Kyushu Explorer

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!!!

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Fukuoka

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

Hotel: Hakata Green Hotel 1 or similar, 2 nights

Day 2: Fukuoka

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.

Day 3: Fukuoka – Nagasaki

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.

Hotel: New Nagasaki or similar, 2 nights

Day 4: Nagasaki

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

Day 5: Nagasaki – Kumamoto

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.

Hotel: ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kumamoto Newsky or similar

Day 6: Kumamoto – Kagoshima

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.

Hotel: JR Kyushu Hotel Kagoshima or similar, 2 nights

Day 7: Kagoshima

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.

Day 8: Kagoshima – Miyazaki

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.

Hotel: Hotel Sky Tower Miyazaki or similar , 2 nights

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.

Day 10: Miyazaki – Beppu

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.

Day 11: Beppu – Fukuoka

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

Hotel: Hakata Green Hotel 1 or similar

Day 12: Depar Fukuoka

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

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Fukuoka:From $3,199.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 1dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & air-conditioned vehicle while touring
Rail:Japan National Rail Pass 7 Days (Days 5-11)
Accommodation: 11 nights accommodation
Guide:English speaking guide throughout
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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