Apr. 05 (Sat): Fukuoka Airport - Fukuoka
After arriving at Fukuoka Airport, you will transfer by car to your hotel in Fukuoka.
*Your arriving and return flight information is required when signing up for this tour.
Apr. 06 (Sun): Fukuoka - Nagasaki - Unzen
This morning, you will transfer by car from your hotel to JR Hakata Station.
Then you will transfer to Nagasaki by the Limited Express KAMOME. Please enjoy the scenery from the train window.
After arriving at Nagasaki Station, you will visit Peace Park and Chijiwa Observation Deck on the way to Unzen for your stay this night. *The Peace park is situated on the hill above the north side of ground zero. The monument was built with the hope of peace for all humanity around the world. * Chijiwa Observation Deck gazes over Chijiwa's sea, the Tachibana-wan Bay, which is designated as one of the top 100 best sights in Japan.
Please enjoy your meal and take a dip in a soothing hot spring at the hotel.
Apr. 07 (Mon): Unzen - Shimabara - Kumamoto
This morning, you will continue sightseeing in Unzen by motor coach before heading out to Shimabara port. You will first visit *Vidro Museum. Nagasaki is the birthplace of the Japanese glass, and this museum is an art museum with many ceramics of vidro or Kakiemon, Nabeshima, Japan, and picture collections mainly based on Bohemian glass of the 19th century. Then you will drive through * Nita Pass to enjoy the beautiful seas of Akemi-kai and Tachibana-wan while taking in a gorgeous view of the Kyushu Mountains.
You will proceed from Shimabara port for Kumamoto by taking ferry. You may encounter seagulls and dolphins by chance.
After arriving to Kumamoto port, you will proceed to Kumamoto city by motor coach. Along the way, you will visit to *Kumamoto-jo Castle, built by the warrior, Kiyomasa Kato, ranks as one of the three most famous castles in Japan, along with Osaka Castle and Nagoya Castle.
Apr. 08 (Tue): Kumamoto - Fukuoka - Yufuin
In the morning, you will board on Kyushu Shinkansen SAKURA for Hakata, Fukuoka.
Arrive at Hakata Station.
You will board on the most luxurious train in Japan, the Cruise Train Seven Stars.
You will depart to Yufuin while enjoying the gourmet food of Kyushu offering the gragrances of natures for lunch at the the Dining car.
You will arrive at Yufuin Station.
You may enjoy teatime taking a walk around Yufuin or the inside the train car until the departure time.
After dinner is served on the train, the cruise train departs for Miyazaki.
You can enjoy an excetionally relaxing time and have a pleasant and comforable sleep in your suite room on the board.
Apr. 09 (Wed): Yufuin - Miyazaki - Kirishima
The cruise train arrives at Miyazaki station.
Please enjoy teatime sightseeing aroun Miyazaki-jingu Shrine or relax inside the car until departure.
*The cruise train will move to Miyakonojo Station.
The cruise train will depart Miyakonojo Station for Hayato Station.
Arrive at Hayato Station. Proceed to your hotel in Kirishima by motor coach.
Apr. 10 (Thu): Kirishima - Kagoshima
Depart the hotel, and walk around Tenku no Mori. Plant a commemorative tree.
Also enjoy lunch.
You will depart Hayato Station for Kagoshima by the cruise train.
After arriving at Kagoshima Station, you will enjoy sightseeing at Sengan-en or pottery painting at Chin Jukan-kama
*The cruise train will proceed to Kagoshima Station.
After enjoying the dinner on board, the cruise train departs for Aso.
Apr. 11 ( Fri): Kagoshima - Aso - Fukuoka
The cruise train arrives at Aso Station.
Enjoy breakfast at Restaurant Kasei and an early morning walk around Aso Station.
You will depart Aso Station toward Hakata Station via Oita by the cruise train.
The cruise train arrives at Hakata Station.
After get off the cruise train, you will be transfered to your hotel by car.
Apr. 12 ( Sat ): Fukuoka
Your room will be available till regular check-out time.
You will be escorted from your hotel to Fukuoka Airport for your flight.