10 days in Shikoku & Osaka Itinerary

10 days in Shikoku & Osaka Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13 h 45 min
1
Tokushima
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Muroto
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kochi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Sukumo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Matsuyama
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Takamatsu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Osaka
— Few hours
Train + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Tokushima

Tokushima
Seemingly floating between the Inland Sea and surrounding mountains, Tokushima serves as the capital city of its prefecture.
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tokushima journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tokushima is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Tokushima is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 18°C and lows of 15°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Muroto.

Things to do in Tokushima

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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1
night
Muroto

Muroto ©
Muroto is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Cape Muroto Lighthouse, make a trip to Muroto Cape, then pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Shintaro Nakaoka, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Monet Marmottan au Village de Kitagawa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hotsumisakiji Temple and then get outside with Mikurodo.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Muroto road trip app.

Drive from Tokushima to Muroto in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tokushima in November since evenings lows in Muroto dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Muroto

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jardin de Monet Marmottan au Village de Kitagawa
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Hotsumisakiji Temple ©
Hotsumisakiji Temple
Muroto Cape ©
Muroto Cape
Cape Muroto Lighthouse ©
Cape Muroto Lighthouse

2
nights
Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kochi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Muroto to Kochi in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kochi are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sukumo.

Things to do in Kochi

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Katsura Hama ©
Katsura Hama
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle
Hirome Ichiba ©
Hirome Ichiba

1
night
Sukumo

Sukumo ©
Sukumo is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. On the 18th (Mon), appreciate the views at Idei Valley, then walk around Kanyoto Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enkoji Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sukumo Machi no Eki Hayashitei.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sukumo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi to Sukumo takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Sukumo

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kanyoto Park ©
Kanyoto Park

1
night
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Bocchan Wind up Clock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, don't miss a visit to Dogo Onsen Station, then stop by Dogo Onsen Kanko Kaikan, and finally explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle.

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Traveling by car from Sukumo to Matsuyama takes 3 hours. November in Matsuyama sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites Shopping Baths
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Ishiteji ©
Ishiteji
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

2
nights
Takamatsu

Takamatsu ©
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Ritsurin Garden, get engrossed in the history at Shikoku Mura Village, and then admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Japanese Rural Toy Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, then explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotohira-gu.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Takamatsu trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Matsuyama to Takamatsu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Matsuyama in November since evenings lows in Takamatsu dip to 9°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Osaka.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kurashiki, Okayama Korakuen Garden, Kotohira-gu
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Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village
Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

few
hours
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senko-ji Temple.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka route maker tool.

You can take a train from Takamatsu to Osaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites
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Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Senko-ji Temple ©
Senko-ji Temple

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