7 days in Tottori & Hiroshima Itinerary

7 days in Tottori & Hiroshima Itinerary

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Tottori
— 1 night
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Hiroshima
— 5 nights
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Tottori

— 1 night
A highlight of the west of the country, Tottori sits along the coast of the Sea of Japan.
You've now added Mythology Village Shirousagi Michi-no-Eki to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hakuto Shrine, then get advice or help at Mythology Village Shirousagi Michi-no-Eki, and then kick back and relax at Hakuto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Sand Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Tottori Sand Dunes, and then make a trip to Wind Ripple Saren.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tottori trip planner.

Kyoto to Tottori is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kyoto in August, expect nights in Tottori to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Tottori

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Hiroshima

— 5 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Okayama (Yumeji Art Museum (Yumeji-Kyodo Bijutsukan) & Okayama Korakuen Garden), Hatsukaichi (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Itsukushima Shrine, &more) and Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter (in Kurashiki). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, appreciate the history behind Children's Peace Monument, and examine the collection at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Hiroshima itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tottori to Hiroshima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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