12 days in Kyushu Itinerary

12 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
2
Chikushino
— Few hours
3
Yufu
— 2 nights
4
Minamiaso-mura
— 2 nights
5
Kumamoto
— 1 night
6
Unzen
— 1 night
7
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
8
Fukuoka
— 2 nights

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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fukuoka trip itinerary builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Fukuoka at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Chikushino.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

few
hours
Chikushino

Chikushino ©
Mamedamachi Shopping Street has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ukiha Inari Shrine and then get to know the fascinating history of Mamedamachi Shopping Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chikushino trip tool.

Chikushino is very close to Fukuoka. In December, daytime highs in Chikushino are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yufu.

Things to do in Chikushino

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ukiha Inari Shrine, Mamedamachi Shopping Street
Highlights from your plan
Ukiha Inari Shrine ©
Ukiha Inari Shrine
Mamedamachi Shopping Street ©
Mamedamachi Shopping Street

2
nights
Yufu

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 Kamado Jigoku, Hells of Beppu, Jigokumushikobo Kannawa, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Yufuin Area.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yufu road trip site.

Drive from Chikushino to Yufu in 2 hours. December in Yufu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Minamiaso-mura.

Things to do in Yufu

Spas Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Beppu
Highlights from your plan
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area
Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin

2
nights
Minamiaso-mura

Minamiaso-mura ©
On the 25th (Wed), get great views at Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Nabegataki Falls, and then stroll through Daikanbo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): get impressive views of Mt. Aso, take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Minamiaso-mura trip app.

Drive from Yufu to Minamiaso-mura in 2 hours. Traveling from Yufu in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Minamiaso-mura, with lows of °C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Minamiaso-mura

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Takachiho-cho, Nabegataki Falls, Mt. Aso, Daikanbo, Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Nabegataki Falls ©
Nabegataki Falls
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Daikanbo ©
Daikanbo

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night
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Kumamoto Castle, get all the information you need at Sakuranobaba Johsaien, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Shimotori Shotengai.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumamoto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Minamiaso-mura to Kumamoto takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Unzen.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Shimabara
Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien

1
night
Unzen

Unzen ©
Set against a formidable volcano, the city of Unzen pulsates with scenic beauty.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Unzen Nita Pass and then make a trip to Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell).

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Unzen trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Kumamoto to Unzen by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Kumamoto in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Unzen, with lows around °C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagasaki.
Highlights from your plan
Unzen Nita Pass ©
Unzen Nita Pass
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hamamachi Arcade (Hamanmachi Shopping Street), Shinchi Chinatown and Seafood market Nagasaki Port Dejima Wharf shop. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Seafood market Nagasaki Port Dejima Wharf shop, thenhead off the coast to Hashima Island, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Megane Bridge, take a stroll through Shinchi Chinatown, admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thenstroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, and finally make a trip to Hamamachi Arcade (Hamanmachi Shopping Street).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nagasaki trip planner.

Getting from Unzen to Nagasaki by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

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nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canal City Hakata as well as Tosu Premium Outlets. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): revel in the low prices at Tosu Premium Outlets. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, thencatch a movie at Canal City Hakata, and then make a trip to Yatai.

Discover how to plan a Fukuoka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Fukuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trip

Tosu Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata
Fukuoka Tower ©
Fukuoka Tower
Yatai ©
Yatai

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