3 days Kumamoto, Aso and Takachiho tour
This is the model plan for making your customized tour.
Exploring Kumamoto, Aso and Takachiho.
The customized tour is planned as per the following conditions.
・Tour date : please specify the date
・Start and end place of the tour is Fukuoka
1) less than 7 persons : chartered taxi with English speaking driver
2) more than 8 persons : chartered bus with Japanese speaking driver,
English speaking tour guide navigates the tour
・Grade of accommodations such as economy, intermediate or luxury
Start the tour at the designated place in Fukuoka
Drive to Kumamoto
Kumamoto is the third largest city in Kyushu
Lunch at Sakurano-baba Josaien located at the Kumamoto Castle
restaurants offer an opportunity to enjoy Kumamoto’s distinctive food
culture, and many shops sell Kumamoto souvenirs as well as items
found only at Josaien
Visit Kumamoto Castle
One of the three great castles and the current castle was built in 1601
by Kiyomasa Kato, a great commander and took 7 years to complete.
Exploring Suizenji-koen Park
Imitated the beautiful scenery of Japan, is a refined circular garden
of Momoyama period style and represents the 53 Stations of the
Tokaido Road including Mt. Fuji.
Check in the Hotel in Kumamoto
Dinner at the restaurant in Kumamoto
After breakfast, check out the Hotel in Kumamoto
Exploring Aso all the day
Aso Tourist Tram
The private railroad offering a very scenic ride from Takamori in
the south east of the caldera; lovely and magnificent scenery
can be enjoyed
Lunch at local restaurant ; enjoy Aso beef and local cuisine
Drive to Aso mountain area using Aso Minami Panorama Line
the beautiful prairie of 785,000 square meter in the crater, spreads
in northern part of Mount Eboshi that is one of the Aso Five Mountains.
the largest active volcano in Japan, its peak is 1592 m above sea level.
May not be visited depending on the weather condition.
Drive down to North Aso area using Aso Higashi Panorama Line
One the best photo spot in Aso; you can see the perfect view of the five
peak of Mount Aso.
Check in the Hotel in Aso
Dinner at the Hotel
After breakfast, check out the Hotel in Aso
Drive to Takachiho
Takachiho offers dynamic and beautiful Takachiho Gorge
Lunch at local restaurant at Takachiho
Exploring Takachiho Gorge
The narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.
The nearly sheer cliffs lining the gorge a re made of slow forming
volcanic basalt columns.
Takachiho Gorge boat riding
Flows down the base of the gorge on a rental boat, the spot you
can see waterfalls and the columnar shaped valley together is rare
in the world
Visit Amamo Iwato Shrine
The birth place of Japanese indigenous religion, Shinto. Takachiho is
the site of one of the best known legends of Japanese mythology.
Drive to Fukuoka
Arrive at Fukuoka, end of the tour
Map of Kyushu