14 days in Kyushu Itinerary

14 days in Kyushu Itinerary

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Fly
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Beppu
— 1 night
Drive
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Bungotakada
— 1 night
Drive
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Taketa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nagasaki
— 2 nights
Train
5
Kumamoto
— 1 night
Train
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Kagoshima
— 1 night
Train
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Fukuoka
— 4 nights
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Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): gear up at Angel Kimono Rental Beppu, then buy something for everyone on your list at JR Oita City, then take in the natural beauty of Kamado Jigoku, and finally contemplate the long history of Usajingu Shrine. On your second day here, look for gifts at Cheese Factory Yufuin, get to know the fascinating history of Kitsuki Castle Town, steep yourself in history at Kitsuki Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fukiji Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Kumano Magaibutsu.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Beppu road trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Beppu is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Beppu. In February, Beppu is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bungotakada.

Things to do in Beppu

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 15:

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Bungotakada

On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Maki Odo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mudoji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rokusho Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jissoin Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reisen-ji Temple, and finally take a memorable drive along Matama Beach.

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Traveling by car from Beppu to Bungotakada takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Bungotakada are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taketa.

Things to do in Bungotakada

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 16:

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Taketa

Taketa is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. On the 17th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fukoji Temple Cliff-Carved Budda, test the waters at a local thermal spa, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Yujaku Park, then contemplate the long history of Oka Castle Ruins, and finally make a trip to Tonomachi Old Samurai Residences. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rentaro Taki Memorial Museum, get great views at Daikanbo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuninomiyatsuko Shrine, then identify plant and animal life at Ogi Rice Terraces, and finally stop by Guernsey Farm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Taketa online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Bungotakada to Taketa takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Taketa can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Taketa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

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Nagasaki

City of Peace

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a stroll through Shinchi Chinatown, contemplate the long history of Nagasaki Peace Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Urakami Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Amu Plaza Nagasaki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, contemplate the long history of Glover House and Office, stop by Tatematsuru, then stroll through Kazagashira Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sōfuku-ji Temple.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Taketa to Nagasaki in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

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Kumamoto

Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the wide array of goods at Tsuruya Department Store and then explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kumamoto trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kumamoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Nagasaki in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kumamoto, with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:

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Kagoshima

Naples of the East

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), go for a walk through Sengan-en, don't miss a visit to Ferris Wheel Amuran, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally take in the waterfront at Dolphin Port.

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Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kagoshima can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:

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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

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.
For shopping fun, head to Marinoa City Fukuoka or Tosu Premium Outlets. Visit Dazaifu Tenman-gu and Former Takatori House for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fukuoka: Kitakyushu (Tanga Ichiba & Mojiko Retro) and Karatsu (Nanatsugama Caves & Yobuko Ohashi). There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Asahi Breweries Hakata Brewery, browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, stop by Nishijin Shopping District, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip tool.

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Fukuoka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February in Fukuoka, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:

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