Spiritual Waterfall Meditation & Forest Sauna Experience

From JPY ¥7,450.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Toba-shi, Mie
  • Product code: EN-MIE-7211-72111

【OUTLINE】

Deep in the forest of Shirataki, where monks once practiced asceticism, is the only place in Ise-Shima where you can experience waterfall meditation. This is a popular spot visited by 1,300 people even though the country was going through the COVID-19 pandemic. The rigorous experience amid nature is very easy to join and has recently gained popularity among young people. After purifying your body and soul with waterfall meditation, warm-up and relax your stiff muscles in a tent sauna in the forest. Feel free to enjoy this private space in the forest all by yourself.


【HIGHLIGHTS】

  • In the forest of Shirataki, where monks once practiced asceticism, is the only place in Ise-Shima where you can experience waterfall meditation. 
  • The tent sauna is reserved for one group, and guests do not need any other equipment (swimsuits are required). 
  • Enjoy this private space in the forest all by yourself.

【SCHEDULE】

This experience starts at 9:00/12:00/15:00. 

[00:00]Registration will take place in front of Morinochaya Shirataki
[00:05] A guide will take visitors to Shirataki Waterfall.
[00:15] Guests will then change clothes and start the waterfall meditation ceremony.
[00:30] (Guests with a swimsuit will then change for the) Sauna experience
[02:30] After changing clothes, guests will receive a certificate of completion for their meditation and a charm.
[03:00] Experience ends.


【THINGS TO NOTE】

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point:In front of Morinochaya Shirataki [MAP]
     635-3 Funatsu-cho, Toba City, Mie Prefecture, Japan 517-0045
  • Access:
    ・15 minutes from Toba IC of Ise Expressway
    ・15 minute walk from Kintetsu Funatsu Station
  • Language support:Japanese, English(written instructions)
  • Included:Hachimaki, loincloth (men only), tent sauna, firewood, aromatic oil, insurance
  • Excluded:Avail. For Rental: Bath towels, sauna ponchos, chairs for outdoor bathing space, tents, jinbei (women only)
  • Items to bring:Women must bring swimwear for the sauna and innerwear for the meditation experience.
  • Free WI-FI:No
  • Toilet:Yes (western-style)

【CANCELLATION POLICY】

7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price