5 days in Kyushu Itinerary

5 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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5 days in Kyushu Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  6 h
1
Fukuoka
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Beppu
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Hong Kong

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Fukuoka City Museum, browse the different shops at Hakata Deitos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanzoin, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip itinerary planning website .

Hong Kong, China to Fukuoka is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Hong Kong to Fukuoka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in June; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 30°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nanzoin
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Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Nanzoin ©
Nanzoin
Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum

1
night
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
On the 7th (Fri), soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, take in the exciting artwork at Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center, then stop by Angel Kimono Rental Beppu, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at JR Oita City.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Beppu trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Beppu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fukuoka in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Beppu: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Beppu

Shopping Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

JR Oita City
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JR Oita City ©
JR Oita City
Onsen Resorts

2
nights
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 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, buy something for everyone on your list at Mirai Nagasaki Coco Walk, then admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nagasaki trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Beppu to Nagasaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden

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