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Bus service is available throughout Japan to take you to the major tourist sites and lesser known secret places, but sometimes it can be difficult for non-Japanese speaking visitors to find the timetable, route and reserve a seat. This is some of our recommended bus travel itineraries and we can arrange all the bus ticket mentioned below together with the accommodation for you.

What we can arrange

From Fukuoka / Hakata to major cities in Kyushu by express bus
From Takayama ~ Shirakawago by Nohi Bus
From Shirakawago ~ Kanazawa by Nohi Bus
*For other bus routes, please just send us the enquiry!

1. Sample Itinerary for visiting Japan Alps and natural beauties of Central Honshu

  1. Day 1

    Location
    Shinjuku > Matsumoto
    Hotel
    Matsumoto
    Depart from Shinjuku to Matsumoto
    e.g.
    Shinjuku 9:55 > Matsumoto 13:13
  2. Day 2

    Location
    Matsumoto
    Hotel
    Matsumoto
    Free to explore Matsumoto or day trip to Norikura Kogen
  3. Day 3

    Location
    Kamikochi
    Hotel
    Kamikochi
    Travel to Kamikochi
    e.g. Matsumoto 10:15 > Kamikochi 12:00
  4. Day 4

    Location
    Kamikochi
    Hotel
    Kamikochi
    Free to explore Kamikochi
  5. Day 5

    Location
    Hotaka > Takayama
    Hotel
    Takayama
    Visit Shin-Hotaka before heading to Takayama
    e.g.
    Kamikochi 11:00 > Hirayu Onsen 11:25
    Hirayu Onsen 11:40 > Shin-Hotaka Ropeway 12:25
    Enjoy magnificent view of Hotaka Mountain Range, one of the best view points for Autumn Colors.

    Shin-Hotaka Ropeway 15:55 > Takayama 17:31
  6. Day 6

    Location
    Takayama
    Hotel
    Takayama
    Free to explore Takayama
  7. Day 7

    Location
    Kanazawa > Shirakawa-go
    Hotel
    Kanazawa
    Travel to Kanazawa via Shirakawa-go
    e.g.
    Takayama 11:25 > Shirakawago 12:15
    Free to explore until bus departure time

    Shirakawago 15:55 > Kanazawa 17:20

2.Sample Itinerary for visiting some of the hidden gems in Kyushu

  1. Day 1

    Location
    Fukuoka > Miyazaki
    Hotel
    Miyazaki
    Depart from Fukuoka to Miyazaki then visit Udojingu shrine and Aoshima
    e.g.
    Fukuoka (Hakata Bus Terminal) 08:35 > Miyazaki 12:57
    Miyazaki 13:55 > Udojingu 15:23
    Visit Udojingu Shrine, a shinto shrine which is situated within a cave in the cliff face, overlooking the sea.

    Udojingu 16:42 > Aoshima 17:17
    Free to explore Aoshima! Aoshima is a small island surrounded by a wave shaped rock formation known as 'Oni no Sentakuita' (Ogre's Washboard). There is a Shinto shrine, Aoshima Jinja on the island.

    Aoshima 19:10 > Miyazaki 19:50
  2. Day 2

    Location
    Kagoshima
    Hotel
    Kagoshima
    Travel to Kagoshima
    e.g.
    Miyazaki 10:20 > Kagoshima-tenmonkan 13:21

    Free to explore Kagoshima!
  3. Day 3

    Location
    Kumamoto
    Hotel
    Kumamoto
    Travel to Kumamoto
    e.g.
    Kagoshima-Tenmonkan 08:52 > Kumamoto Kotsu centre 12:15

    Free to explore Kumamoto
  4. Day 4

    Location
    Takachiho > Fukuoka
    Travel to Takachiho and back to Fukuoka

    e.g. Kumamoto Kotsu centre 9:22 > Takachiho 12:43
    Free to explore Takachiho until bus departure time

    Takachiho 16:40 > Fukuoka (Hakata Bus Terminal) 20:29

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