7 days in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kurokawa-gun & Yufu Itinerary

7 days in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kurokawa-gun & Yufu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Japan trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Fukuoka Prefecture, Kurokawa-gun & Yufu Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Taiwa-cho
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Yufu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kitakyushu
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Kyushu National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then take in panoramic vistas at Komenoyama Obsevatory, then admire the striking features of Hakata Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Onojo Cocoro no Furusatokan City Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Komyozen-ji Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, then let little ones run wild at Ohori Park, then explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka is 1 hour. In December, Fukuoka is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taiwa-cho.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Komenoyama Obsevatory, Onojo Cocoro no Furusatokan City Museum
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

1
night
Taiwa-cho

Taiwa-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): walk around Nanatsumori Lakeside Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Sasakura, then stroll around Manyo Create Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ohira Village Furusato Art Museum.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Taiwa-cho road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fukuoka to Taiwa-cho. When traveling from Fukuoka in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Taiwa-cho: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yufu.

Things to do in Taiwa-cho

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Ohira-mura
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Manyo Create Park ©
Manyo Create Park

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Takasakiyama Nature Zoo, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, meet the residents at African Safari, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kinrin, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Yufuin Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yufu, then take in the natural beauty of Umi Jigoku, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago, and finally go for a walk through Uchinari Rice Terraces.

Plan my Yufu trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Taiwa-cho to Yufu with the Route module. While traveling from Taiwa-cho, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yufu, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Beppu, Oita, African Safari
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin
Oita Marine Palace Aquarium Umitamago ©
African Safari ©
African Safari

1
night
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): walk around Itozu no Mori Zoological Park, then don't miss a visit to Kokura Castle, then snap pictures at Blue Wing Moji, and finally take a stroll through Mojiko Retro.

You can plan Kitakyushu trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Yufu to Kitakyushu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kitakyushu can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kokura Castle ©
Kokura Castle
Blue Wing Moji ©
Blue Wing Moji

Similar Plans

15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Japan SEE PLAN October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Fukuoka Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Fukuoka Prefecture, Yamaguchi Prefecture & Hiroshima Prefecture BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Fukuoka Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Fukuoka Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Kagoshima Prefecture, Kumamoto Prefecture & Fukuoka Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans