Exploring Ainu Culture

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Exploring Ainu Culture

For centuries, the forests of Lake Akan have been an important place for the native Ainu population. Believing that the Earth is filed with dieties(“kamuy” in the local language), local Ainu treat the surrounding nature with the utmost respect. During this forest walk you will have the chance to engage with nature like a local with an Ainu guide showing you around the forest and lake.

① Meetup at Ainu Theater at 13:50
② Ainu prayer experience
③ Guided forest walk ※Snowshoe trek in case of accumlated snow
④ Picture-taking
⑤ Mukkuri performance
⑥ Finish at Ainu Theater at 15:30
Price: From ¥ 5,610~
Guide fee, tax, snowshoe rental
(In case of accumlated snow)
Best Time of Year June to March
Ideal No. of People 2 to 10
Booking Deadline At least 10 days prior
Age Limit From Elementary School
Mode of Transport Bus, JR
Cancellation Charge 3 day before 20%, on the day 50%, no contact or after tour begins 100%

Akan Ainu Cooperative

TEL 0154-67-3200