THIS TOUR STARTS FROM A LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE IN HIROSHIMA.
You can pick your hotel, Hiroshima Airport, a train station or any other location as long as it is located within HIROSHIMA CITY.
If you would like our assistance in reaching HIROSHIMA, please book a customized bespoke tour instead.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE?
+ Regional Expert (English speaking guide)
HOW CAN I ADD A TOUR GUIDE?
Pick a date & package; press the PROCEED BOOKING button.
This tour starts in any location within HIROSHIMA, we then will proceed to your chosen destination from the options provided.
Please type in three options from the following after pressing the PROCEED BOOKING button.
Destination 01: Miyajima Ferry
Destination 02: Miyajima Ropeway
Destination 03: Itsukushima Shrine
Destination 04: Miyajima Food Street (Omotesando Shotengai)
Hiroshima offers an array of historical sites, stunning nature and a flavorful culinary scene. Touring this world heritage site allows visitors to witness how tragedy can turn into a source of strength and peace.
The Memorial Peace Park, Kosanji Temple, Itsukushima Shrine and the Atomic Bomb Dome are just a few locations you shouldn’t skip out on (and we have private package tours for all of them!).
We start our journey at your chosen location within Hiroshima city. After picking you up in one of our private vehicles, we will drive you through some truly spectacular countryside views towards the three destinations of your choice.
The only mode of transportation to Miyajima is to take a ferry to the island, it takes about 10 minutes from the Miyajimaguchi pier to the world cultural heritage site of Miyajima. You have the option of boarding two different types of ferries; the JR ferry and the Miyajima Matsudai Kisen.
500 meters above sea level is Mount Misen, the highest peak on Miyajima island, at the peak of the mount resides several shrines, a walking trail, as well as many other historical monuments. Other that the deep and fascinating history, the Mount Misen ropeway also offers one of the top three scenic views of Japan. The ropeway offers two different lines: Momihidani and Shishiiwa line. Both lines exhibit Japan’s wondrous nature is a spectacular way.
Ropeway fee (separated from Tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Roundtrip for Adults: JPY1,800 per person / Children (6-12 years old): JPY900 per person
With more than 1400 years of history, the Itsukushima Shrine is part of the World Heritage site. The 16 meter vermilion colored gates float within the Seto Island Sea, contrasting its deep blue tides, while the shrine lies along the sickle shaped beach against the thick green forest of Itsukushima Island.
Entrance fee (separated from Tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY300 per person / Students: JPY200 per person
*Renovation works on Miyajima’s famous floating torii gate are scheduled to start in June 2019. During the renovation works, the torii gate will be covered up by scaffolding. It is not known yet exactly how long the renovations will take, but they are expected to take at least around one year.
Miyajima Food Street (Omotesando Shotengai)
Stretching 350 meters long with over 70 shops, Ometesando Shotengai in Miyajima will engage both your senses & your stomachs!. Alongside the numerous delectable food stalls and restaurants are unique and fascinating souvenir shops, allowing visitors to grab one of kind knick-knacks only found on Miyakojima Island.
The tour will end with us dropping you off at a location of your choice in Hiroshima.