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[From Apr. 2018] 1-Day Miyajima & Mt. Misen Tour with Hiroshima Specialty Momiji Manju-Making Experience (With English-speaking Interpreter Guide)

Depart Hiroshima
Visit Hiroshima
Duration Approx. 5 hours
Req. Per booking 1 to 10 Guests
Req. To Run tour 1
Guide Service English
Audio Guide Not available
Not Included Meal Charge
Included Interpreter guide fee, Train fare, Boat fare, Ropeway fare, Experience fee, Itsukushima Shrine admission fee

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About the tour

1. On this 1-day tour, visit Miyajima, where the World Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine can be found, together with an interpreter guide, and experience making Hiroshima’s specialty, momiji manju!
2. At Miyajima participants will ride on the ropeway up Mount Misen to see the beautiful view of Miyajima and the Seto Inland Sea.
3. Enjoy making your very own Hiroshima specialty ‘momiji manju,’ a steamed bun filled with azuki bean jam in the shape of a maple leaf. Feel free to enjoy the momiji manju immediately after making, or take it home as a souvenir!


12:10 –
Meet at Hiroshima Orizuru Tower
Please meet at the Tourist Information Center at Hiroshima Orizuru Tower.
12:15 –
Depart from Hiroshima Orizuru Tower

Genbaku Dome-mae to Miyajimaguchi  (50 min)
The tour will be taking the streetcar, beloved by the citizens of Hiroshima.
13:40 –
Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Pier  (10 min)
JR West Miyajima Ferry or Miyajima Matsudai Kisen

Momijidani Park Entrance  (15 min)

Momijidani Park Entrance to Momijidani Ropeway Station  (10 min)
Take the free shuttle bus to the ropeway entrance

Momijidani Ropeway Station to Shishiiwa Ropeway Station  (15 min)
Depending on the season, Miyajima Ropeway may be crowded, and participants may have to wait.

Shishiiwa Ropeway Station  (20 min)
Momiji Manju-making Experience
*Depending on congestion conditions, the tour may have the experience at Yamadaya (Miyajima Main Store) or at Miyajima Traditional Handicrafts Center, before or after the ropeway ride.

Shishiiwa Ropeway Station to Momijidani Ropeway Station  (20 min)

Momijidani Ropeway Station to Momijidani Park Entrance  (10 min)
Take the free shuttle bus to the Momijidani Park entrance.

Itsukushima Shrine & Miyajima Stroll  (60 min)
Explanations about the World Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine and Miyajima will be given by the interpreter guide.
17:45 –
Miyajima Pier to Miyajimaguchi  (10 min)
JR West Miyajima Ferry or Miyajima Matsudai Kisen
– 18:00
Tour Ends at Miyajimaguchi Tourist Information Center
Please head to your next destination on your own.


1. Planning Company: JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Address: 2-3-11 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1955)

2. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

3. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is cancelled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.

4. The order of the itinerary, arrival times, and momiji manju-making venue may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.

5. Participants under age 6 may not participate in the momiji manju making experience, as there is a risk of burning oneself.

6. Depending on the season, Miyajima Ropeway may be crowded, and participants may have to wait.

7. Large luggage cannot be brought on board. Before joining the tour, please leave large luggage in coin lockers, etc.

8. The tour may be canceled when ropeway operation is suspended due to regular inspection.