Matsuyama Temples and Castle Haiku Tour with an English Guide
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俳句インストラクター

Write haiku as you explore Matsuyama

Relive history by visiting Ishiteji, one of the 88 temples of the Shikoku Pilgrimage and learn how to write haiku! Slip back in time at Matsuyama Castle, and discover the haiku mind with your guide.

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  • 伊佐爾波神社社殿
  • 道後温泉駅と坊っちゃん列車
  • 道後温泉駅と坊っちゃん列車
  • 石手寺お茶堂で祈る人々
  • 道後温泉駅と坊っちゃん列車
  • 圓満寺のお結び玉 (1)

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Available as a private tour for groups of two or three.

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Adult/Child (Age 6 & over) (3 persons)
USD 156.20
USD 156.20
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Adult/Child (Age 6 & over) (4-8 persons)
USD 114.85
USD 114.85
USD 229.71 50%off
USD 229.71 50%off
Participation period: 2017/03/01 - 2018/03/31
  • Duration: 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Matsuyama Castle Ropeway or Lift (Round-trip) / Castle Tower Admission Fee / Haiku Guidebook / Haiku Post Card / Haiku Instructor
Package detail / Schedule
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  • 10:00 Check-in at the Hut of the Matsuyama Castle Ropeway
  • Matsuyama Castle
    道後温泉駅と坊っちゃん列車 Ride the ropeway and see the beauty of the city from above. Marvel at the magnificent castle and visit the main castle tower, one of the few remaining in Japan.

    You can also stop for a drink in the summit tea house, or take a moment to compose a haiku with the assistance of your instructor.
  • 12:00 Time for Lunch
    The guide will help you find the perfect restaurant to try local specialties, that fits both your budget and preferences!
  • 14:00 Ride the Local Tram or Bus
    Enjoy the scenery while you take a ride to your next location. (Transportation fee not included in tour price)
  • 14:30 Ishiteji (Temple 51)
    石手寺お茶堂で祈る人々 Follow the journey of the legendary Emon Saburo. See the Nio Gate and visit the main temple to see rare artifacts. Enter the Mantra Cave and inner sanctuary.
  • Monk Dress-up or Local Treats (Optional)
    道後温泉駅と坊っちゃん列車 Dress up as a monk as you go on your pilgrimage.
    Comes with hat, staff, sleeveless robe and monk's stole. Additional JPY 500/person will be needed on site.

    Try yakimochi (toasted rice cakes), Ishite-ji Temple's specialty. (Not included in tour price)
  • 15:30 Departure from Ishiteji
    俳句インストラクター Stroll towards Dogo Onsen, where you can discover small treasures of Matsuyama, all which may inspire a new haiku. From groves of bamboo to important haiku-related temples like Hogonji Temple, the guide will introduce you to the history of the town and the dramatic Dogo Onsen!
  • Tour Ends in Front of Dogo Onsen
    If you are interested in going to the Haiku Bar, you guide can tell you how to reach it and let you know more about the bar and its services!
  • 17:00 Tour Ends at Dogo Onsen
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Because Ishiteji Temple has many steps, we advise against bringing strollers or wheelchairs.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • Meals and personal expenses are not included in the tour price.
    • Groups of two or three can avail of a private plan. Other participants may join the tour for groups of 4 or more.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 8.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 4 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 114.85
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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 7 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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