Ayu sweetfish fishing

As Ayu is a territorial fish, we catch it with a live decoy, which is a very unique way of fishing. A local trained angler will teach you the method step by step.

Duration: Jul-Oct

Price: 8,000 JPY

Minimum participant: None

Hana-mochi making

Hana-mochi is a traditional art in Hida area which we usually make on New Year’s Day. It’s so interesting to decorate a maple tree with small pieces of red and white mochi like flowers.

Duration: All year

Price: 2,500 JPY

Minimum participant: 2 persons

Stream fish catching by hands

Feeling the coolness of water from feet bottom, not only children but adults can enjoy catching stream fish by their own hands.

Duration: May-Oct

Price: 2,000 JPY

Minimum participant: None

Gohei-mochi making

Gohei-mochi is a traditional food in Hida area and you will make it with local friendly mothers. The special sauce mixed with walnut, miso and soy sauce will make you hungry.

Duration: All year

Price: 1,500 JPY

Minimum participant: 5 persons

Hiburiryo (Ayu fishing with a fire)

Hiburiryo is a traditional fishing at Maze river. We catch spawning Ayu by surrounding with a net and surprising by torch, balefire and voice.

Duration: Aug-Sep

Price: 8,100 JPY

Minimum participant: 20 persons


Completely submerging yourself in clear stream, you can feel the amazing freshness of water. You must become one with nature.

Duration: Jun-Oct

Price: 6,000 JPY

Minimum participant: 2 persons

Ninja Forest

Ninja Forest is an obstacle course on trees. It’s really exciting and feel a luxuriant forest in the south of Hida in the air.

Duration: Apr-Nov

Price: 3,500 JPY

Minimum participant: 2 persons


Go back to the top page of Maze Trip

→Jump to Mountain Life Hida if you know more about Canyoneering and Ninja forest.

→As for the other activities, jump to South of Hida Maze River Tourist Association (only in Japanese).

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