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Central Hiroshima and Okonomiyaki (Local Food) Tour


Hiroshima
4 hours
up to 5 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

Itinerary

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  • Peace Memorial Park including Memorial Museum
  • Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum
  • OKonomiyaki Restaurant

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What to Expect

First up, I bring you to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Hiroshima is well known as the first city in the world history, that was atomic bombed. You may walk and drop by at many spots built to commemorate those who perished in those days and learn more at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. After that study tour, we roam around Central Hiroshima (the busiest street for shopping) and finally arrive at Okonomiyaki restaurant for early supper. Okonomiyaki is Hiroshima's soul food; a savory pancake filled with chopped vegetables, meat, sea food, noodle, egg and whatever you want, even cheese... Actually this is the origin of the name of Okonomiyaki, since Okonomi literally means "as you like" and yaki means grilled. Fun to see how to make on a huge iron plate and exciting to eat with a special tool (Kote). Just give it a try.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 13:30 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel lobby in Hiroshima or Hiroshima Station
Ending Point At your hotel lobby in Hiroshima or Hiroshima Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Your food, admission and transportation fees

Important

The grand Tori Gate of the Itsukushima shrine in Miyajiam is fully covered with scaffold now due to its replacement work. The city government has started to investigate its condition to identify the damage and will decide a replacement or repair method. The completion period has not been set.
However what Miyajima has is not only the Tori Gate. 14 % of the whole island was designated as a world heritage site. The gate is just part of it and I believe you still cannot miss this beautiful island even the gate itself is covered unfortunately. Thanks for your understanding.

Cancellation Policy

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a group tour, though. Can I come alone?

Yes, indeed. Please contact me anytime.

How much will be the necessary expenses ?

If you take a tram, it costs you 160 JPY.
Admission fee for the Peace Museum is 200 JPY/person.
If you are over 65 years old, it is 100 JPY.

Budget for dinner?

About 1000 JPY.
If you drink, it will cost more.

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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David David Australia ( Family )
Excellent
5 days ago

“ Tour of Hiroshima Castle & Peace Park & Museum ”

Very interesting informative & enjoyable

MAYUMI:

Dear David and Family, I am so grateful that you took the time out to leave such a good review. I would love to continue providing my guiding service to awesome clients like you. Thank you very much. Best, Mayumi

Carol Carol United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Loved Rabbit Island and was able to stop at ”

Had a wonderful day with Mayumi. She was so helpful and patient. She worked very hard to do everything I asked and more. I really enjoyed talking to her and learned a lot. She is very knowledgeable and a lot of fun! We went to Rabbit Island and talked a lot on the way over and back. I know I was an unusual client since I am quite old and still asked to go to Rabbit Island. :) She packed a LOT into one day for me. It is a day I will remember always. Thanks Mayumi. I hope I can return to Hiroshima some day to do some more sightseeing. I did not have time to see everything. I need to return.

MAYUMI:

Dear Carol, I thank you so much for the excellent review you kindly posted! I am very happy you loved the tour with me. I also loved the wonderful time spent with you. There is a famous Japanese idiom which describes a cultural concept of treasuring the unrepeatable nature of a moment; Ichi-go, Ichi-e. It can be translated as " once in a life time" or " treasure every meeting as it may not come again". However I can’t wait to have you back here, Lol. Wish you great health, happiness and successful business. Best. Mayumi

David David Australia
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Mayumi is fantastic ”

We had a very memorable day with Mayumi, who was most generous to make herself available on New Year’s Day for us. Her insights and connection to Hiroshima and its history made the day much more interesting, and helping to navigate Miyajima island on such a busy day of the year was invaluable. We would highly recommend her.

MAYUMI:

Dear David, I thank you very much for such a nice review. We just opened the book which pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book's first chapter is New Year’s Day and I was fortunate I spent great time with you to start with. Happy New Year! Best, Mayumi

Meredith Meredith Canada ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 weeks ago

“ Extraordinary Guide! ”

We had a wonderful day with Mayumi. She is a wealth of knowledge and learned so much from her. She made great suggestions that helped maximize our day. Her English is also perfect. My 12 year old son was completely engaged on the tour and learning about Hiroshima’s tragic history from Mayumi. I would definitely recommend her.

MAYUMI:

Dear Meredith and Family I very much appreciate your great review which makes my day...or my year?! Lol. Wishing you a Happy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come. May God pour love and care on you all. Warm regards, Mayumi

Dr. Gal Dr. Israel ( Family )
Very Good
3 weeks ago

“ Visit to Hiroshima and Miyajima with Mayumi ”

We (2 adults) spent a day with Mayumi in Hiroshima area, visiting Miyajima and the peace park. Mayumi is a knowledgeable and friendly person, speaking exceptional English and we had great time. I am only sorry for allocating only one day for the area. If it is your first time to Hiroshima, you will need at least 2-3 days to visit the places we did as well as the Castle, Japanese Garden and the city itself.

MAYUMI:

Dear Gal. Thank you very much for your good review. Wishing you all beautiful moments, treasured memories, and all the happiness a heart can know. Happy New Year!

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