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Visit ‘Onibidaki’, fire festival, in 8 villages

  • [Kagoshima] Kagoshima-shi
  • [Guided Tour] Lifestyle & Festival

Warm up in cold weather! Visit 8 villages' fire festivals and meet locals!

‘Onibidaki’, a fire festival to pray for good health, has a long history.
The fire blazing up in the dark is immense and attractive.
– Warmed up your body and hearts with local food provided by locals
– Eat local food and enjoy talking with locals
– Experience extraordinary time which is totally different from other destinations and tours

17:00-17:45 Meeting and moving to the villages
18:00-18:30 Lighting ceremony and listening to the story about the festival
18:30-20:30 Visiting each village, seeing different onibidaki and eating local food
20:30-21:15 Taking guests to hotels or the meeting point

[In case of rain]
We will change the tour schedule.
‘Shouch Bars Hopping Tour’ or ‘Weaving Oshima Tsumugi Experience’ (planned)

‘Shouch Bars Hopping Tour’
– Hopping around Shochu Bars at lively ‘Tenmonkan’ shopping arcade in Kagoshima-shi.
– Enjoy the differences of the restaurant itself, the variety of shochu they sell and the food suitable to the shochu.
Note: Children are not allowed to join. Please pay your own food and drinks.

‘Weaving Oshima Tsumugi Experience’ (17:00-18:00)
– A traditional craft ‘Oshima Tsumugi’ from Amami Islands in Kagoshima is one of the three famous textiles in the world.
– Try weaving it with traditional loom.
– Decorate a pen with Oshima Tsumugi and take yours home!
Note: Children can participate. Please pay the fee (JPY 1,210 (tax inlc.)) on site.

*Tour runs with a Chinese or English-speaking guide.

Detailed information
At the beginning of January. Reservation required.
Anytime between 17:00 and 21:00
Time required
Approx. 2 hours
Target age
Anybody / All the children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Experience fee
JPY 5,500 per a person (tax incl.)
[What's included] Transportation during the tour
- This experience requires good weather. There is a possibility to be canceled due to poor weather.
Basic information
Name of facility
Climbest Co., Ltd
Yoshida Elementary School Area, Kagoshima-shi
Please come to the West Exit of JR Kagoshima-Chuo station.
Meeting at JR Kagoshima-Chuo station. After the tour, taking guests to JR Kagoshima-Chuo station or hotels.
Reservation acceptability
Reservations available: Please contact us using the inquiry form below.
- This reservation will be confirmed after checking the availability.
- This could be a private tour/activity upon request. (Only your group will participate.)
- This experience requires a minimum of 2 travelers.
- The reservation is required 1 month prior.
- Please let us know the following information: lead traveler's name and phone number and all travelers's full names.
- Please let us know if you want to join alternative tours in case of rain. (We will not refund if you join the alternative tour. We will refund only if you let us know that you don't join it in advance.)
- Also, please let us know which alternative tour, 'Shouch Bars Hopping Tour' or 'Weaving Oshima Tsumugi Experience', you want to join.
About cancellation fee
Non refundable after confirmation
Consult with concierge
A dedicated concierge can help arrange the original travel plan and arrange accommodation. Please feel free to contact us
+81-505317-4494(10:00 ~ 19:00)
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