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Mikiko Horikiri

Ibusuki "Sunamushi" Natural Sand Steam Bath Tour

Ibusuki "Sunamushi" Natural Sand Steam Bath Tour

It is a remarkable experience of "Sunamushi" Natural Sand Steam Bath, which is very unique in Japan. If you are hot spring lover, worth joining the tour. You will have tasty local Ramen, too!

  • Experience "Sunamushi" Natural Sand Steam Bath
  • Get to Ibusuki by a special tourist train "IBUTAMA"
  • The guide takes you to No.1 popular ramen shop in Ibusuki

We will take a JR (Japan Railway) scenic train "IBUTAMA" from Kagoshima Chuo Station to go to Ibusuki city, the southern part of Kagoshima prefecture. The train is well known as a scenic train featuring a Japanese folk story.
The first destination is a facility of Natural Sand Steam Bath. You are literally buried in warm sand! It must be comfortable and I'm sure it could become an unforgettable experience for you.
Then go to a local Ramen shop. You can enjoy a special local ramen with dried bonito which is rich in Umami taste! If you love ramen, you cannot miss it. 
After lunch, you can still enjoy a foot bath while you are waiting for your train to go back to Kagoshima city.


1pax Group Size ¥54,400 /person
2pax Group Size ¥32,200 /person
3pax Group Size ¥24,800 /person
4pax Group Size ¥21,100 /person
5pax Group Size ¥18,900 /person
6pax Group Size ¥17,400 /person

※ Children 12-15 years old: 8,000yen per child
※ Children 6-12 years old: 5,000yen per child
※ Children under 5 years old: FREE
Over 15 years old will be counted as an adult
The total of the group shouldn't be over 6 people including children.


6.5 hours (9:30am-4pm)

Meeting Point:
JR Kagoshima Chuo Station

Attendee Requirement:
Minimum 1 to Maximum 6 persons in a group

– English-speaking guide
– JR tickets
– Sand bath entrance fee
– Special Japanese Lunch

Not included:
– Personal Expense
– Travel Insurance


9:30am  Meet a guide at the Kagoshima Chuo Station

9:56am  Departure by special tourist train, IBUSUKI NO TAMATEBAKO

10:47am  Arrive at Ibusuki Station

11:10am  Take a Bus

11:20am-12:20pm  Enjoy Sand Steam Bath

12:30pm  Take a Bus

12:40-1:40pm  Ramen Lunch

Until the departure time of the train, explore Ibusuki town and enjoy the foot bath

2:25pm  Take a local train back to Kagoshima city

4pm Arrive at the Kagoshima Chuo Station


Book before
One week before (negotiable)

When you book, please let us know which day you would like to hold the tour.

Please send us an inquiry if your group is more than 6 people.

* If you have any food restrictions, please let us know when you book.

Please check our cancellation policy.– If the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, a notice will be sent by email before 6 PM (JST) 1 day prior to the tour. The guests will be able to reschedule/choose an alternative day or the tour fee paid will be fully refunded.

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