You can save your time and money by using a private van
You will visit Dazaifu tenmangu shrine, Momochi area to see Fukuoka tower (photo stop), Tochoji temple and Kushida shrine. For lunch, you can experience a local ramen noodle restaurant, or a sushi restaurant inside a fish market. Using private taxi makes this one-day tour possible! Some spots can be changed upon your request.
Leaving hotel at 9:00, about 40min drive takes you to Dazaifu tenmangu shrine, then visit Momochi area to see Fukuoka tower (photo stop only), coming back to downtown area, you'll visit ruins of Fukuoka castle. For lunch you can enjoy a very local ramen noodle restaurant that are said to be the origin of Hakata ramen noodles or enjoy a local sushi restaurant inside a fish market. Or I can arrange a restaurant upon your request. Then you'll visit Tochoji temple and Kushida shrine. You can drop off Tenjin, JR Hakata st. , your hotel or even Marinowa shopping mall!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel
End location: Hotel or downtown area
Duration: 7 hours
If the traffic is very heavy, the duration may be longer.
You will use a mini van.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
37600 yen - Extra 37,600yen is necessary besides the base fee, which is for a mini van rental including a driver, gas, and toll, and 1,000 yen for the transportation to/from the meeting place of a guide. The rate is subject to change depending on the season. Please ask the rate and the availability of the van before booking. If the duration exceeds 7h, you are required to pay extra 5,040 yen per hour by taxi company.
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange the public transportation, or hire a taxi driver upon request.
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Kayoko was a wonderful guide and very flexible in adjusting to our preferences. She was very knowledgeable about various topics and was able to give us interesting insights about Fukuoka's history. If you're visiting Fukuoka, make sure to ask for Kayoko.