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Shimanami Kaido: 2-Day Cycling Trip With Private Guide

Shimanami Kaido: 2-Day Cycling Trip With Private Guide

From $469.83 per person

Discover the Shimanami Kaido route on wheels with an expert guide on a 2-day trip. Visit islands via suspension bridges. Spend the night in Imabari.

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Duration 3 days
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  • Discover the Shimanami Kaido, one of the most famous bikeways in Japan
  • Enjoy beautiful scenary in Setodacho, Onomichi and Hiroshima prefecture
  • Explore Japan's countryside accompanied by an expert guide
  • Find out why the Shimanami Kaido was named one of the 7 best bike routes in the world
  • Stay in accommodation with delicious local cuisine
Full description
Take in the beautiful scenery along the Shimanami Kaido road that begins in Onomichi City and ends in Imabari. This trail is famous among biking enthusiasts around the world. Spend a well-earned night of rest in a hotel in Imabari and return to Onomichi the next day. Day 1: Onomichi Spend the night before your departure in the Onomichi Daiichi Hotel. Relax and prepare for a day of biking. Day 2: Onomichi to Imabari Enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the morning. Then head to the Onomichi station to meet your guide. Your guide will accompany you to the bicycle rental. Ride your bike to the ferry and continue your journey to Mukaishima Island where your cycling adventure begins. Procced to Tachibanarinkai Park to take a break. Continue onwards to Innoshima Island over Innoshima Bridge. Or go to the Tatara Bridge, also called Tatara Nakiryu (roaring dragon) for the sound it makes when you clap your hands there. Make your way to Tatara Shimanami Park to stretch your legs. Then, hop back on your bide and ride to Omishima Bridge, Hakata-Oshima Bridge, Kurushima Bridge, and Sunrise Itoyama. End your adventure at the Imabari Station at 6 PM where you'll return your bicycle. After an eventful day out, get some rest at the Imabari Kokusai Hotel. Day 3: Departure to Onomichi Start your morning with breakfast in the hotel. Go to Hiroshima Station and back to Onomichi City.
  • Stay in Onomichi hotel the night prior to the tour
  • Stay in Imabari hotel
  • Breakfast in both hotels
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bike rental fee
  • Lunch
  • Ferry fee
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • Suitable for anyone with a moderate level of fitness
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