11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
2
Usa
— 1 night
3
Takachiho-cho
— 1 night
4
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
5
Sasebo
— 1 night
6
Nagasaki
— 2 nights

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Fukuoka side-trips: Kumamoto (Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Suizenji Jojuen Garden, &more) and Dazaifu Tenman-gu (in Dazaifu). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Ohori Park, browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, have some family-friendly fun at Fukuro no Mise, Hakata, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tochoji Temple.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Fukuoka travel itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Fukuoka is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Usa.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kumamoto, Dazaifu
Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

1
night
Usa

Usa ©
Usa is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. On the 12th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at African Safari, relax in the rural setting at Senzai Farm, thenget engrossed in the history at Oita Prefectural Museum of History, and finally steep yourself in history at Usajingu Shrine.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Usa trip app.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Usa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Usa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
African Safari ©
African Safari
Usajingu Shrine ©
Usajingu Shrine

1
night
Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Takachiho Gorge. On the 13th (Wed), meet the residents at Takachiho Gorge Freshwater Fish Aquarium, explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine, thengo for a walk through Amano Yasugawara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Iwato Shrine.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Takachiho-cho trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Usa to Takachiho-cho takes 3 hours. November in Takachiho-cho sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine
Amano Yasugawara ©
Amano Yasugawara

2
nights
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Nagashima Museum, thenget impressive views of Sakurajima, and then admire the natural beauty at Kagoshima Kenritsu Yoshino Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Meiji Restoration, take in panoramic vistas at Shiroyama Observatory, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Shiroyama, thentake in the pleasant sights at Sengan-en, and finally appreciate the history behind Saigo Takamori Statue.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kagoshima travel site.

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Kagoshima takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Kagoshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Sasebo.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Nagashima Museum ©
Nagashima Museum

1
night
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yumihari and then find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sasebo itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kagoshima to Sasebo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Sasebo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Dejima, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thenwalk around Nagasaki Peace Park, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, and finally take in the views from Megane Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nagasaki trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Sasebo to Nagasaki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa

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