Tour guides for the Momen Kaido are trained to introduce the visitor to the historical aspects of the area, including the many interesting buildings, and the culture, commerce and industry of the Momen Kaido.
How to Request a Tour Guide
A reservation is necessary for a tour guide, and early reservations are appreciated. The details for requesting a tour guide are as follows:
Although the guided tours are free of charge, a travel expense fee may be charged if you wish to arrange to initially meet the tour guide at a distant location.
Tour guide qualifications
The Momen Kaido tour guides are individual volunteers who have received training at the Izumo Academy of Culture and Tourism, and receive annual training. They are well-versed in the history and culture of the local area.
Contact Address - The Association of Momen Kaido Volunteer Tour Guides
Located in the Hirata Branch Office of the Izumo Tourist Association
(Izumo Kanko Kyokai)
※ Requests and inquiries may be made by telephone, fax, or e-mail. When inquiring by e-mail, please indicate “Tour Guide Request” as the “subject”.
※ Please provide the name of your group, the number of persons, requested appointment date, the time and duration of your stay, and means of transportation.