Land Only Package

2-Day Hiroshima & Kurashiki Tour (Round Trip from Kyoto)

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

per person USD 777
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This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Tour around popular sightseeing spots in Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kurashiki. This is a round-trip tour from Kyoto. Visit the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on Day 1. Visit the Main Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which was newly reopened after renovations in April 2019. On Day 2, visit the popular Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and Okayama Korakuen, one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan.

Day 1: Kyoto - Hiroshima

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Pick-up Service  
From hotels to Kyoto Station (Customers at some hotels are to transfer on foot)
 
Kyoto Station  (125 min)  
From Kyoto Station to Hiroshima Station.
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
 
Hiroshima Station  
Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
 
Hotel Granvia Hiroshima  
Go to Miyajimaguchi by bus
[Remarks] The type of transportation (mini bus, large van, taxi, train, etc.) between Hiroshima Station and Miyajima and from Shin-Kurashiki Station to Okayama Station will vary depending on the number of participants.
 
From Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Port  (5 min)  
Go to Miyajima 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
 
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.
 
5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Hotel in Hiroshima City  

Day 2: Hiroshima - Kurashiki - Kyoto

8:10 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Hotel in Hiroshima City  
Walk to Hiroshima Station
 
From Hiroshima Station to Shin-Kurashiki Station  (90 min)  
(Kodama Shinkansen, reserved seating)
 
From Shin-Kurashiki Station to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter  
Transportation will be on a JR train (local service, non-reserved seating) and a taxi when the number of participants does not reach 6.
 
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter  (80 min)  
Stroll through many of the original storehouses that have been preserved from the Edo and Meiji Periods (Edo: 1603–1868, Meiji: 1868–1912).
 
Western-style lunch at Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel  (60 min)
Ohara Museum of Art  (40 min)
Not only the collection of modern and western art, but the ancient Greek architecture and the ivy-covered stone walls also attract many visitors.
 
Kurashiki Station to Okayama Station  (20 min)  
(JR Local Train, non-reserved seat)
 
Okayama Station  
Head to Korakuen Garden by taxi.
 
Korakuen Garden  (40 min)
One of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, and represents the Genroku Culture of the early Edo Period.
 
Okayama Station  
Head to Okayama Station by taxi.
 
From Okayama Station to Kyoto Station  (90 min)  
(Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
 
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Hotels in Kyoto City  
Go to hotel via taxi

Departure Date

Sep.6,9,11-13,17-20,24-27,30, Oct.1-4,6-11,15-18,20-25,27-31, Nov.1,5-8,11,13-15,18,20-22,25,27-29, Dec.2,4-6,9,11-14,16,18-21,23,25, Jan.8,11,13,15,18,20,22,25,27,29, Feb.1,3,5,8,10,12,15,17,19,22,24,26,29

Meal

1 Lunch, but meal charges not included.

Guide

English-speaking guide or assistant service is included except while on board the Shinkansen.

Pick up and Drop off

Available.

Baggage

Your baggage will be transported by land from your pick-up hotel to your next staying hotel (in center of Kyoto/Osaka city only) after the tour with allowance of one piece per person. For the overnight stay in Hiroshima, we recommend you to carry a light overnight bag with you. For extra baggage, JPY 2,200 will be charged per piece.

Minimum Participants Required

2 People.

Required When Making Reservations

Please mention the place of stay before and after the tour.


1.

[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.

2.

[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 21 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

3.

[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The type of transportation (mini bus, large van, taxi, train, etc.) between Hiroshima Station and Miyajima and from Shin-Kurashiki Station to Okayama Station will vary depending on the number of participants.
If the previous night's hotel is different from the next accommodation, luggage forwarding service (delivered separately) is available (limited to 1 piece of luggage per person). For those who would like to use the luggage forwarding service, please make sure to enter the official names of the previous night's hotel and next accommodation at the time of booking. Please be aware that service will not be possible if there are any errors in the information provided. Please note that whether for the prior night's accommodation or the next accommodation, service for private residences, private lodgings (minpaku), townhouses, and other accommodations which do not have front desk facilities is not available.
Due to repairs starting from June 2019, part or all of Itsukushima Shrine's large torii gate will not be visible. (The scheduled end date for repairs is yet to be determined.) 
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
Seats may not be designated.
[2020] Pick-up/drop-off service is not included. Please make your own way to the meeting location on the day of the tour. Tour ends after arrival at Kyoto Station. Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour. 
[Bus Company] Tsubame Kotsu, Carp Kanko, Honshi Bus Kaihatsu, or Chugoku JR Bus Company Co., Ltd.
If operation is by a company other than Tsubame Kotsu, the bus company to be used will be indicated on the final itinerary on the day.
 

4.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
[2019]
Kyoto Hotel Okura: 7:30
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto: 7:30
Kyoto Hotel Tokyu: 7:40
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel: 7:40
Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto (*Limited to staying guests): 7:45
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto: 7:50
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel): 8:00
[2020]
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel): 8:00
 

5.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
Lunch on Day 2 is the only meal included in the tour booking charge. Please make a request at the time of booking if you would like a vegetarian meal for lunch on Day 2. Please understand that requests made any later will not be accepted. Other meals are not included in the tour booking charge, and must be paid for by the customer. Thank you for your understanding.
 

6.

[Important Notes/Supplements: Accommodation Information]
- Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Address: 1-5 Matsubara-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture
Tel: 082-262-1111
Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 12:00
- Hotel New Hiroden
Address: 14-9 Osuga-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture
Tel: 082-263-3456
Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
*Only accommodation will be provided at each hotel. Meals are not included.
 

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

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Infant Single Supplement
09/06/2019 12/25/2019 Kyoto $ 777 $ 683 $ 0 $ 0
01/08/2020 02/29/2020 Kyoto $ 801 $ 707 $ 0 $ 0
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, in case of before the departure time on the departure date of the tour 50%, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2days 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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