Shimane Islands Sightseeing Tour: Rosoku-jima, Oki, Nishinoshima, Nakanoshima Islands

Highlights

Visit unexplored areas of Japan that cannot be reached by large sightseeing buses. Tour to 3 remote islands of Oki in an archipelago in the Sea of Japan.1. Ride a Rosoku-jima (Candle Island) Sightseeing Boat operating only from April to September and view amazing evening scene. During the "Candle Island" sightseeing, the boat will stop at the best positions where you can easily take pictures. 2. Visit secluded sightseeing spots like Chichi-sugi Cedar Tree of Iwakura, Dangyo Falls etc. that are inaccessible by a large bus. 3. Enjoy unique island gourmet.​ Lunch on Day-2… Set meal lunch of seasoned rice with Hiogigai chlamys nobilis Dinner on Day-2… Seafood Kaiseki set meal including Oki fisherman's hot pot "Eriyaki Nabe". (Until June departures Iwagaki oyster, from July departures grilled oyster will be included.) [Additional information] *Items 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 for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). *Items included in "Infant price" (3-5 years old) - Plane and bus seats, facility usage fees only. (Meals and bedding are not included.) [Attention] ①Regarding the accommodation: Due to the nature of the remote islands, there is a possibility of staying in a facility without an elevator or large public bath, or in a room without a toilet/bath and hair dryer. Also, the accommodation used for this tour is rather small scale and the tour uses several hotels of similar class. Hotel arrangement will be decided by us and any requests cannot be accepted. ②Regarding the itinerary: Depending on the situation at the sightseeing places, it may be necessary to change the order of the itinerary. Also depending on the sea condition and weather, the itinerary order may be changed, also the time at the sightseeing place(s) may be shortened or the sightseeing place(s) may be omitted partially. ③Regarding Rosoku-jima sightseeing cruise: *The cruise may be cancelled in adverse weather/rough sea conditions. In that case, the group boarding fare will be returned to you on the day. ④Others: *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. *To change customers (name change), a confirmation from the airline is necessary. When the flight is fully booked, a name change is not possible. When a name change is possible, a handling fee will be charged. *Seat allocations for planes: Due to seating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be 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
  • Itami Airport (Depart 11:00~13:50) -- Oki Airport -- Dangyo Falls (Secluded spot inaccessible by a large sightseeing bus) -- Mizuwakasu Shrine -- Omosu Port -- [Rosoku (Candle) Island sightseeing boat ride / The boat will stop at the best spots to make it easier to take pictures] -- Omosu Port -- Dogo・Hotel Miyabi (Overnight)

  • Hotel: Hotel Miyabi【C-rank】or a similar class hotel

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Dogo --[Free hotel's shuttle bus] Saigo Port --[Ferry] Hishiura Port -- Nakanoshima Island (Oki Shrine・Gotoba-Emperor Cremain Mound) -- Hishiura Port --[Chartered boat] Mita Port -- Nishinoshima Island (Set meal lunch of seasoned rice with Hiogigai chlamys nobilis.) -- Akao Lookout -- Matengai Cliff -- Yurahime Shrine (A squid motif is hidden in the shrine precinct famous for squid drawing legend) -- Mita Port -- [Sightseeing of Nishinoshima Island by chartered boat. Visit the Kuniga Coast where you can enjoy superb views of Matengai Cliff.] -- Mita Port -- Dozen・Nishinoshima (Overnight)

  • Hotel: Oki Seaside Hotel Tsurumaru or a similar class hotel

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Dozen・Nishinoshima --[Free hotel's shuttle bus] Beppu Port -- [Super high speed ship Rainbow jet] -- Saigo Port -- Chichi-sugi Cedar Tree of Iwakura (Mysterious giant cedar of about 800 years old that cannot be reached by a large sightseeing bus) -- Shirashima Coast Lookout (Hydrangeas blooms from June.) -- Kabura-sugi Japanese Cedar -- Saigo Port (Shopping for seafood and have lunch on your own expenses) -- Oki Airport -- Itami Airport (Arrive 14:30~16:30)



location Itami Airport

Detail

Departure place

Itami Airport

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Shimane

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

15 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.