The 40th Salt-Road Festival (Shio-no-Michi-Matsuri)
Shio-no-Michi (Salt-Road) an historic trade route, from the Japan Sea coast to Matsumoto and Shiojiri areas.
Shio-no-Michi festival heralds the coming of spring. Participants dress as old-time travelers, and walk along the route. Participants gather at Shimosatose Kikan Center. Shuttle bus service is available from Tsugaike.
Date May 3rd (Fri) in 2019
8:00- Sign up at Kudarise-kikan-Center
8:30- Bokka Team departing ceremony at Otari Village
9:10- Bokka Team departure 14:10 Bokkka Team arrives at Tsugaike Kogen
Shuttle Bus Service
Shuttle bus leaves both from Tsugaike Kogen Tourist Association and JR Minami Otari Station. (from 07:20 – 08:30)
Website Shio-no-Michi (Salt-Road) Festival http://shionomichi-matsuri.com/wp/ (Japanese only)
Inquiry Otari Village Tourism Association 0261-82-2233 (domestic call)