Kyushu, Japan

Exploration of Kyushu Island: Southern Japan Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Yakushima...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Japan’s Kyushu island is home to some of the country’s most picturesque destinations, ones that will seduce you from the moment you arrive till the day you leave after this immersive 14-day vacation. From the Heian Period highlights of Fukuoka to the fairytale forests of Yakushima, every slice of Japan’s Kyushu island will dazzle and delight you while you spend two weeks soaking up the local culture.

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll along the manicured emerald parks of Fukuoka and witness the majestic Heian Period shrines that pay respect to ancient Japanese spirituality in their distinct design and spectacular shrines
  • Soar to the summit of Mount Inasa in the evening to capture unparalleled views of Nagasaki as the sunset fades beyond the horizon and the city is flooded in golden light
  • Sail across the Nagasaki sea to visit the abandoned former mining town Gunkanjima, a collection of eerie derelict buildings holding a fascinating mystery
  • Enter the antique complex of the fortified Kumamoto Castle, which suffered an attack by an army of samurai during Japan’s 1877 civil war, and wander through the flower gardens of the Suizen-Ji Temple
  • Escape to the remarkable Takachiho Gorge, an illustrious natural wonder complete with sprawling emerald forest, towering silver waterfall, and rising red-tinted cliffs
  • Tour the impressive landscape of the Sakurajima Mountain, a volcanic summit located across the glistening waters surrounding Kagoshima
  • Be absorbed by the phenomenal forest landscapes sweeping Yakushima as you cycle and hike through the luxuriant greenery, appreciating wondrous flora and fauna sightings en route

Starting Price

$7,821 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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