31 days in Japan Itinerary

31 days in Japan Itinerary

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31 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Yakushima-cho
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
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Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Toyako-cho
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Niseko-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Otaru
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Sapporo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Asahikawa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Sapporo
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
9
Chitose
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Nagoya
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
11
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
12
Nara
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
13
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
14
Kobe
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
15
Osaka
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
16
Himeji
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
17
Osaka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
18
Fukuoka
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  3 h 30 min
19
Miyazaki
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
20
Yakushima-cho
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
21
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
22
Kumamoto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
23
Takeo
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
24
Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
25
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 2 nights
End: Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

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Sapporo

Sapporo
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo travel route planner.

Yakushima-cho to Sapporo is an approximately 8-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and flight. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Yakushima-cho in February, with highs in Sapporo at -1°C and lows at -5°C. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to Toyako-cho.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Toyako-cho

Toyako-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Rusutsu Resort Ski, get all the information you need at Toya Mizunoeki, and then take in panoramic vistas at Silo Viewing Platform.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Toyako-cho day trip site.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Toyako-cho takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hakodate.

Things to do in Toyako-cho

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rusutsu Resort Ski
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
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Rusutsu Resort Ski ©
Rusutsu Resort Ski

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Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
On the 19th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Goryokaku Tower, admire the striking features of Goryokaku Park, contemplate the long history of Goryokaku Dozo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hakodate, then make a trip to Hachimanzaka, and finally look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hakodate day trip website.

Traveling by car from Toyako-cho to Hakodate takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niseko-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
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Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower
Goryokaku Park ©
Goryokaku Park

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Niseko-cho

Niseko-cho ©
Ranking as the most popular ski resort in Hokkaido, mountaintop Niseko-cho boasts great slopes and surprisingly vibrant nightlife.
On the 20th (Thu), hit the slopes at Niseko Village Pure, hit the slopes at Niseko Village Ski Resort, explore the ancient world of Soga Hokuei Stone Circle, then fly down the slopes at Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area, and finally get outside with Niseko Annupuri. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Niseko-cho travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Niseko-cho takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Otaru.

Things to do in Niseko-cho

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Niseko Annupuri, Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu Ski Place
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:
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Niseko Village Ski Resort ©
Niseko Village Ski Resort
Niseko Annupuri ©
Niseko Annupuri

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Otaru

Otaru
The port city of Otaru has long attracted domestic visitors, drawn in by the city's many historic buildings, and has started to garner international attention, too.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to JR Otaru Station.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Otaru visit planning site.

Drive from Niseko-cho to Otaru in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Niseko-cho in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Otaru: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Sapporo.
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
JR Otaru Station
JR Otaru Station

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Sapporo

Sapporo
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo travel route planner.

Take a train from Otaru to Sapporo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll set off for Asahikawa on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Asahikawa Station, pause for some photo ops at Takuboku Ishikawa Statue and Monument, get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asahiyama Zoo, then hit the slopes at Asahiyama Yuki no Mura, and finally examine the collection at Otokoyama Sakezukuri Museum. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Shirogane Blue Pond, admire the sheer force of Shirahige Falls, then take a memorable drive along Ken & Mary Tree, and finally examine the collection at Ayako Miura Literature Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Asahikawa road trip planning site.

Take a train from Sapporo to Asahikawa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sapporo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Asahikawa, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Sapporo.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Biei-cho
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Shirogane Blue Pond ©
Shirogane Blue Pond
Shirahige Falls ©
Shirahige Falls

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sapporo Clock Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, don't miss a visit to Sapporo TV Tower, then stroll around Odori Park, then ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sapporo trip planner.

Getting from Asahikawa to Sapporo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Chitose.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower

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Chitose

Chitose
With the largest international airport on the island, Chitose serves for most visitors as a way in or a way out, rather than a destination in itself.
To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chitose vacation builder site.

Chitose is very close to Sapporo. Traveling from Sapporo in February, Chitose is little chillier at night with lows of -12°C. You will leave for Nagoya on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Chitose

Parks Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:

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Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagoya: Hikone Castle (in Hikone) and Ise (Ise Shrine Geku, Ise Grand Shrine, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Nagoya Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Atsuta Jingu Shrine, make a trip to Osu Shopping Street, and see the interesting displays at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nagoya trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chitose to Nagoya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from Chitose in February, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Nagoya: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 2°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Nagoya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ise, Hikone Castle
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle
Ise Grand Shrine ©
Ise Grand Shrine

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll through Dotonbori.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Osaka planning app.

Traveling by train from Nagoya to Osaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Osaka sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Nara.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Dotombori ©
Dotombori

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Nara

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine and then appreciate the history behind Todai-ji Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nara sightseeing planner.

Getting from Osaka to Nara by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. February in Nara sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Nara

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine

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Osaka

Osaka ©
On the 29th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory and then don't miss a visit to Kuromon Market.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Osaka trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Nara to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Kobe.

Things to do in Osaka

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Kuchu Teien Observatory
Kuromon Market ©
Kuromon Market

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Kobe

Kobe ©
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Tenjin Sengen, admire the verdant scenery at Arima Onsen, see the interesting displays at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, then take a stroll through Kobe Harborland, and finally wander the streets of Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown).

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kobe trip planner.

Kobe is just a stone's throw from Osaka. March in Kobe sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Shopping Neighborhoods Spas
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown) ©
Nankinmachi (Kobe Chinatown)
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum ©
Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum
Kobe Harborland ©
Kobe Harborland

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Osaka

Osaka
To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Osaka journey maker app.

Osaka is just a short distance from Kobe. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Himeji.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Himeji

Himeji ©
The castle around which the city of Himeji has developed represents one of the best preserved in the country, and has been designated as a national treasure and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): go for a walk through Himeji Castle and then take in nature's colorful creations at Koko-en.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Himeji journey maker tool.

Take a train from Osaka to Himeji in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Himeji sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Himeji

Historic Sites Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Himeji Castle ©
Himeji Castle
Koko-en ©
Koko-en

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan and then don't miss a visit to Kuchu Teien Observatory.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Osaka online driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Himeji to Osaka in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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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.
Explore Fukuoka's surroundings by going to Dazaifu (Dazaifu Tenman-gu & Komyozen-ji Temple), Komenoyama Obsevatory (in Sasaguri-machi) and Kitakyushu (Kokura Castle & Mojiko Retro). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, stroll around Maizuru Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and let the kids burn off some steam at Ohori Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuoka travel route planner.

Take a train from Osaka to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Kitakyushu, Komenoyama Obsevatory, Karato market
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park

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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 8th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Haniwa Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Udo Shrine, then make a trip to Sunmesse Nichinan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aoshima Shrine, and finally head off the coast to Aoshima Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Miyazaki Shinto Shrine, stroll around Heiwadai Park, stop by AEON MALL Miyazaki, get great views at Horikiri Pass, then take in panoramic vistas at Aoshima Bypass Outbound Parking Observation Deck, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Onino Sentakuita.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Miyazaki trip builder app.

Getting from Fukuoka to Miyazaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Miyazaki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nichinan
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Aoshima Island ©
Aoshima Island
Haniwa Garden ©
Haniwa Garden
Udo Shrine ©
Udo Shrine

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Jōmon Sugi and then take in breathtaking views at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Yakusugi Land, then indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, and then make a trip to Kigensugi Cedar.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yakushima-cho online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Miyazaki to Yakushima-cho in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Yakushima-cho are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Kigensugi Cedar ©
Kigensugi Cedar

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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 12th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Saigo Takamori Statue, don't miss a visit to Tenmonkan, don't miss a visit to Senganen, then get engrossed in the history at Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Shiroyama Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kagoshima trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yakushima-cho to Kagoshima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Yakushima-cho in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kagoshima, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
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Senganen ©
Senganen
Shiroyama Observatory ©
Shiroyama Observatory
Tenmonkan ©
Tenmonkan

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Kumamoto

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Kumamon Square, admire the natural beauty at Suizenji Jojuen Garden, explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, then browse the exhibits of Sakuranobaba Johsaien, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kato Shrine, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kumamoto Castle. On the next day, stroll around Suizenji Ezuko Park, get engrossed in the history at Newspaper Museum, make a trip to JR Kumamoto Station, then pause for some photo ops at Kato Kiyomasa Statue, and finally browse the different shops at Shimotori Shotengai.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kumamoto tour planning tool.

Traveling by train from Kagoshima to Kumamoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Takeo.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Sakuranobaba Johsaien ©
Sakuranobaba Johsaien
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle
Suizenji Jojuen Garden ©
Suizenji Jojuen Garden

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Takeo

Takeo ©
Takeo is a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. On the 15th (Sun), get curious at The Saga Prefectural Space & Science Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Mifuneyama Rakuen, don't miss a visit to Takeo no Okusu, then get lost in a book at Takeo City Library, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takeo Shrine, and finally make a trip to Sakuramon.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Takeo trip site.

Drive from Kumamoto to Takeo in 2 hours. In March in Takeo, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Takeo

Parks Wildlife Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:
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Mifuneyama Rakuen ©
Mifuneyama Rakuen
Takeo City Library ©
Takeo City Library
Takeo Shrine ©
Takeo Shrine

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Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture

Sasebo ©
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Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Huis Ten Bosch.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sasebo using our trip planner.

You can drive from Takeo to Sasebo in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Sasebo can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Sasebo

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara ©
Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort ©
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort

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Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

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.
On the 17th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, don't miss a visit to Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sōfuku-ji Temple, and finally snap pictures at Megane Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Shinchi Chinatown, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kannondo, admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, then examine the collection at Dejima, then steep yourself in history at Kapitan Room, and finally don't miss a visit to World Peace Symbol Zone.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nagasaki road trip website.

You can drive from Sasebo to Nagasaki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

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