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SUNRISE TOURS JTB

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Must-see for Cat Lovers! 1-Day Tashirojima "Cat Island" Tour in Miyagi Pref.

  • Cats on Tashirojima 1 (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Cats on Tashirojima 2 (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Manga Island Lodge (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Cat Shrine (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Nitoda Port on Tashirojima (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Ferry (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Ishinomori Manga Museum (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Ishinomori Manga Museum Kamen Rider Exhibit (Photo for illustrative purposes only, courtesy of Ishimori Production Inc. & Toei Company, Ltd.)

  • Tour Details

1. This plan includes taxi and ferry charges from Ishinomaki Station to Tashirojima, an island popular among cat lovers. Also included are lunch at the island and a cute cat picture as a souvenir!
2. Get to meet lots of furry felines at this "cat island" where over 100 cats outnumber the human population.
3. Feel free to choose the drop-off point after the tour! Plus, participants can enjoy going to sightseeing locations in Ishinomaki.

  • Tour Overview
Req. to Run Tour
2guest(s)
Req. per Booking
2guest(s)
Departs
Tohoku
Guide Service
Not Available
Tour Guide/Conductor Language
Not Available
Audio Guide
Not Available
Tangential multilingual assistant or multilingual reception accepted
English
Included
Taxi fare, Ferry charge, Lunch charge
Not Included
Admission ticket to Ishinomori Manga Museum (if selected), Transportation expenses to the meeting location
  • Remarks
[Until Dec. 31, 2019]
Planning Company: JTB Corp.
Address: 2-3-11 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 64)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[From Jan. 1, 2020]
Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
This is an unguided plan, so please go to the meeting location on your own.
Those who forget to bring their reservation confirmation sheet or reservation confirmation e-mail may be unable to participate, so please make sure to bring it.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The ferry may not be in operation or may not dock at the port, or the timetable may be changed depending on weather and sea conditions. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is canceled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent. Seas may be rough depending on weather conditions, so those who may have motion sickness are advised to drink medicine.
Arrival time(s) may be delayed depending on road conditions. Even if you arrive late due to a public transportation delay, no refunds will be given, and no compensation will be given for ferry costs, meal costs, taxi fare, etc. Please be forewarned.
A separate charge is required to enter the Ishinomori Manga Museum. Please select the drop-off location at the time of booking for those who want to get off at the Ishinomori Manga Museum on the return trip.
Participants are to make their own way from Ishinomori Manga Museum to Ishinomaki Station.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
The driver will be waiting for participants holding a placard with the Sunrise Tours logo.
Drop-off will be at the Ishinomori Manga Museum or Ishinomaki Station. (Please specify the drop-off point at the time of booking.)
[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
Drivers speak Japanese only.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available, and food allergy requests cannot be accommodated.
  • Itinerary

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08:30 -

Meet at Taxi Boarding Area at Ishinomaki Station, Board the Taxi

Please refer to [Reception Method], [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location] & [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor].

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08:45 -

Ajishima Line Ferry Boarding Area Ferry Ticket Pick-up & Boarding

At the ferry ticket counter, please show your reservation confirmation sheet or a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail to staff. Round-trip tickets and a map of Tashirojima (specifying the lunch venue) will be handed over to participants. There are no shops on the island. Show the ferry ticket to board the ferry. Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].

09:00 -09:44

(44minutes)

Transfer via Ajishima Line Ferry

Disembark at Nitoda Port. (The 2nd port where the ferry makes a stop.)

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09:44 -

Free Time Sightseeing at Tashirojima

Free time after disembarking.  Main Attractions in Tashirojima: - Cat Shrine (about 1.7 km from Nitoda Port) Cats are worshipped at this shrine. Tashirojima is also known as 'cat island' because of the many cats that have made the island their home. At this island, cats are considered to be important creatures since long ago. - Manga Island (about 1 km from Nitoda Port) See some unique cat-shaped lodges designed by popular Japanese manga artists, creating a fascinating scenery with the cobalt blue sea in the background on clear days. Important: Cats in Tashirojima must NOT be fed for the following reasons. - If visitors feed the cats more than the suitable amount of food (several times the amount required per day), the cats' health may be endangered and may even result in death. - Crows may come to eat any leftover food, and attack kittens or old cats to keep the food to themselves. - Leads to harm towards citizens of the island due to cats' excrements. For the return trip, please be at the Nitoda Port by 10 minutes before departure time (13:45). Show the return trip ticket before boarding.

徒歩
11:00 -13:00

Lunch

For lunch, enjoy a beef rice bowl or Chinese rice bowl at Shima no Eki (refer to the given map for location). (Please select at the time of booking.) Each participant will receive a Tashirojima cat picture as a souvenir! Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].

13:55 -14:40

(45minutes)

Transfer via Ajishima Line Ferry

Board at Nitoda Port and disembark at Ishinomaki Port.

船
14:50 -

From Ishinomaki Port Ferry Ticket Counter, Board the Taxi

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Drop-off at Ishinomori Manga Museum / Ishinomaki Station, Tour Ends

Participants will be dropped off at the Ishinomori Manga Museum or Ishinomaki Station. Please head to your next destination on your own after drop-off. It takes about 15 minutes on foot from Ishinomori Manga Museum to Ishinomaki Station. [Ishinomori Manga Museum] Enter the world of manga artist Ishinomori Shotaro, well known for Kamen Rider (Masked Rider) and other notable works. (Pamphlets in English, simplified Chinese, and traditional Chinese are available inside) *Closed Days: Mar. - Nov.: 3rd Tuesday of the month Dec. - Feb.: every Tuesday (Dec. 31 closing time is at 15:00. If a holiday falls on a Tuesday, facility will be closed on the following day.) *Hours: 9:00 - 18:00 (Closes at 17:00 from December to February) Last admission 30 minutes before closing time *Admission Fee: (Please pay the required charges on your own) General admission - JPY 800, middle/high school students - JPY 500, elementary school students - JPY 200 Website: http://www.man-bow.com/manga/

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08:30 -

Meet at Taxi Boarding Area at Ishinomaki Station, Board the Taxi

Please refer to [Reception Method], [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location] & [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor].

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08:45 -

Ajishima Line Ferry Boarding Area Ferry Ticket Pick-up & Boarding

At the ferry ticket counter, please show your reservation confirmation sheet or a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail to staff. Round-trip tickets and a map of Tashirojima (specifying the lunch venue) will be handed over to participants. There are no shops on the island. Show the ferry ticket to board the ferry. Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].

09:00 -09:44

(44minutes)

Transfer via Ajishima Line Ferry

Disembark at Nitoda Port. (The 2nd port where the ferry makes a stop.)

船
09:44 -

Free Time Sightseeing at Tashirojima

Free time after disembarking.  Main Attractions in Tashirojima: - Cat Shrine (about 1.7 km from Nitoda Port) Cats are worshipped at this shrine. Tashirojima is also known as 'cat island' because of the many cats that have made the island their home. At this island, cats are considered to be important creatures since long ago. - Manga Island (about 1 km from Nitoda Port) See some unique cat-shaped lodges designed by popular Japanese manga artists, creating a fascinating scenery with the cobalt blue sea in the background on clear days. Important: Cats in Tashirojima must NOT be fed for the following reasons. - If visitors feed the cats more than the suitable amount of food (several times the amount required per day), the cats' health may be endangered and may even result in death. - Crows may come to eat any leftover food, and attack kittens or old cats to keep the food to themselves. - Leads to harm towards citizens of the island due to cats' excrements. For the return trip, please be at the Nitoda Port by 10 minutes before departure time (13:45). Show the return trip ticket before boarding.

徒歩
11:00 -13:00

Lunch

For lunch, enjoy a beef rice bowl or Chinese rice bowl at Shima no Eki (refer to the given map for location). (Please select at the time of booking.) Each participant will receive a Tashirojima cat picture as a souvenir! Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].

13:55 -14:40

(45minutes)

Transfer via Ajishima Line Ferry

Board at Nitoda Port and disembark at Ishinomaki Port.

船
14:50 -

From Ishinomaki Port Ferry Ticket Counter, Board the Taxi

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Drop-off at Ishinomori Manga Museum / Ishinomaki Station, Tour Ends

Participants will be dropped off at the Ishinomori Manga Museum or Ishinomaki Station. Please head to your next destination on your own after drop-off. It takes about 15 minutes on foot from Ishinomori Manga Museum to Ishinomaki Station. [Ishinomori Manga Museum] Enter the world of manga artist Ishinomori Shotaro, well known for Kamen Rider (Masked Rider) and other notable works. (Pamphlets in English, simplified Chinese, and traditional Chinese are available inside) *Closed Days: Mar. - Nov.: 3rd Tuesday of the month Dec. - Feb.: every Tuesday (Dec. 31 closing time is at 15:00. If a holiday falls on a Tuesday, facility will be closed on the following day.) *Hours: 9:00 - 18:00 (Closes at 17:00 from December to February) Last admission 30 minutes before closing time *Admission Fee: (Please pay the required charges on your own) General admission - JPY 800, middle/high school students - JPY 500, elementary school students - JPY 200 Website: http://www.man-bow.com/manga/

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