Scientific Field Trip

You can observe the scars of disaster caused by the Kobe earthquake and nature of earthquakes.
Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park is located southern edge of the Nojima fault ruptured during the 1995 Kobe earthquake. The surface fault is preserved in museum.

Half-day (morning) field trips to the Nojima Fault


8:15 Assembly Time Conference venue
8:30 Dep. --- Awaji SA --- Ezaki Park ---
Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park ---
13:30 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at the Conference venue

  • ※Arrival time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
  • ※Places to visit, Maximum attendee of the tour, etc are subject to change with or without notice.
Date OP1: August 1   8:30-13:00 (approx. 4.5 hours)
OP2: August 3   8:30-13:00 (approx. 4.5 hours)
Participants Condition: Minimum Participants required 40 persons
Price JPY 4,000 / person

Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park (In Japanese only)


Participants wishing to reserve optional tours should apply online no later than July 3, 2017.
We will not accept your application in case of fully booked or if the tour is canceled.


Participants wishing to reserve tours should apply online no later than July 3, 2017.
Application should be accompanied by a remittance covering total tour fare due to JTBGMT.
No reservation will be confirmed in the absence of this payment. Personal checks are not accepted. All payment must be in Japanese yen. If the remittance covers more than one person, please inform us the name of each participant.

Payment should be in the form of:

- One of the following credit cards
1. VISA 2. MasterCard 3. Diners Club 4. AMEX 5. JCB

- A bank transfer to JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (Message: iag-iaspei2017)
Account at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Shin-Marunouchi Branch (swift code: BOTKJPJT)
1-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan (Account number: 4760343)


In the event of cancellation, the following cancellation fees will be deducted before any refund is made.

10 – 8 days before the departure day of tours 20% of tour fare
7 - 2 days before 30% of tour fare
1 day before 40% of tour fare
Prior to starting time on the departure day 50% of tour fare
After departure or failure to show without notice 100% of tour fare

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