11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Yakushima-cho
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Shinkamigoto-cho, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Goto, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
On the 28th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kusukawa Tenmangu Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yaku Shrine, then kick back and relax at Isso Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Yahazu Cape. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Yakushima World Heritage Conservation Center, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll through Tashiro Beach.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Yakushima-cho is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, plan for little chillier days in Yakushima-cho, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Hirado.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Isso Beach ©
Isso Beach

1
day
Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture

Hirado ©
Hirado, historically known as Firando is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. On the 30th (Tue), kick back and relax at Hitotsuku Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yamada Church, then examine the collection at Shimanoyakata, and finally explore the historical opulence of Hirado Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hirado trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Yakushima-cho to Hirado with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Hirado are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Hirado

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Hirado Castle ©
Hirado Castle

1
night
Shinkamigoto-cho, Nagasaki Prefecture

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
On the 31st (Wed), stroll through Christian Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Funakakushi Catholic Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamagurihama Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shinkamigoto-cho sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Hirado to Shinkamigoto-cho in 4 hours. When traveling from Hirado in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Shinkamigoto-cho: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Goto.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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Hamagurihama Beach ©
Hamagurihama Beach

2
nights
Goto, Nagasaki Prefecture

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Tontomari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kusuhara Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uragashira Catholic Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Gotoshi Teien Indenyashiki & Kokojigaike. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dozaki Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hantomari Church, head off the coast to Hisakajima, then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Gorin Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Minjindo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Goto trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shinkamigoto-cho to Goto takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Goto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Goto

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Tontomari Beach ©
Tontomari Beach
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral
Kusuhara Church ©
Kusuhara Church

3
nights
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

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 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yutoku Inari Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Unzendake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Nagasaki sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Goto to Nagasaki takes 4 hours. Traveling from Goto in August, Nagasaki is a bit cooler at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mt. Unzendake, Onsen Resorts, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Yutoku Inari Shrine
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Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine
Catholic Nakamachi Church ©
Catholic Nakamachi Church

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