8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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8 days in Kyushu Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  30​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Kumamoto
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Beppu
— 1 night
train:  2​h
4
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly:  30​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
On the 6th (Wed), have fun at Fukuro no mise, Hakata, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umi Hachimangu Shrine, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Nagahama Fish Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Space Baku. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kora Taisha Shrine, see the interesting displays at Ishibashi Bunka Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kunihiro Inari Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashii-gu, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ming.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fukuoka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, with highs in Fukuoka at 17°C and lows at 7°C. You will leave for Kumamoto on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kurume, Umi Hachimangu Shrine
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Ming ©
Ming
Ishibashi Bunka Center ©
Ishibashi Bunka Center
Kora Taisha Shrine ©
Kora Taisha Shrine

1
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 8th (Fri): soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kikuchi Shrine, then stop by Milk no Sato, then explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Tetori Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kumamoto route planner .

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Kumamoto in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kumamoto are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Beppu.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites Baths Spas

Side Trips

Kikuchi, Limited Express Asoboy!, Milk no Sato
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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): contemplate the long history of Kumano Magaibutsu.

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You can drive from Kumamoto to Beppu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Beppu

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Kumano Magaibutsu, African Safari
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Angel Kimono Rental Beppu ©
Angel Kimono Rental Beppu
Kumano Magaibutsu ©
Kumano Magaibutsu

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka road trip planner .

Drive from Beppu to Fukuoka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 11th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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