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over 1 year ago
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Hi The below is the itinerary that i have planned for my family end Nov/Dec 2016 for 13 days. As i have a child with me, I have planned it in such a way that it is at a relatively relaxed pace. Would like to get your comments on the itinerary. Any comments is welcome ...

27-28 Nov > Hakata
- Shopping & Eating & Sightseeing

29-1 Dec > Beppu
- Sightseeing in beppu - African Safari - Jigoku Hell Spring - Yufuin Town - Mount Aso - Kokonoe Suspension bridge if time permits - Fruit Picking at Oita if time permits

2-3 Dec > Kokura & Hakata
- Explore Kokura for 1 day on the way from Beppu to Hakata

3-6 Dec > Nagasaki
- Explore Nagasaki - 1 night at Huis Ten Bosch

6 -10 Dec > Hakata
- Shopping & Eating at Hakata - Yanagawa - Saga - Kumamoto & Kagoshima day trips if time permits

27 posts
over 1 year ago

Should include Yufuin, Oita. Then Oita to Mount Aso. Ride Aso Boy from Aso to Kumamoto. Stay over in Kagoshima. Spend less time in Hakata & Nagasaki.

Just a viewpoint

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over 1 year ago
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Hi there,

I agree, Yufuin and Aso are great visits, with great trains. Personally I did not find Kokura very interesting, you could use that time better somewhere else. For instance making a visit to Sasebo instead, or go up to Hiroshima.

Rest looks really nice!

20 posts
over 1 year ago

Thanks to all for your feedback and comments. Appreciate it. :)

Yes, my itinerary already included Yufuin and oita and mount Aso. (Will visit during those 3 nights when I base in Beppu)
As for Kokura, I put in Kokura for half a day on my way back to Hakata from Beppu as I do not know where else to visit for that short afternoon with my luggages. I also want to make use of my 5 day Kyushu pass.
Will review the last few days at Hakata to see if I can fit other places as suggested. :)

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