【Departs from Izumo】Three-day tour featuring an Iwami Kagura ritual dance performance and overnight glamping in the woods

Highlights

・View the impressive Iwami Yokagura (Kagura performance at night) up close at a Shinto shrine in the Yunotsu hot spring district. ・Try on kagura ritual masks, clothing and other items while learning about the traditions and history behind kagura traditional dance performances. ・The second night features something you don't experience every day: glamping (glamorous camping) in the woods! ★ Iwami Kagura is a type of Japanese kagura, or ritual Shinto dance performance, preserved as a traditional art in western Shimane Prefecture and northwestern Hiroshima Prefecture. Performances center around mythology involving Shinto gods, demons and others, and they incorporate theatrical song and dance elements. ★ [Baby/Child Tour Prices] Children ages 0–5 may participate in this tour. However, tour costs do not cover meals, lodging facility bedding and so forth for babies/children. Please request and pay for these services yourself onsite at locations/facilities visited during the tour [Items Included in Tour Price] Admission and activity fees for facilities/sites included in the tour plan, English-speaking interpreter–guide (from time of initial gathering on first day to end of tour on third day), lunch costs, lodging costs for two nights (including two breakfasts and two dinners) [Notes and precautions] * Because this is not a group tour, no tour manager will accompany guests. However, an English-speaking interpreter–guide will accompany the tour. Your final tour schedule, which is required for the tour, will be sent prior to the scheduled departure date. Customers are responsible for reaching the tour starting point on their own. Costs for transport to and from the tour start/end point are not included in tour costs. ・Tour facilities/sites may be closed suddenly without prior notice in response to local conditions and needs. If this occurs, we will attempt to provide an alternate facility/site, but even if no alternate is provided tour costs will not be refunded, discounted, etc. ・Lodging facility rooms for the tour are reserved with 2 guests per room. If you wish to request 4 guests in a single room, please inform us when making your reservation. However, be aware that some lodging facilities are unable to provide rooms accommodating 4 guests. Room type cannot be specified by tour customers. We ask for your understanding in these matters.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • (9:30) Depart from Izumo Enmusubi Airport after meeting English-speaking interpreter–guide (tour-use vehicle provided) (10:40~12:50) Visit Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine's Ryugenji tunnel and explore the Omori district on foot (12:50~14:00) Lunch at the Iwamiginzan Gungendo Iwami-Ginzan Flagship Store (seasonal Western-style cuisine provided) (14:30) Arrive at Yunotsu Hot Springs, explore the district on foot (18:00) Dinner at the hotel (20:00~21:00) View Iwami Kagura ritual dance performance at Tatsuno Gozen Shrine (Around 21:10) Arrive back at the hotel

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • (9:00) Depart from hotel (tour-use vehicle provided) (9:15~11:15) Create own kagura ritual mask designs and tour the facilities at Kobayashi Koubou (Crafts Store of Kagura Mask) bento meal sets will be provided for lunch (12:00~14:30) Tour Sekishu Kachiji Banshi traditional washi papermaking facility and make own washi paper (Around 15:00) Arrive at Kazenokuni Onsen Resort glamping facilities * Guests can enjoy the uncommon luxury of glamping (glamorous camping) in the woods!"

  • Hotel: Kazenokuni Onsen Resort glamping experience

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • (9:00) Depart from Kazenokuni Onsen Resort (tour-use vehicle provided) (10:45~12:30) Visit Izumo Grand Shrine and Hinomisaki Shrine (12:30~13:00) Lunch (Izumo soba buckwheat noodles provided) (Around 15:00) Return to Yonago Kitaro Airport, Izumo Enmusubi Airport or Matsue City; tour ends upon arrival



Detail

Departure place

Designated place

Meeting Time

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Destination

Shimane, Tottori

Language
  • English

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

4 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
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.