19 days in Oita Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Oita Prefecture Itinerary

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Hita
— 3 nights
2
Taketa
— 4 nights
3
Saiki
— 3 nights
4
Kunisaki
— 2 nights
5
Beppu
— 6 nights

3
nights
Hita

Hita
Hita is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan, that was founded on December 11, 1940. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mikumagawa River and Jion Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Hita side-trips: Nakatsu (Yabakei Dam Memorial Park Keisekien, Rakanji Temple, &more) and Kokonoe-machi (Ryumon Falls & Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Takatsuka Atago Jizoson, examine the collection at Tenryo Hinagoten, get outside with Hita Ayu Yanaba, and admire the sheer force of Sakuradaki Waterfall.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hita trip itinerary website.

Fukuoka to Hita is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Taketa.

Things to do in Hita

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nakatsu, Kokonoe-machi, Jion Falls
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Yabakei
Yabakei
Rakanji Temple ©
Rakanji Temple
Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge ©
Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge

4
nights
Taketa

Taketa ©
Taketa is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kuju Highland and Sky Park Azamidai Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Taketa side-trips: Usuki Sekibutsu (in Usuki), Chinda Fall (in Bungoono) and Kokonoe-machi (Kuju Mountain Range, Tadewara Wetlands, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kuju, don't miss a visit to Yamanami Highway, stop by Taketa Spring Group, and admire the sheer force of Shiramizu Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taketa visit planner.

You can drive from Hita to Taketa in 2 hours. Traveling from Hita in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Taketa, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Saiki.

Things to do in Taketa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kokonoe-machi, Bungoono, Usuki Sekibutsu, Yamanami Highway
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Mt. Kuju ©
Mt. Kuju
Harajiri Falls ©
Harajiri Falls
Chinda Fall ©
Chinda Fall

3
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Saiki

Saiki ©
Saiki is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Step off the beaten path and head to Nioza Rekishi no Michi and Mt. Shiroyama. Get out of town with these interesting Saiki side-trips: Usuki (Inabake Shimoyashiki, Usuki Samurai House Streets, &more) and Sekizaki Lighthouse (in Oita). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Fujigawachi Valley, see human ingenuity at work at Kitagawa Dam, make a trip to Sotaro Station, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Motogoe.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saiki online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Taketa to Saiki takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kunisaki.

Things to do in Saiki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Usuki, Sekizaki Lighthouse
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Mt. Shiroyama ©
Mt. Shiroyama
Mt. Hikodake ©
Mt. Hikodake
Sekizaki Lighthouse ©
Sekizaki Lighthouse

2
nights
Kunisaki

Kunisaki ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Maki Odo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hashirimizu Kannon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Futagoji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monjusenji Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rurikoji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Tashibu no Sato Sannomiya no Kei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fukiji Temple, make a trip to Kawanaka Fudo, then cruise along Matama Beach, and finally make a trip to Showa no Machi.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kunisaki online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Saiki to Kunisaki in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Kunisaki can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Beppu.

Things to do in Kunisaki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bungotakada
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Monjusenji Temple ©
Monjusenji Temple
Maki Odo ©
Maki Odo

6
nights
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Angel Kimono Rental Beppu and Mt. Tsurumi. Venture out of the city with trips to Usa (African Safari, Oita Prefectural Museum of History, &more), Yufu (Yufuin Basin & Lake Kinrin) and Harmony Land (in Hiji-machi). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Shidakako Lake, and get in on the family fun at Kijima Kogen Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beppu trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kunisaki to Beppu by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Beppu, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Usa, Oita, Yufu, Kumano Magaibutsu, Harmony Land
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Mt. Tsurumi ©
Mt. Tsurumi
Kijima Kogen Park ©
Kijima Kogen Park
African Safari ©
African Safari

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