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Niigata 1day Customized Private Walking Tour (7H)

Niigata 1day Customized Private Walking Tour (7H) - Niigata, Japan

Duration: 4 to 7 hrs
Location: Niigata, Japan

From USD
$350.00

With this private tour, you can see efficiently Niigata and have a deeper understanding in one day. A team will suggest the best itinerary based on your interests, our recommendable and favorite place.

Located in the Japan Sea side, is famous for the quality of its rice,
and therefore also its sake (with top quality rice being a primary ingredient),
also a great place to sample fresh fish and seafood from the Japan Sea.
There are sights such as Hakusan Shrine and Gardens,  Bandai Bridge across the Shinano river
and the street markets in the old Furumachi district ... More info ›

With this private tour, you can see efficiently Niigata and have a deeper understanding in one day. A team will suggest the best itinerary based on your interests, our recommendable and favorite place.

Located in the Japan Sea side, is famous for the quality of its rice,
and therefore also its sake (with top quality rice being a primary ingredient),
also a great place to sample fresh fish and seafood from the Japan Sea.
There are sights such as Hakusan Shrine and Gardens,  Bandai Bridge across the Shinano river
and the street markets in the old Furumachi district.
Take in the view of Niigata and its surrounding countryside from the observation decks of either the MEDIA SHIP building in Bandai or the Toki Messe convention centre near Niigata port. On a clear day you can see as far as Sado island.
There are also plenty of onsen (hot-spring) towns dotted through the mountains, perfect for a relaxing soak!

This tour will allow you to explore Niigata more efficiently in one day. 

 In this tour, you can choose 3 or 4 places to visit for 7-hour sightseeing tour.

We mainly use public transportation networks like Niigata city loopline bus service ( one-day ticket JPY 500 ) and taxi if necessary.

The places of choices are as follows:

 ●Pia Bandai

Fish and vegatable market with restaurants popular for locals and tourists.

 ●"Imayotsukasa" sake brewery

There is a guided brewery tour and after the tour, you can try some of the sake right here in the brewery!

 ●The Niigata Saito Villa

Built about 100 years ago, this gorgeous villa and Japanese style garden attracts visitors all year round. You can enjoy green tea and sweets with the beautiful Japanese style garden.

JPY 300 Closed on Mondays, from Dec.28-Jan.3

 ●Minatopia with Former Niigata Customs House

There are also Former Daishi Bank building and Niigata City History Museum by the Shinano River.

 ●Former Ozawa Family Residence

Authentic machiya-style house with beautiful garden from the Meiji Period.

JPY 200 Closed on Mondays, from Dec.28-Jan.3

 ●Honcho Market

Located on the bustling Furumachi ( old town ) district, vendors sell all kinds of food with reasonable prices.

* vendors are less on Sundays

 ●Niigata Senbei Okoku ( Roast your own)

Niigata is Japan's foremost senbei producer. To make these rice crackers, you pound the rice, knead the powder, and grill while applying say sauce, salt, and other flavorings. At Senbei Okoku you can learn about the process, watch it in action, and then do it yourself (1,000yen ~ 1,500yen). Gifts and dining are also available.

  ●Hakusan Shrine

Located near Furumachi, this shrine is very popular to visit among the people live there, it’s famous for the prosperity of descendants and business.

There is a park named Hakusan Park. You can enjoy walking. When you are tired, you can take a rest at Enkikan with Japanese tea and sweets.

 ● Nuttari Terrace Street

This new street started in 2015 with unique shops, including Izakaya, ceramic art studio, coffee shop, bakery, deli, accessory shops, and bookstore etc. You will spend a pleasant day feeling a modern  but nostalgic asmosphere.

 Please choose places you'd like to visit and let us know about your request.

Let's have a wonderful time in Niigata!!

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Cooking lesson! Learn to make Tokamachi's local specialities from local moms

Cooking lesson! Learn to make Tokamachi's local specialities from local moms - Tokamachi, Japan

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Tokamachi, Japan

From USD
$59.78

Half day course on making local delicacies that have been passed down for generations taught by local 'moms'.

Tokamachi's local dishes consist of many types of mountain vegetables ... More info ›

Half day course on making local delicacies that have been passed down for generations taught by local 'moms'.

Tokamachi's local dishes consist of many types of mountain vegetables. You will be taught local household dishes that are not served in eateries. You will also be provided with the recipe so that you may try it back home as well.

The menu will roughly consist of 3 dishes, staple food and soup. As for the specific dishes, it will be a surprise for the day!

Meeting point: Tokamachi station

Venue:  The venue is different for each event day, we will let you know the place when reply to your application.

Includes: Cooking ingredients, Local mom(s), English assistance (if needed), Short tour around Tokamachi station with local guide

Event condition: 2 confirmed participants min.

Time table:

9:00 Gathering in Tokamachi station
9:10  Walk in Tokamachi
10:00 On arrival
10:10 Explanation & wearing cooking wear
10:30 Cooking class
12:00 Lunch time
12:50 End of lunch
13:10 End in Tokamachi station

Remarks:

  • Please inform us if you have any allergies or health complications.
  • Kindly take note that you may not be able to participate in this plan if you are only junior high school students and under without a guardian.

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Yukata Experience -Enjoy Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale with a Yukata Package

Yukata Experience -Enjoy Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale with a Yukata Package - Tokamachi, Japan

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Tokamachi, Japan

From USD
$36.90

Have you ever wanted to experience a uniquely Japanese art festival while wearing a yukata?

This year the triannual Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale event will be held from 29th Jul to 17th Sep! This event is considered to be one of the largest art festivals in the world.
Why don’t you come and experience this unique event while wearing a yukata? Any photos taken wearing a yukata next to various artworks are sure to be a hit on Instagram!

We will provide everything from the wear to accessories to ensure you find the perfect style to suit you ... More info ›

Have you ever wanted to experience a uniquely Japanese art festival while wearing a yukata?

This year the triannual Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale event will be held from 29th Jul to 17th Sep! This event is considered to be one of the largest art festivals in the world.
Why don’t you come and experience this unique event while wearing a yukata? Any photos taken wearing a yukata next to various artworks are sure to be a hit on Instagram!

We will provide everything from the wear to accessories to ensure you find the perfect style to suit you.

Our shop is located just 5 minutes Tokamachi station, 10 minutes KINARE, very convenient, so feel free to come to see our yukata!

Experience Details
1.Come to our rental shop

2.Show your passport or IC, fill the application form

3.Choose Yukata and other accessories which you like

4.Dress up by experienced stuff

5.Take photos

6.Enjoy Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale
(KINARE, one of Art Triennale's center is just 10 min walk from the shop)

7.Change & Return
Back in the shop by return time, change to your clothes and return yukata.

Schedule
We are open from 9:00-18:00, and there are two rental plans differing in rental and return time.

1. Rental time: 9:00 - 17:00
Return time: Until 18:00 the same day

2. Rental time: 15:00 - 18:00
Return time: 10:00 the next day

Remarks

  • Please note it may not be possible to provide you with your prefered pattern or size due to numbers held. 
  • Our yukatas are owned by the local people and are kept in prime condition for everyone’s pleasure. Therefore in the event that a rented item is damaged or made dirty by the customer then will request the appropriate amount is paid to cover the damage.
  • In the event that a yukata is returned late then we will charge 2,000 yen.
  • Reservations can be made on the day and payments can be made in store.

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