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Let's visit Himeji Castle,the first world heritage site in Japan.


Licensed Guide

6 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
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Having about one hour ride of the train from Osaka,we reach Himeji station from where you can already see distant view of Himeji Castle.It is famous for the beautiful structure and also took a very important role to watch western Japan during Tokugawa Shogunate.You can learn history of Tokugawa Shogunate and also enjoy typical Japanse stroll garden at Kokaen next door of the castle.


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  • Not only with a beautiful overwall view, Himeji Castle will fascinate you with a role of fortress.The labyrinth-like approach to main keep will slow down enemy invasion.Through 1,000 loophole guns are fired at attackers.Angled chutes are also set at numerous points in the castle walls to throw stones or pour boiling oil on attackers.

  • The castle is so famous but please do not miss the stroll garden located next door of the castle.we can enjoy various types of stroll gardens in limited space very efficiently with trees,stones,rocks and rivers.And many red colored carps can be seen in the pond or river.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Osaka.
Ending Point At your hotel in Osaka

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee only

What‘s not included

hotel pick up at Oaska area ¥2000
transportaion charge between Osaka and Himeji(you and guide)¥3000/person
entrance fee for Himeji Castle and Kokaen garden¥1040/person


I am ready to come to Nagoya even transportation cost exceeds the standard slightly since It's my native town and know even the corner of the street.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

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Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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