7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
2
Beppu
— 1 night
3
Yufu
— 1 night
4
Aso
— 1 night
5
Kumamoto
— 1 night

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 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Marinoa City Fukuoka, take an in-depth tour of Fukuoka City Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hakozaki Shrine, thenbrowse the different shops at Tenjin IMS, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamado Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenkai Inari Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nanzoin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kashii-gu, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Atago Jinja Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fukuoka holiday builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fukuoka is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Fukuoka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beppu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Nanzoin
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Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum
Nanzoin ©
Nanzoin
Kamado Shrine ©
Kamado Shrine

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night
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
On the 1st (Tue), look for gifts at Angel Kimono Rental Beppu and then let little ones run wild at Tanoura Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Beppu trip maker tool.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Beppu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Beppu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tanoura Beach
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Mt. Tsurumi ©
Mt. Tsurumi
Shidakako Lake ©
Shidakako Lake
Spas

1
night
Yufu

Yufu
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
On the 2nd (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yufu trip planner.

Drive from Beppu to Yufu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Yufu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Aso.

Things to do in Yufu

Spas
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1
night
Aso

Aso ©
Formed in 2005 after the merger of several smaller towns, Aso still offers a break from the urbane.
On the 3rd (Thu), take a memorable drive along Kusasenrigahama, cruise along Aso Panorama Line, make a trip to Aso Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuninomiyatsuko Shrine, thenlook for gifts at Monzenmachi Shopping Street, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Aso Mizuki Meguri.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Aso online road trip planner.

You can drive from Yufu to Aso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Aso

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
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Aso Panorama Line ©
Aso Panorama Line
Kusasenrigahama ©
Kusasenrigahama
Aso Station ©
Aso Station

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Takahashi Inari Shrine, thenstop by KUMAMON products Nagataniya, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Shimotori Shotengai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Tetori Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kato Shrine, thengo for a walk through Kumamoto Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kumamoto Daijingu Shrine.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kumamoto trip planner.

Drive from Aso to Kumamoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Kumamoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Kato Shrine ©
Kato Shrine
Catholic Tetori Church ©
Catholic Tetori Church

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