17 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

17 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sasebo
— 2 nights
2
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
3
Goto
— 2 nights
4
Shinkamigoto-cho
— 2 nights
5
Odika-cho
— 1 night
6
Tsushima
— 2 nights
7
Iki
— 3 nights

2
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Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sasebo: Onyoku Museum (in Saikai), Hirado (Shimanoyakata, Neshiko Beach, &more) and Togo Nakaoyama (in Hasami-cho). Pack the 4th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Huis Ten Bosch. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Ishidake Observatory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ohashikannonji, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Yumihari.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sasebo online travel planner.

Detroit, USA to Sasebo is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Detroit to Sasebo, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in September: high temperatures in Sasebo hover around 82°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hirado, Onyoku Museum, Togo Nakaoyama
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Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Ishidake Observatory ©
Ishidake Observatory
Onyoku Museum ©
Onyoku Museum

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
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 6th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sōfuku-ji Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, stroll around Nagasaki Peace Park, then take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hongouchi Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): get outside with Takahama Beach, step off the mainland to explore Hashima Island, then take in panoramic vistas at Inasayama Observation Deck, and finally walk around Nagao Castle Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nagasaki online visit planner.

You can drive from Sasebo to Nagasaki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Goto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nagao Castle Park
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

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Goto

Goto ©
On the 8th (Sun), head off the coast to Hisakajima, then kick back and relax at Takahama Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Osezaki Dangai. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mizunoura Church, kick back and relax at Tontomari Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Gyoran Kannon Observation Deck, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kusuhara Church, and finally head off the coast to Fukuejima.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Goto trip planner.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Goto in 2 hours. When traveling from Nagasaki in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Goto: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Goto

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Takahama Beach ©
Takahama Beach
Hisakajima ©
Hisakajima
Tontomari Beach ©
Tontomari Beach

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Shinkamigoto-cho

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
On the 10th (Tue), explore the activities along Sokasen, kick back and relax at Takaitabi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kiri Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Ryukanzan Observatory, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nakanoura Church. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Kashigarashima Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Chuchi Catholic Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aosagaura Church, then kick back and relax at Hamagurihama Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oso Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shinkamigoto-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Goto to Shinkamigoto-cho in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Odika-cho.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Hamagurihama Beach ©
Hamagurihama Beach
Aosagaura Church ©
Aosagaura Church

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Odika-cho

Odika-cho ©
On the 12th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Pot Hole, kick back and relax at Kaki no Hama Beach, get engrossed in the history at Odika Town Museum of History and Folklore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nokubi Tenshudo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Previosuly Nokubi Church, and finally head off the coast to Ojika Island.

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Drive from Shinkamigoto-cho to Odika-cho in 1.5 hours. In September in Odika-cho, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Tsushima.

Things to do in Odika-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Ojika Island ©
Ojika Island

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Tsushima

Tsushima
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Kaneda Castle Ruins, explore the historical opulence of Kanada Castle, then take in panoramic vistas at Manzeki Viewing Platform, and finally kick back and relax at Miuda Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Mogihama Beach, explore the activities along Shushigawa River, don't miss a visit to Kyu Kaneishi Castle Garden, then head outdoors with Otahama Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eboshidake Observatory.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsushima tour planner.

You can drive from Odika-cho to Tsushima in 8.5 hours. September in Tsushima sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Iki.

Things to do in Tsushima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Iki

Iki ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Ikijima, kick back and relax at Tatsunoshima Island Beach, then head outdoors with Satohama Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Saruiwa. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Iki City Ikikoku Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nishikihama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tsutsukihama Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Ohama Beach.

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You can drive from Tsushima to Iki in 2 hours. In September in Iki, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 70°F at night. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Iki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Saruiwa ©
Saruiwa