Flying Dragon Tour [2 Nights 3 Days Course] Kodakayama Training Experience & Cultural Hiking (Beginner)

2 Nights 3 Days


Price ¥107,250
(tax included)

Guided / Self-guided

Start / Finish
Tamana / Tamana

2 Nights 3 Days

Activity Level

Technical Level


  • Pray for health at small shrines and visit a sake brewery that uses local ingredients.
  • Change into special costumes and meditate at Rengein Tanjō-ji Temple’s inner sanctuary, dedicated to praying for people. Ring the world’s largest bell, “Flying Dragon Bell,” to calm the spirit.
  • Walk around Mount Kodakayama, with a guide explaining the local lifestyle and nature.
  • Experience the source of sustainable Japanese life in “Satoyama,” cooking rice in bamboo, and enjoying dishes and tea made with medicinal herbs.
  • Try swordsmithing and Iaido at a Japanese sword workshop, learning about the Samurai spirit.


  • Short version of the deity tour and sake brewery visit.
  • Bathing at a local onsen used by residents.
  • Training experience at Rengein Tanjō-ji Temple’s inner sanctuary.
  • Trail running on Mount Kodakayama.
  • Kappo rice and medicinal herb tea experience.
  • Japanese sword experience.

Recommended Points

  • The charm of this tour is enjoying both cultural and sports experiences on the same mountain, allowing you to feel the intimacy between human life and nature that has been prevalent in Japan for centuries.
  • As part of the commitment to SDGs for sustainable tourism, the tour includes experiences that involve cyclical living wisdom and traditional culture. Options for dining at restaurants using local and organic ingredients are available. Please refer to the attached document for more details.

Intended Audience

Suitable for beginners who can comfortably walk an easy course for about 3 hours. Ideal for those interested in Japanese lifestyle and culture, as well as the natural environment.

Included in the fee

Navigation fees for deity tour and sake brewery visit, training experience fee, cultural hiking guide fee, Kappo rice & herbal tea experience fee, Japanese sword experience fee, meal costs (7 meals)

Designated Accommodation

Please choose from two cooperating accommodation facilities listed on the attached sheet. Additional charges will apply.



Available Options

Dinner reservation, vegetarian, and vegan meal options

Meeting Point

Shin-Tamana Station, Tamana Station, Fukuoka Airport, etc.

Disbanding Point

To be decided upon consultation.

Program Availability

January to June, October to December on weekends

Minimum Participants

1 to 10 people

Application Deadline

One month in advance




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Please note that the program may be subject to change due to weather conditions or other circumstances.

Day 1

11:45Arrival at Shin-Tamana Station via Shinkansen (or pickup from Fukuoka Airport)
12:20Lunch at “Café Albaro” for a macrobiotic meal.
Travel by car
13:30Japanese sword experience
13:40Travel by car
16:00Arrive at the hotel, free time

Day 2

8:30Breakfast on your own
9:00Departure from the hotel, travel by car.
Arrive at Renkaiin Tanjoji Temple’s Inner Sanctuary, training experience (1 hour for explanation and changing, 2 hours for training)
12:00Ringing the “Flying Dragon Bell,” the world’s largest bell
12:10Finish, changing clothes
12:30Lunch and free time
14:00Bamboo water bottle and chopsticks making workshop, onigiri making workshop
16:00Start hiking, enjoy sunset (Kannon Mountain) and night view (Maruyama)
19:00Descend the mountain
19:20Arrive at the hotel, free time
15:00Bamboo water bottle and chopsticks making, onigiri workshop
(or start 30 minutes earlier and extend hiking time)
17:00Start hiking, enjoy sunset (Tsutsuga Mountain) and night view (Maruyama)
20:00Descend the mountain
20:20Arrive at the hotel, free time

Day 3

9:30Breakfast on your own
10:00Check out, travel by car
12:00Kappo rice experience (cooking rice in green bamboo), herbal tea experience (being adjusted)
Lunch and free time
13:00Travel by car
13:40Short version of the deity tour, sake brewery visit
16:40Travel by car
17:30Arrival at Shin-Tamana Station

Note: the program may be subject to change due to weather conditions or other circumstances.

Cancellation Policy

Each content provider who already has a cancellation policy in place will follow their existing policy. For new content providers in this program, the following cancellation policy proposal will serve as the basis for determining the policy while making adjustments as needed.

Content 1
【Cancellation by Organizer (Provider Included)】 ► The content may be altered due to weather conditions or the condition of participants. In extreme cases, such as severe weather, if safety is a concern, the guide may decide to cancel the tour. ► Please note that partial abandonment of the set fee, joining the course midway, or refunds for the return journey cannot be provided.
Content 2
【Cancellation by Organizer (Including Service Providers) Based on Judgment】 ► In the event of inclement weather such as heavy rain or if it is anticipated, the experience will be canceled. In such cases, we will notify you by phone by the evening of the previous day. There will be no cancellation fee in this case.
Content 3
► In case of rain, there is a possibility of route or content changes. ► If severe weather is expected, or if it becomes difficult to conduct the tour safely due to sudden weather changes during the tour or customer health issues, the guide may decide to cancel the tour. In the event of tour cancellation based on the guide’s judgment before the tour, a full refund of the tour fee will be provided.

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  • Selling Price:
    • The selling price is set to be the same for buyers, whether it’s through direct sales by content providers or sales via travel agencies.
  • Referral Fee:
    • The referral fee for sales via travel agencies is determined through discussions between content providers and travel agencies.
    • (Example) If the sales commission is 10%, the wholesale price is the selling price multiplied by 0.9.

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