7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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7 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Beppu
1
Beppu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Aso
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Unzen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ureshino
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Yame
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: Fukuoka

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 9th (Sat): do a tasting at Ajimu Budoushu Koubou, then take in the dramatic scenery at Higashi Shiya Falls, and then look for gifts at Saigoku Dosan Kagiya.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Beppu trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Fukuoka Airport, Kagoshima Airport and Hiroshima Airport. In November in Beppu, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aso.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Usa, Saigoku Dosan Kagiya
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Shidakako Lake ©
Shidakako Lake
Higashi Shiya Falls ©
Higashi Shiya Falls
Tsurunoyu ©
Tsurunoyu

3
nights
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 (Sun): make a trip to Yamanami Highway. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kuju, look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino, and then get to know the fascinating history of Aso Mizuki Meguri.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aso travel site .

Getting from Beppu to Aso by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Aso are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Unzen.

Things to do in Aso

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Taketa, Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino, Kuju Mountain Range, Yamanami Highway
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Mt. Kuju ©
Mt. Kuju
Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino ©
Michi-no-Eki Asobonosato Kugino

1
night
Unzen

Set against a formidable volcano, the city of Unzen pulsates with scenic beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Minami Kushiyama Tanabatake Observation Deck, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Unzen Nita Pass, and finally look for gifts at Chidiwa Kanko Center.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Unzen trip tool .

You can drive from Aso to Unzen in 3.5 hours. November in Unzen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ureshino.

Things to do in Unzen

Spas Baths Shopping
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Onsen Resorts
Unzen Nita Pass ©
Unzen Nita Pass

1
night
Ureshino

Ureshino ©
Ureshino is a city located in the western part of Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 26,937 and a population density of 210 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Chiwata Station, don't miss a visit to Takeo no Okusu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Takeo Shrine, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yutoku Inari Shrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Sakagura Dori.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Ureshino trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Unzen to Ureshino by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Unzen in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ureshino, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yame.

Things to do in Ureshino

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Takeo, Kashima, Chiwata Station
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Takeo Shrine ©
Takeo Shrine
Spas
Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine

few
hours
Yame

Yame
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yame online holiday planner .

Drive from Ureshino to Yame in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ureshino in November, Yame is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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