Picturesque Kyoto: Amanohashidate, Ine Boathouses & Miyama Thatched Village


Visit the northern part of Kyoto prefecture to enjoy some stunning natural scenery and visit locations that truly exemplifies Japanese rural life. Amanohashidate: A sandbar covered in pine trees that is considered one of Japan's three most scenic views. Visit the Amanohashidate View Land and enjoy the view from through your legs! Ine Boathouses: Enjoy the famous view of a row of traditional fishing boathouses that line along Ine Bay from an elevated vantage point. They are unique in that the bottom floor is a garage for boats while the second floor is the living space. Miyama Thatched Village: step back in time at this traditional thatched roof village surrounded by mountains. Visitors get a real sense of what rural life must have been like hundreds of years ago. Kyoto Tango Railway: Ride the scenic sightseeing train that runs across the Yuragawa Bridge. Stay at the Blue Ridge Hotel in the Kannabe highlands. Look forward to a buffet dinner including crab. Free WiFi is equipped on the bus. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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 meals or bedding) [Attention] *Should the Kyoto Tango Railway or the cable car/lift at Amanohashidate View Land not operate on the tour day, we will provide a refund of the boarding fare(s) and continue with the itinerary overland. *If the weather is poor, you may not be able to see Amanohashidate or the Ine boathouses. *If there are 3 guests booked for one room, an extra bed/sofa bed will be provided in the twin room. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *A Japanese-speaking sightseeing guide accompanies the trip. There is a separate tour conductor that speaks English or Chinese, however they do not translate what the sightseeing guide is saying. *For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated. *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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Nagoya station (Meet 7:50) -- Shisho station -- Kyoto Tango Railway (Scenic train ride) -- Tango Yuragawa station -- Amanohashidate (See one of Japan's top 3 views/60 mins) -- Funayano-sato Ine Roadside station (Great spot to see the Ine boathouses below/ An optional boat cruise around Ine Bay is available for JPY800.) - Blue Ridge Hotel, Kannabe Onsen (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kannabe Onsen -- Kinosaki Onsen town (Stroll around the hot spring town/60 mins) -- Izushi (Stroll/50 mins) -- Miyama (Stroll around the Miyama thatched village/60 mins) -- Nagoya station (Schedule 19:00) *The tour end point may be different from the starting point, depending on traffic. Please ask a staff member on the day for details.

location Nagoya


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:50 AM


Kyoto, Hyogo

  • English

  • Chinese

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

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition