36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

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36 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
1
Toki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Nakatsugawa
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Gero
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Takayama
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h
5
Gifu
— 10 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
End: Boracay

5
nights
Toki

Toki ©
Toki is a city located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toki: Minokamo (Old Otawakihonjin Hayashi Family's House, Shoyo Tsubouchi Statue, & more), Kani (Mino Kaneyama Castle Ruins, Saifuku-ji Temple, & more) and Yaotsu-cho (Shionami Local Market, Shintabisoko Bridge, & more). And it doesn't end there: revel in the low prices at Toki Premium Outlets, see the interesting displays at Mizunami Ceramic Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Gyaruri Momogusa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chofuku-ji Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Toki trip builder app .

Boracay, Philippines to Toki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boracay to Toki due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Boracay in June, with highs in Toki at 28°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Toki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Minokamo, Tajimi, Kani, Yaotsu-cho, Mizunami Ceramic Museum
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Maruyama Dam ©
Maruyama Dam
Toki Premium Outlets ©
Toki Premium Outlets
Koyama Kannon ©
Koyama Kannon

6
nights
Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa ©
Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Venture out of the city with trips to Ena (Fukuju no Sato Mongol Village, Taishomura Shiryokan, & more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Fri) at Kur Resort Yubunesawa. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Magome-juku, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ena Weston Park, take an in-depth tour of Nakatsugawa Naegi Toyama Shiryokan, and admire the striking features of Ochiai Honjin.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nakatsugawa journey tool .

You can drive from Toki to Nakatsugawa in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Nakatsugawa can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gero.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Historic Sites Spas Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ena
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Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins

6
nights
Gero

Gero ©
Gero is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Explore Gero's surroundings by going to Gujo (Gujohachiman Rakugeikan, Gujo Hachiman Castle, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Gero Onsen Gasshomura, witness a stunning natural landmark at Gero Onsen Funsenchi, take an in-depth tour of Jomon Park Gero Furusato Histroy Memorial Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hida Kaido Kinkotsu Meguri.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Gero trip planning tool .

Drive from Nakatsugawa to Gero in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Takayama.

Things to do in Gero

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gujo
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Takasu Snow Park ©
Takasu Snow Park
Thermal Spas
Gero Onsen Gassho Village ©
Gero Onsen Gassho Village

6
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Takayama: White-Walled Storehouse City and Seto (in Hida) and Shirakawa-mura (The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Traditional Houses in the Gassho Style, Shirakawago Gasshozukuri Homurajin Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Sanmachi Suji, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Okuhida Bear's Park, see the interesting displays at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, and get a sense of history and politics at Takayama Jinya.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Takayama road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gero to Takayama takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Takayama are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Gifu.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Hida
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Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji
Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market ©
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya

10
nights
Gifu

Gifu ©
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
Get out of town with these interesting Gifu side-trips: Ibigawa-cho (Mount Kanmuri Trail, Tokuyama Dam, & more), Teisho-ji Temple (in Kakamigahara) and Seki (Gifu Cutlery Hall, Cutler Sanshu, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, don't miss a visit to Gifu City Tower 43 Observation Room, appreciate the history behind Oguri Cap Statue, and explore the striking landscape at Noedani Fault.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Gifu online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Takayama to Gifu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Gifu are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gifu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ibigawa-cho, Ogaki, Seki, Mino, Motosu
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Kinka ©
Mt. Kinka
Cutler Sanshu / Seki Hamono Museum ©
Cutler Sanshu / Seki Hamono Museum
Kosaka Sake Shop ©
Kosaka Sake Shop