Day trip

Local Bus Tour

Visit a World Cultural Heritage ‘Sakitsu Village in Amakusa’

Basic charge
JPY4,200~JPY4,200( day trip)
Departure place
Kumamoto Sakuramachi Bus terminal
JR Kumamoto Station
Set period
Tour code

Key points of the course

Depart from the central part of Kumamoto city. This bus tour allows you to fully enjoy and learn about some of the most fascinating historical places in Amakusa! This tour includes: return tickets of Amakusa-go which runs between inner city of Kumamoto and Hondo Bus Center in Amakusa, and a bus guide on the 「 ‘Amakusa Gurutto Shuyu Bus’ (*in Japanese). It is more affordable than when you buy tickets separately!
Amakusa-go is first-come, first-served basis and reservations are not required. You can choose your bus times (for both ways) according to your preference. You can leave early to spend more time in Amakusa before taking Amakusa Gurutto Shuyu Bus or you can take your time in the city and take Amakusa-go just in time for the Amakusa Gurutto Shuyu Bus you reserved. You will have plenty of time to look around freely in Amakusa.

Special gift

Itinerary of the tour

▼Diamond until 7/31▼
※Timetables after 8/1 will be posted as soon as they are decided
Sakuramachi Kumamoto Bus terminal(Depart from 9:30) / JR Kumamoto station(Depart from 9:38) = (On the way Amakusa-go) = Hondo Bus center(ARR 12:02)

<< Free time until the departure of Amakusa Gurutto Shuyu Bus >>
※Please make sure to present your tickets at Hondo Bus Center.
※No meals included in this plan; please have lunch on you own.

<< Amakusa Gurutto Shuyu Bus B course >>
Hondo Bus Center( Deppart at 12:50) = = Amakusa Collegio-kan* (13:30~14:00) = = Walk around the Sakitsu Village(14:10~15:10)
= = Amakusa Rosary Museum*・and Oe Church(15:20~16:15) = = Hondo Bus Center(Arrive at 17:45)
(*Admission fee for the places with * marks are not included, please pay on the spot) *Amakusa Collegio-kan:[Admission fee]Adult \200, high school students \150, Junior high and Primary school students \100 *Amakusa Rosary Museum:[Admission fee] Adult \300, High school students \200, Junior high and Primary school students \150
■About facility closed days (after April 1)…Rosary Museum:Closed on Wednesday、Collegio-kan:Closed on Thursdays
※In the case of a public holiday, the next day is closed. On closed days, facility visits before and after will be longer.

Depart from Hondo Bus Center = (Express Amakusa-go) = Arrive at JR Kumamoto Statio / Sakuramachi Bus Terminal
※Please choose your preferred bus time for the returning trip→Please use the timetable
Meal(s) Breakfast×  Lunch×  Dinner×


  • Amakusa-go is first-come, first-served basis and reservations are not required. In other words, you might not be able to get on to the bus when all the seats are taken before your arrival.
  • Due to some church evens, your visit to churches might suddenly get cancelled or it may be changed to quick observation from the bus windows. Please keep it in mind that Churches are important place for its followers to gather and pray. Your respect towards their culture and visiting manners are much appreciated.
  • Please note that times, such as departure and arrival times, listed on the itinerary could be changed due to the condition of roads and traffics.
  • Times, such as departure and arrival times, might be changed due to the revision of time schedule for buses and other transportations.
  • We cannot guarantee to provide any replacement of tickets nor rearrangement of transportations when you missed your transports or made mistakes such as took a wrong bus or get off at wrong bus stop.

  • Condition of the tour

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    tour attendant Tour manager No tour guide Tour guide No
    Minimum number of person Minimum number of participant(s) 1person HotelStayTitle

    Calendar with departure dates

    Please click on the date you wish to travel and then fill in the application page.

    Availability: ◎:more then 10○:5-9△:1-4×:Sold out-:By phone call onlyRQ:We accept requests

    ※Meaning of receiving a reservation request※

    Please note that we cannot confirm your reservation by just receiving your reservation request.

    We will contact you within 3 business days to inform you the completion of your request or

    if the seats are already full and the request cannot be accepted.

    Please contact us if you did not hear from us within 3 business days.

    ※()Child's rates in the brackets

    The application deadline

    Online reservation can be accepted until 2days before the departure date
    (excluding the end and the beginning of year)

    About the Tour fee

    Junior high students and above:price for adults
    Primary school students:price for children
    Children under school age:free of charge

    Other important matters

  • Unmarked dates are either the dates that customers cannot make reservation or tours are not initially planned on those days.
  • Although it has a sign of【×:End Of Sales】, there might be some condition changes for the tour you wish to join and it may still have some seats available for you to reserve. Therefore, please contact us directly on the phone to reconfirm the availability of the tour.

  • Inquiry, tour planning and operation

    Tour code :<A1-RT1A-000120>
    Please inform your tour code to our operator
    when you are booking or making inquiry on the phone.

    Make a reservation / inquiry
    Tel. 096-300-5535 (FAX:096-355-1296)

    Tel. 096-300-5535 (FAX:096-355-1296)

    Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co., Ltd.
    Kyushu Tourist Center
    【Integrated travel business handling manager】Toshiyuki Sakai
    【Open Hours】10:00~17:00

    Tour planning and operation
    Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co.,Ltd.【Address】〒860-0806  4-3 Hanabata-cho, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto city

    【Registration number】熊本県知事登録旅行業第2-276号