14 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

14 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

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14 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Zurich


Miyakonojo ©
Miyakonojō is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sekinoo Falls and Tsumakirishima Shrine. Popular historic sites such as Sano Shrine and Yoshokan are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miyakonojo: Kushima (Toimisaki Lighthouse & Ishinami Beach), Ebino (Ebino Kogen & Onsen Resorts) and Kirishimamine Shrine (in Kobayashi). There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Takachihonomine, identify plant and animal life at Sekino Onotaki Potholes, take an in-depth tour of Obi Castle History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Shimazu Residence in Miyakonojo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Miyakonojo trip builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Miyakonojo is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zurich to Miyakonojo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in April: high temperatures in Miyakonojo hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saito.

Things to do in Miyakonojo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nichinan, Kushima, Ebino, Sano Shrine, Kirishimamine Shrine
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Tsumakirishima Shrine ©
Tsumakirishima Shrine
Sano Shrine ©
Sano Shrine
Kirishimamine Shrine ©
Kirishimamine Shrine


Saito ©
Get some historical perspective at Saitobaru Tomb and Miyazakiagatamamorukuni Shrine. Tsuma Shrine and Saitobaru Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saito: takanabe Beach Campsite (in Takanabe-cho), Miyazaki (Phoenix Country Club, Aoshima Beach, & more) and Aya International kraft castle (in Aya-cho).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saito trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Miyakonojo to Saito takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Saito are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nobeoka.

Things to do in Saito

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Miyazaki, takanabe Beach Campsite, Aya International kraft castle, Sukimu Land
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Tsuma Shrine ©
Tsuma Shrine
Phoenix Country Club ©
Phoenix Country Club


Nobeoka ©
Nobeoka is a city located in the north of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.As of the March 1, 2017 the city has an estimated population of 123,406 and a population density of 147.68 persons per km². Step off the beaten path and head to Omi Shrine and Saigo Takamori Residential Site Museum. Relax by the water at Sumie Beach and Okuragahama Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Hyuga (Japanese Navy Origin Site Monument, Komenoyama, & more), Tsuno-cho (Yatogi no Taki Falls, Tsuno Winery, & more) and Takachiho-cho (Akimoto Shrine, Kaguraden, & more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Mukabaki, admire the sheer force of Unokono-taki, pick up some local products at Michi-no-Eki Kitakata Yotchimiroya, and head outdoors with Mount Atago.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nobeoka day trip planning site .

Getting from Saito to Nobeoka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nobeoka

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hyuga, Takachiho-cho, Tsuno-cho, Unokono-taki
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Mt. Mukabaki ©
Mt. Mukabaki
Omi Shrine ©
Omi Shrine
Kaguraden ©