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Experience a guided tour through Japan like no other! Travel with your English speaking guide south, through some of the most beautiful parts of Japan visiting; Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Beppu. Immerse yourself into another side of Japan that you have never seen before!!!

Highlights
  • Explore the major cities in the island of Kyushu
  • Ride the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) to Japan's most southern stop
  • Rejuvenate in Beppu's sand bath
  • Experience the tranquility of Takachiho
 

 Price is per person:

Departure Twin Share Triple Share
Daily $3,199 $3,249

Single stays require additional cost

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Fukuoka Airport - Fukuoka

Day 1

Fukuoka Airport - Fukuoka

Fly into Fukuoka Airport where you will be met at the airport by your shared shuttle driver.

Overnight at Hakata Green Hotel 1 or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Fukuoka  (B)

Day 2

Fukuoka (B)

Experience a full sightseeing day of Hakata. Visit Ohori Park, one of the most beautiful parks incorporating water in Japan. Continue to Fukuoka castle ruins, which was the largest castle in Kyushu in the Edo period. After the ruins, visit Fukuoka Tower, the tallest seaside tower in Japan at 234 metres high. From there, go to Marizon, a waterfront terrace thrusting out into Hakata Bay. Tour duration is approx. 5 hours. 

Overnight at Hakata Green Hotel 1 or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Fukuoka - Nagasaki (B)

Day 3

Fukuoka - Nagasaki (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, catch the Express Train to Nagasaki where you will enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Gunkan-jima, an old abandoned island off the coast of Nagasaki. At 13:00, depart from Nagasaki Port Terminal. Spend the afternoon  exploring the abandoned island and discover what it was like when the Coral Mining Industry boomed in Japan. On your return, spend the afternoon at your leisure strolling the beautiful streets of Nagasaki.

Overnight at Hotel New Nagasaki or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Nagasaki (B)

Day 4

Nagasaki (B)

Day 4 can be spent at your own leisure, alternatively, you may like to add one of our day tours that leaves Nagasaki.

Overnight at Hotel New Nagasaki or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Nagasaki - Kumamoto (B)

Day 5

Nagasaki - Kumamoto (B)

After breakfast, you will transfer from your accommodation to the beautiful Kumamoto City. Once you have arrived and are checked-in to your accommodation, spend the rest of your day at your leisure. You may wish to explore the fascinating Kumamoto Castle.

Overnight at ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kumamoto Newsky or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Kumamoto - Kagoshima (B)

Day 6

Kumamoto - Kagoshima (B)

After breakfast you will be transfer to Kagoshima. This day is free to spend at your own pace. Once arrived in Kagoshima, take it easy and stroll through the streets.

Overnight at JR Kyushu Hotel Kagoshima or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Kagoshima  (B)

Day 7

Kagoshima (B)

At 9:20 / 13:30 Meet guide at Kagoshima Chuo Station or Tenmonkan Station. Then, proceed to Shiroyama  Observatory and Sakurajima Yunohira Observatory, closest point to the volcanic vent of Sakurajima. Also visit Sengainen, a Japanese-style landscape garden along the coast, to the north of downtown. As the tour concludes, head back to your hotel and spend the evening at your own leisure.


Overnight at JR Kyushu hotel Kagoshima or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Kagoshima - Miyazaki (B)

Day 8

Kagoshima - Miyazaki (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Kagoshima St and continue on to Miyazaki. Once arrived in Miyazaki, spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Alternatively, you may wish to go to Aoshima, a small island just off the coast of Miyazaki with pristine white sand beaches lining a densely jungled island. In the heart of this island is a beautiful shrine, Aoshima Jinja.

Overnight at Hotel Sky Tower Miyazaki or similar (3 Star Hotel)

MIyazaki

Day 9

MIyazaki

Following breakfast, enjoy a private taxi tour from Miyzaki through the city of Hyuga to visit the beautiful Takachiho Shrine and Gorge, Amanoiwato Shrine and finally Amanoyasugawara Cave. These stunning landmarks are less travelled by tourists and display the natural beauty of Japan. Afterwards, transfer back to your hotel in Miyazaki to spend the evening at your leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Sky Tower Miyazaki or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Miyazaki - Beppu (B,D)

Day 10

Miyazaki - Beppu (B,D)

After breakfast, you will leave Miyazaki St at 08:00 and travel north to Beppu. Once arrived, start the Beppu Sightseeing Tour where you will visit Beppu’s famous onsens Umijigoku and Kamadojigoku. As the tour concludes, head to your Ryokan for a relaxing night. Enjoy rejuvenating in the Ryokans Onsens (hot springs) and a delicious dinner, made from locally harvested produce.

Overnight at Beppu Onsen Kouraku or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Beppu - Fukuoka (B)

Day 11

Beppu - Fukuoka (B)

After breakfast, meet your guide at JR Beppu Station for a relaxing day being pampered in Beppu. Firstly, you’ll visit the beach to experience a sand bath. Then you will be taken by your English-speaking guide to the Beppu Street Markets where you can try the beautiful fresh local produce and explore the sights. After the tour, gather your luggage and transfer back to Fukuoka for your last night’s stay in Japan.

 Overnight at Hotel Forza Hakata or similar (3 Star Hotel)

Fukuoka - Fukuoka Airport (B)

Day 12

Fukuoka - Fukuoka Airport (B)

Spend part of the day in Fukuoka at your own leisure until it is time to depart to Fukuoka airport by shared shuttle.

  • Hotels: Fukuoka (3 nights), Nagasaki (2 nights), Kumamoto (1 night), Kagoshima (2 nights), Miyazaki (2 nights), Beppu (1 night) 
  • Meals: 11 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner
  • Guide: English speaking guide throughout, excluding airport transfers and free days at leisure
  • Transportation: 
    • Airport transfers by shared shuttles
    • Transfer from Hakata to Nagasaki
    • Japan National Rail Pass 7 Days (Days 5-11)

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