13 days in Nagasaki Prefecture, Imari & Saga Itinerary

13 days in Nagasaki Prefecture, Imari & Saga Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Isahaya
— 1 night
2
Unzen
— 1 night
3
Shimabara
— 1 night
4
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
5
Saikai
— 1 night
6
Sasebo
— 1 night
7
Hirado
— 1 night
8
Imari
— 1 night
9
Saga
— 1 night
10
Omura
— 1 night

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Isahaya

Isahaya ©
Isahaya is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. On the 18th (Tue), take in the views from Megane Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Isahaya online driving holiday planner.

Hong Kong, China to Isahaya is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, Isahaya is little chillier than Hong Kong - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Unzen.

Things to do in Isahaya

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Todoroki Falls ©
Todoroki Falls
Takashiro Shrine ©
Takashiro Shrine
Isahaya Shrine ©
Isahaya Shrine

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Unzen

Unzen ©
Set against a formidable volcano, the city of Unzen pulsates with scenic beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aino Observatory as well as Naminoyu Akane. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nita Toge, relax and rejuvenate at Naminoyu Akane, thensee the interesting displays at Unzen Oyamano Johokan, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Aino Observatory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Unzen travel route site.

Unzen is just a short distance from Isahaya. In June, daily temperatures in Unzen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Shimabara.

Things to do in Unzen

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Naminoyu Akane ©
Naminoyu Akane

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Shimabara

Shimabara
Shimabara is a city located on the north-eastern tip of the Shimabara Peninsula, facing Ariake Bay in the east and Mount Unzen (including Fugendake) in the west, in Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 44,936 and a population density of 540 persons per km². Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shimabara Castle. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Shimabara Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shimabara road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Unzen to Shimabara takes an hour. June in Shimabara sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Shimabara

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shimabara Castle
Shimabara Castle

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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 in touch with nature at Mt. Inasa and Hashima Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shinchi Chinatown and Glover Garden. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, don't miss a visit to Shinchibashi Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church Hongouchi, and get outside with Takahama Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nagasaki online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Shimabara to Nagasaki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saikai.

Things to do in Nagasaki

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

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night
Saikai

Saikai ©
For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saikai online trip builder.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Saikai in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Saikai

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Bio Park ©
Nagasaki Bio Park
Onyoku Museum ©
Onyoku Museum

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Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Domtoren and then pause for some serene contemplation at Miuracho Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sasebo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Saikai to Sasebo in an hour. In June in Sasebo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hirado.

Things to do in Sasebo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Miuracho Catholic Church ©
Miuracho Catholic Church
Domtoren ©
Domtoren

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Hirado

Hirado ©
Hirado, historically known as Firando is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. On the 25th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Francisco de Xavier Memorial Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Hirado Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Tabira Church, and finally kick back and relax at Hitotsuku Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Remains of Dutch Trading House and then kick back and relax at Neshiko Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hirado trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Sasebo to Hirado takes an hour. In June in Hirado, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Imari.

Things to do in Hirado

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hirado Castle ©
Hirado Castle
Catholic Tabira Church ©
Catholic Tabira Church
Francisco de Xavier Memorial Church ©
Francisco de Xavier Memorial Church

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Imari

Imari ©
Imari is a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Imari and then steep yourself in history at Imari Okawachiyama.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Imari day trip planning app.

You can drive from Hirado to Imari in an hour. In June in Imari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saga.

Things to do in Imari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ureshino, Mifuneyama Rakuen
Highlights from your plan
Todoroki Falls ©
Todoroki Falls
Spas
Mifuneyama Rakuen ©
Mifuneyama Rakuen

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Saga

Saga ©
Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per km². Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kiyomizu Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Yoshinogari Historical Park, and then admire the striking features of Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum.

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

You can drive from Imari to Saga in 1.5 hours. In June in Saga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Omura.

Things to do in Saga

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kiyomizu Falls, Yoshinogari Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum ©
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum

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Omura

Omura ©
Ōmura is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 95,146 and a population density of 750 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Kushimajo Castle Site, thentake in panoramic vistas at Nagasaki Airport Observation Deck, and then explore the activities along Omura Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Omura holiday planner.

You can drive from Saga to Omura in 1.5 hours. In June in Omura, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Omura

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Omura Bay ©
Omura Bay
Nagasaki Airport Observation Deck ©
Nagasaki Airport Observation Deck