7 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

7 days in Okayama Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Okayama Prefecture trip planner

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

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Okayama

— 3 nights
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
On the 9th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Ohara Museum of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, then revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kibitsu Shrine. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden, explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kochin-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongo-ji Temple, and finally browse the different shops at AEON MALL Mall Okayama.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Okayama route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Okayama is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Okayama at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Niimi.

Things to do in Okayama

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Niimi

— 3 nights
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bitchu Matsuyama Castle and Shoka Museum Ikegamitei. Visiting Hiruzen Kogen and Hiruzen Bear Valley Ski Report will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hiruzen Kogen Michi-no-Eki (in Maniwa) and Shorenji (in Takahashi).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Niimi trip planning app.

You can drive from Okayama to Niimi in 2 hours. March in Niimi sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Niimi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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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