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Japan on a Shoestring – Kyoto to Osaka
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Transport yourself to somewhere truly otherworldly. This quick six-day tour takes you through the very best of southern Japan so you can see the top hits, without sacrificing your wallet. Immerse yourself in the serenely traditional culture of Kyoto before learning about Hiroshimas fascinating, and fraught, history. Wrap up your adventure in Osaka, where both delicious cuisine and stellar nightlife are bountiful. Your time in Japan might be short, but none of it will go to waste. Its all waiting for you.

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: AJKO/201017
  • Starts: Kyoto, Japan
  • Finishes: Osaka, Japan
You will Visit
  • Kyoto
  • Osaka

Itinerary

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Day 1: Kyoto

Arrive at any time.
We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this metropolis.

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Day 2: Kyoto/Hiroshima

Travel to Hiroshima and opt to visit the Peace Park and Museum to learn more about the tragic history of this city.

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Day 3: Hiroshima

Take a ferry to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating torii gate and meet the friendly local deer. Opt to go for an easy hike around Mt Misen, and be sure to sample some oysters – a regional specialty.

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Day 4: Hiroshima/Osaka

Board a train to Osaka, one of Japan's culinary capitals. Enjoy free time in this diverse city. Don't miss the chance to try takoyaki, one of the city's best-loved street foods.
Osaka has heaps to offer including Osaka Castle Park, Shinsaibashi shopping street, and the Dotombori Bridge. Osaka is a unique culinary destination – be sure to try "takoyaki" the city's famous squid snack or opt for a group meal of "kushikatsu."

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Day 5: Osaka

Get out and explore the city. Opt to tour a ramen museum, visit the Osaka castle, relax in one of Nakazakicho's artsy cafés, or browse Umeda's many shops. Be sure to experience Osaka's buzzing nightlife on a final night out with the group.

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Day 6: Osaka

Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Miyajima Island visit
    • Free time in Hiroshima and Osaka
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (5 nts, multi-share)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, ferry, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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