The Shimanami Kaido Cycle, also known as the Nishiseto Expressway, is filled with breathtaking scenery of the Seto Inland Sea and crosses six of Japan’s smaller islands from the main island of Honshu in Onomichi City to Shikoku Island in Imabari City. A 60 kilometre stretch of road, the path traverses over the islands of Mukaishima, Innoshima, Ikuchijima, Oshima,Hakatajima and Oshima. Visit the attractions dotted along the path from the Hirayama Museum and the temple of Kosanji. Well marked and maintained, this is an incredible journey for any keen cyclist with beautiful natural scenery interwoven with stunning man-made architecture with ...
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  1. Hiroshima, Miyajima & Shimanami Kaido Cycle & Kayak 4D3N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima

    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and paddle the Seto Inland Sea. Your adventure is enhanced by boutique accommodation, refined dinning and professional tour services. The tour is escorted by an English speaking tour coordinator and local guides, offering a high level of comfort and convenience.

    Your trip starts from Hiroshima, which is easily accessed by train or flight from all major cities of Japan. You will enjoy a self guided walk to the summit of Misen Mountain on Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, and has long been regarded as an Island of the Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. You'll stay on the World Heritage Miyajima Island, featuring Japanese-style accommodation with beautiful surrounding views.

    Day 2, you'll enjoy a lifetime full day guided kayaking experience by paddling the calming Seto Inland Sea and getting close to the big Torii, the gate of Itsukushima Shrine.

    Then cycle the Shimanami Kaido cycling route 70km over two days in comfort. By spend one night in Onomichi. The entire cycling trip is fully supported with a supporting vehicle. You only need to carry a daypack.

    The package includes two day supported cycling, all transfers (train & ferry), boutique accommodation, most meals as well as all bike rentals.

    Combining the best Japan cycling experience with boutique accommodation, this is the memorable adventure on the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and beyond.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Hiroshima
    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the ...
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  2. Hiroshima, Miyajima & Shimanami Kaido Luxury Cycling 3D2N

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    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike on the Shimanami Kaido cycling route across the Seto Inland Sea and across six islands. Your luxury cycling experience is enhanced by luxury accommodation, refined dinning and fully supported cycling crew throughout the trip.

    Your trip starts from Hiroshima, which is easily accessed by train or flight from all major cities in Japan. You will enjoy a guided walk to the summit of Misen Mountain on Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, which has long been regarded as an Island of the Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. Your luxurious modern room on the island features the views of the five-story pagoda and Senjokaku of Itsukushima Shrine. At sunset, enjoy fantastic views of stone lanterns lighting up the ocean.

    On day 2 you'll cycle the world-famous Shimanami Kaido route from Onomichi to Imabari (70km), fully supported by an English coordinator and a private car. Ride along the world's longest series of suspension bridges, across six islands and take in the scenic natural beauty. There are no large inclines and the entire route can be comfortably completed in a day by intermediate cyclists.

    On conclusion of the cycling journey, you'll be transferred to a secluded hot spring retreat, where you can soak in the hot spring bath and enjoy traditional kaiseki dishes utilising the rich seasonal ingredients of Setouchi.

    The package includes two day guided cycling and walking, transfers, luxury accommodation, all meals as well as all bike rentals. The tour is fully supported with a supporting vehicle/tour coordinator for the entire cycling trip. You only need to carry a daypack.

    Combining the best Japan cycling experience with luxury boutique accommodation and refined cuisine, this is luxury cycling adventure on the world famous Shimanami Kaido route.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Price

    Group of 2 people: from $3,650 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 4 people: from $2,895 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 6 or more people: on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Hiroshima
    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike on the Shimanami Kaido cycling route across the Seto Inland Sea and across six islands. Your ...
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    From $2,205.70 Per Person, Twin Share
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