7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Fukuoka
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Arita-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Sasebo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Takeo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Yanagawa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kumamoto
— Few hours
train:  1​h
7
Fukuoka
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Dazaifu
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
End: Fukuoka

1
night
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 Canal City Hakata, Yatai, Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Wed), let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, steep yourself in history at Fukuoka Castle Ruins, catch a live performance at Canal City Hakata, then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Yatai.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airport is Fukuoka Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arita-cho.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Fun & Games Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©

1
day
Arita-cho

Arita-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Arita Porcelian Park Nonnoko no Sato and then contemplate the long history of Imari Okawachiyama.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Arita-cho online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Arita-cho takes 2 hours. April in Arita-cho sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Sasebo.

Things to do in Arita-cho

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imari Okawachiyama
Highlights from your plan
Arita Porcelian Park Nonnoko no Sato ©

1
night
Sasebo

Sasebo
With its U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hizen Yumekaido.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sasebo trip itinerary maker tool .

Sasebo is very close to Arita-cho. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Takeo.

Things to do in Sasebo

Childrens Museums Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dazaifu Temmangu, Hizen Yumekaido
Highlights from your plan
Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu

few
hours
Takeo

Takeo ©
Takeo is a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Takeo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sasebo to Takeo takes an hour. April in Takeo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Takeo

Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Yanagawa

Yanagawa
Yanagawa is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 71,848, with 24,507 households and a population density of 934.55 persons per km². For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yanagawa day trip site .

Traveling by car from Takeo to Yanagawa takes 1.5 hours. April in Yanagawa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll set off for Kumamoto on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

few
hours
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 4th (Sat), explore the wide array of goods at Tsuruya Department Store, step into the grandiose world of Kumamoto Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kumamoto trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Yanagawa to Kumamoto in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Kato Shrine ©
Kato Shrine
Tsuruya Department Store ©
Tsuruya Department Store

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Fukuoka trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Fukuoka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Dazaifu on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

2
nights
Dazaifu

Dazaifu
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dazaifu Temmangu and Tenkai Inari Shrine. Step out of Dazaifu to go to Soeda-machi and see Hikosan Slope Car Hanaeki, which is approximately 56 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dazaifu trip builder .

Dazaifu is just a short distance from Fukuoka. In April in Dazaifu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for home on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Dazaifu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chikushino, Hikosan Slope Car Hanaeki
Highlights from your plan
Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu
Komyozen-ji Temple ©
Komyozen-ji Temple
Tenpaizan ©
Tenpaizan

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