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Tips, Places, and Stories From Our Travels of Shikoku

Video of the Shimanami Area

Miho and I would love to show you a video of our most popular tour, Cycling the Shimanami Kaido. We've been to the islands hundreds of times, always with our camera in hand; but, whenever we get there, we get carried away riding our bikes, chatting to the owner of a...

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Day Trip to Iya Valley

Join us for a day trip to Iya Valley, Tokushima Download flyers for this tour in English and Japanese. Highlights: Making soba noodles with locals then eating lunch together. The famous kazurabashi – vine bridges 14 metres in the air. Forest Adventure – traverse the...

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Cheap Air Travel around Japan

Not to be missed! There are two main ways to get cheap airfares to Shikoku (and to other parts of Japan). First, use a low-cost carrier like JetStar. Book early enough and you can find great deals. For example, we've found flights for from Narita to Matsuyama for as...

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New Tour!

Sea Kayak and Cycling on the Shimanami Kaido The Shimanami Kaido is a 70km road stretching from Onomichi on Honshu to Imabari on Shikoku. It's one of the most beautiful cycling routes in the world. But the view from the water is also spectacular! Here we introduce a 3...

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GoTo Travel Campaign

Really happy to report that Hidden Japan Travel have been chosen for the GoTo Travel Campaign. This means we can offer a 35% discount on two tours - Cycle the Shimanami Kaido and Matsuyama Food and Culture. Watch also for future taxi and cycling tours. Please get in...

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Sustainable Travel – HJT Webinar

Miho and I were really happy to be invited to participate in an interview about sustainable travel. Good travel is something we are passionate about...we think it's positively transformative for guests and locals alike! We also believe that we have a responsibility to...

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How to get to Shikoku

Shikoku is the least visited island in Japan. Even though it is amazingly beautiful, very few people make the journey to see us...this makes us sad! We're trying to change that by having exciting tours and while we'd love you to spend all you holiday with us, we know...

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Testimonials for Shimanami Cycling Tour

This page will be updated when reviews come in. All testimonials taken from TripAdvisor. Janinechina14 June 19 2019 5/5 Shimanami Kaido A friend of mine told me they had done a great tour with Miho in Matsuyama so I looked at the website and saw that they also offered...

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