Japan: Castles & Cuisine with G Adventures

6 days
05 Sep 24 to 05 Nov 24
Book by 31 Jul 24
Discover Japan on your terms with this budget-friendly six-day tour designed for young travelers. Immerse yourself in the serenely traditional culture of Kyoto, explore Hiroshima's fascinating history, and conclude your adventure in Osaka—an epicenter of delicious cuisine and vibrant nightlife. Your time in Japan may be short, but every moment is optimized for a fulfilling exploration of its dynamic and diverse cities.


  • 6 Days G Adventures Tour
  • 5 Nights accommodation in hostels
  • Transportation by train, ferry, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides
  • Included experiences
  • Miyajima Island visit
  • Free time in Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka and much more!
  • Your Big Night Out Moment
  • Osaka: Nightlife, Osaka


  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature


  • Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings
  • Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • Allow USD280-365 for meals not included.
  • Luggage size restriction – Effective from May 2020 onwards
  • All G Adventures tours in Japan use the world-famous Shinkansen bullet trains, which have a restriction on maximum luggage size. Your luggage must be less than 160cm in total. This is roughly the size that most airline companies consider as "carry-on baggage" and allow in overhead storage compartments.
  • We strongly recommend bringing a day pack or backpack to use during the day, in addition to your carry-on sized luggage. Please see “What to take” under Tour details for more information.


  • 5 Nights accommodation
  • Osaka nightlife


Day 1: Kyoto

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. Exclusive Inclusions: Your First Night Out Moment Connect With New Friends| Your Welcome Moment Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group

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.

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.

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 octopus snack, or share a group meal of kushikatsu.

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! Exclusive Inclusions: Your Big Night Out Moment - Osaka: Nightlife

Day 6: Osaka

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.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. High season supplements and block out dates may apply. USD280-365 for meals not included. Advertised price is based on 5 September 2024 departure. At time of loading this may not be a definite departure. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

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6 days
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