16 days in Nagano & Ise Itinerary

16 days in Nagano & Ise Itinerary

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Nagano
— 10 nights
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Ise
— 3 nights
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Ise
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Nagano

Nagano ©
Near the confluence of the Chikuma and Sai rivers, Nagano combines historic sites with nearby forested alps dotted with shrines.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nagano: Kusatsu-machi (Yubatake & Onsen Resorts), Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort (in Nozawaonsen-mura) and Yamanouchi-machi (Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zenko-ji Temple, pause for some photo ops at Stone Church, don't miss a visit to Ponshukan, and hit the slopes at Togakushi Ski Area.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nagano planning website.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Toyama Airport, Komatsu Airport and Niigata Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Nagano can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ise.

Things to do in Nagano

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 8:
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Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park ©
Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park
Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort ©
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

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Ise

Ise ©
A spiritual center of Shintoism, Ise stands as a traditional city where visitors can see the roots of Japanese culture in a number of well-preserved natural and historic sites.
On the 9th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Ise Shrine Geku, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ise Grand Shrine, make a trip to Okage Yokocho, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Toba Aquarium, and finally contemplate the long history of Oharai-machi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Hotel Shima Spain Mura, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Futami Okitama Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meotoiwa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarutahiko Shrine.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ise planning app.

Traveling by car from Nagano to Ise takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nagano in January; daily highs in Ise reach 9°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ise.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
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Ise Grand Shrine ©
Ise Grand Shrine
Okage Yokocho ©
Okage Yokocho
Mikimoto Pearl Island ©
Mikimoto Pearl Island

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Ise

Ise ©
On the 11th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Ise-Shima Skyline Observatory, then get engrossed in the history at Sengukan, and then examine the collection at Okageza. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Ise Ninja Kingdom, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ise Meotoiwa Interactive Aquarium (Ise Sea Paradise), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tsukiyomi-no-miya Shrine.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ise online trip itinerary maker.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ise

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
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Tsukiyominomiya ©
Tsukiyominomiya
Tsukiyomi-no-miya Shrine ©
Tsukiyomi-no-miya Shrine

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