Rabbit Island and Nostalgic Towns around Hiroshima
Tour package Description
Okunoshima Island is known as a rabbit island because there are about 1,000 rabbits live. It is said 8 rabbits kept by at the elementary school were released and has become feral. It is a paradise if you love small animals. Onomichi is a town spreading on the hill. It is regarded as a nostalgic town with old temples and houses. Many movies were filmed there. Onomichi is facing to the Seto Inland Sea. Next morning you can enjoy one-hour cruise from Onomichi to Tomonoura. Tomonoura keeps old atmosphere with traditional houses. If you are anime fan, one of the Ghibli movies, Ponyo was made after the director Miyazaki was inspired by the good old atmosphere of this town. The followings are the special features of the tour.
1. You can enjoy famous rabbit island.
2. Onomichi is a town on the hill, so you can go up to the top of the town by the cable car and enjoy walking down with the nice view of the ocean.
3. Tomonoura is another beautiful town. You can visit these two nostalgic towns using cruise boat.
Tour Date and Price
Tour Date: 2021 (1 nights and 2 days) Departure only on Friday and Saturday.
Tour Price: USD *Price per person, Based on TWN and Triple room
Single room supplement: USD 000 *Price per person
Price (age 4-11※): 000USD (※if no extra bed is requested for the child)
Day 1: : Hiroshima – Okunoshima – Onomichi
Street in Onomichi
Day 2: : Onomichi – Tomonoura – Hiroshima
Cruise to Tomonoura
Day 1:Hiroshima – Okunoshima – Onomichi
Green Hill Hotel Onomichi or similar
Day 2:Onomichi – Tomonoura – Hiroshima
After breakfast at the hotel, you take a cruise boat from Onomichi. It takes about one hour to Tomonoura. During the cruise, you can enjoy nice view of the islands on the Seto Inland Sea. Tomonoura is another nostalgic port town. Not like Onomichi, it is a flat town. Hayao Miyazaki, the Ghibli animator made “Ponyo” inspired by the nice atmosphere of the town. From Tomonoura, you can go to Fukuyama Station by bus. It takes about 30 minutes to go back to Hiroshima, but you can go to Osaka or Kyoto by Shinkansen, too.
B / – /
- 1 night Western-style accommodation
- Meals as described in the itinerary (1 breakfasts)
- Transportation fee (buses, trains and boats)
- International airfares
- Transportation to Hiroshima Station.
- Meals that are not included in the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
- Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
You can extend your vacation before/after the tour in Osaka, Tokyo or other places. Please contact us for more details.
Arrival/Departure: The tour starts and ends at Hiroshima Station. If you need a hotel and transfer, we can arrange them upon request.
Meal Requests: Vegetarian, halal or special meals can be arranged
*Please note that the tour schedule and prices are subject to change without notice
>46 days prior to arrival date in Japan: no penalty
45-31 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 10% of the tour fee
30-15 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 20% of the tour fee
14- 8 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 30% of the tour fee
7 – 3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 50% of the tour fee
<3 days prior to arrival date in Japan: 100% of the tour fee