10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Kumamoto
— 1 night
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Fukuoka
— 1 night
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Nagasaki
— 2 nights
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Kikuchi
— 2 nights

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 1st (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden and then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Miyajima, look for gifts at Itsukushima Gekijyo, and then see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Hiroshima is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manila to Hiroshima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in May, you will find days in Hiroshima are little chillier (28°C), and nights are colder (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

1
night
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake, look for gifts at KUMAMON products Nagataniya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine, then admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kumamoto trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. May in Kumamoto sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto ©
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
Kato Shrine ©
Kato Shrine

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Onojo Cocoro no Furusatokan City Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, then get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka attractions planning website.

Getting from Kumamoto to Fukuoka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Onojo Cocoro no Furusatokan City Museum
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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center
Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum

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nights
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
On the 6th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, stroll through Nagasaki Peace Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, then see the interesting displays at Dejima, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Glover Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sōfuku-ji Temple and then step off the mainland to explore Hashima Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki online journey planner.

Drive from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kikuchi.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

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Kikuchi

Kikuchi ©
Kikuchi is a city located in Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. On the 8th (Fri), look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Shichijo Melon Dome, then admire the verdant scenery at Kikuchi Gorge, and then examine the collection at Aso Highland Museum Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kikuchi trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Kikuchi in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kikuchi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aso Highland Museum Park, Historical Park Kikuchi Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kikuchi Gorge ©
Kikuchi Gorge
Kikuchi Shrine ©
Kikuchi Shrine

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