Find a Japan no one knows: Fish from the Harbor, Beautiful sea, Port
"Enjoy the morning harbor, the nature of the sea and mountains and finally a hot spring! This tour is in Isumi, a port town, 1hr 30mins from Tokyo. We will start the morning at "Ohara Market" held every Sunday. You can enjoy the lively Japanese market atmosphere. You can buy seafood and BBQ on the spot! Taste as much fresh seafood as you can!
Next, enjoy the scenery of the entire Blue Pacific Ocean, and Japanese Satoyama from the local "Isumi Railway." There is no doubt you will be breath taken by the scenery.
Finally, a dark black hot spring in the next town. Why don't you experience the ultimate healing journey in Isumi?
・Isumi City is located in Chiba Prefecture where Narita airport is located and 1hr 30mins by train from Tokyo. You will see an authentic port in the city. You can feel the countryside as if you were on an island off Tokyo.
・There are many fishing boats by the port, and the sea is a beautiful blue. This tour will surely satisfy photographers and Instagrammers who want to capture a not so typical Japan.
・Ohara Fishing Port Morning Market: Fresh seafood, vegetables, and food from Isumi all gathered in Ohara fishing port. Not only is it delicious but also a reasonable price. You can see the liveliness of a Japanese port but you can also taste seafood purchased BBQ on the spot.
・Obamahachiman Shrine: The view from the shrine on the hilltop is superb! The atmosphere is like a resort, ocean view, and blue sky. This is the No.1 scenic spot of the town, where you can also admire the many boats and lighthouses in the harbor.
・Ganko Oyaji: Observe how Ohara's specialty, 'Himono' (dried fish) is made. You can see the fish being carefully dried by human hands. Each store has a different seasoning and unique types.
・Hiariura Beach: It is a blue and beautiful southern coast. It is popular in the summer for people who enjoy swimming and surfing on the beach. Enjoy the blue sky and blue sea!
・Isumi Railway: A one-man yellow train and enjoy the mountain scenery. In spring the cherry blossoms are full of bloom. Many people come to visit, just to take a ride on this train.
・Onjuku no yu (Spa Kuahouse): It is a natural hot spring with slimy black water. You can try 7 types of hot springs. Although it's not a tourist destination, there's a great unique spa experience!
・Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot.
・Tour finishing point is different from to tour starting point. Please consult the guide if you would like to change your finishing point.
・Lunch (dinner) spot is included. There are seafood and other various food in the morning market, so for those not too keen on seafood don' worry!
・Please note spots will be changed if temporarily closed.
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
JR Ohara Station Exit
【Directions to Ohara Station】
・Take Keiyo Line/Sotobosen line from Tokyo Station (approx. 1.5 hrs). If you use the Wakashio Express, travel time is approximately 80 mins"