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Half Day in Miyajima

5 hours
up to 8 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Meet at JR Hiroshima Station or your hotel → JR MIyajimaguchi Station → Miyajimaguchi Ferry Port → Miyajima Island  → Isukushima Shrine → Daisho-in Temple →Miyajima Ferry Port  → JR Miyajimaguchi Station → JR Hiroshima Station or your hotel


Feel free to personalize this offer with Azusa.

  • The big gate ( O-Torii ) of Itsukushima Shrine is a symbol of Miyajima and very picturesque. Itsukushima Shrine was designated as World Heritaga Site in 1996 . The sets of structures perfectly harmonizes with its surroundings to create artistic masterpiece.
  • Daisho-in Temple is 5 minutes walk from Itsukushima Shrine. The whole temple is like a small adventure with something new hidden in places you would least expect.

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What to Expect

Most Japanese are thought not to have a specific religion or religious beliefs but acturally we follow practices of two religions , Buddhisum and Shinto. You will see unique and torlerant nature of Japanese people's concept of religion in this island.
Also Miyajima Island is famous for delicious food, grilled oysters, Okonamiyaki pancakes , Momijimanju waffles, and grilled eel. you enjoy eating while walking in Miyajima Shopping Arcade.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point JR Hiroshima Station or your hotel
Ending Point JR Hiroshima Station or your hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee , transportation fee ( guide ), entrance fee ( guide ), lunch ( guide )

What‘s not included

transportation fee ( you ), entrance fee ( you ), lunch ( you )
total transportation fee / 1180 (JPY) for one person
entrance fee / 300 (JPY) for one person


You need to keep some amount of Japan cash before moving to Miyajima, because credit cards are not available at small shops and restaurants in this island and there is no banks and conveninece stores there.

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

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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Reviews ( 25 )
4.8 (25) Reviews
Very Good
Cora Cora United States ( Friends )
11 hours ago

“ Miyajima and Hiroshima ”

Azusa is the ideal guide...,.knowledgeable, patient, caring and an excellent ambassador for Japan. She made sure that we saw the highlights of both Miyajima and Hiroshima. She spoke excellent English and very flexible. She took our pictures and truly gave us beautiful memories.

Vineet Vineet Canada ( Friends )
4 days ago

“ Great overall experience! ”

Thank you Azusa san for a geat overall experience inspite of the weather not being very cooperative (raining most of the day). You shared a lot of interesting information and made sure our group got the most out of our trip. We highly recommend your services to other travelers.


Dear Vineet san Thank you so much for your kind words. The reviews I receive motivate me. You are all cheerful and jolly people. Though the weather was not so good and unfortunately the Torii gate was covered, your people seemed to appreciate life as it happens. That was a fantastic time for me to be with you. I wish you all the best ! Sincerely, Azusa Arita

Helene Helene Canada ( Couple )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Our guide made visiting Hiroshima a more personal experience ”

Visiting Hiroshima is bound to be a moving and also disturbing experience. Azusa was a great companion and guide on this journey. She put together an excellent itinerary, including the use of JR bus (free with rail pass), and she accommodated our preferences both in the planning and on the spot. We learned a lot from Azusa and appreciated our conversations, and instead of feeling overwhelmed and lost, we were able to participate actively in the lantern floating, thus sharing in the common appeal of so many Japanese and visitors for global peace.


Dear Helene san Thank you so much for your kind review. The tour day was so humid and the heat was killing us. I apologize you for making both of you walk long way in such a muggy weather and finishing up the tour earlier than scheduled. It was me who learned a lot from you. You knew well what is needed and not needed in your tour. You told me about your sea kayaking experience in Miyajima Island, which was very inspiring for me. I have never thought of that activity in my tour plan. I again realized that tour guides should try as best as possible to match guests’ desires. I wish you all the best and success in the future

Manoj Manoj United States ( Family with kids )
1 month ago

“ Wonderful day in Hiroshima and Miyajima ”

Azusa (Ari) was our tour guide for our extended family group of 9. We had the most wonderful day. She is knowledgeable, engaging, flexible, funny and a great story teller. Highly recommend her.


Dear Manoj san Thank you so much for the wonderful day ! I was so happy to spend a great time with such a close and caring family. Especially I was impressed by your father's great sense of Japanese jokes. " Sekai wa futarino tameni." Though he stayed in Japan only one year long time ago, how fluently he speaks Japanese ! And all 3 boys were so lovely and full of curiosity. I was glad that they listened to me with attention. I wish you all the happiness in the world ! Azusa Arita

Ross Ross United States ( Couple )
2 months ago

“ Visit to Hiroshima ”

Azusa was great. She was very easy to communicate with leading up to our trip and during our short visit. prior to visiting, she proposed an itinerary that maximized our time in Hiroshima. We visited Hiroshima on a day trip from Kyoto. She met us on the train platform and escorted us from place to place on our shortened and self imposed time schedule (4.75 hours - better if you allow for 6-6.5 hours) before returning us back to the train station. She was very knowledgeable and informative on the sites we were visiting and the history of Japan. She was an absolute pleasure to be with, she listened to our cues to move onto the next site, and kept us on schedule throughout the day. A day well spent.


Dear Ross san Thank you so much for your heart touching message. It was my pleasure to have a great time with you in Hiroshima. You are so sweet and smart couple. You clearly knew what you needed in the tour. That absolutely helped our tour go smoothly. And in the museum, I was so impressed that you friendly spoke to the Japanese students writing reports about the exhibit. They looked so happy to be spoken to and lively communicated with you. This must be a memorable experience for them. Interacting with international people should be the essential part of the peaceful world. Thanks to you, I was able to reconfirm my work for what it really is. This tour was short but very impressive. I wish both of you all the best of luck ! Azusa Arita

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