From Mushiake to Shôdoshima

4-day on the Sea of Seto

By arnaud In Itineraries

4-day cruise on the Sea of Seto

Departure from Mushiake:

  • Saturday, July 30th 2016
  • Saturday, August 6th  2016 Special offer : 20% off for this departure
  • Saturday, November 12th 2016
  • Saturday, December 24th 2016

Day 1

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Mushiake – Hinase – Bôzejima

  • Welcome and boarding at noon in Mushiake
  • Presentation of the boat and its crew, departure toward Mushiake Bay and lunch.
  • Departure toward Hinase (a city renown for its seafood).
  • A walk and visit of the Gomi no Ïchi seafood market
  • Cruise to Bôzejima, the fishermen’s island. Its small port and its colorful traditional fishing boats decorated with flags.
  • Mooring in Bôzejima bay and dinner.
  • Possibility to visit the statue of Benzaïten (Sarasvatī, a Japanese and Hindue Buddhist divinity) and the fishermens’s village.

Day 2

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Shodoshima guide M.Yamamoto

Bôzejima – Shôdoshima

  • Mooring in Bôzejima . Visit of a fish farming and fishing center. Optional: going out with a fisherman for initiation to Japanese fishing techniques.
  • Cruise to Shôdoshima, second island in the Sea of Seto
  • Docking at the Seatiger Island Inn Hotel’s dock (nautical activities, kayak, snorkeling, etc.)
  • Bains japonais (Japanese baths) renown and feeding on a source from the neighboring mountain.
  • Nearby, beginning of a hiking path and discovery of birds endemic to this mountain.
  • Barbecue near the sea (optional).

Day 3

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Shôdoshima

  • After breakfast, cruise around Shôdoshima all day long or tour of the island of Shôdoshima in a mini bus. Visit of traditional factory of soy sauce, olive trees plantation, the rebuilt village used in the movie Twenty-four Eyes, temples and many other points of interest.
  • KANKAKEI trecking 2H + return transfer. You can ride aerial tramway if you want use one way or return
  • Docking at the Furusato-Mura Sea Station’s dock (small typical rural village In Ikeda), lunch and dinner Included.

Day 4

 

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Shôdoshima

  • Breakfast
  • Free visit of Furusato-Mura on foot or rented bicycle all day long.
  • Sight seeing tour for 3hours by private car.
  • After a lunch, get on minibus and visit soya factory”Yamaroku”, narrowest channel of the world “Dobuchi Kaikyo”,”Meipam museum”, movie site “24eyes”, short walk at Nakayama village, olive farm , visit some temple and shrine. See below website for each spot. http://shodoshima.or.jp/ml/archives/category/sightseeing In case of enjoy private walk in local town by foot, we have enough time at Shodoshima.
  • Possibility of guided excursion in a kayak & snorkeling or optional trekking.

Tour price

  • Double bed cabin: € 1,100
  • Cabin suite: € 1,600

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(Les itinéraires et excursions peuvent être modifiées sans préavis à cause d’aléas imprévisibles, de la météo ou pour des raisons techniques indépendantes de notre volonté)