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Himeji Castle, Kokoen, Himeji Zoo, Himeji City Museum, Museum of History

5 Hours
up to 10 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This is a tour of Himeji Castle area including Kokoen, Himeji zoo, Himeji City Museum, Museum of History and Parks ( optional).
We go to Himeji Castle then you can chose any places around Himeji Castle. If you want, you can visit all of Kokoen, Himeji-zoo, Himeji City Museum, Museum of History and parks.

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  • Himeji Castle- World heritage site. It is the most beautiful castle in Japan.

  • Kokoen - Japanese garden. You can enjoy a lot of seasonal flowers and have Japanese tea ceremony experience.You can have lunch here.

  • Himeji zoo- You can see 110 kinds of animals. There is a petting zoo area. For small kids, there are some rides.

  • Himeji City Museum - A red brick building looks very nice. Paintings, sculptures, photographs, posters, arts, crafts and swords about 3700 works are presented.

  • Museum of history - The museum contributes to education and the study of local history. You see a lot of Hyogo prefecture's history here.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point JR Himeji Station or Hotel ( if your hotel is close to Himeji Station)
Ending Point JR Himeji Station or Hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee and hotel pick-up (if you stay close to Himeji Station)

What‘s not included

Lunch and entrance fee ( Castle and Kokoen 1040 yen, Himeji Zoo 200 yen, Himeji City Museum 200 yen, Museum of History 200 yen)


Only Available in June and July

I guide you in Kobe and Himeji mainly, but I can also guide you around Kyoto, Osaka and any cities in Hyogo, if you pay my transportation fee.
I prefer a tour from 9AM to 3PM but you can negotiate if you need.

You may walk a lot. Stairs in Himeji Castle are very steep and narrow.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

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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