Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge World Heritage Walking Tour from Kyoto Instant Confirmation

Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle

Enjoy easy departure from Kyoto as you head to one of Japan's most iconic sights, Himeji Castle! Walk part of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge, hanging over the water.

  • Himeji Castle
  • The huge span of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
  • Kokoen Garden pond, filled with koi fish
  • Maiko Marine Promenade
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Discover Himeji, home to the "White Heron Castle". See the castle up close, then later, take a stroll around the vast grounds of Kokoen Garden and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the historic Japanese garden along with views Himeji Castle nestled away in the surrounding landscape.
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Price
2016 Himeji Castle and City Walking Tour
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 169.23
USD 169.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 138.06
USD 138.06
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 169.23
USD 169.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 138.06
USD 138.06
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 8.5 - 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 08:40 Meet at New Miyako Hotel
  • To Kyoto Station
    Walk to Kyoto Station
  • 09:00 Kyoto Station to Himeji Station
    Ride the JR Shinkansen bullet train as you zip along on tour.

    This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • Himeji Station
    Go to Himeji Castle on foot
  • Himeji Castle (120 minutes)
    Himeji Castle Also known as Shirasagi Castle or White Heron Castle, Himeji Castle is famous for its beautiful white exterior, which is currently being restored to it's former glory. Enjoy a stroll around the grounds as you learn about the castle and it's history from a knowledgeable and friendly guide.
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy the flavors of a Japanese style lunch.
  • Himeji Station to Maiko Station (30 minutes)
  • Maiko Marine Promenade (40 minutes)
    Maiko Marine Promenade Enjoy a stroll 47 meters above sea-level as you walk the Maiko Marine Promenade. The promenade is located inside the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge.
  • Maiko Station to Kyoto Station (80 minutes)
    Return to Kyoto via the JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service.

    This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • 17:00-17:30 Tour ends at Kyoto Station
Package detail / Schedule
2017 Himeji Castle and City Walking Tour
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 169.23
USD 169.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 138.06
USD 138.06
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 169.23
USD 169.23
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 138.06
USD 138.06
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 8.5 - 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:40 Meet at New Miyako Hotel
  • To Kyoto Station
    Walk to Kyoto Station
  • 09:00 Kyoto Station to Himeji Station
    Ride the JR Shinkansen bullet train as you zip along on tour.

    This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • Himeji Station
    Go to Himeji Castle on foot
  • Himeji Castle (120 minutes)
    Himeji Castle Also known as Shirasagi Castle or White Heron Castle, Himeji Castle is famous for its beautiful white exterior, which is currently being restored to it's former glory. Enjoy a stroll around the grounds as you learn about the castle and it's history from a knowledgeable and friendly guide.
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Enjoy the flavors of a Japanese style lunch.
  • Himeji Station to Maiko Station (30 minutes)
  • Maiko Marine Promenade (40 minutes)
    Maiko Marine Promenade Enjoy a stroll 47 meters above sea-level as you walk the Maiko Marine Promenade. The promenade is located inside the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge.
  • Maiko Station to Kyoto Station (80 minutes)
    Return to Kyoto via the JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service.

    This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seating. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
  • 17:00-17:30 Tour ends at Kyoto Station
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • This tour ends and disbands at Kyoto Station. There is no drop-off service to hotels.
    • Non reserved seating will be used for transportation on public transportation and/or Shinkansen. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
    • Due to congestion, entry into the Castle Tower will not be available until early May. No refunds can be made for this reason. Other parts of the castle can still be visited.
    • Participants will be required to walk at the locations visited. Please wear shoes and clothes that are easy to walk in. Not all locations on the tour have wheelchair access. Participants may be required to walk up and down stairs during the tour.
    • Please make a request at the time of booking if you would like a vegetarian meal.
    • If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 5 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date will be cancelled.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 169.23
USD 169.23

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 8.5 - 9 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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