Fire Festival Tour
* This tour takes place on 15th January every year so is only suitable for visitors in Hakuba over this date.
Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival, where torch-bearing villagers battle it out in an effort to burn down each other’s wooden shrines, is one of the most exciting festivals in Japan. The event brings thousands of spectators who gather to pray for the good fortune of the village. This tour takes you to the picturesque Japanese village of Nozawa Onsen where you will get the chance to sample the local fares and see the sights of the village. Following a traditional dinner, you get the chance to witness one of Japan’s most celebrated fire festivals.
Tour includes transport from Hakuba, an English-speaking guide, Oyaki steamed buns, traditional Japanese set menu dinner, and insurance.
Tour Date: 15th January (Annually)
Tour bus departs for Nozawa Onsen at 15:00
Arrive at Nozawa Onsen at 17:00
Guided tour of the village
Dosojin Fire Festival (20:00-22:45)
Arrive back to Hakuba (01:00-01:30)
*Space is limited so book early!
*Confirmed tours are subject to a 100% cancellation fee 0-3 days prior to the tour date
*Tour takes place at night time and ends at a very late hour. It includes exposure to alcohol consumption in large quantities, so please consider before booking with children.