16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
2
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
3
Kumamoto
— 1 night
4
Hitoyoshi
— 1 night
5
Ibusuki
— 1 night
6
Kagoshima
— Few hours
7
Kirishima
— 1 night
8
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
9
Minamiaso-mura
— 1 night
10
Yufu
— 2 nights
11
Fukuoka
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canal City Hakata, Yanagibashi Rengo Market and Fukuoka City Central Wholesale Market Fresh Fish Market. On the 3rd (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Yanagibashi Rengo Market and then take a stroll through Nishijin Shopping District. On the next day, browse the different shops at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata and then watch a film at Canal City Hakata.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka attractions planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka. Traveling from Singapore in September, things will get little chillier in Fukuoka: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata ©
JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata
Nishijin Shopping District ©
Nishijin Shopping District

2
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 Glover Garden as well as Hashima Island. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thenwalk around Nagasaki Peace Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki online trip builder.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

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

1
night
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Shimotori Shotengai has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Kumamoto Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine, and then browse the different shops at Shimotori Shotengai.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kumamoto attractions tool.

Traveling by train from Nagasaki to Kumamoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hitoyoshi.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Kato Shrine ©
Kato Shrine
Shimotori Shotengai ©
Shimotori Shotengai

1
night
Hitoyoshi

Hitoyoshi
Hitoyoshi is a city in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Kumagawa River Cruise has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get interesting insight from Kumagawa River Cruise and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sengetsushuzo.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hitoyoshi fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Kumamoto to Hitoyoshi takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hitoyoshi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ibusuki.

Things to do in Hitoyoshi

Tours Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

1
night
Ibusuki

Ibusuki
A coastal place of relaxation, Ibusuki stands as a hot spring resort on the southern tip of the peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ibusuki Onsen as well as Cape Nagasakibana. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a memorable drive along JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station and then don't miss a visit to Cape Nagasakibana.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ibusuki attractions planning app.

Getting from Hitoyoshi to Ibusuki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hitoyoshi in September, Ibusuki is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Ibusuki

Spas Baths Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station
JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station
Cape Nagasakibana ©
Cape Nagasakibana

few
hours
Kagoshima

Kagoshima
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kagoshima day trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Ibusuki to Kagoshima in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ibusuki in September, Kagoshima is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Kirishima.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Historic Sites Museums

1
night
Kirishima

Kirishima ©
The city of Kirishima, established in 2005 by the merging of several smaller towns, makes a popular base for exploring the volcanic mountain range of the surrounding national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kareigawa Station. On the 10th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Inukai Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Maruo Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kirishima travel route site.

Getting from Kagoshima to Kirishima by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kirishima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kirishima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Takachiho Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Maruo Falls ©
Maruo Falls
Kirishima Shrine ©
Kirishima Shrine
Kareigawa Station ©
Kareigawa Station

2
nights
Miyazaki

Miyazaki ©
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aoshima Beach as well as Sunmesse Nichinan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Aoshima Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyazaki day trip planner.

You can drive from Kirishima to Miyazaki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Miyazaki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Minamiaso-mura.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Nichinan
Highlights from your plan
Onino Sentakuita ©
Onino Sentakuita
Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine
Aoshima Shrine ©
Aoshima Shrine

1
night
Minamiaso-mura

Minamiaso-mura ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aso Farm land as well as Mt. Aso. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Mt. Aso and then laugh and play at Aso Farm land.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Minamiaso-mura holiday planner.

Getting from Miyazaki to Minamiaso-mura by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Minamiaso-mura, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Minamiaso-mura

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mt. Aso
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Aso ©
Mt. Aso
Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino ©
Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino
Aso Farm land ©
Aso Farm land

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 Cheese Factory Yufuin as well as Yufuin Onsen. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Sagiridai Observatory, thenlook for gifts at Yufuin Shochugura, and then stop by Yakumiya.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yufu trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Minamiaso-mura to Yufu in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Yufu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yufuin Onsen ©
Yufuin Onsen
Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Sagiridai Observatory ©
Sagiridai Observatory

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine World umino-nakamichi and then admire the natural beauty at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Yufu to Fukuoka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Marine World umino-nakamichi ©
Marine World umino-nakamichi
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park ©
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

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