16 days in Kyushu Itinerary

16 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Kumamoto
— 1 day
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Kagoshima
— 2 nights
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Yakushima-cho
— 3 nights
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Nagasaki
— 3 nights
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Beppu
— 3 nights
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Fukuoka
— 3 nights

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine, and then explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle.

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Brussels, Belgium to Kumamoto is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Kumamoto is 8 hours. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect Kumamoto to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites · Parks
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Kato Shrine ©
Kato Shrine
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Sengan-en, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Shiroyama, then contemplate the geological forces at Sakurajima, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arata Hachimangu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Sekiyoshi Sluice Gate of Yoshino Leat, then take in panoramic vistas at Yunohira Lookout, then don't miss a visit to Kareigawa Station, and finally make a trip to Chiran Samurai Residence Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kagoshima trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kagoshima can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Mt. Shiroyama ©
Mt. Shiroyama
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden ©
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Yakusugi Land and Seibu Trail. Get in touch with nature at Yaksushima Trecking, Jomon Japanese Cedar Course and Mt. Miyanouradake. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Yoggo Valley, make a trip to Kigensugi Cedar, and identify plant and animal life at Anbo River.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yakushima-cho trip planning site.

You can fly from Kagoshima to Yakushima-cho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Seibu Trail ©
Seibu Trail
Mt. Miyanouradake ©
Mt. Miyanouradake

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum and Kofukuji Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Yutoku Inari Shrine and Suwa Shrine. Take a break from Nagasaki with a short trip to Huis Ten Bosch in Sasebo, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Shitsu Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Church Hongouchi, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, and go for a walk through Mountain of the Cross.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Nagasaki trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Yakushima-cho to Nagasaki in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daytime highs in Nagasaki are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine

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Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Explore hidden gems such as Usajingu Shrine and Kumano Magaibutsu. Visit Rakanji Temple and Fukiji Temple for their historical value. Explore Beppu's surroundings by going to Nabegataki Falls (in Oguni-machi), Oka Castle Ruins (in Taketa) and Kunisaki (Rurikoji Temple & Futagoji Temple). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kitsuki Castle Town, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, head outdoors with Mt. Tsurumi, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beppu travel planner.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Beppu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nagasaki in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Beppu: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Beppu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Baths

Side Trips

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Usajingu Shrine ©
Usajingu Shrine
Nabegataki Falls ©
Nabegataki Falls
Kumano Magaibutsu ©
Kumano Magaibutsu

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka

City of Yatai

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanzoin, get to know the fascinating history of Yoshinogari Historical Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tenkai Inari Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Miyajidake Shrine. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakozaki Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Former Takatori House, and finally make a trip to Imari Okawachiyama.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Beppu to Fukuoka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Nanzoin ©
Nanzoin
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park

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