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Feel shinto and beauty of Ise Shima - Drive by Rent A Car

by Tetsuya
7h $ 214 Price up to 4 people


  • Ise Shrine (Geku)
  • Ise Shrine (Naiku)
  • Ise Shima Skyline
  • Mikimoto Pearl Island

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213.90 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior


This tour shall be carried out using rent a car which shall be arranged by a tourist, though the guide shall drive the car. The tour includes spots of Ise Grand Shrines ( Geku and Naiku), Driving at Ise Shima Skyline, Observation Deck and Mikimoto Pearl Island. The tourist can grasp the outline of Ise-shima area where the 2016 summit meeting was held.

What to Expect

Ise Shrine is composed of two major shrines and 125 sub-shrines. In this tour, we will visit two major shrines. One is Geku and the other is Naiku. Geku is the god for harvest and Naiku is the god for peace and tranquility. Naiku is also the head of the gods in Japanese shinto. In Geku, after praying, we will visit Shikinen Sengu museum. In this museum, mock-up of shrine building is displayed so that you will find overwhelming size. After Geku, we will move to Naiku, where Amaterasu is dedicated. After praying, we'll walk through Okage Yokocho - traditional shopping street. You can purchase some souvenirs or foods there. Then we will drive to Toba city through Ise-Shima Skyline where nice view of Ise Shima National Park can be enjoyed. Arriving in Toba city, we will visit Mikimoto Pearls Island. Over there, you can learn process and history of making cultured pearls as well as diving demonstration of by Ama (Female fishing divers).

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Organized by Tetsuya

Licensed Guide


  • Ise Shrine (Geku)
  • Ise Shrine (Naiku)
  • Ise Shima Skyline
  • Mikimoto Pearl Island


The tourist have to rent a car though the guide drives it due to the latest regulation to conduct the tour. Please prepare casual or walking shoes as considerable amount of walking on pebbles and ground is expected at Ise Grand Shrines.

What‘s included
guide fee and transportation cost for meeting point.
What‘s not included
Rent-a-car charge, fuel charge, foods, entrance fee for you and guide (Mikimoto Pearl Insland 1500 jpy/person)
Meeting Point
Uji Yamada Station (Kintetsu Line) or At your hotel in Ise city
Ending Point
Toba Station (Kintetsu Line ) or At your hotel in Ise city
7 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 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 at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

About Tetsuya

Licensed Guide

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Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

I am an Licensed Guide Interpreter for English. I can offer the following services through my career and experience:

a) Tour Guide - Nagoya, Takayama, Ise, Tokyo and Kyoto
b) Plant Tour Guide - Metal, Casting, Automobile, Chemical and Machinery
c) Interpreter for Business and Basic Engineering Meetings
d) Bicycle or Mountaineering Guide Tour

I am 59 years old now but quite healthy. I love bicycle ride and go on cycling for 70-100 km/day every weekend. That is why I have included bicycle ride tour in the above selections.

Sorry, due to present working conditions of my primary job, I can only offer you weekend tour, but I am planning to expand available date and tour into more attractive ones in the next year. Check my present tour first ! It's your choice to wait until the next year or to take a chance now. I am sure I will not disappoint you. read more