A self drive from Hamamatsu station following the Tenryu river.
From picking up a car at Hamamatsu station to driving through the valleys and by the river, experience a unique side of Shizuoka.
Stop in at The Gate Hamamatsu
Before picking up your rental car stop in at The Gate Information Center 2 minutes walk from Hamamatsu Bullet Train Station to finalise your plans.
Activities at Haruno Yama no Gakko
Activities at Haruno Yama no Gakko (Wild game meat BBQ, local wood craft, and stories from local hunters)
Tenryu River Adventure
The stunning Tenryu river is a great place to spend the afternoon – enjoy a riverside picnic, swim or kayak.
Green Tea Experience
Enjoy fresh & locally grown Green Tea.
Local Soba Lunch
Stop at one of the restaurants along the Tenryu river and try the delicious local soba.
Explore Akiha Shrine
Spend some time taking in the view from the summit at the 1300 year old Akiha Shrine.
Learn about how Sake is made at Hananomai Brewery.
Return to Hamamatsu Station
Return the rental car to Hamamatsu Station and then connect with onwards Shinkansen.