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Japanese mythology in Miyazaki


Miyazaki
6 hours
up to 6 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( License ), French ( Intermediate )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This is a small group private tour. Once Miyazaki was known as the mecca for a honeymon trip because of this tropical atmosphere. Miyazaki is also famous for the land of tumulus and mythology. In this tour, you'll visit two famous shrines which have deep relation with Japanese myth. Let's learn a bit about the myth and enjoy delicious fish and seafood for lunch!

Itinerary

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  • Aoshima shrine
  • Have a delicious fresh fish and seafood lunch
  • Udo shrine

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What to Expect

In this tour we will visit two of the most popular shrines in Miyazaki which are related to Japanese mythology. I will tell you the story with my hand drown pictures. The story starts in Aoshima shrine which is located in a small island surrounded by curious wave-shaped rock formation, the island is designated as a National Natural Monument. Lots of people who wish for success in finding true love come to this shrine to pray. As the story continues, we will move to Udo shrine which is located along Nichinan coast. The object of worship is enshrined in a cave. This shrine is especially known for easy and safe delivery, healthy growth of children and also for guarantee safety at sea. You will be amazed by the magnificent view of the shrine and the Pacific ocean. And plus we will have a delicious fresh fish for lunch during the tour.
Miyazaki is my hometown and I will be happy to introduce you to this beautiful prefecture!

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point at your hotel (in miyazaki city area) , at Miyazaki airport, Aburatsu port
Ending Point Miyazaki city area or at Miyazaki airport, Aburatsu port

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, pick up fee, guide's lunch

What‘s not included

Taxi for 6hours -25,000yen
your lunch ( from 1000 to 2000yen )

Important

I can guide you around Miyazaki and Nagasaki area if you pay my round transportation fee from Fukuoka. ★to Nagasaki 5,000 JPY / to Miyazaki 8,000 JPY / to Beppu(Oita) 5,000yen in addition to the usual guide fee and transportation fee during the tour. Please contact me before you make any reservation for the tours in Nagasaki and Miyazaki.

Taxi is recommended for this tour.
★Taxi rate- small car(3pp)-25,000yen for 6hours, Jumbo taxi(8pp)-40,000yen for 6hours
Please come with comfortable shoes, there are some walking required
There are some steep steps in Udo shrine.

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

What if we want to hire a private taxi?

Yes, it is possible and using a taxi will be easier to travel since the transportation facility is not very good in the area.

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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Catherine Catherine Philippines ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Christmas Day With Hitomi ”

We enjoyed our Christmas Day in Fukuoka with Hitomi San. She took us to see the “happening” places in Fukuoka, made sure all the kids and seniors in our big group were comfortable. The pace was slow and easy for us as we requested. The children loved her and we all had a great time! She also helped us get tickets to a circus show in the New year. Hitomi San is highly recommended!

Hitomi:

Hi Catherine, Thank you for the review! I also had a really good time with your family. They were all sweet and kind to me, it was a great Christmas day for me too, thank you. Hope you spend a good time in Fukuoka and make lots of sweet memories! Best regards, Hitomi

Eric Eric United States ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ First visit to Fukuoka ”

Hitomi was a great guide for us in Fukuoka. Communication in English was clear and easy. She knew the city well and explained much to us regarding historical, as well as contemporary issues in the area. She was fun to talk to, making it a very enjoyable day.

Hitomi:

Dear Eric Thank you for sharing your time with me in Fukuoka. It was a pleasure to meet you all and I had so much fun introducing you to this city. Please come back to Kyushu again for more interesting places!

Dennis Dennis United States ( Couple )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Great Day In Nagasaki ”

Hitomi did an absolutely fantastic job in providing us a wonderful nine hour tour of Nagasaki. She is gracious, knowledgeable and forever providing great tour information. We would recommend her to anyone. Denny and Barbara Alvey

Hitomi:

Hello Denny and Barbara Thank you for your kind review, I'm happy that you had good time. It was a pleasure to guide and introduce you to this fantastic city. I hope you come back again to Kyushu island so I can take you to other beautiful and interesting sites! Hitomi

ratih Ratih United States ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Tour of Nagasaki ”

After meeting at the hotel where my daughter and I stayed in Fukuoka, all of us went to the station to go to Nagasaki. Right when we arrived in Nagasaki, Hitomi talked about Nagasaki and its history and a lot more information that we didn't know about before. She explained things clearly, had taught my daughter how to do origami and also taught her how to properly rinse and pray at the temple. She had also brought us to a great restaurant for lunch. I highly recommend Hitomi because of how informative she is and she also has great English.

Hitomi:

I'm glad you enjoyed the tour in Nagasaki. Yes, Nagasaki is a very interesting and unique place that I love taking people there. It was nice climbing all the 193steps with you, hope you liked the view from the shrine! Please come back to Kyushu again for Takachiho next time! Hitomi

Jimmy Jimmy Malaysia ( Friends )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Hitomi is an excellent Tour Guide with excellent English language skills. ”

Hitomi is an excellent Tour Guide. We were a group of six persons from Malaysia with no Japanese language skills. Her English language skills was more than adequate - better than some of us. She was very prompt which is important. She arranged a tour that suited are available time and adjusted as needed. She was very polite and consideration of our needs. She was very knowledgeable of the places we visited including the history and culture. She also did an excellent job in getting us all from one place to the next tour stop. That was not easy but she knew how to arrange the transportation. All of my group was very satisfied with the cost. In fact, we thought it was a "bargain" and would have paid more for such good service. I would definitely use Hitomi again. She was excelle... read more

Hitomi:

Hello Jimmy. Thank you for your kind message. It was nice meeting you all and I had lots fun talking with you too. I'm very happy to hear that you all had good time. It was fun taking your group to that sushi restaurant, they seemed really enjoy it, especially your wife:) So you made it to Nagasaki ok the next day, great! If you come back to Kyushu again, please let me take you to Miyazaki and show you beautiful shrines and we'll have delicious fresh fish lunch. Please take good care and say hello to all your friends for me. Hitomi

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