47 days in Kochi Prefecture Itinerary

47 days in Kochi Prefecture Itinerary

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Fly to Takamatsu Airport, Drive to Aki
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Aki
— 6 nights
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Muroto
— 7 nights
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Otsuki-cho
— 7 nights
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Shimanto-cho
— 7 nights
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Kochi
— 9 nights
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Otoyo-cho
— 7 nights
Drive to Takamatsu Airport, Fly to Jorge Newbery Airpark

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Aki

Aki is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan on the island of Shikoku. Escape the urban bustle at Ioki Cave and Lake Yanase. Explore hidden gems such as Konomineji Temple and Aki Castle Ruins. Explore Aki's surroundings by going to Umaji-mura (Hirase Tunnel, Gomi Tunnel, &more), Kitagawa-mura (Shintaro Nakamura Hall & Jardin de Monet Marmottan au Village de Kitagawa) and Tano-cho (Residence of Yukio Hamaguchi & Okagoten). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Old Samurai Residence of Rojyu Doi, make a trip to Carillon Clock, admire the landmark architecture of The birthplace of Yataro Iwasaki, and go for a stroll along the water at Cape Oyama-misaki.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aki trip itinerary planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Aki is an approximately 42-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Aki due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Aki at 13°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Muroto.

Things to do in Aki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Muroto

Muroto is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Get some cultural insight at Hotsumisakiji Temple and Shinshoji Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape Muroto Lighthouse and Streets in Kiragawa-town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Muroto: Toyo-cho (Ikumi Beach & Umi no Eki Toyo). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Muroto Cape, appreciate the history behind The Statue of Shintaro Nakaoka, see the interesting displays at Whale Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kongochoji.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Muroto trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Aki to Muroto by car takes about an hour. In January in Muroto, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. You will leave for Otsuki-cho on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Muroto

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Otsuki-cho

Relax by the water at Tatsukushi Coast and Oki Coast. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kongofukuji Temple and Ichijo Shrine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Otsuki-cho: Tosashimizu (Usuebae Lookout, Minokoshi Coast, &more), Shimanto (Takase Submersible Bridge & Hage Chinka Bridge) and Sukumo (Sukumo City Sukumo History Museum, Ideioketsu, &more).

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Otsuki-cho trip planning site.

You can drive from Muroto to Otsuki-cho in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shimanto-cho.

Things to do in Otsuki-cho

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Shimanto-cho

Explore hidden gems such as Nakatsu Valley and Iwamotoji Temple. Get some cultural insight at Yoshimura Torataro Residence and Hossho-ji Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Shimanto-cho side-trips: Oishike's Weeping Cherry Blossoms (in Niyodogawa-cho), Tsuno-cho (Karst Study Center, Headwaters of Shimanto River, &more) and Yusuhara-cho (Kakehashi Izumi Residence, Yusuhara Town Office, &more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shimanto-cho trip website.

Traveling by car from Otsuki-cho to Shimanto-cho takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Shimanto-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Kochi

The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tosa Shrine and Zenshibuji Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Wanpaku Kochi and Katsura Hama. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi: Tosa (Kiyotakiji Temple & Shoryuji Temple), Yokonami Kuroshima Line (in Susaki) and Konan (Ekingura, Ryoma History Museam, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kochi Castle, get engrossed in the history at Sakamoto Ryoma's Hometown Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Yasuike Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chikurinji Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kochi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Shimanto-cho to Kochi in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kochi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Otoyo-cho.

Things to do in Kochi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Otoyo-cho

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Befukyo Canyon and Yasaka Shrine. Visit Buraku-ji Temple Yakushido and Burakuji Temple for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Otoyo-cho side-trips: Sameura Dam (in Tosa-cho), Tomie Ohara Bungakukan (in Motoyama-cho) and Kami (Poem & Marchen Gallery, Kami City Takashi Yanase Memorial Museum Anpanman Museum, &more).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Otoyo-cho trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kochi to Otoyo-cho in an hour. February in Otoyo-cho sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Otoyo-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kochi Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Castles
Kōchi Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the south coast of Shikoku. The capital is the city of Kōchi.HistoryPrior to the Meiji Restoration, Kōchi was known as Tosa Province and was controlled by the Chosokabe clan in the Sengoku period and the Yamauchi family during the Edo period.Kōchi City is also the birthplace of noted revolutionary Sakamoto Ryōma.GeographyKōchi Prefecture comprises the southwestern part of the island of Shikoku, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by Ehime to the north-west and Tokushima to the north-east. It is the largest but least populous of Shikoku's four prefectures. Most of the province is mountainous, and in only a few areas such as around Kōchi and Nakamura is there a coastal plain. Kōchi is famous for its many rivers. Inamura-yama in Tosa-cho is the highest peak in Kōchi prefecture with an altitude of 1,506 meters above sea level.As of April 1, 2012, 7% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park; Ishizuchi, Muroto-Anan Kaigan, and Tsurugisan Quasi-National Parks; and eighteen Prefectural Natural Parks.

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