SCENES AND TOPICS
EXPERIENCES WITH US
To join our standard tour, please come to Odaka or Namie Station. If you have JR Pass, take Shinkansen to Sendai and come down to Odaka by local train. It will take three hours from Tokyo. If not, take a JR train from Tokyo on the Joban Line for the cheapest. Ask Google or Jorudan.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Driving through Red Zone
You are not allowed to enter the Difficult-to-return Zone as a general rule. The national government has loosened the restriction one by one. As of August 2022, you can pass through it on designated roads. The roads marked in blue are open to four wheel vehicles without special permission. The roads marked in red are open to four wheel vehicles, motorcycles and mopeds. The Joban Expressway marked in green is open to four wheel vehicles and motorcycles over 125 cc. Please note that the expressway is a toll road.
The national government decontaminated designated areas and has opened them to the public. As of August 2022, the areas painted with green are open to the public including walkers and bikers. The areas painted yellow will be opened in the near future.
Radiation Dose near the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant
We recommend Futabaya Ryokan at the front of JR Odaka Station. The accommodation fee is 7500JPY with two meals. If you install Spot Tour App on your mobile phone and get seven or more stamps by visiting designated spots on the "Tour within 20km of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station" (Search tour code 95057 in the app), you can receive 3000JPY accommodation subsidies at the Futabaya inn.
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