8 days in Iwate Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Iwate Prefecture Itinerary

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Miyako
— 1 night
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Kitakami
— 2 nights
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Hachimantai
— 4 nights

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Miyako

Miyako ©
Miyako is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 54,573, and a population density of 43.3 persons per km2. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Jodogahama Natural Pathway, explore the activities along Jodogahama Beach, make a trip to Taro Kanko Hotel, then make a trip to Gyosai Market, and finally take some stellar pictures from Todogasaki.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miyako journey planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Miyako is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Miyako is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Taipei in February: high temperatures in Miyako hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kitakami.

Things to do in Miyako

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jodogahama  Beach ©
Jodogahama Beach
Gyosai Market ©
Gyosai Market

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Kitakami

Kitakami ©
Kitakami is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 92,945, and a population density of 212 persons per km2 in 37,085 households. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Takadachi Gikeido, contemplate the long history of Motsu-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chuson-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Konjiki-do, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuson-ji Temple Benkeido. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Michinoku Folklore Village, don't miss a visit to Geto Onsen, then admire the sheer force of Kamabuchi no Taki Fall, then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and finally make a trip to Rasuchijin Kyokai.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Kitakami trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Miyako to Kitakami in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kitakami can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hachimantai.

Things to do in Kitakami

Historic Sites · Baths · Museums

Side Trips

Hiraizumi-cho, Hanamaki
Highlights from your plan
Chuson-ji Temple ©
Chuson-ji Temple
Onsen Resorts
Motsu-ji Temple ©
Motsu-ji Temple

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Hachimantai

Hachimantai ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Ski Area and Onsen Resorts. Change things up with these side-trips from Hachimantai: Morioka (Bank of Iwate Red Brick Building, Hōon-ji Temple, &more) and Shizukuishi-cho (Mt. Iwate & Koiwai Farm).

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hachimantai tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kitakami to Hachimantai in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hachimantai

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Morioka, Shizukuishi-cho
Highlights from your plan
Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Ski Area ©
Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Ski Area
Mt. Iwate ©
Mt. Iwate
Appi Kogen Ski Resort ©
Appi Kogen Ski Resort

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