7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kanazawa
— 1 night
2
Toyama
— 3 nights
3
Tateyama-machi
— Few hours
4
Nagano
— 2 nights

1
night
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Omicho Market as well as Gongenmori Beach. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Omicho Market and then kick back and relax at Gongenmori Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stroll around Kenrokuen Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, and then take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanazawa attractions planner.

Tokyo to Kanazawa is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. August in Kanazawa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Toyama.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Gongenmori Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town

3
nights
Toyama

Toyama ©
The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hie Shrine, Fugan Unga Kansui Park, Toyama Glass Art Museum, and other attractions. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Iwasehama Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Toyama travel route planner.

Getting from Kanazawa to Toyama by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Toyama can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Tateyama-machi.

Things to do in Toyama

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fugan Unga Kansui Park ©
Fugan Unga Kansui Park
Toyama Glass Art Museum ©
Toyama Glass Art Museum
Toyama Castle ©
Toyama Castle

few
hours
Tateyama-machi

Tateyama-machi ©
The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.
On the 13th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tateyama-machi road trip website.

Traveling by car from Toyama to Tateyama-machi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Tateyama-machi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nagano.

Things to do in Tateyama-machi

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ©
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

2
nights
Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Togakushi Shrine Okusha, Ueda Castle, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zenko-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenkoji Sesonin Shakado Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Togakushi Shrine Okusha, and finally identify plant and animal life at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nagano route maker.

Traveling by car from Tateyama-machi to Nagano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagano

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Matsumoto Castle, Ueda Castle, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Highlights from your plan
Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Togakushi Shrine Okusha ©
Togakushi Shrine Okusha

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