Highlights of Kyushu

Nagasaki, Kurokawa Onsen, Takachiho, Kagoshima & Yakushima

From $10400 Per Person in low season
From $12600 Per Person in high season

based on 8 nights & daily experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Daily experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

Based on two people sharing. Includes all accommodation, transfers in a private vehicle with private English speaking driver and English speaking guide

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  • Make a trip to Yakushima Island, a pristine island south of Kyushu main island and be amazed by the otherworldly beauty of this mysterious islet. With its rich nature, flora and fauna, the island was designated Unesco World Heritage Site in 1993.

  • Discover the impressive Kumamoto Castle, one of the best preserved original castles from ancient Japan.

  • Enjoy the hotspring resort towns of Kyushu, particularly renowned in Japan for the most number of onsen and features some of the best in the country.

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The best time to visit Kyushu is in the spring from March – May with pleasant warm temperatures and autumn from September – November when days will still be warm. The summer months from mid-June to early July can be very wet with torrential rain and July - August are the hottest months with high humidity. December – February is usually reasonable but temperatures can drop below freezing with snowfall.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation.


Fall in love with enchanting Kyushu, located South of Japan. Blessed with a mix of beautiful countryside, quaint onsen towns, sophisticated cities and rugged nature landscapes, Kyushu is a multi-layered destination that caters to all preferences. Discover Kyushu - land of historical treasures, legends and the unspoiled nature.

  1. Fly into Fukuoka

  2. Days 1-3: Nagasaki, Kyushu

    Fly into the gateway of Fukuoka and transfer to Nagasaki for a 2 night stay. Boasting incredible historical sites and once a flourishing port city with European influences, Nagasaki is now a modern city infused with the heavy history of World War II. Dive deep into the tragic past of the atomic bombing and explore Glover Garden and Megami Bridge.

    Accommodation: Hotel New Nagasaki (2 nights)

  3. Days 3-5: Mount Aso, Japan

    Head to central Kyushu, known for its hotspring fields. Enroute, be sure to visit Kumamoto Castle, one of the most impressive original castles of Japan that has lasted through the ages. Discover Mt Aso, an active volcano which is home to one of the largest caldera lakes in the world. Wander along the charming hotspring town of Yufuin, and admire its unique art museums, local galleries and sophisticated coffee shops.

    Accommodation: Takefue Ryokan (2 nights)

  4. Days 5-6: Takachiho, Kyushu

    Spend a night in Takachiho, a town full of abundant nature and steeped in local mythology. Visit the lovely Takachiho Shrine and Amanoiwato Shrine and take a leisurely self-rowing boat ride along the beautiful river gorge, flanked by dense green foliage and grey cliffs.

    Accommodation: Hanare No Yado Kamigakure (1 night)

  5. Days 6-7: Kagoshima, Japan

    Travel to the Southern port city of Kagoshima and along the way, visit Kirishima, an active volcanic mountain range of stunning highlands, volcanic lakes and plenty of hiking trails. Go for an easy trek and be mesmerized by the beauty of Kirishima.

    Accommodation: Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel (1 night)

  6. Days 7-9: Yakushima Island, Japan

    End your trip in the mysterious UNESCO Heritage Site of Yakushima Island. Immerse in the peace and tranquillity of nature as you walk amongst ancient cedar trees of which the oldest is at least 7,000 years old! Embark on great hikes and enjoy delectable cuisine with fresh local ingredients of Yakushima.

    Accommodation: Sankara Hotel and Spa (2 nights)

  7. Fly home from Kagoshima



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