6 days in Japan Itinerary

6 days in Japan Itinerary

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6 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Fukuoka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Usa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Beppu
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Yufu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Kokonoe-machi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Minamioguni-machi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Takachiho-cho
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Minamiaso-mura
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Dazaifu
— 1 day
train:  15​min
10
Fukuoka
— Few hours
train:  1​h
11
Shimonoseki
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Kitakyushu
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
End: Fukuoka

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marinoa City Fukuoka as well as JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Marinoa City Fukuoka, then admire the striking features of Hakata Station, then buy something for everyone on your list at JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip itinerary builder website .

Hong Kong, China to Fukuoka is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Hong Kong in March, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Fukuoka: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Usa.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Shopping Historic Sites
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JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata ©
JR Hakata City Amu Plaza Hakata
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine
Marinoa City Fukuoka ©
Marinoa City Fukuoka

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Usa

Usa ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kitsuki Castle and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kitsuki Castle Town.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Usa attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Usa takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Usa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beppu.

Things to do in Usa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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African Safari ©
African Safari

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hours
Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Beppu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Usa to Beppu in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Spas Baths
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Onsen Resorts

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Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yufu route maker .

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Yufu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Yufu, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Minamioguni-machi.

Things to do in Yufu

Spas Baths Historic Sites
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Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area
Iwashita Collection ©
Iwashita Collection

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hours
Kokonoe-machi

Kokonoe-machi
To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kokonoe-machi tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Yufu to Kokonoe-machi takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Kokonoe-machi are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Minamioguni-machi.

Things to do in Kokonoe-machi

Spas Baths

Side Trip

Yamanami Highway
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Minamioguni-machi

Minamioguni-machi
For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Minamioguni-machi vacation planner.

Drive from Kokonoe-machi to Minamioguni-machi in 1.5 hours. March in Minamioguni-machi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. You'll set off for Takachiho-cho on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Minamioguni-machi

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Iwato Shrine, then go for a walk through Amanoyasu Kawara, and then take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Takachiho-cho trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Minamioguni-machi to Takachiho-cho in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Takachiho-cho are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Minamiaso-mura.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Amano Yasugawara ©
Amano Yasugawara
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge
Amano Iwato Shrine ©
Amano Iwato Shrine

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Minamiaso-mura

Minamiaso-mura
To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Minamiaso-mura online itinerary builder .

Getting from Takachiho-cho to Minamiaso-mura by car takes about an hour. In March in Minamiaso-mura, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Dazaifu.
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Dazaifu

Dazaifu
You've now added Dazaifu Monzen Machi to your itinerary. On the 13th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Komyozen-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamado Shrine, then examine the collection at Kyushu National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Temman-gu, and finally make a trip to Dazaifu Monzen Machi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyoirinji Temple, get engrossed in the history at Chikuzenmachi Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum, then explore and take pictures at Ichigo Land Lion Kajitsuen, then contemplate the long history of Dazaifu Government Remains, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanzeon Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dazaifu road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Takachiho-cho to Dazaifu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In March in Dazaifu, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dazaifu

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Dazaifu Temmangu
Dazaifu Temmangu
Komyozen-ji Temple ©
Komyozen-ji Temple
Kyushu National Museum ©
Kyushu National Museum

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hours
Fukuoka

Fukuoka
For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip itinerary maker site .

Fukuoka is very close to Dazaifu. You'll set off for Shimonoseki on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Shimonoseki

Shimonoseki
A bustling port town noted as the site of two major battles in Japan's history, Shimonoseki also attracts gourmands as the world capital of the potentially poisonous pufferfish, or fugu--prepared only by licensed chefs and considered a delicacy.
For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimonoseki trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Shimonoseki are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kyushu Railway History Museum, take a stroll through Mojiko Retro, take in panoramic vistas at Mojiko Retro Tenbowsitsu, then contemplate the long history of Mojiko Station, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Mojimitsui Club.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kitakyushu, use our trip itinerary maker.

Kitakyushu is very close to Shimonoseki. In March, daily temperatures in Kitakyushu can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Mojimitsui Club ©
Old Mojimitsui Club
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Mojiko Station ©
Mojiko Station

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