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Help in filling up the itinerary..

Singapore, Singapore
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Help in filling up the itinerary..

Hi all, 

Planning for a short stay in wakayama 

I am kind of lost in this area of planning, where should I stay ? Which area ? Wakayama seem very big, n the infor I got from diff website seem like a puzzle to figure. 

Day 1 Kuroshio market, Tama station n fruit picking in surrounding area. 

Day 2 area in shirahama n saki-no-you onsen 

Day 3 Koyasan 

Question 1 , in the shirahama area, wat exactly I can see ? Beach, sea sport activities, n onsen hopping ? Where should I stay to go Koyasan more convenient the next morning ? I prefer to stay in 1 location to see day 1 n day 2, is it possible ? 

Question 2, is there other places to see or if I need more days in this area ? 

Question 3, if it possible to do day 1 and 2 together in one day ? I m not keen in water sports. Just into travel the surrounding n onsen .. 

Especially I dun even know wat is ard the area,. 

Thanks

Jac

Hong Kong, China
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1. Re: Help in filling up the itinerary..

Q1. Shirahama is famous for beaches, onsen and coastal features.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4958.html

>>Where should I stay to go Koyasan more convenient the next morning ?

From Wakayama city. Take JR to Hashimoto and chg to Nankai Koyasan line to Koyasan.

From Kii Tanabe, take bus to Koyasan

http://www.tb-kumano.jp/en/transport/bus/

Q2. Apart from world heritage Koyasan, Kumano-kodo is another world heritage in Wakayama. Allow 3-4 days if you want to visit Nachi Taisha and Shingu in the east. Driving would be easier along the coast and in the mts if you want to explore.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4952.html

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4955.html

Edited: 06 May 2016, 11:11
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