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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 1 : Depart Fukuoka Explore Nagasaki, stay Nagasaki

Day 2 : Explore Nagasaki, → Explore Unzen, stay Unzen

Day 3 : Unzen  → Explore Kumamoto, stay Kumamoto

Day 4 : Explore Aso, stay Kurokawa Onsen 

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 historiesThe 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  

  Atomic Bomb Museum   

  Ground Zero 

  Peace Fountain

  Peace Statue 

Lunch at China town

Oura Cathedral 

Glover Garden 


Stay Western style hotel in Nagasaki-city

visit Mount Inasa 



Day 2  Nagasaki & Unzen              

Gunkan-jima island cruise 

Hashima is a ruins now called “Gunkanjima”, so called after its

resemblance to the silhouette of a battleship, the cruise ship take

you exploring Tachibana bay from Nagasaki port and landing on

Hashima island.


A beautiful highland Onsen resort in Shimabara peninsula situated Unzen

National ParkThe 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. 


Check out Hotel 

Gunkan-jima island cruise

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 JapanThe 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

Exploring  Sakurano-baba Josaien and Kumamoto Castle 

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

Aso Tourist Tram

Lunch at Takamori  Dengakuno sato 


Mount Aso


Stay at Kurokawa Onsen 



Day 5  Yufuin                                        


A beautiful and tranquil Onsen resort representing Kyushu. Yufuin

is spreading in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu. 

Onsen resort life can be enjoyed at the beautiful and tranquil

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

Exloring Yufuin

  Yunotsubo Avenue   

  Yufuin Floral Village 

  Kinrinko lake

Stay Yufuin



Day 6  Beppu            


One of the most famous Onsen resort in Japan. The popular Onsen

town nestle at the foot of volcanosMount 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

  Beppu Hell tour 

  Foot bath

Stay at Beppu  



Day 7  Kitakyushu       


World leading Environmental Future cityand blessed with spectacular

& stunning nature. The city is the Industrial Innovation city greatly

contributed to Japan’s Industrial modernization. Now Kitakyushu

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

Exploring Moji

Mjiko Retro 

Higashida district   UNESCO World Heritage

Mount Sarakura 

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. 

Leave Hotel in Kitakyushu
Transfer to Fukuoka by JR Bullet train from Kokura to Hakata station

Exploring  Fukuoka-cityby Fukuoka subway and local bus

Stay in   Fukuoka-city, Western style Hotel, included breakfast

Dinner at Fukuoka-city, local specialty cuisines



Travelling route





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