7 days in Beppu, Yufu & Aso Itinerary

7 days in Beppu, Yufu & Aso Itinerary

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Beppu
— 2 nights
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Yufu
— 1 night
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Aso
— 3 nights
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Beppu

— 2 nights
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Jigokumushikobo Kannawa, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oniyama Jigoku, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Tatsumaki Jigoku.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Beppu trip planner.

Nagoya to Beppu is an approximately 5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. October in Beppu sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas
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Yufu

— 1 night
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Yunotsubo Kaido.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yufu trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Beppu to Yufu in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aso.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks · Nature · Baths · Neighborhoods
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Aso

— 3 nights
Formed in 2005 after the merger of several smaller towns, Aso still offers a break from the urbane.
Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Daikanbo Lookout and then admire the sheer force of Nabegataki Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Aso trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yufu to Aso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Aso

Parks · Nature · Museums

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