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Enjoyment of Fukiwarenotaki (fall) and Oigamionsen (hot spring) one day trip in Gunma

by KASHIMA
(24) Reviews
10h $ 315 Price up to 8 people

Highlights

  • 7:45am: To pick up your group at your staying hotel.
  • 8:24am - 9:18am: To take Shinkansen from Tokyo to Takasaki
  • 9:27am – 10:19am : To take JR from takasaki to Numata  
  • 10:36am-11:20am: To take bus from Numata to Fukiwarenotaki.
  • 11:20am – 12:30pm : To do sightseeking Fukiwarenotaki and surrounding area with walking on the path.
  • 12: 30 pm –01:15 pm: To have a lunch.
  • 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm: To take bus from Fukiwarenotaki to Oigamionsen.
  • 2:00 pm – 4:15pm: To enjoy onsen bathing and see nature landscape
  • 4:46 pm – 5:30pm: To take bus from Oigamionsen to Numata.
  • 6:01 pm – 6:48 pm: To take JR from Numata to Takasaki.
  • 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm: To take Shinkansen from Takasaki to Tokyo and return to your staying hotel.
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Overview

This tour include "Fukiwarinotaki-fall"called Niagara of Orient and "Oigamionsen-hot spring as one day trip in Gunma prefecture. The stream of clear water in Katashina-valley go down to the land space broken between the earth and crashed into white splash. Oigamionsen can heal your fatigue of the walking tour of Fukiwarinotaki by bathing onsen and seeing the calm and spacious view.

What to Expect

Fukiwarenotaki Fall called Niagara of Orient which is located inside Katashina-valley in Numata-city of Gunma whose width is 30 meter and the height is 7 meter. The path walking around this area is maintained well as ringed shaped that is surrounding the falls and we walk around the path with anticlockwise rotation. Total walking time is around 60-80 minutes based on the walking pace of each tourists. After entering from the entrance beside of the national road and going down along with slope of the valley, you at first see Masutobino taki-fall with 15 meter fall which is making rumbling sound and falling with big waving. After forwarding to walk, you can see the curious rock called Hannya mask rock (female demon’s mask) on the side of the valley. This Katashina valley is the treasury of fantastically shaped rocks and huge rock. The landscape created by nature is very much dynamic combined with autumn color of leaves now in fall on surrounded mountains, fantastic rocks and the calm flow of river changing to rapid & wild flow into the falls. You can see these landscape with 360 degrees. You will feel the rugged rock skin during walking up to the road path.
After a little climbing up, you will find the Fukiwarenotaki-fall. The stream of clear water is going down to the land space broken between the earth and is crashed with white splash. That show tremendous power. After passing over the fall, you can see Senjyojiki which spread widely with around 1,000 pces of Tatami-mat.
Then, going up to the slope on the walking path along with the east side of the valley, you will find the Ukibashi-bridge and by going through that, you will reach Ukishima-small island which is located inside the river. The view from the bridge is fantastic where you can see the Hannya-rock beyond the Senjyojiki.
After going through the Haiku path, you will reach three fall observatory spots at fairly high altitude from where you will see the large scale of dynamic fall flowing down with splashing as one whole landform.
After you finish sightseeing of Fukiwarenotaki, you take a lunch near the spot and move to Oigamionsen (hot spring) to heal your fatigue of the walking tour finished and to enjoy the traditional hot spring with the calm and spacious view. You can have a experience of day trip bath.
The spring quality of Oigamionsen is sulfur spring with alkaline and the effects is to heal the muscular pain, arthralgia and skin disease.
As described above, this one day trip tour of Fukiwarenotaki and Oigamionsen in Gunma is very much attractive.

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Highlights

  • 7:45am: To pick up your group at your staying hotel.
  • 8:24am - 9:18am: To take Shinkansen from Tokyo to Takasaki
  • 9:27am – 10:19am : To take JR from takasaki to Numata  
  • 10:36am-11:20am: To take bus from Numata to Fukiwarenotaki.
  • 11:20am – 12:30pm : To do sightseeking Fukiwarenotaki and surrounding area with walking on the path.
  • 12: 30 pm –01:15 pm: To have a lunch.
  • 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm: To take bus from Fukiwarenotaki to Oigamionsen.
  • 2:00 pm – 4:15pm: To enjoy onsen bathing and see nature landscape
  • 4:46 pm – 5:30pm: To take bus from Oigamionsen to Numata.
  • 6:01 pm – 6:48 pm: To take JR from Numata to Takasaki.
  • 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm: To take Shinkansen from Takasaki to Tokyo and return to your staying hotel.

Important

I am now living in Gunma prefecture located around 100km north from Tokyo.
Therefore, if you reserve Kansai area such as Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Osaka, please request me at least one week in advance. We can exchange the idea of the tour.

1) For fairly long walking of sight -seeing, please put on the shoes to walk with ease.
2) Please prepare the cash to spend any train riding, lunch and souvenir.
3) Please be careful that bathing in onsen with tattoo is prohibited.

What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
Pick up fee for a guide: yen1500
Transportation fee of all tour routes for your family:
--> yen 11920 per person
Transportaion fee and pick up fee for a guide:
--> yen 10000
Entrance fee of all the tour spots for your family: yen 700 for hot spring
Lunch fee for your family and guide.
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point
At your hotel in Tokyo
Duration
10 hours
Starting time
07:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 8 people

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

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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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 24 )
Johnson Johnson South Africa ( Family with kids )
Excellent
17 hours ago

“ Warm, knowledgable and accommodating ”

Kashima San hosted my wife, son and I on a days' tour of Tokyo. We had prearranged the itinerary to include some sites, some shopping and a museum. He met us at our hotel and talked us through the Tokyo Rail and Subway system which once you understand it is very efficient. We saw the Imperial Palace Bridges, Zozoji Temple (which is lovely), then we had time in Ginza including time in a quaint Japanese Print Shop Kashima San had identified for us. We finished in Shinjuku. Through out the day Kashima San let us take the time we wanted to see the sites, never rushing us, explaining the points of interest many you would miss without a guide. He also told us how to easily get to sights we wanted to see on the subsequent days We have no hesitation recommending Kashima San for yo... read more

Vikki Vikki United States ( Couple )
Very Good
1 day ago

“ The Zen Temple in Arashiyama ”

I thought overall Kashima did a good job. At times, I struggled with understanding his English but we worked thru it. I was a little disappointed with the magnitude of the public transportation necessary to get to sites; and, at times Kashima was unsure of the correct subway or train line to take. It was a long, full day that was enjoyable but not sure I was recommended this particular itinerary and transportation approach to others.

KASHIMA:

Vikki san, Thank you very much for taking your time and writing useful review for me to improve in future. We visited Kyoto after picking you up at the cruise port in Osaka at 9am and escorted you back at the port by 5pm. The transportation between Osaka and Kyoto is by public transportation spending around 1hour and a half of one way. Within the time period, we visited Arashiyama area in Kyoto including Tenryuji temple, Bamboo forest, Togetsukyo-bridge(moon crossing). After that, we moved out from Arashiyama and visited Kinkakuji temple located north of Kyoto and moved to visit Fushimi Inari shrine located the south of Kyoto. Certainly, I could not well execute the time management to visit all of them with relaxed manner. I apologize that I forced you to rush to see the Fushimi Ina... read more

Theresa Theresa United States ( Friends )
Excellent
2 days ago

“ A Great Guide for a Great Trip ”

My groups’ tour with Kashima was chalk-full of information about all the sites we went to and was sprinkled with some current cultural facts in between. Kashima himself was considerate of our lesser-abled group members and even helped fix mistakes we made in regards to transportation. Overall a great tour guide, would recommend. Thanks Kashima for your patience with us.

KASHIMA:

Theresa san, Thank you very much for your great and utmost review for me. We could have a very pleasant tour during 8 days with all 16 people of you and your friends including one transportation day from Tokyo to Kyoto. You kindly reserved the service by Van transportation for 6 days. We felt as if our tour is a small size special group tour sandwiched among very big tour agency buses in large parking of each visiting spots. We visited Tokyo, Hakone, Kamakura, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka which are completely linked with the transition of capital from ancient time-flame such as Asuka->Nara->Kyoto->Kamakura->Kyoto(again)->Osaka->Edo(Tokyo). Thanks to lots of questions about Japanese history and culture from all of your group members, I could explain well at the first time about the deep relatio... read more

Sarah Sarah Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Excellent! ”

Kashima-san was a very punctual and enthusiastic tour guide. He made an incredible effort to engage with the children and provided a detailed, printed itinerary. The itinerary included lots of information about visiting spots as well as an entertaining way of introducing some essential Japanese words. Kashima-san brought us to some very reasonable and good-quality restaurants and adapted the itinerary according to our interests. Would recommend to anyone with an interest in going off the beaten track and experiencing Japan with a local flavour.

KASHIMA:

Sarah san, Thank you very much for your detail review as great as any. I am very much pleased that you and your two daughters enjoyed one and a half days Tokyo tour and one day Kamakura tour. I am very much impressed that your twin daughters are very interested in both various traditional culture style in Japan and various Japanese souvenirs. As for traditional culture, we visited Meiji shrine, Asakusa/Sensoji temple, Ueno Toshogu shrine, Ueno Daibutsu for one and half days of Tokyo tour and Great Budda in Kotokuin-temple, Hase temple, Tsuruoka-Hachiman shrine in one day Kamakura tour. All these spots are deeply related with Japanese history such as Heian era, Kamakura-era, Edo-era , Meiji restoration ,how original Samurai had appeared in Japan related with the actual social status in ... read more

Stephen Stephen Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ Sumo, Temples, Shrines and Geiko in Tokyo ”

Our family of 6 had an excellent and enriching tour with Kashima-san. One of the main reasons we wanted a guide in Tokyo was to help with arranging a tour of a sumo stable in Tokyo, many of which are weary of visitors. Despite this, Kashima-san managed to book a tour of the Hakkaku sumo stable. Ahead of the visit, Kashima-san sent us a summary of sumo wrestling and what we might expect to see in the training. And during the training, he explained the complex rituals and ranking of the sumo wrestlers. This made the sumo training a very interesting experience. After the tour of the stables, Kashima-san took us to the sumo museum which was also vey interesting and gave us some historical context to sumo. Overall, by the end of sumo tour we had a much deeper understanding and appreciation of s... read more

KASHIMA:

Steve san, Thank you very much for your detail grateful review for me. I am very much impressed that you, your wife and your four children all enjoyed and excited to see Japanese tradition and ritual Marshal art sport of Sumo. We could watch actual severe Sumo training for around 2 hours and a half by all sumo wrestlers in Hakkaku stable. I think all of you understood how sumo wrestlers are strong, tough with patient and courteous. Also, there are extremely bendy. I think that you all will improve the way of watching sumo by this experience. Also, I am pleased that you all are so interested in Japanese culture, history and religion of Shinto and Buddhism. I could exchange interesting conversation with you. I am looking forward to supporting you for your next trip in Japan. Thanks, Kash... read more