Self-guided 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour
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The customized tour will made based on this Self-guided 8 days Norther & Central tour,
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including accommodation, meals and activities will be organized.
Northern & Central Kyushu have unparalleled variety of nature in each region and diversity
of culture. You will enjoy plenty of things here ; harmonized with foreign countries cultures
Nagasaki, Gentle resort town Unzen, Beautiful mountain range scenery Yufuin, dynamic
volcanic landscape Aso and Beppu, Castle town Kumamoto, industrial innovation city
Kitakyushu, metropolitan city Fukuoka.
Where to explore
Day 5 : Aso → Explore Yufuin
Day 6 : Explore Beppu, stay Beppu
Day 7 : Kitakyushu, stay Kitakyushu
Day 8 : Fukuoka, stay Fukuoka
Day by Day
Day 1 Nagasaki
Nagasaki-city has many oversea countries cultures and the
significant Japanese histories. The fascinating Nagasaki-city has
been created since Japan began exchanging with foreign countries
during the National isolation period. In addition to above features,
the geographical conditions are creating fascinating tourism.
Welcome to Fukuoka
Our staff meet you at tour starting place such as the airport or Hotel and provides all the information
needed the tour, and then take you to JR Hakata station.
Self-guided tour start from JR Hakata station
Transfer to Nagasaki by JR Limited express train from Hakata to Nagasaki, 2 hours
Exploring Nagasaki, Tram is used for the following sites
Visiting Peace Park
Lunch at China town
Stay Western style hotel in Nagasaki-city
visit Mount Inasa
Day 2 Nagasaki & Unzen
Check out Hotel
Lunch at Nagasaki Wharf
Transfer to Isahaya by JR Limited express train from Nagasaki to Isahaya, 14 minutes
Drive to Unzen via Nita pass by Private car
Check-in Onsen Ryokan, Japanese style accommodation
Walk around Unzen Onsen town and Unzen Jigoku
Dinner at Onsen Ryokan
Day 3 Kumamoto
The place worth to visit is Kumamoto castle which is one of the three great
castles in Japan. The current castle was built in 1601, took 7 years to
complete. The 980,000-square-meter premises are dotted with many
memorable view such as donjons, turrets, turret gates, castle gates and long
Check out Onsen Ryokan
Transfer to Shimabara port from Unzen by a Shimatetsu bus, 30 minutes
Travel to Kumamoto from Shimabara port to Kumamoto port by a Kumamoto ferry, 30 minutes
Transfer to Kumamoto Castle from Kumamoto port by Sanko bus
Stay at Kumamoto , Western style Hotel, included breakfast
Dinner at Shimo-tori Shopping Street , local specialty cuisines
Day 4 Aso
Aso gives a lot of unforgettable experiences. The active volcano
Mount Aso and world’s largest caldera offer a lot of excitements.
And numerous unforgettable experiences in the rural area can
be made including Onsen, variety of sports and local cuisines.
Check out Hotel
Travel to Aso from JR Kumamoto station to Higo-ozu station by a Limited express train, 30 minutes
Private car is utilized from JR Higo-ozu for exploring Aso rejion
Lunch at Takamori Dengaku–no sato
Stay at Kurokawa Onsen
Day 5 Yufuin
is spreading in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu.
place harmonized with nature in the basin of mountain hill area.
Check out Hotel
Private car is utilized from Kurokawa Onsen to Yufuin, through Yamanami high-way
Visit Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi
Lunch at Yufuin Kagura
Day 6 Beppu
town nestle at the foot of volcanos, Mount Yufu and Mount Tsurumi.
Boasting more than 2,800 hot spring sources and Beppu is
considered a paradise of hot springs famous for high therapeutic effects.
Leave Hotel in Yufuin
Transfer to Beppu by JR train
Exploring Beppu by the use of local bus
lunch Jigoku Mushi kobo
Stay at Beppu
Day 7 Kitakyushu
World leading Environmental Future city, and blessed with spectacular
& stunning nature. The city is the Industrial Innovation city greatly
offers a lot of sightseeing spots such as scenic beauty places.
Leave Hotel in Beppu
Transfer to Kitakyushu by JR Limited express train from Beppu to Kokura
JR local train used for exploring in Kitakyushu
Visit Kukura Castle
Lunch Local cuisines
Stay at Kitakyushu, Western style Hotel, including breakfast
Dinner at Kokura
Day 8 Fukuoka-city
The biggest city in Kyushu and the energetic city bustling as the
center of Kyushu’s. Fukuoka-city has many kind of fascinating
tourist attractions and abundant tourism materials which are different
from the other destinations in Kyushu.
Exploring Fukuoka-cityby Fukuoka subway and local bus
Stay in Fukuoka-city, Western style Hotel, included breakfast
Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local specialty cuisines