32 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

32 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yoron-cho
— 4 nights
2
Setouchi-cho
— 5 nights
3
Amami
— 5 nights
4
Yakushima-cho
— 4 nights
5
Minamikyushu
— 4 nights
6
Kagoshima
— 7 nights

4
nights
Yoron-cho

Yoron-cho ©
Get out of town with these interesting Yoron-cho side-trips: Motobu-cho (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Bise no Fukugi Tree Road, &more) and Nakijin-son (Nakijin Castle Ruins & Kouri Ohashi).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yoron-cho route tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Yoron-cho is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Yoron-cho due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Yoron-cho are cooler (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Setouchi-cho.

Things to do in Yoron-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Nakijin-son
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road ©
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road

5
nights
Setouchi-cho

Setouchi-cho
Go for a jaunt from Setouchi-cho to Uken-son to see Arangachi Waterfall about 52 minutes away.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Setouchi-cho online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Yoron-cho to Setouchi-cho takes 9 hours. In December in Setouchi-cho, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amami.

Things to do in Setouchi-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Arangachi Waterfall
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 2:

5
nights
Amami

Amami ©
Set on the island of Amami Oshima, the city of Amami serves as an oasis for tourists.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amami: Tatsugo-cho (Kurasaki Beach, The Remains of Nanshu Saigo, &more) and Kuninao Beach (in Yamato-son). There's lots more to do: walk around Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park, find something for the whole family at Kagoshima Prefectural Amami Park, kick back and relax at Ohama Seaside Park, and look for gifts at Big 2.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amami trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Setouchi-cho to Amami takes 2.5 hours. In January in Amami, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yakushima-cho.

Things to do in Amami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tatsugo-cho, Kuninao Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park ©
Cape Ayamaru Kanko Park
Mangrove Primeval Forest ©
Mangrove Primeval Forest
Tomori Beach ©
Tomori Beach

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.
Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Yakusugi Land. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley, make a trip to Kigensugi Cedar, head outdoors with Nagata Inakahama, and soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yakushima-cho tour itinerary site.

Drive from Amami to Yakushima-cho in 19 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amami in January: high temperatures in Yakushima-cho hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Minamikyushu.

Things to do in Yakushima-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Yakusugi Land ©
Yakusugi Land
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley ©
Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley
Taikoiwa ©
Taikoiwa

4
nights
Minamikyushu

Minamikyushu ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Minamikyushu: Makurazaki (Satsuma Shuzo Brewery Meijigura & Makurazaki Fish Center) and Ogawano Taki Falls (in Minamiosumi-cho).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Minamikyushu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yakushima-cho to Minamikyushu by car takes about 6.5 hours. While traveling from Yakushima-cho, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Minamikyushu, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Minamikyushu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Makurazaki, Ogawano Taki Falls
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Bandokorobana Park ©
Bandokorobana Park
Chiran Peace Museum ©
Chiran Peace Museum
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden ©
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kirishima (Kareigawa Station, Maruo Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Sengan-en, make a trip to Tenmonkan, get impressive views of Sakurajima, and meet the residents at Kagoshima City Aquarium.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kagoshima trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Minamikyushu to Kagoshima takes an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Minamikyushu in January since evenings lows in Kagoshima dip to °C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kirishima
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
Kirishima Shrine ©
Kirishima Shrine