No doubt, these are the best way to understand and connect with the Iya Valley.
Also, in the winter December to Marchour guided tours may have limited availablity please ask for detailshowever our taxi-only tours are available all year see here. Just let us know from where you want to go when you contact us. Guided Tours All of these tours can be customized to suit your needs or interests. For some additional guided tours as well iya options customization iya options, please check our partner website for Iya Valley Tours.
Share an artist's vision The rugged mountain-side farms of the Iya Valley are famous for growing excellent soba buckwheat and Iya's long tradition of hand-made soba noodles is legendary. By far the valley's most renowned artisan of this craft is Ms. Tsuzukiand with her and your guide you will learn to grind the grain with a stone mortar, kneed and roll out the dough, and then hand chop each noodle. She may even burst out with a classic soba-making ballad with her beautiful voice, for which she has won manyawards.
First you will visit some panoramic viewpoints within the undeveloped Iyakei Gorge, including Hi-no-Ji Bend and the precariously perched Peeing Boy Statue. Next, at the famed Kazurabashi Vine Bridge, test your mettle by crossing this massive back-country construction which sways above the emerald waters of the Iya River.
Nearby, walk with your guide to the tranquil Biwa Waterfall and opt to taste some Iya-style snacks roasting over coals at the surrounding shops.
Yes, travel within Japan is currently allowed. What are the travel restrictions in Hiroshima? Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply Face masks are mandatory There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice Observe COVID safety rules What is the national COVID helpline number in Hiroshima? Do I have to wear a face mask on public transport in Hiroshima? Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hiroshima is mandatory.
Please ask for details. For sure, there is not a better or more comprehensive tour of the Iya Valley available anywhere, and you are sure to enjoy!
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Tsuzuki, and with her and your guide you will learn to grind the grain with a stone mortar, kneed and roll out the dough, and then hand chop each noodle. After cooking, you will feast on your creation along with a bounty of other local Iya dishes prepared by your teacher.
Well, one of our English speaking guides is also Iya's skilled yoga teacher, and she will take you to her exclusive "Yama Shala" yoga hideaway for a private lesson. How about having an in-depth Traditional Architecture Tour?
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