5 Days Tour of Seto Inland Sea region: Okayama & Uchiko (Ehime)
Tour Route: Okayama – Uchiko
Day 1: Okayama
Bizen pottery village in southeastern Okayama has a history of more than 1,000 years. Bizen-yaki is one of the six types of ancient Japanese pottery styles, and uses neither glazing nor painting.
Easy access: only one hour by Shinkansen, bullet train from Osaka or Hiroshima, and one hour by regular train from Shikoku Island.
Uno Port is an important arrival and departure point on such routes as to Naoshima Island with its Chichu Art Museum, Teshima and the Teshima Art Museum, and to many other small islands.
Day 2: free time in Okayama
Enjoy a day tour of islands from Uno Port or Kurashiki!
Day 3: Uchiko (Ehime)
You can stroll the 600 meter long street with fine white and yellowish walled merchants’ homes and warehouses for a feeling back to its good old days.
Meals: breakfast & dinner either at the staying place, or cooked by local women.
Day 4: Uchiko (Ehime)
Enjoy a day trip to Ozu, Matsuyama, or Dogo Onsen (Hot springs)
Day 5: leave Uchiko
If you would like to explore Setouchi area by video please take a look Ms Kerry Ferro videos:
Walking, Exploring, History