11 days in Japan Itinerary

11 days in Japan Itinerary

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11 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kitakyushu
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Beppu
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Kumamoto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Nagasaki
— 1 day
train:  2​h
6
Fukuoka
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kushida Shrine, Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, Canal City Hakata, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Hakata Station, let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park, walk around Maizuru Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Fukuoka Castle Ruins. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, then catch a movie at Canal City Hakata, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, and finally browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Fukuoka trip itinerary planning app .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Fukuoka. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Fukuoka to be colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station
Fukuoka Tower ©
Fukuoka Tower

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kyushu Railway History Museum, Old Mojimitsui Club, Mojiko Retro Train Shiokaze, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): snap pictures at Kanmon Bridge, contemplate the long history of Old Mojimitsui Club, then wander the streets of Mojiko Retro, then see the interesting displays at Kyushu Railway History Museum, and finally make a trip to Mojiko Retro Train Shiokaze.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kitakyushu road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kitakyushu can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Beppu.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kanmon Bridge
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Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kanmon Bridge ©
Kanmon Bridge

1
day
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu.

To find out how to plan a trip to Beppu, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Beppu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks Nature Baths

Side Trip

Yufu
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Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Mt. Yufu ©
Mt. Yufu
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area

2
nights
Kumamoto

Kumamoto
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kato Shrine as well as Kumamoto Castle. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kato Shrine.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumamoto holiday planning tool .

Traveling by train from Beppu to Kumamoto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kumamoto can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums

Side Trip

Mifune Dinosaur Museum
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1
day
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Inasayama Observation Deck, Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki Peace Park, and other attractions you added. On the 23rd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden and then take in panoramic vistas at Inasayama Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagasaki day trip planner.

You can drive from Kumamoto to Nagasaki in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Nagasaki are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Unzen
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)
Unzen Jigoku (Unzen Hell)
Inasayama Observation Deck ©
Inasayama Observation Deck

5
nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
You've added Canal City Hakata, Akizuki Castle Remains, Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, steep yourself in history at Akizuki Castle Remains, and then make a trip to Yatai.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Fukuoka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Akizuki Castle Remains
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
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Hakatamachiya Furusatokan ©
Hakatamachiya Furusatokan
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park ©
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata

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