4 days in Kyushu, Kurokawa-gun & Matsumoto Itinerary

4 days in Kyushu, Kurokawa-gun & Matsumoto Itinerary

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Drive
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Takachiho-cho
— 1 day
Drive
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Yufu
— 1 night
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Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Sendai Airport, Drive to Taiwa-cho
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Taiwa-cho
— 1 night
Drive
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Matsumoto
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amanomanai, take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine, and finally go for a walk through Amano Yasugawara.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Takachiho-cho trip itinerary maker site.

Fukuoka to Takachiho-cho is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Takachiho-cho are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Takachiho Gorge ©
Must see
Takachiho Gorge
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Takachiho Shrine ©
Religious Site
Takachiho Shrine
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Amano Yasugawara ©
Scenic Walking Area
Amano Yasugawara
4.6

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Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Yufu, then explore the activities along Lake Kinrin, and then take an in-depth tour of Iwashita Collection.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yufu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Takachiho-cho to Yufu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Yufu, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Taiwa-cho.

Things to do in Yufu

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Lake Kinrin ©
Water Body
Lake Kinrin
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Mt. Yufu ©
Mountain
Mt. Yufu
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Iwashita Collection ©
History Museum
Iwashita Collection
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Taiwa-cho

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Ohira Village Furusato Art Museum, then stroll around Manyo Create Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Sasakura, and finally stroll around Nanatsumori Lakeside Park.

Plan a trip to Taiwa-cho easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yufu to Taiwa-cho. Traveling from Yufu in December, you will find days in Taiwa-cho are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Matsumoto.

Things to do in Taiwa-cho

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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1
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Matsumoto

A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Matsumoto Castle, admire the masterpieces at Matsumoto City Art Museum, examine the collection at Matsumoto Folkcraft Museum (Matsumoto Mingei-kan), explore the world behind art at Japan Ukiyo-e Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kaichi Gakko Primary School, and finally experience rural life at Daio Wasabi Farm.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Matsumoto online route planner.

Getting from Taiwa-cho to Matsumoto by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Matsumoto when traveling from Taiwa-cho in December, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Side Trip

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