The Oku-Izumo Orochi Train
The Okuizumo Orochi is a special train that runs through Shimane, in the countryside in Western Japan. Read more about the JR West Pass!
The train takes its name from the Okuizumo Orochi legend, where a young man slayed the eight-headed serpent Yamata-no-Orochi in the Izumo Region in exchange for marrying the young woman he saved from the giant snake.
Price : A train ticket will cost ¥1940 yen for adults and ¥970 for children. Seat reservations are an extra ¥520 for adults and ¥260 for children.
The Nitagyu bento served on this train is also really great, with lots of good Shimane wagyu.You can also try other regional tastes such as soba and sase-sushi. Be sure to check out the soba noodle shop at Kamedake Station!