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Day Trip to Hiroshima, Kurashiki, Himeji from Kyoto or Osaka

Day Trip

Masaki H.

4.91(64) reviews
Kyoto
English
10.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

This is basically a custom tour. You may go around various popular sightseeing spots.

Itsukushima Shrine and Atomic Bomb Dome are main destinations in this tour.

You can also enjoy eating Hiroshima food speciality. 

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Osaka or Kyoto, JR Kyoto Station, JR Nara Station, or Designated Stations

Hiroshima (Itsukushima Shrine, Atomic Bomb Dome)

Ending Point

At your hotel in Osaka or Kyoto, JR Kyoto Station, JR Nara Station, JR Osaka Station, or Designated Stations

What to Expect

Two- to Six- Day Attractive Excursion Tours

You make excursion around Kansai area (Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, and Lake Biwa).

Japan has distinctive four seasons: each has its own features and characteristics.

The views dramatically change from season to season.

There are many famous festivals.

Mystical ceremonies such as omizutori ceremony (water-drawing ceremony) in Nara, Gion festival in Kyoto.

If you visit these places in accordance with the festivals, your tour will be much more fun.

The following is the popular sightseeing spots in each area.

In Kyoto

Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine, and Arashiyama, Nijyo Castle, the Imperial Palace.

In Osaka you enjoy food and shopping.

Osaka is also a city for young people.

In Nara, time passes more slowly than in Osaka and Kyoto.

People live in harmony with customs and traditions.

It is the birthplace of Japanese civilization.

Kurashiki is well known for its preserved canal area. It started as a merchant city 300 years ago.

Ohara Museum is Japan's first museum. Ivy Square is popular with young couples.

In Hiroshima Miyajima and Atomic Bomb Dome are popular sightseeing spots.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, guide's lunch,

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide),

entrance fee (400 - 600 yen),

Important Information

I can guide you in Hiroshima, Okayama, Kagawa, Nagoya and Takayama if you pay my transportation fee.

Basically we use public transportation as a means of travel.

All these excursions consist of one-day tours.

Each district has its own special events from season to season.

in Kyoto, Aoi Festival in May, Gion Festival in July, and Jidai Festival in November.

In Osaka Tenji Festival is held in July.

In Nara Omizutori Ceremony, Onmaturi Ceremony are held at night.

If you visit these areas in accordance with the events, your tour will be able to have more fun.

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

Reviews

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Cindi A.

Oct 14, 2019

Samurai trail

I don’t think we would have appreciated Kyoto without Masaki. He really helped us understand the history and the importance of Kyoto to the rest of Japan. Besides being very informative, he was extremely flexible and caring We were a rough crowd of five different personalities and ages from the United States and he was able to keep our attention and make sure that we got what we needed from the trip. If there was a downside at all, it would be that we spent a lot of time on buses and trains. I don’t know if the transportation we took wasn’t the best option available, But it seems like it would’ve been less wear and tear had we been in a van.

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Stephen shefler S.

May 16, 2019

Warm host and good teacher

Misaki is a very warm and considerate guide. Most importantly, he provided us with very useful information which greatly enhanced our time with him

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Kelly K.

May 4, 2019

Outstanding tour of Kyoto

I simply can not say enough about Masaki and his skill as a tour guide. Not in a million years would we had been able to see so many beautiful sights in Kyoto without his ability to move us from place to place, purchasing entry tickets without hassle but also knowing the fastest ways in & out plus the timing of our arrivals & exits were spot on. Masaki & Steve had quite a long conversation about the Samari rock garden & breathing that we have continued to reflect upon. We also did some off the beaten path places that I loved but the absolute topper on Masaki’s resume was after the tour when I received 100 photos he took of us in Kyoto with his own camera. And may I say they are not only excellent photos but ones that I will treasure forever. I’m grateful for his touring skills & leading us expertly to the many treasures of Kyoto! We highly recommend Masaki. Kelly & Steve

Masaki H.

Hi Kelly, How are you? Is everything going on well? Thank you for sending me a review. Your review encourages me to work hard and continue this job. It is a wonderful thing that you have a good memory in Kyoto. Please visit me again. Next time I take you in the norther part of Kyoto. See you. Masaki

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Trisha P.

Apr 27, 2019

Hiroshima Day Tour

Masaki was Awesome! He really lets us absorb and learn so much culture from our day in Hiroshima and Miyajima. My family really loved our time with Masaki and he was very enjoyable and easy to work with. Thanks Masaki for an enjoyable time!

Masaki H.

Hi Trisha, Thank you for a wonderful review. Yes, it was a great day for me, too. I had some first experiences. Relaxed time and leisurely tours made me forget the time passing. Thank you again for sharing precious time with your family. Good luck in Japan!! Masaki

$359/ per group

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