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All day in Miyajima Island

by Azusa
(20) Reviews
8h $ 214 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • a panoramic view of the Seto Inland Sea from the top of Mt. Misen
  • sophisticated beauty of Itsukushima Shrine

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Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 27.90
Extra hour.
$ 9.30

Overview

This tour covers all the attractive places to see in Miyajima island. We visit Itsukushima Shrine, Mt. Misen and Daishyoin Temple in one day. Mt. Misen is very high, so we should use aerial ropeway. We may walk for a long time, so please wear comfortable clothes on the day.

What to Expect

Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Japan. Its vermilion colored Torii gate, though a little faded now, is a well-known symbol of this World Heritage Site. Miyajima island ,however , is not a special place only for this shrine. The island itself has a sacred atmosphere. In Mt. Misen, you'll find quiet and secluded places for the ascetic training of Buddhist priests in old days. In Daishyoin Temple, you'll see many unique Buddhist images and experience impenetrable darkness. And in Itsukushima Shrine, you'll be aware of Japanese traditional aesthetic values. In this tour, I'd like you to feel heart and soul of the Japanese.

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Highlights

  • a panoramic view of the Seto Inland Sea from the top of Mt. Misen
  • sophisticated beauty of Itsukushima Shrine

Important

ferry fare to Miyajima island : 180 JPY ( one way ) / round trip ticket for Miyajima ropeway :1800 JPY / Itsukushima Shrine's admission fee : 300 JPY
There are no convenience stores or banks in Miyajima island, so you need to keep some amount of cash and small changes on you before moving to the island.

What‘s included
guide fee , transportation fee ( guide ), lunch ( guide ), entrance fee ( guide )
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( you ) , lunch( you ) , entrance fee( you )
Meeting Point
Your hotel
Ending Point
Your hotel
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 20 )
Kenneth Kenneth United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Got the most out of our trip to Hiroshima ”

Ari gave my wife and me a great day seeing all of the highlights of Hiroshima. She led us through Miyajima Island, the Hiroshima Peace Park, and Hiroshima Castle. She organized our day perfectly, and at every stop, she was knowledgeable, thoughtful, and responsive to whatever we found most interesting to do or hear about. She met us at our hotel at the beginning of the day, dropped us off there at the end, and made us feel so well taken care of at every stop in between. Strongly recommended!

Azusa:

Dear Kenneth san Thank you so much for your kind remark. I have got courage from your words. Both of you are brilliant and cheerful people. I really enjoyed spending wonderful time exchanging jokes in refreshing breeze and fresh green leaves. Everything was vivid except for deer. All deer were dozing off in the sun.( I wonder if deer are nocturnal.) You showed much interest in not only the peace city of Hiroshima but also the pre-modern history of Hiroshima. That made me so happy. Japan has become quite westernized but I think the very real element in the Japanese personality lies in samurai culture. Your jobs are busy and high demanding. Please fully enjoy your limited vacation in Japan ! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

Ron Ron United States ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Great fun xpence ”

Excellent guide.

Azusa:

Dear Ron san I really appreciate your kind review. Our tour was in the middle of 10 days holiday in Japan. All Japanese people were getting too excited. I truly felt the unexpected often happens in life. If I had let all of you go without entering the museum, it would have deserved seppuku. However fortunately we were able to see the exhibits there. This tour became an unforgettable memory for me. All the best Azusa Arita

Beverley Beverley Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Highly recommend ”

She was well organised flexible and friendly, resulting in a very enjoyable day in Hiroshima.I highly recommend her.

Azusa:

Dear Beverley san Thank you so much for your kind message and a great time I spent with all your humorous people in Hiroshima. You are the first visitor that I have ever met to have the courage to try a blowfish. Please be careful there are some dangerous food in Japanese cuisine. Every January about 1300 Japanese people die after choking on rice cakes. We tend to risk our lives for delicious food. Please enjoy safe Japanese food and have a nice trip ! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

Carola Carola Germany ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Very polite and flexible guide ”

We were a group of four and she pickend us up at the cruiseport, right in time. She showed us the best spots of Hiroshima including a trip to beautiful Miyajima, which we could highly recommend. Behause our time was limited due to the early departure of our cruise ship, we had to cut the prorgram, but it was no problem for Azusa. She was very flexible and it did not bother her,even to give up lunch and take only time for a coffee.Thanks for all, Azusa, it was a great trip!

Bojan Bojan Austria ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Beautiful day in Hiroshima ”

Azusa-san was an excelent guide. We enjoyed every minute of out tour. She also made an efort to find gluten free restaurants for my wife.

Azusa:

Dear Bojan san Thank you so much for your kind words. Unlike weather forecast, it was a lovely day. We saw many deer basking in the sun. Many Japanese people were digging clams near the Big Torii Gate even though it is prohibited. I hope all of you felt a real Japanese vibe in the island. You are all friendly and considerate people. It was my great pleasure to have had a wonderful time with your group in Hiroshima. Have a fun trip ! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

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