Himeji activities, tickets and more

Day Trips & Excursions

Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Tour from Osaka

This full-day walking tour takes you to one of Japan’s national treasures: the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Himeji Castle. Leave by rail from Osaka for a visit to the 16th-century castle walls built to resemble a white heron, and enjoy a lunch buffet. A knowledgeable guide also takes you to the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world, where you can stroll the Maiko Marine Promenade for scenic views.
$158
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Hemeji Castle and Kobe Harbour Land Bus Tour (From Osaka)

This is a tour that allow you to enjoy the traditional Japanese feelings and having fun! Visit Japan's three major castles and the Japanese garden Kokoen which has beautiful Japanese traditional beauty. Enjoy a perfect day trip from Kobe, another wonderful city in the suburbs of Osaka.------------Meeting Info:• Time: 08:50• Place: Tsurutontan Soemoncho near Namba Nipponbashi Bridge• How to get there: Nippombashi Station Exit 2, Sakaisuji Line → Nipponbashi Bridge (approx. 3 minutes) → From the bridge across the Dotonbori River------------Schedule:• 08:50 Tsurutontan Soemoncho near Namba Nipponbashi Bridge• 09:00 Departure from Namba• 11:30 Lunch after arrival at Himeji• 12:10 Arrange and walk to Himeji Castle• 12:20 Himeji Castle• 13:40 Vehicle gathering and moving• 13:50 Japanese style garden Kokoen• 14:30 Vehicle gathering and moving• 15:30 Kobe Harborland• 17:00 Vehicle gathering and transfer to Osaka• 18:00 Namba Nipponbashi arrival and departure
$55
9 hours
Kid Friendly

A Day Trip in Kobe (Himeji Castle) by Discovery Car

This is a Private VIP Tour in Kyoto - the premium tour agency for trips inside Nara & Osaka. Our team put together unforgettable journeys for our customers who come to Nara & Osaka on various purposes: Pre-Wedding Photos, Honeymoon, Family Trip, Friends Gathering Trips, Food Haunting Tour, Traditional, Hidden and Modern Japan … ***You have your own private Discovery Car and Japanese driver who could speak English. Our driver will drive you safely to your expected destinations wherever you want in a spacious car equipped with mobile Device Chargers, Pocket Wi-Fi and Air-Conditioned as well as providing you with information and recommended food nearby your locations. Our team helps you to make reservation for restaurants, accommodation and other related tickets. ***The tour is flexibly customized to your group. Within the service hours which is about 8 ~ 10 hours day tour with us, you can customize your own itinerary according to your preferences.
$732
10 hours
Kid Friendly

A Day Trip in Kobe (Himeji Castle) by Minivan

This is a Private VIP Tour in Kyoto - the premium tour agency for trips inside Nara & Osaka. Our team put together unforgettable journeys for our customers who come to Nara & Osaka on various purposes: Pre-Wedding Photos, Honeymoon, Family Trip, Friends Gathering Trips, Food Haunting Tour, Traditional, Hidden and Modern Japan … ***You have your own private Discovery Car and Japanese driver who could speak English. Our driver will drive you safely to your expected destinations wherever you want in a spacious car equipped with mobile Device Chargers, Pocket Wi-Fi and Air-Conditioned as well as providing you with information and recommended food nearby your locations. Our team helps you to make reservation for restaurants, accommodation and other related tickets. ***The tour is flexibly customized to your group. Within the service hours which is about 8 ~ 10 hours day tour with us, you can customize your own itinerary according to your preferences.
$824
10 hours
Classes & Workshops

Buddhist Practices at the Temple of 'The Last Samurai' in Hyogo

【Highlights】 A traditional ascetic training at a solemn hall which was used as the setting of the Hollywood movie "The Last Samurai"Climbing up Mt. Shosha with a Ropeway and have a panoramic view of Himeji cityMountain climbing and forest bathing at a place known for its spiritualityYou can learn the culture and the history form a monk directly.Vegetarian cuisine with alcohol(Option)
$38
3.5 hours
Classes & Workshops

Ninja Experience at the World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle

【OUTLINE】An actor who has made a success in Power Rangers and hitorical dramas will teach you how to act like a Ninja using various tools such as Shuriken (a star-shaped flying-blade) and Katana (Japanese sword). At the beginning of this plan, you will get your own Ninja name with which you will become a real Ninja throughout the experience. From children to adults, everyone can enjoy this plan at Himeji Castle.【HIGHLIGHTS】A real actor who was in Power Rangers will be the instructor. Ninja experience at the World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle. You will get either an original Shuriken or a Ninja headband. Taking photos in a Ninja costume (Let’s make memories that are unique to Japan!)
$86
1.5 hours
Classes & Workshops

Stroll around the Himeji Castle and the Japanese Garden in your favorite Kimono

【OUTLINE】Let's walk around the Himeji Castle, a World Heritage Site, and its castle town wearing cute antique kimono! You can choose your own favorite one from over 1,000 varieties. The staffs who have a good taste will make you look the best in the traditional Japanese costume. While you explore the castle, please visit Koko-en Japanese Garden and enjoy Matcha tea and Japanese sweets.【HIGHLIGHTS】・You can choose your favorite one from over 1,000 antique kimono・A popular plan introduced by bloggers from overseas・The staff offer you a plan of Koko-en Garden in Himeji Castle with Match tea and Japanese sweets. ・Have a tourist map with the highlights recommended by the local staff who knows the area very well
$57
8 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Real Japanese Tea Gathering Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Hyogo

【OUTLINE】You can try "Chaji," the real pleasure of Tea ceremony which is a traditional Japanese art. An associate professor will teach you earnestly the process and manners of Chaji, the traditional Japanese tea gathering in an authentic tea house reserved just for you. It is a special program that you can experience only here and recommended for both beginners and return customers who want to enjoy the tea ceremony more deeply. Only one group per day can enjoy the superlative time here.【HIGHLIGHTS】 Only one tea house you can experience the real tea gathering in Japan.A luxurious experience in a tea house fully reserved for one group a day.You can experience a series of "Chaji" tea gathering from Kaiseki to tea and sweets.Guidance in English (instruction sheet, translation machine) and interpreter You can make Japanese sweets and/or wear kimono as an optionThe activity is available for all weather since it is taken place inside the house
$455
5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Trawl with fishermen and BBQ in the beautiful scenery of Setouchi!

【OUTLINE】Ieshima island has ong history over 2600 years, and it is said that there is a warrior fort 600 years ago. People who live in the island will introduce the fishermen work to you. A concierge will show you the unique spots in the island while taking you to the BBQ place on the top of the mountain. After the fishing and the guide tour, please enjoy BBQ with fresh fish seeing the stunning scenery of Setouchi that islands and ships float around.【HIGHLIGHTS】Fisherman experience in Setouchi where gets more attention from all over the worldA local guide will show you the good spots for taking photos and tell you a lot about the life on the islandBBQ on the mountain where you can have the grand view of Setouchi with a number of islands float aroundYou can experience the extraordinary feelings on the ship along the way to the islandAll the fish are fresh and tasty!
$840
6 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Enjoy the Locally-brewed Sake at the Historical Wooden Brewery in Hyogo

【OUTLINE】Visit the wooden brewing houses at the sake brewery with a history of over 100 years. You can learn how to make sake today in Harima where is called "the home of sake." Why not taste rare sake, brewed manually using the local materials, to your heart's content? Also you can enjoy the meal that goes well with sake as an option.【HIGHLIGHTS】 The only female Toji, a master brewer, in Hyogo Prefecture, few in number even across Japan.The best quality sake elaborately produced exclusively with local materials.Rare sake difficult to find outside Hyogo Prefecture due to its small production. Meal at a cozy restaurant converted from an old sake brewing house. An optional interpreter and guide.
$12
1.5 hours