Spiritual Tour in Izumo

Day Trip

Ritsuko Y.

5.00
(3) reviews
Shimane
English
4.5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

This is a short walking tour around Izumo Grand Shrine, which is one of the most sacred and important shrines in Japan. At Hinomisaki, you can enjoy the scenic beauty of blue ocean along with the highest masonry lighthouse in Japan.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At Izumo-taishamae Station of Ichibata Railway, JR Izumo Station, or at your hotel in Izumo

09:30

At Izumo-taishamae Station of Ichibata Railway, JR Izumo Station, or at your hotel in Izumo

Meeting

10:00

Izumo Grand Shrine

12:00

Hinomisaki Shrine & Lighthouse, lunch

Enjoy walking along the coast. Go up inside the lighthouse.

If you like sea food, enjoy it here.

14:00

At Izumo-taishamae Station of Ichibata Railway, JR Izumo Station, or at your hotel in Izumo

The tour ends.

Ending Point

At Izumo-taishamae Station of Ichibata Railway, JR Izumo Station, or at your hotel in Izumo

What to Expect

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.

Enjoy the tranquil and spiritual atmosphere of Izumo in Shimane, known as home to gods.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

* guide fee

* guide's transportation fee to/from the meeting/ending spots

What‘s not included

*Transportation fee (you and guide): round-trip bus fare from Izumo Grand Shrine to Hinomisaki Shrine =1,100 JPY/person,

(In case of picking up at JR Izumo Station) round-trip bus fare from JR Izumo Station to Izumo Grand Shrine =1,000 JPY/person.

*Entrance fee (you and guide): Hinomisaki Lighthouse lookout=200 JPY/person

Important Information

Please inquire my exact availability.

Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

The tour duration can vary according to bus schedules.

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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Mark E.

Jan 8, 2020

Shimane tour

I enjoyed two and a half days of customized tours with Ritsuko visiting multiple temples, shrines, caves, rivers coastline and waterfalls around the Izumo and Matsue regions. The days were very well organized and more than fulfilled my wishes to visit sacred places in Shimane. I’m grateful to Ritsuko for her easy and informative companionship and for ensuring a very happy few days stay.

Ritsuko Y.

Dear Mark, I'm so happy with your nice review.Thank you so much again for visiting here. You inspired me a lot with profound understanding and respect for different cultures. Each spot was memorable for me too but I will always remember the freshness and coldness of the water you got from the waterfalls. It was a great pleasure to be able to complete the year 2019 with an amazing guest. I hope you keep exploring Japan I'd like to share your views and ideas again. Ritsuko

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Alan L.

Sep 16, 2019

A most excellent guide

I was a Lucky man today in Sakaiminato to have found a nice, informative , and flexible guide. Perfect English. I was shown some of the most beautiful sights. A day to remember. Thank you again Ritsuko and the Big boss man. Most highly recommend.

Ritsuko Y.

Alan, Thank you so much for the great review. We were so glad to have you in Tottori and Shimane area on a day with nice weather. Each spot has become even more impressive for us by accompanying you. I will remember your kindness and smiles you gave us and other people during the tour. I hope your upcoming journey will be wonderful as well. Ritsuko

Mary O.

May 4, 2019

Superb Guide

We arranged a day tour with Ritsuko from Azamara Quest docked in Sakaimenato. Ritsuko arranged a wonderful trip for us with our own car and driver to the Adachi Museum of Art with its stunning garden. Then we went on to visit the beautiful castle at Matsue, followed a boat ride around the moat. The boat has a roof that comes right down as you go under the low bridges - great fun! We also went to the fascinating Lafcadio Hearn Museum and his home. Lafcadio was the first European to gain real insight into Japan and write about it for the European market. An amazing man! Also fitted in a quick visit to the Samarai House. Had a delicious Japanese lunch too. Ritsuko was a superb guide, who arranged a great day for us. She Is a very knowledgeable, fully qualified guide who speaks excellent English as well as being a pleasure to be with. It was very easy to communicate with her beforehand via Triplelights to arrange exactly the itinerary we wanted - a very packed day! Book a tour with Ritsuko and you should have a great day.

Ritsuko Y.

Mary, It was great for me to guide you and your husband in Matsue. I am very glad to know you had a great fun there. I was so happy we arranged the tour together as you like not only on the web, but also on the day. You chose Lafcadio Hearn Museum and his home instead of matcha green tea, that you had already experienced. I was inspired by your deep interest in our culture. Thank you for trying the pleasure boat around the moat of the castle even on the chilly day. It was good they provided us a blanket! Take, the taxi driver, let me know he sent you off at the port without a problem. Thank you again for giving me this opportunity. I was so happy to have such nice and considerate guests like you. Ritsuko

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