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Island Adventure Sea Kayak Tour(Ise-Shima)
Island Adventure Sea Kayak Tour(Ise-Shima)
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from: $45

Come on an uninhabited island adventure by sea kayak! Large birds soar the skies while finless porpoises swim the coastal waters. Beneath the waves, fish swim and sea grass sways with the current, as Ama forage the sea floor for shellfish. On this tour, you will visit 3 small uninhabited islands in Ise-Shima National Park. Large wild birds, Black Kites, inhabit these islands. From February to June, you can spot small finless porpoises called “Sunameri”, diving in and out of the water. In the sea, discover the mysterious underwater seaweed forests swaying with the underwater currents. In these conditions, the traditional fishing methods of the free-diving fishing women : Ama-san, can be seen. The Ama’s fishing history dates back over 3000 years in the Toba-Shima area. If you are lucky, you can meet them in person. This tour will let you experience the close connection between nature and Japanese culture. The departure point is very close to Toba station and easily accessible. Our guide will assist you while kayaking, so you can enjoy it even if its your first time! Please mention at reservation if you need to rental (free) clothes and marine shoes!

Ise Jingu(Ise Grand Shrine) Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Ise Jingu(Ise Grand Shrine) Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $75

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Ise area! The city houses the Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrine that is about 2000 years old. The shrine is the center of major religious and spiritual activities. The Ise trip is incomplete without paying respect to the supreme deity Amaterasu Omikami (the sun goddess) . You will also come across the traditional Japanese foods and history while visiting Okage Yokocho street. Let us know what special requests you have for the day and we will customize your itinerary in advance! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Private Tour - Wonder at the Spirituality of Shinto
Private Tour - Wonder at the Spirituality of Shinto's Sacred Sites in Ise
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from: $106

There are over 80,000 shrines in Japan; Ise Grand Shrine is special as it is considered to be the most prestigious. We will take you to Naiku, dedicated to the god of the Imperial family, and Geku, dedicated to the god of meals, as well as other shrines. For generations, people have respected the shrines in Ise and the surrounding areas. In the Edo era when trains and cars did not exist, millions of people visited Ise Jingu to pray. You will understand when you see the paintings. You can also try Ise's specialties such as Akafuku and Udon♪ You may find out an interesting side of the Imperial family when you visit their gorgeous accommodations. otomo guide will show you the profoundness of shrines.

WE LOVE SHINRIN-YOKU tour (1-day)
WE LOVE SHINRIN-YOKU tour (1-day)
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from: $98

Through the experience of Forest Therapy and Cycling, we enjoy great nature, history and culture of Misugi. Misugi is very beautiful, quiet and peaceful Inaka place. Misugi has unique history, culuture and lifestyle. Inaka means the country-side in Japanese. However, Misugi is now facing at extreme depopulation problem. The population decreased by half in this 2 decades. We want to empower our village by tourism. Because tourism can connect many people and industries. Then, we made an organization "Inaka Tourism". We provide 4 kinds of experiences (All 1-day tour). 1. "Purify your mind and body" tour - Zen Meditation, Forest Therapy and Lunch 2. "Pilgrimage walks" tour - Straw Marquetry, Historical Walks and Lunch 3. "Touch the Forester's Life" tour - Forestry, Kijishi Wood craft and Lunch 4. "We Love Nature" tour - Forest Therapy, Cycling and Lunch

Full-Day Ninja Unique Experience in Iga
Full-Day Ninja Unique Experience in Iga
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from: $195

Ninjas… A Japanese concept which is known all around the World. Everybody know about them and dream to have a ninja experience, especially during a trip in Japan. To visit Iga is the occasion to visit a famous Japanese ninja village.

Small-Group Full-Day Ama Divers Tour in Toba with Lunch
Small-Group Full-Day Ama Divers Tour in Toba with Lunch
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from: $112

This tour features unique aspects of Japanese culture and history that even Japanese people might not really know of. Experience the Amas' diving show Mikimoto Pearl island followed by a visit to a pearl museum.

Interacting with real ama divers in a traditional ama hut (AMA hut HACHIMAN)
Interacting with real ama divers in a traditional ama hut (AMA hut HACHIMAN)
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from: $19

Since times of yore, Japan’s ama (“women of the sea”) have been diving for abalone and other underwater bounty – and most famously of all, for pearls. At Ama Hut Hachiman in IseShima, take the chance for a close-up look at their way of life. Try on elegant ama diving garb, join the divers in a traditional dance and feast on freshly caught seafood (vegetarians also catered for). Their warm hospitality and tales of the sea will move each and every listener. Ise-Shima, equidistant between Tokyo and Osaka, is less than two hours from Chubu Centrair International Airport Nagoya.

Make your own jewelry with akoya pearls produced in Ise-Shima, the motherland of pearl farming
Make your own jewelry with akoya pearls produced in Ise-Shima, the motherland of pearl farming
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from: $36

Make your very own jewelry with akoya pearls, a part of traditional Japanese culture! You can learn about the beautiful nature and rich culture of Ise-Shima, a major pearl farming area.

Fishing With Japanese Fisherman(Ise-Shima )
Fishing With Japanese Fisherman(Ise-Shima )
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from: $90

Make an unforgettable fishing experience with Japanese fisherman, and enjoy your fresh catch for lunch! Catch your food with Japanese fisherman! On this tour, we will depart from Toba Bay with a fisherman’s boat and use their fishing equipment. New to sea fishing? Don’t worry! Our professional fisherman will take you to the best fishing spot and teach you some fishing techniques to get a great catch. You can fish some seasonal fish, such as sea bream, mackerel, and scorpion fish (kasago). At the end of the tour, enjoy your fresh caught fish at a local restaurant. There is no better way to spend the day with family on the sea of Ise-Shima National Park! 【Duration : 4 hours】

"Even kayaking beginners can breathe easy alongside our accompanying instructor!
One and a half hours for a kayaking activity is the perfect amount of time for couples and families. 
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"Even kayaking beginners can breathe easy alongside our accompanying instructor! One and a half hours for a kayaking activity is the perfect amount of time for couples and families. Let's set off and paddle toward the superb view of Ago Bay along the islands and the sea!"
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from: $47

"Located inside ""Ise-Shima National Park, ""Ago Bay"", one of the leading ria coasts in Japan, is an inland sea which is relatively calm and beautiful throughout the year. On sunny days, a superb landscape spreads out under a contrast provided by the blue sky and sea against the green color of the islands. The scenery viewed from a kayak paddled out in the sea has a slightly different feeling than the one seen from the viewing deck on land. Our tandem kayak is a wide and stable boat which is fun for everyone: young, old, tall, small, beginners and experts alike will all enjoy this calming, beautiful tour. Are you a beginner? Don't worry! Our instructor gives instructions on paddling before and throughout the tour! Of course, the instructor can also get on board with you and guide you along the way. Let's set off and paddle toward the superb view of Ago Bay along the islands and the sea! "

A 3-hour round trip along the islands! This gorgeous kayaking tour lets you enjoy the scenery of Ago Bay while building your kayaking skills! You can relax knowing that our helpful and knowledgeable tour guide is right by your side the whole time.
A 3-hour round trip along the islands! This gorgeous kayaking tour lets you enjoy the scenery of Ago Bay while building your kayaking skills! You can relax knowing that our helpful and knowledgeable tour guide is right by your side the whole time.
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from: $67

"The inland sea is relatively calm and beautiful throughout the year. On sunny days, a superb landscape spreads out under a contrast provided by the blue sky and sea against the green color of the islands. The scenery viewed from a kayak paddled out in the sea has a slightly different feeling than the one seen from the viewing deck on land. Our tandem kayak is a wide and stable boat which is fun for everyone: young, old, tall, small, beginners and experts alike will all enjoy this calming, beautiful tour. Are you a beginner? Don't worry! Our instructor gives instructions on paddling before and throughout the tour! Of course, the instructor can also get on board with you and guide you along the way. The 3-hour course is a long distance tour which goes around the islands, and lets you leisurely enjoy both kayaking and viewing the scenery; satisfaction guaranteed. This course is recommended even for beginners who can't wait to start kayaking! Let's set off and paddle toward the picturesque scenery created by the sea and the islands! "

Visit to a nostalgic fishermen and ama diver village
Visit to a nostalgic fishermen and ama diver village
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from: $375

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Fisherman’s after-hours tour
Fisherman’s after-hours tour
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from: $57

Toshi Island (Toshijima) is famous for fishing. In addition, there are many traditional fishing, and the inheritance of fisherman’s skills and ingenuity supports the island’s life. Stroll through the markets and fisherman villages where fishermen land. Afterwards, the tour will visit the fishermen’s work hut, returning from pole-and-line fishing(traditional way) of Spanish mackerel!

Explore Fishermen Island in Japan(Ise-Shima)
Explore Fishermen Island in Japan(Ise-Shima)
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from: $53

Take a 20 minute boat ride and explore Toba’s fisherman village! We will bring you to Toshi Island, which is regarded as the best place to explore Japanese fisherman daily life in Ise-Shima, and have lunch in local restaurant!

Discover Forester
Discover Forester's Life tour (1-day)
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from: $98

Through the experience of Forestry and "Kijishi" Wooden Craft, your will know real life of Misugi, as known as forestry village. Misugi is very beautiful, quiet and peaceful Inaka place. Misugi has unique history, culuture and lifestyle. Inaka means the country-side in Japanese. However, Misugi is now facing at extreme depopulation problem. The population decreased by half in this 2 decades. We want to empower our village by tourism. Because tourism can connect many people and industries. Then, we made an organization "Inaka Tourism". We provide 4 kinds of experiences (All 1-day tour). 1. "Purify your mind and body" tour - Zen Meditation, Forest Therapy and Lunch 2. "Pilgrimage walks" tour - Straw Marquetry, Historical Walks and Lunch 3. "Touch the Forester's Life" tour - Forestry, Kijishi Wood craft and Lunch 4. "We Love Nature" tour - Forest Therapy, Cycling and Lunch

Food trip at a farmer
Food trip at a farmer's inn Matsusaka beef sukiyaki experience
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from: $126

A farmer's inn in Taiki-cho, which is highly regarded as a fattening area for Matsusaka beef. It is a “food x agriculture x night” experience where you can enjoy warm interaction.

Feel what you never experienced before, a water ball! There`s nothing between you and the view! Experiencing is believing! It is a walk floating between the sky and the sea.
Feel what you never experienced before, a water ball! There`s nothing between you and the view! Experiencing is believing! It is a walk floating between the sky and the sea.
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from: $51

"Because it is a transparent ball, nothing obstructs your view, and you can enjoy the scenery of the sky, the sea, and the surroundings, as well as a walk on the sea! Above all, this is a one-of-a-kind feeling and experience that you can't know until you've tried it. Are you ready to walk on water?"

Become a real fisherman!! Fisherman experience and grilled red snapper on a shiogama salt pot
Become a real fisherman!! Fisherman experience and grilled red snapper on a shiogama salt pot
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from: $81

A cruise overlooking the greenery of the mountains and the sea of rias, feed red snapper and become a fisherman for the day. Dive into the fish tank in the summer!! Swim with the red snappers. Some of the fishes caught will be lunch. After that, experience grilling the red snapper on a shiogama salt pot. Steam red snapper on a pot of salt. Lunch is served with a bowl of rice and soup.

Ise Jingu(Ise Grand Shrine) Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
Ise Jingu(Ise Grand Shrine) Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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from: $94

This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Ise area! The city houses the Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrine that is about 2000 years old. The shrine is the center of major religious and spiritual activities. The Ise trip is incomplete without paying respect to the supreme deity Amaterasu Omikami (the sun goddess) . You will also come across the traditional Japanese foods and history while visiting Okage Yokocho street. Let us know what special requests you have for the day and we will customize your itinerary in advance! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Shirataki Takigyo Meditation Experience in Toba
Shirataki Takigyo Meditation Experience in Toba
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from: $33

The Kami (God) of Shirataki has been trusted by local people as a god of natural faith for over 1300 years. It is a sacred place where trainees stand below waterfalls to purify their mind and spirit. The whole forest connects with the Kami and is still loved by the locals as a “Forest for prayers” for the last 1000 years. If today’s complex society is leaving you tired and in need of refreshment, we suggest a reconnection with nature through the waterfall here and a mountain walk. We pray for tranquility in your hearts and the renewal of your spirit.

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