Taking advantage of the unique capabilities of the British made Brompton folding bicycle, AWA-RE offers unique tours, which showcase the charm and beauty of the island of Shikoku. Local guides will bring you deep into the heart of Shikoku, to experience true Japan. Tours depart from JR Shikoku stations, such as Awa-Ikeda, Sadamitsu, Handa, and Anabuki Stations, all positioned along the Yoshino River, in Tokushima Prefecture. By utilizing the unparalleled compact size of a folded Brompton Bicycle it is possible to combine public transportation, such as trains and buses, to provide a unique cycling tour experience. Due to the nature of the Brompton folding bicycle, and the tours routes themselves, great physical strength and endurance are not required.
• 4 hours
Come visit the Yusuhara area of Kochi Prefecture, known for it's natural resources that is used to build the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. You will be experiencing Japanese paper making, Learn about Yusuhara and its connection to the Olympics, cycling along the Shimanto River (Known as the last clear stream of Japan), and visiting the known Kurogane workshop (Cutlery blacksmithing workshop). You will be surrounded by the beautiful nature, and the local people will make you feel welcomed. Yusuhara known as the town that is above the clouds, due to the northern area is over 1400m tall. 91% of this town is covered with trees, the wood from the trees are considered high quality that Kengo Kuma, a famous Japanese architecture, designs many home with the resources from the woods in Yusuhara. Kengo Kuma is also in charge of building the stadium that is used for the 2020 Olympic, using the woods from Yusuhara as the main structure base.
• 2 days
With this tour you will be able to stay at traditional Japanese house with over 250 years of history and also explore a Japanese paper making workshop. When you enter your stay you will notice immediately the traditional vibes. You will see a huge Irori (old fashioned Japanese sunken hearth) a samurai armor, Goemonburo (metal bathtub heated from beneath, that was used in Japanese home), and a Iwafuro (Rock bath). During your stay you will experience the great natural beauty, and experience living like the olden times of Japan. For dinner, you will gather around the Irori, where you can enjoy cooking the fresh seasonal ingredients with the hostesses. Lastly you will be able to visit the workplace of where they make Japanese paper. You will be able to take part in the paper making process and also learn about the traditional technique of the Tosa Japanese paper making!
• 2 days
Miyajima is an island and a world cultural heritage site that has been a hotspot of faith since ancient times. On this walking tour, a local will guide you to Miyajima's highest mountain and Itsukushima Shrine. Itsukushima Shrine is listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its red "floating" gate. Another highlight of the tour is hiking Miyajima's highest mountain - Mt. Misen (altitude 535 m). Enjoy the nature and mesmerizing view when you arrive at the summit!
• 6 hours
How about experiencing traditional Japanese craft culture through "Kaji"? In a contemporary society that emphasizes digital networks, analog techniques such as smithing technology's "Handicraft" and "Intuition" have become far from everyday life. This activity will offer you the opportunity to make a Japanese-style knife in the atelier of a master blacksmith.
• 8 hours
Hello! AIDAAvita Passengers .Skip the line ! Book a Private Tour!You are met at side of the ship with "Viator"sign and pager board of Your Name..The tours are customized to suit the arrival and departure schedule of your ship to ensure you have a worry free Shore Excursion. We ensure your timely return after the tour.Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience.Tours. 1. AIDAbella Exclusive Cochin Backwater and Chinese Nets.Nov. 16. 2018. Tour start at 09.00Mar. 22.2019. Tour start at 09.002. AIDAbella Glimpses of Cochin Nov. 16. 2018. Tour start at 09,30Mar.22.2018. Tour start at 09.303. Aidabella Cochin and Fishing Harbor Nov. 16. 2018 Tour start at 09.00Mar.22 2018 Tour start at 09.00.
• 8 hours
Hello! Cruisers!Skip the line ! Book a Private Tour!You are met at side of the ship with Viator sign and pager board of Your Name..Itineraries are so customized to meet your ship’s arrival and departure schedule.Flexible Itinerary, comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and travelling sustainably. (your dollars are going back where it counts!)1 Harbor Cruise with Kochi city Boat ride to fishing villages.Jewish town & synagogue. break for tea/shopping, Dutch Palace, St. Francis, Chinese Fishing Nets, 2 Shore of Kochi Attractions. 6 hours. Jew town, synagogue, break for tea/shopping, Dutch Palace, St. Francis, Chinese Fishing Nets, 3 Backwater Houseboat. 8 hours. Overland drive to Backwater region. Cruise in the backwaters. Buffet Lunch on board houseboat while cruising. Plus orientation tour of Fort Kochi on the way back.
• 8 hours
Hello! Passengers .Skip the Line ! Book a Private Tour!You are met at the ship with pager board of Your Name. Or at the lobby of your hotelFlexible Itinerary, comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and travelling sustainably. Customized to meet your ship’s arrival and departure schedule.Sea Food and Tour of KochiKathakali and Tour of KochiCochin City Like a Native.Jewish Heritage of Cochin The tour will visit all popular tourist attractions in Kochi, Fort Kochi and Jew Town. Chinese fishing nets. St. Francis church (Vasco de Gama fame), Dutch Palace, Jewish Town and ancient synagogues at Paravoor, Chendamangalam, A much relaxed tour includes time for Fresh sea Food in a boutique hotel / Kathakali Dance in an A/C. theater.
• 8 hours
Hello! Namaste! Travelers.Skip the Line ! Book a Private Tour! Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience.You are met by the side of the ship with "Viator"sign and pager board with Your Name..Itineraries are so customized to meet your ship’s arrival and departure schedule.Two different tours for you to choose!1 Cochin Over View. Attractions in Fort Kochi and Jew Town like Synagogue, Chinese fishing Nets, St. Francis Church ( where is the first tomb of Vasco de Gama ) Dutch Palace.Time for tea in a boutique restaurant at spice market in a fish specialty restaurant / hunt for gifts in Jew town2 Backwater & Houseboat Tour. 21. Nov.2018 commences at 13 hrs.Backwaters cruise in a traditional houseboat, dinner at beach restaurant.3.Cochin Shore Excursion with a classical dance of Kerala. Nov.21.18
• 8 hours
Hello! "Oceania Insignia " Passengers .Skip the Line ! Book a Private Tour! You are met at the ship with "Viator"sign and pager board of Your Name..Comfortable transportation, entertaining and enriching travel experience, and travelling sustainably. ( your dollars are going back where it counts!) Different tours for you to choose! 1.Kochi City Discovery 6 hours on May 6,2019 2.Koch City & Backwaters 8 hrs. April 20,20203.Kochi City Discovery 6 hrs.April 20, 20204.Cochin City & Backwaters. 8 hrs.May 6, 2019Fort Kochi, Jew Town, Synagogue, Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis Church, Dutch Palace.Sit for tea in a boutique restaurant at spice market /lunch in a fish specialty restaurant/shopping in Jew town Backwater ride in houseboat, lunch at beach.
• 8 hours