~ Back-to-basics with Mother Earth ~

Place: Tokura District

Cycling along the southern rias coast to the mystic

“cape divided by god” Kamiwarisaki, escape to its healing power

and camp under the stars. In the morning, rise and shine to

enjoy the sun rise between the rocks, and venture out to experience

first-hand Japanese fishery to learn about the ocean and its message.

This is a long distance cycling plan.

Day 1 ― Cycling

1. Arrive at Shizugawa Station

Welcome to Minamisanriku!

Shizugawa Station is where the JR Bus Rapid Transit stops, as well as Miyakoh Highway Bus from Sendai. 

2. Sun Sun Shopping Village

Head across the street diagonally from the crossing by Seven Eleven to Sun Sun Shopping Village.

Restaurants and vendors await if you’re looking for a quick break or light snack before we get started!


3. Rent-a-cycle

Head over to the Information Deskinside Sun Sun Shopping Village and get riding. 

Mountain bike to the wild side, or electric bike for an easy ride.


4. Lunch

Lunch at the Sun Sun Shopping Village or nearby restaurant would be a good choice.

Click here for a list of Minamisanriku restaurants.

5. Coast cycling

Cycle along the rias coast and escape to the healing power of Kamiwarisaki, the “cape divided by God” (1-1.5 hours).

6. Camping on a cliff over the ocean

Get down-to-earth and enjoy camping and star-gazing at Kamiwarisaki Camp Field.

Day 2 ― Cycling

7. Kamiwarisaki sunrise

Rise and shine to enjoy the mystical sun rise from between the two rocks. 

8. Fishery experience & BBQ

Venture out on a fishery experience and seafood BBQ lunch at the wharf with local fishermen.


9. Ocean-view hot spring

Wash away your worries in one of the best view hot springs around at Hotel Kanyo.

10. Farewell

Return bikes at Sun Sun Shopping Village and catch the bus from Shizugawa Station.

Thank you for coming, and see you again!