Discover Shimonoseki (from Shimonoseki)

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Enjoy fresh sashimi straight out from Karato Market
From¥10,073

~ USD 96.32

Enjoy fresh sashimi straight out from Karato Market
From¥10,073

~ USD 96.32

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  • Toyota Alphard 1-5 People, 2-6 SuitcasesStart Time: 08:00
  • HiAce Grand Cabin1-8 People, 9 SuitcasesStart Time: 08:00
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1 Day (8 Hours)
Availability : All year round
THIS TOUR STARTS FROM A LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE IN SHIMONOSEKI.

You can pick your hotel, a train station or any other location as long as it is located within SHIMONOSEKI.

 

PRICES START FROM:

+ JPY 14,636 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 5 PEOPLE (TOYOTA ALPHARD) = JPY73,180/GROUP

+ JPY 10,073 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE (HIACE GRAND CABIN) = JPY80,580/GROUP


Each booking will be charged per vehicle, irrespective of the number of passengers. The price per person will depend on the number of passengers in your group travelling in a single vehicle. Please note the maximum occupancy limits for each vehicle while booking. 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE?

+ Vehicle designated in selected package (either a Toyota Alphard, HiAce Grand Cabin or HiAce Luxury Cabin)

+ English speaking driver (the driver is not a guide & may only have basic English skills)

+ Tolls, Highway Fees, Parking Fees, Fuel (and other associated vehicle costs for this itinerary)

 

SEAT PLAN
Toyota Alphard
HiAce Grand Cabin

 

HOW CAN I ADD A TOUR GUIDE?

Pick a date & package; press the PROCEED BOOKING button. The next screen will offer you the option to add on a REGION EXPERT (a local guide with expert knowledge of the area, its history and culture) for an additional fee. Other add-ons may also be available.

 

ITINERARY

This private package tour will start at a location of your choice within SHIMONOSEKI and then proceed to your chosen destination options.

Please type in three options from the following after pressing the PROCEED BOOKING button.

Option 01: Karato Market

Option 02: Akama Shrine

Option 03: Kaikyo Yume Tower

Option 04: Kaikyokan Aquarium

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

We start off in Shimonoseki. After picking you up in one of our luxurious private vehicles, we will drive you through the three destinations of your choice.

 

Option 01: Karato Market
Karato Market Discover Shimonoseki Private Package Tour
Karato Ichiba Market is a market in the city of Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi prefecture. In addition to shops selling fresh sea food and products, there are sushi shops and other restaurants. Shimonoseki is known as a famous fugu (pufferfish) production area and there is a wealth of gourmet items like partially dried fugu and deep fried fugu which you can enjoy there.

 

Option 02: Akama Shrine

Akama Shrine Discover Shimonoseki Private Package Tour

The most noticeable feature of Akama Jingu is the large white base that supports one of its many red roofs. This shrine was built to commemorate the spirit of the six-year-old Emperor Antoku, who died here during the decisive Battle of Dan-no-Ura between the Minamoto and Taira clans in 1185.

 

Option 03: Kaikyo Yume Tower

Kaikyo Yume Tower Discover Shimonoseki Private Package Tour

From the observation platform of Kaikyo Yume Tower at 143 meters above the ground, visitors enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Inland Sea, the Kanmon Channel, Ganryu-jima Island, the mountain range in Kyushu and Hibikinada in the Sea of Japan. At night, the twinkling lights on the Kanmon Channel produce a romantic atmosphere perfect for an intimate evening for couples. Designated as the “holy place for lovers” by Yamaguchi Prefecture, the tower is known as a great date spot. It is said that couples who enjoy a date at the tower will receive eternal happiness.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adult: JPY300 per person

 

Option 04: Kaikyokan Aquarium

Kaikyokan Aquarium Discover Shimonoseki Private Package Tour

Shimonoseki City Aquarium “Kaikyo-kan” This aquarium in Shimonoseki was built in 2001. It includes 75 fish tanks and approximately 550 sea creatures. Not only fish but also penguins, dolphins, sea lions, porpoise and other cute animals. The city of Shimonoseki is known for its fugu (puff fish) meals. There is a place where you can see 100 species of fugu from all over the world. In addition, there is a skeleton of a blue whale, the only in Japan. There is also a restaurant where you can see dolphins.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adult: JPY2000 per person

 


 

The tour will end with us dropping you off at a location of your choice in Shimonoseki.

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