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【Miyagi・Matushima】‘Sea & Sakura’ Hike in Matsushima

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Meal included
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    5Age ~
  • Duration
    3~4 hours

Soak up the sun, sea and sakura with hidden views of Matsushima Bay.

✓Discover hidden views of Matsushima Bay, one of Japan's top scenic views
✓Jump across boulders and cross the narrow 'Umanose' Peninsula
✓Enjoy the contrast of pink cherry blossoms and blue-green Matsushima Bay
✓See the annual 'Hiyoshi Sanno' Shrine Festival

These views can only been seen a few days a year!
Enjoy the stunning contrast of pink cherry blossoms, blue ocean and the islands of Matsushima Bay.
This 10km easy hike will take you away from the tourist hub of Matsushima Bay and immerse you in the rugged nature of Mt. Soukanzan, Ougihama Beach and the instagram-worthy ‘Umanose’ Peninsula.
Hear local stories and learn about the history of the area from your local guide (English interpretation also provided).
This year’s hike lines up with the annual ‘Hiyoshi Sanno’Shrine festival! Experience the local culture as you watch locals parade a ‘Mikoshi’ (portable shrine) through the streets of the Matsushima Bay.


** OPTIONAL EXTRA: Guided tour of Entsuin / Zuiganji Temples (+3000 yen) after 1 hour of free time for lunch (lunch not included in price).

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~10
    About duration
    3~4 hours
    4 hours
    Operating period All-year-round
    Assembly time 9:00
    Booking deadline until 16:59 the day before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items 特にありませんが、冬場などは暖かい服装でご参加ください。

    Time schedule

    Meet your guide at JR Sendai Station.

    Meet your guide at JR Sendai Station. 8:15 Depart for Nobiru Station on the JR Senseki Line. 9:14 Arrive Nobiru Station. 9:30 Take a taxi to Otakamori.10:50 Hike up to Otakamori Observatory (60 mins).


    Take a fishing boat to the oyster rafts. Try harvesting oysters and eat up to 3 raw oysters (40 minutes).


    Take a boat cruise along the Matsushima coastline.See natural formations and cliffs.


    Visit a traditional oyster-shack for an all-you-can-eat oyster lunch. Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters for 50 minutes.


    Walk around Matsushima Town.Stop by'M Pantry' for a freshly cooked oyster Senbei (rice crackers).


    Visit Godaidō Temple. (To visit other famous temples, extend your guided tour by one hour for 3,000 JPY / group) 14:45 Walk along Kaigan Dori shopping street (15 minutes)


    Experience ends at Matsushima-Kaigan Station (JR Senseki Line). Take a local train to Sendai or continue to your next destination.


    ** If choosing to extend your tour (to include Zuiganji and Entsuin Temples) your experience will end at 16:00 at JR Matsushima-Kaigan Sta.Take a train to Sendai or continue to your next destination. **

    Access - Map

    Aza namiuchihama 10, Matsushima, Matsushimamachi, Miyagigun, Miyagi
    Assembly point

    Matsushima-Kaigan Station (JR Senseki Line)

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