Mt. Myogi Walk and Flower Christmas Fantasy Illumination Trip

2019 December 1 (Sunday)

Gunma/Tochigi

A day trip to Mt. Myogi (one of the best scenic spots in Japan) and the spectacular Flower Christmas Fantasy (voted No. 1 illumination in Japan)!

This trip features:

  • Mt. Myogi; breathtaking landscapes and fantastically shaped rocks that sculpt dramatic forms of natural beauty.
  • Nakanotake Shrine; rustic mountain shrine in a forest setting, known for its 20 meter golden statue of the God of Wealth.
  • Myogi Shrine; long-standing shrine with Edo architecture surrounded by momiji (red autumn leaves).
  • Autumn leaves; beautiful momiji and some late season Koyo can be found at the foot of Mt. Myogi.
  • Flower Christmas Fantasy; voted No. 1 illumination in Japan with more than 3.5 million lights illuminate the 94,000m² area of the park. Explore and marvel this magical lights spectacle which is mind-blowing. You must see to believe! ;p

Come join the first winter adventure! 

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 8:30am
  • Get on the bus
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members and get excited
  • Short stop for breakfast on the way
  • Arrive at Nakanodake parking area around 11:15am
  • Walk around (or hike up at your own risk) and see some of Mt. Myogi's fantastically shaped rocks and spectacular landscapes
  • Picnic lunch at one of the amazing view spots
  • Get on the bus 1pm
  • Arrive at Myogi shrine around 1:30pm
  • Walk around and explore Myogi shrine surrounded by momiji (red autumn leaves)
  • Get on the bus at 3pm
  • Arrive at Ashikaga Flower Park around 4:30pm
  • Explore and enjoy the Flower Christmas Fantasy and the biggest illumination in Japan
  • Get on the bus at 6:30pm
  • Short rest stop on the way (if there's traffic)
  • Arrive back in Shinjuku around 8:30pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation (round-trip)
  • Entrance fee to Ashikaga Flower Park
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) tour guides ;p
  • Travel insurance
  • Consumption tax

Discounts;

  • Birthday on Dec 1 (3,000yen)
  • Early-bird (500yen) *Pay before 3pm on Nov 10
  • Group of 4-5 (500yen/person) *Group leader/name required
  • Group of 6 (1,000yen/person) *Group leader/name required
  • Regular member (500yen) *Joined more than 5 TG trips/Cannot combine with the group discount
    *** Check Discount Policies ***
Price: 9,900Yen
Space left: 2 out of 36

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • This event is ON rain or shine!
  • In case of bad weather, we will cut the time of outdoor activities short and visit a winery and onsen in the area.
  • Hiking around Mt. Myogi is optional and at your own risk.
  • Reasonable fitness not required but an advantage.
  • The Flower Christmas Fantasy is voted as No. 1 illumination in Japan. With more than 3.5 million lights illuminate the 94,000m² area of the park, this is arguably the best and the biggest in the country.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Picnic lunch
  • Waterproof/windbreaker jacket/pants
  • Warm clothes
  • Trekking shoes or sports sneakers
  • Comfortable socks
  • Spare clothes
  • Small backpack
  • Gloves
  • Small towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Mineral water or sports drink
  • Book (to read on the bus)
  • Music player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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