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11 days Kyushu Tour

 

The destination Kyushu like a Treasure Chest of Japan.

 

Discover many things you never seen and never experienced before such as the unappalled

natural beauty, historical building with unique architectural hot spring, local cuisines, state-of-the-art

technologies.

 


 

Where to Explore

Fukuoka  → Nagasaki → Shimabara & Unzen  →  Kumamoto   → Ibusuki & Satsuma Peninsula

Chiran & Kagoshima & Sakurajima Island  → Kirishima & Nichinan & Miyazaki  →  Huga & Takachiho   

Aso  → Okubungo region → Yufuin & Beppu → Kitakyushu  → Fukuoka  

 


 

Travelling route

Tour condition

Start & end of the tour is Fukuoka-city

 

English speaking guide 

Local experienced and knowledgeable

guide escorts the tour

 

Chartered vehicle is utilizes

Jumbo taxi or bus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary 

 

Day 1  Nagasaki

 

Nagasaki became a center of European influences in the 16th century and flourished as a trading

port & center of Christian missionary activities. The detonation for an atomic bomb over Nagasaki 

during the World WarⅡis a dark page in the cities turbulent history. 

Now, however the city has become a center of peace, blessed with beautiful natural scenery and

eclectic mix of historical sites and architecture.

 

Nagaaki Wharf

 Elegant international & domestic

 tourist harbour

Mount Inasa

 Breathtaking panoramic view

 of Nagasaki-city

Mount Inasa

 One of the World’s three

 beautiful night view

Glover Garden

 UNESCO World Heritage, the

 largest number of visitor here 

Peace Park

 Let’s make World Peace and

 everyone’s happiness

Path in Minamiyamate

 Various gift shops, 

 restaurants, Café lined the street

Oura Cathedral

 The most significant Church, 

  Mother Teresa and Pope visited

Dejima

 

 Only the trading port in Japan

 during Natinal isolation              

China Town

 One of the three big China

 town in Japan 


 

Schedule

Arrive at the Fukuoka airport

Transfer to Nagasakio

Peace Park → Ground Zero → Atomic Bomb Museum

Lunch at China Town → Glover Garden  → Oura Cathedral  → Dejima

Mt. Inasa

Stay at Nagasaki

 


 

Day 2  Shinabara & Unzen

 

Shimabara

Located in the Shimabara peninsuka, region spread in the foot of gentle mountain and facing to

calm sea. Shimabara is consist of two cities, Shimabara-city and Minami-Shmabara-city.

Offers various enjoyable things such as Nature, Onsen, Castle town of Shimabara-city,

Hidden Christian history as well as Local Gourmets. 

 

Shimabara

  Nature, Onsen, Castle town,

 Christianity history, Gourmets.

 Shimabara Castle

 Symbol of Shimabar, almost 

 rectangular flatland castle

Samurai Houses

 Even now, atmosphere in 18th 

 century is still remained    


 

Unzen 

Unzen is a beautiful highland Onsen Resort in Shimabara peninsula situated Unzen National Park 

The first area to be designated as a National Park in Japan and then the area has been developed

as Onsen Resort for both tourist Japanese and foreigner.

Even now, many tourist from all over the world are visiting here for enjoying Nature.

 

 Unzen

Highland Onsen Resort, different

colour create seasonal beauty

 Nita pass

Magnificent scenery of mountain foot area & Ariake bay              

 Unzen jigoku White smoke rising from the   ground over a wide area


 

Schedule

transfer to Shimabara

Shimabara Castle → Samurai Street

Lunch at Shimabara, local cuisine Guzoni

transfer to Unzen

Nita Pass → Unzen jigoku

Stay at Unzen Onsen Resort

 


 

Day 3  Amakusa & Kumamoto

 

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

9 inhabited islands & numerous 

islands floating on a tranquil sea

Amakusa Gokyu / Pearl line

Main islands are connected with

Amakusa Five bridge, Pearl line

World Heritage SIte

Hidden Cristian site of Oe

Cathesral and Sakitsu Village

Tomioka Castle Ruins

The Castle in Amakusa Island

built in 1605

Amakusa Cruise

One of the most exciting

exprience in Amakusa

Amakusa Onsen

There are two Onsen,

Matsushima and Shimoda


 

Kumamoto

Situated roughly in the center of Kumamoto Prefecture, is the government and

economic center of the prefecture.

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

as a castle town.

 

 Kumamoto

The third most populous city in Kyushu, called city of the forest

Kumamoto Castle

 One of Japan’s three great

 Castle, built in 1600

After the Earthquake

 Under restoration work, can be 

 visited from the outside

Suizenji-koen Park  Imitated the beautiful scenery 

 of Japan

Shimo-tori Shopping Street The biggest shopping district in Kumamoto-prefecture

Street Tram

Main destinations are connected from JR Kumamoto Station


 

Schedule

transfer from Kuchinotsu port in Minami-Shimabara to Oniike port in Amakusa by a ferry boat

Exploring Amakusa

transfer to Kumamoto

Exploring Kumamoto such as Kumamoto Castle and Suizenji-koen Park

Stay at Kumamoto

 

 

Day 4 Ibusuki & Satsuma Peninsula

 
The Satsuma Peninsula which projects south from the southwest part of Kyushu Island.

To the west lies the East China Sea, while to the east it faces the Osumi Peninsula across

Kagoshima Bay. Near the southern tip of the peninsula is the 924-metre Mount Kaimon

and the Ibusuki Hot Spring representing Kyushu.  

 

Ibusuki Onsen

It is best known for its steaming sand baths along the beach, where bathers in a yukata, 

or Japanese bathrobe

  Sand bath hall, changing room

  shower facilities

  Steam Sand bath facing to

  Kinko Bay

    Enjoy taking Steam Sand

   bath

 Ikeda-ko Lake

 The legendary monster “Isshi” 

purported to live in the lake

Somen Noodel Nagashi

 Serving cold Somen noodle,

 swim in the revloving container

Meiji-gura Shochu Brewery

  Enjoy tasting Shochu at the

  time-honored Brewery

 Ryugu Shrine

 A power spot of matchmaking

 and good fortune in love.

Nagasaki-bana Cape

 the southernmost point of  Satsuma peninsula

Nishi-Oyama JR Station

 The southernmost railway

 station in Japan


 
Schedule

Transfer to kagoshima prefecture

Ikedako Lake →  Somen Noddle Nagashi

Meijigura Shochu Brewery

Nishi-oyana JR Station, the southern most JR Station in Japan

Ryukyu Shrine → Nagasakibana Cape

Stay at Ibusuki

 


 

Day 5  Chiran & Kagoshima & Sakurajima Island

 

Chiran

Samurai Residence were built about 250 years ago. Their gardens are beautiful

desighned, with Mt. Hahaga-dake as the background.

Chiran Peace Museum for the Kamikaze Pilots exhibits precious materials such as pictures,

letters, wills, articles and memontos of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran

 

Samurai Residence

Time back to 200 years ago,

800m long street and residences

Samurai Residence

The beautul gardens at

residence shows the history

Chiran Peace Museum

The museum is located at

former Chiran zero-sen airbase


 

Kagoshima & Sakurajima Island

Kagoshima-city is the southernmost major city in Kyushu which can see Sakura-jima Island

which raises the smoke across the Kagoshima Bay. 

Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period as a castle town.

 

Sengan-en Garden

 The time-honored Japanese

 garden made by Shimazu lord

Shimazu family residence

  Renown Shimazu feudal lord’s

  house in Sengan-en      

Shoko Shuseikan

  World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s

  Industrial Revolution        

 Sakurajima

 Still active volcano, the

 dynamic rising white smoke       

Yunohira Observatory

 The highest observatory, 360

 degree panoramic view     

Arimura Lava Observatory

 The Oservatory fomed by

  lava with 1km path               


 

Schedule

Transfer to Chiran

Exploring Chiran 

Kagoshima, Sengan-en Garden and Shoko Shuseikan

Exloring Sakurajima Island

Stay at Kirishima

 


 

Day 6  Kirishima & Nishinan & Miyazaki

 

Kirishima

Located in the northeastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima

district of Kirishima Yaku National Park. 

 

Kirishima Shrine

Constructed in 1715, at the

Kirishima mountain foot           

Shrine main building

 One of the most beautiful

 Shrine in Kyushu

Kirishima Onsen

 

 High land Onsen Resort at

 the mountain foot of Kirishima


 

Nishinan & Miyazaki

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

like Aoshima and Toi-misaki Cape.

Toi Cape

Wlild horses are living on the

gentle hills at Cape                 

Udo Shrine

 Exciting Shine,  located the cave

of the cliff side,the Pacific Ocean

Obi Castle Ruins

 

 The dynamic Castle, moss-covered 

 stone walls          

Sun Messe Nichinan

 Japan’s own replica of Moai

 Statues    

Horikiri Pass

60m altitude pass, look down

at view of the Pacific Ocean   

Miyazaki Shrine

 

The oldest and most important

shrine in the Miyazaki-city          


 

Schedule

Leave Hotel in Kirishima Onsen Resort 
Krishima jingu Shrine   

Toi Cape

Udo Shrine

Obi Castle Ruins

Nichinan Coast, Horikiri Pass ,

Miyazaki Shrine

Stay at Miyazaki, Western style Hotel, breakfast included

 


 

Day 7  Hyuga & Takachiho

 

Hyuga

A bay city, facing the Hyuga nada Sea. The whole area along Cape Hyuga 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 Wishes come true

 Cross shaped rock her

Umagase

 Intricate waterways sandwiched

 between cliffs with 70 m high

Mimitsu

Port town, the atmosphere of

the 19th century is still remained


 

Takachiho

Located in the center of the Kyushu mountain area where about 40km away from

Aso and is steeped in Japanese mythology.

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

brother’s cruel pranks, hid herself in a cave, prompting the other gods and goddesses to try and

lure her out.

 

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.

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.

Amano Iwato Shrine

Legends of Japanese mythology. In the story, Amaterasu, the Shito sun goddess, became so outraged

by her brother’s cruel pranks that she hid herself in a cave, refusing to come out and depriving the

world of her life-giving light. 


 

Schedule

Transfer to Hyuga

Exploring Huga; Cruz Sea, Umagase and Mimitsu

transfer to Takachiho

Exploring Takachiho ; Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho Shrine and Amano Iwato Shrine

Stay at Takachiho

 


 

Day 8  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.

Aso

Enjoy numerous unforgettable

experiences in the rural area

Daikanbo

The perfect spot view of Aso

region, Caldera & Mount Aso 

Kusaseri-ga-hama

The beautiful prairie of 785,000 square meter in the crater 

Mount Aso

The largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world. Its peak is 1592 m above sea

level. Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km across east to west.

  Mt. Aso, around the Crater 

   Look down the Crater

   Nakadake Crater

Aso Shrine

One of the oldest and most

prominent shrines in Japan

Kurokawa Onsen

The best places to enjoy the atmosphere of real Japan

Nabegataki Waterfalls

Very unique waterfalls, can be

climbed behind the falls


 
Schedule

Transfer to Aso region

Kusaenri-ga-hama

Mt. Aso, Nakadake

Daikanbo

Stay at Aso, Kurokawa Onsen

 


 

Day 9  Yufuin & Beppu  via Okubungo region

 

Okubungo region

The region is on the way to Yufuin and Beppu from Aso, the travelling route can be proposed

as per your preference.

The area is a nature-blessed region at Ono River basin, and the northern part is surrounded by

Aso & Kuju Mountains

Kuju

A magnificent and beautiful

scenery of Kuju plateau

 Handa kogen Plateau

 Yamanami Highway, best

driving route enjoy Nature     

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

Japan’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, world’s 2nd 


 

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. 

 

Mount Yufu

 Gentle mount Yufu can be seen

 graceful Onsen Resort

Yufuin Station Street

 In front of JR Yufuin Station
 a elegant street appear

Yunotsubo Avenue

 70 shops, gift shops, galleries

curiosity items shops, cafes   

Shitan-yu

The old public outdoor mixed

bath with a thatched

Kinrinko lake

The landmark in Yufuin, hot

water gushes from the bottom 

Yufuin Floral Village

Reproduced the townscape of

the Cotswold region in England


 

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

Japan’s largest hot water yield

Onsen facing to Bappu bay

 Myoban Onsen

The highest place Onsen district,

many old style public bathes

 Kannawa Onsen

 One of the most popular Onsen

 district in Beppu

 Hell tour

collection of hot spring,the water

bubbles forth from underground

Foot bath

Bathing can be enjoy without 

take all clothing off

Mount Takasaki

 About 1700 wild Japanese

monkey are living


 

Schedule

Transfer to Yufuin via Okubungo region

Exloring Yufuin

trensfer to Beppu

Beppu Hell tour → enjoy foot bath

Stay at Beppu

 


 

Day 10 Kitakyushu

 
The Industrial Innovation city with many different fascinating feature.  

The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature. 

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities through Study tours based on

the environmental and industrial themes.

 

Kokura Castle

Kitakyushu’s land mark, walking distance of Kokura Stations

Uomachi Shopping arcade

Down town shopping street,

various shops, restaurants, bars

 Hiraodai Karst Plateau

one of the three largest karst

plateau in Japan 

 Kanmon Bridge

The suspended bridge crossing the Kanmon Straits

 Mojiko Retro

The exotic district, former trading port coal and other products

Kanmon Pedstrian tunnel

Only the place in the world,
can be crossed the strait on foot

 World Heritage

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making Industry in Japan 

Mount Sarakura

The most dynamic night view

in the world


 

Schedule

Transfer to Kitakyushu

Mt, Sarakura

Kukura Castle → lunch at Kokura

Mjiko Retro and Kanmo Strait

Stay at Kitakyushu

 


 
Day 11  Fukuoka

 

Fukuoka-city

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.

 

JR Hakata Station

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

Sea Side Momochi

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin

Tenjin

The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

Fukuoka tour bus

Fukuoka Open top bus tour,

three courses for journey

Fukuoka Tower

Japan’s highest coastal tower,

magnificent view from the top

Tochoji Temple

The oldest temple of the

Shingon sect in Japan

 Kushida Shrine

Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival

is held in the shrine 

Kawabata Shopping Arcade

400 m down town street,

100 shops and restaurants

Nakasu

One of the largest entertainment

district in western Japan


 
Schedule

Transfer to Fukuoka

Exploring Fukuoka

Stay at Fukuoka

 

 
 

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8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 

 Where to Explore 

 

Fukuoka → Ibusuki → Satsuma Peninsula → Kagoshima → Osumi Peninsula

Kirishima → Nichinan → Miyazaki → Hyuga → Takachiho → Fukuoka  

 

  

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Day1 Ibusuki  

 

A hot spring resort representing Kyushu, and is located in Kagoshima-prefecture along

the sea at the southernmost end of the Satsuma peninsula.

It is best known for its steaming sand baths along the beach, where bathers in a yukata, 

or Japanese bathrobe

  Sand bath hall, changing room

  shower facilities

  Steam Sand bath facing to

  Kinko Bay

   Enjoy taking Steam Sand

   bath


 

Schedule

Arrive at Fukuoka

Travel to Ibusuki via Hitoyoshi  

Enjoy steam sand bath

Stay at Ibusuki, Western style Hotel, dinner and breakfast included

 


 

Day 2 Satsuma Peninsua

The Satsuma Peninsula which projects south from the southwest part of Kyushu.

To the west lies the East China Sea, while to the east it faces the Osumi Peninsula across

Kagoshima Bay. Near the southern tip of the peninsula is the 924-metre Mount Kaimon

and the hot springs of Ibusuki Hot Spring.

 

Ikeda-ko Lake

 The legendary monster “Isshi” 

purported to live in the lake

Somen Noodel Nagashi

 Serving cold Somen noodle,

 swim in the revloving container

Meiji-gura Shochu Brewery

  Enjoy tasting Shochu at the

  time-honored Brewery

Ryugu Shrine

 A power spot of matchmaking

 and good fortune in love.

Nagasaki-bana Cape

The southernmost point of 

Satsuma peninsula

Nishi-Oyama JR Station

 The southernmost railway

 station in Japan

Samurai Residence

Time back to 200 years ago,

800m long street & residences

Samurai Residence

The beautul gardens at

residence shows the history

Chiran Peace Museum

The museum is located at

former Chiran zero-sen airbase


 

Schedule

Leave hotel in Ibusuki

Ryukyu Shrine and Nagasakibana Cape

Makurazaki Osakana Center and Meijigura Shochu Brewery

Ikeda-ko Lake

Lunch : Somen Noodel Nagashi

Chiran and Chiran Peace Museum

Stay at Kagoshima

 


 

Day 3  Kagoshim & Osumi Peninsula

 

Kagoshima-city is the southernmost major city in Kyushu which can see Sakura-jima Island

which raises the smoke across the Kagoshima Bay. 

Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period as a castle town.

Sengan-en Garden

 The time-honored Japanese

 garden made by Shimazu lord

Shimazu family residence

  Renown Shimazu feudal lord’s

  house in Sengan-en      

Shoko Shuseikan

 

 World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s

  Industrial Revolution        

 Sakurajima

 Still active volcano, the

 dynamic rising white smoke       

Yunohira Observatory

 The highest observatory, 360

 degree panoramic view     

Arimura Lava Observatory

Sata The Oservatory fomed by

  lava with 1km path               

Sata Cape

The southernmost Cape of main

land Japan at 31′ 00″ latitude

Sata Cape

The Cape is home to many

sub-tropical flowers

 

Black Vinegar

The Fukuyama area, home to  

the Japanese black vinegar


 

Schedule

Leave hotel in Kagoshima

Sengan-en Garden and Shoko Shuseikan

Sakurajima Island

Sata Cape

Black Vinegar

Stay at Kirishima Onsen Resort

 


 

Day 4 Kirishima & NichinanMiyazaki 

 

Kirishima

Located in the northeastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima

district of Kirishima Yaku National Park.

 

Kirishima Shrine

Constructed in 1715, at the

Kirishima mountain foot        

Shrine main building

 One of the most beautiful

 Shrine in Kyushu

Kirishima Onsen

 

 High land Onsen Resort at

 the mountain foot of Kirishima


 

Miyazaki & Nichinan 

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

like Aoshima and Toi-misaki Cape.

 

Toi Cape

Wlild horses are living on the

gentle hills at Cape                 

Udo Shrine

 Exciting Shine,  located the cave

of the cliff side,the Pacific Ocean

Obi Castle Ruins

 

 The dynamic Castle,

moss-covered stone walls          

Sun Messe Nichinan

 Japan’s own replica of Moai

 Statues    

Horikiri Pass

60m altitude pass, look down

at view of the Pacific Ocean   

Miyazaki Shrine

 

The oldest and most important

shrine in the Miyazaki-city          


 

Schedule

Leave Hotel in Kirishima Onsen Resort 
 Krishima jingu Shrine   

Toi Cape

Udo Shrine

Obi Castle Ruins

Nichinan Coast, Horikiri Pass ,

Miyazaki Shrine

Stay at Miyazaki, Western style Hotel, breakfast included

 


 

Day 5 Hyuga

 

Hyuga

A bay city, facing the Hyuga nada Sea. The whole area along Hyuga Cape with its many

exposed rocks is designated as the Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park. 

Umagase at the top of Hyuga Cape is a precipitous cliff of pillar-like rock, towering as high as 70m.

 

Hyuga Cape

Dynamic scenic beauty area

facing to Hyuga bay

Cruz Sea

Your Wishes come true

Cruze Sea obsevatory

Cruz Sea

Cross shaped rock, the narrow

terrain eroded by rivers

Umagase

Intricate waterways sandwiched

 between cliffs with 70 m high

Mimitsu

Port town, the atmosphere of

the 19th century is still remained

Hyuga Sun Park

A complex leisure facility with 

Onsen facilities and road stations


 

Schedule

Leave Hotel in Miyazaki

Hyuga Cape : Cruss Sea, Umagase

Mimitsu

Hyuga Sun Park

Transfer to Takachiho

Stay at Takachiho

 


 

Day 6  Takachiho 

 

Takachiho offers dynamic and powerful Takachiho Gorge and birthplace of Japanese mythology

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

brother’s cruel pranks, hid herself in a cave, prompting the other gods and goddesses to try and

lure her out.

 

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.

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.

Amano Iwato Shrine

Legends of Japanese mythology. In the story, Amaterasu, the Shito sun goddess, became so outraged

by her brother’s cruel pranks that she hid herself in a cave, refusing to come out and depriving the

world of her life-giving light. 


 

Schedule

Leave Hotel in Takachiho

Takachiho Gorge

Takachiho Shrine

Amano Iwato Shrine

Transfer to Fukuoka

Stay at Fukuoka

 


 

Day 7  Fukuoka  

 

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.

 

JR Hakata Station

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

Sea Side Momochi

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin

Tenjin

The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

Fukuoka tour bus

Fukuoka Open top bus tour,

three courses for journey

Fukuoka Tower

Japan’s highest coastal tower,

magnificent view from the top

Tochoji Temple

The oldest temple of the

Shingon sect in Japan

 Kushida Shrine

Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival

is held in the shrine 

Kawabata Shopping Arcade

400 m down town street,

100 shops and restaurants

Nakasu

One of the largest entertainment

district in western Japan


 

Highlight

Explore Fukuoka

    There are lot of tourst attaractions, chose from Fukuoka Travel Guide.
    We will recommend the lunch as per your preference.

Dinner : we will recommend for your beat one from lot of choices 
Stay at Fukuoka, western style Hotel, breakfast included

 


 

Day 8  Leave Fukuoka to Home


 

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Exploring Kyushu and Hiroshima itinerary

11 days Kyushu tour

8 days Northern Kyushu tour

8 days Southern Kyushu tour

6 days North-West Kyushu tour

6 days Central Kyushu tour

6 days North-East Kyushu tour

2 days Hiroshima & Miyajima tour

 


 

 

8 days Northern Kyushu tour

 

Where to Explore

 

Fukuoka → Saga → Nagasaki → Unzen → Shimabara → Kumamoto → Aso

Okubungo region → Yufuin → Beppu → Kitakyushu → Fukuoka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Itinerary

 

Day 1  Saga

 

Saga is a prefecture in the northwestern part of Kyushu and is located next to Fukuoka-prefecture.

From Fukuoka-city many places can be traveled in a day.

 

Karatsu Castle

Karatsu Castle is called

Dancing Crane Castle

Yobuko Asaichi

Famous for Squid and Morning Market called Asaichi

  Hado-misaki Cape

Cape of Lovers’ sanctuary,

the heart-shaped monument

Imari

The porcelain town, has 400

years history

 Arita

Arita porcelain, bright, elegant pictures drawn in porcelain. 

Takeo

The Onsen resort, has 1200

years history

Saga

Great contribution to the

Japanese Industrial Revolution

Kashima

Exciting experience, Sake

brewery visiting

Yutoku Inari Shrine

One of the most famous Inari

shrines in Japan


 

Schedule

Arrive at Fukuoka

Karatsu → Yobuko → Imari → Kashima →  Takeo

Stay at Takeo

 


 

Day 2 Nagasaki

 

Became a center of European influences in the 16th century and flourished as a trading

port & center of Christian missionary activities. The detonation for an atomic bomb over Nagasaki 

during the World WarⅡis a dark page in the cities turbulent history. 

Now, however the city has become a center of peace, blessed with beautiful natural scenery and

eclectic mix of historical sites and architecture.

 

Nagaaki Wharf

 Elegant international & domestic

 tourist harbour

Mount Inasa

 Breathtaking panoramic view

 of Nagasaki-city

Mount Inasa

 One of the World’s three

 beautiful night view

Glover Garden

 UNESCO World Heritage, the

 largest number of visitor here 

Peace Park

 Let’s make World Peace and

 everyone’s happiness

Path in Minamiyamate

 Various gift shops, 

 restaurants, Café lined the street

Oura Cathedral

 The most significant Church, 

  Mother Teresa and Pope visited

Dejima

 

 Only the trading port in Japan

 during Natinal isolation              

China Town

 One of the three big China

 town in Japan 


 

Schedule

Transfer to Nagasakio

Peace Park → Ground Zero → Atomic Bomb Museum

Lunch at China Town → Glover Garden  → Oura Cathedral  → Dejima

Stay at Nagasaki

 


 

Day 3  Shimabara and Unzen

 

Shimabara

Located in the Shimabara peninsuka, region spread in the foot of gentle mountain and facing to

calm sea. Shimabara is consist of two cities, Shimabara-city and Minami-Shmabara-city.

Offers various enjoyable things such as Nature, Onsen, Castle town of Shimabara-city,

Hidden Christian history as well as Local Gourmets. 

 

Shimabara

 Nature, Onsen, Castle town,

 Christianity history, Gourmets.

 Shimabara Castle

 Symbol of Shimabar, almost 

 rectangular flatland castle

Samurai Houses

Even now, atmosphere in 18th 

 century is still remained    


 

Unzen 

Unzen is a beautiful highland Onsen Resort in Shimabara peninsula situated Unzen National Park 

The first area to be designated as a National Park in Japan and then the area has been developed

as Onsen Resort for both tourist Japanese and foreigner.

Even now, many tourist from all over the world are visiting here for enjoying Nature.

 

 Unzen

Highland Onsen Resort, different

colour create seasonal beauty

 Nita pass

Magnificent scenery of mountain

foot area & Ariake bay              

 Unzen jigoku

 

White smoke rising from the   

ground over a wide area


 

Schedule

transfer to Shimabara

Shimabara Castle → Samurai Street

Lunch at Shimabara, local cuisine Guzoni

transfer to Unzen

Nita Pass → Unzen jigoku

Stay at Unzen Onsen Resort

 


 

Day 4  Kumamoto

 

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

9 inhabited islands & numerous 

islands floating on a tranquil sea

Amakusa Gokyu / Pearl line

Main islands are connected with

Amakusa Five bridge, Pearl line

World Heritage SIte

Hidden Cristian site of Oe

Cathesral and Sakitsu Village

Tomioka Castle Ruins

The Castle in Amakusa Island

built in 1605

Amakusa Cruise

One of the most exciting

exprience in Amakusa

Amakusa Onsen

There are two Onsen,

Matsushima and Shimoda


 

Kumamoto

 

Situated roughly in the center of Kumamoto Prefecture, is the government and

economic center of the prefecture. From the early 17th century to the end of the 19th century,

Kumamoto was prosperous as a castle town.

 

 Kumamoto

The third most populous city in

Kyushu, called city of the forest

Kumamoto Castle

 One of Japan’s three great

 Castle, built in 1600

After the Earthquake

Under restoration work, can be 

visited from the outside

Suizenji-koen Park  Imitated the beautiful scenery 

 of Japan

Shimo-tori Shopping street 

The biggest shopping district in

Kumamoto-prefecture

Street Tram

Main destinations are connected

from JR Kumamoto Station


 

Schedule

transfer from Shmabara to Amakusa by a ferry boat

Explore Amakusa

transfer to Kumamoto

Explore Kumamoto ; Castle, Suizenji-koen Park

Stay at Kumamoto

 


 

Day 5  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.

 

Aso

Enjoy numerous unforgettable

experiences in the rural area

Daikanbo

The perfect spot view of Aso

region, Caldera & Mount Aso 

Kusaseri-ga-hama

The beautiful prairie of 785,000

square meter in the crater 

Mount Aso

The largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world. Its peak is 1592 m above sea

level. Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km across east to west.

  Mt. Aso, around the Crater 

   Look down the Crater

   Nakadake Crater

Aso Shrine

One of the oldest and most

prominent shrines in Japan

Kurokawa Onsen

The best places to enjoy the

atmosphere of real Japan

Nabegataki Waterfalls

Very unique waterfalls, can be

climbed behind the falls


 

Schedule

Explore Aso :  Daikanbo, Kusasenri-ga-hama, Mt. Aso, Aso shrine 
Local cuisine can be enjoyed at Ryokan’s dinner

Stay at Kurokawa Onsen

 


 

Day 6 Yufuin and Beppu  via  Okubungo region

 

Okubungo region

The region is on the way to Yufuin and Beppu from Aso, the travelling route can be proposed

as per your preference.

The area is a nature-blessed region at Ono River basin, and the northern part is surrounded by

Aso & Kuju Mountains

 

Kuju

A magnificent and beautiful

scenery of Kuju plateau

 Handa kogen Plateau

 Yamanami Highway, best

driving route enjoy Nature     

Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi

Japan’s longest pedestrian

suspension bridge, world’s 2nd 


 

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. 

 

Mount Yufu

 Gentle mount Yufu can be seen

 graceful Onsen Resort

Yufuin Station Street

 In front of JR Yufuin Station
 a elegant street appear

Yunotsubo Avenue

 70 shops, gift shops, galleries

curiosity items shops, cafes   

Shitan-yu

The old public outdoor mixed

bath with a thatched

Kinrinko lake

The landmark in Yufuin, hot

water gushes from the bottom 

Yufuin Floral Village

Reproduced the townscape of

the Cotswold region in England


 

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

Japan’s largest hot water yield

Onsen facing to Bappu bay

 Myoban Onsen

The highest place Onsen district,

many old style public bathes

 Kannawa Onsen

 One of the most popular Onsen

 district in Beppu

 Hell tour

collection of hot spring,the water

bubbles forth from underground

Foot bath

Bathing can be enjoy without 

take all clothing off

Mount Takasaki

 About 1700 wild Japanese

monkey are living


Schedule

Transfer to Yufuin via Okubungo region

Exloring Yufuin

Trensfer to Beppu

Beppu Hell tour → enjoy foot bath

Stay at Beppu

 


 

Day 7 Kitakyushu

 
Kitakyushu is the Industrial Innovation city with many different fascinating feature.  

The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature. 

Kitakyushu offers amazing possibilities for tourism and travel with a combination of spectacular

scenery, rich cultural experiences as well as learning possibilities through Study tours based on

the environmental and industrial themes.

 

Kokura Castle

Kitakyushu’s land mark, walking

distance of Kokura Stations

 Uomachi Shopping arcade

Down town shopping street,

various shops, restaurants, bars

 Hiraodai Karst Plateau

One of the three largest karst

plateau in Japan 

 Kanmon-kyo Bridge

The suspended bridge crossing

the Kanmon Straits

 Mojiko Retro

The exotic district, former trading

port coal and other products

 Kanmon Pedstrian Tunnel

Only the place in the world,
can be crossed the strait on foot

 World Heritage

Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial

Revolution

 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making

Industry in Japan 

Mount Sarakura

The most dynamic night view

in the world


 

 

Schedule

transfer to Kitakyushu

Mt, Sarakura

Kukura Castle → lunch at Kokura

Mjiko Retro and Kanmo Strait

Stay at Kitakyushu

 


 

Day 8   Fukuoka

 

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.

 

JR Hakata Station

The largest and busiest JR train

station in Kyushu

Sea Side Momochi

The water-front resort area JR

Hakata Station and Tenjin

Tenjin

The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

Fukuoka tour bus

Fukuoka Open top bus tour,

three courses for journey

Fukuoka Tower

Japan’s highest coastal tower, magnificent view from the top

Tochoji Temple

The oldest temple of the

Shingon sect in Japan

 Kushida Shrine

Hakata Gion Yamagasa Festival

is held in the shrine 

Kawabata Shopping Arcade

400 m down town street,

100 shops and restaurants

Nakasu

One of the largest entertainment district in western Japan


 

Schedule

transfer to Fukuoka

Exploring Fukuoka

Stay at Fukuoka

 


 

Make an Enquiry  

 

Please send your enquiry 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.  ☎ +81-93-521-8897

 


 

 

 

 

Study tour & field trip to Kyushu

 

We are the specialist of Study Tour

Kyushu offers a various things for study tour, field trip, educational tour and Company

inspection tour.

Especially, Kitakyushu-city including the whole of Fukuoka-prefecture and Nagasaki-city

and surrounding area are the best places for Study tour.

 


 

Reasons of Kitakyushu-city

 

1. Industrial Features

Japanese industry at the end of 19th century was 200years behind. After Mathew C Perry came

to Japan in 1853, Japan’s industrial Revolution was started. Since Japan’s modern Steel Industry

operation commenced In 1901 in Kitakyushu, Japan became the world’s leading industrialized

country in only 100 years

 

・Birthplace of Japanese modern steel industry

・Various Industries in Japan were born here follow the Steel industry

・Many Environmental tecnologies have been developed after experienced serious environmental

    pollution problem

・World leading Waste treatment, Recycling and Water teatment buisinesses have created here

・Selected the Environmental Future City and the Model City for Green Growth in Asia by OECD

 

2. Geographical Features

The city is blessed with spectacular & stunning natural feature and have One National Park

(Seto Inland Sea) and two Quasi-National Parks (Genkai and Kitakyushu).

Those Nature offer the Geographical and Science educational study.

 

3 Economical and Political Features

・Cabinet designated city with 940,000 population

・Japan’s most advanced Active Aging city

 


 

Reasons of Nagasaki-city

 

Only the trading port open gateway to Europe during Japan’s self-imposed isolation of Edo period

・Hidden Christian site, the Christian faith continued even during the ban on Christianity 

・Greatly contributed Japan’s Industrial developement for Ship building and Coal mining Industies

The Atomic Bomb was dropped in1945, and the Mayor of Nagasaki makes the “Nagasaki peace

    declaration” for the whole world on August 9 every year.

 

 


 

What to learn

 

We offer a various themes of Study tours, by providing the following Resources, Natures,

Humman’s history and other required things including lectures.

 


 

Industry / company and facility inspection

 

Manufacturing

Power generation

Steel industry, Robot, toilet

Auto mobile, Power generation

Environment, Waste

treatment, & Recycling 

Eco town, Waste treatment company & facility, Recycling company

Water treatment

     

Hiagari Sewage Water treatment,

Water Plaza

 


 
STEM Education field

Kyushu provide a various Educational fields for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering

and Mathematics) as well as Japanese Culture, World peace and History of Christianity

 

Museums

Learn Science, Environment,

Nature, Industry, various history

Architectures

Various unique architectures

designed by renowned designers

Industrial Heritages

Related to Steel industry

included World Heritage


 
 

 
Our services
 
Providing the Study tour plan

The visiting company and places are suggested in accordance with theme of learning.
And the plan and schedule is decided by discussing with Customer.

 Arrangement the tour

・Inspection of the company and technical facility
・Visiting the university and school

Visiting Municilal and Local goverment including Residents’ Association
・Provide the lectures to respond the questions and requirements

・Organize a interpreter

・the accommodation and transportation                                      

 


 

Make an Enquiry 

 

Please send your enquiry 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.  ☎ +81-93-521-8897

 


 

Kyushu Tours

Kyushu is the destination like a Treasure Chest of Japan

 

Japan KYUSHU Tourist has prepared various Tours and welcome your visit to Kyushu.

We are offering Tailor-made tour exclusively for you.

Your own tour can be planned based on your purpose and interest of journey.   

 


 

Exploring Kyushu Tours

11 days 

Kyushu

8 days

Northern Kyushu

8 days

Southern Kyushu

 

The itinerary is covered featured

destinations and must see

places throughout Kyushu

 

Saga, Nagasaki, Shimabara,

Unzen, Kumamoto, Aso,

Yufuin, Beppu, Kitakyushu

 

Kagoshima, Chiran, Ibusuki, Satsuma peninsula, Nichinan Miyazaki, Huga, Takachiho


 

6 days

North-West Kyushu

7 days 

Central Kyushu

 

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

 

Amakusa, Kumamoto, Aso, Kurokawa, Takachiho, 

Okugungo, Chikugo, Fukuoka

 

Asakura, Ukiha, Okubungo, 

Yufuin, Beppu, Usa, Kunisaki

Peninsuka, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka


 

 One-day Tours from Fukuoka-city

 

Munakata region tour 

Chikugo region tour

Yanagawa & Dazaifu tour

 

World Heritage, the Sacred

Island Okinoshiam and

Associated site in the

Munakata Region

 

Agricultural industries spreading

in the Kyushu’s largest 

Chikugo plain; beautiful rural

landscape, fruit picking, Sake

brewery, Onsen

 

 

Yanagawa is Castle town with beautiful canal facing to Ariake

bay.    

Dazaifu is the town of Cool

Japan, has 1300 years history


 

Itoshima tour

Nagasaki tour

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch

 

A Resort town with beautiful

dynamic Genkai Sea; seafood

gourmet, rural landscape,

local products shopping,

Sake brewery are offered 

 

International city centred on

beautiful Nagasaki harbour

greatly contributed to Japan’s modernization since Dejima

was established

 

 

The town surrounded azure sea with breathtaking 99 islands

scenery, and beautiful theme 

park Huis Ten Bosch 

 


 

Saga tour

Usa & Kunisaki peninsula 

2days Hiroshima & Miyajima

 

Northwestern part of Kyushu ;

filming locations, historical

places, porcelains, Onsen,

local cuisines

 

 

Tranquil country side spreading around the Japan’s most

beautiful Usa Shrine

 

 

Southwestern part of Honshu Island, face to the Seto Inland

Sea, it has two World Heritages


 

Fukuoka & Kitakyushu Tours

 

Fukuoka one-day tour  

Kitakyushu one-day tour

Industrial Heritage tour

 

The biggest city in Kyushu and

has a long history as commercial

town and castle town.

 

World leading Environmental

Future city, and blessed with 

spectacular & stunning nature 

 

 

Kitakyushu has many Industry Modernization Heritages

 


 

Study Tour

Hidden Christin’s History

Study tour in Kitakyushu

Japan’s KAIZEN Strategy

 

 

Registered on Wlorld Heritage

To learn the Christian faith continued even during the ban

on Christianity

 

Kitakyushu-city is the best place

for the Study tour. Various things

can be learn including state-

of-art technologies.

 

 

KAIZEN is one of the most important key word for modernization & world leading industries.


 

Japan’s Industrial modernization

Environmental

technologies

Recycling & Waste treatment technologies

 

Japan became the world’s

leading industrialized country

in only 100 years.

 

Kitakyushu is offering

various Environmental

technologies

 

Kitakyushu  plays the role of

the driving force in creating a

recycling-oriented society 

 


 

Featured Destinations map

Note

  Red letters indicates Prefecture

  Black letters indicates Destinations

 

 

Tour condition

Start & end of the tour is Fukuoka-city

 

English speaking guide 

Local experienced and knowledgeable

guide escorts the tour

 

Chartered vehicle is utilizes

Jumbo taxi or bus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Make an Enquiry 

 

Please send your enquiry 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.  ☎ +81-93-521-8897

 


 

Our Services

Tailor-made tour

Self-guided tour

Study tour

Golf tour

Tour guide

Japanese Cultural experience

 


 

 

Kyushu Travel Guide

 

Kyushu is the destination like a Treasure Chest of Japan

 

We have prepared tourist information as per our own investigation by visiting each destinations,

tourist attractions, restaurants, shops, facilities and other places.

Featured tourist destinations as well as numerous hidden gems shown by photos which are

taken by us.

 

And the information are always being updated.

Thank you for visitiing our Kyushu Travel Guide site.

 


 

Prefecture map

 

Japan’s southernmost Kyushu Island consists of seven prefectures shown on the map

 

Red letter indicate prefecture

Black letter indicate destination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Fukuoka-prefecture    

Fukuoka-city

Kitakyushu-city

Dazaifu

 

 

The biggest city in Kyushu and

has a long history as commercial

town and castle town

 

World leading Environmental

Future city, and blessed with 

spectacular & stunning nature 

 

The town of Cool Japan, has

1300 years history since

Dazaifu Shrine constructed


 

Itosima

Yanagawa

Chikugo region

 

A Resort town with beautiful

dynamic Genkai Sea; seafood

gourmet, rural landscape,

local products shopping,

Sake brewery are offered 

 

Former Castle town with

beautiful canal, facing to Ariake

bay; Canal boat cruise, local

cuisines (eel & seafood) , Sake

brewery can be enjoyed

 

Agricultural industries spreading

in the Kyushu’s largest 

Chikugo plain; beautiful rural

landscape, fruit picking, Sake

brewery, Onsen


 

Fukuoka-prefecture Saga-prefecture  

Munakata region

Saga-city

Karatsu & Yobuko 

 

 

World Heritage, the Sacred

Island Okinoshiam &

Associated site in the

Munakata Region

 

Known as the plece where it

has made a great contribution

to the Japanese Industrial

Revolution

 

Karatsu was prospered from

ancient times as an important

trading port, Yobuko famous for fresh squid cuisines


 

Saga-prefecture   Nagasaki-prefecture

Takeo & Arita & Imari

Kashima 

Nagasaki-city

 

Takeo is a Onsen resort with

1300years history, Arita is the

birthplace of Japan’s porcelain

with 400years history, Imari is

also porcelain town

 

Southern part of Saga, facing

to Ariake bay, Yutoku Inari

Shrine is one of the most

famous Inari shrine in Japan

 

International city centred on

beautiful Nagasaki harbour

greatly contributed to Japan’s modernization since Dejima

was established


 

Nagasaki-prefecture

Unzen

Shimabara 

Sasebo & Huis Ten Bosch

 

Originally developed as Onsen Resort for foreigner in the

Japan’s 1st designate National

Park Unzen

 

Castle town blessed with

nature, facing Ariake Bay in the

east and mountain foot of Unzen

 

 

The town surrounded azure sea with breathtaking 99 islands

scenery, and beautiful theme 

park Huis Ten Bosch 


 

Oita-prefecture

Beppu

Yufuin

Kunisaki peninsula

 

Japan’s most popular Onsen

Resort, the exciting Hell tour

is recommended

 

Graceful Onsen Resort located 

in the Yufu basin surrounded by

Mount Yufu and Tsurumi

 

Rural area centered on mount

Futago; pilgrimage, trekking,

onsen, local cuisines


 

Usa & Ajimu

Nakatsu & Yabakei

Okubungo region

 

Tranquil country side spreading around the Japan’s most

beautiful Usa Shrine

 

Nakatsu is a Castle town,

Yabakei offers dynamic rock formations at the valleys along Yamakuni River

 

Nature-blessed region at Ono

River basin, the northern part

is surrounded by Aso & Kuju Mountains


 

Kumamoto-prefecture

Kumamoto-city Aso  

Kurokawa Onsen 

 

 

Powerful Castle town

represented by Kumamoto

Castle and Suizenji Park

 

Magnificent & dynamic scenic

beauty areas spreading in the

World’s largest Caldera

 

The best Onsen Resort feel

Japan’s fascinating old town

atmospher


Amakusa

Hitoyoshi

Minamata

 

Amakusa is an archipelago

located west side of Kumamoto, beautiful landscape, seafood & local delicacis, marine activities

 

Castle town along rapid stream

Kuma river, Onsen resort, river

boat riding, steam locomotive, limestone cave

 

West coast of Kyushu and

faces Amakusa islands;

beautiful landscape,

sea food, Onsen resorts 


 

Miyazaki-prefecture    

Takachiho

Hyuga 

Miyazaki & Nichinan

 

Dynamic Takachiho Gorge

and the birthplace of Japanese

mythology, Amano Iwato shrine

the birthplace of Kagura,

Takachiho shrine

 

Spectacle art collection of

exposed Rocks created by

raging wave of Hyuga Sea,

Japanese traditional fishery

port Mimitsu

 

Facing to Pacific Ocean, offers beautiful subtropical region;

Ocean Resorts, wild animal,

historical places, beautiful landscape


 

Kagoshima-prefecture

Kagoshima &

Osumi peninsula

Ibusuki & Satsuma

peninsula

Chiran

 

the southernmost major city

Kagoshima, dynamic nature

spreading around Sakurajima

 

One of the most popular Onsen

resort in Japan, located in

southern most of Kyushu

 

Called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, offer a fine collection

of Samurai houses and gardens

 


 

Kagoshima-prefecture Yamaguchi-pefecture Hiroshima-prefecture

Kirishima

Shimonoseki

Hiroshima

 

The highland Resort located

in the mountain foot of

Kirishima, mythological village

 

The southwestern tip of Honshu island, connected with Kyushu Island across the Kanmon Strait

 

Southwestern part of Honshu Island, face to the Seto Inland

Sea, it has two World Heritages

 

Hidden Christian History tour

 

Congratulations on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site registration

Japan’s unique practice of the Christian faith continued even during the ban on Christianity

 

Hidden Christian Site in Nagasaki Regions bear unique testimony to the tradition of people and

their communities who secretly transmitted their faith in Christianity while surviving in the midst

of the conventional society and its religions during the time of prohibition.

This tour introduce the history of Hidden Christian in Nagasaki Region while taking the World Heritages

and related sites of Nagasaki-city, Shimabara and Unzen.

 


 

Tour condition

・Start and end place of the tour : Fukuoka-city

・Places to be visited : Nagasakicity, Shimabara and Unzen

・Duration : 2 nights and 3 days

・Transportation : Chartered vehicle

・English speaking guide

 


 

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Fukuoka-city and transfer to Nasgasaki-city

Sotome area → Martyrdom of 26 Saints of JapanOura Cathedral → Glover Garden → Mt. Inasa

Stay at Nagasaki

 

Day 2

Peace Park → Ground Zero  → Urakami Cathedral

Transfer to Unzen

Nita Pass → Unzen Jigoku

Stay at Unzen

 

Day 3

Transfer to Minami Shimabara

Harajo Castle ruins ;  Battle field of Shimabara Rebellion

Shimabara Castle

Transfer to Fukuoka-city

Arriva at Fuuoka-city

 


 

Where to visit

Day 1

 

Sotome area Hidden Christian Site  / UNESCO World Heritage 

When he discovered the underground Christians, Petitjean realized that there were many other

Christians hiding in the Sotome region.

He appointed de Rotz as the parish priest of the Shitsu and Kurosaki districts.        

  Shitsu Church

  Former Shitsu Aid Centre

  The Statue of Mary


 

 

Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan

On February 5, 1597, Paulo Miki and 25 others were crucified for their belief in God on order of
Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The martyrs including four Spaniards, one from Goa, India, one Mexican and 
20 Japanese demonstrated their spiritual unity despite differences in races, ages and professions.
By putting them to death, Hideyoshi threatened people, saying I hereby ban Christianity”. 
Responded the martyrs’ chant “All people, bless God!  Death and life, liberty and persecution
and Dictators and the people confronted on Nishizaka Hill. 

Nishizaka hill, the site of

Martyrdom in 1597

The martyrs said that 

” All people, bless God ! ”  

The 26 Japanese martyrs have 

been canonized in 1862


 

Oura Cathedral   / UNESCO World Heritage

Basilica of Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan

Built in 1865 under the supervision of the French priest Bernard Petitjean.

It was designated as a National Treasure in 1933 for its value as Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral.

Entrance gate of Oura

Cathedral

Japan’s oldest Gothic-style

Cathedral building

Statue of Mary, at entrance of

Cathedral, installed in 1867

 

 

Glover Garden  / UNESCO World Heritage

The garden takes its name from Thomas Glover, his arms-importing operations played 
an important part in the Meiji Restoration, he built the first train line in Japan and he even

helped establish the first modern Mitsubishi ship yard.

Tomas Glover Residence,

World Heritage

Former Mitsubishi second

dock house

Overlooking of Nagasaki

harbour

 


 

Mount Inasa

It is a 333 meter high mountain in close distance to JR Nagasaki Station. The summit can be reached

by ropeway or car and offers great views over the city. And also, the magnificent night views from

Mount Inasa are ranked among Japan’s three best night views.

 Veiw from Nagasaki harbor

 View from the Summit 

  World’s three great night veiw 


 
Day 2
 

Established in 1955 near the Ground Zero where the Atomic Bomb was dropped 

at 11:02 am on Aug. 09, 1945.

Peace Memorial Ceremony is held in front of the statue on August 9 every year and

the Mayor of Nagasaki makes the “Nagasaki peace declaration” for the whole world.

Peace Statue

Completed in 1955, ten years

after the atomic bombing

Peace Fountain

Reminds the tragic scene unfolded shortly after the

dropped Atomic Bomb

Ground Zero

The Atomic bomb exploded

about 500m over the central monument               


 

Unzen, Nita Pass

Unzen is a beautiful mountain and Onsen resort, and was the first area to be designated as   

a National Park in Japan.

At any time of the year the natural scenery of Nita-toge Pass in Unzen is magnificent.

Azaleas, green leaves, brilliant autumnal tints of maples and silver frost represent each

season of the year.

 

        Entrance to Nita pass

         Nita pass Observetory

  Rope way to Myoken mountain


 

Means Hell, is the number one attraction of Unzen with a peculiar smell of sulfur emitted from

the springs, and with white smoke rising from the ground over a wide area.

Unfortunately, this was once put into reality nearly 350 years ago during the time of religious

persecution in Japan.  30 Japanese Christians, failing to renounce their faith met  their death here in

the scalding spring of Jigoku.

Smoke rising from the ground

over a wide area

Martyrdom site of Christians

The Cross written the name of

six martyrs


 

 

Day 3

Harajo Castle ruins

The Battle field of Shimabara Rebellion which was a peasant uprising agaist bakufu’s persecution of

Christians under the leadership of Amakusa Shiro in 1637.  Christian farmers rose in a riot due to their

grievance about the oppression by Matsukura Shigemasa. The Shogunate regarded this riot as Christian

rebellion and sent its punitive force, therefore locked themselves in the castle and with their leader

Amakusa Shiro Tokisada fought against the Shogunate. On February 27, 1638, he died in battle.

The following day, the castle fell. 37,000 Christians including women and children died a violent death. 

1637.

Entrance to Harajo Castle

Ruins

Battle field of Shimabara

Rebellion

The Statue of Amakusa Shiro

 

 

Shimabara Castle

The castle was built in 1625 by the feudal load Matsukura Shigemasawho was regarded as a master of

castle building. The castle, which took 7 years to complete, is also known as “Moritake Castle”.

It was an almost rectangular flatland castle built in the Renkaku-style.

Donjon of Shimabara Castle

Moat of the Castle planted lotus

Great stone wall of moat


 

Samurai Houses & Samurai street

Samurai was a term for the military nobility in pre-industrial Japan.

The Samurai houses in Shimabara along the old Samurai street nearby Shimabara Castle

were built in 18th century.

Samurai street

Samurai house

Japanese garden


 

Make an Enquiry

 

Please send your enquiry 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.  ☎ +81-93-521-8897

 


Fukuoka one-day tour

 

Let’s meet real Japan in Fukuoka !

 

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

as important district to Asian Continent for many years. 

For this tour, we take you to historical places and local traditional areas for introducing

the real Japan.

Tour condition 

・Start and end of the tour is to be Fukuoka-city.   
・English speaking guide introduce a lot of hidden Cool Japan
・Chartered vehicle is used

 


 

Where to explore
 

Kushida Shrine

The most exciting summer festival in Kyushu, Hakata Gion Yamagasa is held in the shrine

in July. The tall Kazari Yamakasa, a luxuriously decorated float, is always displayed. 

The float was constructed without using even a single nail


 

Hakata Machiya Furusatokan

It is a folk museum depicts the life and culture of Hakata Fukuoka. Exhibition hall, many faces 

and facets of the Hakata way of life can be found, Machiya hall, is a superb example of traditional

architecture and has been moved here and restored to provide a glimpse into  the past.


 

Tochoji Temple

The Temple was founded in 806 by Kobo-daishi Kukai and it is the oldest temple of the Shingon

sect in Japan that  Kobo-daishi set up. The Fukuoka Daibutsu called Great Buddha of Fukuoka

completed in 1993 stands 10.8 meters tall and is the largest seated wooden image of Buddha in Japan.

     

 

Kawabata-dori Shopping Street

Japanese traditinal Shopping Street where you can find a lot of Cool Japan.

Enjoy lunch, Halata Ramen at the birth place of Nagahama Ramen

   

 

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Fukuoka castle, was built in 1601.  Part of stone wall and canal, and the Tamon tower are still

left intact as they were back then. There is also a nice view of the city from the former main

Parts of the castle’s former moats were used to construct nearby Ohori koen Park.

     

 

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.


 

Itinerary

 

9:00 depart at the Hotel in Fukuoka-city

Kushida Shrine

Hakata Machiya Furusatokan

Tochoji temple

Exploring Kawabata-dori Shopping Street and lunch at birth place of Nagahama Ramen

Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Yusentei Garden, enjoy tea ceremony

16:00 disband at the Hotel in Fukuoka-city

 


 

Custmized tour

Another tourist destinations, shopping places and lunch places  are combined for making

your custmized tour.

 


 

Make an Enquiry

 

Please send your inquiry by selecting the Inquiry 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.  ☎ +81-93-521-8897

 

英語を学びながら巡る! 北九州が世界遺産バスツアー 3月24日

 

欧米から約200年遅れていた日本の産業。                                  English   ツアーのお申込み 

1853年のペリー来航を機に、日本の産業革命が各地で始まった。

そして、1901年に近代製鉄が操業を開始し、北九州を中心に日本の産業近代化が行われ

わずか100年で世界一の工業立国となった。

その急速な産業発展が世界に認められ、明治日本の産業革命遺産が世界遺産に登録された。

 

  

  世界遺産・旧本事務所       河内貯水池      北九州エコタウン

 

このツアーでは、どのようにして北九州で産業近代化が行われ、環境未来都市になったのかを

北九州の歩みを辿りながら紹介します。

 

・英語と日本語の2か国語で紹介します。

・英語のネイティブスピーカーも同行します。

 

●案内するところ

①日本の近代製鉄が産声をあげた、世界遺産がある東田地区

②世界遺産登録の決定的な引き金となった河内貯水池

③世界の環境をリードするエコタウン&次世代エネルギーパーク

 

●ツアーの基本条件

・日  程   3月24日(土)  申込〆切3月14日(水)

・参加人数 Max40名 (最少25名)

・交通手段 貸切バス

・料 金  4,500円(資料代含む)

・ガイド  ジャパン九州ツーリスト株式会社 近藤 政一(英語と日本語で案内)

 

●受付・集合

・時 間  9:00 ~9:20

・場 所 JR小倉駅新幹線口団体バス駐車場

 

●行 程

 

・9:30   JR小倉駅新幹線口 団体バス駐車場出発

    ===小倉北IC 都市高速 →大谷IC

           (車窓から世界遺産 修繕工場、鍛冶工場、旧本事務所見学)→ 枝光IC ===             

・9:50  北九州イノベーションギャラリー

・10:20 東田第一高炉

・10:50 世界遺産・旧本事務所(英語の世界遺産DVD放映)

・11:20 八幡泊地

・11:45 イオン東田店で昼食(各自・自由食;料金は自己負担)

・13:30 河内貯水池、妻恋の碑、南河内橋

・15:00 北九州エコタウンセンター(英語のエコタウン事業DVD放映)

・15:30  次世代エネルギーパーク(風力発電、太陽光発電)

・16:30 JR小倉駅新幹線口解散

 

 


 

ツアーガイド 近藤 政一 英語と日本語の2ヶ国語で案内します

前職の経歴 : 旧新日鐵のエンジニア (機械)

製鉄設備の建設部門に勤務。1995年から海外プロジェクト担当し、欧米の

会社と競合しながら、海外現地でプロジェクト管理(設計・製作・工事)

に従事した。滞在した国は、アルゼンチン、ブラジル、フィンランド、

イタリア、アメリカ、南アフリカで、業務は全て英語で行った。

 

 

 


 

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