1-day Trip MIYAZAKI One day taste model course in Kyushu

ROUTE MAP

Mimitsu Historical District

The Sea of Cruz

Umagase Cape

Umi-no-eki Hososhima

Takachiho Gorge & Boat Rental

Amanoyasugawara Cave

Hotel Takachiho

Takachiho Kagura

ACCESS

  • Singapore Fukuoka (Fukuoka Airport) About 6h15min
  • Fukuoka Airport Hakata Sta. About 10min

RAIL PASS

JR Kyushu Rail Pass

The JR Kyushu rail pass for shinkansen makes your trip around Kyushu very convenient. The JR Kyushu Rail Pass allows you to get on an off any Shinkansen, Limited Express, Special Express or local trains run by JR Kyushu. There are 2 kinds of passes, one is limited to the North-Kyushu area while the other covers the whole island. Both are available for either a 3-day or 5-day time span.

Official Site

START

9:00

Miyazaki Sta.

About 45 min

10:00

Hyugashi Sta.

About 20 min

10:30

Mimitsu Historical District

Mimitsu Historical District

A spot where you can still see merchants’ homes built in 1884, with thick wooden beams and a dirt floor pit unique to Japan, surrounded by an air of solemnity. A virtual time travel to the Miyazaki of the past!

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About 25 min

11:30

The Sea of Cruz

The Sea of Cruz

This spot where nature’s forces have cut the water crosswise is considered auspicious. A prayer made here will make your wishes come true, at least according to local legend. Also try striking the bell on the viewing platform – it might also help!

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About 5 min

12:00

Umagase Cape

Umagase Cape

Shaped like a horse’s back (that is what the name "Umagase" means), this cape is the most popular tourist spot of Miyazaki Prefecture. Enjoy the magnificent view and physically experience nature’s awe-inspiring power.

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About 5 min

12:30

Umi-no-eki Hososhima

Umi-no-eki Hososhima

Besides a nice view of the harbor, this restaurant allows you to try the local cuisine with fish and seafood just brought in from the sea. It also features a shop with products from the area so you can do your souvenir shopping right on the spot!

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About 1 h 20 min

15:00

Takachiho Gorge & Boat Rental

Takachiho Gorge & Boat Rental

After lunch, on to Miyazaki’s other most popular tourist spot! Ride a boat, see from up close the V-shaped gorge and the 17-meter waterfall and let your whole body take in the power of nature.

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About 20 min

16:20

Amanoyasugawara Cave

Amanoyasugawara Cave

Japan’s legends claim this to be one of the strong power-spots in the land. If you make a pile of stones while wishing for something it is supposed to come true. Regardless of the outcome though, the cavern’s mysterious ambience will certainly move you.

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About 20 min

17:30

Hotel Takachiho

Hotel Takachiho

Surrounded by lush nature, this hotel will make you forget your everyday life. It is conveniently located within walking distance of Takachiho-jinja Shrine, where the Japanese traditional dance “Kagura" is performed.

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About 7 min

20:00

Takachiho Kagura

Takachiho Kagura

Designated an Important Intangible Cultural Property, Takachiho’s Kagura (ritual dance) is a sight not to be missed. Held for one hour (20:00-21:00) every evening, the gods’ dances with the valiant white masks will enchant you and transfer you to a world between reality and fantasy.

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