13 days in Kagoshima Prefecture & Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

13 days in Kagoshima Prefecture & Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kagoshima
— 1 night
2
Makurazaki
— 1 day
3
Ibusuki
— 1 night
4
Kagoshima
— 1 night
5
Kanoya
— Few hours
6
Nichinan
— 1 night
7
Miyazaki
— 3 nights
8
Kirishima
— 1 night
9
Minamikyushu
— 2 nights

1
night
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arimura Lava Lookout, Mt. Shiroyama, AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Arimura Lava Lookout, take in panoramic vistas at Yunohira Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Shiroyama, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Shiroyama Observatory, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kagoshima sightseeing planner.

Hong Kong, China to Kagoshima is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Hong Kong, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kagoshima, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Makurazaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Nature Parks Shopping
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Mt. Shiroyama ©
Mt. Shiroyama
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Shiroyama Observatory
Yunohira Lookout ©
Yunohira Lookout

1
day
Makurazaki

Makurazaki ©
Makurazaki is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Kamegaoka as well as Makurazaki Ekimae Information Center. On the 20th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Kamegaoka, hunt for treasures at Makurazaki Fish Center, thensample the tasty concoctions at Satsuma Shuzo Brewery Meijigura, and finally get all the information you need at Makurazaki Ekimae Information Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Makurazaki planning website.

Traveling by car from Kagoshima to Makurazaki takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kagoshima in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Makurazaki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Ibusuki.

Things to do in Makurazaki

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Mt. Kamegaoka
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Makurazaki Fish Center ©
Makurazaki Fish Center
Mt. Kamegaoka ©
Mt. Kamegaoka
Makurazaki Ekimae Information Center ©
Makurazaki Ekimae Information Center

1
night
Ibusuki

A coastal place of relaxation, Ibusuki stands as a hot spring resort on the southern tip of the peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station, Ryugu Shrine, Flower Park Kagoshima, and other attractions you added. On the 20th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Ikeda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryugu Shrine, cruise along JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, thentake some stellar pictures from Cape Nagasakibana, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Flower Park Kagoshima.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ibusuki online visit planner.

You can drive from Makurazaki to Ibusuki in an hour. In March in Ibusuki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Ibusuki

Parks Nature Baths

Side Trip

Sebira Park
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Onsen Resorts
Mt. Kaimondake ©
Mt. Kaimondake
Cape Nagasakibana ©
Cape Nagasakibana

1
night
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenmake a trip to Tenmonkan, thensteep yourself in history at Sengan-en, and finally appreciate the history behind Saigo Takamori Statue.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kagoshima trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Ibusuki to Kagoshima by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ibusuki in March, Kagoshima is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanoya.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites Spas
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Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Tenmonkan ©
Tenmonkan
Saigo Takamori Statue ©
Saigo Takamori Statue

few
hours
Kanoya

Kanoya ©
Kanoya is a city in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ogawano Taki Falls as well as Mt. Takakuma Range. On the 22nd (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Takakuma Range, admire the sheer force of Ogawano Taki Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Kanoya Rose Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Arahira Tenzin Shrine, and finally examine the collection at Kanoya Air Base Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kanoya trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kagoshima to Kanoya in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kanoya when traveling from Kagoshima in March, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Nichinan.

Things to do in Kanoya

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ogawano Taki Falls
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
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Kanoya Rose Garden ©
Kanoya Rose Garden
Kanoya Air Base Museum ©
Kanoya Air Base Museum
Arahira Tenzin Shrine ©
Arahira Tenzin Shrine

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night
Nichinan

Nichinan ©
Tourism in Nichinan, a town on Japan's southernmost island of Kyushu, flourishes thanks to the scenic Nichinan-Kaigan coastline, a stretch of secluded coves, islands, and tranquil beaches.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shoka Museum, Toi, Sunmesse Nichinan, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Sunmesse Nichinan, see the interesting displays at Shoka Museum, thengo for a walk through Toi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nichinan Coast.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nichinan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kanoya to Nichinan in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Nichinan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Toi
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Nichinan Coast ©
Nichinan Coast
Sunmesse Nichinan ©
Sunmesse Nichinan
Shoka Museum ©
Shoka Museum

3
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 added Haniwa Garden, Mt. Mukabaki, Miyazaki Waterfront Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Shusen No Mori (in Aya-cho) and Tsuno Winery (in Tsuno-cho). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Aoshima Island, tee off at Tom Watson Golf Course, get great views at Horikiri Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Onino Sentakuita.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miyazaki online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nichinan to Miyazaki takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Miyazaki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kirishima.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt. Mukabaki, Shusen No Mori, Tsuno Winery
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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Aoshima Island ©
Aoshima Island
Phoenix Country Club ©
Phoenix Country Club
Tom Watson Golf Course ©
Tom Watson Golf Course

1
night
Kirishima

Kirishima ©
The city of Kirishima, established in 2005 by the merging of several smaller towns, makes a popular base for exploring the volcanic mountain range of the surrounding national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirishima Shinwanosato Park as well as Maruo Falls. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll around Kirishima Shinwanosato Park and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kirishima itinerary maker app.

Drive from Miyazaki to Kirishima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Miyazaki in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kirishima, with lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Minamikyushu.

Things to do in Kirishima

Parks Nature Baths
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:
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Maruo Falls ©
Maruo Falls
Kareigawa Station ©
Kareigawa Station
Kirishima Shinwanosato Park ©
Kirishima Shinwanosato Park

2
nights
Minamikyushu

Minamikyushu ©
You've now added Bandokorobana Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Chiran Peace Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chirancho Gokoku Shrine, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiran Heiwa Park. Keep things going the next day: walk around Bandokorobana Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamafuta Shirine, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fukiagehama Coast Dune.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Minamikyushu online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kirishima to Minamikyushu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kirishima in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Minamikyushu, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minamikyushu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fukiagehama Coast Dune
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Bandokorobana Park ©
Bandokorobana Park
Chiran Peace Museum ©
Chiran Peace Museum
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden ©
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden

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