Himeji Castle and Ancient Kyoto Tour by Plane: Shimogamo Shrine, Gion, Kobe Kitano District


Travel to 5 famous places including the World Heritage Site Himeji Castle and Shimogamo Shrine: 1. Himeji Castle・・・A World Heritage Site also known as "Shirasagi-jo" meaning "White Heron Castle." Registered as UNESCO World Culture Heritage and selected as one of Japan's Top 100 Castles. 2. Shimogamo Shrine・・・Stroll around a shrine registered as a World Heritage Site. The vermilion shrine building, a national treasure, was rebuilt in 1863. 3. Kawai Shrine・・・A shrine famous for its unique hand mirror-shaped ema (votive wooden tablet) where you can draw your expression and entrust your wishes. ※There is a separate charge for writing ema. 4. Gion・・・Stroll around the old district of Kyoto for about 60 minutes. 5. Kitano District・・・Explore the cosmopolitan streets of the Kitano district of Kobe. Known for its Western influences after foreign merchants settled there when Japan opened up to trade in the latter half of the 19th century. Visit fashionable shops, restaurants and cafes at the area. ※Admission fees for paid facilities are not included and should be paid on your own. [Additional information] *Tour inclusions: Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Tour exclusions: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *Items included in "Infant Price" (3-5 years old): plane and bus seats only. (No meals or bedding. In case if needed please apply as for child.) [Attention] *Guests who booked one room for two might be separated into two single rooms. *When allocating plane seats, even if you booked as a group, you may be separated. Even customers who booked for two may not be seated next to each other or sat on the same row. *To change customers (name change), a confirmation from the airline is necessary. When the flight is fully booked, a name change is not possible. When a name change is possible, a handling fee will be charged. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may change. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Haneda Airport (Depart 10:00~11:40) Itami Airport Shimogamo Shrine (Visit) Kawai Shrine (Visit) Gion neighborhood (Stroll / approx. 60 mins) Himeji (Overnight)

  • Hotel: Hotel Himeji Plaza【B-rank】or Hotel Crown Hills Himeji

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Himeji Himeji Castle (Visit / approx. 100 mins) Kobe・Kitano District (Stroll / approx. 60 mins ※Fees for paid facilities are not included.) Itami Airport Haneda Airport (Arrive 16:30~18:50)

location Haneda Airport


Departure place

Haneda Airport

Meeting Time



Hyogo, Kyoto

  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.