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
**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.
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.