8 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Yoron-cho
— 1 day
2
Amami
— 1 night
3
Minamitane-cho
— 1 day
4
Kirishima
— 2 nights

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Yoron-cho

Yoron-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Yoron Seaside Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Yurigahama, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Okaneku Coast, and finally go for a walk through Yoron Ethnic Village.

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Vancouver, Canada to Yoron-cho is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Yoron-cho is 17 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in March: high temperatures in Yoron-cho hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amami.

Things to do in Yoron-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yurigahama ©
Yurigahama
Yoron Seaside Garden ©
Yoron Seaside Garden

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Amami

Amami ©
Set on the island of Amami Oshima, the city of Amami serves as an oasis for tourists.
On the 19th (Tue), kick back and relax at Ohama Seaside Park, steep yourself in history at Izumi Family Residence, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tomori Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Amami Oshima Tsumugimura, don't miss a visit to Heart Rock, admire the masterpieces at Tanaka Isson Museum, thenget in on the family fun at Kagoshima Prefectural Amami Park, and finally look for gifts at Big 2.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amami trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yoron-cho to Amami by car takes about 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Minamitane-cho.

Things to do in Amami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Tatsugo-cho
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Ohama Seaside Park ©
Ohama Seaside Park
Tomori Beach ©
Tomori Beach
Tanaka Isson Museum ©
Tanaka Isson Museum

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Minamitane-cho

Minamitane-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get curious at Tanegashima Space Center, thencontemplate the long history of Hirota Ruins, and then Head underground at Chikuranoiwaya Cave.

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Traveling by car from Amami to Minamitane-cho takes 18.5 hours. Traveling from Amami in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Minamitane-cho, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kirishima.

Things to do in Minamitane-cho

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Tanegashima Space Center ©
Tanegashima Space Center
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Hirota Ruins

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Kirishima

Kirishima ©
The city of Kirishima, established in 2005 by the merging of several smaller towns, makes a popular base for exploring the volcanic mountain range of the surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buried Shrine Gate, make a trip to Sengan-en, thentake an in-depth tour of Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Terukuni Shrine. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Furumi Site, steep yourself in history at Tajachiho Dry Riverbed, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirishima Shrine, thenindulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kagoshima Jingu Shrine.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kirishima holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Minamitane-cho to Kirishima takes 6 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kirishima when traveling from Minamitane-cho in March, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kirishima

Historic Sites Spas Baths

Side Trip

Kagoshima
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Kirishima Shrine ©
Kirishima Shrine
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
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Buried Shrine Gate