11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Fly
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Karatsu
— Few hours
Drive
3
Nagasaki
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tosu
— Few hours
Drive
5
Kumamoto
— 1 night
Train
6
Kagoshima
— 1 night
Drive
7
Miyazaki
— 1 night
Drive
8
Takachiho-cho
— Few hours
Drive
9
Beppu
— 1 night
Drive
10
Yufu
— 1 day
Drive
11
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly

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nights
Fukuoka

City of Yatai

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu and then buy something for everyone on your list at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tochoji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, catch a movie at Canal City Hakata, then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and finally make a trip to Yatai.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Karatsu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Religious Site
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
4.3
Canal City Hakata ©
Movie Theater
Canal City Hakata
3.6

few
hours
Karatsu

The coastal city of Karatsu has long held importance for trade with China and the Korean Peninsula.
You've now added Yutoku Inari Shrine to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Karatsu Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yutoku Inari Shrine.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Karatsu trip builder.

Drive from Fukuoka to Karatsu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fukuoka in April since evenings lows in Karatsu dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Karatsu

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Karatsu Castle ©
Castle
Karatsu Castle
3.7
Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Religious Site
Yutoku Inari Shrine
4.6

1
night
Nagasaki

City of Peace

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.
Mt. Inasa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nagasaki planner.

Traveling by car from Karatsu to Nagasaki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nagasaki when traveling from Karatsu in April, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tosu.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Mt. Inasa ©
Mountain
Mt. Inasa
4.3

few
hours
Tosu

Tosu is a city located in the eastern part of Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 72,755 and a population density of 1,000 persons per km2. On the 17th (Fri), revel in the low prices at Tosu Premium Outlets.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tosu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Tosu takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tosu when traveling from Nagasaki in April, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Tosu

Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Tosu Premium Outlets ©
Factory Outlet
Tosu Premium Outlets
3.5

1
night
Kumamoto

Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sakuranobaba Johsaien, Kumamoto Castle and Suizenji Jojuen Garden. On the 17th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, then explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Sakuranobaba Johsaien.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kumamoto online trip planner.

Drive from Tosu to Kumamoto in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tosu in April since evenings lows in Kumamoto dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Kumamoto Castle ©
Must see
Kumamoto Castle
4.3
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
History Museum
Sakuranobaba Johsaien
3.6

1
night
Kagoshima

Naples of the East

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Arimura Lava Lookout, Yunohira Lookout, Dolphin Port, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Sat), make a trip to Tenmonkan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Terukuni Shrine, then take in panoramic vistas at Shiroyama Observatory, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Dolphin Port. Keep things going the next day: get impressive views of Sakurajima, take in panoramic vistas at Yunohira Lookout, then enjoy breathtaking views from Arimura Lava Lookout, then look for gifts at Kirishima Onsen Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kagoshima Jingu Shrine.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kagoshima trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kagoshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kirishima Onsen Market ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kirishima Onsen Market
2.9
Sakurajima ©
Volcano
Sakurajima
4.3
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Observation Deck
Shiroyama Observatory
4.2

1
night
Miyazaki

Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Udo Shrine as well as Sekinoo Falls. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Sekinoo Falls and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Udo Shrine.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miyazaki sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Kagoshima to Miyazaki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Udo Shrine ©
Religious Site
Udo Shrine
4.6

few
hours
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 Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Takachiho-cho trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Miyazaki to Takachiho-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Miyazaki in April, plan for little chillier nights in Takachiho-cho, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Beppu.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Takachiho Shrine ©
Religious Site
Takachiho Shrine
4.4

1
night
Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Takegawara Onsen as well as Hells of Beppu. On the 20th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu and then soak in some Japanese tradition at Takegawara Onsen.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Beppu trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Beppu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Takachiho-cho in April, you will find days in Beppu are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Spas · Baths
Highlights from your trip
Hells of Beppu ©
Hot Spring
Hells of Beppu
3.4

1
day
Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, Lake Kinrin and Sagiridai Observatory. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Sagiridai Observatory, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kinrin, then take in the views from Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, then get a dose of culture at Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Wisterias Blossom, and finally don't miss a visit to Sarakurayama Cable Car Parking Lot.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yufu online holiday planner.

Getting from Beppu to Yufu by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks · Events · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lake Kinrin ©
Water Body
Lake Kinrin
3.2
Sagiridai Observatory ©
Observation Deck
Sagiridai Observatory
3.9

1
night
Fukuoka

City of Yatai

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip planner.

Getting from Yufu to Fukuoka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Fukuoka

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