10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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10 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Karatsu
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Yufu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Glover Garden and Shinchi Chinatown. Escape the urban bustle at Mt. Inasa and Takahama Beach. Step out of Nagasaki with an excursion to Huis Ten Bosch in Sasebo--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, stroll through Nagasaki Peace Park, and head off the coast to Hashima Island.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Nagasaki online travel route planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nagasaki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Nagasaki due to the time zone difference. In July in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Karatsu.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Huis Ten Bosch
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

few
hours
Karatsu

Karatsu
The coastal city of Karatsu has long held importance for trade with China and the Korean Peninsula.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Hado Misaki, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Yobuko Daiba Minato Plaza, and then get to know the fascinating history of Nijino Matsubara.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Karatsu trip planner .

Getting from Nagasaki to Karatsu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Karatsu

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

2
nights
Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Iwashita Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Yufuin Area, explore the galleries of Homme Blue Cafe, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kinrin, and finally look for gifts at Wahaha.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yufu trip maker .

You can drive from Karatsu to Yufu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Karatsu in July, Yufu is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Yufu

Shopping Nature Parks
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Homme Blue Cafe ©
Homme Blue Cafe
Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dazaifu Temmangu and Tochoji Temple. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Miyajihama Beach and Keya Beach. Explore Fukuoka's surroundings by going to Kitakyushu (Kokura Castle & Mojiko Retro), Fukuma Beach (in Fukutsu) and Tenkai Inari Shrine (in Dazaifu). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, have some family-friendly fun at Fukuro no Mise, Hakata, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park.

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Traveling by car from Yufu to Fukuoka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Yufu in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fukuoka: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Itoshima, Dazaifu, Fukutsu, Kitakyushu
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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