Kyushu Onsen to Onsen

Price from
US$ 2,200
Duration
6 Days / 5 Nights
Distance
221 km
Tour code
JPN-JKP
Next departure
09-Apr-2018
Number of Cycling Days 4
Average Distance Per Day: 55
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150 Km
Average Climbing Per Day: 727
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2,250 m
Total Cycling Distance 221 kilometres
Accommodation Included
Bike Hire Included
Single Supplement US$ 350

All About this Tour

The forested slopes of Kunisaki peninsula of Kyushu have samurai castles, Buddhist temples, and rugged volcanic nature to reveal. Many overlook this remote corner of Kyushu, but those who make the effort will discover some of the most undisturbed pawā spotto (spiritual places) in all of Japan.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Meet in Fukuoka, Japan's sixth-largest city for a welcome dinner and trip briefing.

Day 2

Visit Kyushu National Museum then start cycling in Dazaifu, visiting the shrine and temple before arriving in a hot spring resort and Edo-era mer-chant town of Hida.

Day 3

We change terrain and have a bit of a climb, slowly make our way up to Oishitoge Pass (475 m). But the reward is a terrific downhill to the town of Usa.

Day 4

We climb up Mount Futago. On our way down, we visit one of Japan’s oldest wooden temples. Cycling along beaches and ports, we arrive at our ryokan, with an onsen overlooking the blue sea.

Day 5

We ride inland to avoid busy roads to the town of Kitsuki, with well-preserved samurai districts and Kitsuki Castle. We end our tour in Japan's most famous hot spring resort at Beppu town.

Day 6

Transfer to Oita Airport for your onward flight or choose to extend your trip in Beppu and back to Fukuoka.

Additional journey information

Meets: Fukuoka
Ends: Beppu
Fly in to: Fukuoka Airport (FUK)
Fly out of: Oita Airport (OIT)
Countries visited: Japan
Minimum age: 7 (on scheduled departures)

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