Sample Itineraries

3-Day 2-Night Coastal Journey

DAY-1 Fukuoka   Amakusa   Kagoshima
DAY-2 Kagoshima   Ibusuki
DAY-3 Ibusuki   Kagoshima   Fukuoka

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DAY-1See wild dolphins!

Hakata Station   Kumamoto Station   Misumi Station   Kumamoto Station   Kagoshima-chuo Station

Dolphin watching

How about a tour to see wild dolphins in Amakusa? This popular 60 to 90 minutes tour is available year round. Great entertainment for everyone. Take your family, friends or loved ones.

DAY-2Unique experiences!

Kagoshima-chuo Station   Ibusuki Station


Natural Geothermal-heated Sand Bath

Designed in 1658 and now designated as one of the best scenic spots in Japan, this beautiful garden has the Sakurajima Volcano as a backdrop. When you visit Ibusuki city, do not forget to try the unique geothermal-heated sand baths.

DAY-3Enjoy the various specialties of Kagoshima

Ibusuki Station   Kagoshima-chuo Station   Hakata Station

Pork Shabu-shabu

Satsuma Denshokan Museum

This museum is now displaying 380 pieces out of the 3,000 pieces of Kagoshima’s arts and crafts in its collection. The museum shop offers unique souvenirs that can’t be found elsewhere, including original museum goods, glass articles and fine pottery. Don’t forget to try Pork Shabu-shabu while you are in Kagoshima.

For this itinerary, a JR Kyushu Rail Pass All Kyushu Area Pass is the most efficient and the one to get!