6 days in Japan Itinerary

6 days in Japan Itinerary

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6 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  4​h
1
Fukuoka
— Few hours
Train:  4​h
2
Nagasaki
— 1 night
Train:  5​h 30​min
3
Yufu
— 1 night
train:  2​h
4
Tosu
— Few hours
train:  1​h
5
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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hours
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.
For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fukuoka road trip site .

Manila, Philippines to Fukuoka is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Fukuoka is 1 hour. Traveling from Manila in November, expect Fukuoka to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off toNagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the views from Megane Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then walk around Nagasaki Peace Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, and finally head off the coast to Hashima Island.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nagasaki trip builder website .

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yufu.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa
Hashima Island ©
Hashima Island
Shinchi Chinatown ©
Shinchi Chinatown

1
night
Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kinrin, soothe aching muscles at Yufuin Area, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu, then buy something for everyone on your list at JR Oita City, and finally look for gifts at Yufuin Shoyuya Honten.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yufu trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Nagasaki to Yufu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tosu.

Things to do in Yufu

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Hells of Beppu, JR Oita City
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Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Mt. Yufu ©
Mt. Yufu

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hours
Tosu

Tosu ©
Tosu is a city located in the eastern part of Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 72,755 and a population density of 1,000 persons per km2. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to JR Tosu Station and then get some fabulous bargains at Tosu Premium Outlets.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tosu driving holiday site .

You can drive from Yufu to Tosu in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yufu in December since evenings lows in Tosu dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Tosu

Shopping
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Tosu Premium Outlets ©
Tosu Premium Outlets
JR Tosu Station ©
JR Tosu Station

2
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nijino Matsubara, make a trip to Yatai, admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, then let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip builder app .

You can drive from Tosu to Fukuoka in an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tosu in December since evenings lows in Fukuoka dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Nijino Matsubara, Komenoyama Obsevatory
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©

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