SASEBO

• Tenkaiho Observatory

NAGASAKI

• Nagasaki Peace Park

• Atomic Bomb Museum

SHIMABARA

• Shimei-Sou Spring Garden

KUMAMOTO

• Sakura No Baba Josaien

• Kamitori & Shimatori

KAGOSHIMA

• Kakuida Black Vinegar

• Sakurajima

• Arimura Lava Observatory

CHIRAN

• Chiran Peace Museum

• Chiran Samurai District

MT ASO

• Mt Daikanbo

• Takachiho Gorge

• Harajiri Waterfalls

• Kokonoe "Yume" Grand Suspension Bridge

OITA

• Yufuin

BEPPU

• Chinoike-jigoku

• Umjigoku

TOSU

• Tosu Premium Outlet

FUKUOKA

• Hakata Tenjin

• Daizaifu Tenmangu

VALUE PLUS

• 1-night accommodation each in Beppu, Mt Aso, Ibusuki

• Hot sand bath in Ibusuki

• Kujuku Islands with scenic cruise

• Mt Inasa with ropeway ride

GOURMET PICKS

• 8-course Kaiseki Dinner

• Yakiniku BBQ Dinner

• Healthy Black Vinegar Lunch

• Kurobuta Shabu Shabu

• Buffet Dinner

Day 1SINGAPORE – FUKUOKA – SASEBO – NAGASAKI

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Kujuku island

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Mt Inasa

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Mt Inasa

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Fukuoka, a vibrant city in western Japan that serves as the gateway to Kyushu. Upon arrival, proceed to Sasebo for a scenic cruise of the Kujuku Islands. Then, make a photo stop at Tenkaiho Observatory for a view of the Kujuku Islands before ascending the 333-metre-high Mt Inasa on a ropeway ride for a panoramic night view of the spectacular Nagasaki city down below.

Accommodation: Hotel Monterey Nagasaki or similar

Meals On Board / Lunch / Dinner (Yakiniku BBQ Dinner)

Day 2NAGASAKI – SHIMABARA – KUMAMOTO

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Nagasaki Peace Park

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Atomic Bomb Museum

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Shimei-Sou Spring Garden

This morning, visit Nagasaki Peace Park, built to commemorate the 9th August 1945 atomic explosion that contributed to the end of the Second World War. Browse the Atomic Bomb Museum for an insightful lesson on the impact of the atomic bomb and the latest nuclear technology before making your way to Shimei-sou Spring Garden in Shimabara. This magnificent garden boasts a Japanese style mansion and a charming carp pond set amidst beautiful landscaped gardens. From Shimabara, hop on the ferry to Kumamoto and head to Kamitori and Shimotori for some retail therapy.

Accommodation: ANA Crowne Plaza Kumamoto or similar

Breakfast / Lunch

Day 3KUMAMOTO – KAGOSHIMA - IBUSUKI

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Sakura-no-baba Johsaien

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Kakuida black vinegar factory

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Kagoshima

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hot sand bath

After breakfast, explore Sakura-no-baba Johsaien and pick up some local souvenirs and snacks before driving to Kagoshima. Visit the Kakuida black vinegar factory, famous for its production of Kurozu Japanese vinegar, which takes more than 2 years. After learning about the hard work that goes into the vinegar making process, enjoy a healthy black vinegar set lunch. Then, take the ferry to Arimura Lava Observatory and catch a glimpse of Sakurajima, an active volcano, along the way. After that, head to Ibusuki, a famous resort area located on the tip of the Satsuma peninsula. This evening, enjoy a delicious Kurobuta shabu shabu dinner featuring premium, melt-in-themouth Kurobuta pork before experiencing a unique hot sand bath clad in a traditional yukata at an Ibusuki onsen resort.

Accommodation: Ibusuki Royal Hotel or similar

Breakfast / Lunch (Healthy Black Vinegar Set Lunch) / Dinner (Kurobuta Shabu Shabu Dinner)

Day 4IBUSUKI – CHIRAN – MT ASO

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Chiran Peace Museum

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Takachiho Gorge

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Izumi Observation Crane Centre (Nov - Dec)

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Izumi Observation Crane Centre (Nov - Dec)

For Tours Departing from April to October & Jan to March, Day 4 will be as follows

Today, visit Chiran Peace Museum, a treasure trove of documents belonging to kamikaze pilots who sacrificed themselves in suicide missions during the Second World War. Then, proceed to Chiran samurai district to see the beautiful 250-year-old residences of the samurais before heading to the spectacular Takachiho Gorge, a narrow chasm in the rock by the Gokase River. Stay overnight at an onsen resort in Mt Aso.

Note

Visit to Takachiho Gorge requires a 30-minute walk from the carpark entrance on uneven stone paths and steps.

Accommodation: Aso Resort Grandvrio Hotel or similar

For Tours Departing in November – December Day 4 will be as follows

Today, visit Chiran Peace Museum, a treasure trove of documents belonging to kamikaze pilots who sacrificed themselves in suicide missions during the Second World War. Then, proceed to Chiran samurai district to see the beautiful 250-year-old residences of the samurais before before your visit to Izumi Observation Crane Centre, Japan No.1 crane migration grounds. Izumi is home to over 10,000 cranes, during this period, you can watch the cranes engaging in activities such as pecking at food, grooming feathers and dancing.

Note

There is no guarantee to see cranes in Izumi Observation crane centre

Accommodation: Aso Resort Grandvrio Hotel or similar

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (Buffet Dinner)

Day 5MT ASO – YUFUIN – BEPPU

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Harajiri Falls

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Kokonoe “Yume” Grand Suspension Bridge

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Yufuin

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Yufuin

After breakfast, visit Mt Daikanbo for a glorious bird’s-eye view of the Mt Aso caldera. Make a stop at Harajiri Falls before continuing to Kokonoe “Yume” Grand Suspension Bridge for an unparalleled view of the resplendent surroundings. Then, head to the rural and picturesque Yufuin in Oita and explore the many interesting cafes and boutiques in the area. This evening, pamper yourself with a traditional hot spring bath at an onsen resort in Beppu.

Accommodation: Hotel & Resorts Beppuwan or similar

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (8-Course Kaiseki Dinner)

Day 6BEPPU – TOSU – FUKUOKA

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Umi-jigoku

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Chinoike-jigoku

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Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine

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Dazaifu Temangu Shrine

Today, visit Chinoike-jigoku, a pond of boiling crimson water, and Umi-jigoku, a pond of boiling blue water. Next, let those purse strings loose at Tosu Premium Outlets with more than 150 outlet stores selling a wide range of products. Then, return to Fukuoka and visit Daizaifu Tenmangu, a famous shrine enveloped with 6,000 plum trees, before making your way to Hakata Tenjin, with many local restaurants and shopping areas.

Accommodation: Canal City Fukuoka Washington Hotel or similar

Breakfast

Day 7FUKUOKA – SINGAPORE

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After breakfast, you can do some last minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home

Meals On Board

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