TOUR
CHUGOKU SHIKOKU

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

Tour Code :

GU0004Y1S

Departs from :

Kyoto

Tour Brand :

Chugoku/Shikoku (Hiroshima, etc.) Tour with Accommodation (With Attendance)

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥82,750 ~

Overview :

1. 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.
2. Visit the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on Day 1.
3. Visit the Main Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which was newly reopened after renovations in April 2019.
4. On Day 2, visit the popular Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and Okayama Korakuen, one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan.

Itinerary

day1

08:00- Depart from Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel) Walk to Kyoto Station.
125(min) Kyoto Station From Kyoto Station to Hiroshima Station.
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
Hiroshima Station Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
10:30- Hotel Granvia Hiroshima Go to Miyajimaguchi by bus
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
5(min) From Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Port Go to Miyajima by ferry
120(min) Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Lunch (meal charges not included in the tour) 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.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] & [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].
5(min) From Miyajima Port to Miyajimaguchi Go to Miyajimaguchi by ferry
30(min) Miyajimaguchi Take the bus to Peace Memorial Park
100(min) Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum 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.
18:00-18:30 Hotel Granvia Hiroshima After arriving, please check in on your own.
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Accommodation Information].

day2

08:30- Depart from Hotel Granvia Hiroshima Please finish checking out on your on by departure.
Walk to Hiroshima Station
90(min) From Hiroshima Station to Shin-Kurashiki Station (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.
80(min) Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter Stroll through many of the original storehouses that have been preserved from the Edo and Meiji Periods (Edo: 1603–1868, Meiji: 1868–1912).
12:30-13:30 60(min) Western-style lunch at Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel
From Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel to Ohara Museum of Art
40(min) Ohara Museum of Art Not only the collection of modern and western art, but the ancient Greek architecture and the ivy-covered stone walls also attract many visitors.
From Ohara Museum of Art to Kurashiki Station
20(min) Kurashiki Station to Okayama Station (JR Local Train, non-reserved seat)
Depart from Okayama Station Head to Korakuen Garden by taxi.
40(min) Korakuen Garden 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.
90(min) From Okayama Station to Kyoto Station (Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
19:00-19:15 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.

GU0004Y1S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[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 21 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
[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.
Due to repairs starting from June 2019, Itsukushima Shrine's East Corridor, Marodo Shrine Worship Hall, and part or all of the 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.
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.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel) / 7:50
[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.
[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
*Accommodation only. Meals are not included.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Luggage]
It will not be possible to bring luggage whose total height, width, and length exceeds 160 cm (hereafter extra large luggage) onto Shinkansen. Also, when sightseeing on site, as travel will be via public transportation, please participate on the tour while keeping luggage to the minimum amount you can carry on your own.
Customers that bring extra large luggage on the Shinkansen will need to pay a separate fee (JPY 1,000, tax incl.) on site. Also, customers may not be able to sit in designated seats arranged by the company.
Luggage forwarding service is not included on this tour. If transfer of large luggage is required, please make use of a delivery service on your own.