Chauffeured guided tours in three sections of: Mitaki – truly a gem to start the day and the distinguished landmark Kintaikyo Bridge in Iwakuni, followed by a visit to Shukkei-en Gardens in downtown Hiroshima.

An ancient temple, set amidst serene landscaped gardens dotted with monuments and memorials, it’s nestled on a hillside on the outskirts of the city.

Kintaikyo and environs:
Visit the stunning feudal age multiple arched wooden structure bridge spanning the Nishiki River and surrounding park and its feudal age structures and monuments in the adjacent park.

Shukkei-en Gardens: The beautiful feudal age modelled classical styled landscaped pond and gardens in downtown Hiroshima.


Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port berth, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: your hotel, cruise ship birth or Hiroshima Station

Duration: 8 hours

  • 9 AM Greet you at your hotel, the bullet train station or cruise ship.
  • Transit to nearby Mitaki Temple, and tour temple grounds. Total time: approximately 2-3 hours.
  • Board our comfortable chauffeur driven vehicle and set out for the bridge, approximately one hour’s drive away.
  • Return to mainland board our chauffeur driven vehicle and set out for the bridge, approximately one hour drive away.
  • LUNCH: En route, we will stop for your lunch (pre-determined) choice.
  • Arrive at Kintaikyo Bridge and learn its history, stroll the adjacent park with its monuments and feudal age buildings.
  • Return in our chauffeur driven vehicle to Hiroshima City (approximately 90 minutes and visit historic Shukkei-en Gardens.
  • 5 PM Deliver you back in our chauffeur driven vehicle to your hotel, the bullet train station or cruise ship.

**I do not designate strict times of each stage component as timing often depends on the most comfortable pace according to the guest and it is flexible according to the day’s experience, ALSO, timing may differ according to Cruise ship departure schedule)


Chauffeur driven in clean and comfortable late model vehicle, sized according to number of guests. **See below for cost range.


  • Guiding Services
  • Venue admission fees


  • ¥3500 for lunch, refreshments
  • souvenir spending


  •  Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: as mentioned above a one time payment for  vehicle hire  – late model sedan/van –  including all tolls, fuel, and parking – cost TBA according to the size of the vehicle required: 2 – 3 guests ¥15,000 / 4 – 6 guests ¥22,000


light to moderate


Involves walking for approximately 2.5 kilometres (about 1.5 miles) with a steep path at one section of Mitaki. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or guests who utilise a wheelchair. Wear comfortable clothing. You will need comfortable walking closed-toe walking shoes. Carry a water bottle.