Ise Jingu Day Trip

Day Trips & Excursions in Japan

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Clients will learn about the legendary history of old Japan dating back 2,677 years. You will be visiting the most sacred shrine in all of Japan. This is where one of the Three Great Treasures of Japan is housed and only the treasures can be looked upon by the Emperor alone. The Sun Goddess Amaterasu lives here and since the shrine has two parts, there are certain protocols involved in visiting this shrine.
We will meet at 8:00am at Ishi Shi Station, We will then walk to the first half of the Shrine; Geku. We will begin our walking tour following proper protocols established at Geku This walk should take about 1.5 hours covering multiple smaller Shrines. We will depart from Geku and go the second half of the Shrine at Naiku by taxi. At Naiku, we will begin our walking tour, following proper protocols established at Naiku This walk should take about 1.5 hours covering multiple smaller Shrines. We should be done by early afternoon and lunch in the little town of Oharaemachi and Okageyokocho. Here we will have lunch, some oysters, locally made craft beer and local sake. We will then head back tot he station.

What’s included

  • Taxi Fare
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour (If booked by four or more people)
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Train Tickets to and from Ise Shi Station for Guide and Client
  • Lunch for guide and client
  • Yokoda Vendor Street budget for sake and oysters and locally-brewed draft beer