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Kurashiki Bikan historical area and Korakuen Park and Okayama Castle in Okayama

by Yoko
8h $ 249 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Walking in Korakuen Park and seeing streams, ponds, hills, flowers, and trees
  • Visiting Okayama Castle
  • Walking along the stream with willow trees beside it in Kurashiki Bikan historical area
  • Watching a and shopping Japanese folkcraft
  • Ivy Square , a hotel and restaurant which was the spinning factory in Meiji Period
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249.20 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 31.15

Overview

We visit Kurashiki Bikan historical area and walk along the stream with willows beside it. You see old houses and rice warehouses. Now they are used as a museum or shops. After that we visit Korakuen Park. It was one of three most famous parks in Japan. It was created for Tsunamasa Ikeda , the lord of Okayama Han in Edo Period. We also visit Okayama Castle.

What to Expect

Kurashiki has many faces. One of them is Kurashiki Bikan historical area. In Edo Period Kurashiki was directly governed by Tokugawa Shogunate and it was prosperous as a town of a merchant. We can see the houses and warehouses in those days along the stream called Kurashiki River. We can watch and buy Japanese folkcraft in the shops and museums. You can eat lunch in Ivy Square, which was a spinning factory in Meiji Period.
Korakuen Park is one of three most beautiful gardens in Japan. It was made for the Japanese feudal lord in Edo Period. It is a very large garden. You walk in the garden and enjoy beautiful scenery of the ponds, streams, hills, some houses . You can visit Okayama Castle which was reconstructed.

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Yoko Licensed Guide

Highlights

  • Walking in Korakuen Park and seeing streams, ponds, hills, flowers, and trees
  • Visiting Okayama Castle
  • Walking along the stream with willow trees beside it in Kurashiki Bikan historical area
  • Watching a and shopping Japanese folkcraft
  • Ivy Square , a hotel and restaurant which was the spinning factory in Meiji Period

Important

If you stay in the hotel in Kurashiki Bikan historical area, I can pick you up in Kurashiki.

What‘s included
guide fee,
hotel pick-up near Okayama Station
What‘s not included
transportation fee(you and guide) the train fare between Okayama and Kurashiki round trip 640 yen per person
entrance fee (you and guide) about 2000 yen per person
lunch
Meeting Point
At Okayama Station or your hotel in the case your hotel is near the station
Ending Point
At Okayama Station
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

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.