5 days in East Asia Itinerary

5 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Sendai Airport, Drive to Taiwa-cho
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Taiwa-cho
— 1 night
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Drive to Sendai Airport, Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Beppu
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Beppu
— 1 night
Drive
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Yufu
Drive
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Takachiho-cho
— 1 night
Drive
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Fukuoka
— 1 night
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Taiwa-cho

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Sasakura, then stroll around Manyo Create Park, and then stroll around Nanatsumori Lakeside Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Taiwa-cho trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taiwa-cho is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Taiwa-cho at 8°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Beppu.

Things to do in Taiwa-cho

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Beppu

— 1 night
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu, then take in the natural beauty of Umi Jigoku, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Beppu itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Taiwa-cho to Beppu. Traveling from Taiwa-cho in December, you will find days in Beppu are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas

Side Trip

Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
On the 21st (Sat), look for gifts at Kotokotoya.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yufu trip planning tool.

Drive from Beppu to Yufu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Yufu are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Yufu

Shopping
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Takachiho-cho

— 1 night
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine, explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Amanomanai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Yasugawara.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Takachiho-cho trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yufu to Takachiho-cho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Yufu in December since evenings lows in Takachiho-cho dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Fukuoka

— 1 night

City of Yatai

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.
To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka planner.

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Fukuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Kurokawa-gun travel guide

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Parks · Thermal Spas · Cemeteries