This is a special 3 day tour to the rural village Tenryu in southern Nagano where you will be able to enjoy traditional local lifestyles and see the local autumn festival!
- See the autumn festival in Tenryu village
- Explore the rural Tenryu village on a deeper level
- Enjoy activities in a remote rural village
- Discover the beautiful natural scenery of Nagano
This is a 3-day tour to Tenryu village, located in the southernmost part of Nagano prefecture. Half of the population is over 65 years old.
There aren't any convenience stores or traffic signals. There is nothing but hills and pristine nature. Tenryu is the most remote village in Nagano.
As you drive deep into the mountains, the village appears suddenly along the slope of the mountain. You will be surprised by its location. Due to the harsh weather and limited living space, people have to rely on various natural blessings to survive. As a result, many unique festivals and prayers were born in Tenryu village. Explore one of the most unique villages in southern Nagano!
This tour is available only on October 10-11-12 when you can see the local autumn festival.
Below are the details of this tour:
Place: Tenryu village, south Nagano prefecture
Date: October 10, 11, 12, 2015
Meeting point and time: JR Shinjuku station at 09:30am
Activities: See the Tenryu village autumn festival, experience local life and culture, cultural exchange with locals, cook meals with local ingredients, and other activities you can do in the village.
※The activities may change depending on weather conditions and other factors.
October 10 (dinner included)
09:30 Shinjuku station
14:16 Iida bus station
14:43 Leave Iida station
15:45 Tenryu village
17:00 Tenryu Autumn festival
October 11 (three meals included)
09:00 Explore Tenryu village
12:00 Tenryu village Autumn festival
18:00 Tenryu village Autumn festival
October 12 (breakfast and lunch included)
13:38 Leave Tenryu village
14:42 Iida station
14:59 Leave Iida
19:15 Shinjuku station
JR Shinjuku station (the exact location will be shared after you book)