31 days in Japan Itinerary

31 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Yakushima-cho
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
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Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Toyako-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Niseko-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Otaru
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Asahikawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Sapporo
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
9
Chitose
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Nagoya
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
11
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
12
Nara
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
13
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
14
Kobe
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
15
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
16
Himeji
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
17
Osaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
18
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  3 h 30 min
19
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
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Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
20
Yakushima-cho
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
21
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
22
Kumamoto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
23
Takeo
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
24
Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
25
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 2 nights
End: Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

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Sapporo

Sapporo
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sapporo trip itinerary site.

Yakushima-cho to Sapporo is an approximately 8- hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Yakushima-cho in February; daily highs in Sapporo reach -1°C and lows reach -5°C. You will leave for Toyako-cho on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

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Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
On the 18th (Tue), hit the slopes at Rusutsu Resort Ski, then get all the information you need at Toya Mizunoeki, and then take in panoramic vistas at Silo Viewing Platform.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Toyako-cho using our trip planner.

Getting from Sapporo to Toyako-cho by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Toyako-cho, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Rusutsu Resort Ski
Highlights from your plan
Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski

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Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
On the 19th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Goryokaku Tower, steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Park, steep yourself in history at Goryokaku Dozo, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then make a trip to Hachimanzaka, and finally stop by Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hakodate vacation website.

You can drive from Toyako-cho to Hakodate in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
On the 20th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Niseko Village Pure, fly down the slopes at Niseko Village Ski Resort, explore the ancient world of Soga Hokuei Stone Circle, then hit the slopes at Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, and finally get outside with Niseko Annupuri. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Niseko-cho trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Niseko-cho takes 3 hours. In February in Niseko-cho, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place, Niseko Annupuri
Highlights from your plan
Niseko Village Ski Resort ©
Niseko Village Ski Resort
Niseko Mountain Resort  Grand Hirafu Ski Place ©
Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place
Niseko Annupuri ©
Niseko Annupuri

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Otaru

Otaru
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to JR Otaru Station.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Otaru journey website.

Traveling by car from Niseko-cho to Otaru takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Niseko-cho in February, you will find days in Otaru are little chillier (-1°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Sapporo.
Highlights from your plan
JR Otaru Station
JR Otaru Station

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Sapporo

Sapporo
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo route planner.

You can take a train from Otaru to Sapporo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Asahikawa.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

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Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station, pause for some photo ops at Takuboku Ishikawa Statue and Monument, get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village, get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, then hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, and finally examine the collection at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Shirogane Blue Pond, admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, then cruise along Ken & Mary Tree, and finally examine the collection at Ayako Miura Literature Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Asahikawa sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sapporo in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Asahikawa: temperatures range from -5°C by day to -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Biei-cho
Highlights from your plan
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, take some stellar pictures from Sapporo TV Tower, then walk around Odori Park, then ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, and finally take in the architecture and design of Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sapporo trip itinerary site.

Getting from Asahikawa to Sapporo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Chitose.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building ©
Former Hokkaido Government Office Building
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus ©
Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus

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Chitose

Chitose
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chitose trip planner.

Chitose is just a short distance from Sapporo. Traveling from Sapporo in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chitose, with lows around -12°C. You'll set off for Nagoya on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Shopping Outdoors

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Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagoya: Ise (Ise Shrine Geku, Ise Grand Shrine, &more) and Hikone Castle (in Hikone). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Nagoya Castle, see the interesting displays at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atsuta Jingu Shrine, and take in panoramic vistas at Nagoya TV Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nagoya day trip planner.

Getting from Chitose to Nagoya by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chitose in February: highs in Nagoya hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ise, Hikone Castle
Highlights from your plan
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium ©
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll through Dotombori.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip planner.

You can take a train from Nagoya to Osaka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Osaka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dotombori ©
Dotombori

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Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine and then appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nara trip planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Nara in an hour. Another option is to drive. In February, daily temperatures in Nara can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory and then don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Osaka vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Nara to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory
Kuromon Market ©
Kuromon Market

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Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Tenjin Sengen, soak in some Japanese tradition at Arima Onsen, examine the collection at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Kobe Harborland, and finally wander the streets of Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown).

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kobe road trip planner.

Kobe is very close to Osaka. In March in Kobe, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Neighborhoods Shopping Baths
Highlights from your plan
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum ©
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum
Kobe Harborland ©
Kobe Harborland

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Osaka

Osaka
For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Osaka online holiday planner.

Osaka is very close to Kobe. You'll set off for Himeji on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Himeji Castle and then admire the natural beauty at Koko-en.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Himeji trip planner.

Getting from Osaka to Himeji by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Himeji can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan and then take in panoramic vistas at Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Osaka trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Himeji to Osaka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fukuoka: Komenoyama Obsevatory (in Sasaguri-machi), Dazaifu (Dazaifu Tenman-gu & Komyozen-ji Temple) and Kitakyushu (Kokura Castle & Mojiko Retro). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, make a trip to Hakata Station, visit Karato market, and take in the pleasant sights at Fukuoka Tower.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Osaka to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March in Fukuoka, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Kitakyushu, Komenoyama Obsevatory, Karato market
Highlights from your plan
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Haniwa Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Udo Shrine, make a trip to Sunmesse Nichinan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aoshima Shrine, and finally step off the mainland to explore Aoshima Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Miyazaki Shinto Shrine, stroll around Heiwadai Park, stop by AEON MALL Miyazaki, get great views at Horikiri Pass, then take in panoramic vistas at Aoshima Bypass Outbound Parking Observation Deck, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Onino Sentakuita.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Miyazaki online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Fukuoka to Miyazaki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nichinan
Highlights from your plan
Aoshima Island ©
Aoshima Island
Haniwa Garden ©
Haniwa Garden
Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine

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Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
On the 10th (Tue), make a trip to Jōmon Sugi and then take in breathtaking views at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Yakusugi Land, then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then make a trip to Kigensugi Cedar.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Yakushima-cho vacation planner.

Getting from Miyazaki to Yakushima-cho by combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Kigensugi Cedar ©
Kigensugi Cedar

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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.
On the 12th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Saigo Takamori Statue, don't miss a visit to Tenmonkan, take in the pleasant sights at Sengan-en, then get engrossed in the history at Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Shiroyama Observatory.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kagoshima trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Yakushima-cho to Kagoshima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Kagoshima, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Shiroyama Observatory
Tenmonkan ©
Tenmonkan

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Kumamon Square, admire the natural beauty at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, get engrossed in the history at Sakuranobaba Johsaien, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kato Shrine, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Suizenji Ezuko Park, take an in-depth tour of Newspaper Museum, then don't miss a visit to JR Kumamoto Station, then pause for some photo ops at Kato Kiyomasa Statue, and finally shop like a local with Shimotori Shotengai.

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Getting from Kagoshima to Kumamoto by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kumamoto are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Takeo.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden

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Takeo

Takeo ©
Takeo is a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): engage your brain at The Saga Prefectural Space & Science Museum, admire the natural beauty at Mifuneyama Rakuen, make a trip to Takeo no Okusu, then get lost in a book at Takeo City Library, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takeo Shrine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sakuramon.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Takeo itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Kumamoto to Takeo in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Takeo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sasebo.

Things to do in Takeo

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Takeo Shrine ©
Takeo Shrine
Takeo City Library ©
Takeo City Library
The Saga Prefectural Space & Science Museum ©
The Saga Prefectural Space & Science Museum

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Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch.

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You can drive from Takeo to Sasebo in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara ©
Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort ©
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort

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Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, appreciate the history behind Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sōfuku-ji Temple, and finally take in the views from Megane Bridge. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Shinchi Chinatown, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kannondo, take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, then see the interesting displays at Dejima, then steep yourself in history at Kapitan Room, and finally don't miss a visit to World Peace Symbol Zone.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nagasaki itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sasebo to Nagasaki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Sōfuku-ji Temple ©
Sōfuku-ji Temple

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