【終了】MISOGI Festival tour for FREE!!

Please join us at our upcoming BUS TOUR event MISOGI ~ritual purification ~ Festival in City of KIKONAI on January 14th and 15th, 2019


City of KIKONAI offers you an opportunity to explore an ancient Japanese practice MISOGI in two different tours – and they’re free!

Monday, January 14th, 2019 3:30PM to 9:00PM   Maximum 35 guests

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 10:00AM to 3:30PM   Maximum 35 guests

  • All tours are free. This is first comes first served event!!
  • All tours start at the reception of HakoBA Hakodate. (Please be on time!)
  • All tours are guided in English
  • Tour on January 14th comes with a food, around 6PM (Buckwheat noodles, Japanese hot sake, fresh milk and many more!)
  • FREE bus tour along Hakodate harbor to KIKONAI and back to the HakoBA Hakodate.
  • Click to view the website http://www.town.kikonai.hokkaido.jp/kanko/event/kanchumisogi2016.html

What to wear and bring: You’ll be joining the festival during night on January 14th, noon on January 15th. Please make sure to wear jackets to make yourself warm and wear your comfiest pair of shoes and make sure your camera is fully charged to capture all the moments.


What is Misogi?

Misogi is the Shinto practice of purifying oneself by washing away impurity energies in a river, waterfall or sea. Misogi is a profound spiritual technology meant to bring human beings into direct unmediated communion with Nature.




Monday, January 14th, 2019 Approx 5.5h

3:30 PM

Departing HakoBA Hakodate

5:00 PM

Estimated arrival time to City of Kikonai

5:30 PM

Opening ceremony of MISOGI festival

6:00 PM

Free meals and drink

6:10 PM

Ancient music concert

6:30 PM

Mochimaki (an event of scattering rice cakes)

7:00 PM

Shinto Practice MISOGI

mizugori (cold-water ablutions) 

7:10 PM

Fire works

7:30 PM

Departing City of Kikonai

9:00 PM

Estimated arrival time to HakoBA Hakodate



Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 Approx 5.5h

10:00 AM

Departing HakoBA Hakodate

11:30 AM

Estimated arrival time to City of Kikonai

11:50 AM

Shinto Practice MISOGI

mizugori (seawater ablutions) 

12:15 PM

Hakodate Wagyu Beef Food Fair

12:30 PM

Ancient Bon Dance performance

by City of Imabetsu

1:00 PM


1:30 PM

Mochimaki (an event of scattering rice cakes)

2:00 PM

Departing City of Kikonai

3:30 PM

Estimated arrival time to HakoBA Hakodate


*No free meals for January 15th.

Please make sure to bring or buy your own lunch at Kikonai.

*Please note that we do not take any responsibilities for any troubles that may occur in case you have food allergy. Please ask your guide for any considerations.

*We will ask all the guests who attend this tour to fill out the survey at the end.


If you are interest or ready to join this BIG event or have further questions

please contact on or before Sunday, January 13th, 2019 by emailing us at hakoba@thesharehotels.com .


Looking forward to your presence at this event.

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