Minakami-cho, Gunma Prefecture registered with UNESCO Eco Park! Great attention to activities that enrich nature!

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At the UNESCO Board of Governors held in Paris, France on 14 June 2017, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) will recognize "Tanigawa-dake" which crosses Gunma prefecture and Niigata prefecture and "Minakami-cho whole area" of Gunma prefecture It was registered in UNESCO Eco Park!

Speaking of Minakami Town in Gunma Prefecture, it is a popular spot for outdoor leisure and sports in Kanto, where many shops hold an activity tour, making full use of its rich nature surrounded by mountains and upstream of the Tone River ◎

This time close-up to popular activity in the "Minakami area summer" which many reservations are also such activities in Japan! Let's go to UNESCO Eco Park Minakami Town with the schedule of the family and friends 'summer vacation ♪ (' θ `) ノ



What is UNESCO Eco Park

The UNESCO Eco Park is a system in which the United Nations special organization "UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)" is certified and registered as a region that is aiming for coexistence with human society while protecting nature and living things and utilizing it for tourism. At the same time as "Minakami-cho whole area" this time, the "grandmother · tilt · oblique" area which crosses Oita prefecture and Miyazaki prefecture is newly registered. In addition, since 1976 when UNESCO Eco Park registration began, all seven locations are registered in Japan ◎

Domestic UNESCO Eco Park
· Shiga Kogen (Nagano Prefecture · Gunma Prefecture)
· Hakusan (Toyama prefecture etc.)
· Odaigahara · Oomine · Oosugiya (Nara · Mie prefecture)
· Yakushima · Kuchinoerabujima (Kagoshima prefecture)
· Aya (Miyazaki Prefecture)
· Tadami (Fukushima)
· Southern Alps (Yamanashi prefecture · Shizuoka prefecture etc.)


Features of Minakami-cho, Gumma Prefecture

Minakami-cho, Tone-gun, Gumma Prefecture is located in the northernmost of Gumma Prefecture and boasts the largest area in the prefecture. It is also known as the most upstream of the Tone River and is known as the mountain entrance of Tanigawa Dake and is famous as a hot spring resort where many hot spring inns lined with water spring hot springs and monkeyakyo hot springs. In recent years, its beautiful nature, hot springs, winter skiing grounds and other attractions have also attracted attention from overseas, making it a major tourist spot to visit by many foreign visitors to Japan.

Map of Minakami-cho, Gunma Prefecture


Activities of Minakami

Minakami-cho, Gunma Prefecture Minakami-cho is one of the most active areas of outdoor leisure even nationwide! It is a famous "Leisure spot in Kanto" which is famous for outdoor and activity lovers ♪ River and leisure such as rafting and canyoning, canoes and kayaks, and bungee jumping and paragliding etc. are carried out in the spring and autumn season with summer peak Popularity ◎ We will introduce the activities that made use of Minakami's nature in the popular ranking format (^ ∀ ^)

First place Bungee jumping
Estimated season:April to November
Lowest price:9,000 yen ~
Popular number one is "bungee jump"! In the Minakami area there is a monkey kyakyu bungee with a height of 62 m and the Suwa gorge Ohashi Minakami bungee with a height of 42 m ◎ How about trying to challenge together with other activities and sightseeing?

Second place Rafting
Estimated season:April to October
Lowest price:5,800 yen
The upper stream of the Tone River flowing through Minakami-cho, Gunma Prefecture is one of the popular spots of rafting which is representative of Japan, enjoying the Shimane River River descent ◎ The summer river rafting representative rafting is charming ♪ enjoying a lot of people with family and friends etc

3rd place Canyoning
Estimated season:April to October
Lowest price:5,800 yen
Canyoning which is said to be the simplest and ultimate river play in Minakami Town is also popular! Adventure experience of exciting excitement such as natural water slider, waterfall dive, zip line and exhilarating feeling is waiting ♪

4th Paragliding
Estimated season:March to January
Lowest price:5,000 yen ~
The empty royal road activity "paraglider" is also a popular leisure in Minakami-cho ♪ All reservations are possible up to the most popular tandem flight course (instructor and two passenger), floating experience, paragliding license acquisition course ◎

5th place riverboarding
Estimated season:April to October
Lowest price:9,000 yen ~
A thrilling activity that rafting and body board are multiplied, "Hydraulic Speed ​​(River Bugi)" is a thrilling river leisure descending a torrent by the eyes of the water surface Suresle ♪ set plan combined with barbecue and canyoning etc.

6th place All-terrain vehicles
Estimated season:April to November
Lowest price:6,600 yen
Let's rush with the tough 4-wheel buggy in the mountain of ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 Please experience by all means ♪

7th place kayak
Estimated season:April to November
Lowest price:5,000 yen ~
If you want to experience the nature registered in the UNESCO Eco Park relaxing with canoes and kayaks ◎ Recommended ◎ You can taste the feeling of being embraced naturally as you float on the water surface ◇

8th place Treeing (tree climbing)
Estimated season:April to November
Lowest price:4,000 yen
Tree climbing experiences "Treeing" seriously enjoyable from children to adults! Climbing a tree with rope and harness and enjoying tea time with a hammock with a height of 10 meters above ground Experiences that can not be experienced in everyday life are waiting ◎

9th place Caving (cave exploration)
Estimated season:March to December
Lowest price:11,000 yen
Let's go to adventure to the cave that Nature has built by attaching the headlight to the caving suits ♪ Sometimes we can only proceed with 匍匐 advance ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 Please soak your tiredness soaked in ◎

10th place MTB (mountain bike)
Estimated season:April to November
Lowest price:6,000 yen ~
The MTB (mountain bike) that runs on the nature course bicycle also becomes a non-routine experience of excitement ♪ Please feel the scenery of Minakami-machi while cutting the wind across a full-scale mountain bike ♪


Reservation popularity ranking of summer 2017

Finally, I will announce the reservation popularity ranking of the summer 2017 summer in the Minakami-cho area of ​​Gunma prefecture ♪ Please schedule an outing schedule with summer fun leisure packed ranking ♪ ('θ `) Discount campaign fee There are also plans for details so go GO !!!

First place Bungee jumping

BUNGY JAPAN (bungee Japan) Sarugakyo bungee

[Gunma, Sarugakyo] bungee jump from a height of 62m in the hot springs! "Sarugakyo bungee"

プランID:7361BUNGY JAPAN (bungee Japan) Sarugakyo bungee
11,000yen~​ ​(tax included)

Bridge bungy opened as a permanent site for the season in the Saru-Kakyo Water Tube Bridge in the summer of 2013! Located in a quiet monkeyakyo hot spring area located 30 minutes by car from Minakami Bungee, jumping toward the lake surface with a deep valley surrounded by quiet forests in front of you. You can experience the fusion of nature. The height varies depending on the water level of the dam lake. ※ Points · coupons can not be used for this plan. ※ Bungee jump repeater discount (certificate) can not be applied. Please gather at 15 minutes before the start time.


Second place Rafting

3rd place Bungee jumping
BUNGY JAPAN (bungee Japan) Water bungee

[Gunma, water] of the difference in height 42m bungee jump! Suwa Gorges Ohashi "Water bungee"

プランID:6731BUNGY JAPAN (bungee Japan) Water bungee
9,000yen~​ ​(tax included)

A popular bridge bungee site that began as a permanent season since 2007. To date, more than 40,000 people have been jumping safely, and they are also frequently televised. Jumping towards the streaming river, while facing the magnificent mountains! Enjoy the natural beauty of the whole body and enjoy a feeling of liberation and a sense of accomplishment. First time to become a bungee first experience! ※ Points · coupons can not be used for this plan. ※ Bungee jump repeater discount (certificate) can not be applied. Please gather at 15 minutes before the start time.


4th Paragliding

5th place Rafting
Max Water base

[Gunma, water / water] thrilling! Exhilarating rafting (half day course)

プランID:290Max Water base
6,500yen~​ ​(tax included)

Torrent overcame a fellow, after the goal you want to play in the best sense of achievement ★ water other than the one and rafting, which is the first time rafting, also to slowly hot spring I'm day! Recommended for those greedy Nante. July - is relatively water also calm, enables you to join us in elementary school. here we go! Embark on an adventure ♪ best memories making Please leave the MAX!


6th place Canyoning
Max Water base

【水上・キャニオニング半日ツアー ハナゲコース】天然ウォータースライダーで自然を満喫!

プランID:292Max Water base
6,500yen~​ ​(tax included)

夏休み期間(2018年7月21日~8月26日)はこちらのプランにお申込みができませんのでご注意ください ※中学生以上の方のグループは「夏休み期間対象キャニオニング半日ハナゲコース」にお申込みください ※小学生(3年生以上)がいらっしゃるグループは「ファミリーキャニオニング」にお申込みください キャニオニングは、夏の川遊びの代名詞!別名シャワークライミングと呼ばれることもあります。 雪解けに磨かれたみなかみ町周辺の川底はとても滑らかでつるつるです。川に向かってせり出した岩場など、キャニオニングに最適の環境が広がります!夏季にはファミーリーコースも開催。お子様連れのグループも他の参加者の方に気遣いなく楽しむことができます。天然のフィールドアスレチック!全身で水遊びを楽しみましょう!


7th place Paragliding

8th place riverboarding
Panorama Adventures

【群馬/水上/みなかみ】大迫力!水面ギリギリの視界で激流下り! 半日ハイドロスピードツアー【諏訪峡】

プランID:5060Panorama Adventures
9,000yen~​ ​(tax included)

Hydro-speed is the latest water activity that gets on a one-seater body board and goes down the torrent of Suwa Gorge course. The sight is near the water surface and it is very powerful. I can not get a sense of accomplishment to capture the torrent by my own power.


9th place Rafting
Panorama Adventures

【群馬/水上/みなかみ】夏休みファミリー 半日キャニオニングツアー【阿能川上流コース】

プランID:5034Panorama Adventures
6,500yen~​ ​(tax included)

New sensation activities to enjoy with family! Let's challenge the thrilling water slider on midsummer water! It is an event of rapidly increasing popularity recently even on the water. Because we may not be able to use it depending on the weather etc., the chief guide will decide the course selection by seeing the situation on the day of Minakami area.


10th place Canyoning
Panorama Adventures

【群馬/水上/みなかみ】爽快!激流川下り ラフティング半日ツアー!DVD付きプランあります☆

プランID:4826Panorama Adventures
5,800yen~​ ​(tax included)

Most of the staple menu in a panorama. Freshness down the torrent of the Tone River does not understand and does not experience. Rafting experience of 1 hour and 30 minutes too fun also will be feels short. To Once you experience addictive. It is long and enjoy the also feature up to Summer Season Autumn season. In particular, the water jump of the summer season is a masterpiece.