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Kyushu Travel Guide

6 days North-West Kyushu tour


This tour explores North-West Kyushu and visit a lot of featured tourist places in

Saga-prefecture, Nagasaki–prefecture  and Fukuoka-prefecture


Where to Explore  


Fukuoka-city  → Saga  ( Karatsu & Yobuko, Imari, Kashima,Takeo) → Nagasaki

Shimabara   → Unzen  →   Yanagawa → Kitakyushu-city  → Fukuoka-city



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

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

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

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

    with you by a communication tool such as WhatsApp.



Travelling route 












Our consideration on the private tour 


For enjoyable journey, the itinerary is to be planned in accordance with your own

pace and considering a physical conditions as well.

Travelling route: Driving from destination to destination is a part of travel, so the best route is

 to be selected where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery

Local cuisines and special gurmet are to be included

Shoppings are included on the travelling route ;  local market and Michino-eki for local

    specialties and fruits etc.



What and where to enjoy

The following contents can be included as per your preference.

Unique expeiences are to be included as per the request such as ;

 Gunkan-jima island Cruise, Japan’s three major night view of Nagasaki and Kitakyushu

   Sake brewery, Yanagawa Canal boat Cruise

Beautiful Nature ; Shimabara, Unzen, Kitakyushu-city

Onsen experience: Takeo, Shimabara, Unzen, Obama

UNESCO World Heritage /  Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution: Kitakyushu, Saga, Nagasaki

UNESCO World Heritage / Hidden Chiristian sites: Nagasaki, Shimabara, Unzen

Japanese Cultural Historical sites : Karatsu, Saga, Nagasaki, Shimabara, Kitakyushu-city



Day 1   Saga-prefecture

Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Karatsu and visit Karatsu Castle

Transfer to Yobusko

Lunch at Yobuko : local speciality freash Squid

Transfer to Imari  and visit Okawachiyama porcelain district

Transfer to Takeo 

Exploring Takeo

   Romon Gate  →  Great Camphor tree at Takeo ShrineMifuneyama-rakuen Garden 

Stay at Takeo , Japanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

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


Saga-city, Arita , Kashima and Yutoku Inari Shrine are also selected as alternative route



Where to explore


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

The north side faces Genkai Quasi-National Park with scenic coast line.

In the south, the Saga plain that is adjacent to Ariake Sea is spreading.


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

Day 2  Nagasaki 
Leave Hotel in Takeo

Transfer to Nagasaki

Exploring Nagasaki

  Atomic Bomb Museum  → Ground Zero → Peace Park including Peace Fountain & Peace Statue   

Lunch at China Town  or  Nagaaki Wharf

Exploring Nagasaki

  Oura Cathedral  → Glover Garden  → Dejima

Night view of  Mount Inasa

Stay at  Nagasaki ,  Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner around JR Nagasaki station, local speciality Cuisines  


Where to explore

The city have many oversea countries cultures and also the significant Japanese histories

like no other areas. In addition to above features, the geographical conditions are creating

fascinating tourism and now many tourists are visiting here.

Historical features   The following had exprienced in Nagasaki

Natioanl isolation in Japan, Hidden Christian, Japan’s Industry modernization and Atomic bomb


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 

Day 3  Shimabara & Unzen 

Leave Hotel in Nagasaki

Transfer to Shimabara 

Exploring  Shimabara 

Shimabara Castle  →  Samuraihouses  → Samurai Street  

Lunch at  Shimabara, local cuisine in Shimabara ;  Guzoni or Rokubei

Transfer to Unzen

Exploring Unzen

Nita Pass  → Unzen jigoku

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

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


Where to explore


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


Day 4  Yanagawa


Leave Hotel in Unzen

Transfer to Yanagawa
Exploring  Yanagawa 

Canal boat cruise  →  Ohana Shotoen Garden  

Lunch at Yanagawa  : Unagi (eel ) cuisine  or seafood of Ariake sea 
Trasfer to Kitakyushu 

Mount Sarakura : enjoy night vuewThree Major Night View of Japan

Stay at Kitakyushu : Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Tanga Market  : the traditional local food stall 



Where to explore



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

Day  5    Kitakyushu-city

Leave Hotel in Kitakyushu-city

Visit Higashida district

  UNESCO World HeritageFirst Head Office  → Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace

Visit Kukura Castle 

Lunch at Kokura : local cuisine of Kitakyushu-city

Exploring Moji

  Mjiko RetroKonamon Pedstrian tunnel

Transfer to Fukuoka-city

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

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality Cuisines


Where to explore


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


Day 6    Fukuoka-city

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


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

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-kyushutourist.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 



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