15 days in Kyushu Itinerary

15 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
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Kagoshima
— 1 night
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Yakushima-cho
— 2 nights
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Nagasaki
— 2 nights
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Goto
— 1 night
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Shinkamigoto-cho
— 1 night
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Sasebo
— 3 nights

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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Amano Yasugawara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amano Iwato Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aratate Shrine, admire the sheer force of Manai Falls, then explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amanomanai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Unokono-taki, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heitate Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Josenji Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Kunimigaoka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaguraden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Takachiho-cho online itinerary planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Takachiho-cho is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxembourg City to Takachiho-cho is 8 hours. Traveling from Luxembourg City in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Takachiho-cho: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine
Kaguraden ©
Kaguraden
Aratate Shrine ©
Aratate Shrine

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Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©

Naples of the East

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.
On the 7th (Tue), go for a walk through Sengan-en, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Shiroyama, then get impressive views of Sakurajima, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arata Hachimangu.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kagoshima travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Takachiho-cho to Kagoshima by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Kagoshima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
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Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Mt. Shiroyama ©
Mt. Shiroyama
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Anbo River, head outdoors with Nagata Inakahama, then head outdoors with Seibu Trail, and finally appreciate the views at Yoggo Valley. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kigensugi Cedar and then explore the striking landscape of Yakusugi Land.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yakushima-cho travel planner.

Fly from Kagoshima to Yakushima-cho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Kagoshima in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Yakushima-cho, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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Seibu Trail ©
Seibu Trail
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Nagata Inakahama
Nagata Inakahama

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©

City of Peace

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.
On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to World Peace Symbol Zone, walk around Nagasaki Peace Park, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then get engrossed in the history at 26 Martyrs Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Shitsu Church, steep yourself in history at Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofukuji Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Nagasaki trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Yakushima-cho to Nagasaki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nagasaki, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Goto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine
Shitsu Church ©
Shitsu Church

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Goto

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Tamanoura Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Osezaki Dangai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imochiura Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mizunoura Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dozaki Cathedral.

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You can drive from Nagasaki to Goto in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nagasaki in April: highs in Goto hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Goto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral
Mizunoura Church ©
Mizunoura Church

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Shinkamigoto-cho

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Oso Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hiyamizu Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Aosagaura Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Tainoura Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashigarashima Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Kashiragashima Christian Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shinkamigoto-cho trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Goto to Shinkamigoto-cho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:
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Aosagaura Church ©
Aosagaura Church
Tainoura Church ©
Tainoura Church

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Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Explore hidden gems such as Yutoku Inari Shrine and Miuracho Catholic Church. Popular historic sites such as Yoshinogari Historical Park and Sakagura Dori are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Tanjoin (in Kashima), Hirado (Catholic Tabira Church & Obae Lighthouse) and Imari Okawachiyama (in Imari). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch and head off the coast to Kujuku Island.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sasebo road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Shinkamigoto-cho to Sasebo takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Shinkamigoto-cho in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sasebo, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sasebo

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park
Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Catholic Tabira Church ©
Catholic Tabira Church

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