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Odawara castle town one day tour

by SHIN
(51) Reviews
8h $ 249 Price up to 8 people

Highlights

  • Odawara castle and its history museum
  • Odawara city castle town atmosphere
  • Seafood restaurant and green tea

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Overview

Odawara city is located south-west of Tokyo one and half hour train riding. There used to be more than 100 castles in warring time of Japan, but few castles are extant. Together with Osaka,Nagoya and Himeji castle, Odawara is so popular. It was led by a famous and clever warlord, named Hojo-Soun. It is showing not only beautiful
design but showing the turbulent war time in the 16 century.

What to Expect

1. Experiene a warring period and Japanese castle in the 16 century.
Before Japan was unified by samurai hero, Tokugawa Ieyasu, more than 100 warlords lived a battle life day after day.
You will get to know the Japanese samurai history through seeing castle and museum exhibit.

2. Delicious sea foods and green tea.
Odwara is famous for local ocean products such as dried-fishes and soybean-based healthy meal.
Kamaboko and Chikuwa, steamed fish paste cake, are tastier with Japanese beer even white wine.
There are a lot of seafoods groceries and restaurants to try.

3. Easy access to Hakone hot springs resorts.
Hakone-Tozan railway take you to the Hakone hot spring resorts from Odawara station. Needless to say, Hakone is one of the most famous hot springs of Japan. It is possible to experience short hot spring bating by day trip.

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Highlights

  • Odawara castle and its history museum
  • Odawara city castle town atmosphere
  • Seafood restaurant and green tea

Important

For the tour between Tokyo and Osaka,Kyoto, JPY 8000 shall be added to guide fee as a transportation fee for guide.

1. Casual and relax wear are recommendable.

What‘s included
1. Tour guide fee
28000 yen
What‘s not included
Estimated budget for a tourist ( yen per head)

1. Transportation
From your hotel to Odawara station by JR railway or Odakyu Railway by round trip
In the case of JR railway round ticket is 2980 yen.
Hakone-Tozan Railway round ticket from Odawara to Hakone-Yumoto is 620yen
So total is 2980+620=3600 yen by round ticket
2. Lunch and beverages
3. Hot spring short time experience
About 1000 to 1500 yen
Depart From
Tokyo, Yokohama
Meeting Point
At your hotel inside Tokyo Metropolitan district, 23 wards.
Ending Point
At your hotel inside Tokyo Metropolitan district, 23 wards.
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

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 ( 51 )
Harry Harry United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ a wonderful day with Shin in Tokyo ”

Shin is a wonderful guide! He is very dedicated and willing to help. He customized the itinerary for us and stayed longer when the schedule got a little out of control. Our children liked interacting with him. Definitely to recommend Shin!

SHIN:

Dear Harry san, Thank you very much for your nice review comment. I am pleased to have been your tour guide in Tokyo. I will remember for good our nice talking about many things. I am surprised your children speak Japanese very well. I wish they will keep on learning Japanese language. I wish bright future for your family. SHIN

peter Peter United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Kyoto and Osaka tours ”

Mr. Shin was the best guide possible. We have 2 amazing tours with him; in Kyoto and Osaka. He met us at our acommodation and had ready for us a nice itinarary, based on our interes.He was punctual, full of energy, had a great sense of humor. Our days were spent traveling using public transportation and walking through many beautiful areas in Kyoto and Osaka. We highly recommend him. Thank you very much, Shin

SHIN:

Dear Peter san and Joanna san. Thank you very much for hiring me your tour guide. And thank you so much for nice review comment. I am glad to know your Japan tour has successfully been completed. I hope many wonderful memories will stay in your tour diary. And lovely pictures of us make me feel happy and become nice gift on my guide life. I truly wish happiness for your life. Thank you again ! SHIN

Robert Robert United States ( Couple )
Excellent
4 weeks ago

“ 2 day tour of Kyoto, Nara and Osaka ”

Shin was a great guide for our two days. He expertly guided us through the highlights of three cities using trains, subways, buses and taxis. He is very personable, knowledgeable and professional. We are glad we selected Shin and got to know him. He definitely made our time in Osaka, Kyoto and Nara a very memorable experience.

SHIN:

Dear Robert san, thank you very much for having hired me as your three cities tour guide. Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. And I would truly appreciate your nice review. These three towns are closer in location but have different original faces. I am pleased you enjoyed traditional and modern things. I hope nice Japan tour will be going on cruiser too. Thank you so much ! SHIN

Donna Donna United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Very helpful person ”

Mr Shin was very helpful. He was kind enough to scout out our Air BnB before our arrival. He took pictures and gave specific instructions on how to find it a day before our arrival. We had the 1 day tour which started at 9 am and he stayed with us way past our end time. Mr Shin made sure we were safely on our way home inspite of us letting him know that we would be ok. We managed to see the important sights around Kyoto and traveled like the locals using the bus and train system. Everything was very efficient.

SHIN:

Dear Donna san. I really appreciate your good review comment to our tour. I am please to be your tour guide whole day in Kyoto. Though I worried about raining, we were luck to have kept on going without heavy rain. This time we have been to popular landmarks like Fushimi inari shrine, Arashiyama bamboo forest & Tenruji temple, and UNESCO World heritage Golden Temple. Our last spot is Nishiki food market center of Tokyo,and it was fun to taste different local ingredients. I think you are experts of global travelers, so you will continue wonderful journey much more. I hope our Kyoto tour will remain as a shining gem-like memories. Thank you ! SHIN.

Nicholas Nicholas United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ The BEST guide in Japan!!! ”

Mr. Shin exceeded expectations and is a most highest recommended guide. I would rate him higher than 5 stars. Mr. Shin is very generous, noble, helpful, and knowledgeable guide. Please choose Mr. Shin as yout guide! He helped with train routes, taxis, and found a very good lunch for us. He knows all the picture locations and will help you capture great photos. Most of all he was very kind to our 2 year old son and helped us navigate Kyoto with our son. Mr. Shin is the best guide in Japan! Thank you very much for our wonderful tour!!!!! Please visit in Hawaii if you’re on vacation!

SHIN:

Mr.Nicholas I really appreciate to hire me as a private Kyoto tour guide. I’d like to say thank you for giving me an excellent comment. I've read your message over and over again. Upon showing your son’s photos to my wife and daughter they say how cute he is. Today I am playing with my grandchild with same age as he is. My grand kid is overlapping on my mind with Colton. On a fine day we could already share unforgettable nice memories, monkey park, bamboo forest, golden temple, vermilion gates tunnel in Fushimi inari shrine. I think the distance you travel was so far, 2500 miles, from Hawaii, but our heart distance already get closer. I wish you and your family happiness and prosperity forthcoming New Year, 2019. Aloha. SHIN ^^

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