UTSUKUSHI TRIP MODEL COURSE (4days)
Sendai Station ⇒ Ichinoseki Station (Hayabusa 103)
＊After arriving at Ichinoseki Station, leave your luggage to the Ichinoseki Tourism Association and check the bus and train times for Hiraizumi Ichinoseki sightseeing
Ichinoseki Tourism Association
Ichinoseki Station ⇒ Geibikei (bus)
Meal at Geibi Rest House
Boat Rides Down Geibi Gorge (90min)
Geibi Gorge ⇒ Ichinoseki Station (bus)
Stay at Ichinoseki Onsen Village (Advance reservation required for pick-up to Ichinoseki Station)
Recommended accommodation in Ichinoseki Onsen
Ichinoseki Station ⇒ Chuson-ji Temple (bus)
Visiting Chusonji Temple
Chuson-ji Temple ⇒ Ichinoseki Station (bus)
Quick lunch at Ichinoseki Station
Ichinoseki Station ⇒ Kesennuma Station (JR Ofunato Line UTSUKUSHI trip Chartered Special Train）
*If there is no chartered train, please take the JR Ofunato line at 14:17.
Kesennuma Station ⇒ Kesennuma Umi no Ichi (bus)
Kesennuma Umi no Ichi (Ice Aquarium and Shark Museum, Restaurant)
Staying near Kesennuma Port
Kesennuma Port Recommended Inn
Kesennuma Station ⇒ Kiseki-no-Ippon-Matsu (Miracle Pine) Station (bus： Ofunato line BRT)
Kiseki-no-Ippon-Matsu (Miracle Pine) : More than 70,000 pine forests were lost to the tsunami in the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011). Among them, only one remaining pine is named “Kiseki-no-Ippon-Matsu (Miracle Pine)” and has become a symbol of reconstruction.
This is the head office of Saito Confectionery, which sells “Kamome no Tamago”, a very popular souvenir from Tohoku.
Ofunato Spa Hotel ⇒ Goishi Coast Information Center (TAXI)
＊Leave your luggage at the information center, rent a bicycle at the museum, and cycle to Anatoshi Iso.
Goishi Coast is a coastline about 6 km southeast of the Suesaki Peninsula in Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, and is designated as a national “scenic spot and natural monument” and a national park.
Goishi Gorge Infomation ⇒ Rikuzentakata City Hall (TAXI)
Rikuzentakata City Hall ⇒ Sendai Station (bus: Ofunato-Sendai Line *Reservation required)
Arrive at Sendai