Osaka Shore Excursion

Check out the city scape form Umeda Sky Building, tour the richly decorated Osaka Castle and savor the tasty foods. Join our Osaka tour as a cruise ship passenger or simply a visitor looking to discover what one of the top three largest cities in Japan has to offer.

8 hours


  • Explore Osaka top sites like Umeda Sky Building and Osaka Castle
  • Enjoy various delicious flavors in the city that's dubbed Japan's gourmet capital
  • Experience private tea ceremony, wearing kimono


Are you planning to explore Osaka for a day during your cruise? Visit several Osaka must-sees on a one-day tour using private transportation and in the company of an English-speaking guide.  You will be visiting the dazzling Osaka Castle, and Umeda Sky building which offers amazing views of the cityscapes. You will also have the opportunity to wear kimono, and join a tea ceremony. 


Discover the vibrant city of Osaka with its gorgeous castle, bustling streets, and amazing food. Have the opportunity to wear  kimono and enjoy a traditional tea ceremony.

Tour itinerary

*Departure times may vary. 

08:00 Depart from Osaka Port, head to Umeda Sky Building

08:30 Visit Umeda Sky Building

10:00 Head to Osaka Castle

10:30 Visit Osaka Castle. The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi- Momoyama period

11:30 Head to Dotonbori, with its bright lights and whimsical food signs

12:00 Lunch at Kanidouraku Dotombori-Honten, the best crab place in Osaka! (self-pay)

13:30 Head to Maikoya

14:00 Enjoy a full Japanese experience with a private tea ceremony in kimono where you will have time to take wonderful pictures and drink tea in the traditional Japanese clothes

15:15 Head back to Osaka Port

16:00 Reach Osaka Port

Important information

Included in price

  • English-speaking guide
  • Private transportation (private cab, Toyota Alphard, Hi-Ace van - depending on the number of passengers)
  • Tea ceremony experience 
  • 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

Osaka Port
11-8, 3-Chome, Chikko, Minato-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 552-0021

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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