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Sample route: Trip to see around Nihon Sankei, the 3 most scenic spots of Japan

The first sample route is to see around Nihon sankei, the 3 most scenic spots of Japan. Nihon Sankei is the 3 beautiful views of Matsushima in Miyagi, Amanohashidate in Kyoto, Miyajima in Hiroshima. They are the magnificient views made by nature.
This sample route suggests you to travel through Japan and enjoy the views.

Day 1
1

7:30am Depart from Tokyo

Bus

Travel by bus

2

1:30pm Arrive in Sendai - Sightseeing in Matsushima

0:00pm Arrive in Sendai - Sightseeing in Matsushima
One of the 3 most scenic spots Matsushima.
Enjoy the beautiful views composed of more than 260 islands floating on Matsushima bay.
 

9:30pm Depart from Sendai

Bus

Travel by overnight bus (Sleep on the bus)

Day 2
3

6:30am Arrive in Nagoya - Sightseeing in Nagoya

7:00am Arrive in Nagoya - Sightseeing in Nagoya
Nagoya is a city which has the unique culture different from Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. Speaking of Nagoya, "Nagoya meshi", the Nagoya cuisine, is famous. Enjoy the unique food culuture.
 

5:30pm Depart from Nagoya

Bus

Travel by bus

4

8:00pm Arrive in Nagaokakyo of Kyoto

Hotel

Stay in and around Kyoto

Day 3
 

10:00am Sightseeing in Kyoto

10:00am Sightseeing in Kyoto
Kyoto, the city where Japanese tradittional culture still remains unchanged.
Lots of tourists visit temples and shrines there.
Views keeps changing from season to season so that it is always attractive whenever you visit.
Hotel

Stay in and around Kyoto

Day 4
 

8:50am Depart from Kyoto

Bus

Travel by bus

5

11:00am Arrive in Miyazu - Sightseeing in Amanohashidate

11:00am Arrive in Miyazu - Sightseeing in Amanohashidate
The second Nihon Sankei is Amanohashidate. Although it is of course beautiful even just looking, Matanozoki, to bend over to view between your legs, lets you see the view as if a dragon flying up to the sky.
 

2:25pm Depart from Amanohashidate

Train

Travel by train

6

3:50pm Arrive in Kinosaki

4:00pm Arrive in Kinosaki
After arriving Kinosaki, let's go visiting public bathes dressed in Yukata. Enjoy spas and feel time passes slowly.
Hotel

Stay in and around Kinosaki

Day 5
 

12:00pm Depart from Kinosaki

Bus

Travel by bus

7

3:20pm Arrive in Osaka

1:00pm Arrive in Osaka -
Osaka, the lively city. Giant crab and Fugu welcome you!
Explore Osaka having Takoyaki.
 

0:00am Depart from Osaka

Bus

Travel by overnight bus (Sleep on the bus)

Day 6
8

6:30am Arrive in Hiroshima - Sightseeing in Miyajima

6:00am Arrive in Hiroshima - Sightseeing in Miyajima
The third Nihon sankei is Miyajima. There have been also chosen as No. 1 foreign toruists attraction.
The view of Torii floating on the sea cannot be missed. You can walk to Torii at low tide.
Hotel

Stay around Hiroshima

Day 7
 

10:00am Sightseeing in Hiroshima

10:00am Sightseeing in Hiroshima
Hiroshima, the city where Genbaku dome is located
Learning and feeling history, enjoy local food such as Okonomiyaki.
 

9:00pm Depart from Hiroshima

Bus

Travel by overnight bus (Sleep on the bus)

Day 8
1

9:40am Arrive in Tokyo