9 days in Chubu Itinerary

9 days in Chubu Itinerary

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9 days in Chubu Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h
1
Nagoya
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Takayama
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Nagoya
— 3 nights
flight:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
You've now added Sakae to your itinerary.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nagoya online trip itinerary builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nagoya is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, with highs in Nagoya at 16°C and lows at 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Takayama.

Things to do in Nagoya

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Sakae
Sakae
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Nagoya TV Tower ©
Nagoya TV Tower

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) as well as Takayama Jinya. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji, then learn more about the world around you at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), and then admire the striking features of Takayama Jinya. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market and then get to know the fascinating history of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Takayama online travel planner .

You can drive from Nagoya to Takayama in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
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2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Omicho Market.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kanazawa tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Takayama to Kanazawa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Kanazawa, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagoya.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kanazawa Castle ©
Kanazawa Castle

3
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
You've added JR Central Towers, Oasis 21, Osu Shopping Street, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nagoya attractions site .

Traveling by car from Kanazawa to Nagoya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Baths Spas Shopping

Side Trip

Nabana no Sato Sato no Yu
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JR Central Towers ©
JR Central Towers
Oasis 21 ©
Oasis 21
Osu Shopping Street ©
Osu Shopping Street

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