7 days in Shikoku Itinerary

7 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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7 days in Shikoku Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Matsuyama
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kochi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Takamatsu
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Bocchan Wind up Clock, explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Isaniwa Shrine, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji, and finally don't miss a visit to Taisanji Temple.

Plan my day in Matsuyama using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Singapore, Singapore to Matsuyama is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Matsuyama, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Matsuyama is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites Baths Spas
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Ishiteji ©
Ishiteji
Isaniwa Shrine ©
Isaniwa Shrine

1
night
Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): bet on a winner at Kochi Horse Racetrack, then kick back and relax at Katsurahama Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chikurinji Temple, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kochi Castle.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kochi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Matsuyama to Kochi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November in Kochi, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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Katsura Hama ©
Katsura Hama
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle
Chikurinji Temple ©
Chikurinji Temple

4
nights
Takamatsu

Takamatsu ©
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Kotohira-gu Shrine and Marugame Castle will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shikoku Mura Village and Otsuka Museum of Art. Explore Takamatsu's surroundings by going to Oasahiko Shrine (in Naruto), Zentsu-ji Temple (in Zentsuji) and Anrakuji Temple (in Kamiita-cho). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Ritsurin Garden, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, explore the world behind art at Benesse House Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kozaiji Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Takamatsu trip builder site .

You can drive from Kochi to Takamatsu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kochi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Takamatsu, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Museums Historic Sites Baths

Side Trips

Naruto, Naoshima-cho, Kotohira-gu, Zentsu-ji Temple, Marugame Castle
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Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu
Marugame Castle ©
Marugame Castle

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