Scenic beauties in Shikoku region! Magnificent views!
①Nakatsu Gorge：Beautiful gorge and stream.
②Shimanto River： Known as “Japan’s last remaining limpid stream.” Enjoy river cruise.
※Departures between May 24th - June 5th, river cruise is for fireflies viewing.
③Chinkakyo Bridge：A bridge over the Shimanto River.
④Kashiwajima Island：High clarity of seawater which offers the unique view of a boat looks as if floating in the air. (No boat ride)
⑤Tatsukushi Coast：Unique shaped rocks are standing along the coast line.
⑦Cape Ashizuri: A Southernmost of Shikoku region.
⑦Oboke Gorge：Unique shaped rocks and huge rocks appear in the valley.
⑧Iya Kazurabashi Bridge：A suspension bridge made of mountain vines.
(※Bridge is closed on February for repair work. Tours, departing on February, visit Oboke gorge for sightseeing cruise instead
of the bridge.)
[Hotel Grade Up Plan]
2nd night：Ashizuri Onsenkyo "Ashizuri Kokusai Hotel"
(Additional JPY5,000/person, reservation acceptable from 2 people. Other contents are the same as the regular plan.) Please contact us for detail.
Shin Osaka station (Departure 7:39~9:00)<Shinkansen / reserved seat / non-smoking car>Okayama station<Seto Ohashi Line Marine Liner / non-reserved seat>Sakaide stationNakatsu Gorge (Stroll / approx. 100 min)Shinyasunami Onsen (Overnight)※Departures between May 24th - June 5th, river cruise is for fireflies viewing. Dinner will be served in the boat.
(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
18 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).
Hotel Ashizurien or Ashizuri Sunnyside Hotel or Misaki Hotel or Hotel Kaijokan
Breakfast : 2 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 2
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
Bridge is closed from January 4th to the end of February for repair work. Tour visits Oboke gorge for sightseeing cruise instead.
No boat ride at Kashiwajima island. There is no time for private activity for the boat ride.
If you reserve a room for 3 people, separate rooms might be provided on the 1st night.
Train rides from Okayama station to Sakaide station and from Takamatsu station to Okayama station are on the local train (non-reserved seat only). Seating on the train is not guaranteed. (Approx. 50 minutes ride)
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.
This tour is attended by a tour guide and a tour conductor. The tour guide gives sightseeing information in Japanese only. The tour conductor, who can communicate either English or Chinese, gives language support to the tour members but does not translate the Japanese sightseeing information into English nor into Chinese.
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.
Seats for your group members in the plane or shinkansen may be separated due to the arrangement.
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.
(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.)
Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels
or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement.
Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.