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Izumo Taisha and Matsue Sightseeing

by Hideo
(95) Reviews
8h $ 276 Price up to 30 people

Highlights

  • Izumo Taisha
  • Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
  • Matsue Vogel park
  • Matsue Castle

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276.00 USD

Price up to 30 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 9.20
Extra person.
$ 4.60

Overview

I would like to take you to Izumo Taisha, Matsue Castle and Vogel park.

Izumo Taisha Shrine is one of the most revered and oldest Shinto Shrines in Japan. It is dedicated to Okuninishi-no-mikoto, popularly known as "Daikokusama" or the deity of nation building and good marriage.
Matsue castle was designated as a national treasure in 2015.
Vogel park is a flower and bird park.

What to Expect

You can see the huge sacred twisted straw ropes in front of Kaguraden Hall at Izumo Taisha. The current main hall was built in 1744 in the oldest Shinto architectural style of "Taisha-zukuri" and has been designated as a National Treasure.
At Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, you can see broze ware, great swords and the miniature of the original grand shrine. Furthermore you can watch the video about Izumo Mythology.

Matsue Vogel park boasts one of the largest indoor gardens in the world where customers can enjoy begonia flowers that fill the gardens and the many different types of birds that inhabit the park.

Matsue Castle is one of only 12 remaining original castles in Japan. You can enjoy the castle scenery from a unique perspective by taking a sightseeing boat.

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Highlights

  • Izumo Taisha
  • Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
  • Matsue Vogel park
  • Matsue Castle

Important

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What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee
Depart From
Shimane , Hiroshima
Meeting Point
At Matsue station or Izumoshi Station or a hotel in Matsue city or a hotel in Izumo city
Ending Point
At Izumoshi station or Matsue station or a hotel in Matsue city or a hotel in Izumo city
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 30 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Could you tell us how much transportation fee and entrance fee are ?

1. My transportation fee to Matsue is 8,000 yen. Your transportation fee in Matsue city is about 1,800yen per person. The Entrance fee for Matsue Castle 560yen per person, Matsue Vogel park 1,540yen per person, and a sightseeing boat 1,230yen.

2. When you move to Matsue from Hiroshima, you can use a bus or a train. In the case of bus, it takes about 3 hours for 7,000yen per person.
In the case of JR train. It takea about 3.5 hours for about 10,300yen per person.

3. When you move to Matsue from Osaka or Kyoto, you use JR trains or a bus. In the case of JR trains, from Osaka it takse about 4.5 hours for 11,000yen. From Kyoto it takes about 4.5 hours for 12,800yen. In the case of bus, it takes about 5 hours for 5,600yen from Kyoto, 4.5 hours for 5,300yen from Osaka.

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 ( 95 )
Pauline Pauline United States ( Family with kids )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Day tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima with Hideo ”

We loved touring with Hideo! He was so polite and so accomodating to whatever we wanted to do and see. He was extremely helpful with planning the full day for us and helping us with staying on schedule so we could see all that we had planned. He went above and beyond and even helped us with details of booking the train to get to our next destination of Koyasan. Very pleased in all with our tour and day with Hideo and would greatly recommend him to anyone for this tour. Thank you Hideo!

Hideo:

Hello Pauline I'm very happy t receive your review. I'm sure you enjoy the tour of Hiroshima and Koyasan. I wish you happiness. I hope to see you again in the future. Thank you, Pauline.

unbeaten Unbeaten Japan ( Family with kids )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Kanazawa half day tour ”

Hideo-san is a very competent guide & has a kind & gentle personality. We recommend him highly & confirm that it is very much worth having a paid professional guide.

Hideo:

Hi Unbeaten I'm very happy to receive your review. I hope to see you again. Thank you, Unbeaten.

JEAN JEAN United States ( Solo )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Hideo is Kind and Helpful Guide - highly recommended ”

Hideo got tickets for Kokedera - Temple and gardens. He guided me through the gardens. Helped me when I would have fallen. I have Parkinson's Disease and without his arm to hold, I would have fallen several times. Kind, polite helpful, excellent guide

Hideo:

Hi JEAN. I'm very happy to receive your good review. Saihoji Temple has another name "Kokedera" or moss garden. After reciting Hannya Shigyo, or the heart sutra,three times, we enjoyed walking two gardens; stroll-type garden and dry landscape garden. I'm sure you enjoyed yourself. I wish you all the best of your good health. I hope to see you again. Thank you, JEAN.

Antoon Antoon Suriname ( Friends )
Good
1 month ago

“ Punctual and professional ”

Knows his trade and was very patient.Has great consideration for our group.Was sharp on time and his transportation connections were fantastic.

Hideo:

Hi Antoon Thank you for your message. I'm very happy to meet your group. I hope to see you again.

Todd Todd United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Full-service guide that kept our large group moving ”

Hideo was a super tour guide! We booked professional tours through the cruise ship at other destinations, and this tour was very comparable to those, at a fraction of the cost. I can highly recommend Hideo, based on this experience. I helped to organize the tour with Hideo for a group from Cruise Critic, that ended up being 25 people. Hideo consolidated all of the costs (travel, entry fees, lunch, etc) into a total fee, and Hideo took care of arranging and planning everything. He met us at the pre-arranged time on the dock and had us back to the dock on schedule. The original plan was to use local public transportation, but Hideo organized private transportation using a comfortable bus, due to the size of the group and concerns about keeping everyone together. Hideo also offer... read more

Hideo:

Hi Todd I'm very happy to receive your message. All of you kept time, so I could move ahead on the schedule. I'd like to show you the appreciation. I wish you every happiness. I hope to see you again. Thank you, Todd.

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