6D5N Japan: Castles & Cuisine by G Adventures g adventures japan castles cuisine

From USD 1,449 per person

INFO Explore lively Tokyo, spend a night in a traditional ryokan, travel to culturally-rich Kyoto, enjoy a first night out and big night out with your fellow travellers/new friends.
SALES VALIDITY Up to 28 February 2023
INCLUDE Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group
Your Big Night Out Moment: – Osaka: Nightlife, Osaka
Miyajima Island visit
Free time in Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


No meals included
Allow USD280-365 for meals not included.

Day 1 - Tokyo

Arrive at any time and welcome to Japan’s imperial city and spiritual heart.

For your first night out, immerse yourself in the evening serenity of Kyoto with your fellow travellers and CEO.

We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully experience this metropolis.

Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
Connect with new friends on your first night out in a new destination. Only available on 18-to-Thirtysomethings tours.

Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group
Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don’t forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.

THE POCKET HOTEL Kyoto-Shijokarasuma (or similar)


Day 2 - Kyoto/Hiroshima

Board a bullet train and travel to Hiroshima, known for its tragic history, powerful survival, and so much
more. Opt to visit the Peace Park and Museum, Shukkei-en traditional Japanese garden, or Hiroshima Castle.

Free Time
Hiroshima Half Day
Get out and explore this historic city.

Bullet Train
Kyōto – Hiroshima-eki 2h45m
Get to your next destination faster than the speed of light (ok maybe not that fast) aboard a high-speed train.

Hiroshima Wabisabi Hostel (or similar)


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.

Please note the floating Torii Gate will be under construction from June 2019 to August 2020.

Hiroshima – Miyajima
Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

Miyajima Island Visit
Miyajima – Hiroshima
Take a trip to Miyajima Island, famed as one of Japan’s most scenic spots, with a free afternoon to explore. See the famous floating Torii Gate, set out in the bay, which glows extraordinarily at sunset. The island is dotted with shrines and temples, populated by deer, and traversed with hiking trails for those who want to get some exercise. There are also lanes full of souvenirs and tasty treats. Visit Miyajima at your own pace, and have the option to hike up to the peak of the island, Mt Misen, to see spectacular views of the surrounding islands.

Free Time
Miyajima Afternoon
Spend free time however you choose. Opt to hike, try the region’s famed oysters, or check out the local temples.

Hiroshima Wabisabi Hostel (or similar)


Day 4 - Hiroshima/Osaka

Catch a train to Osaka, one of Japan’s culinary capitals with lots of neon lights and an outstanding nightlife. With free time, spend the afternoon exploring this diverse city with heaps to offer, including Osaka Castle Park, Shinsaibashi shopping street, and the Dotombori Bridge. Be sure to try takoyaki, the city’s famous squid snack, or share a group meal of kushikatsu.

Free Time
Osaka Afternoon
Get to know this vibrant city and be sure to sample some local eats like takoyaki or yakitori.

Bullet Train
Hiroshima-eki – Ōsaka 3h
Get to your next destination faster than the speed of light (ok maybe not that fast) aboard a high-speed train.

Imano Osaka Shinsaibashi Hostel (or similar)


Day 5 - Osaka

Get to know this captivating city with a day to freely explore. Check out the ramen museum or browse Umeda’s many shops. Get ready to experience Osaka’s buzzing nightlife on a final night out with your new friends. Grab a drink on our tab and reminisce the night away!

Free Time
Osaka Full Day
Continue exploring this vibrant city and be sure to experience the energy after dark on a final night out with the group.

Your Big Night Out Moment: – Osaka: Nightlife
Immerse yourself in the nightlife of Osaka. Follow your CEO to the best spot and enjoy a drink on us to reminisce about all the life-changing adventures you’ve just shared with newfound friends (and add tonight to the list)!

Imano Osaka Shinsaibashi Hostel (or similar)


Day 6 - Kyoto

Today is departure day, but do not fret! There is no such thing as goodbye, only until next time. Share some last laughs and exchange social medias with your fellow travellers before departing at any time.

Departure Day
Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

  • Sales period: up to 28 February 2023
  • Travel period: up to 30 December 2023
  • Subject to availability.
  • Price displayed based on per person, in USD, on twin sharing basis, land arrangement only.
  • Price displayed based on lead-in, low season, applicable on selected departure dates.
  • Price may vary depending on actual travel dates selection.
  • Program and inclusions as listed. Optional tours expense not included.
  • Package does not include air ticket, tipping, travel insurance, personal expenses and any other incidental costs.
  • Price subject to change without prior notice.
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