Kyushu Holiday

Visiting: Beppu, Takachiho Gorge, Aso, Kumamoto, Nagasaki

Kyushu Short Guided Tour

These tours are a combination of day tours which also includes your accommodation in each city and transportation. English speaking guides are included during site seeing and assistants at points of transfers (except while on board bullet trains). 

  1. DAY
  2. 1
Kyushu

Pickup Service
Gather at meeting point in Fukuoka.

Yufuin (180 min)
Walk through one of Japan’s finest hot spring towns. Yunotsubo Street, which leads to Lake Kinrin, is lined with many popular cafes, restaurants, craft shops, and more. Please eat lunch on your own here (not included).

Myoban Yunosato Hot Springs (30 min)
At steamy Myoban Hot Springs, see how ‘yunohana’ bath salts are made in quaint, old-fashioned thatched roof huts.

Beppu Umijigoku (“Sea Hell”) (30 min)
This is the largest of Beppu’s eight Jigoku, or ‘Hells’. The brilliant cobalt blue pond here is very beautiful.

Beppuwan Royal Hotel at Beppu Onsen
Spend a relaxing time at a hot spring resort with views of Beppu Bay. Accommodation will be in a Western-style room. Dinner will be a Japanese-style meal or a buffet.

  1. DAY
  2. 2
Kyushu

Depart the hotel around 8:30 after breakfast.

[Jan to Mar, Nov & Dec] Kokonoe “Yume” Grand Suspension Bridge
This is the highest pedestrian bridge in Japan. 360-degree panoramic views from 777 meters above sea level make this location feel like a ‘bridge in the sky,’ with scenery you won’t forget.

Lunch
Savour ‘dengaku,’ a type of local cuisine, for lunch in a traditional thatched roof house.

Takachiho Gorge (90 min)
Eighty to hundred-meter sheer cliffs flank this gorge which continues for 7 km. Don’t miss Manai Falls, a waterfall chosen as one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan, which cascades into the river.

Aso Plaza Hotel at Aso Uchinomaki Onsen
Get a great view of the five peaks of Mt. Aso from the fine view open-air bath. Accommodation will be in a Japanese-style room. A Japanese-style meal filled with Aso specialities will be served for dinner.

  1. DAY
  2. 3
Kyushu

Depart the hotel around 9:00 after breakfast.

Daikanbo (20 min)
This is the best place to view the Aso mountains.

Aso Shrine (30 min)
With 2,500 years of history, this shrine is dedicated to the development of the Aso region.

Aso Farm Land (120 min)
For lunch, enjoy a buffet featuring Aso’s regional cuisine and more.

Kumamoto Castle Park (30 min)
View Kumamoto Castle at a distance from Ninomaru Park.

Josaien Sakura no Koji (30 min)
Built to resemble an ancient castle town during the Edo Period, here visitors can shop for famous products of Kumamoto.

Kumamoto to Hakata Station (50 min)
Travel by shinkansen bullet train to Hakata station where tour will conclude.

  1. Day
  2. 1
Kyushu 

Pickup Service
Gather at meeting point in Fukuoka.

Yufuin (180 min) 
Walk through one of Japan’s finest hot spring towns. Yunotsubo Street, which leads to Lake Kinrin, is lined with many popular cafes, restaurants, craft shops, and more. Please eat lunch on your own here (not included).

Myoban Yunosato Hot Springs (30 min)
At steamy Myoban Hot Springs, see how ‘yunohana’ bath salts are made in quaint, old-fashioned thatched roof huts.

Beppu Umijigoku (“Sea Hell”) (30 min)
This is the largest of Beppu’s eight Jigoku, or ‘Hells’. The brilliant cobalt blue pond here is very beautiful.

Beppuwan Royal Hotel at Beppu Onsen
Spend a relaxing time at a hot spring resort with views of Beppu Bay. Accommodation will be in a Western-style room. Dinner will be a Japanese-style meal or a buffet.

  1. Day
  2. 2
Kyushu

Depart the hotel around 8:30 after breakfast.

[Jan to Mar, Nov & Dec] Kokonoe “Yume” Grand Suspension Bridge
This is the highest pedestrian bridge in Japan. 360-degree panoramic views from 777 meters above sea level make this location feel like a ‘bridge in the sky,’ with scenery you won’t forget.

Lunch
Savour ‘dengaku,’ a type of local cuisine, for lunch in a traditional thatched roof house.

Takachiho Gorge (90 min)
Eighty to hundred-meter sheer cliffs flank this gorge which continues for 7 km. Don’t miss Manai Falls, a waterfall chosen as one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan, which cascades into the river.

Aso Plaza Hotel at Aso Uchinomaki Onsen
Get a great view of the five peaks of Mt. Aso from the fine view open-air bath. Accommodation will be in a Japanese-style room. A Japanese-style meal filled with Aso specialities will be served for dinner.

  1. Day
  2. 3
Kyushu

Depart the hotel around 9:00 after breakfast.

Daikanbo (20 min)
This is the best place to view the Aso mountains.

Aso Shrine (30 min)
With 2,500 years of history, this shrine is dedicated to the development of the Aso region.

Aso Farm Land (120 min)
For lunch, enjoy a buffet featuring Aso’s regional cuisine and more.

Kumamoto Castle Park (30 min)
View Kumamoto Castle at a distance from Ninomaru Park.

Josaien Sakura no Koji (30 min)
Built to resemble an ancient castle town during the Edo Period, here visitors can shop for famous products of Kumamoto.

Kumamoto to Hakata Station (50 min)
Travel by shinkansen bullet train to Hakata station where tour will conclude.

  1. DAY
  2. 4
Kyushu

Depart the hotel around 8:30 after breakfast.

Nagasaki Peace Park & Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum (80 min)
Visit the Peace Statue and museum.

Glover Garden (60 min)
See the oldest wooden building of Western architecture in Japan and its beautiful garden.

Lunch
Savour a lunch of Nagasaki Champon, a local specialty and type of ramen.

Arita
Enjoy visiting this area, whose antiquated streets saw the inception of the porcelain industry in Japan long ago, and visit a pottery.

Hakata Station
Tour will conclude upon arrival around 17:30.

2017 Departure Dates: 16 Jan-18 Dec: Mon
(Except: 30 Jan, 01, 29 May, 17 Jul, 07, 14 Aug, 02 Oct)
Meals Provided: 3 Day Package: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners 
4 Day Package: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Guide Service: Guide service available on all days excluding on bullet trains and free days
3 Day Package Price: From $1,170 Adult
From $1,108 Child (6-11yrs)
*Single, Triple, Breakfast, upgrade and extension rates are also available. Contact JTB for details.
*Return plans for each package are also available. Please contact us directly for more details.
4 Day Package Price: From $1,604 Adult
From $1,542 Child (6-11yrs)
*Single, Triple, Breakfast, upgrade and extension rates are also available. Contact JTB for details.
*Return plans for each package are also available. Please contact us directly for more details.
Remarks:  *Daily schedule and sightseeing spots are subject to change due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances
*Seasonal surcharges & public holiday rates may also apply
Tour Code: SUN3JQ100 / SUN4JQ200