◇◆Travel around Dogo Onsen, Kochi Castle and other famous spots in Shikoku for 3 days◆◇
①～Learn about the history of Shikoku!～
Visit "Katsurahama", one of sightseeing spots in Kochi, Kochi Castle and etc. to trace Shikoku history!
Moreover, tour visits Kotohira-gu Shrine or Zentsuji Temple!!
②～The nature of Shikoku fascinates you!～
Enjoy the beauty of nature in Shikoku, by taking the sightseeing boat on Shimanto River on the 2nd day, and visiting Oboke-kyo Gorge on the 3rd day!!
Sightseeing spot in Ozu on the 2nd day varies in accordance with the best season to see the following flowers!!
・Rape Blossoms: Nyuta Yanagirin (willow tree forest) (Best season is early - late March)
・Azalea: Ozu・Tomisuyama Park (Best season is from late April to early May)
For the departure dates other than that specified above, tour visits Garyu Sanso, the mountain villa overlooking Garyunofuchi as a scenic spot in Ozu!!
③～Relish Shikoku gourmet dishes!～
Setouchi Kaiseki cuisine using sea bream, sliced bonito, bento lunch box prepared with sweetfish, river shrimp, and other products from Shimanto River.
④～Stay at the hot spring resorts in Shikoku!～
2 nights at the hot spring resort hotels - 1st night: Dogo Onsen, 2nd night: Tosa Yosakoi Onsen!!
Arrival time to the hotel in Dogo Onsen is around 15:00. Enjoy seeing famous spots / facilities such as Bocchan Karakuri Clock (automaton clock) at the hot spring resorts!!
⑤～Pleasant journey by Shinkansen for round-trip routes and limited express for outbound route～
Shin-Osaka Station (Departure 8:10~9:30)<Shinkansen>Okayama Station<Limited Express "Shiokaze">Matsuyama StationJR Matsuyama Station<Streetcar>Dogo Onsen Station………Dogo Onsen (Overnight) ※Arrival time is about 15:00.
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 1
Accommodation : Dogo Grand Hotel or Hotel Luna Park
Dogo OnsenOzu (Visit / approx. 90 min)Garyu Sanso (or ●Nyuta Yanagirin in the best season for viewing rape blossoms / ●Ozu・Tomisuyama Park in the best season for viewing azalea)Shimanto River (Sightseeing boat ride / approx. 60 min)Katsurahama (Stroll / approx. 60 min)Tosa Yosakoi Onsen (Overnight)
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language Support
A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation
20 persons *When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. * None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not included
Expenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"
Bus seat only (No JR train seat, meals and bedding)
◆Non-reserved Seats on Streetcar (Iyo Railway) & Rapid-service Marine Liner (JR Shikoku Railway Company): This tour uses non-reserved seats in some travel sections. ●Streetcar / Outbound: JR Matsuyama Station～Dogo Onsen (Travel Time: about 30 min) ●Rapid-service Marine Liner / Return: Takamatsu～Okayama (Travel Time: about 60 min). When seats are occupied, you may not be able to have a seat.
Flower blooming time varies slightly according to weather.
Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.