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Visit Takachiho from Fukuoka ~Homeland of the Japanese myth


Miyazaki
12 hours
up to 8 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), French ( Intermediate )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Good getaway from city! Takachiho is located in the northwest of Miyazaki. Although it takes more than 3 hours to get there from Fukuoka, it is worth visiting to see those beautiful sceneries. Takachiho has been known since ancient times as a sacred ground where the gods descended to earth. Let's visit some spiritual spots and feel the energy!

Itinerary

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  • Amanoiwato shrine
  • Amanoyasukawara (big cave)
  • Takachiho shrine
  • Takachiho gorge
  • Kunimigaoka (observation deck)

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What to Expect

In this tour, we'll visit Takachiho from Fukuoka. It takes about 3 hours and 40 mins by bus from Fukuoka city. Once we arrive in Takachiho, we'll have lunch near the bus station. Then we'll hire a taxi and first go to Amanoiwato shrine, this shrine venerates the nearby site of the Amanoiwato or "holy rock cave" where, according to Japan's oldest chronicles, the sun goddess Amaterasu hid herself when she was angered by the violence of her brother. Then, we will walk to Amanoyasukawara (big cave) where 8millions gods and goddesses gathered to have an important meeting. After the cave, we will visit Takachiho shrine which is the most important Shinto shrine in the area. After that, we will go to the Takachiho gorge. The Takachiho Gorge was designated as National Scenic and Natural Monument for its spectacular view. At the end, we'll visit Kunimigaoka observation deck, enjoy the beautiful view of Takachiho from there.
Finally we go back to the bus center and take a bus to Fukuoka city. We'll arrive at Fukuoka around 8:20pm.

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Departure & Return

Depart From fukuoka
Starting time 08:00 AM
Meeting Point at Tenjin or Hakata bus terminal station
Ending Point at Tenjin or Hakata bus terminal station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee to Takachiho for you and guide
★Fukuoka city ↔Takachiho by bus ¥7,200 per person
Taxi fee in Takachiho ¥10,500 (maximum of 3 people) ☆If you prefer a bigger car, it will be some extra. Please ask me for more details.
Your lunch

Important

I can guide you around Miyazaki and Nagasaki area if you pay my round transportation fee from Fukuoka. ★to Nagasaki 5,000 JPY / to Miyazaki 8,000 JPY / to Beppu(Oita) 5,000yen in addition to the usual guide fee and transportation fee during the tour. Please contact me before you make any reservation for the tours in Nagasaki and Miyazaki.

★It is very important to be present at Tenjin or Hakata bus terminal station on time (deperture time is 8:00am at Hakata and 8:20am at Tenjin bus terminal)
★Come with comfortable shoes.
★It is possible that sometimes they close the route to Amanoyasukawara (due to the heavy rain), and in that case you may not be able to visit the cave.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

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Starting and ending points of the tour.

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Will there be other tourists in my tour?

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Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 25 )
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Dennis Dennis United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Great Day In Nagasaki ”

Hitomi did an absolutely fantastic job in providing us a wonderful nine hour tour of Nagasaki. She is gracious, knowledgeable and forever providing great tour information. We would recommend her to anyone. Denny and Barbara Alvey

Hitomi:

Hello Denny and Barbara Thank you for your kind review, I'm happy that you had good time. It was a pleasure to guide and introduce you to this fantastic city. I hope you come back again to Kyushu island so I can take you to other beautiful and interesting sites! Hitomi

ratih Ratih United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Tour of Nagasaki ”

After meeting at the hotel where my daughter and I stayed in Fukuoka, all of us went to the station to go to Nagasaki. Right when we arrived in Nagasaki, Hitomi talked about Nagasaki and its history and a lot more information that we didn't know about before. She explained things clearly, had taught my daughter how to do origami and also taught her how to properly rinse and pray at the temple. She had also brought us to a great restaurant for lunch. I highly recommend Hitomi because of how informative she is and she also has great English.

Hitomi:

I'm glad you enjoyed the tour in Nagasaki. Yes, Nagasaki is a very interesting and unique place that I love taking people there. It was nice climbing all the 193steps with you, hope you liked the view from the shrine! Please come back to Kyushu again for Takachiho next time! Hitomi

Jimmy Jimmy Malaysia ( Friends )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Hitomi is an excellent Tour Guide with excellent English language skills. ”

Hitomi is an excellent Tour Guide. We were a group of six persons from Malaysia with no Japanese language skills. Her English language skills was more than adequate - better than some of us. She was very prompt which is important. She arranged a tour that suited are available time and adjusted as needed. She was very polite and consideration of our needs. She was very knowledgeable of the places we visited including the history and culture. She also did an excellent job in getting us all from one place to the next tour stop. That was not easy but she knew how to arrange the transportation. All of my group was very satisfied with the cost. In fact, we thought it was a "bargain" and would have paid more for such good service. I would definitely use Hitomi again. She was excelle... read more

Hitomi:

Hello Jimmy. Thank you for your kind message. It was nice meeting you all and I had lots fun talking with you too. I'm very happy to hear that you all had good time. It was fun taking your group to that sushi restaurant, they seemed really enjoy it, especially your wife:) So you made it to Nagasaki ok the next day, great! If you come back to Kyushu again, please let me take you to Miyazaki and show you beautiful shrines and we'll have delicious fresh fish lunch. Please take good care and say hello to all your friends for me. Hitomi

Nanette Nanette United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Aoshima Shrine and Bedrock Bath ”

We spent a day with Hitomi while on a cruise of Japan. She met us at the port, and we traveled to the Aoshima shrine. It was a rainy day, but Hitomi was very knowledgeable, and the shrine was beautiful. After the shrine, we had a traditional Japanese lunch that was very good, and then visited the bedrock bath which was a fun and very unique experience. I highly recommend it, and Hitomi was terrific the whole day.

Hitomi:

Thank you for your kind message. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour despite of the unfortunate rain. I think the bedrock bath is an unique experince you can do in that area. The restaurant is one of my favorites and recommended places, I'm glad you liked it. Please come back again and we will welcome you with the shiny sun next time! Hitomi

Ted Ted United States ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Great time ”

We had an excellent time with Hitomi. We covered almost everything on our proposed itenerary and she has excellent English. Highly recommended.

Hitomi:

Dear Ted, Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your time and food at the restaurant. 193 steps was a bit tough thing to do after your itinerary in Busan, sorry about that. Please come to Kyushu again, and I will show you many other interesting sites! Hitomi

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