14 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

14 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

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Fly to Kagoshima Airport, Drive to Miyakonojo
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Miyakonojo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saito
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nobeoka
— 5 nights
Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport

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Miyakonojo

Miyakonojō is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Take a break from the city and head to Sekinoo Falls and Ishinami Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tsumakirishima Shrine and Yoshokan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miyakonojo: Kirishimamine Shrine (in Kobayashi), Sano Shrine (in Takaharu-cho) and Ebino (Ebino Kogen & Onsen Resorts). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Takachihonomine, walk around Mochio Park, stop by Obi, and steep yourself in history at Former Residence of Jutaro Komura.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Miyakonojo sightseeing planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Miyakonojo is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in April, expect Miyakonojo to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saito.

Things to do in Miyakonojo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Saito

Saito is a city located in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 30,324 and a population density of 69 persons per km². Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saitobaru Tomb and Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature and History. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tsuma Shrine and Miyazakiagatamamorukuni Shrine. Venture out of the city with trips to Aya International kraft castle (in Aya-cho), takanabe Beach Campsite (in Takanabe-cho) and Miyazaki (Phoenix Country Club, Aoshima Beach, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Saitobaru Archaeological Museum and snap pictures at Sukimu Land.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saito road trip planning app.

You can drive from Miyakonojo to Saito in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Saito can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nobeoka.

Things to do in Saito

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Nobeoka

Nobeoka is a city located in the north of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.As of the March 1, 2017 the city has an estimated population of 123,406 and a population density of 147.68 persons per km². We've included these beaches for you: Sumie Beach and Okuragahama Beach. Get some cultural insight at Omi Shrine and Kaguraden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nobeoka: Tsuno-cho (Yatogi no Taki Falls, Tsuno Winery, &more), Hyuga (Japanese Navy Origin Site Monument, Komenoyama, &more) and Takachiho-cho (Akimoto Shrine, Aratate Shrine, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Saigo Takamori Residential Site Museum, head outdoors with Mount Atago, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Mukabaki, and pick up some local products at Michi-no-Eki Kitakata Yotchimiroya.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nobeoka day trip planning website.

Getting from Saito to Nobeoka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nobeoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miyazaki Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Canyons · Landmarks
Miyazaki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Miyazaki.HistoryHistorically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyūga Province was renamed Miyazaki Prefecture.GeographyMiyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Ōita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures to the west. It is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster is found. Miyazaki is the home of the hyuganatsu fruit.As of April 1, 2012, 12% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Kirishima-Yaku National Park; Kyūshū Chūō Sanchi, Nichinan Kaigan, Nippō Kaigan, and Sobo-Katamuki Quasi-National Parks; and Mochio-Sekinoo, Osuzu, Saitobaru-Sugiyasukyō, Sobo Katamuki, Wanitsuka, and Yatake Kōgen Prefectural Natural Parks.

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