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Sample : Osaka – Kobe – Okayama – Hiroshima – Fukuoka

Route

Sample route

Day 1

Depart hotel in Osaka

Kobe sightseeing by train

  • Rokko

  • China Town

  • Kobe Port Tower

  • Sannomiya

Hotel in Kobe

 

Kobe Habourland – Photo : JNTO

View from Rokko Mountain – Photo : JNTO

Day 2

Depart Hotel

 

Sannomiya station

Himeji Station

Himeji Castle (on foot)

Okayama Station

Okayama sightseeing (on foot)

  • Okayama Castle

  • Koraku-en, Japanese garden

Hotel in Okayama

Himeji Castle – Photo : JNTO

Okayama Castle – Photo : JNTO

Day 3

Depart Hotel

Okayama Station

Kurashiki Station

On foot to Kurashiki Old Town

Hiroshima Station

Hotel in Hiroshima

Kurashiki – Photo : JNTO

Atomic Bomb Dome

Day 4

Departing Hotel

Hiroshima Sightseeing

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

 Miyajimaguchi

Itsukushima Shrine
in Miyajima island.

Miyajimaguchi

Back to Hiroshima

Hotel in Hirosyima

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park – Photo : © Tomo.Yun

Itsukushima Shrine

Day 5

 

Depart Hotel

Hiroshima Station

Hakata Station

Arrive at Fukuoka, the largest city in Kyushu.

Hakata Station – Photo : JNTO

 

 

 

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Sample : Fukuoka – Tsuwano – Hiroshima – Matsuyama – Kurashiki – Osaka

Route

Sample route

Day 1

Depart hotel in Fukuoka

Motonosumi Inari Shrine

This shrine is famous for its 123 red gates that lead up a cliff overlooking the Japan Sea.

Akiyoshido Cave

The largest and longest limestone Cave in Japan

Tsuwano

Tsuwano is known as the “Little Kyoto of the San-in Region” locates in the western edge of Shimane.

Hotel in Tsuwano

Motonosumi Inari Shrine – Photo : JNTO

 

Akiyoshido Cave

Day 2

Depart Hotel

Tsuwano sightseeing

Taikodani Inari Shrine
Tsuwano Castle Ruins
Old Street

Kintaikyo Bridge

Kintai Bridge, built in 1673, is the wood arch which is place of scenic beauty of national designation and represents Japan.

Iwakuni sightseeing

Iwakuni Castle
Ropeway
Kikko Park

Hotel in Iwakuni

 

Tsuwano Old Town

 

Kintaikyo Bridge
Iwakuni Castle

Day 3

Depart Hotel

Hiroshima sightseeing

Atomic Bomb Dome
Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park

Miyajimaguchi

 

Itsukushima Shrine

Miyajimaguchi

Hotel in Hiroshima

Atomic Bomb Dome
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park – Photo : © Tomo.Yun

Itsukushima Shrine

Day 4

Depart Hotel

Hiroshima Ferry Terminal

 

 

Matsuyama Ferry Terminal

Matsuyama sightseeing

Hotel in Dogo Onsen

Dogo Onsen is one of Japan’s oldest and most famous hot springs.

Matsuyama Castle – Photo : JNTO

Dogo Onsen – Photo : JNTO

Day 5

Depart Hotel

Kompira Temple

This shrine is renowned for its challenging 1,368 step climb, and it is said to bless travellers and ensure their safe journeys.

Transfer to Kurashiki
via Seto Ohashi Bridge

Kurashiki sightseeing

 

Hotel in Kurashiki

Enjoy its beautiful canal and historical quarter.

 

 

Seto Ohashi – Photo : JNTO
Kurashiki – Photo : Kurashiki-tabi

Kurashiki – Photo : Kurashiki-tabi

Day 6

Depart Hotel

Himeji Station

On foot to Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle is registered as a world heritage from the first time in Japan in 1993.

It is the largest castle in Japan, most spectacular and most beautiful castle.

Arrive at Osaka

Himeji Castle – Photo : JNTO
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Sample : Tokyo – Hakone – Takayama – Kanazawa – Kyoto

Route

Sample route

Day 1

Depart hotel in Tokyo

Mt.Fuji 5th station

Lunch

Lake Ashi Cruise

Hakone-en garden

Mt.Komagatake Ropeway

Hotel in Hakone

Lake Ashi Cruise – Photo : Kanagawa Prefectural Government

Mt.Fuji and Ropeway – Photo : Kanagawa Prefectural Government

Day 2

Depart Hotel

Odawara station

Nagoya Station

Takayama Station

Takayama Sightseeing

Yatai Kaikan Hall

Kusakabe Folk Museum

Kami Sannomachi Town

Hotel in Takayama

Kusakabe Folk Museum – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Kami Sannomachi – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Day 3

Depart Hotel

Takayama Morning Market

Shirakawago

Wada residence house

Lunch

Lake Miboro (drive-by)

Hotel in Kanazawa

Hida no sato – Photo : Visit Hida Takayama

Shirakawago in Autumn

Day 4

Departing Hotel

Kanazawa Sightseeing

Nagamachi Samurai District

Former Samurai Residence

Kenrokuen Garden

Higashi Chaya District

Hakuza (gold leaf shop)

Kanazawa Station

Kyoto Station

Hotel in Kyoto

Nagamachi – Photo : Kanazawa City Tourism Association
Kenroku-en – Photo : Kanazawa City Tourism Association

Chayamachi District

Day 5

Kyoto Sightseeing

 

Nijo-jo Castle

Kinkakuji Temple

Kyoto Imperial Palace

Lunch

Heian Jingu Shrine

Sanjusangendo Hall

Kyomizudera Temple

Hotel in Kyoto

 

 

Ginkakuji Temple
Heianjingu Shrine – Photo : pakutaso.com

Kiyomizu Temple