4 days in Japan Itinerary

4 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nagoya
— 1 night
2
Takayama
— Few hours
3
Minami Alps
— 1 night
4
Shirakawa
— 1 night

1
night
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 16th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, thentake a stroll through Sakae, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atsuta Jingu Shrine.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nagoya trip itinerary website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Nagoya is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in January: high temperatures in Nagoya hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Takayama.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Atsuta Jingu Shrine ©
Atsuta Jingu Shrine
Sakae
Sakae

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Takayama journey app.

Traveling by car from Nagoya to Takayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Takayama can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Minami Alps.

Things to do in Takayama

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

1
night
Minami Alps

Minami Alps
Minami-Alps is a city located in eastern Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.As of September 2015, the city has an estimated population of 70,968 and a population density of 269 persons per km². On the 17th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt.Senjogadake and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kitadake.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Minami Alps route planner.

Traveling by car from Takayama to Minami Alps takes 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Takayama in January since evenings lows in Minami Alps dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shirakawa.

Things to do in Minami Alps

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mt.Senjogadake

1
night
Shirakawa

Shirakawa
Shirakawa is a city located in Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. On the 18th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Kominejo Catsle History Museum.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shirakawa travel route planner.

You can drive from Minami Alps to Shirakawa in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shirakawa

Museums

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