8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Beppu
— 1 night
2
Nagasaki
— 3 nights
3
Kumamoto
— 1 night
4
Fukuoka
— 2 nights

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Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Kijima Kogen Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, witness a stunning natural landmark at Umi Jigoku, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tanoura Beach.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Beppu online tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beppu is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, you will find days in Beppu are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago ©
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago
Kijima Kogen Park ©
Kijima Kogen Park

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©

City of Peace

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.
Attractions like Huis Ten Bosch and Megane Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kannondo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ōura Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki sightseeing planner.

Getting from Beppu to Nagasaki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beppu in July: highs in Nagasaki hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Sl Hitoyoshi, walk around Suizenji Ezuko Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kengun Shrine, walk around Suizenji Jojuen Garden, then explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kumamoto Castle.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kumamoto online travel route planner.

Take a train from Nagasaki to Kumamoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Kengun Shrine ©
Kengun Shrine

2
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Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©

City of Yatai

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Komyozen-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, and finally go for a walk through Ohori Park. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center and then don't miss a visit to Hakata Station.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu