Onsen Gourmet Indulgence In Kyushu 8D6N
Huis Ten Bosch (1-Day Passport), Dolphin Watching Cruise (1hrs), Sushi Making Experience, Ice Cream Making @ Takachiho Farm, Yanagawa River Cruise (30mins)
Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, Oura Tenshudo Church, Glover Garden, Senganen, Kirishima Jingu Shrine, Takachiho Gorge, Sea Hell, Oniishi Bozu Hell, Chinoike Hell, Yufuin Yunotsubo Street
Special Gourmet Delights:
Sumptuous Japanese multi-course dinner Japanese Kaiseki or buffet in Ryokans/Hotels, local delights at restaurant
Hotel / Ryokan Stays:
04 nights authentic Japanese Onsen experience in Amakusa, Kirishima, Aso & Yufuin. 02 nights centrally located hotel in Sasebo & Fukuoka
Upon arrival at Fukuoka Airport, coach transfer to Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine (太宰府天滿宮). It enshrines Sugawara Michizane (845-903) as the god of academic achievement. During the entrance examination season each year, students from all over Japan will head to the shrine to pray for success in academic achievement. Next, we will transfer to Huis Ten Bosch（ハウステンボス）, a “small Europe” which models Holland in the Middle Ages with beautiful canal, attractions, museums, shops, restaurants & hotels. It also known as one of the biggest theme park in Japan for its Flower Festival and Illumination Kingdom Celebration. You will spend a night here! You will be having your lunch and dinner in the park.
After breakfast, we will proceed to Nagasaki city and visit Oura Tenshudo Church（大浦天主堂）. The Oura Church was completed in 1864 and is the oldest wooden church of Gothic architecture existing in Japan. After that, we will visit Glover Garden（グラバー園）, an open air museum in Nagasaki that consists of nine western style homes built between 1868 and 1912. It exhibits mansion of several of the city’s former foreign residents and related building. ** The “Former Glover House” which inside the Glover Garden will be under construction from January, 2019 to November, 2020. ** Next, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we will transfer to Kuchinotsu Port by ferry. Upon arrival, coach transfer to Oniike Port to take the Dolphin Watching Cruise (1hrs). From here, you can enjoy to see dolphins every season of the year. The dolphin appearance accuracy is approximately 95%! Thereafter, transfer to Amakusa for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, we will proceed to Kagoshima from Amakusa city. This afternoon, you will get to experience Sushi Making. Lunch will be the Sushi that you make! After lunch, proceed to Senganen（仙巌園）, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a traditional Japanese garden and former summer villa that has been passed down in the Shimazu family for over 350years. The garden boasts spectacular views of active volcano Sakurajima, and the house provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of a powerful feudal lord. Next, continue your journey to Kirishima Jingu Shrine（霧島神宮）. Designated as an “Important Cultural Property”, it was originally built at the top of Takachiho in the 6th century. The gate of the shrine, which was built in 1988, is the biggest shrine gate in Western Japan. Finally, transfer to hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, we will proceed to Takachiho Farm （高千穗牧場）to experience the Ice Cream Making. After that, proceed to local restaurant for lunch [Chicken Nanban set]. Next, transfer to Takachiho Gorge（高千穂峡）. It is a V-shaped gorge created by the Gokase River. Red-tinted precipitous cliffs rising up on both sides of the gorge extend for a long distance. Finally, transfer to Mt. Aso for the hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel [Japanese Kaiseki].
After breakfast, first stop for today is Kuju Flower Park（くじゅう花公園）.It is a large, attractive park with about three million plants of more than 500 different varieties. The seasonal flowers take turns to bloom for most of the year, except winter. After that, proceed to local restaurant for lunch [Steamed Food]. After lunch, continue your journey to Beppu. Beppu is famous for its unique and numerous hot springs. There are several thermal vents that produced water too hot for hot springs, make up a unique part of Japan – its 8 “Hells”. Among these, you will visit three hells, which is Sea Hell（海地獄）,Oniishi Bozu Hell（鬼石坊主地獄）and Chinoike Hell（血の池地獄）. Finally, transfer to Yufuin for hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, take a stroll at Yufuin Yunotsubo Street（湯の坪街道）and explore more about this rural little onsen town by yourself. After that, transfer to Yanagawa city. Today, lunch will be serve at a local restaurant [Eel Set]. After lunch, take the Yanagawa River Boat Ride (30mins). This boat pass by various rural places in the city so enjoy the beautiful scenery alongside this unique environment. Thereafter, transfer to Fukuoka city for hotel check in. Tonight, dinner will be at your own expense.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Kyushu as we proceed to the airport to take a flight back to Singapore.
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 270* (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)