Iriomote Culture Dive // Let's discover Iriomote indigenous culture and stories!

1 hr, 30 min

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Stop At: 前泊御嶽, Iriomote, Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa 907-1542, Japan

We will see an original shrine where people still pray nowadays. I will describe the indigenous religion, religious practices of local people and how the typical shrine is built. Please mind, we cannot go inside due to respect to the locals.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 前泊御嶽, 562-1 Hatoma, Taketomi, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa 907-1544, Japan

Next, we...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 前泊御嶽, Iriomote, Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa 907-1542, Japan

We will see an original shrine where people still pray nowadays. I will describe the indigenous religion, religious practices of local people and how the typical shrine is built. Please mind, we cannot go inside due to respect to the locals.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 前泊御嶽, 562-1 Hatoma, Taketomi, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa 907-1544, Japan

Next, we will proceed to see two traditional houses. One is a designated historical monument that we can visit and explore. I will describe how the typical household used to look like, what are the materials used to build traditional houses and local customs of worship within a house. You can find out details about Shisa lions, the household gods or the use of corals and typhoon protection.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 前泊御嶽, Iriomote, Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa 907-1542, Japan

Old well and old forest street

Duration: 20 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Coffee and/or Tea - After our walk we will rest at the meeting point by the beach with an amazing view on the ocean. We will chat over locally made tea from local plant and locally produced sugar snack.
Not Included
Departure Point
61-4 Iriomote, Taketomi, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa 907-1542, Japan

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up service is limited to 4 people and the Westside area of Iriomote island. Needs to be booked in a minimum 1-day advance (if you decide for a pick-up in less than one day prior to the tour, please, contact me, but I cannot guarantee it).

Ports

  • 上原港 Uehara Port, 553-1 Uehara, 竹富町 八重山郡 沖縄県 907-1541, Japan


Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.