9 days in Chiba Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Chiba Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Chiba Prefecture trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Kisarazu
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Kisarazu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Noda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Narita
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kisarazu

— 3 nights
When sightseeing in Kisarazu, you have the opportunity to view monuments, tour temples, walk through parks, and even go shellfish gathering on the seaside.
Visit Mt. Otowa Kiyomizu Temple and Kasamori-ji Temple for their historical value. Head to Aloha Terrace and Umihotarufor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Kisarazu side-trips: Oyama Rice Terraces (in Kamogawa), Remains of Kobundo Tunnel (in Otaki-machi) and Forest adventure Tarzania (in Nagara-machi). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ubara Risokyo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Nokogiri, play a few rounds at The Country Club Japan, and walk around Citizen Fureai Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kisarazu day trip planning website.

Manila, Philippines to Kisarazu is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Manila in November, things will get cooler in Kisarazu: highs are around 17°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Noda.

Things to do in Kisarazu

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noda

— 2 nights
Noda is a city located in far northwestern Chiba Prefecture, Japan.As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 155,644 and a population density of 1500 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): play a few rounds at Murasaki Country Club Murasaki Ayame Course, see the interesting displays at Kikkoman Soy Sauce Museum, then see the interesting displays at The World Doll Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Urayasu Local Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Lalaport Tokyo Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ebi River, then admire the masterpieces at Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tokugan-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Noda driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kisarazu to Noda in 2 hours. Traveling from Kisarazu in November, expect Noda to be slightly colder, temps between 14°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Narita.

Things to do in Noda

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Narita

— 3 nights
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Escape the urban bustle at Taiheiyo Club Narita Course and Imbanuma Bicycle Road. Visit Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple and Katori Shrine for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Narita side-trips: Coconut, Tsudanuma (in Narashino), Chiba (Mitsui Outlet Park Makuhari, Sanyo Media Flower Museum, &more) and Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art (in Sakura). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Naritasan Omote Sando, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Japanese History, play a few rounds at Caledonian Golf Club, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three-storied Pagoda.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Narita online holiday planner.

Drive from Noda to Narita in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Noda in November: highs in Narita hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Narita

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trips

Chiba Prefecture travel guide

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Disney Parks & Activities · Sacred & Religious Sites · Parks
Chiba Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region and the Greater Tokyo Area. The sixth most populous prefecture, and 27th largest by land area, Chiba is on the east coast of Honshu and largely consists of the Bōsō Peninsula, which encloses the eastern side of Tokyo Bay. Its capital is Chiba City.EtymologyThe name of Chiba Prefecture in Japanese is formed from two kanji characters. The first, means "thousand" and the second, means "leaves". The name first appears as an ancient kuni no miyatsuko, or regional command office, as the Chiba Kuni no Miyatsuko. The name was adopted by a branch of the Taira clan, which moved to the area in present-day Chiba City in the late Heian period. The branch of the Taira adopted the name and became the Chiba clan, and held strong influence over the area of the prefecture until the Azuchi-Momoyama period. The name "Chiba" was chosen for the prefecture at the time its creation in 1873 by the, an early Meiji-period body of prefectural governors that met to decide the structure of local and regional administration in Japan.The compound word, which refers to the Tokyo-Chiba region, is formed from the second character in Tokyo, and the second character in Chiba, which can also be pronounced “kei” and “yō” respectively. This compound is used in terms such as the Keiyō Line, Keiyō Road, Keiyō Rinkai Railway Rinkai Main Line, and the Keiyō Industrial Zone.

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