According to USNews, Osaka, the "port city is worth a visit for its food alone." Kyoto is known as the cherry city. You can immerse yourself in the beauty of the Kansai region in rich ink and color. In addition, you can enjoy a gourmet feast with a Japanese city ambiance in the backroom.
View the cityscape from the Umeda Sky Building, tour the beautifully decorated Osaka Castle, and taste delicious food. Our Osaka tours are perfect for cruise ship passengers or for visitors who wish to explore one of Japan's three largest cities.
We will also organize a Tokyo-Osaka overnight tour from Port Osaka. Alternatively, we can arrange a one-day Kyoto shore excursion based on your ship's docking schedule.
Our Japan shore adventures are created by Western destination experts who live in Japan combined with local Japanese tour specialists to showcase all the best attractions in Japan and provide a unique understanding of Japan from a Western point of view. This is why our Japan tour packages are the most comprehensive and unparalleled.
If your cruise includes Osaka, are you planning a full-day private trip? Take our tirp to see several of Osaka's must-see attractions in the company of an English-speaking guide and private transportation. In this tour, you'll see the stunning Osaka Castle and Umeda Sky Building, which offers stunning cityscapes. You will also have the opportunity to wear kimono and participate in a tea ceremony.
08:00 Depart from Osaka Port for Umeda Sky Building.
08:30 Visit Umeda Sky Building.
10:00 Head to Osaka Castle.
10:30 Visit the Osaka Castle. Osaka Castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks. It played a crucial role in the unification of Japan in the sixteenth century during the Momoyama-Azuchi period.
11:30 Head to Dotonbori, with its bright lights and whimsical food signs
Noon Lunch at Kanidouraku Dotombori-Honten, the best crab place in Osaka! (self-pay)
13:30 Head to Maikoya.
14:00 Experience Japanese culture with a private tea ceremony in kimono. You will have the opportunity to take beautiful pictures and drink tea in traditional Japanese clothing.
15:15 Head back to Osaka Port.
16:00 Reach Osaka Port.
11-8, 3-Chome, Chikko, Minato-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 552-0021