10 days in Kyushu Itinerary

10 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Subway + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Train:  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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nijino Matsubara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Yoshinogari Historical Park, get some fabulous bargains at Tosu Premium Outlets, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hakata Station.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fukuoka holiday builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuoka is an approximately 9- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Fukuoka is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in February; daily highs in Fukuoka reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Iojima Island and then head off the coast to Hashima Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Inasayama Observation Deck, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Inasa, then get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Amu Plaza Nagasaki.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Nagasaki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Nagasaki, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mt. Inasa ©
Mt. Inasa
Iojima Island ©
Iojima Island
Amu Plaza Nagasaki ©
Amu Plaza Nagasaki

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 5th (Fri): head outdoors with Iso Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Sakurajima, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: savor the flavors at Eguchi Horai Hall, browse the different shops at Aeon Mall Kagoshima, and then buy something for everyone on your list at AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kagoshima trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Eguchi Horai Hall
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AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA ©
AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA
Sakurajima ©
Sakurajima
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 7th (Sun), head off the coast to Aoshima Island and then explore the striking landscape at Onino Sentakuita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): head outdoors with Nichinan Coast, then head outdoors with Aoshima Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Miyako City.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyazaki travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kagoshima to Miyazaki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Miyazaki, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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
Miyako City ©
Miyako City

2
nights
Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Kinrin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Yufuin Onsen, and then stop by Park Place Oita. On the next day, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tanoura Beach, and then look for gifts at Dream Town Beppu.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Beppu online road trip planner.

You can drive from Miyazaki to Beppu in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Miyazaki in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Beppu: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive 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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