[Program currently off season] Authentic experience in the Local Community

  • Program
    Per person (2 participants):70,000 JPY
    time period
    April 1, 2020~November 30, 2020 [Handled by the Request Base]
    1-night, 2-day trip
    Language English

Enjoy meeting the local folk living in Totsukawa Village. Experience the Bon Odori Musashi O-Odori dance which has been held for more than 300 years.

The Musashi O-Odori is a dance which has been passed down from generation to generation, and has been designated an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.
You can wear the actual Bon Odori costumes for the traditional dance, and hear lectures given by locals.
A great opportunity to meet and enjoy the company of the friendly locals in Totsukawa.

Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Authentic experience in the Local Community
Program fee

Per person (2 participants):70,000 JPY

Available time period

2020-04-01 - 2020-11-30

Schedule ○Day 1 (no guide service)
Check-in at the ryokan
*Check-in time is after 3pm.
18:00/19:00 Dinner at ryokan
Free to relax on your own for the rest of the day

〇Day 2
7:00 Breakfast at the ryokan
8:30 Meet with the guide
Take a taxi to Musashi area
9:00 Experience Musashi O-Odori dance
10:30 Take a taxi to the ryokan or bus stop
Things to bring / required items Nothing in particular
Included in this fee Taxi (on day 2), Experience of the Mushashi Bon-odori, 1 night accommodation at ryokan (dinner and breakfast included), Guide (on day 2)
Not included in fees Round trip bus fare, Personal expenses
Meeting location Ryokan in Totsukawa Village
Address of meeting location Totsukawa-mura Yoshino-gun , Nara-prefecture

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Payment method Please pay by credit card
Language English


You will stay at Totsukawasou, Kosenkaku Yoshinoya, or another place of that class.
Since we can only handle your lodging once your reservation has arrived, you unfortunately cannot choose which one you will stay in.


22 days before reservation or later : 0%
21~15 days before reservation or later : 50%
14 days before reservation or later : 100%
No contact / no show : 100%

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  • Profile

    Nara Visitors Bureau is a DMC (Destination Management Company) based in this ancient city, Nara. We offer various tours that are not just sight-seeing visits, but are cultural and historical experiences in which you can feel, touch and taste the real Nara.


    Company information

    Company:Nara Visitor's Bureau
    Address:3 Ikeno-cho Nara-city Nara-prefecture

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