All year round

Enjoy walking and ‘chairing’ around the islands of Matsushima Bay


Matsushima Bay is famous as one of the three most scenic spots in Japan; it has been selected as one of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays Club and has over 300 islands that make up its beautiful scenery. On this tour, you will walk the highlights of the world-famous Michinoku Coastal Trail, a 1,000-kilometer-plus seaside trail route. This is a cultural trek to learn about the topography and vegetation of the island and feel the local way of life. Enjoy a cup of delicious coffee when you encounter the beautiful scenery.


What’s Included

What’s Included
・All transport and transfer listed in itinerary
・Some snacks, refreshments, and coffee!
・Travel insurance
・English speaking guides/ interpretation

Not included

Not Included
・Transport to/from start and end points.
・Personal expenses




Meet your guide at Hon-Shiogama Station. Transfer to the boat pier on foot (approx 10 min).

Take a boat to the first island(approx 15 mins).

We will then trek to several islands, crossing them by ferry.


JR Hon-Shiogama Station
Approx 5 hours
Min 2 pax - 8 pax
16,000 JPY
Sign-up Deadline
Booking by request for departure all season
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy:
• Cancelled more than 21 days prior to departure: Zero fees.
• Cancelled between 20 and 8 days prior to departure: 20% of the Tour Price.
• Cancelled between 7 days and 48 hours prior to departure: 30% of the Tour Price.
• Cancelled between 48 and 24 hours prior to departure :40% of the Tour Price.
• Cancelled within 24 hours of departure: 50% of the Tour Price.
• Cancelled on the day of departure: 100% of the Tour Price.
*No refunds will be given after the tour has commenced.*
Note: If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.

If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.

Bring a change of clothes and a towel. The tour will be held even if it rains. Lightweight camping chairs will be provided; a 20-liter backpack will be helpful. If you do not have one, please contact us.


Basic Plan

Price 16,000 JPY

Are you looking for a ‘deeper’ kind of travel?

At Tohoku ‘Local Secret’ Tours we can also suggest custom-made itineraries to meet your travel needs!
You want to experience what’s unique to Tohoku. You want to visit the places where the locals go; the places not listed in guidebooks! You want to meet and interact with local people. You want to take your time exploring Tohoku so you need a guide, or perhaps an English-speaking driver...
...whatever you need for your Tohoku travel, we have it covered!
Feel free to contact us with any inquiries. We will respond within two business days after receiving your message.

Book now!

16,000 JPY

Book now!