7 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

7 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Okayama Prefecture route maker

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Make it your trip
Fly to Fukuoka, Train to Kurashiki
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Kurashiki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Niimi
— 3 nights
Drive to Okayama Momotaro Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Kurashiki

— 3 nights
A town once known for its industriousness, today Kurashiki enjoys a reputation for its architecture and art.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, then take in nature's colorful creations at Okayama Korakuen Garden, and finally step into the grandiose world of Okayama Castle. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Kurashiki Ivy Square, stop by Orgel Musee Metasequoia, then get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Sun Sta Kurashiki (Sun Station Terrace Kurashiki).

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kurashiki tour builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kurashiki is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Kurashiki is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Kurashiki at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Niimi.

Things to do in Kurashiki

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Niimi

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Takahashi (Shoka Museum Ikegamitei, Takahashi Folk Museum, &more) and Hiruzen Kogen (in Maniwa).

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Niimi attractions planner.

Drive from Kurashiki to Niimi in 1.5 hours. In March in Niimi, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Niimi

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Okayama Prefecture travel guide

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Gardens · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Walking Areas
Okayama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on the main island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Okayama.HistoryPrior to the Meiji Restoration of 1868, the area of present-day Okayama Prefecture was divided between Bitchū, Bizen and Mimasaka Provinces. Okayama Prefecture was formed and named in 1871 as part of the large-scale administrative reforms of the early Meiji period (1868–1912), and the borders of the prefecture were set in 1876.GeographyOkayama Prefecture borders Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, and Hiroshima Prefecture. It faces Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku across the Seto Inland Sea and includes 90 islands in the sea.Okayama Prefecture is home to the historic town of Kurashiki. Most of the population is concentrated around Kurashiki and Okayama. The small villages in the northern mountain region are aging and declining in population - more than half of the prefectures municipalities are officially designated as depopulated.

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