Soma Nomaoi

 

Soma Nomaoi Festival & Tsunami Recovery Tour

🏇🏇 July 29, 2018 🏇🏇
Join us for a guided bus tour of one of the most thrilling festivals in Japan. The Soma Nomaoi Festival features horseback samurai reenacting traditions that date back over 1,000 years. This 1-day tour (July 29) departs from Fukushima Station, takes in two of the main festival events and visits areas of Soma affected by the tsunami.
🏇🏇 Schedule 🏇🏇
– 8:00 Meet at Fukushima Station West Exit Bus Terminal – 8:15 Departs Fukushima Station
– 11:00 ~ 14:30 Soma Nomaoi Festival (incl. Kacchu Keiba (Armed Horse Race) and Shinki Sodasusen (Sacred Flag Competition))
– 16:00 ~ 17:30 Soma Recovery Tour (See areas of Soma that have recovered from the tsunami, visit Road Station Soma)
– 19:00 Estimated Arrival at Fukushima Station
Also includes:
🐴 Limited Edition Soma Nomaoi Bandana
🐴 English and Japanese Tour Guides
⚠️ Note: Lunch is not included. Food stalls are available at the festival, or you can order an optional bento lunch. If you wish to order the bento lunch please select the option when applying for the tour.
Cost: 8,500 yen (Optional bento lunch +1000 yen)
Application Deadline: CLOSED (This tour is currently fully booked)