Private cruising around Miyajima and the island's seven coastal shrines

【OUTLINE】

This package will provide the rich cultural experience of visiting and observing spiritual practices at the seven shrines (nanaura meguri) of Miyajima on a private cruise. With this package, you will be able to view the entirety of Miyajima and the Itsukushima Shrine from the sea, which would not be possible on a regular tour.

【HIGHLIGHTS】

The mystical “nanaura meguri,” a visit to each of the seven shrines at the Itsukushima Shrine World Heritage Site will entrance you.

You will be able to take pictures in front of the “floating” shrine gate (torii) of Miyajima while at sea.

The cruise will be aboard the yacht Sense 50 by BENETEAU (France).

The yacht will provide a private, luxury space where you may travel undisturbed with only yourselves, a guide-interpreter, and ship’s crew.

This package may be customized to your needs and desires, which is not possible for a normal cruise liner.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Hatsukaichi, Japan
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> Half-day Tours




【OUTLINE】

This package will provide the rich cultural experience of visiting and observing spiritual practices at the seven shrines (nanaura meguri) of Miyajima on a private cruise. With this package, you will be able to view the entirety of Miyajima and the Itsukushima Shrine from the sea, which would not be possible on a regular tour.

【HIGHLIGHTS】

The mystical “nanaura meguri,” a visit to each of the seven shrines at the Itsukushima Shrine World Heritage Site will entrance you.

You will be able to take pictures in front of the “floating” shrine gate (torii) of Miyajima while at sea.

The cruise will be aboard the yacht Sense 50 by BENETEAU (France).

The yacht will provide a private, luxury space where you may travel undisturbed with only yourselves, a guide-interpreter, and ship’s crew.

This package may be customized to your needs and desires, which is not possible for a normal cruise liner.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kokuminshukusha Miyajima Morinoyado, Japan, 〒739-0588 Hiroshima, Hatsukaichi, Miyajimachō, Nishiōnishichō, 大元公園内

“Nanaura meguri” is a traditional visit to the seven shrines on the coast of Miyajima, said to be where the gods reside. You will set out from Mikasanohama beach in front of the Itsukushima Shrine, and cruise around the island to view or visit each of the seven shrines while viewing Mount Misen, which will always be visible to your right. This package will allow you to experience traditional spiritual practices.

With this tour, you will have a “nanaura meguri” experience that cannot easily be seen even by regular tourists on a chartered yacht. The cruise will begin when you board the Sense 50 by BENETEAU. First, enjoy the view of the Seto Inland Sea with a complimentary non-alcoholic drink. Then you will experience the “nanaura meguri” visit to the seven shrines while listening to the knowledgeable guide-interpreter’s explanation. The yacht will provide a private, luxury space where you may travel undisturbed with only yourselves, a guide-interpreter, and ship’s crew. You will be able to take pictures in front of the “floating” shrine gate (torii) of Miyajima while at sea. The photos you will have the opportunity to take will surely become a special memento of your visit. Depending on your needs and desires, you can also enjoy a meal and drinks (including alcohol).
*Reservation required.

Enjoy the opportunity to experience the history and mystery of Miyajima on a luxurious private yacht in a manner which no cruise liner can offer.

Duration: 4 hours