Relaxing Stay in Kyushu: Desired Resort "Kurokawa Onsen" and the Popular Resort "Yufuin Onsen", Dazaifu Tenmangu & Takachiho Gorge

Highlights

◇◆Feel relaxed at the hot springs in Kyushu◇◆ [Sightseeing] 1.Tour around "Kunisaki Peninsula" that remains the eternal history! Even nowadays remains of Buddha are still exist in this holy area so called “Mihotoke no Sato" or the village of Buddha. ・Fukiji Temple (Built in the year 718, this oldest existing wooden structure in Kyushu designated as a national treasure.) ※The temple wall paintings may not be visible during the rainy/bad weather. ・Usa-jingu Shrine (The head shrine of all Hachiman shrines in Japan) 2. Yufuin Onsen (Enjoy visiting Lake Kirin, etc. by yourself.) 3. Yamanami Highway 4. Senomoto Highlands 5. Takachiho Shrine (Visit) 6. Takachiho Gorge (Stroll around the symbol of the gorge "Manai Falls" that were selected as the top 100 waterfalls in Japan.) 7. Kusasenri-ga-hama Plains(A plain of an idyllic pastoral scenery) 8. Kumamoto Castle Park (See the castle from the Ninomaru Square.) ※You cannot enter the castle as it is under construction. Also, parts of the building or the whole building may be covered up by scaffolding, therefore you might not be able to see the building in its entirety. 9. Dazaifu Tenmangū Shrine (Visit one of the most important Tenmangū shrines in Japan. Tenmangu shrines are dedicated to Sugawara Michizane, a scholar and politician, and there are hundreds dotted across Japan. Pray at the shrine to ward off bad spirits and have a stroll around the precinct.)     [Accommodation] 1st day stay: Yufuin Onsen "Yufuin Club" Arrive at around 15:30. The location of the hotel allows you to visit nearby sightseeing places like Lake Kirin, etc. by yourself. You can also see Mt. Yufu from the open-air bath (only if weather permits.) 2nd day stay: Kurokawa Onsen "Ryokan Nishimura" Arrive at around 15:30. Stay at the ryokan in the center of the Kurokawa Onsen resort. ・Enjoy staying at tasteful ryokan and soaking in Jigoku hot spring at open-air bath which has thatch roof. ※There is no elevator in the hotel as it is a small traditional inn (Japanese ryokan) located in a hot spring area. Also, there might be a Japanese-style squat toilet in the room. ・Have fun in exploring outdoor baths with Onsen-hopping Pass (nyuyou-tegata) at separate cost, too! Admission fee is 500-800 JPY per 1 facility. *Onsen ticket for visiting 3 facilities is available for 1,300 JPY at ryokan. (This fee is not included to the tour fee.) ※Please note that some hot spring facilities can be closed for cleaning, construction or holidays on specific dates or times. Accommodation rank-up plan The following accommodations in Kurokawa Onsen for the 2nd night are available with additional charge. 1. Japanese Ryokan "Misato":JPY 5,000/person (available from 2 persons only) 2. "Yumerindo":JPY 10,000/person (available from 2 persons only) 3. "San-ai Kogen Hotel":no additional charge (available from 2 persons only) ※If you would like to change the accommodation to any of above, please leave a message in the "Additional Information" at the time of the booking. ※Please note that rooms are limited and may already be fully booked by the time you apply. ※If you do not choose any of the accommodations above, we reserve "Ryokan Nishimura" for you. (basic plan) [Additional Information] *Tour inclusions: Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Tour exclusions: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *Items included in Infant Price: airplane seat, accommodation facility usage fee, bus seat (No meal and bedding.) [Attention] *Regarding "Yufuin Club" on the 1st day: 1. Yufuin Club is a hotel for members only. In case if you will stay in a Japanese-style room, there will be no futon bed-making service. Please note that the room type can not be selected. 2. If your reservation is for 3-4 people in 1 room, extra bed(s) will be provided. Or 2 twin rooms will be used. 3.There might be no bathtub or shower in the room. *Regarding "Ryokan Nishimura" on the 1st day: 1. There is no elevator in the hotel. It is a 4-floor building and the restaurant is located on the 4th floor. 2. A room with a Japanese-style squat toilet may be arranged. 3. There might be no bathtub or shower in the room. Please use the public bath or an open-air bathing facility. *You will have to walk about 40~50 min at Takachiho Gorge. There are many stairs and the road is unpaved. Please watch your steps when walking. There is no time for a boat ride. *To change customers information (name change), a confirmation from the airline is necessary. When the flight is fully booked, a name change is not possible. When a name change is possible, a handling fee will be charged. The expenses required for this name change will be the cancellation fee for the group flight ticket and the price difference between the newly arranged ticket fee and the group ticket fee. If the arrangement will be made close to the departure date and depending on a congestion, there is a possibility that the new ticket will be arranged with a normal fare, so the difference with a group fare may be very high. *Please be aware that some ingredients, especially seafood, may change depending on the catch and stock availability. *Please wear comfortable warm clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Haneda Airport (Scheduled departure between 7:55~9:50) Kitakyushu or Oita Airport Fukiji Temple(Visit / approx. 30 mins) Usa-jingu Shrine (Visit / approx. 40 mins) Yufuin Onsen・Hotel Yufuin Club (Overnight.) ※Planned to arrive at 15:30. After arriving at Yufuin Club, enjoy visiting Lake Kirin, etc. by yourself.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Yufuin Onsen [Yamanami Highway] Senomoto Highlands(Overview the 5 towering peaks of Aso, Aso Godake in a sunny day / approx. 20mins) Takachiho Gorge(Stroll and have lunch of local dishes / approx. 110 mins in total) Takachiho Shrine (Visit / spprox. 30 mins) Kurokawa Onsen・Ryokan Nishimura (Overnight)

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kurokawa Onsen Kusasenrigahama Plains (Stroll / approx. 20 mins) Kumamoto Castle Park (Stroll / approx. 30 mins) Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine (Visit / approx. 50 mins) Fukuoka Airport Haneda Airport (Scheduled arrival between 17:25~20:40)



location Haneda Airport

Detail

Departure place

Haneda Airport

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Kyushu, Oita, Kumamoto

Language
  • English

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition