- 14 Day Japan Rail Pass
- JPY 1,500 Pasmo Card for use on the non JR trains
- Tokyo Guided Morning Tour
- Kyoto Guided Morning Tour
- 4 nights at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel - Tokyo
- 2 nights at the Hotel Mystays Premier Kanazawa - Kanazawa
- 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Okayama - Okayama
- 2 nights at the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima - Hiroshima
- 3 nights at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo - Kyoto
Japanese gardens is an amazing art form which has been refined for more than 1000 years. Many of these breathtaking gardens are located throughout Japan and can been witnessed on our 14 Day Japanese Gardens Tour. On this tour we combine Japan's spectacular gardens with fascinating sightseeing.
Today take a daytrip to the famous Himeji Castle, which is only a 20 min train ride away from Okayama Station. From Okayama Station board the Hikari bullet train to Himeji Station. (20 min)
Himeji Castle is the star attraction as one of Japan's most magnificent castles. History has been kind as it is one of the few castles that has never been destroyed by wars, fire or earthquake. Himeji Castle, known as the "White Heron" due to its white plaster fireproof walls, is a national treasure and a World Heritage site.
A free tour of Himeji Castle is available for English speaking visitors. Please note that reservations are not accepted for this service. Inquire when you purchase your admission tickets. Allow about 1 hour and a half for the tour.
From the station, the castle is either a 15 minute walk or a 5 minute local bus ride. It is open daily from 9am - 4pm and an entrance fee of JPY600 applies.
In the evening, from Himeji Station board the Hikari bullet train back to Okayama Station.
Stay: Hotel Granvia Okayama - 2/2
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