9 days in Kyushu Itinerary

9 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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9 days in Kyushu Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Nagasaki
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Kumamoto
— Few hours
4
Kagoshima
— 1 night
train:  2​h
5
Miyazaki
— 1 night
train + taxi:  2​h
6
Takachiho-cho
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Beppu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Yufu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Kitakyushu
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

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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, Canal City Hakata, Yatai, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kushida Shrine, buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, then see a show at Canal City Hakata, and finally make a trip to Yatai.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka day trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in April, expect Fukuoka to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Parks Nightlife
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Tenjin Underground Shopping Center ©
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Canal City Hakata ©
Canal City Hakata

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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 Hashima Island. On the 16th (Thu), head off the coast to Hashima Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glover Garden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa.

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You can take a train from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa
Hashima Island ©
Hashima Island

few
hours
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 Sakuranobaba Johsaien as well as Kumamoto Castle. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Sakuranobaba Johsaien, then explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Suizenji Jojuen Garden.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kumamoto trip planning tool .

Drive from Nagasaki to Kumamoto in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kumamoto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien

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Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Shiroyama Observatory.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kagoshima route planner.

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kagoshima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Nature Parks
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Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Shiroyama Observatory

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night
Miyazaki

Miyazaki ©
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Udo Shrine. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Udo Shrine.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miyazaki trip planner .

Take a train from Kagoshima to Miyazaki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Udo Shrine
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Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine

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hours
Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Takachiho Shrine. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takachiho Shrine.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Takachiho-cho day trip planning app .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Miyazaki to Takachiho-cho in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miyazaki in April, plan for little chillier nights in Takachiho-cho, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Takachiho Shrine ©
Takachiho Shrine

1
night
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hells of Beppu as well as Takegawara Onsen. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Takegawara Onsen.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Beppu holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Beppu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Takachiho-cho in April, plan for slightly colder days in Beppu, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Nature Parks Spas
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Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu

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night
Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sagiridai Observatory as well as Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): snap pictures at Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, then take a stroll through Yunotsubo Kaido, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sagiridai Observatory.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yufu visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Beppu to Yufu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Yufu sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Yufu

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge
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Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge ©
Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge
Sagiridai Observatory ©
Sagiridai Observatory

few
hours
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 Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Wisterias Blossom. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a dose of culture at Kitakyushu City Kawachi Fuji Garden Wisterias Blossom.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kitakyushu day trip website .

Drive from Yufu to Kitakyushu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kitakyushu can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Events
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Fukuoka

Fukuoka
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fukuoka tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kitakyushu to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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