Arrive at Kansai International Airport
Transfer to Hotel (or nearby bus stop) by airport bus. (Bus Travel Time appx. 50-70min)
Osaka Castle is the symbol of Osaka and a famous sightseeing spot. It contains thirteen structures which have been designated as important cultural assets by the Japanese Government.
Day 2 OSAKA-YUDA ONSEN
Transfer to JR Shin-Osaka Station by yourself
Transfer to Hagi Bus Center by bullet train and bus (change bus at JR Shin-Yamaguchi Station) (Travel Time appx 190min)
Transfer to Shin-Yamaguchi Station by Bus. (Travel Time appx 60min)
Transfer to JR Yuda Onsen Station by local train. (Travel Time appx 18 min)
The Hagi Domain made efforts to introduce the reverberatory furnace, a smelting furnace necessary for casting iron cannons, as part of the reinforcement of coastal defenses.
The ruins surviving today, which exist only in Nirayama (Shizuoka Pref) and Hagi are highly precious in the history of technology in Japan.
Accommodation Yuda Onsen (Yamaguchi Prefecture)
Day 3 YUDA ONSEN-MIYAJIMA- HIROSHIMA
Transfer to JR Yuda Onsen Station by yourself
Transfer to JR Hiroshima Station by JR kocal train and bullet train. (change trains at JR Shin-Yamaguchi Station) (Travel Time appx 65min)
Transfer to Miyajima Pier by local train and ferry (change ferry at Miyajimaguchi Pier) (Travel Time appx.40min)
Transfer to JR Hiroshima Station by ferry and local train (change trains at JR Miyajimaguchi Station) (Travel Time appx 40min)
In 1996 at UNESCO”S 20th World Heritage Committies Convention in Merida, the Atomic Bomb Dome was listed as a World Heritage site, a building that represents the total devastation caused by nuclear weapons.
Accommodation Hiroshima City (Hiroshima Prefecture)
Day 4 HIROSHIMA -DOGO ONSEN
Transfer to Hiroshima Port by yourself
Transfer to Matsuyama Kanko Port by high speed boat (Travel Time appx. 70min)
Transfer to Dogo Onsen Station by local train. (Travel Time appx 20min)
Dogo Onsen is one of Japan’s most famous spas. Dogo Onsen Honkan (public bath) is symbol of Dogo Onsen. The main building constructed in 1894 and its three-level wooden tower will celebrate its 123rd anniversary this year.
Accommodation Dogo Onsen (Ehime Prefecture)
Day 5 DOGO ONSEN-KONPIRA ONSEN
Transfer to Dogo Onsen Station by yourself
Transfer to Matsuyama Station by local train (Travel Time appx 20min)
Transfer to JR Kotohira Station by express train (Travel Time appx 150min)
Kotohira-gu Shrine which honors the spiritual guardian of seafarers has been a place of faith since long ago. There are 785 stone steps to climb before you reach the main shrine.
Accommodation Konpira Onsen (Kagawa Prefecture)
Day 6 KONPIRA ONSEN-KURASHIKI-OKAYAMA
Transfer to JR Kotohira Station by yourself
Transfer to JR Kurashiki Station by express train and local train (change trains at JR Okayama Station) (Travel Time appx 80min)
Transfer to JR Okayama Station by local train (Travel Time appx 17min)
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter was chosen as the most picturesque merchants quarter in Japan. When the shogunate took control of the area about 300 years ago, a magistrate’s office was established and the town and its canal were developed into a trade center.
Accommodation Okayama City (Okayama Prefecture)
Day 7 OKAYAMA- OSAKA
Transfer to JR Okayama Station by yourself
Transfer to JR Shin-Osaka Station by bullet train (Travel Time appx 45min)
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