10 days in Kyushu Itinerary

10 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Beppu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Fukuoka

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nijino Matsubara. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn something new at Yoshinogari Historical Park, get some fabulous bargains at Tosu Premium Outlets, and then admire the striking features of Hakata Station.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Yoshinogari Historical Park, Nijino Matsubara, Tosu Premium Outlets
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Nijino Matsubara ©
Nijino Matsubara
Tosu Premium Outlets ©
Tosu Premium Outlets
Hakata Station ©
Hakata Station

2
nights
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Iojima Island and then head off the coast to Hashima Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Inasayama Observation Deck, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, thentake an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Amu Plaza Nagasaki.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nagasaki trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Nagasaki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nagasaki are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Shopping
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Iojima Island ©
Iojima Island
Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa

2
nights
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get outside with Iso Beach, get impressive views of Sakurajima, and then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens. Keep things going the next day: pick up some local products at Eguchi Horai Hall, thenbrowse the different shops at Aeon Mall Kagoshima, and then browse the different shops at AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA.

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You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kagoshima when traveling from Nagasaki in December, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Eguchi Horai Hall
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Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA ©
AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA
Onsen Resorts

2
nights
Miyazaki

Miyazaki ©
Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
On the 22nd (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Aoshima Island and then explore the striking landscape at Onino Sentakuita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Nichinan Coast, thenkick back and relax at Aoshima Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Miyako City.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Miyazaki day trip planning app.

Getting from Kagoshima to Miyazaki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Nichinan Coast
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Nichinan Coast ©
Nichinan Coast
Onino Sentakuita ©
Onino Sentakuita
Aoshima Island ©
Aoshima Island

2
nights
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Kinrin, soak in some Japanese tradition at Yufuin Onsen, and then look for gifts at Park Place Oita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hells of Beppu, kick back and relax at Tanoura Beach, and then look for gifts at Dream Town Beppu.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Beppu trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Miyazaki to Beppu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Miyazaki in December: highs in Beppu hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Yufu, Oita
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Yufuin Onsen ©
Yufuin Onsen
Hells of Beppu ©
Hells of Beppu
Lake Kinrin ©
Lake Kinrin

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