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Canyoning in the deep mountains of Kousegawa Valley. Kousegawa is one of the most beautiful rivers in Japan for its outstanding crystal-clear water. In this tour, you will visit a hidden place "Kousegawa Valley", which is upstream of the famous Mitarai Valley. An experienced canyoning instructor from the local tour company will take you full-fledged canyoning, including sliding down, jumping off, and climbing a waterfall or a mountain. Refresh yourself to your heart's content in these hidden mountain streams.

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 1 Canyoning in Kousegawa Valley

9:50-10:00 a.m: Make your own way to the meeting location at "Tenkawa Tenwa-no-sato" civic center. 

After hearing instructions, you will change into a wetsuit and go to the starting point of canyoning by car. Please enjoy canyoning in Kousegawa Valley, a hidden place that is famous for outstanding clear crystal water.

Canyoning is for about 3 hours. Enjoy mountain streams with activities such as shower climbing, jumping off, and sliding down. Take a lunch break while looking beautiful small waterfalls. From the ending location of canyoning, you will go back to "Tenkawa Tenwa-no-sato" by car and change clothes there.

15:00 p.m: The tour ends at "Tenkawa Tenwa-no-sato". Make your own way to the next destination on your own. 

  • Canyoning guide
  • Tour guide (from Kashihara Jingumae Station to Shimoichiguchi Station)
  • Gears rental (wetsuit, helmet, shoes)
  • Short pants rental (for protecting the wetsuit)
  • Admission fee "Ten-no-kawa Hot Spring" (including a towel)
  • Train ride (from Kashihara Jingumae Station to Shimoichiguchi Station)
  • Taxi ride (from Shimoichiguchi Station to Tenkawa Tenwa-no-sato, from Ten-no-kawa Hot spring to Shimoichiguchi station)

 

  • Summer Time (Jul-01 - Sep-30)
  • Upon your request, you can skip activities such as sliding down, jumping off, and climbing. You can enjoy the tour even if you are not athletic or a good swimmer. Please feel free to consult with us upon booking.
  • Due to unforeseen conditions such as weather on the day, the areas (streams) for canyoning are subject to change without notice. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
  • Participants: 2 – 6 persons
  • Age: 11 or above (Note that a minor under the age of 20 should be accompanied by a guardian aged 20 or above.)
  • If your height is 140 cm or less, or 185 cm or more, please let us know beforehand for us to prepare the right gears.
  • Explanations by a canyoning instructor are in simple English
  • Please receive a ticket for "Tenwa-no-kawa Hot Spring" before the tour ends.
  • Due to unforeseen conditions such as weather on the day, the areas (streams) for canyoning are subject to change without notice. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

 

[Bring your own]

  • Lunch (bring your own meal such as rice balls or sandwiches that are easy to carry) (there are no shops available near the site)
  • Swimsuit (thin enough for wearing under a wetsuit)
  • Long-sleeved or short-sleeved shirt (tight-fitting and quick-dry type made of chemical fiber is recommended)
  • Socks (that cover your ankles for protection against leeches and sunburn)

 

[Maybe useful]

  • Swimming goggles (for viewing the beautiful, natural underwater world)
  • Disposable contact lenses are recommended for those who wear contact lenses.
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