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Kunisaki Peninsula 2 Days Tour: into a world of religion and history

Kunisaki Peninsula 2 Days Tour: into a world of religion and history - Usa, Japan

Duration: 2 days
Location: Usa, Japan

From USD
$550.95

In this private tour, explore and immerse yourself in Japan's rich and unique religious culture with over 1,300 year of history in Kunisaki, Oita prefecture. English-speaking guide will kindly help you.

What is Kunisaki peninsula?
Kunisaki Peninsula is an isolated mountainous region deep in rural Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands ... More info ›

In this private tour, explore and immerse yourself in Japan's rich and unique religious culture with over 1,300 year of history in Kunisaki, Oita prefecture. English-speaking guide will kindly help you.

What is Kunisaki peninsula?
Kunisaki Peninsula is an isolated mountainous region deep in rural Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands. It is known as sacred place where ascetic Buddhist monks trained to attain spiritual enlightenment.
The landscape shaped by volcanoes, such as Futago-san Mountain located in the centre of the peninsula , the area is rich in natural resources such as andesite and tuff.
As a result, you will find Fudo Myo-o carved in cliffs and rocks in river and also stone statues of Nio around the area.
It is said that 80% of stone statues of Nio is found in Kunisaki Peninsula. Apart from status of Nio, thanks to unique local religious culture, you will also find various Buddhism statues in many different expressions, in anger, modesty, humorous and so on.

Itinerary
[Day 1]
8:32am Depart from Hakata station move to Usa station by bullet train and express.
- Meet the guide at Usa station.
Ticket will be handed in advance.Please be careful not to miss the specified train.
Usa Jingu (60mins)
- It is known as the birthplace of syncretization of Shinto and Buddhism.
Shittoui experience (40mins)
- Shittoui is the rush known as the material for Tatami mat.
-Experience the production of rush products.  
Lunch time (60mins)
- Lunch is not included.
Futago temple (70mins)
- See the famous stone statue of Nio
- See the GOMADAKI(a buddism fire celemony with burning wood sticks)
Gotsuji-fudoson (70mins)
- Superb view from the summit of Mt.Fudo.
Shojoko-temple ( 30mins)
- The temple with Torii
Matama coast and Kaimon hot spring ( 60mins)
- Panoramic sunset view from the coast.
- Enjoy reserved private hot spring.
Stay at the inn Yugennoyado (1night)
- Dinner and breakfast is included.

[Day 2]
Farm work experience (30mins) 
Fuki-Temple (40mins)
- Zen meditation at the temple.
Onie history museum and Kawanaka-Fudo,Tennen-temple ( 60mins)
- Watching the movie about the traditional festival.
Lunch time (60mins)
- Lunch is not included.
Asahi-kannon and Yuuhi-kannon (10mins)
- Look down the panoramic landscape of Tashibuno-sho (UNESCO Future heritage)
Maki-oodo and Kumano-magaibutsu (80mins)
- Visit the historically valuable Buddha statues.
4:49pm Back to Hakata station
- Tour ends at the Usa station.
- Move to Hakata on your own.

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Hot Spring Capital of Yufuin Rickshaw Tour

Hot Spring Capital of Yufuin Rickshaw Tour - Yufu, Japan

Duration: 30 minutes - 2 hours
Location: Yufu, Japan

From USD
$42.85

“Once in a lifetime” hot springs - Yufuin. Everything is fitted into the surrounding nature, mountains, woods, grassland and rivers ... More info ›

“Once in a lifetime” hot springs - Yufuin. Everything is fitted into the surrounding nature, mountains, woods, grassland and rivers. It is a result of the people in Yufuin faithfully preserving the natural beauty of the town. Relax and enjoy the hot spring in the untouched nature.

Kick back and relax, while your driver will guide you through the lush green valleys of the European-looking village of Yufuin, the unofficial hot spring capital of Japan. Meet your guide any time between 9:30am and 5:30pm at the entrance of the Yufuin train station. You can effortlessly cover the spacious area of the valley and fields and still gain a informative and broad overview of the little town with an European atmosphere, rich in arts and culture on a rickshaw.

The tours described below are model routes. They may be further customized based on your preferred starting and ending point, the length of your tour and points of interests.

30 Minute Option
Heading south from the train station, and after passing through a narrow street surrounded by high walls, you will see the iconic view of Yufuin. Abundant rice fields, blue skies and mountains in the back. On the east side you will then see the Bussanji Temple. Before the tour comes to an end, your driver will guide you halfway around the Kinrin lake.

45 Minute Option
Heading south and after passing through a narrow street surrounded by high walls on each side, you will see the signature image of Yufuin. Abundant rice fields, blue skies and mountains in the back. On the east side you will see a national monument and the Bussanji Temple. Before the tour comes to an end, your driver will guide you halfway around the Kinrin lake. From the finishing point is a light 20 minute walk back to the train station.

1 Hour Option
Your guide will take you south through the small streets, passing the Kozenin Temple. Soon you will see the signature image of Yufuin. Abundant rice fields, blue skies and mountains in the back. Afterwards the guide will whisk you over to the natural monument and the Bussanji Temple of Yufu city. Before the tour comes to an end, your driver will guide you halfway around the fascinating Kinrin lake.

2 Hour Option
From the train station, your guide will take you south through the small streets, passing the Kozen-in Temple. After stopping by at a spacious temple surrounded by trees, the Unagihime-shrine, your guide will take you to the very edge of the mountain for you to discover another special shrine. Returning towards town along the rice fields, you will enjoy the iconic, panoramic view of Yufuin. By taking a parallel street to the rice fields, you will enter a relatively narrow street, surrounded by a wall, constructed from fist-sized stones. Upon exiting this street, the guide will whisk you over to the natural monument of Yufu-city and the Bussanji Temple. Before the tour comes to an end, your driver will guide you halfway around the Kinrin lake, fascinating to watch in the winter, when cold air evaporates from above the water. Then your driver will wheel you through the streets of the main part of town, back to the starting point.

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