9 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nagano Prefecture travel planner

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Route & dates

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Ogawa-mura
— 3 nights
2
Nozawaonsen-mura
— 2 nights
3
Karuizawa-machi
— 2 nights

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Ogawa-mura

Ogawa-mura ©
Get out of town with these interesting Ogawa-mura side-trips: Hakuba-mura (Hakuba Iwatake Mountain Resort, Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort, &more) and Daio Wasabi Farm (in Azumino).

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ogawa-mura itinerary maker site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Ogawa-mura is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Ogawa-mura is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Ogawa-mura hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nozawaonsen-mura.

Things to do in Ogawa-mura

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Hakuba-mura, Daio Wasabi Farm
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Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort ©
Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort
Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden ©
Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden
Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park ©
Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park

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Nozawaonsen-mura

Nozawaonsen-mura ©
Many visitors take a trip to Nozawaonsen-mura, a picturesque hot spring village in Nagano Prefecture, to get away from it all.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and then stop by Nozawa Onsen Early Morning Market (Asaichi). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): hit the slopes at Nozawa Onsen and then fly down the slopes at Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort.

Start your trip to Nozawaonsen-mura by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ogawa-mura to Nozawaonsen-mura in 2 hours. In April in Nozawaonsen-mura, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Karuizawa-machi.

Things to do in Nozawaonsen-mura

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort ©
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort
Nozawa Onsen ©
Nozawa Onsen

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Karuizawa-machi

Karuizawa-machi ©
The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Harunire Terrace and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shiraito Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Ueda Castle and then buy something for everyone on your list at Karuizawa prince shopping plaza.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Karuizawa-machi trip planning app.

You can drive from Nozawaonsen-mura to Karuizawa-machi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Ueda Castle
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Ueda Castle ©
Ueda Castle
Shiraito Falls ©
Shiraito Falls
Kumoba Pond ©
Kumoba Pond