8 days in Kyushu & Okayama Itinerary

8 days in Kyushu & Okayama Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nagasaki
— 1 night
2
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
3
Okayama
— 2 nights
4
Kitakyushu
— 1 night

1
night
Nagasaki

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.
On the 26th (Mon), get outside with Takahama Beach, thentake an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thenstroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nagasaki travel planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nagasaki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Nagasaki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kumamoto Castle and Dazaifu Tenman-gu. Head to Tenjin Underground Shopping Center and Osakana Tengokufor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Kobo Tottan (in Itoshima), Miyajihama Beach (in Fukutsu) and Nijino Matsubara (in Karatsu). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine and browse the different shops at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip site.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Fukuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Fukuoka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Okayama.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Kobo Tottan, Miyajihama Beach, Kumamoto Castle, Nijino Matsubara
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

2
nights
Okayama

Okayama ©
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Irigyogyo Kyodo Kumiai Manaichi, explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden, and then browse the fresh offerings at Taneiya Agricultural Product Direct Sales.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Okayama holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Okayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Fukuoka in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Okayama, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Okayama

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kurashiki, Taneiya Agricultural Product Direct Sales, Irigyogyo Kyodo Kumiai Manaichi
Highlights from your plan
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter ©
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
Okayama Castle ©
Okayama Castle
Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden

1
night
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Autumn Colors. On the 1st (Sun), take a stroll through Mojiko Retro and then get a dose of culture at Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Autumn Colors.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kitakyushu trip planner.

Take a train from Okayama to Kitakyushu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Okayama in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kitakyushu, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Events Neighborhoods
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Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro

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