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Kyushu Travel Guide

6 days North-West Kyushu tour


 Where to Explore  


Saga (Karatsu, Yobuko, Imari, Kashima, Takeo) → Nagsaki  → Shimabara  

Unzen  →   Yanagawa → Kitakyushu  → Fukuoka 











 Day 1   Saga-prefecture
A prefecture in the northwestern part of Kyushu and is located next to Fukuoka-prefecture.

Consist of Karatsu & Yobuko, Imari, Arita, Kashima, Takeo and Saga.


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


The porcelain town, has 400

years history


Arita porcelain, bright, elegant

pictures drawn in porcelain. 


The Onsen resort, has 1200

years history


Great contribution to the

Japanese Industrial Revolution


Exciting experience, Sake

brewery visiting

Yutoku Inari Shrine

One of the most famous Inari

shrines in Japan



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



 Only the trading port in Japan

 during Natinal isolation           

China Town

 One of the three big China

 town in Japan 



Travel to Nagasaki
Explore Nagasaki : 
Nagasaki Peace Park, Glover Garden, Oura Cathedral , Dejima

Nagasaki Night view, one of the world’s three greatest night views

Stay at Nagasaki : Western style Hotel  

Local cuisine can be enjoyed


 Day 3  Shimabara & Unzen 


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. 


 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 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.


Highland Onsen Resort,

seasonal colour makes beauty

 Nita pass

Magnificent scenery of mountain

foot area & Ariake bay              

 Unzen jigoku

White smoke rising from the

ground over a wide area



Travel to Shimabara 
Explore Shimabara : Shimabara Castle Samurai houses, Samurai Street  

Lunch at Shimabara : local cuisine ( Rokube, Guzoni)

Travel to Unzen 

Explore Unzen Nita-toge Pass, Unzen jigoku, Mt. Fugen

Stay at Unzen : Japanese style accommodation Ryokan, Local cuisine can be enjoyed  



 Day 4  Yanagawa


The estuary town facing the Ariake Sea; Canal boat cruise can be enjoyed while

experience the atmospheres of castle town. Surprisingly, 60km lengh canal in total was

constructed in the town of Yanagawa and the Yanagawa prospered as a castle town because

the canals were used for the moats, which was the protection of enemy during Edo period.


The heart of Yanagawa

Beautiful canal town

Canal boat cruise

A boat called Donkobune,

slowly go down the river

Canal boat cruise

Skillfully maneuvered by a

boatman with bamboo pole.


Built in 1697 as the villa of the 

Lord Tachibana Akitora

Shotoen Garden

Listed on the National Scenic



Built as the guest house of Tachibana family in 1910

Sagemon Festival

The festival is held from

February 11 through April 3

Local delicacies

Serve the sea foods using local

delicacies of Ariake Bay

Steamed  Eel

The Steamed Eel is Yanagawa’s representative dish


Travel to Yanagawa, using a highway
Explore Yanagawa 
Canal boat cruiseOhana Shotoen Garden,  

Lunch at Yanagawa Unagi (eel ) cuisine or seafood of Ariake sea 
Travel to Kitakyushu, using a highway ( 2hours) 

Enjoy local dinner in Kitakyushu, the food stall at Tanga Market 

Stay at Kitakyushu : Western style Hotel


 Day  5    Kitakyushu-city


The Industrial Innovation city with many different fascinating 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


 Higashida district

The birth place of Steel making

Industry in Japan 

Mount Sarakura

The most dynamic night view

in the world



Explore  Kitakyushu : Kokura Caltle, Mojiko-retro, Konamon Pedstrian tunnelHigashida,  Mt. Sarakura  

Industrial tour can be arranged as an alternative

   TOYOTA, TOTO,  Yaskawa Electric,   Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal

Travel to Fukuoka, using a highway

Any kind of local cuisines can be enjoyed

Stay at Fukuoka : Western style Hotel 


 Day 6    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 hub 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


The biggest shopping district

in Kyushu 

Fukuoka City 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


One of the largest entertainment

district in western Japan

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2. Proposal

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・Basic suggested itinerary will be provided.


3. Clarifications

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 transportation, visiting placed, meals and other excursions, in order to meet your requirements

 and budget.


4. Final proposal

 The quotation and itinerary are provided based on the Clarification.


5. Make an agreement 

 The agreement for proceeding the customized tour is conducted.


6. Enjoy the customized journey 

  All the arrangement are made as per the agreement and operated the tour in

  accordance with the plan


Price of the tour

The price is customized based on travel date, number of participants, hotel choices,

transportations, and other custom preferences.




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