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Cormorant Fishing on the Nagara River

by YOKO
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5h $ 72 per person

Highlights

  • Enjoy Traditional Cormorant Fishing in Gifu

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Adults
Children ( 6 to 11 years old )
72.00 USD

FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick up in Gifu.
$ 22.50
Sightseeing in Gifu ( Gifu Castle, Gran Buddha, Tea ceremony...).
$ 63.00

Overview

Lets see cormorant fishing on the Nagara River, which has long tradition as a typical scene of summer in Gifu City!

What to Expect

Cormorant fishing on the Nagara River has a long tradition as a typical scene of summer in Gifu City and it has a history of 1300 years or more.

Befor embarking the boat, the Usho make an explanation of cormorant fishing at 17:45.

The way the Usho (Cormorant Fishing Master) handles cormorants at his/her will and the burning watch fires will give you the impression of witnessing an antique scroll painting.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy Traditional Cormorant Fishing in Gifu

Important

it is cancelled when the river rises due to heavy rains, etc.

Normalmente los sábados no puedo acompañarlos, pero si quieren, les ruego que me contacten de antemano.

Si quieren servicio de acompañamiento,puedo hacerlo también.

Para ir a Tokio, me cuesta ¥24000
Para Kioto¥ 10000
Para Takayama ¥5000,
Para Shirakawa-Go ¥10,000.
Si es por la mañana, necesito hospedarme una noche antes en Tokio. el costo es extra.


Usually I can't work as a guide on Saturdays, but If you want me to accompany on Saturdays,
please tell me beforehand. I 'm willing to arrange it.

To go to Tokio 24000yen,
To Kioto 20000 yen,
To Takayama 5000 yen,
To Shirakawa-Go 10000 yen.

to go to Tokyo to pick you up in the morning,
I have to stay at a hotel from the previous day.
In this case plase pay me accommodation.

It is performed every night during the cormorant fishing period from May 11 to Oct. 15 every year

Observation boats have a roof and cormorant fishing is performed on rainy days.

However, it is cancelled when the river rises due to heavy rains, etc.

Shared-ride boat departure time : 18:15, 18:45, and 19:15 ( you can choose )

*Spanish tour is also available.
También está disponible tour en español.

What‘s included
guide fee

cormorant fishing fee

transportation for the guide ( from my home to the meeting place)

What‘s not included
dinner ( if you want me to arrange, please let me know. I’ll arrange dinner on the boat or in a restaurant)
drink
Meeting Point
Gifu JR station, your hotel in Gifu or Nagoya station( from Nagoya +2000 yen)
Ending Point
Gifu JR station, your hotel in Gifu or Nagoya station
Duration
5 hours
Starting time
17:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we start the tour from Nagoya?

Definitely! I will pick you up at Nagoya Station.

How is the dinner like?

If you want to have a dinner at a restaurant, I will look for a place where you can try HIDA BEEF or Ayu sweetfish, speciality of summer season in Gifu.
Of course you can have box lunch called OBENTO on the boat. please tell me your preference.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 1 )

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Mauricio

“ Ruta nakasendo ”

La verdad que pasamos un excelente dia junto a Yoko! Nos dio un tour muy completo e informativo. Nos dio mucho gusto compartir el dia con ella. Recomendada 100%

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