30 days in Kyushu Itinerary

30 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kagoshima
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Yakushima-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Amami
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Setouchi-cho
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Yoron-cho
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
8
Goto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Sasebo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Nagasaki
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Fukuoka City Museum and then enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn something new at Yoshinogari Historical Park, thenget outside with Nijino Matsubara, and then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fukuoka trip builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Fukuoka is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Fukuoka, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Fukuoka: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Yoshinogari Historical Park, Nijino Matsubara
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nijino Matsubara ©
Nijino Matsubara
Kego Shrine ©
Kego Shrine
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Miyazaki Shinto Shrine, contemplate the long history of Miyazakiagatamamorukuni Shrine, ponder the world of politics at Miyazaki Prefectoral Office, get to know the fascinating history of Obijyo Castle Ruins, thenmake a trip to Sunmesse Nichinan, and finally take some stellar pictures from Horikiri Pass. On your second day here, get curious at Miyzaki Science Center, thenstroll around Heiwadai Park, thenadmire the natural beauty at Miyazaki City Phoenix Zoo, and finally stop by AEON MALL Miyazaki.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miyazaki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fukuoka to Miyazaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Nichinan
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Miyazaki City Phoenix Zoo ©
Miyazaki City Phoenix Zoo
Miyzaki Science Center ©
Miyzaki Science Center
Miyazaki Prefectoral Office ©
Miyazaki Prefectoral Office

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiringashima and Kagoshima St. Xavier's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Kareigawa Station (in Kirishima), Chiran Samurai Residence Garden (in Minamikyushu) and Ibusuki (JR Southernmost Nishioyama Station & Lake Ikeda). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buried Shrine Gate, take in panoramic vistas at Yunohira Lookout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Shiroyama, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Kagoshima City Aquarium.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kagoshima day trip planning website.

Getting from Miyazaki to Kagoshima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Miyazaki in November since evenings lows in Kagoshima dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ibusuki, Kareigawa Station, Chiran Samurai Residence Garden
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Kagoshima City Aquarium ©
Kagoshima City Aquarium
Chiringashima ©
Chiringashima
Buried Shrine Gate ©
Buried Shrine Gate

4
nights
Yakushima-cho

Yakushima-cho ©
A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants.
Explore hidden gems such as Diosugi and Yuhi no Oka Observatory. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Yakusugi Land. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Jōmon Sugi, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, head outdoors with Nagata Inakahama, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ushidokomoisho.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yakushima-cho tour planning app.

Fly from Kagoshima to Yakushima-cho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Kagoshima in November, expect Yakushima-cho to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amami.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Jōmon Sugi ©
Jōmon Sugi
Seibu Trail ©
Seibu Trail

2
nights
Amami

Amami ©
Set on the island of Amami Oshima, the city of Amami serves as an oasis for tourists.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kurasaki Beach and Big 2. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Mangrove Primeval Forest. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ohama Seaside Park, walk around Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park, get outside with Tomori Beach, and get in on the family fun at Kagoshima Prefectural Amami Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Amami day trip site.

Drive from Yakushima-cho to Amami in 19 hours. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in November, Amami is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Setouchi-cho.

Things to do in Amami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tatsugo-cho
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Mangrove Primeval Forest ©
Mangrove Primeval Forest
Ohama Seaside Park ©
Ohama Seaside Park
Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park ©
Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park

3
nights
Setouchi-cho

Setouchi-cho
Step off the beaten path and head to Shodon Deigo Trees and Kakeroma Island.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Setouchi-cho travel route planner.

Drive from Amami to Setouchi-cho in 2.5 hours. In November in Setouchi-cho, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yoron-cho.

Things to do in Setouchi-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

3
nights
Yoron-cho

Yoron-cho ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yurigahama and Udonosu Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yoron-cho trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Setouchi-cho to Yoron-cho in 9 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Goto.

Things to do in Yoron-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Yurigahama ©
Yurigahama
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Yoron Seaside Garden ©
Yoron Seaside Garden

2
nights
Goto

Goto ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Osezaki Dangai and Hisakajima. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goto: Shinkamigoto-cho (Doinoura Church, Wakamatsu Ohashi Bridge, &more).

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Goto trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yoron-cho to Goto. Traveling from Yoron-cho in November, things will get slightly colder in Goto: highs are around 19°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sasebo.

Things to do in Goto

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shinkamigoto-cho
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Hisakajima ©
Hisakajima
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral
Onidake Volcanic Mountain ©
Onidake Volcanic Mountain

2
nights
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Francisco de Xavier Memorial Church, thensnap pictures at Hirado Ohashi, and then step off the mainland to explore Kujuku Island. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Domtoren, thenget to know the resident critters at Nagasaki Bio Park, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and finally meet the residents at Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sasebo road trip planning app.

You can drive from Goto to Sasebo in 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Sasebo when traveling from Goto in November, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Sasebo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Hirado, Nagasaki Bio Park
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kujuku Island ©
Kujuku Island
Domtoren ©
Domtoren
Hirado Ohashi ©
Hirado Ohashi

3
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.
Nagasaki is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of 26 Martyrs Museum, make a trip to Glover Sky Road, walk around Nagasaki Seaside Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kazagashira Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nagasaki trip planner.

You can drive from Sasebo to Nagasaki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Nagasaki sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium ©
Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium
26 Martyrs Museum ©
26 Martyrs Museum
Glover Sky Road
Glover Sky Road

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