46 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

46 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

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46 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Drive:  40​h
1
Kobayashi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Miyakonojo
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nichinan
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Miyazaki
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nobeoka
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Takachiho-cho
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  39​h
End: Buenos Aires

5
nights
Kobayashi

Kobayashi ©
Kobayashi is a city located in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Kirishima Higashi Shrine and Kirishimamine Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Ebino Kogen and Ikoma Highlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Kobayashi: Ebino (Fudo Pond, Onsen Resorts, & more), Shiromi Shrine (in Saito) and Takaharu-cho (Miike, Ojibaru Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Sukimu Land, make a trip to Nojirikopia, and stroll through Idenoyama Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kobayashi road trip app .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Kobayashi is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 12 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Kobayashi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Miyakonojo.

Things to do in Kobayashi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ebino, Takaharu-cho, Shiromi Shrine
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:
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Ebino Kogen ©
Ebino Kogen
Shiromi Shrine ©
Shiromi Shrine
Kirishima Higashi Shrine ©
Kirishima Higashi Shrine

7
nights
Miyakonojo

Miyakonojo ©
Miyakonojō is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Takachihonomine and Tsumakirishima Shrine. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ishiyama Kanonji Temple and Kanbashira-gu Shrine. Change things up with a short trip to Shiibae Park in Mimata-cho (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Sekinoo Falls, don't miss a visit to Mochio Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganzo-ji Temple, and steep yourself in history at Shimazu Residence in Miyakonojo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Miyakonojo trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Kobayashi to Miyakonojo by car takes about an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Miyakonojo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nichinan.

Things to do in Miyakonojo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mimata-cho
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 28:
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Tsumakirishima Shrine ©
Tsumakirishima Shrine
Ganzo-ji Temple ©
Ganzo-ji Temple
Miike Shrine ©
Miike Shrine

7
nights
Nichinan

Nichinan ©
Tourism in Nichinan, a town on Japan's southernmost island of Kyushu, flourishes thanks to the scenic Nichinan-Kaigan coastline, a stretch of secluded coves, islands, and tranquil beaches.
Visiting Nichinan Coast and Koigaura will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Ishinami Beach and Futo Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nichinan: Kushima (Dolphin Park, Toi, & more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Udo Shrine, wander the streets of Obi, contemplate the long history of Ihei Yamamoto House, and see human ingenuity at work at Nichinan Dam.

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You can drive from Miyakonojo to Nichinan in 1.5 hours. In January in Nichinan, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Nichinan

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Kushima
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 4:
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Nichinan Coast ©
Nichinan Coast
Obijyo Castle Ruins ©
Obijyo Castle Ruins
Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine

10
nights
Miyazaki

Miyazaki ©
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saitobaru Tomb and Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature and History. Explore hidden gems such as Tsuno Winery and Tsuma Shrine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miyazaki: Tsuno Shrine (in Tsuno-cho), Rupinasu Park (in Takanabe-cho) and Saito (Saitobaru Park & Saitobaru Archaeological Museum). Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Phoenix Seagaia Resort. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Aoshima Island, make a trip to Eda Shrine, engage your brain at Miyzaki Science Center, and play a few rounds at Tom Watson Golf Course.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Miyazaki route builder app .

Drive from Nichinan to Miyazaki in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Miyazaki can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nobeoka.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Saito, Aya-cho, Tsuno-cho, Rupinasu Park
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 14:
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Aoshima Island ©
Aoshima Island
Tsuno Shrine ©
Tsuno Shrine

7
nights
Nobeoka

Nobeoka ©
Nobeoka is a city located in the north of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.As of the March 1, 2017 the city has an estimated population of 123,406 and a population density of 147.68 persons per km². Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Omi Shrine and Imayama Daishi. You'll get in some beach time at Sumie Beach and Okuragahama Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Nobeoka side-trips: Kadogawa-cho (Kadogawa Shrine & Togenkyo Point) and Hyuga (Udo Shrine, Mimitsucho Traditional Architectures Preservation District, & more). There's much more to do: get outside with Mount Atago, make a trip to Kitaura Rinkai Park Kitaurara Umi Ichiba, see the interesting displays at Naito Memorial Center, and admire the sheer force of Mukabaki Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nobeoka holiday planner.

Drive from Miyazaki to Nobeoka in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Nobeoka

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hyuga, Higashiusuki-gun
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 21:
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Mukabaki Falls ©
Mukabaki Falls
Omi Shrine ©
Omi Shrine
Nobeoka Castle Ruins Shiroyama Park ©

6
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaguraden and Amanoyasu Kawara. Get outdoors at Takachiho Gorge and Kunimigaoka. Explore Takachiho-cho's surroundings by going to Gokase-cho (Josen-ji Temple Weeping Cherry Blossom, Josenji Temple, & more) and Shiiba-son (Kami Shiiba Dam, Shiiba Itsukushima Shrine, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aratate Shrine, take in the dramatic scenery at Manai Falls, don't miss a visit to Tochimata Tanada Rice Terrace, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tokubetsuto Rice Terraces.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Takachiho-cho trip builder tool .

Getting from Nobeoka to Takachiho-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Takachiho-cho, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gokase-cho, Higashiusuki-gun
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kaguraden ©
Kaguraden
Manai Falls ©
Manai Falls
Kunimigaoka ©
Kunimigaoka