Thirteen years later,
What is “Shikahachi”?
The “Tour de East Japan Kashima to Hachinohe 800km” started in 2014 and is nicknamed “Shikahachi”. Starting from Kashima Jingu Shrine in Kashima City, Ibaraki Prefecture, the riders cycle a total of 800km to Kabushima Shrine in Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, and Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture, over a period of seven days.
It has been thirteen years since the devastating earthquake. With a renewed desire to keep its memories alive, we promise to provide a different kind of cycling experience – through a safe and easy route, along with detailed support and supervision from Okumusashi Bike Tours. It is sure to be a cycling trip you will remember for a lifetime.
“Shikahachi” is about to start…
“Special offer for international travelers”
• TripDuration – 9days
• Accommodation – Single bedroom for 8nights
• Meals – 8 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
• Transport – Shinkansen ticket back to Tokyo from Hachinohe, Airport pick-up service if you need.
• Price – ¥300000
SHIKAHACHI “Omakase” Plan follows the route of the guided tour. Although the total distance does not reach 800 km, the guide will carefully choose the route to ensure that you can ride the tour safely and without strain.
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Bicycle Journey in Memory of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Apr 28 (Sun) Stage 1 “Kashima – Hitachi” Kitaura Lake and Fishing Ports Long Ride
Apr 29 (Mon) Stage 2 “Hitachi – Tomioka” Iwaki Nanahama Kaido Long Ride
Apr 30 (Tue) Stage 3 “Tomioka – Ishinomaki” Land of Reconstruction Century Ride
May 1 (Mon) Stage 4 “Ishinomaki – Kesennuma” Kitakami River Long Ride
May 2 (Thu) Stage 5 “Kesennuma – Kamaishi” Old Mountain Road Long Ride
May 3 (Fri) Stage 6 “Kamaishi – Kuji” Rias Coast Century Ride
May 4 (Sat) Stage 7 “Kuji – Hachinohe” Plateau and Ocean Parade Ride
If you just understand that you will not be guided, you can ride based on the digital data we will provide you in advance.
Yes, of course. Please let us know in the comments section of your application. We will provide you with a new estimate after hearing your wishes.
Yes, please let us know your request in the comments section of your application as soon as possible, as the size and number of bicycles are limited.
Yes, please let us know in the comments section of your application. We will provide you with a new estimate after hearing your wishes.
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Shikahachi Executive Committee
Shigeru Okada (CEO, OZ Project, Inc)
Okumusashi Bike Tours（Galapagos, Inc.）
646-1, Iwadono, Higashimatsuyama, Saitama
Kashima City, Hachinohe City