7 days in Beppu, Yufu & Aso Itinerary

7 days in Beppu, Yufu & Aso Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kyushu trip planner

©
Make it your trip
Train
1
Beppu
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Yufu
— 1 night
Drive
3
Aso
— 3 nights
Train

S M T W T F S
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2

Beppu

— 2 nights
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Thermal Spas has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Jigokumushikobo Kannawa, take in the natural beauty of Hells of Beppu, then identify plant and animal life at Oniyama Jigoku, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Tatsumaki Jigoku.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Beppu online trip itinerary planner.

Nagoya to Beppu is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nagoya in December: highs in Beppu hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature · Spas · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

Yufu

— 1 night
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
On the 27th (Sun), stop by Yunotsubo Kaido.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yufu itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Beppu to Yufu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aso.

Things to do in Yufu

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

Aso

— 3 nights
Formed in 2005 after the merger of several smaller towns, Aso still offers a break from the urbane.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Daikanbo and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nabegataki Falls.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aso trip maker.

Drive from Yufu to Aso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Aso when traveling from Yufu in December, with lows around 3°C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Aso

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31: