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

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Himeji Castle

Visit one of Japan's most iconic World Heritage Sites, Himeji Castle! Experience Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge.

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Take a stroll around the vast grounds of Kokoen and enjoy the beautiful scenery of this historic Japanese garden with Himeji Castle nestled away in the surrounding landscape.

Cherry blossoms blooming season: End of March to the beginning of April
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You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 107.86
USD 107.86
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 96.18
USD 96.18
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 107.86
USD 107.86
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 96.18
USD 96.18
  • Duration: 5.5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 10:30 Meet at Hotel Nikko Himeji
  • Please be at the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the departure time
    The tour will walk to Himeji Castle.
  • Himeji Castle (120 minutes)
    151231_k610_01 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.
  • Kokoen Garden (30 minutes)
    151231_k610_03 Constructed over the former grounds of a samurai's residence, this Japanese-style garden features nine unique gardens. Enjoy taking a stroll around the grounds with Himeji Castle nestled away in the surrounding landscape and experience a taste of the Edo period.
  • Lunch (60 minutes)
    Savor a Japanese-style lunch.
  • Himeji Station to Maiko Station (30 minutes)
    Hop onto the JR Special Rapid Service or Rapid Service, with a non-reserved seat.
  • Maiko Marine Promenade (40 minutes)
    151231_k610_04 Enjoy a stroll 47 meters above sea-level along the Maiko Marine Promenade which is located inside Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge.
  • 15:40-16:20 Tour ends at Maiko Station, with tickets provided to return to Himeji
Notes
Additional Note(s)
    • This tour ends and disbands at Maiko Station. A JR train ticket will be provided for transportation from Maiko to Himeji.
    • 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.
    • Meeting Location:
      Hotel Nikko Himeji lobby
      Address: 100 Minamiekimaecho, Himeji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture
      Access: Immediate access from JR Himeji Station Central Exit. 5 minutes on foot from Sanyo Himeji Station.
    • 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.)
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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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 107.86
USD 107.86

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 - 6 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Wed, Fri
Meal Lunch
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