2 days, 1 night
journey

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This is a round trip of northern Kyushu. It travels through the 4 prefectures of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, and Kumamoto. The main event of the first day is the visit to Arita town. The pottery from Arita has a 400 year history. On this journey, one can visit an Arita Porcelain kiln. Works from this famous kiln are on display on-board the Seven Stars, and during the visit one can appreciate the beauty of the traditions and techniques that have developed in Arita. The meticulous design of the rooms on the train will ensure that this will be a special journey.

Course details & Schedule

This information is for journeys between August 2017 and February 2018 (Please see here for current journeys).
Applicable dates: September 30th / October 7th / November 11th / December 2nd / January 6th / February 3rd

Day 1 (Saturday)

  • Meals :
  • Lunch /
  • Dinner /
  • Kinsei Lounge (Hakata Sta.)

    Welcome CeremonyPlease come to the lounge by 08:50am

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  • Hataka Sta.Dep 10:00
  • Arita Sta.Arr 13:00
    Optional plansAround 3 hours

    1. Visit famous kiln (kiln changes weekly) and tour of town
    2.  Stay on train (tea time on board – train travels to Sasebo)

  • Sasebo Sta.Dep 16:30
  • Nagasaki Sta.Arr 20:20
    Optional tour

    Optional Nagasaki night view tour

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  • Nagasaki Sta.Dep 23:20
  • Stay the night on the train

Day 2 (Sunday)

  • Meals :
  • Breakfast /
  • Lunch /
  • Tosu Sta.Dep 07:10
  • Tamana Sta.Arr 09:40 Dep 12:10
    Optional touraround 5 hours

    1. Tour of Yamaga then Lunch
    2. Stay on the train and Lumch (Tamana – Yatsushiro – Tamana)

  • Yatsushiro Sta.Arr 13:20 Dep 14:20
  • Tamana Sta.Dep 15:40

    Farewell event

  • Hakata Sta.Arr 17:30