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The luxury Twilight Express Mizukaze train 1


May 11, 2017

The Twilight Express Mizukaze – the  luxury Japanese sleeper train will start on 17th,June,2017.

With a capacity of approximately 30 passengers, the train will be used on excursions in the Keihanshin, Sanin, and Sanyo regions of western Japan.


This time, we want to give a brief intrduction of Sanin area.

Sanin Course (Up)

Two-day tour from Shimonoseki to Kyoto and Osaka via the Sanin Main Line, stopping off at Izumo and Tottori en route.

First day: IzumoTaisha Grand Shrine  and Lake Shinji

Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine    is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan。

Hakucho II Lake Shinji pleasure boat

Lake Shinji  is a lake in the northeast area of the Shimane Prefecture in Japan.

Lake Shinji-ko is famous for active fisheries and shellfishes ( especially Shijimi),also you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake.


Second day:  Daisen     Tottori sand dunes    Jinpukaku   Uradome coastline

Daisen  The national park of Mt. Daisen is the highest peak in the Chugoku region and was selected as one of the three best mountains in Japan.



Trip to Fully Enjoy Activities Distinctive of the San'in Area

Tottori sand dunes  Japan’s Largest Sand Dunes: Leading Attraction of the San’in Kaigan UNESCO Global Geopark




Jinpukaku  an elegant western-style building with Japanese culture influence

builted in Meiji Period (1868 to 1912), Jinpukaku is a French Renaissance style chalk wooden-structure with tile-roofing.



Uradome coastline  Highly Transparent Sea and Terrain: Museum of Nature



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