11 days
Activity Level

Adventure Tour in Hokkaido & Amami Oshima

Experience rare nature and unique island culture through activities.
After experiencing touch with indigenous culture in Hokkaido, embark on a 7 night, 8 day adventure starting in Kagoshima, exploring both the northern and southern parts of Amami Oshima.
Experience Satsuma culture and hot springs on the mainland of Kagoshima, before immersing yourself in Amami Oshima’s culture and unique traditional industries, including Oshima Tsumugi, one of the world's three major textiles, and Brown Sugar Shochu Liquor both exclusive to Amami Oshima. Connect with the locals through traditional Shimauta songs and Hachigatsu Odori dancing.
Look forward to outdoor activities such as cycling, kayaking, and trekking in Amami Island’s truly unique natural setting. Some areas are also part of the Amami World Heritage Trail. Experience the rare ecosystems and inhabitants that thrive in their own forests and seas, and gain a new perspective on the world.


No. e000011 Adventure Tour in Hokkaido & Amami Oshima

Length 11 days
Price From JPY780,000 per person
Season All year
Group size Minimum: 2 Maximum: 8
Activity level 2*★★☆☆☆
Meeting point New Chitose Airport
Access Please meet your guide at New Chitose Airport.
Price includes
  • Accommodations as per itinerary
  • English speaking Guide
  • Meals (9x breakfast, 9x lunch, 10x dinner)
  • Private vehicle with driver as per itinerary
  • All activities participation fees as mentioned itinerary
  • Domestic airfares within Japan
  • Taxes (10% Consumption Tax)
  • Insurance provided by the operator
  • Admission Fees
Notes [Not included in the price]
・Personal expenses
[Other matters]
・Please inform us specifically if you have any allergies.

Arriving at New Chitose Airport, you will take a private car to Nibutani, where many Ainu people, the indigenous people of Hokkaido, live.
Accom : Biratori Onsen Yukara ( Biratori )
Meals Included: Dinner

A day in Nibutani to experience Ainu culture. Discover about the Ainu culture at the Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum and enjoy a lunch of traditional cuisine based on Ainu culture. In the afternoon, we will visit local artisans who have passed down traditional Ainu crafts to the present generation.
Accom : Biratori Onsen Yukara ( Biratori )
All Meals Included

Leave Hokkaido on a morning flight for Kagoshima.
All Meals Included

The first stop on your trip is Sengan-en in Kagoshima city. This stately home and traditional garden belonged to the powerful Shimadzu clan, offering a breathtaking view of the active volcano Sakurajima. Explore the expansive house and gardens to get a true feel of how a feudal lord lived.
Afterwards, visit Kirishima Shrine, designated as a national treasure and important cultural property, to experience the sacred atmosphere that surrounds this revered site.
Accom : Sakurasakura Onsen Kirishima )
Meals Included: Lunch & Dinner

Day5 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
Transfer to Amami Oshima by plane. Meet your tour guide and hop on an e-bike for a scenic 5.6 km ride from Amami Airport to Cape Ayamaru exploring the forest and coast of the Kasari area.
Enjoy lunch at a popular local bakery while taking in the scenery.
Accom : Amami Resort Bashayamamura
All Meals Included

Day6 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
Enjoy kayaking in the mangroves, where you’ll gain insights into water flow from the mountains and the ecological cycle within the mangroves. Following dinner at the inn, take a captivating night tour. Cruise slowly along forest roads, keeping an eye out for rare plants and elusive nocturnal creatures like the Amami rabbit.
Accom : Kaiunnosato Yakeuchinoyado
All Meals Included

Day7 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
Let's walk through the dense rainforest at the base of Mt. Yuwandake, the highest peak on Amami Oshima. The impressive cluster of large epiphytic ferns called Shima otaniwatari are a spectacular sight. Let nature reset your mind Afterwards, we head towards Kakeromajima Island by marine taxi.
Enjoy your own time in this secluded area with a small population and untouched nature of Amami.
Accom : Marine Blue Kakeroma
All Meals Included

Day8 KAGOSHIMA [Kakeromajima Island]
There is a beautiful beach called Surihama right in front of your hotel. Enjoy a full day of your favorite activities such as sea kayaking, SUP, snorkeling, and diving.
After lunch, explore Saneku Beach with its panoramic views and vibrant coral reefs.
The water displays beautiful Saneku blue shades, creating a perfect setting for a leisurely stroll along the shore, flanked by coral rock walls.
Accom : Marine Blue Kakeroma
All Meals Included

Day9 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
Explore the traditional industry at Nishida Sugar, where they craft pure brown sugar using high-sugar sugar cane harvested from Kakeromajima Island. Upon returning to the main island of Amami Oshima, visit Nishihira Distillery, producer of Brown Sugar Shochu. Only distilleries in the Amami Islands of Japan are authorized to produce this liquor. After a factory tour, enjoy Shimauta (traditional island music) live with a drink in hand.
Accom : Auberge Tebiro 1732
All Meals Included

Day10 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
A day to learn about and experience Amami Oshima Tsumugi. Oshima Tsumugimura is a natural garden surrounded by subtropical vegetation where you can learn the processes of how Oshima Tsumugi is produced from white silk thread. After understanding the intricate processes, experience Mud Dyeing at higosenshoku.
On your final night, enjoy the island's traditional celebratory dance called Hachigatsu Odori with the locals.
Accom : Auberge Tebiro 1732
All Meals Included

Day11 KAGOSHIMA [Amami Oshima]
After breakfast, we will drive to Amami airport by a private car and disband.
Meals Included: Breakfast