Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Walking Tour from Osaka

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UNESCO World Heritage Himeji Castle with Spring Cherry Blossoms
UNESCO World Heritage Himeji Castle with Spring Cherry Blossoms
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Kobe, the longest suspension bridge in the world
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Kobe, the longest suspension bridge in the world
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge viewed from the pedestrian walkway
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge viewed from the pedestrian walkway
Himeji Castle Walls
Himeji Castle Walls
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
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
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What To Expect

Discover Japan's glorious treasures on an amazing walking tour around Himeji and Kobe from Osaka. Take delight in a delightful Japanese-Western buffet lunch. Experience the world's longest suspension bridge by walking along Maiko Marine Promenade.

Highlights

  • Explore the majestic wonders of Himeji and Kobe on a full-day walking tour from Osaka

  • Visit the glorious Himeji Castle and the notable Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

  • Savor an appetizing Japanese-Western buffet lunch

  • Walk along Maiko Marine Promenade and enjoy the splendid panoramic view

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours from Osaka
Departs From:
Osaka
Meeting Point:
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Duration:
8 hours and 10 minutes
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:50 AM
Product Code:
14593
Voucher info:
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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 from Osaka!

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.

Ride the JR Special Rapid Service (non-reserved seating) from Maiko Station back to Osaka station, where your guided tour ends.

Itinerary

  • Departure from Hotel Granvia Osaka

  • 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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