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Izumo— 4 nights
Nestled in the shadows of the Chugoku Mountains, historic Izumo boasts one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines.Explore Izumo's surroundings by going to Matsue (Yaegaki Shrine & Matsue Castle), Adachi Museum of Art (in Yasugi) and Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (in Oda). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Izumo Taisha Shrine, enjoy the sea views from Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Former Taisha Station, and kick back and relax at Inasa Beach.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Izumo trip itinerary builder website .
If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Hiroshima Airport, Okayama Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In October, daytime highs in Izumo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in Izumo
Sakaiminato, Matsue, Adachi Museum of Art, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, Shinji Lake