6 days in Japan Itinerary

6 days in Japan Itinerary

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6 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Beppu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Yufu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Aso
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Hong Kong

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sat), take a stroll through Nishijin Shopping District and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fukuoka travel route site .

Hong Kong, China to Fukuoka is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Hong Kong to Fukuoka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fukuoka when traveling from Hong Kong in July, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Beppu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Nishijin Shopping District ©
Nishijin Shopping District
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

1
night
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): meet the residents at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago, then buy something for everyone on your list at JR Oita City, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Beppu online tour planner .

Getting from Fukuoka to Beppu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Fukuoka in July, you will find days in Beppu are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Baths

Side Trip

Oita
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Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago ©
Onsen Resorts
JR Oita City ©
JR Oita City

1
night
Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for gifts at Saigoku Dosan Kagiya, take a stroll through Yunotsubo Kaido, stop by Mamekichi Hompo, then stop by Cheese Factory Yufuin, and finally indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Yufuin Area.

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Yufu is just a stone's throw from Beppu. In July, daytime highs in Yufu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aso.

Things to do in Yufu

Shopping Historic Sites Baths
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Cheese Factory Yufuin ©
Cheese Factory Yufuin
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area

1
night
Aso

Aso ©
Formed in 2005 after the merger of several smaller towns, Aso still offers a break from the urbane.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get great views at Daikanbo, don't miss a visit to Shirakawa Springs, and then cruise along Kusasenri. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Nabegataki Falls, then take in panoramic vistas at Ogidake Park Viewing Platform, and then steep yourself in history at Futae Toge no Ishidatami.

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Traveling by car from Yufu to Aso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Aso

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shirakawa Springs, Nabegataki Falls
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Nabegataki Falls ©
Nabegataki Falls
Daikanbo ©
Daikanbo
Kusasenri ©
Kusasenri

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka visit planning website .

You can drive from Aso to Fukuoka in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Nishijin Shopping District ©
Nishijin Shopping District
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center

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