Discover the Japan Adventure – Michinoku Coastal Trail – Sanriku Trail and Train

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Michinoku Coastal Trail Tour

Beginner Route: “First Step Adventure” – Recommended for a 2-day, 1-night hike

Difficulty level
You’d like to explore the trails, but aren’t sure where to start or how far you can walk? If you are in doubt, this is the route for you.
Start from Kabushima Shrine in Hachinohe, the northern entrance to the Michinoku Coastal Trail, and hike to the Tanesashi Coast, where a beautiful grassy area spreads out. This is a perfect first experience for new hikers. The Tanesashi area is decorated with beautiful flowers in spring. This route will enchant you with its spectacular scenery and make you want to walk more and more.

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Course Information

  • Distances listed are approximate distances within the trail course.
  • There are individual differences in walking time, so please consider the above course as a reference time only.
  • Please note that the number of trains are limited when using the Sanriku Railway.
  • If you miss the train, it is convenient to use a local taxi.
    ※For areas without taxi service, please consult the taxi company in the arrival (destination) area.
Day 1

8:40 Departure from Tokyo Station/Shinkansen Hayabusa No.9/ Departure from Sendai (10:16) Arrival at Morioka (10:59)
11:26 Arrival at Hachinohe Station
Lunch at Hachinohe Station
12:25 Departure from Hachinohe Station/JR Hachinohe Line
12:46 Arrival at Same Station (On foot to Kabushima Shrine)
13:10 Arrival at Kabushima Shrine (Stamping and Shrine visit)
13:30 Start of Michinoku CoastalTrail (2-hour course)
16:00 Arrival at Tanohata Coast Information Center (Break)
16:30 Departure from Tanohata Coast Information Center (Taxi)
17:00 Hotel check-in (Stay at a hotel in Hachinohe city)
Enjoy the evening with options like exploring alleys and nightlife.
The English translation reflects the schedule provided but may need additional context based on specific preferences or travel details

Day 2

7:30 Departure from the hotel (Arrival at Hon-Hachinohe Station at 7:45)
8:03 Departure from Hon-Hachinohe Station/JR Hachinohe Line
8:09 Arrival at Mutsu-Minato Station (Morning market/Breakfast, etc.)
9:44 Departure from Mutsu-Minato Station
10:14 Arrival at Hashikami Station
10:30 Hashikami Station/MichinokuCoastal Trail Start (2, 5-hour course)
12:30 Lunch at Hamanasu-tei, Yono Town
13:50 Departure from Tanesashi Station/JR Hachinohe Station
14:45 Arrival at Hachinohe Station
16:16 Departure from Hachinohe Station/Shinkansen Hayabusa No.34 Morioka Station (16:50) Sendai Station (17:29)
19:04 Arrival at Tokyo Station

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DAY 1 - 7.9km -

DAY 2 - 8.85km -

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Courses can be arranged by arrangement, including adjustment of the number of days and optional tours of various regions (Hachinohe: bar hopping tour).
Please contact us for more information, including prices.

In-Outbound Tohoku Inc.
(Attn: GOTO Mitsumasa)

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