7 days in East Asia Itinerary

7 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tokyo
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Inawashiro-machi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Matsumoto
— 1 night
Drive
4
Nakatsugawa
— 2 nights
Drive to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Fly to Brisbane International Airport

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Tokyo

— 2 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
On the 23rd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Kanda Myojin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asakusa Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Hozomon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and finally wander the streets of Ueno District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Chidorigafuchi, steep yourself in history at Hie Jinjya, steep yourself in history at Nezu Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Toshogu Shrine, and finally stroll around Ueno Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo tour builder.

Brisbane, Australia to Tokyo is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in February: high temperatures in Tokyo hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inawashiro-machi.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Inawashiro-machi

— 1 night
On the 25th (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Bandai Kogen, contemplate the waterfront views at Goshikinuma Lake, then explore the world behind art at Morohashi Museum of Modern Art, then get outside with Inawashiro Ski Resort, and finally steep yourself in history at Hanitsu Shrine.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inawashiro-machi trip site.

Drive from Tokyo to Inawashiro-machi in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tokyo in February: high temperatures in Inawashiro-machi hover around 4°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Inawashiro-machi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Matsumoto

— 1 night
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Matsumoto Castle, contemplate the long history of Kaichi Gakko Primary School, contemplate the long history of Former Catholic Church Priest House, stop by Matsumoto Castletown Springs, then admire the masterpieces at Matsumoto City Art Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Yohashira Shrine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Matsumoto day trip app.

Traveling by car from Inawashiro-machi to Matsumoto takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Historic Sites · Museums

Nakatsugawa

— 2 nights
Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Nakasendo Magome-juku has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Nakatsugawajuku, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eishoji Temple, head outdoors with Nakasendo Magome-juku, get to know the fascinating history of Masugata Waterwheel, then get outside with Nakasendo Tsumagojuku, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Pavement In Ochiai.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nakatsugawa holiday maker app.

Drive from Matsumoto to Nakatsugawa in 2 hours. Traveling from Matsumoto in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nakatsugawa, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fukushima Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Sites · Castles
Fukushima Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region on the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Fukushima.HistoryUntil the Meiji Restoration, the area of Fukushima prefecture was part of what was known as Mutsu Province.The Shirakawa Barrier and the Nakoso Barrier were built around the 5th century to protect 'civilized Japan' from the 'barbarians' to the north. Fukushima became a Province of Mutsu after the Taika Reforms were established in 646.In 718, the provinces of Iwase and Iwaki were created, but these areas reverted to Mutsu some time between 722 and 724.The province of Fukushima was conquered by Prince Subaru in 1293. This region of Japan is also known as Michinoku and Ōshū.The Fukushima Incident took place in the prefecture after Mishima Michitsune was appointed governor in 1882.2011 earthquake and subsequent disastersThe 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and the resulting Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster caused significant damage to the prefecture, primarily but not limited to the eastern Hama-dōri region.

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