There are plenty of activities where you can enjoy the local nature, including the sea, mountains, rivers and lakes. You can freely select them depending on your goal, physical capacity, age, or whether you are an individual or a group.
One of the best things about outdoor sports tourism is that you can encounter stunning scenery that you cannot see in normal sightseeing. Find your own favorite spot.
Local delicacies that you can enjoy in that region are recommended for your meal. Take-out gourmet food is worth checking out. Eating at a spot with a wonderful view will give your trip something extra.
Ehime Prefecture has more than enough attractions, including the world-famous Shimanami Kaido cycling road, which connects the Setouchi islands, activities taking advantage of the nature such as the sea, mountains, forests, food, hot springs, arts, and historical cultural heritage.
Since it focuses on cycling as a favorite of Japan, various cycling courses are offered that anyone from beginners to the experienced can enjoy. Enjoy a special experience on the Shimanami Kaido, Ehime!
San’in Kaigan Geopark is a vast area extending across Kyoto Prefecture (Kyotango City),Hyogo Prefecture (Toyooka City, Kamicho, Shinonsencho), Tottori Prefecture (Iwamicho, Tottori City). Impressive sights such as strangely shaped rocks, caves, and precipitous cliffs can be seen. Individual hikers and family hikers can enjoy the walk in the area having a total length of 230.9 km (27 routes). You can walk while enjoying the landscapes of the San’in Kaigan UNESCO Global Geopark featuring its varied scenery that you can never tire of. With these routes, you can fully enjoy not only the rich nature but also the original landscapes along the Japan Sea coastal area such as the scenery, history and culture of fishing villages nurtured by the Japan Sea.
This is a project where you can cycle around Japan while feeling the uniqueness of the local area. A wide range of contents are offered, including one-day cycling events and race events, guided cycling where you will be escorted by experienced cycling guides, as well as a period-distributed cycling campaign, which utilizes smartphone apps so that not too many people will gather at the same time to feel safe during the coronavirus crisis, and cycle rogaining, in which you freely cycle around the area without a fixed route. The goal is to have fun.
Enjoy the water sports experience in the crystal-clear river at the base of Mount Tanigawa
In this tour, you will feel closely in touch with the traditional lifestyle of satoyama (traditional Japanese rural landscape) in Hida with the help of an experienced guide
There are lots of golf courses which boast a stunning landscape. You can also take in Ise Jingu and Matsuzaka beef to further enjoy your trip
Anyone from beginners to botanical experts can be satisfied with this Yakushima tour. Japanese and English language services available
Experience 17 kinds of activities, including paragliding, hot-air ballooning, and yoga in the sky while commanding a stunning view of Aso
Going down the clear stream of Shimanto River in a rubber raft for about two hours. You will also go under the “chinkabashi” bridges (bridges submerged under water during a flood)