Okayma & Kurashiki full-day tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Okayama Korakuen garden and Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

Okayama Korakuen garden is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
created from 1687 to 1700.
Since the garden keeps its original appearance from the Edo Period up to the present day, you can enjoy traditional Daimyo(feudal load) Garden all year round.

Kurashiki also retains its traditional appearance in Edo Period.
Especially in Bikan Historical Quarter, you can enjoy the atmosphere of the merchant city in 17th-18 century as well as industrial legacies in Meiji era.

We visit those two cities in Okayama Prefecture to enjoy traditional Japan.


Start from Hiroshima station at 9:00
go to Okayama by shinkansen (in about 40 min. )
visit Okayama Korakuen Japanese Garden by bus

*spend about 2 hours in the garden

go back to Okayama station and have lunch
go to Kurashiki station by JR local train (in 20 min. )
walk from Kurashiki station to Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter.

*spend about 2 hours (Ivy Square Garden, The Ohara Museum of Art, Shinkei-en Garden, etc)
go back to Hiroshima by local train and shinkansen at around 17:00

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hiroshima staion

End location: Hiroshima station

Duration: 8 hours

What’s Included

My service as your personal tour guide and my public transportation between my place and Hiroshima station.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20000 JPY - transportation:(Shinkansen,JR local train and bus,etc.) about 15,000 JPY
admission: Korakuen Garden 400 JPY(one adult)

lunch:1000 JPY-

*PLUS my transportation fare including shinkansen fare between Hiroshima and Okayama (about 15000 JPY) on site.

*If you have JR pass, it covers your Shinkansen and JR local train.

*please kindly buy a guide lunch.

What’s Extra

*Your transportation fares, meals, admission fee, and personal purchase.
*Transportation fare for a guide during the tour.( Shinkansen, bus or tram)


*Guide-interpreters without special qualification must not drive a car or a bus for tourists.

*The Travel Agency Act prohibits including travel costs (meals, transportation and admission fees) in guide-interpreting fees.

*Insurance is not included.

A Recent Review of this tour

Very good experience with an excellent guide, who made all the efforts to make our trip to Okayama enjoyable. Thank you Mie!
Shlomo Almog

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