7 Days Shimanami Kaido Cycling

Shimanami Kaido

Shimanami Kaido

Shimanami Kaido

Hiroshima

Miyajima

One of the most beautiful and beloved places in the world.

Tour Code: JP-SK07

Join in Date: 23-29 Oct 2022

Set in the Seto Inland Sea, the Shimanami Kaido is a popular cycle route suitable for beginners and professionals alike. This tour starts with a visit to the beautiful town of Kurashiki, known for its rich history of canal networks and storehouses, with a hidden art background waiting to be explored. After staying the night, hop on your rental bicycle and make your way along the main route of the Shimanami Kaido whilst soaking up the views and enjoying the local cuisine. Finish the trip in the historic city of Hiroshima, where you can visit the local sights including Miyajima Island. On this tour, you will be able to enjoy traditional Japanese accommodation, a variety of local cuisine and stunning views of the many islands that Japan is famous for.

 

Day 01 Kansai International Airport – Kurashiki
After landing in Kansai International Airport, your guide will meet you in the arrival lobby and you will travel together via private transfer to your accommodation in Kurashiki.
Spend the rest of the day as free time.
【Hotel】Royal Park Hotel Kurashiki or similar

Day 02 Kurashiki Sightseeing
After breakfast, take the day to explore Kurashiki with your guide. Kurashiki is a beautiful town with a rich history dating back to the 1600s of being a major area for rice storehouses and stunning canals. Many of these old storehouses have been turned into museums, cafes and boutique shops. Stroll along the canal area and visit the oldest Western art museum in Japan at the Ohara Museum, featuring a variety of works such as Picasso, Pollock and Kandinsky. There is also a beautiful Japanese garden to explore as well. For a step back in time, visit Ohashi House to see an old merchant house which was typical for a Japanese town house of the 1700s. You can also enjoy a leisurely cruise along the river on a traditional wooden canal boat.
【Hotel】Royal Park Hotel Kurashiki or similar

Day 03 Kurashiki – Onomichi Station – Cycle – Omishima
【Hotel】Wakka Cottages or similar

Day 04 Omishima – Cycle – Imabari – Hiroshima
【Hotel】Hotel Intergate Hiroshima or similar

Day 05 Hiroshima <-> Miyajima
Spend today exploring Hiroshima and Miyajima with your guide. Start the day at Shukkeien Garden. With a history dating back to 1620, Shukkeien Garden is a stunning landscape garden representing miniature versions of mountains, valleys and forests across Japan. Creating scenic views within a small area, this unique garden is a beautiful way to spend part of the day before heading into one of the tea houses located within. After, head to the Peace Park. Recently renovated, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is an important and poignant museum dedicated to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. With personal details on display, this museum is a harrowing experience but also effectively strives for impressing the importance of peace onto its visitors. Surrounding the museum is the Peace Park, which displays the memorial and A-Bomb Dome, one of the only two buildings to have survived the bombing and still stands today. After lunch, head via train and ferry to Miyajima to see the stunning red torii gate and explore the island town, populated with wild deer.
【Hotel】Hotel Intergate Hiroshima or similar

Day 06 Hiroshima – Osaka
Today your private transfer will take you and your guide to Hiroshima Station, where you will board the bullet train bound to Osaka. After arriving in Osaka and checking in to your hotel, spend the rest of the day as free time.
We recommend a visit to Dotonbori to try out all of the different street foods that gives Osaka its title as the Kitchen of Japan.
【Hotel】Hotel Hankyu Respire Osaka or similar

Day 07 Osaka – Kansai International Airport
Today is your departure day!
Check out of your hotel and take the express train to Kansai International Airport.
Your guide will assist you with the check-in procedures before you board your flight back home.
We hope you had a wonderful adventure exploring Japan by bicycle!

 07 Days Shimanami Kaido Cycling

Tour Code: JP-SK07
Join-In Date: 23-29 Oct 2022

Price subject to changes without prior notice. Price may differs for different dates.
Contact us for customisation!

Land Price Per Person in SGD:  $ 3950
Group Size: Min 6

LAND Price includes

  • Accommodation for all nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • English-speaking guide everyday
  • Breakfast included everyday, Dinner on Day 3
  • All transportation including private car transfers, bullet train tickets and local trains
  • All entrance fees and activities
  • Rental bike (City Bike), helmet and chain lock included
  • Luggage delivery service from Kurashiki to Hiroshima

Price excludes

  • All airfare + taxes (From $500 by Scoot SIN-KIX-SIN)
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • All other entrance fees or tour not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses for snacks, gifts etc.

NOTE: We have not secured the hotel rooms and cannot guarantee the availability of the hotels mentioned. The prices for hotels and activities are subject to changes

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Current regulations to enter Japan as tourists:

  • Receive a certificate called ERFS from a local agency – we are eligible for this!
  • Submit the ERFS and a registration form at the embassy/consulate to get a tourist VISA issued.
  • Prepare a negative result of PCR taken within 72 hours before the departure.
  • Have an escort guide while in Japan.