Shimabara & Unzen Onsen 2 days tour
The tour introduces Shimabara peninsula in Nagasaki-prefecture.
Shimabara peninsula is located about 30 km east of Nagasaki-city and facing Ariake Sea.
At the center of peninsula is Mount Unzen, and there are Onsen Resorts around the
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maxum number : 30 person
・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.
transfer to Unzen
Stay at Unzen Onsen
Options : the following site can be arranged as a option.
Where to explore
Located in the Shimabara peninsula, the region spread in the foot of gentle mountain and
facing to calm sea. Shimabara is consist of two cities, Shimabara-city and Minami-Shmabara-city.
Offers various enjoyable things such as Nature, Onsen, Castle town of Shimabara-city,
Hidden Christian history as well as Local Gourmets.
Located in Shimabara-city and was built in 1625 by the feudal load Matsukura Shigemasa,
who was regarded as a master of castle building.
Samurai was a term for the military nobility in pre-industrial Japan.
The Samurai Houses in Shimabara along the old Samurai street nearby Shimabara Castle
were built in 18th century.
Unzen is a beautiful highland Onsen Resort in Shimabara peninsula situated Unzen National Park
The 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.
Even now, many tourist from all over the world are visiting here for enjoying Nature.
One of the best scenic spot in Unzen
At any time of the year the natural scenery of Nita Pass in Unzen is magnificent.
Azaleas, green leaves, brilliant autumnal tints of maples and silver frost represent
each season of the year.
There are 17 Hotels and Japanese style inns around Unzen Jigoku.
From every hotel, beautiful scenery which changes by season can be enjoyed.
The Battle field of Shimabara Rebellion which was a peasant uprising agaist bakufu’s persecution of
Christians under the leadership of Amakusa Shiro in 1637. Christian farmers rose in a riot due to their
grievance about the oppression by Matsukura Shigemasa. The Shogunate regarded this riot as Christian
rebellion and sent its punitive force, therefore locked themselves in the castle and with their leader
Entrance to Harajo Castle
Battle field of Shimabara
The Statue of Amakusa Shiro
Leave Hotel in Unzen
transfer to Fukuoka-city
Options : the following sites can be arranged as a option.
Where to explore
Jigoku, means Hell, is the number one attraction of Unzen with a peculiar smell of sulfur emitted
from the springs, and with white smoke rising from the ground over a wide area.
This is a striking reminder that Unzen Volcano is still very much alive.
Various trekking routes are prepared with the Onsen Onsen Resort town as the starting area,
through the Unzen Jigoku. Everyone including mountain climber can enjoy by choosing
preference route, Nita pass and summit of mount Myuken and Fugen can be reached.
Called “Hot foot 105” The length of foot bath is 105m which is same number of the hot spring
source temperature of 105 degree Celsius.
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You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu–tourist.com
Tel : +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898
Address : AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
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