6 days in Ibaraki & Ibaraki Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Ibaraki & Ibaraki Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Osaka International Airport, Drive to Ibaraki
1
Ibaraki
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Osaka International Airport, Fly to Narita International Airport, Drive to Mito
2
Mito
— 2 nights
Drive to Narita International Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

S M T W T F S
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

Ibaraki

— 1 night
Ibaraki is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): walk around Expo '70 Commemorative Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Horyu-ji Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Byodoin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): learn the secrets of production at Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daimon-ji Temple, then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall of Mino, and finally examine the collection at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ibaraki sightseeing planning site.

Dallas, USA to Ibaraki is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Dallas to Ibaraki. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in April; daily highs in Ibaraki reach 67°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mito.

Things to do in Ibaraki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Mito

— 2 nights
Quaint and historic, Mito serves as the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture, once a castle town and stronghold for the Edo-period Mito clan.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Yakuo-in, take in panoramic vistas at Oarai Marine Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oarai Isosaki Shrine, then meet the residents at Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Nakaminato Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Hitachi Seaside Park, stroll around Kairakuen Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Kobuntei, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Semba Boadwalk, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokiwa Shrine.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mito attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ibaraki to Mito. Expect little chillier evenings in Mito when traveling from Ibaraki in April, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mito

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ibaraki Prefecture travel guide

4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Playgrounds · Landmarks
Ibaraki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan, located in the Kantō region on the main island of Honshu. The capital is Mito.HistoryIbaraki Prefecture was previously known as Hitachi Province. In 1871, the name of the province became Ibaraki.

Source