Fast, convenient and easy to use, the Shinkansen (bullet trains) connects Osaka, Hiroshima and Kyoto on this 5 day package.

Departing from Osaka, Japan’s second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo, discover the street food scene this exciting city is renowned for; enjoy a day trip to Hiroshima and visit the Peace Memorial Museum and scenic Miyajima Island; Nijo Castle and key shrines are visited in picturesque Kyoto with free time also included.

Destination Japan
Cities & Locations Osaka, Hiroshima, Kyoto and Miyajima island
Duration 5 days / 4 nights


Day 1: Osaka

Arrive in Osaka.

Day 2: Osaka

Today visit a famous key sight of Osaka – Osaka Castle, surrounded by secondary citadels, gates, turrets, impressive stone walls and moats.

Day 3: Osaka – Kyoto via Hiroshima

Today tour the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima and Hiroshima’s Atomic Bomb Dome before heading to Kyoto at the end of the day.

Day 4: Kyoto

This morning see the major sights of Kinkakuji Temple and Nijo Castle.

Day 5: Kyoto

Using your rail pass, travel back to Osaka or on to Tokyo for your departure.

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KyotoFor those connected to calmness, beauty and serenity, Kyoto is a must. Considered the traditional heart of Japan, the city once served as the capital, the city boasts numerous gardens, imperial palaces, classical Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Classic images of Japan can be found in the Gion district – streets of traditional wooden houses, Read more


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HiroshimaThe city whose name serves as a reminder of the fateful event on 6th August 1945, Hiroshima has emerged from its dark and tragic past to become a vibrant city that boasts tree-lined boulevards, historic monuments, captivating museums and beautiful gardens. When the first atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, the city became known worldwide Read more


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