Day 1 FUKUOKA (–/–/D)
Upon arrival at Fukuoka Airport, meet our friendly tour guide. Proceed to Fukuoka Tower, claimed to be the tallest seaside tower in Japan. Right after, have a short photo stop at Seaside Momochi, modern waterfront located on reclaimed land along Hakata Bay with a wide variety of shopping and dining option. Next, have free time shopping at Don Quijote; Japan’s famous discount chain store. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant. Lastly, move to hotel and check- in.
Day 2 FUKUOKA – HUIS TEN BOSCH – NAGASAKI (B/L/D)
After breakfast inside the hotel, check out. Drive to Sasebo area and enjoy free time at HUIS TEN BOSCH, a theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture which recreates a Dutch town. It is named after one of the residences of the Dutch Royal Family. The spacious resort is infused with a European atmosphere with its picturesque canals; iconic windmills beautiful garden and architecture along with museums, theatres, amusement rides and various shops and restaurants. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Right after, Move to NAGASAKI PEACE PARK AND ATOMIC BOMB MUSEUM, commemorating the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II. Thereafter, Drive to Nagasaki and visit 26 MARTYRS MUSEUM AND MONUMENT, the museum for the twenty six Christians who were crucified in 1597 in Nagasaki for practicing Christianity when the religion had been banned. Dinner at a local restaurant then transfer to hotel.
Day 3 NAGASAKI – SAGA (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, check – out. First, Visit GLOVER GARDEN built for Thomas Blake Glover, a Scottish merchant who contributed to the modernization of Japan in shipbuilding, coal mining, and other fields. In it stands the Glover Residence, the oldest Western style house surviving in Japan and Nagasaki’s foremost tourist attraction. Next, visit OURA CATHEDRAL, site of the Martyrdom of the 26 saints in Japan. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Right after, Drive to Saga area and visit YUTOKU INARI SHRINE, considered one of Japan’s top three shrines dedicated to Inari. One of Shinto’s most popular deities, Inari is associated with rice, prosperity and foxes. Proceed to MIFUNEYAMA RAKUEN, “rakuen” directly translating into “paradise” in Japanese is a flower-laden site spread out over 500,000 square meters at the base of Mt. Mifune in Takeo City. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 4 SAGA – FUKUOKA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel then check-out. Start off your tour by visiting YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK, an outstanding archaeological site in Saga Prefecture. The sprawling park covers a large settlement from the Yayoi Period where dozens of pit dwellings, elevated store houses and over 2000 tombs were unearthed. It is the largest and most important Yayoi Period site in Japan, and the best place to learn about this era of Japanese history. Drive to Fukuoka and visit KUNCHO SAKE BREWERY. Thereafter, have free time shopping at TOSU PREMIUM OUTLET. Lunch and Dinner will be served at a local restaurant. Transfer to hotel and check – in.
Day 5 FUKUOKA – DEPARTURE (B/L/–)
After breakfast at hotel, check – out. Drive to Hakata proceed to DAZAIFU TENMANGU SHRINE, a shrine built over the grave of Michizane Sugawara venerated by the Japanese throughout the country as “ Tenman-Tenjin” or “the defied spirit of Michizane”; also known as the God of literature and calligraphy. Enjoy free time at HAKATA CANAL CITY. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In time, transfer to Fukuoka Airport for your flight back to Manila.
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