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Exploring the Past and Present: Hiroshima City Tour

Embark on a journey through time as you delve into the historical aspects of Hiroshima, while also enjoying the modern amenities of this thriving city.

Embark on a journey through time as you delve into the historical aspects of Hiroshima, while also enjoying the modern amenities of this thriving city.

Departure
Departure
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3

Nights

2

Hiroshima, a major Japanese city with rich history, is best known for the tragic historical event, the atomic bombing during World War II. Despite its past, the city has rebounded splendidly and is now known for its peace memorials, striking architecture, beautiful Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and iconic Itsukushima Shrine.

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2

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Days

2

Nights

1

Tottori is a city on Japan’s Honshu Island, known for Tottori Sand Dunes. It features several museums such as The Sand Museum, centered on East Asian desert sculptures. In the city center, Jinpukaku is a French-style mansion built for a feudal lord. Tottori Castle Ruins has structures from the 16th century. Outside town is the white-walled Tottori Hanakairo conservatory, surrounded by flower fields.

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2

Night

1

Arrival
Arrival
Suggested Locations

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Suggested Locations

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Visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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Hiroshima Castle

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Washington

Day 1

Air Drive

10,288 km

Hiroshima

Day 1

9:00 AM

11:17 PM

14h 17m

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Hiroshima

Day 3

Air Drive

352 km

Okayama

Day 3

9:00 AM

1:51 PM

5h 51m

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Okayama

Day 4

Air Drive

243 km

Tottori

Day 4

9:00 AM

12:33 PM

4h 33m

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Tottori

Day 5

Air Drive

10,123 km

Washington

Day 5

9:00 AM

11:03 PM

14h 3m

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Travel Tips

Sure, Here are some travel tips that can enhance your visit to Hiroshima, Okayama, and Tottori:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these Japanese cities is during spring (March-May) for cherry blossom season, and autumn (September-November) for the fall colors. The weather during these periods is typically mild and pleasant.

Route and Accessibility:
The cities are easily accessible via Japan's well-connected train network. From Tokyo, you can take a Shinkansen (bullet train) to Hiroshima, then local trains to Okayama and Tottori.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The cities are at low altitude so acclimatization is not typically an issue. However, if you plan to do any mountain hiking, take your time to adjust.

Accommodation and Booking:
Accommodations range from budget hostels to luxury hotels. It's advisable to book in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack layers as the temperature may vary. Comfortable walking shoes are a must as you'll likely do lots of walking and hiking. Don't forget a good-quality camera to capture the beautiful scenery.

Health and Safety:
Japanese cities are very safe. Still, it's recommended to have travel insurance, which covers healthcare. Carry any necessary personal medication and keep emergency contact numbers at hand.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Japanese people are polite and respectful. Be sure to observe local customs - for example, it's customary to bow when greeting. In public places, keep your voice low and avoid talking on your cell phone. As in many other countries, tipping is not customary in Japan.