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One Day Hiroshima on your own

by MAYUMI
(43) Reviews
7h $ 270 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Central Hiroshima (Peace Memorial Park, Shukkei-en Garden, Hiroshima castle ...)
  • Miyajima (Mt. Misen, Miyajima Shrine, Daishoin Temple...)
  • Onomichi (Nostalgic and quiet town with old temples, Narrow and maze-like paths of slope to walk up...)
  • Takehara (Preserved townscape, Rabbit island)

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270.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

What to Expect

A more favorable option, my tour is geared for the more independent-minded travelers. This option lets you customize your one day tour with a variety of activities. Your day in Hiroshima is a blank page, waiting you for writing your own tales.
If you want to extend your activities to other prefectures, it may be also planned as you want it. First up, please contact me.

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Highlights

  • Central Hiroshima (Peace Memorial Park, Shukkei-en Garden, Hiroshima castle ...)
  • Miyajima (Mt. Misen, Miyajima Shrine, Daishoin Temple...)
  • Onomichi (Nostalgic and quiet town with old temples, Narrow and maze-like paths of slope to walk up...)
  • Takehara (Preserved townscape, Rabbit island)

Important

What‘s included
Guide fee, Hotel pick-up
What‘s not included
Transportation fees (you and guide)
Lunch
Entrance fees
Meeting Point
At your hotel or Hiroshima Station
Ending Point
At your hotel or Hiroshima Station
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people

Frequently Asked Questions

I want to go and see as much as possible....

I will arrange the tour as you like. Central Hiroshima and Miyajima may be covered in one day. Takehara tour needs a whole day if you start from your Hotel in Hiroshima. So you cannot get everything at the same time. If you want to experience more, you had better extend your stay here in Hiroshima. It is worthwhile. I am sure my plan lives up to its promise of offering something memorable to everyone.

I want to know how much our transportation expenses will cost.

It depends on your plan, though. Let me give you some examples for "one way fare".

*For HIROSHIMA/MIYAJIMA tour, it will cost about 750JPY (Round trip: 1500JPY)
Break down = Central Hiroshima -via Hiroshima Sta.- Miyajima Sta. < 160JPY by tram/ 410 JPY by JR and 30 min. ride>,
Miyajima Sta. - Miyajima Is., ,
And the Admission fee to Miyajima Shrine ...... One suggestion…if you have enough time, I really recommend a tram-ride from central Hiroshima to Miyajima Sta.. It takes time, about 80-90min. to get there. But it will cost you only 260 JPY. Additionally, from a window of the tram or streetcar, you may enjoy the charming townscapes of Hiroshima/nearby local towns and the serene Seto inland sea.
Of course, a pleasure boat is also operated directly from central Hiroshima to Miyajima Island. (2000JPY. Round trip: 3600JPY)


*For TAKEHARA Tour, about 1800 JPY (Round trip: 3600JPY)
Break down=Central Hiroshima -Takehara Sta. ,
Takehara - Tadanoumi port - Okunoshima(Rabbit) Is..

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 ( 43 )
James James Canada ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Hiroshima and Miyajima with Mayumi ”

Mayumi put together a perfect itinerary for our day - a morning trip to delightful Miyajima and an afternoon in Hiroshima, visiting the Peace Museum, the park and the A-bomb dome. Mayumi was very helpful, knowledgeable and informative and was most considerate in planning our day - highly recommended!

MAYUMI:

Dear James Thank you very much for your nice review. It was a great pleasure to have met you two. I hope you continue your great journey with your beautiful wife. Bon Voyage!! Best, Mayumi

Steve Steve United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Excellent half day tour of Hiroshima ”

Excellent communication and half day tour with Mayumi. We were able to go through Peace Park museum, Atomic Dome, Hiroshima Castle and glean tons of interesting information from Mayumi's expertise in the city. Especially neat was a trip to the elementary school museum where there were post bombing messages recovered from underneath the walls.

MAYUMI:

Dear Steve. Thank you very much for your generous review. I had a wonderful time thanks to you and Patrick. I never knew that the Peace Museum is that quiet and calm before 9 am (chuckle)....New finding. Usually I go there during the daytime when it is very crowded. Hope you continue a wonderful travel throughout Japan. All the best, Mayumi

Michelle Michelle Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Amazing knowledge and kindness ”

Mayumi had an amazing knowledge of Hiroshima and gave us information and experience at sights we would never have received on our own. She is a very gentle sole and was very kind and considerate - to give my husband and I the right amount of time to look at the peace museum Mayumi offered to make paper cranes with our young daughters. While they experienced many of the a-bomb artifacts, some of them were too horrific. Mayumi knew exactly how to manage our family experience

MAYUMI:

Dear Mechelle, I very much appreciate your heartwarming message. I was so fortunate to be able to spend some time with a wonderful family like yours. You are so lucky to have such beautiful and smart girls. They are just adorable. I just dream of the world where all the children can live in peace. Sol...how is the snow over there? Enjoy skiing very much? Did you have a chance to see monkeys bathing in hot springs, LoL. Please have lots of fun with the girls in cold & cool Japan!! Thank you so much. Mayumi

Ben Ben Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Great day out in Miyajima Island and Hiroshima ”

Well worth engaging a guide like Mayumi. We got to fit in alot in the one day, and see things that most people wouldn't know about or see. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. Miyajima island is definitely worth the visit, and Hiroshima of course is a must and is a real eye opener - very heart wrenching. And Mayumi got us seats at one of Hiroshima's best restaurants that night, where there is usually a long line of people waiting outside :) Thanks Mayumi :)

MAYUMI:

Thank you very much, Ben. You are my very first reviewer in 2019. It was fun and great when I was spending time together with you and your cool friend. And I really admire your unquenchable thirst for discovery or daring attitude toward something new (wired?) especially FOOD. Raw Horse meat, Chicken Sashimi, Whale, Narezushi…. you said you even tried Salamander here….Wow, I’ve never had none of them yet in my life except whale meat. Did you finally try Natto you bought and kept in the fridge of your hotel? (chuckle) Hope your wife are happy with a good luck charm you kindly bought at the shrine, wishing her good pregnancy and delivery. Parenthood is one of the best but challenging journeys in life. Enjoy the ride. May your new world as a daddy be filled with love. All the best! Thank ... read more

Brian Brian United States ( Family )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Excellent Hiroshima & Miyajima Guide ”

Mayumi was an excellent guide for my family and I in Hiroshima. She was honest about what we could do in the time allotted and was very insightful throughout the tour. She was thoughtful when it came to my elderly parents by making sure they could find seats on trains and the ferry. She provided both historical knowledge but also answered all of my questions regarding daily life in today’s Japanese culture.

MAYUMI:

Dear Brian. I very much appreciate your review. I am so grateful for your kindness. I believe your parents had a lovely time with fantastic sons here in Japan. It is my pleasure if I could be of even a little help for your big family travel. Please give my best regards to your wonderful family members. With gratitude, Mayumi

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