OPTIONAL TOUR EXTENSION
Overland luggage transfer Kyoto direct to KIX airport. Prepare an overnight bag for your stay in Kurashiki and Miyajima.
We transfer to Himeji with our guide by bullet train. Enjoy a sightseeing walk around the city, including visiting Himeji Castle. Himeji Castle has recently been restored and is one of the few original castles in Japan and often considered the most impressive.
Afterwards we transfer to the beautiful little town of Kurashiki by train and enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside the picturesque canals and Historic Quarter. Check into your hotel.
(Includes Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast we transfer to Hiroshima with our guide by train. Enjoy Guided sightseeing in Hiroshima and Miyajima Island by public transport.
We visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, before going to Miyajima by ferry. Explore Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine before check in to your Ryokan. Stay in Japanese style room.
Transfer from Miyajima to Hiroshima, where you take the bullet train to JR Shin Osaka station with your guide. Change trains and take the local train to JR Osaka station (approx. 4min on your own). Upon arrival walk to your hotel.
You then have free time to explore Osaka city. Osaka is easy to explore by subway and we recommend visiting Osaka Castle and Dotonbori, which is the most popular shopping, restaurant and entertainment street. Alternatively explore Osaka bay and visit Kaiyukan Aquarium, which is one of the largest in the world.
Early morning transferred by Express train to the futuristic Kansai International Airport in Osaka for your departure flight homeward.