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: 18868

【Hiroshima・Hatsukaichi・Miyajima】"Tour of Aki"「Cycling Tour Around Temples」

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Autumn foliage
  • World Heritage
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    15Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    4~5 hours

This is a cycling tour where you can explore World Heritage Itsukushima Shrine of Miyajima and famous 5 temples of Aki with a long and distinguished history in Hatsukaichi, a city located on the opposite shore.
You will cycle around historical sites and moreover, you can enjoy Seto Inland sea view.​ ​​ ​​ ​

On your visit of Miyajima Shrine, you will have lunch at cafe used by local residents only, located inside the Momijidani park where you can also see deer.

※Rental bicycles BIKKE are produced by Bridgestone and
all bicycles are electric power-assisted.
※All bicycles are suitable for people over 145 cm tall and the saddles are adjustable.​ ​
※English speaking guide is available.

★Tour Guide is Akihiro Nomura★

The tour is conducted by an elite rider of Hiroshima team.

Akihiro Nomura is an experienced guide who has worked with many foreign tourists.​ ​

As a professional cyclist he has organized regional races and cycling events for 125 times within the last 2 years.

The Nomura's cycling tour with an English interpreter would definitely be a special experience.​ ​

Tour Steps​ 1

①JR Sanyo Honsen 「Hatsukaichi Station」North Exit, Assemble at 9:45. ※Electric power assisted bicycles will be provided.​ ​​ ​ 

②Go towards Hatsukaichi Tenmangu Shrine which worships God of Gakumon (study) and Sugawara no Michizane.

③Next is Hayatani Shrine with 1800 years of history which is believed to be a soshin (an ancestor god) of Aki State.​ ​​ ​ 

④We will take ferry to Miyajima

After having lunch at Momijidani park,

we will go to Itsukushima Shrine, Japan's one of the best famous shrines with a history of 1400 years.

Tour Steps​ 2

⑤We will cycle around the wooden daikyodo which is called「Senjokaku 」due to its size equal to 857 tatami mats.

⑥Return by ferry to Hatsukaichi

⑦Finally we will visit Jigozen Shrine which was built as a
geku (outer part) of Itsukushima Shrine.

※In Jigozen "gozen" means Itskushima.​ ​

⑧Return to JR Sanyo Honsen Hatsukaichi Statin North Exit and photo shooting.

⑨ Tour ends・Free activity

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 5 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 5~10
    Operating period Friday
    Assembly time 9:45
    Booking deadline until 23:59 7 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items nothing special
    About rental items nothing special

    Matters require attention ●Routes may change due to participants' cycling levels or health conditions, bad weather, travelling speed and etc.
    ●Tour is conducted if a light rain. We can provide raincoats. Please come in comfortable clothes and shoes. You can use station lockers to storage your luggage.
    ●Bicycles are also vehicles. Keep to the left of the road and follow the traffic rules for your safety.
    ●Cycling side by side, a zigzag cycling and racing are strictly prohibited. Drink and drive, two people riding one bike are also prohibited.​ ​​ ​
    ●Keep your distance from the car ahead and watch your front and back attentively.​ ​​ ​
    ●When cycling on sidewalks, please slow down your speed and be careful not to disturb pedestrians.
    ●If you have a helmet, please put on for your safety.
    Other notifications ★Guide achievements of Akihiro Nomura★
    Shimanami seaside guide has been introduced on『ELLE men Thailand edition issue 24』
    He possesses a Red Cross Emergency First Aid Staff License.​ ​

    Plan attractions

    Access - Map

    1 JR Hatsukaichi Station North Exit, 1 in front of Hatsukaichi Station, Hiroshima Prefecture 738-0011
    Assembly point

    1 Ekimae Hatsukaichi city, Hiroshima​ ​
    JR「Hatsukaichi Station」North Exit​ ​

    If you arrive by car

    10 min from Hiroshima Iwakuni Road「Hatsukaichi IC」

    ※ Please use the coin parking spot nearby.

    If you arrive by train

    JR Sanyo Honsen 「Hiroshima Station」⇒「Hatsukaichi Station」about 20 min.

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