*Luggage will be transferred today to the hotel in Tokyo by a private luggage truck (Arrive in Tokyo on the next day). Please bring an overnight bag with you.
*NO BREAKFAST INCLUDED
06:30 Assemble at the hotel lobby
Walk to Gion-Shijo metro station (10-15min)
Transferred to Kyoto station by train (25min ride, 1 transit) with English speaking assistant
08:03 Board Shinkansen, bullet train to Hiroshima (approx. 2hrs)
*English speaking assistants will attend from the hotel in Kyoto to the departure platform in Kyoto station, and won’t be on board together.
09:41 Arrive at Hiroshima station
Welcomed by English speaking guides at the arrival platform
Hiroshima sightseeing by private coaches
10:00 – 11:30 Peace Memorial Park & A-Bomb Dome
At 8:15am on 6th August 1945, the first atomic bomb in human history was dropped on Hiroshima. Although, the Atomic Bomb Dome was located almost directly underneath the explosion, it somehow avoided complete destruction and the remains of the building still stand today. The site was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
12:00 – 13:30 Enjoy Okonomiyaki lunch
13:30 Transferred to Miyajima-guchi pier by private coaches
14:30 Take a ferry to Miyajima Island
Visit Itsukushima Shrine: The name Itsukushima literally means 'island of worship' and from ancient time the island itself was worshipped as a god. The mystical Itsukushima Shrine built on the water was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
16:30 Back to main land by ferry
Walk to your hotel (approx. 15min, 1km)
17:00 Check-in Enjoy
19:00 Enjoy Onsen hot spring “Enkai” style dinner
Hotel: Aki Grand Hotel (Ryokan - Japanese style room with tatami & futon mat)
Meals: Lunch, and Dinner