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Classic Route

A relaxing vacation in mystical Yakushima Island

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On the first day, you will visit some of the popular spots in Kagoshima such as Sengan-en, a World Heritage Site that uses "borrowed scenery", and incorporates the background elements of active volcano Sakurajima and Kinko Bay as part of the gardens. After Sengan-en, you will go to the downtown area of Tenmonkan to eat and compare different Kagoshima gourmet foods. In the afternoon, head to the Onsen resort area to experience "Sunamushi Onsen", where you can lie down in the sand and enjoy the hot spring water. Detoxify your body with the hot spring water while enjoying the view of the summer sea. Enjoy a soothing day of gourmet food that will satisfy your body and soul. ©K.P.V.B


Take a ferry to Yakushima, a mountainous island located 60 km south of the southernmost tip of Kyushu. Upon arrival, enjoy snorkeling and diving in the shallow waters along the coast! Stay overnight at the SANKARA HOTEL & SPA YAKUSHIMA located on a hill in the subtropical rainforest with a panoramic view. Relax at the spa while soaking up the sea breeze!


On the third day, you will go deep into the wilderness of Yakushima, and spend the day touring around on the Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine Course, where you can enjoy the mystical world of deep green mossy forests and Yakusugi cedar trees. Discover the 4,000 year old Jomon cedar, an ancient World Heritage Site of Yakushima. Trekking in good weather at the end of the rainy season is the most relaxing experience. You will feel the abundant energy of nature.


On the fourth day, you will fly directly from Yakushima Airport to Fukuoka. Enjoy gourmet food and shopping in Fukuoka before returning home. Try the famous tonkotsu ramen at a food stall in Nakasu, Fukuoka's entertainment district! For souvenirs, we recommend mentaiko (spicy cod roe) and sweets made from strawberries, a specialty of Fukuoka. This trip will give you a taste of Kyushu's nature and the city all at once.


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