Visit the atomic-bombed cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima with the primary purpose of learning and thinking about peace. Pay a visit to Yufuin Hot Springs and the world heritage listed Itsukushima Shrine.

Itinerary Fukuoka - Oita - Nagasaki - Hiroshima  5-nights trip
Learning Themes Traditional culture Natural environment Crisis management Peace and friendship

Highlights

Fukuoka
Encourage planning skill and independence in free time by using public transportation

Fukuoka-city

Unzen onsen hot spring
Understanding the power of land,life, and disaster in hot spring area

Yufuin (Oita) and Unzen (Nagasaki)

Thousand cranes
Visit the only places where atomic bombs were dropped

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka City Fukuoka Tower Hakata Station Fukuoka Marine World Yamanami Highway Yufuin Hot Springs Unzen Hot Springs Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall Glover Garden Oura Church (Basilica) Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum Nagasaki Peace Park Shinkansen (Bullet train) Itsukushima Shrine Mt. Misen Peace Memorial Park Atomic Bomb Dome Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Hirosima Airport

Itineraries

Day 1

Morning - Afternoon

Fukuoka

Arrive at Fukuoka Airport

Afternoon - Evening

Fukuoka - Yufuin Hot Springs (Oita)

Stay in a traditional hot-spring hotel to learn about Japanese hot spring culture.

Proceed to Oita Yufuin on a bus. Check in a hotel in Yufuin Hot Springs.

Yufuin Yamanami highway
Yufuin Yamanami highway
hotel Yufuin Hot Springs (Hotel)

Tourist Spot

Yufuin Yamanami highway
Yamanami Highway

Day 2

Morning - Afternoon

Yufuin - Beppu/Oita City

School Exchange Visit

Go sightseeing around Yufuin Hot Springs.

After that, Visit a school inBeppu/Oita City, and enjoy an exchange with Japanese students of the same age.

 

school exchange
hotel Nagasaki (Hotel)

Evening

Beppu/Oita City - Unzen (Nagasaki)

Proceed to Unzen Hot Springs in Nagasaki prefecture by bus

hotel Unzen Hot Springs (Hotel)

Day 3

Morning

Mt. Unzen

Learn about threats of volcanic eruptions and disaster prevention

Visit Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall.

Unzen onsen hot spring
Unzen onsen hot spring
Nagasaki City

Encounter remaining examples of Nagasaki’s early contact with Western Culture.

Proceed to Nagasaki City.
Visit Glover Garden, Oura Church (Basilica), etc.

Nagasaki
Nagasaki
hotel Nagasaki (Hotel)

Day 4

Morning

Nagasaki City

Learn about the Atomic bombing of Nagasaki

Visit Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park.

Thousand cranes
Thousand cranes
hotel Nagasaki (Hotel)

Afternoon

Nagasaki sta. - Shin-Tosu sta. - Hiroshima sta.

Proceed to Hiroshima by Shinkansen

After that, via Sin-Tosu Shinkansen station, proceed to Hiroshima by Shinkansen Train.

Tourist Spot

Shinkansen (Bullet train) open_in_new

Shin-tosu sta. - Hiroshima sta.

Day 5

All day

Hiroshima City - Miyajima island (Hiroshima) - Hiroshima City

Visit Itsukushima Shrine, relish the sight of its fusion of architecture and nature.

Proceed to Miyajima Island from Hiroshima city by tram.

Enjoy day trip to Miyajima Island .

Visit the world heritage site Itsukushima Shrine and Mt. Misen etc.

Miyajima Itsukushima shrine
Miyajima Itsukushima shrine
hotel Hiroshima (Hotel)

Day 6

Morning - Afternoon

Hiroshima City

Learn about the Atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and Peace Memorial Park.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Afternoon

Depart from Hiroshima Airport on a flight headed home

Map

Fukuoka Airport Fukuoka City Fukuoka Tower Hakata Station Fukuoka Marine World Yamanami Highway Yufuin Hot Springs Unzen Hot Springs Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall Glover Garden Oura Church (Basilica) Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum Nagasaki Peace Park Shinkansen (Bullet train) Itsukushima Shrine Mt. Misen Peace Memorial Park Atomic Bomb Dome Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Hirosima Airport
place Fukuoka Airport
place Fukuoka City
place Fukuoka Tower
place Hakata Station
place Fukuoka Marine World
place Yamanami Highway
place Yufuin Hot Springs
place Unzen Hot Springs
place Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall
place Glover Garden
place Oura Church (Basilica)
place Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
place Nagasaki Peace Park
place Shinkansen (Bullet train)
place Itsukushima Shrine
place Mt. Misen
place Peace Memorial Park
place Atomic Bomb Dome
place Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
place Hirosima Airport