15 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nagasaki Prefecture visit planner

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Route & dates

1
Shimabara
— 4 nights
2
Nagasaki
— 5 nights
3
Sasebo
— 2 nights

4
nights
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 kmĀ². Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shimabara: Unzen (Vidoro Museum, Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell), &more) and Minamishimabara (Arima Christian Heritage Museum & Hinoe Castle Ruin). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Shimabara Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shimabara Church, stroll around Shimabara City Sports Park, and contemplate the long history of Shimabara Castle Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Shimabara trip itinerary maker site.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Shimabara is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June: high temperatures in Shimabara hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Shimabara

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Unzen, Minamishimabara
Highlights from your plan
Shimabara Castle
Shimabara Castle
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)
Arima Christian Heritage Museum ©
Arima Christian Heritage Museum

5
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.
Nagasaki is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, pause for some photo ops at Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, walk around Nagasaki Peace Park, and step off the mainland to explore Hashima Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki trip planner.

You can drive from Shimabara to Nagasaki in 1.5 hours. June in Nagasaki sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Sasebo.

Things to do in Nagasaki

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

2
nights
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara, step off the mainland to explore Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and then head off the coast to Kujuku Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Sasebo driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Sasebo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sasebo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort ©
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort
Kujuku Island ©
Kujuku Island