Private Tour - Nagatoro's Exquisite View Over a Float Down the River

Try the local street food and visit a power spot as well.

Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture is famous for its beautiful canyon. The layered rock formations, known as iwadatami, show us the long history of this planet and the power of nature. On this tour you will enjoy a boat ride through the canyon, taking in its fantastic scenery. Your otomo tour guide will also take you to a museum where you can learn about Nagatoro’s natural environment. They will translate anything you need to know if you need help! Make sure you make the most of the local food too – we recommend you try the fantastic shaved ice! The Hodosan Shrine you will be visiting is a great tourist destination and was given a star by the highly trusted Michilen Green Guide.
* Duration: 5 to 6 hours
* Starts: Yorii, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Try the local street food and visit a power spot as well.

Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture is famous for its beautiful canyon. The layered rock formations, known as iwadatami, show us the long history of this planet and the power of nature. On this tour you will enjoy a boat ride through the canyon, taking in its fantastic scenery. Your otomo tour guide will also take you to a museum where you can learn about Nagatoro’s natural environment. They will translate anything you need to know if you need help! Make sure you make the most of the local food too – we recommend you try the fantastic shaved ice! The Hodosan Shrine you will be visiting is a great tourist destination and was given a star by the highly trusted Michilen Green Guide.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Saitama Prefectural Museum of Nature, 1417-1 Nagatoro, Chichibu District, Saitama 369-1305, Japan

This museum exhibits everything to do with the natural environment of Saitama Prefecture. Learn all about the plants, animals and rock formations (iwadatami) of Nagatoro’s canyon before you go river rafting!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: そば処 うちだ, 1503 Nagatoro, Chichibu District, Saitama 369-1305, Japan

・Sobadokoro Uchida: Enjoy the wonderful flavor of this soba restaurant’s handmade noodles. We also recommend you try their deliciously fluffy shaved ice!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nagatoro Station Parking Lot, Nagatoro, Chichibu District, Saitama 369-1305, Japan

・Nagatoro River Boating: The most popular activity in Nagatoro is the 15 minute boat ride through the canyon. Take in the exquisite scenery of Nagatoro’s natural environment and enjoy a rough but very entertaining journey down the river.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Nagatoro Iwadatami Rocks, Nagatoro, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun 369-1305 Saitama Prefecture

Nagatoro is famous for its rock formations known as iwadatami. Your tour guide will take you to a place where you can walk on them!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nagatoro Iwadatamidori Shotengai, Nagatoro, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun 369-1305 Saitama Prefecture

・Iwadatami Dori Shopping District: Enjoy 400m of souvenir shops and places to taste the local food! With your otomo tour guide, you will have no problem in finding your way around and talking to shop assistants.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hodosan Shrine, 1827 Nagatoro, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun 369-1305 Saitama Prefecture

This shrine was given a star by the highly trusted Michelin Green Guide. You can pray here to avoid disasters and also pray to the god of matchmaking! Check out the unusually shaped lucky charm – a hammer shaped omamori.

Duration: 50 minutes