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Kyushu Travel Guide

Takachiho one-day tour

 

Takachiho offers dynamic and beautiful Takachiho Gorge and

here is the birthplace of Japanese mythology.

Takachiho is located almost center of Kyushu, in the northernmost part of Miyazaki-prefecture,

bordering Aso , Kumamoto-prefecture.

The Gokase River formed Takachioho Gorge flows from the west to the southeast part of town.

 

In this tour, you can enjoy the dynamic and beautiful nature of Takachioho Gorge

and find the roots of Japanese culture in the birth place of Japanese mythology.  

 


 

 Location of Takachiho

 

     

 


 

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

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.

   (1) less than 8 person

     a chartered taxi is used with English speaking driver

     English speaking driver assist the tour as tour guide and tour attendant

   (2) more than 9 person

  a chartered bus is used with Japanese speaking driver

  English speaking guide who also works as a tour attendant is accompanied

    for assist the tour in the case of using a chartered bus

 


 

Itinerary

 

8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Takachiho using Kyushu Expressway, 2 hours and 50 minutes 

 Visit  Takachiho shrine 

 lunch at Takachiho

 Explore Takachiho Gorge

 Visit Amano Iwato shrine

Transfer to Fukuoka-cuty using Kyushu Expressway

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city

 


 

Where to Explore

 

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. In the evening,

you can enjoy the Yokagura Dance

 


 

Takachiho Gorge 

A narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.  The 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.

 

 


 

Amano Iwato shrine 

About ten kilometers outside of central Takachiho the Shrine was built near the cave

where Amaterasu is said to have hid herself away.  The cave cannot be approached,

however, there is an observation deck behind the shrine’s main building.

 


 

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

And we would love to chat about your travel plans on the phone as well,
please ring our office a call in English.   +81-93-521-8897

 


 

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 

 


 

Miyazaki-prefecture travel guide

 

Miyazaki-prefecture is on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded

by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Oita-prefecture to the north, and

Kumamoto-prefecture and Kagoshimaprefecture to the west.

 


 

Where to explore

 

Takachiho

Dynamic and powerful Takachiho Gorge and here is the birthplace of Japanese mythology.

It is the supposed site of legend where Amaterasu, the Shrine Sun Goddess, disturbed by her brother’s 

cruel pranks, hide herself in a cave, prompting the other gods and goddesses to try and lure her out.

 


 

Hyuga

Spectacle art collection of exposed Rocks created by raging wave. Hyuga is a bay city, facing the Hyuga

nada Sea. The whole area along Cape Hyuga- misaki with its many exposed rocks is designated as the

Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park. 

 


 

Miyazaki and Nichinan

Facing the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful coastline contains placed of natural beauty, like Aoshima and

Toi-misaki Cape. Also, on the Hitotsuba Beach of Miyazaki-city are Ocean Dome, 700 hectare all-weather

indoor water park, and Miyazaki Sea Gaia, a comprehensive resort complex complete with a wildlife park,

golf courses and hotels.

 


 

Contact us   

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

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.      

Tailor-made tour      Study tour      Golf tour 

 


 

Mimitsu

 

Let’s meet the old days of Japan

 

The area is designated a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Historic 

buildings, and there remain much of the atmosphere of the 19th century, including buildings

of old times, earthen walls, and stone pavements.

 

According to the ancient myths set down in Japan’s oldest books, Kojiki and Nihongi, Mimitsu

is where the mythical first emperor of Japan, Jimmu, built a fleet and set sail to conquer

central Japan and set up the Yamato Dynasty.

 


 

Exploring Mimitsu

 


 

 Location of Hyuga

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address Mimitsu, Nichinan-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Nichinan-shi Station 


 

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 

 


 

Umagase

 

Exciting scenery created by raging wave of Hyuga Sea

 

The coastline here is a ria coastline, marked by intricate waterways sandwiched between cliffs.

The cliffs here are 70m high and the waves’ splashing against them is an enchanting sight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The bare rock faces of the cliffs have given way to columnar joints, which are formed when

magma from a volcanic eruption cools and hardens. The source of the name “Umagase” is

thought to come from the fact that the rocks here are similar in colour to horses.

 


 

Exploring Umagase

 


 

 Location of Hyuga

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address Hososhima, Nichinan-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Nichinan-shi Station 

5 minutes by a vehicle from Cruz Sea 


 

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 

 


 

Sun Messe Nichinan

 

Japan’s own replica of Moai Statues

 

Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, the Sun Messe Nichinan has

replicas of the Moai statues from the Easter Island placed here and there in the area.

 

The Sun Messe Nichinan is the only place alll over the world that has been permitted to

replicate the Moai statues.

There are restaurants and also tourist viewing areas inside the park.

 


 

 Location of Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address 2650 Miyaura, Nichinan-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

60 minutes by a vehicle from Miyazaki Station

Open hours

9:30 to 17:00 

Admission fee JPY 700
Days closed 1st and 3rd Wednesday

 

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 

 


 

Hyuga travel guide

 

Spectacle art collection of exposed Rocks created by raging wave

 

Hyuga is a bay city, facing the Hyuga nada Sea.
The whole area along Cape Hyuga- misaki with its many exposed rocks is designated

as the Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park.  Umagase at the top of Cape Hyuga-misaki is

a precipitous cliff of pillar-like rock, towering as high as 70m.

 


 

Cruz Sea

Your dream come true here.

The Cruz Sea is an area of ocean that appears to have a cross in it when viewed

from an observatory. This cape is known as a ria coast; the “cross shape” was created

by the narrow terrain here being eroded by rivers, resulting in a cross-shaped sea route.

 


 

Umagase

Exciting scenery created by raging wave of Hyuga Sea.

The coastline here is a ria coastline, marked by intricate waterways sandwiched between cliffs.

The cliffs here are 70m high and the waves’ splashing against them is an enchanting sight.

 

     

 

Mimitsu

Let’s meet the old days of Japan.

The area in the city is designated a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Historic 

buildings, and there remain much of the atmosphere of the 19th century, including buildings of old

times, earthen walls, and stone pavements.

 

 

 

Hyuga Sun Park

Recreation facilities faceing to Hyuga Sea.

It is located along national road 10 in the southern part of Hyuga.  It is a complex leisure

facility with hot spring facilities and road stations Hyuga, restaurants and camping grounds.

 

 


 

 Location of Hyuga

 

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address City hall : 10-5 Honmachi, Hyuga-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

1 hour and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Miyazaki-city

1 hour and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho

1 hour and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Nichinan-city

2 hours and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Kirishima-city

2 hours and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-city


 

Contact us

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

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.     

Tailor-made tour      Study tour      Golf tour 

 


 

Hyuga Sun Park

 

Recreation facilities faceing to Hyuga Sea

 

It is located along national road 10 in the southern part of Hyuga.  It is a complex leisure

facility with hot spring facilities and road stations Hyuga, restaurants and camping grounds.

 


 

 Location of Hyuga

 

 

 


 

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 

 


 

Horikiri Pass

 

The suggested sightseeing spot in Nichinan

 

Horikiri is located along Japan National Route 220, and the road going through the mountain

pass involves an extremely sharp turn that you cannot see beyond before you go around it.

The 60m altitude pass allows you to look down at a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean.

The coastline here is lined with rocks that have been worn away by the waves splashing

against them, as well as beautiful phoenix palm trees.

 

About 1km further down the road from Horikiri Pass you will find the Horikiri Pass Phoenix

Road Station.

At the road station you will find fast food and restaurants as well as souvenir shops, making

this the ideal location for a break.

 


 

 Location of Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address 381-1 Aza-Miike, Oaza-Utsumi, Miyazaki-city, Miyazaki-prefecture
Access

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Miyazaki Station 


 

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 

 


 

Miyazaki & Nichinan travel guide

 

Miyazaki & Nichinan are facing the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful coastline

contains placed of natural beauty, like Aoshima and Toi-misaki Cape.

Also, on the Hitotsuba Beach of Miyazaki-city are Ocean Dome, 700 hectare 

all-weather indoor water park, and Miyazaki Sea Gaia, a comprehensive resort 

complex complete with a wildlife park, golf courses and hotels.

 


 

Udo Shrine

Beautiful and exciting Shine,  located the cave of the cliff side facing the Pacific Ocean.

In legend, a goddess of sea built a hut to give birth to a great god here.
Then it is said that Empress Suiko (554-628) built the shrine there.

 


 

Horikiri Pass

The suggested sightseeing spot in Nichinan.

The 60m altitude pass allows you to look down at a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean.

The coastline here is lined with rocks that have been worn away by the waves splashing

against them, as well as beautiful phoenix palm trees.

 


 

Toi Cape

Wlild horses are living here. Gentle hills extend, and you can observe wild horses, called Misaki-uma,

living and grazing there. It is said that the Misaki-uma are the descendants of army horses left grazing

and which became wild 300 years ago.

 


 

Obi Castle Ruin

The moss-covered stone walls, broad stone steps in front of the Ote-mon main gate, moat ruin,

and old samurai residences all bring back the past. The Matsuo-no-Maru residence and Ote-mon

have been reconstructed using the treasured Obi cedar wood.

 


 

Sun Messe Nichinan

Japan’s own replica of Moai Statues.

Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, the Sun Messe Nichinan has

replicas of the Moai statues from the Easter Island placed here and there in the area.

 


 

Miyazaki Shrine

Miyazaki Shrine is the oldest and most important shrine in the city.

Dedicated to Emperor Jimmu, the mythical first emperor of Japan, it is said to have been

established over 2600 years ago.

 


 

Night life Miyazaki


 

 Location of Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

 

 


 

Contact us

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

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.       

Tailor-made tour      Study tour      Golf tour 

 


 

Toi Cape

 

Wild horses are living here

 

Cape Toi, located in the south of Miyazaki Prefecture, is a cape at the east end of Shibushi Bay,

which is in the southernmost part of the Nichinan-kaigan Coast.

Gentle hills extend, and you can observe wild horses, called Misaki-uma, living and grazing there.

It is said that the Misaki-uma are the descendants of army horses left grazing and which became

wild 300 years ago.

 

They are now designated as a natural monument. At the Horse House in the Toi-misaki Visitor Centre,

information about the ecology and living circumstances of the Misaki-uma is displayed on panels.

 

               Visitor Centre

                  Souvenir shop

                    Misaki-uma


 

 Location of Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

 

 


 

General information 

Address

Ono, Kushima-city, Miyazaki-prefecture

Access

45 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kushima Station


 

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