13 days in Japan Itinerary

13 days in Japan Itinerary

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13 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Fukuoka
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Ibusuki
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Kitsuki
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Hiroshima
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
6
Onomichi
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
End: Tokyo

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yutoku Inari Shrine as well as Canal City Hakata. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see a show at Canal City Hakata.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Czech Republic, the closest major airport is Fukuoka Airport. October in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Ibusuki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

Side Trips

Yutoku Inari Shrine, Yoshinogari Historical Park
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Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata

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hours
Ibusuki

Ibusuki
A coastal place of relaxation, Ibusuki stands as a hot spring resort on the southern tip of the peninsula.
Ibusuki Onsen has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): soak in some Japanese tradition at Ibusuki Onsen.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ibusuki trip planner .

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Ibusuki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Fukuoka in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ibusuki, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Ibusuki

Baths Spas
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2
nights
Miyazaki

Miyazaki ©
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
You've now added Udo Shrine to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Aoshima Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aoshima Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Udo Shrine.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Miyazaki trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Ibusuki to Miyazaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Miyazaki sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kitsuki.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Udo Shrine
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Aoshima Shrine ©
Aoshima Shrine
Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine

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hours
Kitsuki

Kitsuki ©
Kitsuki is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan.As of March 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 29,661 and a population density of 114.00 persons per km². Kitsuki Castle Town has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Kitsuki Castle and then make a trip to Kitsuki Castle Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kitsuki road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Miyazaki to Kitsuki takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kitsuki are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kitsuki

Historic Sites
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Kitsuki Castle Town ©
Kitsuki Castle Town
Kitsuki Castle ©
Kitsuki Castle

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nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Museum-lovers will appreciate JMSDF Kure Museum and Yamato Gallery Zero. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mitaki Temple and Peace Flame. Take a break from Hiroshima with a short trip to Miyajima in Hatsukaichi, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and examine the collection at Mazda Museum.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Kitsuki to Hiroshima in 4.5 hours. October in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kure, Miyajima, Mazda Museum
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum
Mitaki Temple ©
Mitaki Temple

2
nights
Onomichi

Onomichi ©
A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Senkoji & Senkoji Park and Jyodo Shrine. Escape the urban bustle at Ikuchijima and Mt. Shirataki. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Onomichi: Fukuyama (Abuto Kannon (Bandai-ji Temple Kannondo), Fukuzen-ji Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, make a trip to Ikuchi Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saikokuji Temple, and enjoy the sea views from Ohamasaki Lighthouse & Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Onomichi route website .

Onomichi is just a short distance from Hiroshima. When traveling from Hiroshima in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Onomichi: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Onomichi

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fukuyama
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Senkoji & Senkoji Park ©
Senkoji & Senkoji Park
Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art ©
Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art

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