7 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

7 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Miyazaki Prefecture trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Takachiho-cho
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Takachiho-cho
— 1 night
Drive
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Hyuga
Drive
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Miyakonojo
— 1 night
Drive
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Nichinan
— 3 nights
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Drive to Kagoshima Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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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 (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine and then take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Takachiho-cho trip maker.

London, UK to Takachiho-cho is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Takachiho-cho due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Takachiho-cho reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hyuga.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Hyuga

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get outside with Hyugasaki Umagase and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Udo Shrine.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyuga road trip website.

You can drive from Takachiho-cho to Hyuga in 1.5 hours. October in Hyuga sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Miyakonojo.

Things to do in Hyuga

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Miyakonojo

— 1 night
Miyakonojō is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Aoshima Island as well as Sekinoo Falls. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Aoshima Island and then admire the sheer force of Sekinoo Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Miyakonojo trip planner.

You can drive from Hyuga to Miyakonojo in 2 hours. Traveling from Hyuga in October, plan for little chillier nights in Miyakonojo, with lows around 17°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nichinan.

Things to do in Miyakonojo

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Nichinan

— 3 nights
Tourism in Nichinan, a town on Japan's southernmost island of Kyushu, flourishes thanks to the scenic Nichinan-Kaigan coastline, a stretch of secluded coves, islands, and tranquil beaches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nichinan: Kushima (Toi, Toimisaki Lighthouse, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Udo Shrine, make a trip to Sunmesse Nichinan, wander the streets of Obi, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Kodama.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Nichinan online tour planner.

Drive from Miyakonojo to Nichinan in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nichinan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nichinan

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miyazaki Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Canyons · Landmarks
Miyazaki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Miyazaki.HistoryHistorically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyūga Province was renamed Miyazaki Prefecture.GeographyMiyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Ōita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures to the west. It is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster is found. Miyazaki is the home of the hyuganatsu fruit.As of April 1, 2012, 12% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Kirishima-Yaku National Park; Kyūshū Chūō Sanchi, Nichinan Kaigan, Nippō Kaigan, and Sobo-Katamuki Quasi-National Parks; and Mochio-Sekinoo, Osuzu, Saitobaru-Sugiyasukyō, Sobo Katamuki, Wanitsuka, and Yatake Kōgen Prefectural Natural Parks.

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