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Chugoku & Shikoku Private Tour


Tour Code: GTO5502489

Chugoku & Shikoku Private Tour

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6 days 5 nights

fromUSD $4830.00


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Take in the beautiful scenery of the Chugoku and Shikoku Regions while visiting hidden- gems and historical sites.

The Chugoku Region can be found near the island of Shikoku, with both rural regions offering hidden gems, tasty food, and rich history. Travel along your rural Japan adventure on a private coach bus, while a knowledgeable English-speaking guide provides valuable insight into Japanese history and culture. Travel along with All Japan Tours, as we take you through the charmingly rural Chugoku and Shikoku regions.

From Osaka, journey to Himeji, where guests will visit Himeji Castle, one of Japan's twelve original castles that have never been destroyed by fire, war, or natural disasters. After seeing the castle and the nearby Kokoen Garden, visit Kurashiki to see the Ohara Museum of Art, Japan's first museum of Western Art. Travelers can find works of art by Picasso, Pollock, and more on display here. Guests then travel to Hiroshima, a city wih a tragic history, where the Peace Memorial Park and the A-Bomb Museum can be found. Learn more about the history of the city and its bright future ahead during your time here. After, take a ferry to Miyajima, where the famous Itsukushima Shrine, or the "floating" torii gate, can be seen.

Head across the Shimanami Kaido, a bridge that connects the main island of Honshu to the smaller island of Shikoku. Once on Shikoku, visit Iya Valley and Oboke Gorge, where guests can admire the serene forests and ravines. Then visit Kotohira-gu Shrine, an important piece of history to both the Buddhist and Shinto religions. Before heading back to the main island of Honshu, visit the Shikoku Mura Village and Ritsurin Park in Takamatsu. The pleasant landscape and exhibits of traditional buildings offer a glimpse into the past. Head back to Osaka through Awaji Island, where guests will stop to visit the Miracle Planet Botanical Museum and the 100 Stepped Garden at Yumebutai. The stunning Botanical Museum consists of several different species of plants, while the 100 Stepped Garden holds exactly 100 square gardens decorated with flowers. Return to Osaka in the evening where the tour will come to an end.

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Tour Information

Please Note:

● The price is per person with minimum 2 people, based on twin/double or triple room occupancy.
● The itinerary can be customized based on your interests and budget, please contact us to plan your perfect vacation to Japan.


We require US$200 deposit per person to hold the space at time of booking and the final payment is due 2 month prior to departure

What's included

  • • 4 nights Western style and 1 nights Japanese style accommodation
  • • Meet and greet upon arrival at Osaka Kansai Airport or Itami Airport
  • • Private airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • • Private transfers between destinations in Japan
  • • Comprehensive escorted with AJT professional English speaking tour guide

  •   Meals
  • • Breakfast everyday
  • • 1 dinner

  • Admission fees and activities
  • All entry fees to sites, activities listed in the itinerary

What's NOT included

  • • International Airfares
  • • Meals that are not included in the itinerary
  • • Travel Insurance
  • • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • • Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills

Additional Information

  • Transport

    Travel by private van between destinations, baggage handling free.

  • Arrival Departure Airports

    This tour starts and finishes in Osaka for arrivals and departures at Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) or Itami Airport (ITM).

  • Meal Requests

    Vegetarian or special meals can be arranged.

  • Meet and Greet

    Meet and greet and private airport transfers on arrival and departure included

Itinerary In Brief

  • Day1   Arrive at Osaka
  • Day2   Osaka - Himeji - Kurashiki
  • Day3   Kurashiki - Hiroshima
  • Day4   Hiroshima - Shimanami Kaido - Ilya Valley, Kotohira - Takamatsu
  • Day5   Takamatsu - Awaji Island - Osaka
  • Day6   Tour Ends

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Tour schedule and prices subject to change without notice

Osaka / Himeji / Kurashiki / Hiroshima / Shimanami Kaiso / Ilya Valley / Kotohira / Takamatsu / Awaji Isaland

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