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Shimabara & Unzen Onsen 2 days tour

 

The tour introduces Shimabara peninsula in Nagasaki-prefecture.

Shimabara peninsula is located about 30 km east of Nagasaki-city and facing Ariake Sea.

The other side of Ariake Sea is Kumamoto-city and Amakusa which are connected by

three ferries.

At the center of peninsula is Mount Unzen, and there are Onsen Resorts around the

mountain such as Unzen , Obama and Shimabara.

 


 

Travelling route  

Day 1 : Fukuoka-city  →  Shimabara sightseeing → Unzen   

Day 2 :  Unzen  sightseeing → Obama → 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.

 


 

Day 1  

Itinerary

Depart Fukuoka-city  →  transfer to Shimabara   

Shimabara sightseeing

transfer to Unzen 

Sightseeing Unzen  : Nita Pass

Stay at Unzen Onsen

 

Options : the following site can be arranged as a option.

Harajo Castle ruins

 


 

Where to explore

Shimabara

Located in the Shimabara peninsula, the 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 Castle

Located in Shimabara-city and was built in 1625 by the feudal load Matsukura Shigemasa, 

who was regarded as a master of castle building.

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

 

Samurai Houses

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.

 


 

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.

 

Nita Pass

One of the best scenic spot in Unzen

At any time of the year the natural scenery of Nita Pass in Unzen is magnificent.
Azaleas, green leaves, brilliant autumnal tints of maples and silver frost represent 

each season of the year.

 

Stay at Unzen Onsen Resort

There are 17 Hotels and Japanese style inns around Unzen Jigoku.

From every hotel,  beautiful scenery which changes by season can be enjoyed.

 


 

Option

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

 

Entrance to Harajo Castle

Ruins

Battle field of Shimabara

Rebellion

The Statue of Amakusa Shiro

 


 

Day 2 

Itinerary

Leave Hotel in Unzen  

Sightseeing  Unzen

Sightseeing Obama

transfer to Fukuoka-city 

 

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

Unzen Trekking 

The Japan’s longest foot bath in Obama

 


 

Where to explore

 

Unzen Jigoku

Jigoku, 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.

This is a striking reminder that Unzen Volcano is still very much alive.

 

Option

Unzen Trekking 

Various trekking routes are prepared with the Onsen Onsen Resort town as the starting area,

through the Unzen Jigoku.  Everyone including mountain climber can enjoy by choosing

preference route, Nita pass and summit of mount Myuken and Fugen can be reached.

 

The Japan’s longest foot bath in Obama

Called “Hot foot 105  The length of foot bath is 105m which is same number of the hot spring

source temperature of 105 degree Celsius.

 

 


 

Contact us

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

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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushutourist.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 

 


 

Tour results

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