This 300km tour is one of our most easy tours. It brings us from island to island – mainly following coastal roads. Life goes a bit slower on Japan’s smaller islands, you will definitely enjoy the quiet countryside. The breathtaking sights of Nagasaki make a lasting impression.
Read Toby’s tour report.
Day 1 – 25km: Arrival in Fukuoka. Transfer to hotel.
Day 3 – 60km: Via beautiful valleys we reach the world famed pottery village Arita. Visit to a potter’s kiln. In the afternoon, we ride to Huis Ten Bosch theme park. If we have time, we visit Huis Ten Bosch.
Day 4 – 60km: From Huis Ten Bosch we bike around breathtaking Omura Bay to Nagasaki. In the afternoon, we visit the city.
Day 5 – 60km: In the morning we take a ferry to Amakusa island, home to Japan’s first Christians.
Day 6 – 50km: Another ferry brings us to Nagashima island. The spectacular coast road gently leads us to our final bike destination Izumi.
To continue your travel:
– hop on the brand new Kyushu Shinkansen bullet train (start 12 March 2011) or the scenic Orange Train Line back to Fukuoka or on to Kagoshima city.
– Take the 1,5hr shuttle bus to Kagoshima airport.
– The same shuttle bus brings you to Kirishima onsen.