Day 1 [D]:
At 3 p.m., meet your guide at Nobiru Station, and check in to the homestay, also called "minshuku" in Japanese, by a local fisherman family. Experience the traditional Japanese-style room with tatami floor and spend some time interacting with your friendly hosts.
After checking in, take it easy for about two hours. Go biking (self-guided) in Oku-Matsushima. Bike along the coast line, and see the beautiful natural surroundings. Stop by some sightseeing attractions, such as Jyomonmura Village Museum, Mt. Otakamori, Saga Valley, and more. Ask your host family for recommendations. Or you can simply relax in your comfortable Japanese-style room until dinner time.
Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner with your host family at about 6 p.m. Take this rare opportunity to ask the locals about Japan, Matsushima, and everything else. You will be accompanied by an English interpreter who can assist you with the communication
Day 2 [L]:
At 9 a.m., start your day with a unique fishing experience with a local traditional fishing expert and learn some fishing techniques, such as surf fishing, net fishing, basket fishing, etc.
At 12:30 p.m., enjoy the freshest seafood BBQ with local fish and ingredients.
Your tour concludes at 2p.m., and you'll be transferred to Nobiru Station for your onward journey.