5 days in Fukuoka, Beppu & Kumamoto Itinerary

5 days in Fukuoka, Beppu & Kumamoto Itinerary

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5 days in Fukuoka, Beppu & Kumamoto Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Beppu
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Kumamoto
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Tokyo

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 Dazaifu Temmangu, Komyozen-ji Temple, Nokonoshima Island, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll around Ohori Park, stroll around Momochi Seaside Park, then step off the mainland to explore Nokonoshima Island, then browse the different shops at Canal City Hakata, and finally make a trip to Yatai. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tochoji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Temmangu, then take in nature's colorful creations at Komyozen-ji Temple, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Dazaifu
Highlights from your plan
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

1
night
Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yufuin Area. On the 20th (Wed), indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Yufuin Area and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Beppu online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Beppu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Beppu are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Beppu

Baths Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yufuin Area
Highlights from your plan
Onsen Resorts
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area

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.
You've now added Takachiho Gorge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stroll around Suizenji Ezuko Park, don't miss a visit to Shinshigai Shotengai, then make a trip to Kumamon Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Shimotori Shotengai.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Kumamoto vacation maker site .

Traveling by train from Beppu to Kumamoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kumamoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Takachiho Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Kumamon Square ©
Kumamon Square
Suizenji Ezuko Park ©
Suizenji Ezuko Park

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