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Take the path less traveled on this artist’s journey down the cities of the Seto Inland Sea.

This tour leads from the verdant Mt. Misen of Hiroshima’s Miyajima to the unique outdoor exhibits of Naoshima.

Visit as well one of Japan’s greatest treasures: Himeji Castle—a rare example of Edo period architecture.

Then finish in Kobe, a unique and international city.

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  • You can choose to start any time during the year. We will send you final itinerary once all reservation is complete.
  • Tour price varies depending on your hotel preference, number of participants, add-on services etc.
Please contact us on sales@necusto.com or enquire online for detail customized itinerary and tour information. 

In the last line of each day, (B/L/D) indicates your meal is inclusive or not.
(B:breakfast/L:lunch/D:Dinner/-:meal not included)

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival Osaka, transfer to Hiroshima

Arrive at Kansai International Airport, and transfer to Shin Osaka station to take Shinkansen, bound for Hiroshima. Upon arrival in Hiroshima, visit Hiroshima Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb Dome. afterward, check into the hotel. (-/-/-)

Day 2

Hiroshima (Miyajima)

Transfer to Miyajima, a small island to Hiroshima's southwest by public transports. Begin with Itsukishima Shrine, one of the island's great landmarks. Take a ride up the Miyajima ropeway to enjoy a great view of the ocean and town. Back to Hiroshima city and free at leisure. (B/-/-)

Day 3

Hiroshima to Naoshima via Teshima

Transfer to Okayama station to Hiroshima station by Shinkansen, take a local bus from Okayama station to the coastal town of Uno and change to a ferry which arrives at Ieura port at Teshima. Afterward, visit Teshima Art Museum and Yokoo House f, then transfer to Noshima by ferry and check into the hotel. (B/-/-)

Day 4

Noshima

Visit various art projects and museums that the island offers; Chichu Art Museum, Lee Ufan Museum, and Ando Museum. There is also the Art House Project, which is a collection of homes that have been turned into artworks. After the tour, back to the hotel, free at leisure. (B/-/-)

Day 5

Naoshima to Kurashiki

Take a ferry back to the mainland and transfer back to Okayama. Get another train to the next destination, Kurashiki. Kurashiki used canals and waterways to ship many goods to market. Some of the old canals still exist and along them, many of the old storehouses have been restored. Visit Kurashiki Toy Museum, which displays old toys from each of Japan's 47 prefectures. Afterward, check into the hotel and free at leisure. (B/-/-)

Day 6

Kurashiki to Kobe via Himeji

Transfer to Himeji from Okayama by Shinkansen. Upon arrival Himeji, visit Himeji castle which became the world heritage site. after taking the train to Shin-Kobe station, check into the hotel and enjoy Kobe city on your own. (B/-/-)

Day 7

Departure

After check out the hotel, transfer to Kansai International Airport for your flight. (B/-/-)
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sightseeing locations
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner as indicated in the itinerary above
  • English speaking guide as written in the above itinerary
  • All transfers as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Accommodations as listed in this itinerary. In the event some accommodations become unavailable we will do our utmost to provide accommodation of similar quality and/or price
  • You can choose to start any time during the year. We will send you final itinerary once all reservation is complete.
  • Tour price varies depending on your hotel preference, number of participants, add-on services etc.
Please contact us on sales@necusto.com or enquire online for detail customized itinerary and tour information. 
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages
  • Entry visas/airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Other personal expenses or services not indicated in the itinerary
  • You can choose to start any time during the year. We will send you final itinerary once all reservation is complete.
  • Tour price varies depending on your hotel preference, number of participants, add-on services etc.
Please contact us on sales@necusto.com or enquire online for detail customized itinerary and tour information. 

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