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6 days North-East Kyushu tour

 

Exploring the featured places of Fukuoka-prefecture and Oita-prefecture

 

Where to Explore  

Day 1 : arrive Fukuoka  →  Chikugo region, stay Harazuru Onsen

Day 2 : Okubungo ( Kokonoe, Bungo-ono, Takeda, stay Nagayu Onsen )

Day 3 : Yufuin and Beppu, stay Beppu

Day 4 : Kitakyushu, stay Kitakyushu

Day 5 : Kitakyushu, stay Fukuoka

Day 6 : Fukuoka, stay Fukuoka

 


 

 Travelling route 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tour conditions 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・Accommodations is selected as per your required grade, room conditions and budget

 and the location is considered sightseeing, dinner and nightlife as well.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・For making enjoyable our company staff always assist during tour by  

 communicating with you using a communication tool such as WhatsApp.

 


 

 Itinerary  

 

Day 1   Chikugo region  

 
Itinerary

Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Chikugo region

Exploring Asakura

AkizukiAsakura Triple Water Wheel →  Shopping at Fujii Apiary

Lunch at Ukiha ; festured restaurant Shirakabe or Shogetsu

Exploring Uiha

  Shirakabe avenue → Ukiha Inari Shrine → visit  Shochubrewery, Beniotome Syuzo

Stay at Harazuru Onsen Resort,  Japanese style Hotel, inculuded dinner and breakfast

Dinner at Hotel : Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines

 

Option : the following site can be arranged as an option.

Fruits harvest experience         

 


 
Where to explore
 
The Kyuhsu’s largest Chikugo River which flows from Mount Aso through the Chikugo region
to Ariake Sea. The Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain spreading in the Chikugo River basin, where
people live from ancient time and the various cultures have been created. There are a lot of
features here such as rural land scape, fruit fields, ancient ruins, shrines, temples, castle town, 
Sake brewery, Onsen (hot spring), scrumptious local cosines, Japanese cultural experiences.
 

 

Akizuki

Akizuki is a former Castle town located in northern part of Asakura. You can enjoy the harmony

of countryside landscape and former castle town scenery that makes the atmosphere like a time

of 400 years ago.


 

Asakura Triple Water Wheel

Asakura is the only area in Japan to use water wheels for irrigation. The irrigation system used the

Triple Water Wheel was completed in 1760. The water is supplied from Yamada weir in Chikugo 

through the canal to the Triple Water Wheel. And then the water distributed to each rice field by

Triple Water Wheel.


 

Fujii Apiary

The apiary collecting honey while traveling with bees from Kagoshima to Hokkaido. The Apiary

was established in Asakura in 1909 and offers delicious Japanese milkvetch honey and acacia

honey, both of which have a deep and sophisticated taste.

 


 
Lunch at Shirakabe or Shogetsu
 

Shirakabe

The authentic Japanese local restaurant. The chef who makes that cuisines also has experienced

the imperial family’s cook. The building is designated by Government as Traditional building at the

Conservation district in Ukiha-city. Japanese cuisines using best local ingredients that vary by season

can be enjoyed.


 

Shogetsu, Eel restanrant

Chilugo region is one of the famous place for Eel cuisines along with Yanagawa. Shogetu is the

renown Eel restutant located in Asakura along the Chikugo river side and establised 70 years ago.

 

Breath taking beautiful scenery harmonizes with the Shrine. Located at foot of Mino mountain

range, 130 m height from sea level. The 90 vermilion coloured Torii Gates stand on the 300

steps stairs is introduced you from bottom area to the Shrine main building.


 

Shochu Brewery

Shochu is a Japanese distilled beverage less than 45% alcohol by volume. The shochu of

Beniotome Shuzo is distilled from Sesame. The brewery can be visited and there is a tasting

corner.  Let’s sample Chochu.


 

Option

Fruits harvest experience

In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful fruit orchards. Fukuoka

is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan. The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily

concentrated in the southern Chikugo region such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.

 


 

Stay

Harazuru Onsen 

A tranquil Onsen Resort near Fukuoka-city and is located on the banks of Chikugo River.  The quality

hot spring is weakly alkaline and sulfur is mixed and has the effect of dropping old horn and creating

beautiful skin.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Day 2   Okubungo ( Kokonoe, Bungo-ono, Takeda, Nagayu Onsen)

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel at Harazuru Onsen Resort

Transfer Okubungo

Visit Kokonoe Yume Otsutihashi

lunch at Kokonoe : local cuisine

Visit Takara Hachiman Shrine

Exloring Bungo-ono and Takeda

   Harajiri Waterfall  →  Oka Castle Ruin

Stay at Nagayu Onsen Resort Japanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Dinner at Hotel : Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines

 


 

Where to explore

 

Okubungo

Nature-blessed region at Ono River basin and the northern part is surrounded by Aso & Kuju Mountains

Okubungo region is located in south-east side of Oita prefecture, and consists of Takada, Kuju, 

Bungo-ono, Kusu and Kokonoe.

 


 

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Japan and the 2nd longest in the World Splendid

and beautiful view from the thrilling sunpension bridge over the Naruko river valley.


 

Lunch at Kokonoe

Featured restaurant Nonohanano-sato,  served local cuisine.

   

 

Takara Hachiman Shrine

Have you ever seen a wild white boar? The wild white bore at the Shrine has function as both

guardians and messengers for the deities at Shinto shrines. The white boars are thought to

bring happiness. After visiting the shrine, you should ask the cute boars for some good-luck

blessings.


Harajiri Waterfall

It is called Niagara Falls of Japan, In the Ogata River, running through the center of the Ogata plain.

The falls, 120 meters wide and 20 meters hight, are selected as one of the best 100 falls in Japan.

Lava flows produced by the great eruption of Mt. Aso accumulated and chighreated Harajiri Falls.

 


 

Oka Castle Ruin 

Great Castle wall construction, a magnificent view from the top. The Castle originally constructed

in 1185, and had been enlarged multiple times and eventually covered a widespread area on the

steep hills overlooking a river and all the surrounding countryside up to the Kuju mountain range

clearly visible in the distance.


 

Stay

Nagayu Onsen resort

One of the most popular hot spring for foreign tourists, located at the foot of Kuju mountain

range in Oita-prefecture. The hot spring is known as one of the world’s top carbonate spring.

 

 

 


 

Day 3  Yufuin & Beppu

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel at Nagayu Onsen Resort 

Transfer to Yufuin

Exploring Yufuin

  Yunotsubo Avenue  →  Yufuin Floral Village →  Kinrinko lake

Lunch at Yufuin

Transfer to Beppu

Exploring Beppu

   Beppu Hell tour  →   Foot bath

Stay in Beppu,  Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Beppu Onsen town, local speciality Cuisines

 


 

Option

Mount Tsurumi

Jigoku Mushi kobo

Onsen Hoyo land

 


 

Where to explore

 

Yufuin

Graceful Onsen Resort located in the Yufu basin surrounded by Mount Yufu and Tsurumi

One of the most popular among ladies and International tourist visits to here are increasing

 


 

Yunotsubo Avenue

Main street in Yufuin located at the foot of mount Yufu. The avenue is started near JR Yufuin

Station and connected to Kinrinko lake. Through Yunotsubo Avenue, it takes about 30 minutes

on foot from JR Yufuin Station to Kinrinko lake. There are 70 shops, gift shop, galleries, curiosity

item shops as well as cafes.


 

Yufuin Floral Village

Floral Village is the amusement facility that recreated the street of the Cotswolds region in

England, which was also used as the location for Harry Potter. Cute owls welcome you in

OWL’s FORESR. You can enjoy strolling, gourmet and shopping with beautiful flowers in

the Village, and there is Alice in Wonderland shop here.


 

Kinrinko lake

One of landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom of the lake, and hot steam rises from

its surface on a cold day.  The lake is located at the end of the town’s main walking route, about a

kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.


 

Lunch at Yufuin

Yufumabushi

Yufumabushi is a local cuisine which serves really nice BUNGO Beef. But surprisingly, the way they

serve beef is not BBQ or SUKIYAKI style that are seen in most cases, but “Yufumabushi ” style which

we rarely see for beef dish.

 

 

Local gourmet restaurants

There are many kind of restaurants and cafes around Kinrinko lake and at the Yunotsubo Avenue,


 

Beppu

The popular hot spring town nestle at the foot of volcanos, Mt. Yufu and Mt. Tsurumi. Boasting more

than 2,800 hot spring sources and flowing rate of nearly 137,000 kiloliters per day.

 


 

Beppu Hell tour 

Hell (Jigoku Meguri ) tour that is a collection of hot spring where the water bubbles forth from 
underground, often with unusual result.  Seven of the hells are located in the Kannawa district
where over 4 km northwest of Beppu station, and two in the more remote Shibaseki district.       
 

Umi Jigoku

Sea Hell, it resemble of sea, this 200 metre deep, cobalt blue pond of boiling water emerge

1200 years ago after a volcano explosion.


   

Oniishi Bozu Jigoku

Oniishi shaving Head Hell, large and small bubble of hot gray mud that boiling up here look

like the shaven head of monks.

 

 

Chi-no-ike Jigoku 

Blood Pull Hell, the clay is steaming hot point that the steam is red. Japan’s oldest natural
Jigoku as written about in the Bungo Topography described as Akayusen, a reddish hot spring.


 

Foot bath

Have you tried Foot bath before?  Foot bath is called Ashiyu in Japanese and is a public bath in
which people can bath their feet. Ashiyu in Beppu set up at Kannawa Onsen near the Hell tour spot.

 

 

Options

Mount Tsurumi

Soaring 1375 metres into the sky, Mount Tsurumi is a breathtaking mountain overlooking Beppu

that offers some decent hiking, rare flora and outstanding vistas. Visitors can take a ropeway 800

metres up and revel in being surrounded by acres of rolling greenery. You can see as far as the

Kuju Mountains, a famous mountain range that runs between Oita and Kumamoto-prefectures.

 

 

Jigoku Mushi kobo

Jigoku Mushi, literally “hell-steaming” is a unique cooking method found in Beppu. The ingredients

such as vegetables, seafood and meals are cooked using the steam from natural hot spring.

You can operate the steam cookers all by yourself and you can cook whatever you want.

  

 

Onsen Hoyo land

The Onsen is a public bath located in Myoban Onsen Resort. This place is known by its mud

looks like a cream, and is rarely found in Japan. The mud has an excellent skin beautifying effect.

The outdoor mud is a mixed-gender bath.


 

Enjoy local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture

Bungo Beef, Seki  Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels, Oita fugu, blowfish

 


 

Day 4   Kitakyushu-city

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Beppu

Transfer to Kitakyushu-city

Kukura Castle 

Kokura Castle Garden

Lunch at Featured restaurant  

Higashida district   UNESCO World Heritage

Mount Sarakura : enjoy beautiful sunset and the three Major Night View in Japan

Dinner at Kokura

Stay in Kitakyushu-city, Western style Hotel, included breakfast

 


 

Option

Kawachi Wisteria Garden

   Usually peaks around late April to middle of May

Aanga Museum and Aru Aru City

   The multi-floored shopping mall devoted to products and services for anime, manga, idol culture,

   and cosplay fans, a kind of Harajuku in miniature

 


 

Where to explore

 

Kitakyushu is the second largest city in Kyushu with a population of 940,000. The city is the
Industrial Innovation city greatly contributed to Japan’s Industrial modernization. Now the city
offers a lot of sightseeing spots such as scenic beauty places, UNESCO World Heritage site,
industrial heritages placed introduce cultures of people living there, and various historic sites.  
 

Kitakyushu’s landmark Kokura Castle. Fukuoka–prefecture only in Japan is selected by

CNN Travel as one of the top 19 places to visit in 2019And the Photo of Kokura Castle is

used for introducing Fukuoka-prefecture. The Castle located within a walking distance of

JR Kokura Station

   

 

Kokura Castle Garden

Kokua Castle Garden made at the former site of lord’s guest house, located next to Kokura Castle.

This garden consists of a Japanese garden and a lord’s house, a building of the style of Japanese

domestic architecture. In this garden, not only can you see Japanese traditional architecture,

but also enjoy the Tea Ceremony at the Experience Zone.


 

Lunch, local cuisines at Kokura

 


 

Higashida

Japan’s modern steel industry was started as Yawata steel Works at Higashida district in 1901.

Since then, the Works greatly contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization. The three sites

in Higashida have been registered on UNESCO World Heritage  as Sites of Japan’s Meiji

Industrial Revolution.

 


 

Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

Only the Blast  Furnace in the world which preserved as it was. The birth place where Japan’s

steel industry began in 1901. It contributed greatly to the development of the Japanese steel 

industry and was used until 1972, and has been preserved just as it was.


 

First Head Office of the Steel Works  / UNESCO World Heritage  

Built in 1899, ahead of production facilities. It is an architectural fusion of Japanese and

European design, a two story red brick building with bilateral symmetry and a central dome

set in a Japanese tile roof.


 

Museum of Industrial Technology. In April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation, ” the Kitakyushu

Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida, the first site of steel manufacturing

in Japan’s modern age. Various things related Industry technologies are exhibited.


 

Kitakyushu is the dynamic city where one million people are living and working, is creating the

beautiful Night view which you have never seen before. The night view from the mount Sarakura

is chosen the three major Night View in Japan. The area of Night view is the largest in the World ;

about 40km east to west and 10km south to north and also the number of lighting to create the

night view is the largest in the World. 

The most dynamic night view in the World

 

Kawachi Wisteria Garden is a private garden at the Mountain foot of Sarakura and famous for its

spectacularly presented, large numbers of wisteria flowers. The garden is opened to the public

seasonally during the wisteria season which usually peaks around late April to middle of May.


 

Manga Museum and Aru Aru City 

Manga Museum is located next to JR Kokura station. The museum is located on the 6th floor

of Aru Aru City, a multi-floored shopping mall devoted to products and services for anime, manga,

idol culture, and cosplay fans, a kind of Harajuku in miniature.

 


 

Dinner at Kokura

Ekikara sanjippo yokocho

The place is located on the ground floor of JR Kokura Station. There are 8 restaurants

where local cuisines can be enjoyed.

 

 

Sushi restaurant

 

 

Tanga Market, Yatai

At night time, food stalls called Yatai open in the square in front of Tanga Market.
Here you can try delicious oden (a stew made from various ingredients) and ramen
.


 

Day  5  Kitakyushu-city

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Kitakyushu-city

Exploring Moji

Mjiko Retro 

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel  

Lunch at Moji

Transfer to Fukuoka-city

Stay at  Fukuoka-city, Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality Cuisine

Transfer to Fukuokacity

Stay in Fukuoka-city,  Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality Cuisines

 


 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as options.

Hiraodai karst plateau 

   One of the three largest Karst Plateau in Japan

Kawachi Reservoir

  The first-class civil construction heritage completed in 1927

Minami Kawachi-bashi bridge

  The only remaining lenticular truss bridge in Japan 

 


 

Where to explore

 

Mojiko Retro

Dr. Albert Einstein awarded Nobel Prize in Physic visited Moji in 1922, and he acclaimed that

everything could see were Arts. The exotic district of Mojiko Retro is visited by more than 2 

million tourists a year. Moji-ko Port flourished following its 889 designation as a Special National

Port for exporting coal and other products. 

 


 

Mitsui Club

It was built by the Mitsui Co., Ltd in 1921 as a reception centre and to provide accommodation for

VIP’s.   Albert Einstein (1879-1955), one of the world’s most famous theoretical physicists, stayed

here during his visit to Japan with his wife in 1922.


 

Kaikyo Plaza

The shopping area in the Mojiko Retro district located by the sea. “Full of a romance market which

stir up forgetting contentment” is the direct translation of the concept Kaikyo Plaza is based on. 

The area has a very romantic ambience and evokes feeling of nostalgia and contentment that will 

never be forgotten. 


 

Mojiko Station

It is the only Station building that is designated as an Important National Cultural Property together

with Tokyo Station. Mojiko Station is a beautiful station built in the Renaissance style and modeled

on the Termini Station in Italy. 


 

Mojiko Retro Observatory       

Situated on the 31st floor of the high-rise apartment building “Retro Hi-Mart”.  The 103 metre-high

observatory offers magnificent views of the Mojiko Retro district, the Kanmon-kyo Bridge over the 

Kanmon Strait, as well as the Shimonoseki area.


 

Konamon Pedstrian tunnel

Only the place in the world !   You can cross the strait on foot.  The Kanmon Strait, separating

Honshu and Kyushu, is a very beautiful and busy waterway with as many as 700 small and 

large ships a day passing through it. the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel, which enables people to 

cross on foot.


 

Lunch, local cuisine to be slected from the following

Kawara Sobe

Kawara soba is a local cuisine which Soba noodles and meat are cooked together on a Kawara

(stone roof tile) and dipped into a special sauce when eating it.


 

Yaki curry

Yaki curry latterly means baked curry and is local cuisine in Moji which is curry with rice topped

with cheese and/or egg heated in oven. The melted cheese and soft-boiled egg combine with

the spicy curry to enhance its flavor even more.

 

 

Opotion

Hiraodai Karst Plateau & Caves

One of the three largest karst plateau in Japan. It is located in southeastern part of Kitakyushu-city. 

At altitudes between 400 and 600 meters above sea level and stretching 6 km from north to south

and 2 km from east to west.  


 

Kawachi Reservoir

The first-class civil construction heritage completed in 1927, the triggered the registration of World

Cultural Heritage of Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution.  The Kawachi Reservoir was

constructed for the industrial water supply to Yawata Steel Works. The dam was constructed at the

Okura River and upper stream of the dam was expanded and making the 7milion cubic metre reservoir.

 


 

Minami Kawachi-bashi bridge

The only remaining lenticular truss bridge in Japan  ( lens type truss bridge), located at the south
side of Kawachi Reservoir and it was designed by Hisanori Numata.  This shape and color really
harmonize with nature and become a symbol of the Iron town Yahata.

 


 

Day 6  Fukuoka-city 

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel

Exploring  Fukuoka-city

Lunch : local cuisine in Fukuoka-city

Stay in  Fukuoka-city , Western style Hotel, includedbreakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality Cuisines

 


 

Where to explore

 

Fukuoka-city

Has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as important district

to Asian Continent for many years. Now, Fukuoka-city is the International hub of Kyushu, the

nation’s fourth largest economic zone.  You can enjoy various things by selecting from the

following.

 


 

Shopping and meals

JR Hakata Station

Canal City Hakata

Tenjin

 


 

Seaside Momochi

The water-front resort area, only a 15 minute drive from Tenjin in the centre of Fukuoka-city. 

The park is surrounded by Fukuoka Tower and high rise contemporary high rise buildings, 

all of which help make a modern urban landscape. 

 

Fukuoka tower

One of the must visit spots is the 234 metre high Fukuoka Tower. It  is the highest coastal
tower in Japan and is covered with 8000 two way mirrors. The observation room located at
a height of 123m offers a breathtaking and spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of 
Fukuoka-city and Hakata Bay  


 

Marizon

The complex facility for the wedding hall, shops and restaurants and is located in Seaside

Momochi Park.


 

Historical places

Kushida Shrine

Tochoji Temple

Fukuoka Castle Ruins


 

Kawabata-dori Shopping Street

Japanese traditional Shopping Street where you can find a lot of Cool Japan. The entrance of the

shopping street is located next to Kushida Shrine. Approximately 130 shops built in the 400 metre

arcade. There are also souvenir shops including Hakata dolls, shops collected Hakata Gion

Yamakasa goods. ​Enjoy lunch, Hakata Ramen at the birth place of Nagahama Ramen.

 


 

Nokonoshima Island

In the middle of Hakata Bay Beautiful flowers can be enjoyable throughout the year. Rapeseed

blossom, Cherry blossom, Livingstone daisy Poppy, Rhododendro, Marigold, Hydrengea, Plumed 

cockscomb, Dahlia, Sunflower, Cockspur coral tree Bougainvillea, Scarlet sage, Cosmos, Dahlia,

Autumn leaves, Scarlet sage, Japanese narcissus, Japanese camellia, Plum.


 

Marine World Uminonakamichi

The aquarium focuses on the aquatic life found around Kyushu. The main tank is a huge, 7 meter

deep pool filled with all different kinds of marine life including over 120 sharks of 20 different varieties.

There are also several outdoor tanks where you can experience feeding dolphins and sea lions.


 

Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

The sprawling, family oriented public park, located on a narrow peninsula across the bay from

central Fukuoka.The park is made up of several different areas including flower gardens, playgrounds,

an amusement park with ferris wheel, sports fields, a water park, a zoo and large open spaces and

lawns perfect for picnicking.

 

 

Yusentei Garden

The Japanese traditional Garden; it was originally built in the 1754 for Kuroda Tsugutaka who was

the lord of Fukuoka clan. You can feel Japanese traditional cultures and enjoy Tea Ceremony.


 

Marinoa City Fukuoka

The urban living area where you can enjoy a resort lifestyle full of fun and entertainment.

There is a large shopping mall, a sports equipment store, a car accessories store, an interior

design shop, a baby specialty mega store, some restaurants, a Ferris wheel, and many 

amusement attractions.

 

 

Hakata Ramen Yatai

Food stalls “Yatai”is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka. Despite a decline in recent year,

there are said to be more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you have

to try Hakata ramen, usually made with white soup from pork bone and thin noodles.

 

 

Ramen Stadium

Ramen Stadium isn’t really a stadium as the name suggests, but a food court on the fifth floor

of Canal City’s Cinema Building. It carries not one, but eight famous ramen stalls that serves

different ramen styles from across Japan. Ramen Stadium has eight ramen stalls with ramen

from Hakata, Kurume, and as far as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Sapporo.


 
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7 days Central Kyushu tour

Exploring the 4 prefectures of Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Miyazaki and Oita.

 

Where to Explore  

Day 1 : arrive Fukuoka  →  Amakusa, stay Amakusa

Day 2 : Kumamoto, stay Kumamoto

Day 3 : Aso, stay Kurokawa Onsen or Aso

Day 4 : Takachiho, stay Kurokawa Onsen or Aso

Day 5 : Kuju and Yufuin, stay Yufuin

Day 6 : Chikugo region, stay Fukuoka

Day 7 : Fukuoka, stay Fukuoka

 


 

Travelling route


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Tour conditions 

The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・Accommodations is selected as per your required grade, room conditions and budget

 and the location is considered sightseeing, dinner and nightlife as well.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・For making enjoyable our company staff always assist during tour by  

 communicating with you using a communication tool such as WhatsApp.

 


 

 Itinerary  

 

Day 1   Amakusa

 

Itinerary

Depart Fukuokacity
Transfer to Amakusa

Exploring Amakusa Gokyo / Pearl line : beautiful five bridges connects Amakusa Inlands 

Lunch : local cuisine in Amakusa

Exprience of  Amakusa Cruise or dolphin watching

Visiting the UNESCO World heritage / Hidden Christian Sites  

    Oe Cathedral   → Sakitsu Village

Stay Amakusa Onsen, Japanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Dinner at Hotel : Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines

 


 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as option.

Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall

Tomioka Castle Ruins

 


 

Where to explore

Amakusa

An archipelago located west side of Kumamoto, beautiful landscape, seafood and 

local delicacies and marine activities can be enjoyed.

Amakusa are connected to Shimabara by the Ferry and to Kumamoto by the bridges.

 

Amakusa Gokyo / Pearl line

Amakusa Gokyo or Amakusa five bridges, is a general term for five bridges which connects 

from Misumi at the Udo peninsula to the Oyano island, the Nagaura island, Ikejima, Maejima,

and Amakusa Kamishima, was built in 1966. The area on the National road route 266 called

as the Pearl Line.

  

 First bridge

  

   Second bridge

  Fourth bridge 


 

Amakusa cruise

Connecting the islands of Amakusa with the inland of Kumamoto via the Uto Peninsula are

Amakusa Gokyo or Amakusa Five Bridge. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Amakusa

from the sea on a cruise.

 Fifth bridge

 To the fifth bridge

 Numerous small islands


 

Oe Cathedral 

The oldest Catholic Church in Amakusa and was one of the first churches built right after the ban

on Christianity was lifted. The and Romanesque-style architecture and the chalky white structure

was rebuilt in 1933 by a French missionary priest named Father Garnier using his own money and

contributions from local Christians living in the area.

The oldest Catholic Church

in Amakusa

Romanesque-style

architecture

 Oe Village


 

Sakitsu Village / UNESCO World Heritage

A Gothic-looking church is located on a cove of a fishing village. In 1934, a French priest

Augustin Halbout MEP purchased the premises of the former village headman and built a

wooden and concrete finished church, with Tetsukawa Yosuke’s design and construction.

He placed the altar at the very site where fumie or a test to ensure non-allegiance to

Christianity had been conducted.

A Gothic-looking church

 Sakitsu Village

 Fishery port


 

Option

Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall

The theme Museum shows History of Christianity in Amakusa and Shimabara Rebellion

which was a peasant uprising agaist bakufu’s persecution of Christians under the leadership

of Amakusa Shiro in 1637.

 Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall

 Bell for Love

 Amakusa Shiro Statue


 

Tomioka Castle Ruins

Tomioka Castle was built in 1602, one year after Terasawa Shimanokami hirotaka came

to Amakusa. Although Amakusa ruled by proxy for Terasawa from Tomioka Castle,

he revelled with his army in the Shimabara Rebellion in 1637. After the rebellion, Yamasaki

Kainokami Ieharu ruled from the castle, and which was restored and enlarged to its present form

 Castle was built on the hill

 of Tomioka peninsula

Castle was rebuilt in 1994

   Magnificent view of Ariake

  sea 


 

Day 2   Kumamoto

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Amakusa

Transfer to Kumamoto

Lunch at Kumamoto

Exploring Kumamoto 

   Sakurano-baba Josaien  included lunch →   Kumamoto Castle   → Suizenji-koen park

Stay at Kumamoto , Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Shimo-tori Shopping Street, local speciality Cuisines

 


 

Where to explore

From the early 17th century to the end of the 19th century, Kumamoto was prosperous as

a castle town.  The Shira-kawa River and its branches run through the downtown area

around Kumamoto Castle. Therefore, the city is called “City of Woods and Fresh Water” .

 

Lunch at Kumamoto

Japanese restaurant, Gorin located nearby Kumamoto Castle

  

 

Sakurano-baba Josaien         

Josaien is located in Sakurano-baba, at the foot of Kumamoto Castle, one of Japan’s three

major castles. It is a popular tourist attraction designed to enhance the appeal of the old castle

town and convey to visitors the food, history and cultural traditions of the region from Kumamoto

Castle, a symbol of the Kumamoto-city.

The main gate located in

Sakurano-baba

Many shops sell Kumamoto

souvenirs

Restaurants, to enjoy distinctive

food culture in Kumamoto


 

Kumamoto Castle

The Castle is one of the three great castles and one of the 100 best places in Japan to view cherry

blossoms. Due to the Earthquakes in 2016, the Castle have heavey damages and many of Castle

buildings were destroyed. After that the restoration activities are being performed as fast as possible

and now Kumamoto Castle can be seen from the outside of the moats surrounding the castle.

  Castle tower

 Castle tower after Earthquake 

    Turret


 

Suizenji-koen Park

Imitated the beautiful scenery of Japan, is a refined circular garden of Momoyama period

style and represents the 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road including Mt. Fuji. The fresh

springs in the garden release clean, cold water, which flows there from Mount Aso via

underground currents.

Imitated the beautiful scenery

of Japan

53 Stations of the Tokaido Road

including Mt. Fuji

The fresh springs in the garden

from Mt. Aso

 


 

Stay Kumamoto

Shimo-tori Shopping Street       

The largest shopping arcade in Kumamoto-prefecture, the center of fashion and amusement

where department stores and boutiques line up and also there are gourmet area where cafes

and restaurants including local cousin restaurants opened daytime and nighttime.

 Enjoy shopping at arcade

 street

 Many kind of restaurants

 and pubs

Japanese traditional restaurant

 Izakaya


 

Day 3  Aso 

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Kumamoto

Transfer to Aso

Enjoy the magnificent scenery by Aso Tourist Tram

Lunch at Minami Aso ;  featured restaurant / Takamori Dengaku-no sato

Explore Aso 

   Kusasenri-ga-hama    → Mount Aso → Aso shrine  → Daikanbo

Stay at Kurokawa Onsen, or Onsen Resort Aso, Japanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines 

 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as option.

Aso Shrine

Nabegataki Waterfalls

 


 

Where to explore

Aso, the world’s largest caldera and the active volcano give a lot of excitements and

numerous unforgettable experiences in the rural area can be mede including Onsen,

variety of sports and local cuisines.

 

Tourist Tram   Minami Aso Rail Way

Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso. The Minami Aso railway is a private railroad offering

a very scenic ride from Takamori to Nakamatsu in the south east of the caldera. Lovely and

magnificent scenery can be enjoyed.

 Minami Aso Rail Way

 Takamori station

 Tourist tram, start a 30minutes

  journey

 

  Enjoy the magnificent

  scenery of Aso


 

Lunch

Takamori Dengaku-no sato / Featured restaurant

Enjoy Aso beef and local cuisines. The restaurant uses the old private house with thatched roof

built more than 200 years ago. Bake the meat and local ingredients with charcoal at a Japanese

traditional style fire place.

 Japanese traditional house built

 200 years ago

Japanesetraditional style

fire place

 Delicious local speciality

 Aso beef


 

Aso Akaushi beef rice bowl

Aso Akaushi laterally means red beef that is unique in that it has a higher proportion of red meat

with just the right amount of fat, combined with great taste, tenderness and healthiness.

Aso Akaushi beer rice bowl is a local cuisine in Aso consisting of a bowl of rice put in a mildly

sweet sauce and topped with Akaushi beef and egg.


 

Kusasenri-ga-hama 

The beautiful prairie of 785,000 square meter in the crater spreads in northern part of Mt. Eboshi 

that is one of the Aso Five Mountains. A big pond at its center and grazing horses round about

make an idyllic scene.

 Dynamic active volcano

 Mt. Aso can be seen

The beautiful prairie spreads

in the crater

 Enjoy horse riding


 

Mount Aso

The largest active volcano in Japan. Its peak is 1592 m above sea level. Its caldera is 25 km

across north to south and 18 km across east to west. The caldera has a circumference of around

120 km, although sources vary on the exact distance.

 Arond the Crater

 Look down the Crater

 Japan’s largest active volcano


 

Daikanbo 

The perfect spot view the five peak of Mount AsoDaikanbo literally means a big observatory

peak. The circumference of the Aso caldera is about 130 kilometers. From the observation site,

you can clearly see its conical shape.

 Over view from Daikanbo

 At the top
 Observatory place 

 

Stay

Kurokawa Onsen

The most popular Onsen resort in Aso region, located on the northern side of Mount Aso.  Widely

known for its open-air baths, it is one of the best places to enjoy the atmosphere of old town in Japan, 

more than 20 Japanese style accommodations and gift shops standing in a row along the river.

Japanese style accomodations

Ryokan along the river

 Roten-buro or out side

open-air bath

 Japanese tradditiona meal

 used local ingredients


 

Option

Aso shrine 

The shrine is located in the center of the caldera of Mt. Aso and the caldera is known as
the largest in the world in which people are actually living.

Aso Shrine is popular as a god protecting worshipers from traffic accidents, and exorcism,

marriae, and learning. Aso shrine one of the oldest and most prominent shrines in Japan

 Shrine building 

Shimenawa, twisted straw rope

has power to keep off evil sprits

Ema, pentagon-shaped wooden

plaque dedicate to Shrine


 

Nabegataki Waterfalls

The hidden tourist spot in Kumamoto prefecture, located just outside Oguni town in Aso region.

One of the area’s more well-known waterfalls. Looking like a mini-Niagara. It is very unique

waterfalls, you can actually climb behind the falls to see how the water has carved out the rock

over the year.

  The hidden tourist spot

  in Aso region

 View from outside of the

 Waterfalls

 View from behind the

 Waterfalls


 

Day 4   Takachiho 

 

Itinerary

Depart Hotel in Kurokawa Onsen or Onsen Resort Aso

Transfer to Takachiho
Exploring Takachiho 

    Takachiho Shrine  → lunch : local cuisine in Takachiho 

    Takachiho Gorge and Takachiho Gorge boat riding

    Amano Iwato Shrine 

back to Kurokawa Onsen or Onsen Resort Aso

Stay at Kurokawa Onsen or Onsen Resort Aso, Japanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines

 


 

Option : the following site can be arranged as an option

Gokase Winery

  You can enjoy sample wines and winery also can be visited

 


 

Where to explore

Takachiho is located in the center of the Kyushu mountain area where about 40km away from

Aso and is steeped in Japanese mythology.

 

Takachiho Gorge

The narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase RiverThe nearly sheer cliffs lining the 

gorge are made of slow forming volcanic basalt columns which resemble the scales of a dragon 

where the stone twisted and flowed as it formed.

The narrow chasm cut through

the rock, boat riding experience

Exploring Takachiho Gorge

using the walk-way

Souvenir shops and 

Restaurants


 

Lunch , Somen nagashi

Somen is a kind of noodle which is made by wheat and is usually eaten by dipping style.
Somen nagashi is the way of eating Somen with waterslide traditionally made by bamboo

like as video below. Nagashi means flowing.

 

 

Takachiho Gorge boat riding

The most recommended activity at Takachiho Gorge is riding the river that flows down the

base of the gorge on a rental boat.The spot you can see waterfalls and the columnar shaped

valley together is rare in the world. Please enjoy this amazing view from the boat.

 

 

Takachiho Shrine

Located just west of the town center, is nestled in a grove of tall cedars. During the day

the shrine’s nondescript, unpainted buildings blend in naturally with the surrounding trees.

The light that filters through, brings with it an air of calm, peaceful reverence.

Entrance of Shrine, Torii gate

 The sacred tree, 800 years old

Shrine main building


 

 

Amano Iwato Shrine

Japanese indigenouse religion, Shinto born here.

There is a story of Shinto origin in the Cave behind of Amano Iwato Shrine, and Amano

Yasugawara. About ten kilometers outside of central TakachihoAmano Iwato Shrine

was built near the Cave where is place of the Shinto origin story.

 

 The God shows the story of

 Shinto origin

 Amano Iwato Shrine, there is the

 Cave behind the shrine

 Amano Yasugawara, Gods &

 Goddesses had a discussion


 

Option

Gokase Winery

Gokase Winery is located near Takachiho, in the beautiful plateau at an altitude of 600m.

All the wines are being made from locally grown grapes. There is the tasting corner, you can

enjoy sample wines. Winery also can be visited.

 

 

Day 5   Kuju & Yufuin

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Kurokawa Onsen  or Onsen Resort Aso

Exploring Kuju

  Kuju Flower Park  →    Kokonoe yume Otsurihasi  →  Handa Kogen Plateau 

Lunch at Kokonoe : local cuisine in Oita 

Transfer to Yufuin

Exploring Yufuin

  Yunotsubo Avenue  → Yufuin Floral Village →  Kinrinko lake 
Stay at Yufuin Onsen Resort, J
apanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal cuisines 

 


 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as option.

Takara Hachiman Shrine

Harajiri Waterfall

 


 

Where to explore

Kuju

The plateau resort area and is a part of Aso Kuju National Park.

The plateau of 600 to 1000 metre altitude, spreading at southern part of Kuju and Taisen

mountains foot, and is located in between Aso and Takeda.

 

Kuju Flower Park

The Park offers stunning seasonal displays of flowers set against beautiful mountain scenery.

Over 3 million flowers in 500 different varieties from spring to late autumn. The park covers 49

acres of the beautiful Kuju plateau, the Kuju mountain range making a stunning alpine back

drop and the sleeping buddha of Mount Aso, a vista in the distance.

 Entrance of Kuju Flower Park

Over 3 million flowers in 500

different varieties  

Seasonal displays of flowers

set against beautiful mountain

scenery


 

Handa kogen Plateau

The best driving area where the beautiful scenery of Aso Kuju National Park can be enjoyed

The Handa kogen Plateau is located in the southern part of Kokonoe-cho, Kusu-gun.

Altitude is 800 to 1,200 m. By the opening of the Yamanami Highway in 1964, the area

became a nice sightseeing spot connected to Beppu Onsen and Yufuin in the north and

Aso in the south.


 

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Japan and the 2nd longest in the World

Splendid and beautiful view from the thrilling sunpension bridge over the Naruko river valley.

 Entrance of the pedestrian

 suspention bridge

Beautiful scenery of Naruko

river valley

390 metre long, 173 metre

height from Nariko River valley


 

Lunch at Kokonoe

Featured restaurant Nonohanano-sato,  served local cuisine.

 

 

Option

Takara Hachiman Shrine

Have you ever seen a wild white boar?

The wild white bore at the Shrine has function as both guardians and messengers

for the deities at Shinto shrines. The white boars are thought to bring happiness.

After visiting the shrine, you should ask the cute boars for some good-luck blessings.


 

 

Harajiri Waterfall

It is called Niagara Falls of Japan, In the Ogata River, running through the center of the Ogata plain.

The falls, 120 meters wide and 20 meters hight, are selected as one of the best 100 falls in Japan.

Lava flows produced by the great eruption of Mt. Aso accumulated and chighreated Harajiri Falls.

 

 Water come from Ogara plain

 Over view of Waterfall

 120m wide and 20m hight

 Dynamic Waterfall created

 by Mt. Aso eruption


 

Yufuin

Graceful Onsen Resort located in the Yufu basin surrounded by Mount Yufu and Tsurumi

One of the most popular among ladies and International tourist visits to here are increasing. 

 

Yunotsubo Avenue

Main street in Yufuin located at the foot of mount Yufu. The avenue is started near JR Yufuin

Station and connected to Kinrinko lake. Through Yunotsubo Avenue, it takes about 30 minutes

on foot from JR Yufuin Station to Kinrinko lake. There are 70 shops, gift shop, galleries, curiosity

item shops as well as cafes.

Main street in Yufuin located

at the foot of mount Yufu 

70 shops, gift shop, galleries,

curiosity item shops

 Many souvenios can be found


 

Yufuin Floral Village

Reproduced the townscape of the Cotswold region in England. The place was also used for

Harry Potter’s shooting location.

Welcome to Yufuin Floral

Village

Theme area “spring of girl

Heidi in the Alps”

Reproduced the townscape

of the Cotswold region


 

Kinrinko lake

One of landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom of the lake, and hot steam rises from

its surface on a cold day.  The lake is located at the end of the town’s main walking route, about a

kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.

Hot water gushes from the

bottom of the lake

Hot steam rises from

its surface on a cold day

Cafe restaurant by the lake


 

Day 6   Chikugo region

 
Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Yufuin Onsen Resort

Transfer to Ukiha

Visiting Ukiha Inari Shrine

AsakuraTriple Water Wheel

Fujii Apiary

Exploring Shirakabe-dori Avenue

Lunch at the featured restaurant Shirakabe

Visiting a Shochu brewery

Transfer to Fukuoka-city

Stay at Fukuoka-city​, Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality cuisines

 


 

Option : the following sites can be arranged as a option.

Akizuki

Pottery experience at Koishiwara 

Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum   

Fruits harvest experience         

 

 
Where to explore
The Kyuhsu’s largest Chikugo River which flows from Mount Aso through the Chikugo region
to Ariake Sea. The Kyushu’s largest Chikugo plain spreading in the Chikugo River basin,
where people live from ancient time and the various cultures have been created.
There are a lot of features here such as rural land scape, fruit fields, ancient ruins,
shrines, temples, castle town, Sake brewery, Onsen (hot spring), scrumptious local cosines, 
Japanese cultural experiences.
 

Ukiha Inari Shrine

Breath taking beautiful scenery harmonizes with the Shrine. Located at foot of Mino mountain

range, 130 m height from sea level. The 90 vermilion coloured Torii Gates stand on the 300 steps

stairs is introduced you from bottom area to the Shrine main building.

   To the Shrine

   Shrine main building

Breath taking view from Shrine


 

Asakura Triple Water Wheel

Asakura is the only area in Japan to use water wheels for irrigation. The irrigation system used the

Triple Water Wheel was completed in 1760. The water is supplied from Yamada weir in Chikugo 

through the canal to the Triple Water Wheel. And then the water distributed to each rice field by

Triple Water Wheel.

 

  Yamada Weir in Chikugo river

 Asakura Triple Water Wheel

 Water supply to rice field


 

Fujii Apiary

The apiary collecting honey while traveling with bees from Kagoshima to Hokkaido.

The Apiary was established in Asakura in 1909 and offers delicious Japanese milkvetch

honey and acacia honey, both of which have a deep and sophisticated taste.

 

  Welcome to Fujii Apiary

 Honey collected in Japan

 Honey from all over the World


 

Shirakabe-dori Avenue

Time-honored scenery, back to 100 years ago. Located in Yoshii-machi, Shirakabe, literary

meaning is white wall. The avenue of houses with white wall were constructed about 100 years

ago.  About 250 houses in the area has been designated as National important raditional buildings

preservation district.

 White painted clay walls

 considered fire protection

 All the houses are about

 100 years old

 The canel running through

 the town


 

Lunch

Featured Restaurant, Shirakabe, located at Shirakabe Avenue

The building is designated by Government as Traditional building at the Conservation district

in Ukiha-city. Japanese cuisines using best local ingredients that vary by season  can be enjoyed.

The chef who makes that cuisines also experienced the imperial family’s cook.


 

Shochu Brewery

Shochu is a Japanese distilled beverage less than 45% alcohol by volume. The shochu of

Beniotome Shuzo is distilled from Sesame.  The brewery can be visited and there is a tasting

corner,  Let’s sample Chochu.

 Visiting Shochu brewery

 Featured Shochu, Beniotone

  Enjoy tasting Shochu


 
Option

Akizuki

Akizuki is a former Castle town located in northern part of Asakura. You can enjoy the harmony

of countryside landscape and former castle town scenery that makes the atmosphere like a time

of 400 years ago.

   Sakurano-baba Street

    Cherry Blossoms 

   Autumn leaves

 

Pottery experience at Koishiwara

Make your own original Koishiwara-yaki pottery. Try your hand at making the famous local

Koishiwara-yaki pottery at Ota-gama pottery, by learning how to create your own piece of

Koishiwara-yaki pottery.

  Making own pottery

 Painting

 Your own piece


 

Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum   

The main exhibit room displays a few letters and other items of kamikaze pilots who died in battle.

One case has photos of about 50 kamikaze pilots from Tachiarai Air Base and includes the following

information on each pilot: name, unit, plane used, date of death, and air base of final sortie.

  Peace Memorial Museum

  Zero-sen fighter

  Cockpit of Zero-sen


 

In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area with beautiful fruit orchards.

Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all Japan.
The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo region

such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.

Strawbery : December to May

 

Grape : August to October

 Apple : August to December

 Persimmon : Oct. to Dec.


 

Day 7   Fukuoka-city

 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel

Exploring  Fukuoka-city

Lunch : local cuisine in Fukuoka-city

Stay in  Fukuoka-city , Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality cuisines

 


 

Where to explore

Fukuoka-city has a long history as commercial town and castle town, and prospered as important

district to Asian Continent for many years.   Now, Fukuoka-city is the International bub of Kyushu,

the nation’s fourth largest economic zone. In other words, Fukuoka-city is the heart of Kyushu against

various things, such as food culture, shopping, entertainment, economy and international business.

 

Shopping

JR Hakata Station

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

Canal City Hakata

The complex commercial facility, 

in the heart of Fukuoka-city

Tenjin

The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 


 

Seaside Momochi

The water-front resort area, only a 15 minute drive from Tenjin in the centre of Fukuoka-city. 

The park is surrounded by Fukuoka Tower and high rise contemporary high rise buildings, 

all of which help make a modern urban landscape.  There are many tourist attractions here.

Seaside Momochi area

Fukuoka Tower Seaside Park & Marizon 

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin

Japan’s highest coastal tower,

magnificent view from the top

 

A complex facility for wedding

hall, shops and restaurants


 

Historical places

Kushida Shrine

Hakata Gion Yamagasa 

Festival is held in the shrine 

Tochoji Temple

The oldest temple of the

hingon sect in Japan

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Part of stone wall and canal, and

the Tamon tower are still left 


 

Hakata Ramen Yatai

Food stalls “Yatai”is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka. Despite a decline in recent year,

there are said to be more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you have

to try Hakata ramen, usually made with white soup from pork bone and thin noodles.

 

 

Ramen Stadium

Ramen Stadium isn’t really a stadium as the name suggests, but a food court on the fifth floor

of Canal City’s Cinema Building. It carries not one, but eight famous ramen stalls that serves

different ramen styles from across Japan. Ramen Stadium has eight ramen stalls with ramen

from Hakata, Kurume, and as far as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Sapporo.


 

Mizutaki

It is a local cuisine in Fukuoka.  izutaki (boil in water) describes, this is a hot pot dish made

with chopped chickens, negi, and a variety of vegetables put in a pot of water and boiled,

then dipped in ponzu sauce.

 

 

Local restaurants

There are many restaurants for lunch and dinner where you can enjoy authentic Japanese cuisines and

local specialties.

 

 
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We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.

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Fruits harvest experience

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Let’s enjoy harvesting Fruits. In the harvest time, the northern Kyushu boasts many area

with beautiful fruit orchards. Fukuoka is one of the leading fruit-producing prefecture in all

Japan.  The fruit production in Fukuoka is primarily concentrated in the southern Chikugo

region such as Ukiha, Asakura and Tanushimaru.

 


 

Strawbery : December through May, in Ukiha and Yame

  

 

Grape : August to bignning of October, in Ukiha and Tanushimaru 


 

Persimmon : Middle of October to biginning of December, in Asakura, Ukiha and Tanushimaru 


 

AppleAugust to December, in Asakura and Kama 


 

Kabosu, September to October in Bungo-ono, Oita-prefecture


 

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Golf tour in Fukuoka & Kyushu

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Fukuoka and Kyushu are Paradises of Golf. Kyushu has about 250 golf courses and you can play

golf comfortably throughout the year because it is warmer than other areas in Japan.  Our Golf tour

is a package tour including arrangement of golf courses, transportation, accommodations and any

other extras you may need such as sightseeing and meals arrangement.


 

Where to play golf  

Fukuoka-prefecture

Where to play : Fukuoka-city, Kitakyushu-city, Itoshima, Dazaifu, ChikugoMunakata,

 Fukuoka-prefecture has 60 golf courses that the large number of courses in Kyushu.

There are many champion courses with long history and a lot of Professional Golf

Tournament have been held here in Fukuoka-prefecture.

Access to almost all golf courses are within one and half hours from Fukuoka-city.

You can enjoy playing golf and sightseeing while staying  Fukuoka-city 

 


 

Nagasaki-prefecture

Where to play :Unzen, Shimabara, Nagasaki, Sasebo, Omura

Nagasaki-prefecture is located in the west side of Kyushu and it is a popular area for golf

due to warm climate through the year. There are a lot of beautiful seaside challenging courses.

And Nagasaki-prefecture  is a popular tourist destination such as Nagasaki-city,

Sasebo, Shimabara and Unzen ; you can enjoy golf and sightseeing.

 


 

Oita-prefecture 

Where to play : BeppuYufuin, Oita

Oita-prefecture is one of most famous Onsen resort in Japan, where has Beppu and Yufuin,

and has about 20 golf courses. You can enjoy sightseeing and golf here.

 


 

Kumamoto-prefecture 

Where to play :Kumamoto, Aso

Kumamoto-prefecture has about 40 golf courses that is 2nd largest number in Kyushu.

Golf courses are located in Aso Kuju National Park, there are many courses where you can

see beautiful scenery of Mount Aso while playing golf.

 


 

Miyazaki-prefecture

Where to play : Phoenix Resort, Miyazaki

Miyazaki-prefecture has 30 golf courses and it is warm climate you can enjoy playing

golf throughout the year.

Most popular courses are Phoenix Country Club and Tom Watson Golf Course.

located in Phoenix Resort, where you can enloy beautiful scenery while playing.

 


 

Kagoshima-prefecture

Where to play : Kagoshima, Ibusuki

Kagoshima-prefecture is one of the best place for golf in Kyushu and has

about 30 golf courses. You can play comfortably in winter season as well, because

it is warn climate with 18 degree Celsius average temperature in the year.

 


 

Location of Golf Courses

 


 

The hobby of CEO, Masa Kondo is Golf and who knows the difference of the Golf culture 

between Japan and Europe because he played at many courses in other countries included

in South Africa. Therefore we can offer the excellent courses to suite your requirement

and organize enjoyable tour without any problems for playing golf.

 

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Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.

Tailor-made tour     Study tour     Golf tour

 


 

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Fukuoka customized tours

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Japan KYUSHU Tourist is the specialist of Fukuoka and Kyushu tour in Japan. We offer various

types of customized private tours exclusively for you. Kyushu is a paradise of Japan travel like

no others. One of our most proud things in Kyushu is Japanese cuisines and local delicacies.

You can enjoy many different dishes using fresh and unique ingredients in various places during

your travel.

 

We have prepared Suggested Kyushu tour itineraries that have been created based on abundant

latest local tourist information collected by our own site investigation. And also the itinerary have

been considered the numerous tour results reflecting the customers satisfactions.

 


 

Long duration Kyushu tours in Japan 

Kyushu is the paradise of Japan travel like no others.  Kyushu has rich landscapes including nature

and diverse cultures including food cultures. It has a variety of histories all over Kyushu, and nature

and urban are harmonized. You can enjoy a lot of things here in Kyushu what you want to experience.

 

11 days 

Kyushu tour

8 days Northern &

Central Kyushu tour

8 days

Southern Kyushu tour

Exploring throughout Kyushu.

Enjoy Japanese cuisines,

local delicacies, Nature, Onsen, Shopping of local specialties 

and any other amazing things

Exploring Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka.

Many fascinating tourist

destinations are concentrated

in this area.

Exploring Miyazaki and

Kagoshima prefecture.

A lot of unique and featured

tourist places are visited


 

6 days

North-West Kyushu tour

7 days 

Central Kyushu tour

Exploring Saga, Nagasaki, Shimabara, Unzen , Yanagawa, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka

Exploring Amakusa,

Kumamoto, Aso, Kurokawa, Takachiho, Okugungo,

Chikugo, Fukuoka

Exploring Asakura, Ukiha,

Okugungo, Yufuin, Beppu,

Usa, Kunisaki Peninsula, Kitakyushu , Fukuoka


 

Short duration tours from Fukuoka-city  

Many kind of fascinating tourist destinations are concentrated in northern part of Kyushu and you can

enjoy a short journey from Fukuoka-city. The starting and finishing place of the tour is Fukuoka-city.

If required, the starting place of the tour can be changed to Kitakyushu-city.

 

Fukuoka

one-day tour

Yanagawa & Dazaifu

one-day tour

Kitakyushu

one-day tour

The Heart of Kyushu and the energetic city bustling as the

center of Kyushu’s politics,

economy, culture, fashion 

and tourism

 

Yanagawa is a Castle town

with beautiful canal. Dazaifu

is must visit place in Fukuoka-prefecture has 1300 years

history


The Industrial Innovation city 

greatly contributed to Japan’s industrial modernization and

blessed with spectacular &

stunning nature 


 

Itoshima

one-day tour

Asakura & Ukiha

one-day tour

Nagasaki

one-day tour

A resort town next to

Fukuoka-city, with beautiful

dynamic Genkai Sea;

seafood gourmet, rural

landscape, Sake brewery

Agricultural industries spreading

in the Chikugo plain. Let’s meet

real Japan, beautiful rural

landscape, fruit picking,

Sake brewery, Onsen

The city in harmony with

foreign countries cultures,

and the significant Japanese histories like no other areas


 

Takachiho

one-day tour

Yufuin & Beppu Onsen

2 days tour 

Aso & Takachiho

2 days tour


Dynamic and beautiful

Takachiho Gorge and here is

the birthplace of Shinto which

is Japanese indigenouse

religion.

Exploring the most popular 

Onsen Resorts Beppu and Yufuin. Two Onsen Resorts

have different fascinating

features.

The dynamic nature of Aso and Takachiho where is spreading

around Mt. Aso. Mt. Aso is the

largest active volcano in Japan


 

Other featured Sightseeing tours

 

Munakata & Fukutsu one-day tour  UNESCO World Heritage sites

Yame & Hishino village one-day tour

Ukiha & Yanagawa one–day tour

Huis Ten Bosch one-day tour

Usa & Kunisaki one–day tour 

 


 

Christian Pilgrimage sites tour in Nagasaki regioins  

Japanese Christianity has a long history of continuing faith while coexisting with Japanese traditional

religion Shinto and General society. Japan’s unique practice of the Christian faith continued even

during the ban on ChristianityA lot of the Christian Pilgrimage sites in Nagasaki regions have been

registered on UNESCO Hidden Christian Sites.

 

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

one-day tour

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

3 days tour

Nagasaki Pilgrimage

6 days tour

Nagasaki is a sacred place

of Christianity where Pope

and Saint Mother Teresa

officially visited.

Nagasaki has arduous and

sacrifice histories during the

ban on Christianity, such as

Shimabara Rebellion and 

many religious persecutions

Introduce how Christians have

been continued their faith by

visiting Nagasaki-city, Unzen,

Shimabara, Amakusa

and Hirado


 

 UNESCO Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution sites   

Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining are a group of historic sites that played

an important part in the industrialization of Japan in the Bakumatsu during National

isolation period and Meiji periods, and are part of the industrial heritage of Japan.

 

Kitakyushu

one-day tour

Nagasaki

one-day tour

Japan’s Industrial

modernization tour         

The birth place of Steel Industry

in Japan and contributed to the

development of the Japanese

industry modernization

The origin of Japan’s

modernization. Nagasaki

contributed for Shipbuilding

and Coal Mining

To learn how Japan has become

the world’s most industrialized

country in the short period


 

Study tour in Kitakyushu-city

Kitakyushu-city is the best place in Japan for Study tour of Environmental and Industrial issues

 

Solid waste management

tour

Low Carbon Society

tour

Japan’s KAIZEN

Strategy tour

Kitakyushu-city is the most

advanced city in Japan for

solid waste management

and recycling

Kitakyushu-city is promoting

the low carbon society in Asia

taking leadership as the

Environmental Future City.

KAIZEN is the most important

key word for Japan’s

modernization

and world leading industries

 


 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

And we would love to chat about your travel plans on the phone as well,

please ring our office a call in English    Tel : +81-93-521-8897

 


 

Tour results

We are offering various types of tours, and the tour results up to now are shown links below.

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Shochu Brewery

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Let’s sample Chochu at Beniotome Shuzo.  Shochu is a Japanese distilled beverage less

than 45% alcohol by volume. Typically shōchū contains 25% alcohol by volume, which is

weaker than whisky or standard-strength vodka but stronger than wine and sake.


 

The shochu of Beniotome Shuzo is distilled from Sesame.  The brewery can be visited and

there is a tasting corner,  Let’s sample Chochu.


 

Location of Tanushimaru

    

 


 

General information  

Address 270-2 Masuoda, Tanusimaru-machi, Kurume-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

5 minutes by a vehicle from JR Tanushimaru station

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Days closed New year holidays

 

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Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

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Ukiha Inari Shrine

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Breath taking scenery in harmony with the Shrine.  Ukiha Inari Shrine, located at foot of Mino

mountain range, 130 m height from sea level. The 90 vermilion coloured Torii Gates stand on

the 300 steps stairs is introduced you from bottom area to the Shrine main building.

            From the bottom

          To the Shrine building

            To the Shrine building


 

Shrine Compound

              Shrine building

              Shrine building

      Veiw from Shrine building


 

From the Shrine compound, a breath taking panoramic view of Chikugo plain in harmony with

Torii Gate can be enjoyed.

          Yoshii machi direction

                  Ukiha machi

            Haki machi direction


 

Location of Ukiha

  

 


 

General information  

Address 1513-9 Nagarekawa, Ukiha-machi, Ukiha-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

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Japanese restaurant, Shirakabe

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Local Japanese Cuisines cooked by the best chef in Chikugo region. The chef who makes

 

that cuisines also experienced the imperial family’s cook. Japanese cuisines using best local

ingredients that vary by season can be enjoyed.


 

The authentic Japanese restaurant Shirakabe is in the former merchant’s building constructed

in 1928. The building is designated by Government as Traditional building at the Conservation

district in Ukiha-city.

 

 

Location of Ukiha

  

 


 

General information

Address 1153-1 Yoshii-machi, Ukiha-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

10 minutes walk from JR Chikugo-Yoshii station

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

45 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 10:00 to 17:00
Days closed Monday

 

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Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898

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Shirakabe-dori Avenue

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Time-honored scenery, back to 100 years ago. The Avenue is located in Yoshii-machi, 

Ukiha-city.  Shirakabe, literary meaning is white wall. The avenue of houses with white

wall were constructed about 100 years ago.  About 250 houses in the area has been

designated as National important traditional buildings preservation district.


 

In the Edo era (1603-1868), Yoshii flourished as a post town between Kurume and Hita.

In the Meiji era ( from 1868), this area experienced a big fire three times. In order to protect

from the fire, people have rebuilt the houses with the fire resistance design using clay wall

painted by white.


 

Hina Doll Festival


 

Featured Restaurant, Shirakabe

The restaurant Shirakabe is in the former merchant’s building constructed in 1928. Japanese

cuisines using best local ingredients that vary by season can be enjoyed. The chef who makes

that cuisines also experienced the imperial family’s cook.


 

Location of Ukiha

  

 


 

General information  

Address Yoshii-machi, Ukiha-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

45 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

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Asakura Triple Water Wheel

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Asakura is the only area in Japan to use water wheels for irrigation. The irrigation system

used the Triple Water Wheel was completed in 1760. The water is supplied from Yamada

weir in Chikugo through the canal to the Triple Water Wheel.  And then the water distributed

to each rice field by Triple Water Wheel.


 

The water wheel currently operates between mid June and mid October, irrigating an area

of 35 hectares along with two other pumping water wheels (Mijima Double Water Wheel and

Hisashige Double Water Wheel).

        Bank of Chikugo River

               Chikugo River

               Yamada Weir


 

The Triple Water Wheel is a Municipally-Designated Tangible Folk Cultural Asset and

became a Government-Designated Historical Site in 1990.

                       Canal

                       Rice field

                   Rice field


 

Location of Asakura

    

 


 

General information  

Address Hishino, Asakura-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

50 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

45 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

Enquiry Form 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897, Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

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