9 days in Japan Itinerary

9 days in Japan Itinerary

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Kunigami-son
— 1 night
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Okinawa City
— Few hours
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Nagasaki
— 1 night
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Kumamoto
— 2 nights
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Oita
— 1 day
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Saga
— 1 night
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Fukuoka
— 1 night

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Kunigami-son

Kunigami-son ©
Although the village of Kunigami-son spreads across a large area, it remains sparsely populated, with lots of wild land protected from development.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Daisekirinzan. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Cape Hedo, then take in the awesome beauty at Daisekirinzan, and then don't miss a visit to Kayauchi Banta.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kunigami-son trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kunigami-son is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kunigami-son. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect nights in Kunigami-son to be little chillier, around 15°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Kunigami-son

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Daisekirinzan ©
Daisekirinzan
Cape Hedo ©
Cape Hedo
Kayauchi Banta ©
Kayauchi Banta

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Okinawa City

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tropical Dream Center. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Dream Center.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Okinawa City trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kunigami-son to Okinawa City by car takes about 2 hours. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Parks

Side Trip

Tropical Dream Center
Highlights from your plan
Tropical Dream Center ©
Tropical Dream Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Inasayama Observation Deck.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nagasaki day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Okinawa City to Nagasaki. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Inasayama Observation Deck ©
Inasayama Observation Deck

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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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumamoto trip planner.

Traveling by train from Nagasaki to Kumamoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagasaki in December, Kumamoto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Oita.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Kumamon Square ©
Kumamon Square

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Oita

Oita ©
The gateway to a wealth of dynamic landscapes and some of the country's most atmospheric religious and cultural sites, Oita, in touristic terms, acts primarily as a transport hub.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Sekizaki Lighthouse and then look for gifts at Bungo Niwasaki Ichiba.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oita road trip website.

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Oita takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Oita sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saga.

Things to do in Oita

Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sekizaki Lighthouse ©
Sekizaki Lighthouse

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Saga

Saga ©
Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per kmĀ². Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Yoshinogari Historical Park, then get outside with Saga 21 Century Kenmin no Mori, and then admire the landmark architecture of Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saga trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Oita to Saga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Oita in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 2°C in Saga. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Saga

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Classes

Side Trip

Yoshinogari Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum ©
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, and then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Saga to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Fukuoka Tower ©
Fukuoka Tower

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