46 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

46 days in Miyazaki Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kobayashi
— 5 nights
2
Miyakonojo
— 7 nights
3
Nichinan
— 7 nights
4
Miyazaki
— 10 nights
5
Nobeoka
— 7 nights
6
Takachiho-cho
— 6 nights

5
nights
Kobayashi

Kobayashi ©
Kobayashi is a city located in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kirishima Higashi Shrine and Kirishimamine Shrine. Take a break from the city and head to Ikoma Highlands and Miike. Explore Kobayashi's surroundings by going to Ebino (Ebino Kogen, Fudo Pond, &more), Shiromi Shrine (in Saito) and Takaharu-cho (Ojibaru Park & Kasumi Shrine). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sano Shrine, walk around Idenoyama Park, snap pictures at Sukimu Land, and visit Inyoseki.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kobayashi online journey maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Kobayashi is an approximately 42-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Kobayashi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Kobayashi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car 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
Kirishima Higashi Shrine ©
Kirishima Higashi Shrine
Shiromi Shrine ©
Shiromi Shrine

7
nights
Miyakonojo

Miyakonojo ©
Miyakonojō is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Tsumakirishima Shrine and Ganzo-ji Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Takachihonomine and Sekino Onotaki Potholes. Take a break from Miyakonojo with a short trip to Shiibae Park in Mimata-cho, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Sekinoo Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Miyajidake Shrine, see the interesting displays at Kirinokura Museum, and contemplate the long history of Shimazu Residence in Miyakonojo.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Miyakonojo trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kobayashi to Miyakonojo takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive 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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Mochio Park ©
Mochio Park
Tsumakirishima Shrine ©
Tsumakirishima Shrine
Ganzo-ji Temple ©
Ganzo-ji Temple

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.
Obijyo Castle Ruins and Yoshokan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Obi and Ihei Yamamoto House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nichinan: Kushima (Koigaura, Dolphin Park, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Nichinan Coast, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yowara Shrine, steep yourself in history at Old Ito Denzaemon House, and head outdoors with Futo Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nichinan road trip planning website.

You can drive from Miyakonojo to Nichinan in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Nichinan are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive 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.
Tsuno Shrine and Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature and History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Phoenix Country Club and Horikiri Pass. Change things up with these side-trips from Miyazaki: Tsuno Winery (in Tsuno-cho), Rupinasu Park (in Takanabe-cho) and Saito (Saitobaru Tomb, Tsuma Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aoshima Shrine, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, engage your brain at Miyzaki Science Center, and kick back and relax at Aoshima Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Miyazaki vacation planner.

Drive from Nichinan to Miyazaki in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Miyazaki are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nobeoka.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Saito, Tsuno-cho, Aya-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. Get outdoors at Okuragahama Beach and Hyugasaki Umagase. Get a sense of the local culture at Omi Shrine and Udo Shrine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nobeoka: Hyuga (Mimitsu Historical District, Sanpo Seaside, &more) and Kadogawa-cho (Kadogawa Shrine & Togenkyo Point). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Nobeoka Castle Ruins Shiroyama Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imayama Daishi, head outdoors with Mount Atago, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Okue.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nobeoka online tour planner.

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

Things to do in Nobeoka

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Hyuga, Kadogawa-cho
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 21:
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Omi Shrine ©
Omi Shrine
Nobeoka Castle Ruins Shiroyama Park ©
Nobeoka Castle Ruins Shiroyama Park
Mimitsu Historical District ©
Mimitsu Historical District

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.
Visit Aratate Shrine and Amano Iwato Shrine for their historical value. Kaguraden and Tonegawa Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Shiiba-son (Kami Shiiba Dam & Shiiba Itsukushima Shrine) and Gokase-cho (Josen-ji Temple Weeping Cherry Blossom, Josenji Temple, &more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kunimigaoka, admire the sheer force of Tamatare Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Tokubetsuto Rice Terraces, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Amanomanai.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Takachiho-cho trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nobeoka to Takachiho-cho takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Takachiho-cho can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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