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 you’ll also want to see other parts of Japan. Here then, are some of the potential routes you could take to get to Shikoku:

  1. The classic (2 weeks)
    Tokyo – Kyoto – Hiroshima – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Matsuyama – boat to Hiroshima – Tokyo
  2. The explorer (2-3 weeks)
    Tokyo – Kyoto – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Matsuyama – rent a car and explore the Iya Valley or Kochi beaches – back to civilisation – Tokyo
  3. The islander (2-3 weeks)
    Tokyo – Kyoto – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Matsuyama – Yawatahama – boat to Beppu – Kyushu – Tokyo
  4. The Sailor (1-2 weeks)
    Tokyo – Osaka – Boat to Ehime – Matsuyama – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Onomichi – Hiroshima – Kyoto – Tokyo
  5. The rural adventurer (2-3 weeks)
    Tokyo – Koyasan in Wakayama – Boat to Tokushima – Iya Valley – Matsuyama – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Onomichi – Shimane and the San-in coast – Kyoto – Ishikawa – Tokyo
  6. The bather (2-3 weeks)
    Tokyo – Kawaguchigo to see Fuji – Arima onsen near Kobe – Matsuyama – boat to Beppu – Kurokawa and Mt. Aso – Sand baths of Ibusuki – Kyoto – Tokyo.
  7. The Shikoku addict (2-3 weeks)
    Tokyo – Okayama – Boat from Uno to Naoshima – See the art on Naoshima – Boat to Takamatsu – Iya valley – Beaches of Kochi (the Ashizuri Penisula) – Matsuyama – Ohenro Tour – Shimanami Kaido Cycling Tour – Onomichi – Kyoto – Tokyo

We want you to have the best time in Japan, so if you have any specific questions on what to do, where to go, and where to stay when you get there, please get in touch here(English only) or leave a comment!