45 days in Oita Prefecture Itinerary

45 days in Oita Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hita
— 7 nights
2
Usa
— 6 nights
3
Beppu
— 8 nights
4
Taketa
— 7 nights
5
Saiki
— 8 nights
6
Kunisaki
— 5 nights

7
nights
Hita

Hita ©
Hita is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan, that was founded on December 11, 1940. Visit Rakanji Temple and Takatsuka Atago Jizoson for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Mikumagawa River and Hita Ayu Yanaba. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hita: Kusu-machi (Jionnotaki Falls & Jion Falls), Kokonoe-machi (Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge & Onsen Resorts) and Nakatsu (Jishoji Temple Taigado, Nakatsu Grand Shrine, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mamedamachi Shopping Street, get to know the fascinating history of Hita Okan, examine the collection at Tenyo Hita Hakimono Museum Ashitaya, and get a new perspective on nature at HIta City Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hita road trip site.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Hita is an approximately 40-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Hita. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, expect Hita to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Usa.

Things to do in Hita

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nakatsu, Kusu-machi, Kokonoe-machi
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Rakanji Temple ©
Rakanji Temple
Yabakei
Yabakei
Mamedamachi Shopping Street ©
Mamedamachi Shopping Street

6
nights
Usa

Usa ©
Usa is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kumano Magaibutsu and Ajimu Budoushu Koubou. Get some historical perspective at Fukiji Temple and Ryuganji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Usa: Bungotakada (Matama Beach, Maki Odo, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Usajingu Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jyuppouzan Daijyoin, take a stroll through Ajimumachi Koteedori, and take in the dramatic scenery at Higashi Shiya Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Usa trip site.

Drive from Hita to Usa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Beppu.

Things to do in Usa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bungotakada
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Kumano Magaibutsu ©
Kumano Magaibutsu
Higashi Shiya Falls ©
Higashi Shiya Falls
Maki Odo ©
Maki Odo

8
nights
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Explore hidden gems such as Angel Kimono Rental Beppu and Sasamuta Shrine. Visit Ikime Shrine and Oita Trappist Monastery for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beppu: Kaiten Oga Training Base Memorial Park (in Hiji-machi), Yufu (Yufuin Winery, Iwashita Collection, &more) and Oita (Takase Stone Budda & Oita Kemmin no Mori). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Mt. Tsurumi, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, take in the natural beauty of Kamado Jigoku, and explore the striking landscape at Handa Highland.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beppu trip maker website.

Drive from Usa to Beppu in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Taketa.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oita, Hiji-machi, Yufu, Handa Highland
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Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Mt. Tsurumi ©
Mt. Tsurumi
Sasamuta Shrine ©
Sasamuta Shrine

7
nights
Taketa

Taketa ©
Taketa is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Get in touch with nature at Kuju Highland and Mt. Kuju. Get some historical perspective at Oka Castle Ruins and Nanatsumori Ancient Tumulus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taketa: Chinda Fall (in Bungoono) and Kokonoe-machi (Kuju Mountain Range, Tadewara Wetlands, &more). There's much more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, explore the activities along Hakusui Dam, don't miss a visit to Yamanami Highway, and steep yourself in history at Otonashiiro No.12 Circular Tank Diversion Works.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Taketa day trip tool.

Drive from Beppu to Taketa in 1.5 hours. In February in Taketa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Saiki.

Things to do in Taketa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kokonoe-machi, Bungoono, Yamanami Highway
Highlights from your plan
Oka Castle Ruins ©
Oka Castle Ruins
Thermal Spas
Harajiri Falls ©
Harajiri Falls

8
nights
Saiki

Saiki ©
Saiki is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Visiting Hatozu Beach and Cape Kamado will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nioza Rekishi no Michi and Ryugenji Temple. Explore Saiki's surroundings by going to Tsukumi (Hoto Island & Mount Tomi) and Usuki (De Liefde Arrival Memorial Park, Usuki Samurai House Streets, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Motozaru Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Fujigawachi Valley, make a trip to Road of History and Literature, and get engrossed in the history at Doppo Kunikida Memorial House.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saiki trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Taketa to Saiki takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Saiki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kunisaki.

Things to do in Saiki

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Usuki, Tsukumi
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Mt. Shiroyama ©
Mt. Shiroyama
Ryugenji Temple ©
Ryugenji Temple
Usuki Shrine ©
Usuki Shrine

5
nights
Kunisaki

Kunisaki ©
Get some cultural insight at Monjusenji Temple and Tomiku Shrine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Futagoji Temple and Rurikoji Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Himeshima-mura (Himeshima Lighthouse & Kannonzaki) and Bungotakada (Reisen-ji Temple, Mudoji Temple, &more).

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Drive from Saiki to Kunisaki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kunisaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bungotakada, Himeshima-mura
Highlights from your plan
Monjusenji Temple ©
Monjusenji Temple
Mudoji Temple ©
Mudoji Temple
Tomiku Shrine ©
Tomiku Shrine