9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ena
— 1 night
2
Takayama
— 1 night
3
Hokuto
— 1 night
4
Kofu
— 1 night
5
Tokyo
— 3 nights
6
Narita
— 1 night

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Ena

Ena ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Iwamura Castle Ruins, appreciate the extensive heritage of Iwamura Historical Town, admire the striking features of Former Kimura Residence, sample the tasty concoctions at Iwamura SAKE Brewery, then admire the striking features of Katsukawake, and finally examine the collection at Tosaya.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ena vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Ena is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ena. Traveling from Singapore in October, you will find days in Ena are cooler (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Ena

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins

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Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
On the 22nd (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), explore the world behind art at Hida Takayama Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Takayama Jinya, then wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji, and finally examine the collection at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Takayama travel planner.

You can drive from Ena to Takayama in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hokuto.

Things to do in Takayama

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) ©
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya
Sanmachi Suji ©
Sanmachi Suji

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Hokuto

Hokuto
The small city of Hokuto sits amid some big scenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Shojigataki Falls, then take a memorable drive along Yatsugatake Kogen Line, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kawamata Higashi Canyon Shizen Kansatsuen, and finally snap pictures at Yatsugatake Kogen Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hokuto online trip maker.

Drive from Takayama to Hokuto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kofu.

Things to do in Hokuto

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan

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Kofu

Kofu ©
Old historic castles and Shinto shrines dominate the sightseeing in Kofu, a city fringed by mountains on all sides.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kimpu and then admire the engineering at Arakawa Dam.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kofu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Kofu is just a stone's throw from Hokuto. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kofu

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arakawa Dam ©
Arakawa Dam

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tokyo tour itinerary planning site.

Drive from Kofu to Tokyo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kofu in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Tokyo, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Narita.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

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Narita

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Narita International Airport Terminal 1, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three-storied Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Narita itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Narita takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Narita International Airport Terminal 1 ©
Narita International Airport Terminal 1

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