Tohoku・Sanriku Coast Adventure: Sanriku Railway Rias Line & Gourmet

Highlights

[Lots of sightseeing!] 1. Ryusendo Cave (Day-1) ● One of the Three Great Limestone Caves in Japan located in Iwaizumi Town, Iwate Prefecture 2. Jodogahama rock formations (Day-2) ● On the coast of Miyako Bay in Iwate Prefecture. A nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty also known as a land of paradise. 3. Sanriku Railway (Day-2) ● Board the local line that traverses the Rias Coastline of Sanrikuoki (Sanriku offshore) 4. Matsushima (Day-3) ● Explore one of the 'Three Views of Japan' which are pine-covered islands that dot the sea. *The sightseeing cruise costs an additional JPY1,400. [Enjoy local Sanriku cuisine!] 1. Dinner on Day-1 featuring local scallops and other seafood. 2. Dinner on Day-2 featuring live abalone BBQ and other Sanriku seafood dishes. 3. A seafood rice bowl using plenty of fresh local seafood for lunch on Day-2. 4. Selectable lunch option of ①Beef tongue or ②Grilled tuna for Day-3. ※Please write your choice in the Additional Information of the booking form when booking the tour, or contact us by inquiry form at least 10 days prior to the tour departure day. If you do not choose an option, then ①Beef tongue set meal will be served. [Accommodation] Day-1: Tanohata・Hotel Ragaso ※Equipped with a large public panorama bath. Day-2: Minami Sanriku Onsen・Hotel Kanyo (5-star hotel) ※Equipped with a large public bath and an open-air bath. [Additional information] What's included: Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. *None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them. What's not included: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) What's included in "Infant Price" (3-5 years old): Bus seats only (no train seats, meals or bedding.) ※If train seat, meals, bedding are needed please apply as a child. [Attention] *Since seats on the Sanriku Railway are non-reserved, you may not be able to sit down. (Train ride time is approx. 50 mins.) In addition, the journey section traveled may change from the one in the original itinerary. *Kitayamazaki Cliff Cruise may not operate if the weather is bad. In that case, a refund of the group rate fare will be made by the tour conductor. *There is a possibility that Shinkansen "Hayate" or "Hayabusa" may be arranged from Sendai to Tokyo. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may change. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *A Japanese-speaking guide is included. Although the tour conductor can speak English or Chinese, they are not an interpreter for the guide. *Seat allocations for Shinkansen: Due to the seating layout and reservation situation, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be next to or close to each other. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo Station (Depart 7:56~9:08) -- 【Shinkansen "Hayabusa"】 Morioka Station -- 【Travel time: approx. 80 mins】 Roadside station "Mitakaibunko" (Shopping / approx. 20 mins) -- Ryusendo Cave (See the limestone cave designated as a natural monument / approx. 60 mins) -- Kitayamazaki Cliff Cruise (~~~~See the beautiful scenery of Kitayamazaki from the water / approx. 50 mins) -- Shimanokoshi Station (Visit the station which has become a symbol of recovery following the 2011 earthquake / approx. 20 mins) -- Tanohata (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tanohata -- Kitayamazaki Observation Deck (See the beautiful scenery of Kitayamazaki from above / approx. 30 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 80 mins】 Jodogahama (Lunch of seafood rice bowl / approx. 80 mins) -- Kamaishi Station -- [Sanriku Railway Rias Line, non-reserved seats / approx. 50 mins] -- Sakari Station -- 【Travel time: approx. 90 mins】 Minami Sanriku Onsen (Overnight)

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Minami Sanriku Onsen -- Explore the area of Minami Sanriku (approx. 90 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 70 mins】 Matsushima (Lunch option of beef tongue or grilled tuna / [Sightseeing boat cruise available for an additional JPY 1,400 if you wish.] / approx. 180 mins) -- Sendai Station -- 【Shinkansen "Yamabiko"】 -- Tokyo Station (Arrive 17:48~18:48)



location Tokyo

Detail

Departure place

Tokyo

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Miyagi (Sendai), Iwate

Language
  • English

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

25 Person(s)

*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).

Minimum number of participants for booking

2 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.