About this Tour and Activity:

Kurokawa Onsen (黒川温泉) is located in Kumamoto Prefecture and close to Mt. Aso. It is one of Japan’s most magnificent natural Hot spring & resort, that attract not only Japanese but foreigners too! The best thing of Kurokawa Onsen (Hot Spring) water is its constant temperature between 40°C – 42°C in all weather conditions which is comfortable for bating as well as ideal for relaxing, soaking tired muscles, pampering the skin, even some hot springs are believed to be helpful in treating skin illness as it contains Mildly Acidic (PH3-6), Mildly alkaline (PH 7.5-8.5) more..

Things to do:
  • Hot Spring (Onsen)
  • Experience Japanese Cloth (Yukata)
  • Onsen-Hopping Pass
  • Please carry Printed e-ticket of Tour Booking or Smart Phone e-ticket.
  • Add-on services are booked as per your booking order. So, please bring your booking ticket (reservation ticket).
  • Bus departs on time. So, make sure to arrive 10 mins before the bus depart. We are not responsible for your late arrival.

Kyushu Odan Bus Everyday (3 Buses)

  • @ Kumamoto Sta.(Get-in)
  • @ Kumamoto Sakuramachi BT (Get-in)
  • @ Aso Kumamoto Airport (Get-in)
  • @ Aso Sta.(Get-in)
  • @ Kurokawa Bus Stop (Get-off)

10 min by walk

Kurokawa Information Center:

There are English, Japanese, Korean speakers at the counter.
Tourists may ask for Hot-spring route map, SIM card etc.There is a Hot-spring Pass for up to 3 different baths (Hopping Pass)

Get the Kurokawa Onsen Map Onsen Hopping Pass @ 1300 Yen

Also, can buy towels, souvenirs!

5 min by walk

Cave Bath @ Yamanoyado Shinmeikan:

It is popular for its “Cave Shaped Bath” as you can see the image.The hot water has saline & Sulphur which help the skin to retain moisture & refresh you.

Tourist can choose any 3 outdoor baths from the list of 24 ryokan (hot-springs)

No private lockers & towels facilities!

5 min by walk

River-side Bath @ Yamamizuki:

One of the best hot-spring. It has both indoor & outdoor baths.
The water contains Ph3-Ph6, suitable for all kind of skins. Also help muscle pain as well as relieve insomnia.

Tourist can choose any 3 outdoor baths from the list of 24 ryokan (hot-springs)

Private lockers are available!

5 min by walk

Nearest Bath to Kurokawa Bus Stop @ Ikoi Ryokan:

This Japanese traditional ryokan has verities of indoor and outdoor.The water contains Ph3-Ph6, suitable for all kinds of skins.Try boiled egg boiled in natural hot spring.

Private lockers are available!


If you buy Onsen Hopping Pass, then you can choose any 3 outdoor
baths from the list of 24 ryokan (hot-springs)

Back to Kurokawa Onsen Bus Stop

  • @ Get-in from Kurokawa Bus Stop @ 15:25/16:25 Get-off
  • @ Aso Sta.
  • @ Aso Kumamoto Airport
  • @ Kumamoto Sakuramachi BT
  • Kumamoto Sta.


There are limited restaurants in Kurokawa area.

Vegetarian: Try Dangojiri, Veg-Tenpura. Udon, Soba
Meat-lovers:Try Yakiniku, Aka-ushi, Ramen, Donburi with meat
Fish-lovers: Try Sushi, Sashimi, Seafood-Tempura, Donburi with seafoods

  • AC
  • Free WiFi
  • Recline Seat
  • Charger
  • Restroom
  • Luggage Trunk
  • 40-45 Seats
  • * Normally, all the highway buses have above facilities but it may change some times. So, please re-confirm to the diver when you will ride the bus.


All buses are fully Air Conditioner

Free WiFi

*Free WiFi facilities are on-board the bus

Power Outlets

*Every seat has its own charging point


*All the highway buses have restrooms

Luggage Trunk

All the highway buses have luggage storage

Overhead Storage

Please carry hand baggage on-board the bus

Hook & Net-bag

All the buses have hook & net-beg


*Table facilities are in some buses.

Cancellation Policy

If you want to cancel your tour booking, you must intimate in writing/email to the company or online (from your login account). The following cancellation charges would apply:-

No. When a cancellation is made Cancellation Fee Per Person
1 1-day or more prior to the departure of the Tour JPY 150
2 Same day or after the bus depart of the Tour Non-refundable
3 No Show Non-refundable
4 Bus cancelled due to natural hazard such as earthquake, heavy rain etc. 100% refund of the Tour cost
Modification/Amendment/Change your booking:
  • Online Options : There are no modification/amendment in your tour booking order. So, please cancel your tour booking and make a new tour booking.
  • Email / Phone: After confirmation of booking, if the customers wish to change the booking, for example your chosen departure bus stop or arrival bus stop point, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may depend upon the bus seat availability and the bus route.
  • Any request for changes to be made must be in writing email from the person who made the booking.
  • Handling fee (JPY 150 Per Person) will be applicable during Booking as well as Cancellation.
  • Please allow 3 business days to process your modification/cancellation request.
  • For refund amount policy, read “Terms & Conditions”.
Bus changed/canceled due to natural disasters:
  • We shall first try to provide you alternative dates for the tour.
  • If the, the alternative dates do not match your schedule, we shall refund 100 % of booking fee which was made by Kyushu Bus Booking. (Transaction fee depends on your credit card company)
Terms & Condition
Where to Book :

Visit Kyushu Bus Booking official website


Booking Order Amount :

Please read complete details of the tour, bus details, itinerary, optional products, inclusions, exclusions, price and cancellation policy, before making the payment. After payment all the details of your booking order will be send on your registered email. Also you can check your booking order from your “My Page”. We accept all major credits cards : VISA / MasterCard / JCB / American Express

Invoice & Booking Details

Your booking details with seat reservation & price details will mention in your email as well as “My page”. If you need an invoice, please write us an email with details of your booking order and name of the person to raise an invoice within 30 calendar days of the end of the Tour.

Cancellation / Amendments :
  • Please read the cancellation policy.
Refund Amount & Policy :
  • Once the booking order has been cancelled, the refund amount (as per cancellation policy) will be refunded to the same credit card used. The timing of a refund depends on the billing cycle of the credit card company. For more details please ask to your credit card company.
General :
  • Children below the age of 6, if accompanied by an adult and not occupying a seat, will be free of charge.Not more than two children will be carried free of charge for any one adult.
  • Passengers who are not at the bus stop after scheduled departure time are not guaranteed a seat assignment.
  • The bus schedule may be adjusted subject to traffic and weather conditions without prior notice to passengers.
  • Smoking on buses is strictly prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed on bus and trunk.
  • Please fasten your seat-belts while riding the bus for your safety.
Complaints :
  • If the Tour Participant has any complaint in respect of services of any independent contractor, he/she shall immediately notify the same in writing/email through online/mail.
  • Any claim or complaint by the Tour Participant must be notified to the Company in writing/email within 30 calendar days of the end of the Tour. No complaint or claim notified after this period will be entertained and the Company shall not incur any liability in respect thereof.

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