Private tour

Himeji: Private Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

Himeji: Private Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

From US$ 94.23 per person

Discover the highlights of the city of Himeji with a private tour guide.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Private group


  • Admire the exterior of the Himeji Castle from various angles
  • Explore the serene Koko-en gardens surrounding the castle
  • Discover the Bhuddist temple of Engyo-Ji located on Mount Shosha
  • Enjoy beautiful scenic views of the city of Himeji
Full description
Meet your expert private guide at JR Himeji station to begin the tour. With your guide, learn more about some of Japan's most significant historical sites. First, stop by the Castle View Deck and enjoy fantastic views of Himeji Castle from afar. Continue by walking down Otemae Street before arriving at the foot of Himeji Castle, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest and most visited castle in Japan. After some time to admire its exterior, wander through the tranquil Koko-en gardens located beside the castle. Take a bus to the Mount Shosha Ropeway which brings you to Engyo-Ji Temple Complex. Discover a serene place of pilgrimage for those of the Tendai Mahayana Buddhist faith. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and scenic views of the city from the summit of Mount Shosha.
  • Private tour guide
  • Foods and drinks
  • Travel expenses (Bus & Ropeway fee)
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

JR Himeji Station Midori-no-Madoguchi (Ticket office)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable clothes as you will be walking on a mountain path.
  • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest (approximately JPY 4,500 per person)

Product ID: 397116