Shine a new light on this little city of the Kansai area and its famous castle recently renovated and listed at the UNESCO World Heritage.
Himeji is considered one of the favorite destination for travelers in Japan, whether they are domestic or foreign tourists, thanks to its main feature: the wonderful Himeji castle.
The long renovation works are now completed, and the original castle cladded in white is open to welcome new visitors eager to learn about its history.
The tour you booked is completely private. You will not share your guide with unknown people, for more comfort and privacy.
You guide is dedicated to you or your group (couple, friends, family, etc.) and will offer suggestions during the tour according to the time of the year, the weather and your pace.
Know Japan beyond clichés.
Discover cities under a new approach, closer to their reality; Explore places hidden to tourists, good and sometimes original picture spots; Save time thanks to the locals’ experience who know Japan like the back of their hand; Enjoy your visit without worrying about planning or how to get there.
Step out the usual stereotyped guided tour and explore narrow streets, hidden gems, find the good restaurants that only appear on Japanese maps... Visit a Japan that no Western travel guide can describe!
Touring in the most popular places of Tokyo or Kyoto with our guides is naturally also possible.
The round trip transportation time from Kyoto or Osaka (about 1 hour each way) is included in the total length of the tour. The guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Himeji.
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Allow about ¥4,500 (~$43) more for round-trip fare from Kyoto or Osaka per person (free with the Japan Rail Pass).
Details of transportation costs to go to Himeji.
Transportation time included in the total length of the tour (the guide will use it to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Himeji).
Round trip price per person (may vary by hundreds of Yens depending on the season):
Travels by Shinkansen (bullet train) included in the total length of the tour (the guide will use the transportation time to answer your questions, give insights on Japan, and especially on Himeji).
Free for the JR Pass holder; Additional fee for the guide’s round trip ticket to pay directly to the guide (may vary by hundreds of Yens depending on the season):