Kayaking and Nippara Cave

2015 June 20 (Saturday)

Mitake, Tokyo

Let's go kayaking along the gentle Okutama river while enjoying beautiful scenery and the gorgeous nature!

Explore Nippara Cave; the largest cave in the Kanto region.

Another leisurely day exploring the great Japanese outdoors!

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Trip Itinerary

  • Meet on the train (Car No. 2 of Holiday Rapid Okutama departing at 7:44am from JR Shinjuku station)
  • Catch up on your sleep or chat with other members
  • Meet the rest of the group at Shiromaru station at 9:40am
  • Walk to the Kayak Base Center
  • Get the gear on
  • Safety talk and learn the basic paddling technique
  • River kayaking until 1pm
  • Picnic lunch
  • Get on the train for Okutama
  • Get on the bus to Nippara (30mins)
  • Walk to the entrance of the cave (25mins)
  • Explore Nippara Cave (3pm-4)
  • Walk back to the bus stop
  • Get on the bus back to Okutama station
  • Visit the nearby local onsen (optional) or head back to Tokyo

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Half-day kayaking
  • All gear required for kayaking (kayak, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, shoes, etc.)
  • Kayak guides/instructors
  • Accident insurance
  • Fun and cute outdoor guide ;)
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends


  • Nippara cave tour (2,500yen) *Includes round-trip local bus, entrance fee and guide

Not Included;

  • Picnic lunch
  • Train transportation


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Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able to join.
  • The current of the river we will be kayaking on is gentle.
  • Kayaking first-timers and beginners are totally welcome!
  • The trip will proceed on time with or without you so please don't be late. Check your train times beforehand and spare some time as train connections can be complicated.
  • The temperature inside Nippara cave is between 5~10°C even in the summer so make sure to bring a warm jacket.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Picnic lunch
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • MP3/iPod player
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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