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By taxi, Let's appreciate as much beautiful sceneries and local dishes as possible.


Shimizu
7 hours
up to 6 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

By taxi. Shizuoka is enriched with very beautiful scenic spots and cultural surroundings, and you can enjoy practicing and appreciating arts and crafts rooted in Japanese tradition. Shizuoka has kicked off their campaign “Destination Shizuoka ” and why not enjoying touring together with me?
Let's appreciate as much beautiful sceneries and local dishes as possible. We'll make it in 7 hours.

Use the coupon code WELCOME to get 10% off with this guide

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Hideaki.

  • Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located on the southwestern foothills of Mt. Fuji and the head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country.
  • Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho, or ya-ki-so-ba as one of the most repreasentative local disheas available on the side street in the alley.
  • Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho
  • Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu
  • Trace the footsteps of Jirocho SHIMIZU

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What to Expect

1) Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located on the southwestern foothills of Mt. Fuji and the head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country. Ho-n-de-n, or the main shrine building with its two-story gate tower was built by Ieyasu TOKUGAWA nearly 400 years ago. Please note, in the shrine grounds, spring water gushing out from Mt. Fuji may help us purify our heart and soul.
2) Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho or ya-ki-so-ba on the side street in the alley.
Ya-ki-so-ba, or stir-fried noodle with meat and vegetables, is one of the most representative local specialty dishes.
3) You’ll see Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho very clearly on a sunny day.
4) Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu by taking a ropeway.
5) Trace the footsteps of Jirocho SHIMIZU-a rice dealer-turned gambler, but had done a lot of contribution to marine transportation business during the
Meiji Restoration.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM , 5:30 PM
Meeting Point Shimizu Port
Ending Point Shimizu Port

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

* The more the merrier 6 rather than 4.
* Transport expenses (Subject to change depending on the no. of passengers: taxi approx. 58,000yen/9, 41,000yen/4
8, 3 participants, respectively, plus your guide.)
* Ropeway one-way 600 yen *
The tour requires 3 participants (small passenger car) or 8 (a large coach) at least.
* Lunch
* Admission fee(800 yen/person to cover both Kunozan Toshogu and its museum)
* Most of the tour sites offer free entrance for a government licensed guide interpreter.
* Please let us know your dietary requirements.
* Please wear your comfortable shoes.

Important

I am available during the public holiday seasons and semester-end breaks; April 28 - May 6, Dec. 25 - January 7, and the month of August. Could you please bookmark them on your calendar and I will be ready to attend to you. Thank you. Hideaki

Timelines:
09:50 a.m. Meet at SPDP (S-PULSE DREAM PLAZA)/Shimizu Port (Shimizu Port is across from the building) (Access: Take a free shuttle bus available
from East Exit, JR Shimizu to S-PULSE DREAM PLAZA)
(Tips: You will be able to get to SPDP at 09:45 if you take 09:35 shuttle
bus, departing JR Shimizu Station, East Exit)

10:00 a.m. Leave Shimizu Port for Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine
(Fujinomiya City) by taxi-Shimizu Interchange-Tomei Express Way-Fujikawa
Service Area-11:00 Arrive at Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine-11:50

Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine is located southwestern foothills of
head shrine of 1,300 Sengen Shrines in the country. Ho-n-de-n, or the main
shrine building with its two-story gate tower was built by Ieyasu TOKUGAWA nearly 400 years ago. Please note, in the shrine grounds, spring water gushing out from Mt. Fuji may help us purify our heart and soul.

11:50-12:40 Lunch in (Fu-ji-no-mi-ya)
Fujinomiya Yakisoba Yokocho or ya-ki-so-ba on the side street in the alley.
Ya-ki-so-ba, or stir-fried noodle with meat and vegetables, is one of the most representative local specialty dishes.

Fujikawa SA-Tomei Express Way-back to Shimizu city  

13:50-14:20 Miho no Matsubara
You’ll see Mt. Fuji from the pine wood of Miho very clearly on a sunny day
(The photo image I took is the one in the evening.)

14:45-15:45 Kunozan Toshogu Nihon Daira (Nihon Plain, where you can appreciate fine views of Mt. Fuji, and Miho pine wood and make a shortcut to Kunozan Toshogu by taking a ropeway.

15:45-16:15 Descending 1159 stone steps, from the top to Kuno Yamashita
16:30 Jirocho SHIMIZU’s birth place and his relic hall (drop off taxi)
17:00-17:30 Walk back to Shimizu Port・SPDO and to JR Shimizu station. read more

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

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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