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Fukuoka Short Stay

  • Duration
    4 days
  • Tour Type
    Short Stay
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Home to the iconic street stalls – Known as Yatai and the Ramen noodle, Fukuoka is the place to venture to for delicious Japanese cuisine. The region also offers great views of golden foliage in Autumn and an abundance of colour when the pink cherry blossoms bloom in spring.

The gateway to Kyushu Island, Fukuoka Prefecture offers the ideal combination of culture, history, urban city, and delicious cuisine. Home to the iconic street stalls – Known as Yatai and the Ramen noodle, your taste buds will be singing! Explore stunning gardens, unique shrines and cruise on the ancient Yanagawa River. Depending on when you travel, experience the vibrant autumn foliage or the stunning blooms of the cherry blossom trees.

Main banner photo provided by Fukuoka Prefecture Tourism Association.

  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 3 , Lunches: 3 , Dinners: 1
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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Upon arrival in Fukuoka, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Begin your adventure with a traditional lunch of Mizutaki (Chicken soup hot pot) before venturing out to explore Dazaifu city. Visit Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, one of the most important Tenmangu Shrines throughout Japan. Take a short walk to Kyushu National Museum and learn about the history of Japan and its cultural exchanges with its neighbours throughout Asia. This evening is at leisure for you to venture out and perhaps try some of the local delicacies at the street food stalls, Yatai, popular with locals and visitors.

    • Lunch
  • Day 2

    Begin your day with a shared scenic riverboat ride on the ancient Yanagawa Canal, weaving through the waterways and ducking under some low-lying bridges whilst enjoying the sounds of your boatman singing traditional Japanese trot songs. Following lunch at a local restaurant continue to Hakata Machiya, an exhibition of life and culture in Hakata. Gain insight about the old daily life and culture of Fukuoka Prefecture.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
  • Day 3

    When travelling in late April to mid-May your adventure will begin at Kawachi Wisteria Garden (alternative blooming will be viewed outside the wisteria season, weather dependent). Stroll through a tunnel of over 22 varieties of wisteria blooms. Enjoy the heavenly fragrance. Following lunch, you will stroll through a traditional market Tanga Ichiba Market which has over 120 stalls lined in a narrow little street in Kokura. Continue onto Kokura-jo Castle and Garden dating back to the Edo period of 1602. This evening, take in the spectacular night views from the observation deck of the Fukuoka tower.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Enjoy your day at leisure explore more of the city before your private transfer with guide to Fukuoka airport.

    • Breakfast
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Fukuoka Short Stay map

Places Visited: Fukuoka (3N)

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