Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Walking Tour from Himeji

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UNESCO World Heritage Himeji-jo is also known the "White Heron Castle" because of its brilliant white color and resemblance to a bird taking flight
UNESCO World Heritage Himeji-jo is also known the "White Heron Castle" because of its brilliant white color and resemblance to a bird taking flight
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Kobe, the longest suspension bridge in the world
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Kobe, the longest suspension bridge in the world
Himeji Castle Autumn View
Himeji Castle Autumn View
Himeji Castle Walls
Himeji Castle Walls
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge viewed from the pedestrian walkway
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge viewed from the pedestrian walkway
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What To Expect

Discover Japan's spectacular treasures on a fascinating walking tour around Himeji and Kobe. Take delight in a delectable Japanese-Western buffet lunch. Experience the world's longest suspension bridge by walking along Maiko Marine Promenade.

Highlights

  • Discover 2 of Japan's treasures on a walking tour around Himeji and Kobe

  • Explore the glorious Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Take a stroll along Maiko Marine Promenade and experience the world's longest suspension bridge

  • Savor an appetizing Japanese-Western buffet lunch

Specifications

Type:
Walking Tours around Himeji
Departs From:
Himeji
Meeting Point:
Hotel Nikko Himeji
Duration:
6 hours
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:20 AM
Product Code:
14594
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Embark on an incredible adventure by exploring the national treasures around Himeji and Kobe on a full-day walking tour!

Start the tour at Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Japan's national treasure, Himeji Castle is also known as Shirasagi Castle (White Heron Castle) for its spectacular white exteriors. Take a stroll around the grounds as your local guide shares facts and tales about the castle and Japan's feudal history.

Take a short break and enjoy a delightful Japanese-Western buffet lunch.

Continue to the world's longest suspension bridge, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. Get to experience Akashi Kaikyo Bridge by looking through an observatory camera and walking along Maiko Marine Promenade to enjoy the fascinating panoramic view. Built on the Kobe side, Maiko Marine Promenade is 47 meters (154 feet) above sea-level.

The tour will end upon arrival at Maiko Station. Train tickets back to Himeji Station will be distributed at this time.

Itinerary

  • Departure from Hotel Nikko Himeji

  • Himeji Castle (120 minutes)

  • Japanese-Western Buffet Lunch (60 minutes)

  • Maiko Marine Promenade (40 minutes)

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide

  • Public transportation fees

  • Himeji Castle entry

  • Maiko Marine Promenade entry

  • Japanese-Western buffet lunch

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Itinerary order is subject to change without prior notice.

  • This tour has a 2 participant minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 72 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • Public transportation will be used. Seating may not be available.

  • This is a walking tour. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

  • The sightseeing locations are not wheelchair accessible. Participants must climb steep stairs.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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