At Asia Senses Travel we’re adventurers at heart. Our journeys are all about discovering new places and cultures while creating unforgettable memories through physical activity and breathtaking scenery.
Featuring Kyushu Island's lush, volcanic terrain and sub-tropical climate, Kumamoto blends stunning natural attributes with intriguing culture and historic attractions.
Kumamoto is deeply proud of its greatest landmark, the 400-year-old Kumamoto Castle, which the city radiates. The hilltop Takeda Castle Town is another historical site of note, now just ruins but breathtaking nonetheless, earning the nickname "Japan's Machu Picchu". Nature-lovers also find plenty to be captivated by in Kumamoto, whether it's gorges, waterfalls, flower gardens or volcanoes on the itinerary. For those with time, Mount Aso - an hour and 40 minutes from Kumamoto - is a popular destination. Its vast caldera measures upwards of 75 miles and its central cone comprises five different peaks, an irresistible draw for the hiking enthusiast.
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The best time to visit Kumamoto is in April to May and August until November, in which you have a pleasant till hot temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kumamoto is 33°C in August and the lowest is 10°C in January.
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Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel to Kumamoto, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Kumamoto on a bespoke touring itinerary to Japan, do not hesitate to contact us.