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2 Days Yusuhara Activities and Cycling along Shimanto River in Kochi



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 Yusahara 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.

About Yusuhara
Also called 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.

Tour Highlight
- Japanese paper making experience
- Exploration of the Yusuhara area with Rogier
- Cycling along the Shimanto River
- Tour of Kurogane workshop from craftsman

Price per person:
1 person: 91,250 yen
2 persons: 55,650 yen
3 persons: 45,150 yen
4 persons: 43,900 yen
5 persons: 39,500 yen

The cycling is about 36km, if this seems difficult we can arrange a car to follow you while your riding. If anytime you want to retire the cycling, you can ride the rest of the way with the car.
Cost: 25,000 yen per group

For the detailed itinerary please see below.

Tour Detail

Tour Style

Private tour
This is a self dependent tour -
There will not be a guide with you at all times
However there will be english speaking staffs who will show you the way

Group Size

Min. 1
Max. 8


Start Time: Around 11AM
HOWEVER - Depends on the meeting point which will be discussed with you
Approximately 2 Days

Meeting Point

Meeting place: Yusuhara area, further detail will be sent to you.


Operating Days

Everyday except for Tuesday

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
You will have to make your way Yusahara (Details of directions will be sent to you)
*Make sure to have your lunch before coming
ーThere will be a staff waiting who will meet you at Yusaharaー
12:00-14:30 Japanese paper making experience and tour at Kamikoya Workshop
15:00-16:00 Yusuhara Tour (Hear stories of the famous Kengo Kuma, there will be also rest time at a cafe)
ーTaxi to your hotelー
17:00 Check in at Hotel Seira Shimanto (1 Night Dinner and Breakfast included)
Day 2
9:00AM Checkout -Self Cycling tour- (You will be given a map)
10:30AM-12:00PM Kurogane Cutlery Workshop tour
12:30-13:30PM Local cuisine for Lunch at Shaenjiri
3:30PM Return the rental bicycle at Nakamura Station (Self tour finished)

What's Included

- Japanese paper making workshop fee
- Yusuhara tour section guide fee
- Day 1 taxi fee to paper making studio and hotel
- Hotel fee(1 night Breakfast and Dinner incl.)
- Rental Bicycle fee
- Cutlerly Workshop fee

What's not Included

-Transportation fee to the meeting point
-Transportation fee back after the tour ended
-Day 2 Lunch fee

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
Reservations may be cancelled without a charge up to 7 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 6 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- Between 6 days and 3 day: 50% of the program charge
- 2 day before or no show: 100% of the program charge