Immerse yourself in the local culture with an unforgettable festival experience
This festival is not only must-see but also must do!! Come and celebrate with us to create wonderful and unforgettable memories in Fujinomiya.
The Mt.Fuji local autumn festival is held every year to give thanks for a good harvest. It is held at Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, a UNESCO world heritage site, where the locals worship the goddess of Mt.Fuji . This is an important local festival with over 1200 years of history, and a tradition that has been handed down over generations.
In the festival, you can see 20 Dashi (floats) parading around the town. Locals aboard the floats would engage in a competition with the other floats as they try to outshine each other with music played using traditional Japanese instruments.
En-Ya Mt. Fuji Ecotours will provide 12 guests the opportunity to experience authentic Japanese culture through an exclusive festival tour.
This tour allows you to participate in a historical local festival that is held once a year at the bottom of Mt. Fuji, interact with the locals, and experience rural life in Japan. You will get the chance to join the festival in Takane district, and take part in the traditional float pulling activities, as well as, celebrate with the warm-hearted locals with some traditional dancing and sake made with fresh Mt.
Fuji spring water. This exclusive festival tour is made possible by En-Ya's continued collaboration with the local community in the development and improvement of ecotourism in Fujinomiya.
What to bring: Jackets, long sleeves T-shirt and pants(for the festival), black or dark-colored pants(for the festival)
*It will be quite cool during the night, please prepare warm clothing.
Please book this our until 21 days in advance.
Price and Booking
- Fujinomiya city, Shizuoka
- 2 days
- Nov 4th
- The main Torii gate of Mt Fuji Sengen Taisha Shrine