11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

11 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Yakushima-cho
— 1 night
2
Hirado
— 1 day
3
Shinkamigoto-cho
— 1 night
4
Goto
— 2 nights
5
Nagasaki
— 3 nights

1
night
Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kusukawa Tenmangu Shrine, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yaku Shrine, thenhead outdoors with Isso Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Yahazu Cape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Yakushima World Heritage Conservation Center, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get outside with Tashiro Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yakushima-cho trip itinerary app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Yakushima-cho is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Yakushima-cho due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July, plan for little chillier days in Yakushima-cho, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hirado.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Isso Beach ©
Isso Beach

1
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Hirado

Hirado ©
Hirado, historically known as Firando is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. On the 30th (Tue), kick back and relax at Hitotsuku Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Yamada Church, thenexamine the collection at Shimanoyakata, and finally make a trip to Hirado Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hirado trip planner.

Getting from Yakushima-cho to Hirado by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In July in Hirado, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Hirado

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Hirado Castle ©
Hirado Castle

1
night
Shinkamigoto-cho

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
On the 31st (Wed), Head underground at Christian Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Funakakushi Catholic Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hamagurihama Beach.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Shinkamigoto-cho holiday app.

Drive from Hirado to Shinkamigoto-cho in 5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hirado in July: highs in Shinkamigoto-cho hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Goto.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Hamagurihama Beach ©
Hamagurihama Beach

2
nights
Goto

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Tontomari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Kusuhara Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Uragashira Catholic Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Gotoshi Teien Indenyashiki & Kokojigaike. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dozaki Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hantomari Church, thenstroll through Hisakajima, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Gorin Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Minjindo.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Goto trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Shinkamigoto-cho to Goto in 2.5 hours. July in Goto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Goto

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Kusuhara Church ©
Kusuhara Church
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral
Old Gorin Church ©
Old Gorin Church

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yutoku Inari Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Unzendake.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagasaki driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Goto to Nagasaki takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nagasaki when traveling from Goto in August, with lows around °C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Onsen Resorts, Yutoku Inari Shrine, Mt. Unzendake, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine
Catholic Nakamachi Church ©
Catholic Nakamachi Church

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