Hiroshima Shore Excursion

Learn more about the history of the A-bomb and discover Mijajima Island. A perfect tour for cruise ship passengers.

8 hours


  • Tour the most popular Hiroshima and Miyajima spots in private transportation
  • Learn about the history of the A-Bomb from a knowledgeable local guide
  • Explore World Heritage Sites


Discover Hiroshima and its historical background in a private Hiroshima Shore Excursion guided tour departing from Hiroshima Port. Take a ferry to scenic Miyajima Island and see the famous Itsukushima Shrine. Visit the A-Bomb Dome, and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Have the tasty savory pancake called "okonomiyaki" this area is famous for. Join our Hiroshima shire excursion, and see two UNESCO World Heritage sites - Itsukushima Shrine and the A-Bomb Dome.


Participate in a private tour with an English-speaking guide to discover the most famous spot in Hiroshima and Miyajima.

Tour itinerary

*Departure times may vary.

10:00 Depart from Hiroshima Port and head towards the pier of Miyajima

11:00 Take the ferry from Miyajima pier to Miyajima itself

11:10 Explore Miyajima, which hosts one of Japan’s Top Three Sights. Feed the deer around Miyajima, and walk in the sand around Itsukushima Shrine

12:50 Take the ferry back from Miyajima to the main island

13:30 Have lunch at Hassei, a restaurant that serves okonomiyaki, a basic crepe-like pancake date back to the Edo period (self-pay)

15:00 Visit the core landmarks of Hiroshima – learn about the history of the A-Bomb Dome and the various monuments in the area, one of them being the Hiroshima Peace Park, where you can enter the museum and hear testimonials from survivors of the atomic bomb

17:00 Return to Hiroshima Port

Important information

Included in price

  • English-speaking guide
  • Private transportation (private cab, Toyota Alphard, Hi-Ace van - depending on the number of passengers)
  • Hiroshima-Itsukushima-Hiroshima ferry fare
  • Admission fees

Not included

  • Local lunch
  • Any personal expenses incurred

When you make your inquiry, kindly let us know whether you need to go through the immigration process at your port of entry in Japan as that would affect the itinerary of the shore excursion.

Know before you book

  • Cancellation
    7 days prior: free of charge
    6-2 days prior: 40% of tour price
    1 day prior: 50 % of tour price
    On the day, no-show: 100 % of tour price

Starting point

Hiroshima Port
3-chome, Ujinakaigan, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 734-0011 



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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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