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[Early Morning Premium Plan] Submerged Forest Canoe Tour

Canoe through the magical scenery of Shirakawa Lake's great forest!

Operation Period

From end of March to end of May

Time Required

About 90 minutes

Number of Participants



10,000 JPY– (tax included)

In the early morning mist, experience a sense of tranquility where time seems to stand still with our Submerged Forest Canoe Tour Early Morning Premium Plan. Just after sunrise, the early morning is calm and refreshing, often shrouded in mist on sunny days.

As you paddle through the deep fog, you'll find yourself in a completely different world, unlike anything you've ever experienced. We provide instructions on paddling techniques, ensuring even complete beginners with no prior experience can safely and leisurely enjoy the tour.

Those who join our tour are drawn into a fantastical world where they can experience breathtaking views and describe their time with us as 'the best scenery!' or 'like a dream!' There's no doubt you'll think, 'It was worth waking up early!' Our guides provide detailed instructions on paddling techniques, ensuring even complete beginners can feel confident and enjoy their time on the lake.

Experience Program Name [Early Morning Premium Plan] Submerged Forest Canoe Tour
Activity LocationShirakawa Dam Lake Shore Park
Time RequiredAbout 90 minutes
Operation PeriodFrom end of March to end of May
Start TimeStart 5:00 AM. Subject to change depending on the season.
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 17:00
About suspension of the activityIn the event of heavy rain, flooding, or any other conditions deemed unsafe by the organizers, the tour will be canceled.
Important notes regarding participationIf you are participating with a pet (dog), please provide your own life jacket for your pet. Rental is not available. Since this is a tour shared with other participants, we kindly ask for your cooperation and consideration with others.
Middle school age and older (12 years or older)10,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the price・Guide fee
・ insurance fee
・Consumption tax
・ Rental fees for three canoe equipment items (canoe, paddle, life jacket)
Remarks regarding priceParking fees (April 27th to May 6th, 2024)
[Automobile] 1,000 yen
[Motorcycle] 500 yen
Method of PaymentCredit card payment.
About cancellations and changesPlease be sure to contact us as soon as possible in case of cancellation or changes.
Cancellation PolicyPlease refer to our website for more details.
Meeting Spot218-1 Kazuma, Iide, Nishiokitama-gun, Iide Town, Yamagata Prefecture
The back of Hotel Shirakawaso building, where the canoe boarding area is located.
Meeting Time5:00AM (Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time.)
AccessFrom Sendai: Approximately 2 hour and 10 minutes by car. 
From Sendai: Approximately 2 hour by train, or approximately 40 minutes by car from Akayu Station.
Barrier-free AccessYes
Please feel free to contact us for any inquiries.
About Guides and ToursWe have staff members who hold certifications such as the Japan Safety Paddling Association's instructor license, Wilderness Medical Associates' Wilderness First Aid (WFA) license, and a former Tokyo Fire Department emergency response team member. We prioritize safety for our customers by ensuring a team equipped with the necessary skills.
Furthermore, we conduct regular skill enhancement and training sessions among our staff to continuously improve our services.
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