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Tour of the most famous Himeji Castle in Japan

2.5 Hours
up to 4 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

I will take you to the most famous castle in Japan: Himeji Castle which was designated as UNESCO's World Heritage site fisrt in Japan.The castle is one of the 12 original castles which was built in 17th century. And it is thought the most beautiful castle with white plastered walls.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Kazuhiko.

  • Himeji Castle: You will see the castle like a white heron.

  • You will see the typical architecture of the japanese castles in the 16th to 17th centuries.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point at Himeji Station (changeable)
Ending Point at Himeji Station (changeable)

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in the area of Himeji

What‘s not included

Transportation fee for Hotel Pick-up in the outside of Himeji:Kobe area 2000yen, Osaka area 3000yen
Entrance fee for only the castle: 1000yen/adult
Entrance fee for the castle and the Japanese garden Koko-en: 1040yen/adult


I can accept your request at least 4 days in advance.

1) If you start your tour from Himeji Station, you will walk about 2 hours.
2) The stairs in the main tower of the castle are steep. You should be careful not to fall down.
3) You should take off your shoes in the main tower and have slippers prepared for you.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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