Trek through the autumn foliage of Joshin’etsu National Park and visit Yonako Falls, a sacred mountain faithdestination. Learn more about the historic Ōzasa Trail and the area’s history in the Suzaka, the town of warehouses.
"Autumn Trekking at Yonako Falls: a Sacred Site of Mountain Ascetic Practices”
◆Gomataki Fire Ritual and Trek tothe Kimyōsan Stone Buddha Group and Enjoy the View of Yonago Falls from Ukishima
Yonako Falls is the group of sacred waterfalls Fudō Falls and Gongen Falls, which flow with a thunderous roar into the serene valley. They originate from Mt. Nekodake and Mt. Azumaya respectively,and both mountains are objects of worship at Fudōji temple. As part of this special program, you will participate in the Gomataki incense offering ceremony at Fudōji Temple at the base, and then, with special permission, visit the designated area by vehicle to explore the 'Kimyosan Stone Buddhas' and enjoy autumn foliage trekking, all while taking in the colorful spectacle of the cascading waterfalls.
◆Immerse yourself in the Nostalgic Culture of Suzaka, the Town of Warehouses
Suzaka flourished with travelers on the Ōzasa Road and those visiting Yonako Fudōson. It played a significant role in its era.
＊Lunch featuring fermented cuisine handed down for generations at Kōjiya Hondō Jōzōho
＊Lunch with a special Edo-period menu at the Tanaka Honke Merchant's Mansion
＊Casual dinner arranged by an online concierge
＊Participation in a community event with local residents at the Guesthouse Kura