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SEVEN STARS PRIVATE TRAIN, KYUSHU

AN EXCLUSIVE INVITATION: YOUR SUITE ON THE SEVEN STARS PRIVATE TRAIN, KYUSHU

YOUR CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE ONE OF THE MOST EXCLUSIVE RAIL JOURNEYS IN ASIA, RARELY AVAILABLE, A GENUINE BUCKET-LIST EXPERIENCE.

TRAVEL 4TH-8TH NOVEMBER 2019.

RUNNING THE WEEK IMMEDIATLEY AFTER THE RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL IN YOKOHAMA, IT’S THE PERFECT WAY TO COMPLETE A MAGICAL STAY IN JAPAN.

ONLY 3 LUXURY SUITES AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRIVATE JOURNEY, FULLY HOSTED BY POWDER BYRNE AND INSPIRED JAPAN FROM £8,280 PER PERSON.

Seven Stars Itinerary

To celebrate the launch of our Inspired Japan division and thanks to our close local relationships, we have been offered the rare and exclusive opportunity to access three luxury suites on the Seven Stars Cruise Train on the island of Kyushu - one of the most exclusive rail journeys in Asia and a closely guarded secret. Marvel at the striking landscapes of Kyushu island, renowned for a stunning volcanic landscape of national parks and hot springs. Spend four days and three nights journeying through the five prefectures of Fukuoka, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima and Kumamoto, providing a unique look into the charms of Kyushu in all its natural beauty.
Call our travel consultants on 020 8246 5300 or enquire online and book now to avoid disappointment.  

DAY 1 
Depart from Hakata Station

DAY 1 
Depart from Hakata Station

Once you depart from Hakata Station, you’ll make for Moji Port, with its atmosphere of history and high adventure. After touring Mojiko Station, it’s off to Yanagigaura in Oita Prefecture. From there, take a private bus to Usa Jingu Shrine, the head shrine of the Hachiman shrines throughout Japan and the home of many national treasures and important cultural properties. At dinner, savour French cuisine aboard the Seven Stars.

DAY 2
Aso & the Oita prefecture

DAY 2
Aso & the Oita prefecture

After enjoying the early morning scenery of Aso, have breakfast at the platform restaurant “Mars,” featuring dishes made with fresh vegetables grown with care in Aso. Stroll through Aso and the streets of Bungotaketa in Oita Prefecture, then spend the night at Yufuin. Relax at one of Kyushu’s outstanding traditional ryokans: Yufuin Tamanoyu, Kamenoi Bessou, or Sansou Murata.

DAY 3
Aoshima Shrine in Miyazaki

DAY 3
Aoshima Shrine in Miyazaki

After having breakfast at the ryokans, travel by private bus from Yufuin to Beppu Station. Between Beppu and Miyazaki stations, enjoy the scenery of the southern country, with its endless sky and ocean. In Miyazaki, you’ll visit Aoshima Shrine, the stage of a myth. For dinner, savor “Satsuma French” cuisine made with ingredients from Kyushu on the Seven Stars.

DAY 4
The Hisatsu Line

DAY 4
The Hisatsu Line

Have breakfast on the Seven Stars. On the final day, you’ll travel on the Hisatsu Line, where you can enjoy your railway journey to the fullest. You’ll see beautiful scenery that’s considered one of Japan’s three best “train window views,” and will be taken through loop lines and switchbacks. In addition, you’ll stop by historic train stations. At the end of your journey, a farewell event will be held on the train. Then it’s on to Hakata, the final stop on the tour.


 

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Approx. flight times
LHW - HND: 12 hours
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