5 days in Japan Itinerary

5 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  6 h
1
Fukuoka
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
2
Kumamoto
— 1 night
ferry:  1 h
3
Nagasaki
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Takeo
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Arita-cho
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Saga
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
7
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Bangkok

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
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Bangkok, Thailand to Fukuoka is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Fukuoka. August in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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night
Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Aso, Aso Milk Road, Kumamon Square, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Aso Milk Road and then get impressive views of Mt. Aso.

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Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Kumamoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mt. Aso, Aso Milk Road
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Mt. Aso ©
Mt. Aso
Kumamon Square ©
Kumamon Square

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mt. Inasa, Megane Bridge, Sōfuku-ji Temple, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nagasaki Peace Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, and finally snap pictures at Megane Bridge.

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Drive from Kumamoto to Nagasaki in 3 hours. In August in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Takeo.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Yutoku Inari Shrine
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa

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Takeo

Takeo ©
Takeo is a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. You've now added Takeo Shrine to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Takeo Shrine and then browse the collection at Takeo City Library.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Takeo online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Takeo takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Arita-cho.

Things to do in Takeo

Historic Sites
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Takeo Shrine ©
Takeo Shrine
Takeo City Library ©
Takeo City Library

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Arita-cho

Arita-cho ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Kyushu Ceramic Museum as well as Imari Okawachiyama. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Imari Okawachiyama and then see the interesting displays at The Kyushu Ceramic Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Arita-cho trip itinerary planning site.

Arita-cho is just a stone's throw from Takeo. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saga.

Things to do in Arita-cho

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Imari Okawachiyama
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The Kyushu Ceramic Museum ©
The Kyushu Ceramic Museum

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Saga

Saga
Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per km². To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saga day trip tool.

You can drive from Arita-cho to Saga in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Saga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will leave for Fukuoka on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Saga

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

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Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fukuoka Castle Ruins, Yatai, Canal City Hakata, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, watch a film at Canal City Hakata, and then make a trip to Yatai.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Saga to Fukuoka by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Nightlife Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Dazaifu Tenman-gu
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Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka Castle Ruins ©
Fukuoka Castle Ruins

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