Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Around Tokyo & Mt.Fuji(Kanto)
Travel Period
6D5N
Route
338
Overview
Start
Tokyo
Goal
Tokyo
Way
return_trip
Travel Pace
busy
Distance
970 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 12,100
About this route
6 days 5 nights driving route which you can drive across the Honshu(main) island, goes to Niigata located Sea of Japan side and returns to Tokyo via Nagano, Kusatsu and so on. The driving distance is about 1000km for 6days and you can drive along the mountains, coast, highland, old town and so on. It doesn't include a consecutive stay in the same city and due to long driving distance, the travel pace is will be busy. If you prefer a more relaxing itinerary, route 339 which is added one more night at Karuizawa. It is also recommended for travelers who like Onsen because you can stay a maximum of 5 nights stay at the inn with Onsen. The highlight of this route is "Kiyotsukyo Gorge Tunnel", "Togakushi Shrine Avenue of cedar trees", "Onioshidashi Volcanic Park", UNESCO world heritage "Tomioka Silk Mill" and so on. And on day 5th, you can enjoy driving on "Shiga Kusatsu Route(Route292)" from Nagano to Kusatsu, which is considered one of the best scenic driving routes in the whole of Japan. Recommended food are Pork miso bowl in Chichibu, Mizusawa Udon near Ikaho Onsen town, seafood suchi as Sushi in Niigata, Togakushi Soba and so on. Another feature of this route is that you can enjoy flowers of various seasons. In spring, you can enjoy contrast of cherry blossom and rape blossom, Poppyand Moss Pink. In summer, you can enjoy Sunflowers. And in autumn, you can enjoy amazing autuml colored leaves at many sightseeing spots. Moreover, you also can drive between the snow corridors on the Shiga Kusatsu Route(Route292) from the end of April to the beginning of May. Our daily driving map will recommend you only the spots where is the best timing to visit. Please be careful that "Shiga Kusatsu Route(Route292)" is closed from Beginning of November to End of April. If you want to travel this period, this route is not recommended.

Tokyo

rental_car
164 764*87
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Chichibu/Nagatoro

sightseeing
150 612 715*63
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Kawagoe Town

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Nagatoro Iwadatami Rocks

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Soka Senbei Garden

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3 349 809*15
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Omiya Bonsai Art Museum

sightseeing
3 631 043*16
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Kawagoe Town

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Spaintei

restaurant
5 881 671*63
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Yotsuba

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KINBUE SYOYU PARK

sightseeing
14 161 724*01
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Poppy Happy Square

sightseeing
14 465 145
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Shobujoshi Ayame Garden

sightseeing
14 506 894
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Gongendo Park

sightseeing
45 312 630*25
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Fukiage Cosmos Garden

sightseeing
14 609 133*64
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Sakitama Kofun Park

sightseeing
14 732 676*26
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Kodai Hasunosato

sightseeing
14 765 276
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Soba Chujiro Gura

restaurant
14 790 546*18
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Kanetsukido

restaurant
14 789 257*46
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Menuma Shodenzan Temple

sightseeing
14 789 257*46
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Johnson Town

sightseeing
5 573 488*17
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Moomin Valley Park

sightseeing
91 145 131
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OH!!!

restaurant
91 082 680*07
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Carvaan Brewery & Restaurant

restaurant
91 052 888
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Kato Farm Baffi 

restaurant
91 299 188
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Kinchakuda Manjushage Park

sightseeing
91 172 644*27
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Godaison Azalea Park

sightseeing
91 470 760
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Ogose Bairin (Plum Park)

sightseeing
91 498 339
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Sennennosono Ravender Garden

sightseeing
91 713 360*22
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Joro Unagi Fukusuke

restaurant
91 796 201*28
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Imaiya

restaurant
150 713 565*34
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Torayama Thousand Cherry Blossom

sightseeing
91 817 725*56
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Chichibu Kogen Farm

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Nagatoro Cherry blossom street

sightseeing
150 673 234*47
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Umedaya

restaurant
150 643 645*54
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Nagatoro Iwadatami Rocks

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Hanamizuki

restaurant
150 644 062*67
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Miharashitei

restaurant
150 644 003*23
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Asami Reizo(Hodosandou)

restaurant
150 613 792*14
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Gallery Cafe Yamashita

restaurant
150 613 698*02
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Nagatorogura Brewery

sightseeing
150 613 639*46
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Hodosan Shrine

sightseeing
150 612 715*63
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Mt.Hodosan Ropeway

sightseeing
150 612