58 days in Ehime Prefecture Itinerary

58 days in Ehime Prefecture Itinerary

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58 days in Ehime Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Imabari
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Iyo
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ozu
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Uwajima
— 13 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Shikokuchuo
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

12
nights
Imabari

Imabari ©
The city of Imabari encompasses several islands in Japan's inland sea, and due to this strategic location it changed hands regularly during the feudal era.
Escape the urban bustle at Michi-no-Eki Imabari City Tatara Shimanami Park and Hoshinoura Seaside Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Imabari: Kamijima-cho (Yuge Ohashi Bridge Memorial Park & Yuge Shrine) and Saijo (Kamegamori Road, Sasagamine, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Imabari Castle, snap pictures at Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Mt. Kiro Observatory Park, and contemplate the long history of Iyo Kokubunji Tower Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Imabari online trip planner .

Honolulu, USA to Imabari is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 19 hours traveling from Honolulu to Imabari due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Imabari to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Iyo.

Things to do in Imabari

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saijo, Kamijima-cho, Tatara Bridge
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Mt. Ishizuchi ©
Mt. Ishizuchi
Imabari Castle ©
Imabari Castle
Oyamazumi Shrine ©
Oyamazumi Shrine

10
nights
Iyo

Iyo ©
Iyo is a city located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.On August 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 37,982 and a population density of 195.93 persons per km². Get outdoors at Ehime Tobe Zoo and Hojo Kashima. Popular historic sites such as Matsuyama Castle and Isaniwa Shrine are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iyo: Kumakogen-cho (Mimidodake Rock, Shikoku Karst, & more), Toon (Shirai Fall, Namekawakeikoku, & more) and Matsuyama (Ishiteji, Shoninzaka, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iyozu Hikonomikoto Shrine, browse the different shops at ANA Hotel Matsuyama Fashion Mall AVA, and make a trip to Enkoji Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Iyo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Imabari to Iyo takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Iyo are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ozu.

Things to do in Iyo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Matsuyama, Toon, Kumakogen-cho, Tobe-cho, Emifull Masaki
Highlights from your plan
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Ishiteji ©
Ishiteji
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum ©
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum

12
nights
Ozu

Ozu ©
Ōzu is a Japanese city of about 48,000 inhabitants located in Ehime Prefecture.HistoryŌzu Castle is a castle in Ōzu. Step out of the city life by going to Ao Island and Cape Sada. Venture out of the city with trips to Yawatahama (Uchinoura Kokaido, Kotohira Park, & more), Uchiko-cho (Machiya Resource Center, Former Katsudo Shashinkan, Asahikan, & more) and Ikata-cho (Cape Sada Melody Line, Oku Observatory, & more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kaze no Museum & Utamaro-kan, make a trip to Pokopen Yokochou, explore the historical opulence of Garyu Sanso, and see the interesting displays at Ozu City Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ozu travel route builder site .

Getting from Iyo to Ozu by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ozu are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Uwajima.

Things to do in Ozu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uchiko-cho, Yawatahama, Ikata-cho
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Sada Misaki ©
Sada Misaki
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine ©
Iyo Ozu Sukunahikona Shrine
Yuge Shrine ©
Yuge Shrine

13
nights
Uwajima

Uwajima ©
Uwajima is a city located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 86,631 and a population density of 184.53 persons per km². Do your shopping at Michi-no-Eki Hiyoshi Yumesanchi and Michi-no-Eki Hiromimori no Sankaku Boshi. Take a break from the city and head to Shikoku Karst Onogahara and Nishiumi Kashima. Get out of town with these interesting Uwajima side-trips: Seiyo (Unomachi Station, Uwa Rise Museum, & more), Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan (in Matsuno-cho) and Ainan-cho (Sotodomari, Cape Komo Observatory Park, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Uwajima Castle, take in the waterfront activity at Hiburi-jima Okinoshima Island, see the interesting displays at Uwajima City Date Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Nanrakuen.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Uwajima day trip site .

You can drive from Ozu to Uwajima in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Uwajima can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shikokuchuo.

Things to do in Uwajima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ainan-cho, Seiyo, Kihoku-cho, Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan
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Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan ©
Nijino Mori Koen Osakanakan
Uwajima Castle ©
Uwajima Castle
Kaimei School ©
Kaimei School

9
nights
Shikokuchuo

Shikokuchuo ©
Get out of town with these interesting Shikokuchuo side-trips: Niihama (Besshi Copper Mine, Bessi Dozan Memorial Museum, & more).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shikokuchuo day trip planner .

Getting from Uwajima to Shikokuchuo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 17th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Shikokuchuo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Niihama
Highlights from your plan
Yamane Park ©
Yamane Park
Ehime General Science Museum ©
Ehime General Science Museum
Tonaru Historical Museum ©
Tonaru Historical Museum