Blessed Gifts

Things to Do

Discover and enjoy the many gifts of Shirakami

Unique foods. Traditional cultural experiences. Outdoor excursions.
Shirakami has it all.

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Ponpoko Yama Park Bungalows

Comfortable bungalows perfect for group travelers!

Hachimori Kankoichi Market

Take a walk through this local weekend market.

Fujikoto Harvest Dance Festival

Hear the clanging of armor as townsmen dance and parade in the streets with fake horse costumes.

Sandcraft in Mitane Festival

Impressive sand sculptures line the beach during this annual summer festival.

Making Chopsticks

Remember your time in the Shirakami area with a souvenir you can make.

Resort Shirakami Train

A fun activity for any time of the year. See Akita's beautiful nature from the comforts of a train.

Kiwi Harvesting

Pick juicy, organic kiwis at this friendly farmer's orchard.

Build a Canoe

Ride down the Yoneshiro River in your own creation.

Goshonodai Camping Ground

Convenient and breathtaking, walk and watch the sun set over the Sea of Japan.

¥1,000 ~

Mikoshi no Takiabi Festival

"Wasse, wasse!" Hear the townsmen chant as they purify a mikoshi under the Shirataki Waterfall.

Noshiro Nebunagashi Festival

This ancient festival lives on in Noshiro City.

Tenku no Fuyajo Festival

Impressive lantern floats illuminate the night sky during this annual festival.

Kurumidai Camping Ground

Hidden in the forests of the Shirakami Mountains, be one with nature at this camping ground.

Subari Camping Ground

Offering more than just a campsite, this camping ground is great for those traveling with families.

Ishikurayama Camping Ground

Enjoy camping comfortably with scenic views.

Hiking in Shirakami Sanchi

Hike the area's lush mountains and see sweeping views of the Shirakami Sanchi World Natural Heritag…