Tour the World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle known as Japan's most spectacular castle. On this tour, you can enjoy walking through a Japanese garden of over 30,000 square meters which features many aesthetic views of Himeji Castle. After having a delicious Japanese-Western buffet for lunch, walk along the built-in promenade at the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world! 

Departure 6 Jan - 25 Dec 2020: Mon, Wed, Fri
(Except 10 Feb, 9 Mar, 27 Apr - 6 May, 24 Jul, 10 - 17 Aug, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 9 Nov, 14 Dec 2020)
Code From HImeji JG-GDT1NK6501NNS
From Osaka JG-GDT1NK6401NNS
From Kyoto  JG-GDT1NK6301NNS
Kyoto and Osaka departure additional charge required


B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1 Kyoto / Osaka - Himeji - Kyoto / Osaka

Kyoto / Osaka - Himeji - Kyoto / Osaka

<From Kyoto>

8:40 am: Assemble at New Miyako Hotel. Continue to Kyoto Station to catch the JR Rapid Service *non-reserved seating

<From Osaka>

8:50 am: Assemble at Hotel Granvia Osaka. Continue to Osaka Station, where you will get the train to Shin-Osaka Station and transfer to the JR Rapid Service *non-reserved seating. Arrive at Himeji Station

<From Himeji>

10:15 am: Assemble at Tourist Information Center inside JR Himeji Station

Himeji Castle (120 min): Widely known as Japan's most spectacular castle due to its beauty and imposing size. Himeji Castle is well preserved and is a world heritage site. Unlike other castles in Japan, Himeji Castle was never destroyed by natural disaster or war to this day. 

Lunch (60 min): Enjoy a Japanese-Western Buffet Lunch

Maiko Marine Promenade (40 min): A circuit style promenade on the Akashi Kaikyo bridge. It is situated around 47 meters above the sea and 150 meters above the ground. 

<From Himeji>

3:40-4:20pm: The tour will end upon arrival at Maiko Station. Train tickets for the trip between Maiko Station and Himeji Station will be distributed at this time.

<From Osaka>

4:30-5:00pm: From Maiko Station, proceed to Osaka Station by JR train non-reserved seat. The tour will end upon arrival at Osaka Station.

<From Kyoto>

5:00-5:30 pm: Maiko Station proceeds to Kyoto Station by JR train non-reserved seat. The tour will end upon arrival at Kyoto Station.

  • Lunch
  • Transportation 
  • English Speacking Guide
  • Consumption tax
  1. If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
  2. This tour uses non-reserved seats on both public transportation and Shinkansen. Please note that seating is not guaranteed. Thank you for your understanding.
  3. Himeji Castle is not wheelchair accessible. Participants must climb some steep staircases.
  4. The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
  5. Total walking distance on this tour is about 4 km, so please wear shoes and clothing which are easy to walk in.
*Pictures shown are for illustration purpose only 

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