8 days in Okayama Prefecture & Kitakyushu Itinerary

8 days in Okayama Prefecture & Kitakyushu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Okayama
— 2 nights
2
Kitakyushu
— 5 nights

2
nights
Okayama

Okayama ©
A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Okayama Korakuen Garden, step into the grandiose world of Okayama Castle, thenexplore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kuma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kibitsu Shrine, and then see the interesting displays at Japanese Rural Toy Museum.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Okayama trip website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Okayama is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Okayama. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, things will get cooler in Okayama: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Okayama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurashiki, Mt. Kuma
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Okayama Korakuen Garden ©
Okayama Korakuen Garden
Okayama Castle ©
Okayama Castle
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter ©
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

5
nights
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.
You've now added Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Autumn Colors to your itinerary. Explore Kitakyushu's surroundings by going to Beppu (Kamado Jigoku, Hells of Beppu, &more), Shimonoseki (Tsunoshimao Bridge, Karato market, &more) and Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda (in Yamaguchi). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, examine the collection at Kyushu National Museum, wander the streets of Mojiko Retro, and explore the striking landscape at Hiraodai.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kitakyushu attractions planner.

You can take a train from Okayama to Kitakyushu in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kitakyushu when traveling from Okayama in November, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Beppu, Dazaifu, Shimonoseki, Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda
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Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro

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