Japanese Festival [Original Event]: Ecchu Yatsuo "Tsukimi no Owara" (Owara moon viewing) plus Gokayama & Hida Takayama

Highlights

1. "Tsukimi no Owara", our original event! The event is originated from "Owara Kaze no Bon" festival, and the event is separately held as our special event just for our customers. [Owara Kaze no Bon] It is a traditional folk event which has a history of 300 years and is held on the first three days of September at Yatsuo town in Toyama prefecture. Local dancers in the same type of cotton summer kimono dance and parade on the streets. [Tsukimi no Owara] The original festival above (September 1st-3rd) is usually very congested among tourists from all over Japan and overseas. "Tsukimi no Owara" is held just for us and you can enjoy watching the graceful dance to the full. 2. Visit Gokayama Ainokura, the World Heritage Site and Hida Takayama. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] ・Items included in "Infant price" : Bus seats only. ・Recommended items to bring: Flashlight (streetlights in the town are scarce.), extra clothes, disposable heat packs (festival location is in the mountain and it will be very cold at night) and rain coat. *Items included – Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). [Attention] * Even if you booked a room for 2 people, two single rooms may be provided. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *A 15 minute walk on a slope is necessary from the parking lot to the festival venue. *During the festival, tripods and chairs are prohibited. Taking photos with flash is prohibited except in the special area. Please make sure to turn off the flash mode on your camera beforehand. *Arrival time at the hotel after the festival will be around 22:30. *When it rains, the street parade will be cancelled and the dance will be performed on an outdoor stage. When it is stormy weather, the dance performance will be inside (approx. 20 min) *The order of the itinerary is subject to change depending on the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku (9:50 Departure) -- Hirayu (Shopping/30 min) -- Ecchu Yatsuo (Watch "Tsukimi no Owara", our special event/120 min) -- APA Hotel Toyama or similar hotel (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel -- Gokayama・Ainokura (Stroll around the World Heritage Site/40 min) -- Gokayama (Watch special "Kokiriko Sasara Dance", the traditional art performance. /30 min) -- Chinpindo (Shopping/25 min) -- Hida Takayama (Stroll around the historic feel town/60 min) -- Shinjuku (19:30 schedule)



location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Detail

Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

09:50 AM

Destination

Gifu (Takayama)

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

1 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition