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Sado Island Walking Tour

Hotel Appi Grand

Sado is the largest island in the Sea of Japan and shaped like an "S" or "Z," with the Osado Mountains, including Kinpokusan of 1,172 metres to the north, the Kosado Mountains including Ojiyama of 645 metres to the south, and the widespread Kuninaka Plain between the two mountain ranges.

Early summer in Sado features the amur daylily (tobishima kanzo).

Package Details


AUD2,480 per person, twin share


02 June 2019 (Sun) to 07 June 2019 (Fri)

Price inclusions and exclusions


  • 5 Nights Accommodation
  • All of transfers in the island
  • 5 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
  • English Speaking Assistance
  • JR East pass (Covers train trips between Tokyo and Niigata)
  • Return Ferry ticket between Niigata and Sado Island
  • Luggage transfer from Aikawa to Futatsugame


  • Lunches
  • Drinks during Dinner
  • Air ticket to/from Tokyo


  1. Fishing Village, Shukunegi
  2. Old Samurai town, Aikawa
  3. Osado Mountain trekking
  4. Osado Natural Cedar Forest Walk
  5. Yellow Amur Daylilies

Walk details

  • Grading: Moderate, 3 hours to 8 hours per day on flat paths, rural back roads and mountain trails with some moderate climbs
  • Distance: Between 5km and 14km per day
  • Weather: Average temperature is 17 degrees (Highest 23, Lowest 13 degrees), but much colder in the mountain


Day 1: 02 June (Sun)
Meet with our English speaking assistance at Tokyo Station and exchange your JR East pass.
We will take a bullet train from Tokyo to Joetsu Myoko station. (2 hours)
And change to shuttle bus from Joetsu Myoko station to Naoetsu Port (30 min)
Then take a ferry to Ogi Port, Sado Island (1 hour 40 min)
Private transfer from the port to our accommodation
Stay in Shukunegi area
Day 2: 03 June (Mon)
Walk around Fishing Village, Shukunegi area (1.5 km, 3 hours) in the morning
Walk around Old Samurai village, Aikawa area (4 km, 3 hours) in the afternoon
Stay in Aikawa area
Day 3: 04 June (Tue)
Private transfer to Sotokaifu center
Natural Cedar Forest Trekking (10 km, 8 hours)
Stay in Akikawa area
Day 4: 05 June (Wed)
Luggage transfer to the hotel in Futatsugame (Day 6)
Private transfer to Hakuundai and walk to Donden Sanso (13.6 km, 8 hours)
Stay in Donden Sanso
Day 5: 06 June (Thu)
Private transfer to Futatsugame
Walk to Onokame to see Yellow Amur Daylilies (6 km return, 2 hours return)
Stay in Futatsugame area
Day 6: 07 June (Fri)
Private transfer to Ryotsu Port
Jet Ferry to Niigata Port (65 min)
Bullet train from Niigata to Tokyo (130 min)


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Contact Us

  • +61 2 9264 7384
  • info@japanpackage.com.au
  • c/o Books Kinokuniya,
    Level 2 The Galeries,
    500 George Street, Sydney,
    New South Wales, Australia, 2000
  • Mon-Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
    Sat: 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday: close

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