Day 6 Yufuin & Beppu
Yufuin is 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
Beppu is 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
Leave Hotel in Aso
Transfer to Yufuin
Lunch at Yufuin
Transfer to Beppu
Stay at Beppu
Option : the following site can be arranged as an option.
Jigoku Mushi kobo
Where to explore
Main street in Yufuin located at the foot of mount Yufu. The avenue is started near JR Yufuin
Station and connected to Kinrinko lake. Through Yunotsubo Avenue, it takes about 30 minutes
on foot from JR Yufuin Station to Kinrinko lake. There are 70 shops, gift shop, galleries, curiosity
item shops as well as cafes.
Floral Village is the amusement facility that recreated the street of the Cotswolds region in
England, which was also used as the location for Harry Potter. Cute owls welcome you in
OWL’s FORESR. You can enjoy strolling, gourmet and shopping with beautiful flowers in
the Village, and there is Alice in Wonderland shop here.
One of landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom of the lake, and hot steam rises from
its surface on a cold day. The lake is located at the end of the town’s main walking route, about a
kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.
Yufumabushi is a local cuisine which serves really nice BUNGO Beef. But surprisingly, the way
they serve beef is not BBQ or SUKIYAKI style that are seen in most cases, but “Yufumabushi ”
style which we rarely see for beef dish.
Local gourmet restaurants
There are many kind of restaurants and cafes around Kinrinko lake and at the Yunotsubo Avenue,
Sea Hell, it resemble of sea, this 200 metre deep, cobalt blue pond of boiling water emerge
1200 years ago after a volcano explosion.
Oniishi shaving Head Hell, large and small bubble of hot gray mud that boiling up here look
like the shaven head of monks.
Soaring 1375 metres into the sky, Mount Tsurumi is a breathtaking mountain overlooking Beppu
that offers some decent hiking, rare flora and outstanding vistas. Visitors can take a ropeway 800
metres up and revel in being surrounded by acres of rolling greenery. You can see as far as the
Kuju Mountains, a famous mountain range that runs between Oita and Kumamoto-prefectures.
Jigoku Mushi kobo
Jigoku Mushi, literally “hell-steaming” is a unique cooking method found in Beppu. The ingredients
such as vegetables, seafood and meals are cooked using the steam from natural hot spring.
You can operate the steam cookers all by yourself and you can cook whatever you want.
The most popular pubulic bath in Beppu. You can enjoy various type of Onsen including the
Beppu or Yufuin
The best Onsen life to suit your requirement can be chosen from the various options.
Where to stay : Yufuin Onsen, Sujiyu Onsen, Beppu eight Onsen including Kannawa.
Japanese style room or Western style room can be chosen and the local cuisines
including Bungo beef can be enjoyed at dinner.
Enjoy local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture
Bungo Beef, Seki Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels, Oita fugu, blowfish