Nikko, where has a history as internationally flourished summer resort in old times from 19th century to 20th century, has cool climate enough to be called "natural refrigerator". In Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring area, we recommend water activities for this season in Kinugawa River known as one of the most beautiful valley in Japan. You can enjoy whole day playing various activities such as Kinugawa River Boat Tour, rafting, canyoning and canoeing feeling the magnificent nature in Kinugawa River. Above all, Kinugawa River Boat Tour is the most famous activity in which you can enjoy the beauty of the valley created by grand nature going down the river slowly. You cannot miss skillful rowing by a experienced boatman too. Also, even beginners or parents and children can enjoy Canoeing Experience Tour without hesitation as an experienced instructor is to be attended during this tour. Grab the Fish is a populous event in summer in which you can eat grilled fish you grabbed by yourself with salt. Why not get refreshed in the hot spring after these water activities?
Boat tour visiting strangely shaped rocks such as Tateiwa Rock or Gorilla Rock. You can enjoy magnificent sculpture-like beauty created by grand nature.
Outdoor tour going down the stream of the valley with all other passengers. Enjoy Kinugawa River nature in various activities.
Thrilling experience such as jumping into a basin of a waterfall and slide down the natural rapid stream with your body. The populous tour even children can participate.
60 minutes canoeing experience. Barbeque at river beach and cooking pizza in stone oven are available as option plans.
Safe and enjoyable canoe tour for beginners of all ages. Enjoy water activities like swimming and jumping from rocks.
Grabbing and fishing of rainbow trout in mountain stream. Populous activity for all families from children to adults.
Why not experience atmosphere of Japanese tradition and culture in major summer event in Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring? In Ryuou Festival in July, a lot of mikoshi parade around Kinugawa Hot Spring, while folk entertainment performances and various shows are held at the stages. In Hot Spring Summer Festival in August, you can participate in Bon Dancing freely in hot spring district enjoying fireworks. Night Festival Over the Bridge is also recommended, in which you can enjoy walking through Kinugawa hot spring district with beer feeling cool wind. Why not go out for it after checking-in at hotels?
Summer tradition in Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring. Mikoshi parade, folk entertainment performances are held livened up by fireworks.
Bon Dancing in hot spring district, shops, free drink service and lottery are scheduled.
Enjoy walking through Kinugawa hot spring district which has different atmosphere at nights and cold beer feeling cool wind.
Event only in summer season held to pray for being in sound health or realization of great ambition spraying water on mikoshi. Watch mikoshi parading around Edo and feel the coolness of Japan.
Aqua Ball that was popular last year comes back. This year Aqua Roller for two-riders is newly introduced. Let's play on the water as much as you want on a hot summer!
One of Japan's largest lily fields. 5 million lilies of 50 different varieties such as Asiatic hybrid and oriental hybrid bloom profusely in 100,000m2 field.
Natural ice made of underground water of Nikko Renzan is a brand ice of Nikko stocked in warehouse during winter and put out in summer. You can taste original soft cream not only of local strawberry, Tochiotome, but also of lily and begonia that has colorful appearance.
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During 10 days event period, fantastic Andon light covers Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring district gently. The flowers arranged by Mr.Hiroki Maeno, famous Japanese practitioner of flower arrangement are decorated this year. "The Concert in Moonlight" using traditional Japanese music instruments is held in the extraordinary atmosphere, restaurants open, and "Visit Hot Spring" where you can enjoy hot springs of some Ryokans is held, also powdered green tea is served in weekends. Please experience hot springs and nature you cannot have in urban life.