Shimane Private Tours & Local Tour Guides

Discover Things to Do and Plan a Trip to Shimane, Japan with a Local Guide

Popular Tours in Shimane

Adachi Museum and Matsue Sightseeing

Shimane
7 hours 30 min

I'd like to take you to Adachi Museum, Matsue Castle and Vogel Park. The Garden of the Museum has been ranked number one out of over 700 gardens in Japan by JOJG, or Journal of Japanese gardening, in the United States from 2003 to 2016 for 14 years. Matsue castle was designated as a national treasure in 2015. Vogel park is a flower and bird park.

FROM$322/ per group
Hideo Y.
4.43(117) reviews

Deep San-in Culture Tour

Shimane
8 hours

San- in District (Tottori and Shimane prefectures) is rich with virgin nature, historic sites, newly established facilities and marine activities. This tour is designed for visitors who have interests in traditional Japanese culture in the countryside. My special recommendation is Adachi Museum and Matsue Castle.

FROM$195/ per group
Shun A.
5.00(6) reviews

Around Matsue Castle tour

Shimane
6 hours

Are you interested in Matsue Castle? Getting into the castle fields,you will be surprised how beautiful the constructions are.And you will know how difficult to defeat the castle. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the castle town from the top of

FROM$234/ per group
Kenichi N.
5.00(1) reviews

Escape to Oki Islands (for 2 days)

Shimane
2 days

Oki is an attractive destination for the tourists who are weary of crowds in large cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. There are slow life, many healing spots, virgin nature and marine activities. Among them, the breathtaking scenery at Kuniga Coast and the sightseeing boat are particular recommendations. Try to escape from the stereotyped tours of Japan.

FROM$312/ per group
Shun A.
5.00(6) reviews

Izumo Grand Shrine and Matsue Sightseeing

Shimane
7 hours 30 min

I would like to take you to Izumo Taisha, Matsue Castle and Vogel park. Izumo Taisha Shrine is one of the most revered and oldest Shinto Shrines in Japan. It is dedicated to Okuninishi-no-mikoto, popularly known as "Daikokusama" or the deity of nation building and good marriage. Matsue castle was designated as a national treasure in 2015. Vogel park is a flower and bird park.

FROM$322/ per group
Hideo Y.
4.43(117) reviews

Spiritual Tour in Izumo

Shimane
4 hours 30 min

This is a short walking tour around Izumo Grand Shrine, one of the most sacred and important shrines in Japan. If you want to refresh yourself in great nature or you have interests in ancient Japan, Izumo is the place for you. You'll have a glimpse of ancient Japanese culture still exists here. At Hinomisaki, you can enjoy the scenic beauty of blue ocean along with the highest masonry lighthouse in Japan.

FROM$222/ per group
Ritsuko Y.
5.00(3) reviews

Trip around Izumo Grand Shrine

Shimane
7 hours 30 min

If you want to steep yourself in natural beauty or you have an interest in the history of ancient Japan, Izumo is the place for you. Izumo has been known as home of gods since ancient times. We visit old shrines that enshrines the most important deities in Japan. Enjoy the tranquil and spiritual atmosphere of Izumo. The museum shows you rich ancient culture and people's life in this region. Then enjoy the scenic beauty at Hinomisaki with a soaring lighthouse standing by the blue ocean.

FROM$369/ per group
Ritsuko Y.
5.00(3) reviews

Matsue Castle and Sightseeing Boat Tour

Shimane
5 hours 30 min

This is a historic walking and boat tour around Matsue Castle, one of the only 12 original castles existing in Japan. Enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere of castle town. I'm sure you feel as if you are time traveling to the old days. A sightseeing boat tour around the castle at any season will give you special moment. I will tell you about the history of Matsue and how people live here cherishing their local heritage.

FROM$315/ per group
Ritsuko Y.
5.00(3) reviews

Day Trips from Shimane

The best tours and activities

With a real local of your choice

The option to personalize your tour

Just contact your favorite local

Only private tours!

So no group tours with strangers

Shimane Private Tours & Local Tour Guides

Whether it’s your first time to Shimane or you are back to discover more, a good tour guide can make all the difference. Enjoy the best of what Shimane has to offer, without all the fuss of planning everything by yourself! You can pick your favorite itinerary from the Shimane tours offered by our local guides, but feel free to ask for customizations based on your preferences. We want to help travelers get the most out of their trips, and we believe a good tour with a local guide is the best way to ensure that. There is so much to see and do in Shimane, and the best way to get the most out of your time there is to have a local expert with you. GoWithGuide is committed to delivering unforgettable tour experiences, so let us help you create your next favorite memory.