Exclusive Activities, Food, and Sightseeing!!
Includes Ofunato Sanpo points, which can be used to buy souvenirs and eateries!
“A Journey to Fall in Love. Ofunato” is a packaged tour where you will be able to experience the best of Sanriku, Ofunato..
Here in Ofunato, there is a history where the people came together to create a stronger community to overcome the Great Eastern Earthquake Disaster.
This tour will show you the full extent of Ofunato’s charms without a doubt!
＊All participants will be gifted 2000points via “Ofunato Sampo” App. (2000 yen worth)
We kindly ask you to answer our survey once tour has ended.
10:40 【Start】Kyassen Ofunato Community Space
10:40 ~ 11:00 【Tour Guidance, Ofunato Sanpo App Explanation】
11:00 ~ 12:30 【Disaster Prevention x Tourism Adventure Game, “That Day” 】
12:30 ~ 14:50 【Regroup, Lunch(individually), Relocate】Personal Car, Taxi, BRT
＊Personal Car, Taxi, BRT (Ofunato Station @15:01 → Sakari Station @15:07)
15:10 【Regroup】Sanriku Railway, Sakari Station
15:20 【Sanriku Railway (for Miyako) Experience】 (Sakari Station @15:20 → Sanriku Station @15:46)
15:46 ~ 16:12 【Sanriku Station Sightseeing】
16:12 【Sanriku Railway (for Sakari) Experience】(Sanriku Station @16:12 → Sakari Station @16:35)
16:35 【Tour End】Sanriku Railway, Sakari Station
Once the tour has ended and you have checked into your hotels, you are free to go explore the souvenir shops or enjoy Ofunato exclusive specialties at the restaurants within the city!
Next day after breakfast, use this time to visit any spot that has caught your interest! For any recommendations within Ofunato, do not hesitate to ask the tour conductor during the tour.
【① Disaster Prevention x Tourism Adventure Game “That Day”】
Find the QR Boxes hidden within Kyassen Ofunato Area. After collecting the designated number of “Wisdom to Live,” aim for the evacuation point set as the finish line of this Adventure Game.
Explore the reconstructed town with a smartphone in hand.
Relive “That Day” to experience the meaning of “living,” and truly experience the value of “life.”
【② Lunch in Ofunato♪】
In addition to areas within Kyassen Ofunato, you are free to have lunch at any eatery within Ofunato! Various kinds of eateries are available, including eateries which provide Ofunato exclusive specilaties.
Kindly ask the tour guide for recomendations.
Don’t forget to use the Ofunato Sampo points that will be distributed to each person taking this tour. (detail listed in ④.)
【③ Sanriku Railway Experience, Tour Spot Guidance】
A fully reserved roundtrip experience of the Sanriku Railway. (Sakari Station to Sanriku Station)
Includes a small stop at the famous Koishihama Station which holds a miniature shrine within the waiting room, decorated with Scallop Shell Ema. (Ema are wooden plaques with individual prayers and wishes written on them, later to be retreived by the spirits.)
Sanriku Station is an ocean-side station with an open view of the Okirai area. We will stop at this staion for a short while so that you can take a walk within the area. Spots such as a hiker’s lodge for those trekking the Michinoku Coastal Trail is also located here.
【④ Enjoy Sightseeing within Ofunato using Ofunato Sampo】
After the explanation of the Ofunato Sampo App, each participant of the tour will be gifted 4,000 points. These points can be utilized in multiple eateries and souvenir shops within the city!
There are many ways to enjoy Ofunato after the tour. You can taste the high quality seafoods prided by the people, enjoy the glamorus natural view, and even interact with the locals.
The points can be used during the lunch period, in the evening after the tour, the night of the tour, or even the next day! Enjoy using the Ofunato Sampo App!!
【⑤ Go on an Adventure to See the Tour Spot that Best Fits You】
In addition to mainstream tourist spots listed within the guidebooks, the tour guide can introduce you to spots only the locals know or a unique place that best fits you♪
Kindly apply for this tour via online application form.
If you are applying for a day trip, please enter the date of participation in the remarks column.
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(Please include the date you wish to participate in the remarks column)
|Tour title||A Journey to Fall in Love. Ofunato|
|Destination||Iwate Prefecture 【Kyassen Ofunato ~ Ofunato City ~ Sanriku Railway】|
|Date||September ~ December (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Friday)|
|Pricing||Day-Trip(only): 2,200yen per person (incl. tax) *Pricing including hotel are available in respective links below.|
|Tour Availability Date||Sep: 8th, 15th, 22nd Oct: 13th, 20th, 27th Nov: 10th, 17th, 24th Dec: 8th, 15th, 22nd|
|Minimum Number of Participants||2 people|
|Maximum Number of Participants||15 people|
|Application Deadline||17:00 of the previous day|
|Cancellation||If the tour is canceled due to the customer's convenience, we will follow our cancellation policy. (In the case where an aligned hotel reservation is involved, we will abide to that hotel's cancellation policy.)|
|Tour's Point of Contact||Iwate Kaihatsu Sangyo Co., Ltd., Sanriku Tours Hiroki Ogiwara Tel: (081)0192-27-1114 Cell: 090-9033-8669 Email: email@example.com|
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