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Kyushu Travel Guide

8 days Southern Kyushu tour


This tour explores Southern Kyushu in Miyazaki-prefecture and Kagoshima-prefecture

and introduced a lot of unique and featured tourist places are introduced

Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city.


Where to Explore  


Fukuoka-cityIbusuki Satsuma Peninsula  →  Kagoshima & Osumi Peninsula

KirishimaNichinan & MiyazakiHyugaTakachihoFukuoka-city  



Tour condition 


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 experiences : Sand bath, Wild horse watchingFoot bath, Sake brewery,

    Fruits picking

Dynamic and beautiful Nature  : Satsuma PeninsulaSakurajima IslandTakachiho,

    Nichinan, Hyuga

Onsen xperience Ibusuki

UESCO World Heritage  /  Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Kagoshima

Japanese Cultural Historical sites : Chiran, Kagoshima, Kirishima, Obi, Mimitsu, Takachiho 





 Day1  Ibusuki  



Depart Fukuoka-city

Trasfer to Hitoyoshi

Lunch at Hitoyoshi ; local cuisine in Hitoyoshi 

Transfer toIbusuki

Experience of steam sand bath

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

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


Where to explore

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



 Day 2   Satsuma Peninsua



Leave Hotel in Ibusuki  

Exploring Satsuma Peninsula

   Ryugu Shrine and Nagasakibana Cape

   Makurazaki Osakana Center and Meiji-gura Shochu Brewery

   Ikeda-ko lake

Lunch at Tosenkyo : Somen noodel nagashi

Transfer to Chiran

Exploring Chiran  including Samurai Residence and Chiran Peace Museum  

Transfer to Kagoshima

Stay in KagoshimaWestern style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Kagoshima-city, local speciality Cuisines



Where to explore


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


 Day 3    Kagoshim & Kirishima



Leave hotel in Kagoshima

Exploring Kagoshima-city

   Sengan-en Garden and Shoko Shuseikan ( UNESCO World Heritage site  )

Transfer to Sakura-jima Island by Sakura-jima Ferry

Exploring Sakura-jima Island

Transfer to Kirishima

Visit Black Vinegar factory in Kirishima

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

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



Where to explore


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        


 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


 Day 4  Kirishima & NichinanMiyazaki 



Leave Hotel in Kirishima Onsen Resort 
Visit Krishima jingu Shrine   

Transfer to Nichinan

Exploring Nichinan and Miyazakii : to be selected three places where you want to visit

  Toi Cape →  Udo Shrine → Obi Castle Ruins → Nichinan Coast, Horikiri Pass 

  Miyazaki Shrine

Stay at Miyazaki, Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Miyazaki-city, local speciality Cuisines



Where to explore



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


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          


 Day 5  Hyuga



Leave Hotel in Miyazaki

Transfer to Hyuga

Exploring Hyuga Cape

 Cruz Sea  →  Umagase  → Mimitsu

Lunch at Hyuga : local cuisine in Miyazaki

Transfer to Takachiho

Stay in TakachihoJapanese style Hotel, included dinner and breakfast

Japanese style kaiseki dinner included lacal spesiality cuisines



Where to explore



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


Intricate waterways sandwiched

 between cliffs with 70 m high


Port town, the atmosphere of

the 19th century is still remained

Hyuga Sun Park

A complex leisure facility with 

Onsen facilities and road stations


 Day 6   Takachiho 



Leave Hotel in Takachiho

Exploring Takachiho

  Takachiho Shrine  → Takachiho Gorge → Amano Iwato Shrine

Lunch at Takachiho : local cuisine in Takachiho

Transfer to Fukuokacity

Stay at Fukuoka-cityWestern style Hotel, includedbreakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local speciality Cuisines



Where to explore


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. 



 Day 7     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


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


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


 Day 8   Leave Fukuoka-city to Home


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