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Miyajima, sacred island walking tour


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

Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and historical island where Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is located, along with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monuments.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Kazumi.

  • seeing a big Torii gate, Itsukushima shrine, five story pagoda and Buddist hall

  • visiting Daishoin temple

  • having lunch ( Okonomiyaki or conger eel and Oyster or your request)

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:30 AM
Meeting Point at your request place in Hiroshima
Ending Point at your request place in Hiroshima

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee and tour coordination

What‘s not included

transportation fee、around 700 yen per person (you and guide), Lunch around 1000 yen per person (you and guide) admission fee, 300 yen per person. any snack and shopping during a tour.
If you have JR pass, you can use it for JR train and ferry to Miyajima.

Important

I am usually available from 9:30 until 5pm.
I also need at least a week advanced booking before your request date.
I am sorry but I am available from 9:30am until 3pm on Thursday and Friday for a while.
I am sorry but I am only available from 9:00am until 3pm from September until November in 2019.

At low tide, you are able to walk to Otorii Gate but when the tide flows it looks like the shrine is floating on water.
This idea to make the temple look different according to the tide will be only found here in Itsukushima shrine.
The tour may be changed according to the whether condition.

Cancellation Policy

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

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 ( 40 )
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Saad Saad United States ( Couple )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Informative and Accommodating ”

We had a great time with Kazumi. She was professional. She arrived on time and spoke excellent English and had great communication skills. She listened carefully to us and customized the tour to our needs. Highly recommend her and this tour paying a special attention to the Peace Park. Will see you again, Kazumi san. Thank you.

Kazumi:

Thank you for your great review, Saad. It was my pleasure and I am glad that you enjoyed the day in Hiroshima. I hope you have a great time during the rest of your time in Japan! I am really looking forward to seeing you again. Kazumi

Anita Anita Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ A day in Hiroshima ”

We had a great day with Kazumi. She is very knowledgeable about Hiroshima and a pleasant guide.

Kazumi:

Thank you for your good review, Anita. I am glad that all of you enjoyed my tour. I appreciate all of you are very nice to me. Please say thank you to your family. I hope I can visit you sometime soon. Have a great holiday. Kazumi

Joel Joel United States ( Couple )
Excellent
8 months ago

“ Two lovely days with Kazumi ”

My wife and I were fortunate to have spent a day and a half with Kazumi. One day we spent in Hiroshima and the next day was a half day in Miyajima. Kaz is a delightful, well informed, energetic wonderful person. Her English is excellent and local knowledge superb. We loved her smile and warmth. I would highly recommend touring with Kazumi!

Kazumi:

Thank you for your great review, Joel! I am so happy that you enjoyed my tours. It was my pleasure to share my knowledge with you and I really enjoyed conversation with you both. I am looking forward to your paintings. Hope you enjoy Hakone and rest of your staying in Japan. Kazumi

Anita Anita South Africa ( Friends )
Excellent
8 months ago

“ Totally worth it to get a guide ”

Kazumi was on time to meet us at the station - this was really helpful as we didnt know the station. She was very patient with the group and quickly saw that we all had different interests. She gave us a lot of very interesting information but not too much. She had just the right speed with us. A very pleasant, easy and likable young woman. Without her we would not have seen or understood half the terrible history of Hiroshima

Kazumi:

Thank you for your wonderful comment, Anita. Congratulations for the Victory of South Africa in Rugby World Cup. I am sure you all had a great time in Stadium. I was very happy to spend and share my time and knowledge with you. It was very interesting to know about South Africa. I hope I can visit you in South Africa sometime soon. Please say hello to your husband and friends. Love, Kazumi

Julieta Julieta United States ( Family )
Excellent
9 months ago

“ Hiroshima tour ”

Was unable to do the tour (not able to do the cruise because of hurricane) -- but Izumi still got in touch and sounded so caring. Will book with her again in the future whenever we plan to go to Hiroshima.

Kazumi:

Thank you for your review, Julieta. I am sorry that you couldn’t come to Japan because of Typhoon. I really understand your disappointment. I hope you can come to Japan and Hiroshima near future. I will wait for you here. Kazumi

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