Day Tour

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from Kyoto: Itsukushima Jinja Shrine, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Atomic Bomb Dome

  • Shinkansen
  • Shrine
  • Heritage
  • Full Day
  • Pick up
  • Drop off

per person

This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Visit the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on this leisurely tour. Visit the Main Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which was newly reopened after renovations in April 2019. Look forward to seeing wild deer in the untouched abundant nature of Miyajima. Enjoy a comfortable Shinkansen ride between Kyoto and Hiroshima.

Day 1: Kyoto - Hiroshima - Kyoto


Depart from the Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) 
Depart from Kyoto Station  (125 min)  
From Kyoto Station to Hiroshima Station.
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
Arrive at Hiroshima Station  
Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Depart from Hotel Granvia Hiroshima  
Go to Miyajimaguchi by bus
The type of transportation (mini bus, taxi van, taxi, train or other) between Hiroshima and Miyajima will vary depending on the number of participants.
From Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Port  (5 min)  
Go to Miyajimaguchi by ferry
Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Lunch (meal charges not included in the tour)  (120 min)  
A World Heritage site. Established in the 6th century, this shrine is one of Japan's finest, and is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles' residence in the Heian period). The contrast of the green of Mount Misen behind the lacquered shrine pavilion and the blue of the Seto Sea is beautiful and evocative of the underwater palace of Ryugujo.
From Miyajima Port to Miyajimaguchi  (5 min)  
Via ferry
Depart from Miyajimaguchi  (30 min)  
Take the bus to Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum  (100 min)
This large-scale park was established in 1949 after the Pacific War ended, and is visited by countless visitors as a symbol of peace. The museum within the park is an Important Cultural Property of Japan, and was built to remind future generations of the terror wrought by atomic bombs.
Atomic Bomb Dome
The Atomic Bomb Dome is a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII, the first atomic bombs used in human history, and has been preserved as it was to promote peace and elimination of atomic weapons around the world.
Arrive at Hiroshima Station
Depart from Hiroshima Station  (125 min)  
From Hiroshima Station to Kyoto Station
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
8:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Arrive at Kyoto Station, Tour Ends

No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Kyoto Station.


Departure Date

<2022> Jan.5-Dec.23 Jan: 5,10,12,17,19,24,26,31 Feb: 2,7,9,14,21,23,28 Mar: Mon, Wed,Fri,Sat Apr: Everyday May: Mon, Wed,Fri,Sat Jun: Mon,Wed,Fri Jul: Mon, Wed,Fri,Sat Aug: 1,3,5,15,17,19,22,24,26,29,31 Sep: 2,3,5,7,9,10,12,14,16,21,26,28,30 Oct: Everyday Nov: Mon, Wed,Fri,Sat Dec: 2,5,7,9,12,14,16,19,21,23 (Except: Oct.8-10


No meals


English Speaking Guide service is included.

Pick up and Drop off

Pick up service / Drop off service :Not Available

Minimum Participants Required

2 people


National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter fee, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour

Cost excludes

Lunch charges


[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
- To prevent infection, please participate wearing face masks.
- On the day of the tour, a health check and temperature screening will be conducted. Those with a temperature of 37.5 and above as well as those who do not feel well may not be allowed to participate.

- The above are subject to change depending on the infection status. Please be sure to follow the guide's instructions.
Please check the following for the most up-to-date information.


[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- Due to repairs starting from June 2019, Itsukushima Shrine's East Corridor, Marodo Shrine Worship Hall (scheduled to end Dec. 2022), and part or all of the large torii gate (end date TBD) will not be visible.
- The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.


[Bus Company]
Tsubame Kotsu (in general); Carp Kanko; Honshi Bus Kaihatsu; or Chugoku JR Bus Company Co., Ltd.
*In general, Tsubame Kotsu will be used.
If otherwise, it will be specified in the final itinerary.
*Depending on the number of tour participants, transportation to be used may be other than a large bus (mid-size bus, small bus), a hired car (van, minivan - Tsubame Kotsu), a taxi, or train on some parts of the tour.
Standard transportation for approximate number of customers:
- Large bus: around 25 people or more
- Mid-size bus: around 19-24 people
- Small bus: around 9-18 people
- Van (hired car): around 5-8 people
- Train (Hiroshima Station--Miyajimaguchi Station) + Minivan (hired car, Miyajimaguchi Station--Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park--Hiroshima Station): around 3-4 people
- Train (Hiroshima Station--Miyajimaguchi Station) + Taxi (Miyajimaguchi Station--Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park--Hiroshima Station): around 2 people
Seats may not be designated.


[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Sunrise Tours Desk inside Avanti (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit): 7:50
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
This tour does not include meal charges for lunch. Please eat lunch on your own at Miyajima (not included). Thank you for your understanding.
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
Seats may not be designated.

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Single Supplement
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 days or more days prior, no charge. Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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