E-Mountain Bike & Trekking Tour of Oyamadumi

Enjoy a cycling and trekking guided tour that traces the history of Oyamadumi Shrine, watching over Japan from Omishima Island in the Seto Inland Sea, and climbs to the top of the shrine rich in nature. Enjoy the view with a hot coffee brewed by your guide directly at the top of Mt. Anjin!

Experience the full inspiration of Oyamadumi Shrine, a shrine dedicated to the god who watches over the country from Omishima!
Cycle along the approach to the shrine, once an important maritime transport hub, located in the middle of the Seto Inland Sea!
Visit the historic Oyamadumi Shrine, the only shrine in Japan to have been given the title of “General Shrine of Japan”.
Trek to the most beautiful spot of the sacred mountain “Anjinzan”!
Enjoy a cup of coffee made by a barista and admire the beauty of the Seto Inland Sea at the top of the mountain!
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Imabari, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Enjoy a cycling and trekking guided tour that traces the history of Oyamadumi Shrine, watching over Japan from Omishima Island in the Seto Inland Sea, and climbs to the top of the shrine rich in nature. Enjoy the view with a hot coffee brewed by your guide directly at the top of Mt. Anjin!

Experience the full inspiration of Oyamadumi Shrine, a shrine dedicated to the god who watches over the country from Omishima!
Cycle along the approach to the shrine, once an important maritime transport hub, located in the middle of the Seto Inland Sea!
Visit the historic Oyamadumi Shrine, the only shrine in Japan to have been given the title of “General Shrine of Japan”.
Trek to the most beautiful spot of the sacred mountain “Anjinzan”!
Enjoy a cup of coffee made by a barista and admire the beauty of the Seto Inland Sea at the top of the mountain!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Omi-shima, Omi-shima, Imabari, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku

Visit the island Omishima in Ehime prefecture, which is located in the heart of the Seto Inland Sea to learn the deep historical culture of Oyamadumi Shrine, the largest shrine in Omishima, through active experiences such as cycling and trekking.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Miyaura Port, Miyaura, Imabari 794-1304 Ehime Prefecture

Miyaura Port, the start point, was an important base for maritime transportation during the samurai era.

View the large shrine gate in front of the harbor and cycle along the approach to Oyamadumi Shrine.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oyamazumi Shrine, 3327 Omishimacho Miyaura, Imabari 794-1393 Ehime Prefecture

Once arriving at Oyamadumi Shrine, get off your bicycle, tour the site, and worship.
You will learn the history of Oyamadumi Shrine from the guide.

When you dive into the profound main gate, you will see a large camphor tree with a strong presence.
The camphor is a sacred tree of Oyamadumi Shrine and is said to be 3,000 years old.
It is also considered as a power spot, and there is a legend that your wish will come true if you hold your breath and make three laps around you. Why don’t you try it as a memory of your trip to the shrine that watches over Japan?

Worship at the front shrine of Oyamadumi Shrine, which is also designated as an important cultural property. It is said that military commanders used to visit here to pray for and show gratitude for victory.
Oyamadumi Shrine, where many people have long prayed for safety as the stage of the Great Battle in Setouchi and as a key point of maritime transportation. Today, many cyclists visit here to pray for traffic safety.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 安神山, Omishimachoutena, Imabari, Ehime 794-1305, Japan

After worshiping and greeting one of the Gods, you will experience trekking.

Walk to the top of the mountain while enjoying the spectacular view of the beauty of Tajima.
It takes about 30 minutes to reach the summit of Mt. Anjin.

A special time awaits you once you reach the summit. A barista who inherits one of the best techniques in Japan, will brew coffee for you at the top of the mountain.
Enjoying a barista’s coffee while admiring the spectacular view from the top of the mountain will be a blissful time. * We refrain from using disposable items to protect the beautiful nature of Omishima. The coffee will be served to your own bottle/cup if you bring your own.

Finally, enjoy the exhilaration downhill to the foot of the mountain!

Experience the history and rich nature of Omishima which is yet to be known by many.

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes