Himeji Private Tour from Osaka or Kobe

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  • Day Trip
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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

Himeji castle is located on a top of a small hill. People also call it egret castle as it looks like a white heron flying over the hill. There is a beautiful park called Koko-en nearby. Nine different types of Japanese gardens are here with different landscapes. You can experience Japanese tea ceremony here. Tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the tour hassle-free. As it's a private tour, you can relax and visit sights at your own pace. We use local trains like locals do. However, if you want to ride Shinkansen and get reserved seats, it will cost around 10,000 yen per person. JR Rail Pass holder can maximize the use it. Please make sure to clarify your choice.

Itinerary Details


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Himeji Castle

Known also as white heron castle for its beauty and gorgeous look. It's also famous as a castle that was not involved in any wars.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Koko-en

This park was built as cultural site when Himeji celebrated a centennial anniversary as a city. The area used to be west palace of the castle and samurai mansions etc. Nine different types of Japanese gardens are laid out, so you can enjoy many styles of gardens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Otemae Street

Strolling alongside the street is quite amusing. Small shops are open for souvenir as well

Duration: 30 minutes
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