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Wellness & Beautiful Fishing Village’s Boat Villa Stay

Itinerary Summary

    Day 1 – Morning Yoga & Floating Villa Stay

    6:30, You will travel to Takeda Castle. Situated in Asago City, Takeda Castle is known as “ the Castle floating in the sky” because its ruins appear to be floating on a sea of clouds on  foggy autumn mornings. 

    Enjoy a private Spiritual / Yoga session on top of the castle with the magnificent view of the sea of clouds.

    After your session, you will be taken back to your accommodation for breakfast. 

    After breakfast, you will continue to Mt Kannabe which is a part of San’in Kaigan UNESCO Global Geopark. Enjoy a hike or mountain bikes surrounded by mountains, open fields and abundant nature. 

    After the morning activities, you will proceed to Izushi town.

    Izushi is an historical town and a prime destination for castle Enthusiasts and fans of Japanese History. The city boasts not only Izushi Castle, but also Shinkoro Tower and an old theater playhouse called Eirakukan.

    For lunch, you will have famous Wanko Soba noodles which are small servings of soba noodles that are served in small bowls. In the afternoon, explore the old streets and castle town. 


    After sightseeing in Izushi, you will depart for the beautiful fishing village of Ine by private car. 

    Ine village lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan in Kyoto prefecture. The particularity of the village is the unique  and luxurious boat villas called “Funaya” floating in the bay . The boathouses of Ine are a designated Group of Historic Buildings, a category under Japan’s Historic Preservation Act.


    Ine’s boathouses are famous for their unique architecture. The bottom story stores a boat and fishing gear, while the second story comprises the living quarters. The floor of the bottom story nearly lines up with the waterline, making the houses look like they are floating on the bay and making a unique way to enter a home.
    After a fresh seafood dinner, relax in your authentic Japanese tatami room surrounded by the quiet of this seaside village.

    Night in a boat villa *Only 1 group per night
    Inclusions: Accommodations, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Private Guide, Private Car and Fees.

    Day 2 – One of the best scenic observation and relaxing sightseeing train over the bridge

    Your first stop today will be Amanohashidate. Ranked as one the 3 of major scenic spots in Japan along Miyajima and Matsushima. Amanohashidate is a pine covered sandbar located in the scenic Miyazu Bay, northern Kyoto. Its name translates to “bridge in heaven”, and it is said that the sandbar resembles a pathway connecting heaven and earth.

    Although it is possible to walk the sandbar, it is best seen from the observatory overlooking the area. 

    Next, you will ride one of Kyoto’s best scenic trains, the Akamatsu train, which runs between Amanohashidate and Nishimaizuru along the scenic Nagu coastline and across the Yuragawa Bridge. The views of the coastline are simply splendid and the journey is about 1 hour on the way. Coffee or local beer are available on the train  which makes the journey even more enjoyable.

    After this refreshing activity, you will head to the Kanabiki  waterfall.  

    With its 40 meters high and 20 meter wide, the waterfall is ranked as one of the top 100 best waterfalls in Japan. 

    Not far from the Waterfall, in a quiet village surrounded by forest, you still stop for lunch in a hidden restaurant.  Located in a thatched house, the place offers the best wild boar hot-pot  or “Botan nabe” in the area (late november to late march). Outside of the Wild boar season, the place serves delicious beef or vegetable and fish hot-pot.

    Late afternoon, you will end the tour at your accommodation in Osaka.

    Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Private Guide, Private Car and Fees.


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