Northern Kyoto Prefecture: Amanohashidate, Ine & Miyama (from Osaka)

Day Trips & Excursions in Osaka

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Explore the highlights of northern Kyoto prefecture conveniently by bus, an area difficult for travellers to get to independently. Avoid the hassle of making your own travel and reservation arrangements which would undoubtedly cost more. Escape the crowded streets of central Kyoto and visit three leading attractions in the north all in one day. An English speaking member of staff accompanies the trip and is on hand to help.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Namba City, Naniwa, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, KinkiMeet your tour conductor at Group Bus Check-in CounterJR Namba Station OCAT Building (Ground Floor). The tour conductor will take you to the confortable tour bus and your exciting day tirp will begin.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Amanohashidate, Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiTake a monorail or chairlift to an elevated viewing point to see the pine-covered sandbar, known as one of Japan's Three Scenic Views. The area is affectionately known as 'Kyoto by the Sea.'Duration: 50 minutesStop At: (株)橋立大丸Enjoy an all-you-can-eat seafood lunch at a restaurant nearby Amanohashidate.Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Ine no Funaya, Ine-cho, Yosa-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiThe coastal town of Ine is famous for its traditional wooden boathouses called 'funaya' that line next to each other along the bay. Take a short boat ride to see the dwellings up close.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kayabuki-no-sato Kitamura, Nantan, Kyoto Prefecture, KinkiVisit Miyama, a mountainous region famous for its traditional thatched roof farmhouse villages called 'kayabuki'. Villagers still inhabit these old houses, so get a real sense of what rural life is like in Japan.Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Namba City, Naniwa, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, KinkiThe tour bus will come back and stop nearby JR Namba Station between 18:30 and 19:30.Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Transportation by coach
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • English or Chinese speaking tour conductor/staff
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Cruise ride
  • Monorail or chairlift ride in Amanohashidate
  • Entry/Admission - Amanohashidate
  • Entry/Admission - (株)橋立大丸
  • Entry/Admission - Ine no Funaya
  • Entry/Admission - Kayabuki-no-sato Kitamura

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter


  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Lunch included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city