A Sample of Tourism and Convention Support Program

Company or group seminars and/or sightseeing in Gifu Prefecture

Number of participants:
A group having more than 15 foreign participants staying at places of accommodation alongside the Nagara River.
Accommodation:
At one of the major western-style hotels alongside the Nagara River
Conference facility:
Nagaragawa Convention Center: Tel: +81-58-296-1200  http://www.g-ncc.jp/en/

Sample tour:

Day 1

  1. Arrival at Nagoya Station or Central Japan International Airport *1
  2. Nagaragawa Convention Center
  3. Place of accommodation alongside Nagara River *2
  4. 18:00 board the cormorant fishing viewing boat *3,*4
    supper served on the boat
  5. 19:30 (approximately) cormorant fishing starts
  6. 20:30 (approximately) cormorant fishing ends
  7. Back to hotel.

Day 2

  1. Hotel
  2. Go up Mt. Kinka by ropeway, Visit Gifu Castle *2
  3. Visit Aqua Totto (Gifu World Freshwater Aquarium)
  4. Gifu Station or move by bus to the next sightseeing destination. *5
  • 1: The expenses for shuttle buses can be subsidized.
  • 2: Japanese-English interpreter volunteers will be provided
  • 3: A 10,000 or 20,000 yen subsidy will be available for every cormorant fishing viewing boat (which can carry more than 20 passengers; maximum of 5 boats)
  • 4: Explanation on cormorant fishing (in English) will be provided by Imperial Cormorant Fishing Master, Board of Ceremonies and Rituals, Imperial Household Agency.
  • 5: If chartering a Bureau-designated tourist bus, a subsidy of 20,000 yen per bus will be provided (maximum of 5 buses).