6 days in Hyogo Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Hyogo Prefecture Itinerary

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6 days in Hyogo Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Shinonsen-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Himeji
— 1 day
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Taipei

4
nights
Shinonsen-cho

Shinonsen-cho ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hakuto Beach and Uradome Coast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shinonsen-cho: Miyazu (Amanohashidate & Amano Hashidate Beach), Tottori (Tottori Sand Dunes & The Sand Museum) and Higashihama Beach (in Iwami-cho).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shinonsen-cho trip itinerary planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Shinonsen-cho is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Taipei, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Shinonsen-cho, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Shinonsen-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tottori, Iwami-cho, Miyazu
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Uradome Coast ©
Uradome Coast
Onsen Resorts
Tottori Sand Dunes ©
Tottori Sand Dunes

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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Kokoen Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Himeji Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Ieshima Islands, and finally examine the collection at Himeji Science Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Himeji vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shinonsen-cho to Himeji takes 2.5 hours. In August in Himeji, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Himeji

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en
Ieshima Islands ©
Ieshima Islands