[By Shinkansen] Niigata & Echigo Highlights: Senami Onsen and Tsukioka Onsen

Highlights

Enjoy the views of Echigo area for 3 days from the train, boat and ropeway.♪ 1. Take the Yahikoyama Ropeway to the summit! Enjoy a panorama view of Echigo Plain and Sea of Japan. 2. Enjoy a boat ride on Agano River. 3. Admire the superb view of the Sasagawa-nagare coastline from the train window of the Uetsu Main Line. [Accommodation] Day-1: Tsukioka Onsen・Hotel Hisagoso Enjoy a walk around Tsukioka hot spring town after arrival at the hotel. ※Rooms in this hotel are all non-smoking. Day-2: Senami Onsen・Senami View Hotel A Japanese Kaiseki set meal dinner will be served in your room. ※Groups of 5 people or more may not be served in one room. In that case, please note that dinner will be served in a separate venue or will be split to two rooms or more. [Additional Information] *Tour inclusions: Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Tour exclusions: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *Items included in Infant Price (3-5 years old): bus seat only. ※If train seat, meals, bedding are needed please apply as a child. ★For customers with Children: For dinner on Day-1 at Hotel Hisagoso, please choose from below: ①Less dishes than the regular "adult" menu OR ②Kids meal *Please choose one option by writing in the "Additional Information" of the booking form at the time of the booking or contact us no later than 14 days in advance. ※If you don't notify us of your choice, ①Less dishes than the regular menu will be served for a child. [Attention] *Depending on the flower blooming season, Yahiko Park and Lake Hyoko will be omitted when there will be no flowers to view. *The waters of Tsukioka Onsen usually has a bright emerald green color, but it changes slightly depending on the season and the weather conditions of the day. *Shinkansen "Max Toki", "Tanigawa" or "Max Tanigawa" may be used for round trip. *Yasuda Yogurt Factory: the assembly line might not operate on your tour day. In such a case you will only stop there for shopping. *Seat allocations for trains: Due to seating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be close to each other. *Flower viewing period is affected by the weather. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *A Japanese-speaking guide is included partially. Although the tour conductor can speak English or Chinese, they are not an interpreter for the guide. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo Station (Depart 8:30~9:28) -- [Shinkansen "Toki"・reserved seats in a regular non-smoking car] -- Echigo-Yuzawa Station -- Yahiko Shrine (An old shrine with a history of over 100 years old / approx. 30 mins) -- Yahiko Park (Visit the cherry blossoms viewing spot only during the period from early to mid April / approx. 30 mins) -- Yahikoyama Ropeway -- Summit of Yahiko-yama (Enjoy a panorama view of Echigo Plain and Sea of Japan / approx. 50 mins including ropeway ride time) -- 【Travel time: approx. 70 mins】 Tsukioka Onsen・Hotel Hisagoso (Overnight)  ※Enjoy walking around the hot spring town after arrival.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tsukioka Onsen -- Lake Hyoko (A protected wetlands by the international Ramsar Convention ※Peak season for Sakura: from mid to late April; Peak season for Iris: mid June / approx. 15 mins) -- Yasuda Yogurt (Visit a factory, shopping / approx. 30 mins) -- Agano River ( Boat ride / approx. 30 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 90 mins】 Kuwagawa Station -- [Uetsu Main Line, non-reserved seats / approx. 25 mins] -- Murakami Station -- Murakami (A town with traditional culture remained same since the Edo period.) -- Senami Onsen・Senami View Hotel (Overnight)  ※Enjoy an open-air bath with a superb view overlooking the Sea of Japan. For dinner, relish a Japanese Kaiseki set meal with local rice and fish etc.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Senami Onsen (Buffet breakfast including shrimps from the Sea of Japan etc.) -- 【Travel time: approx. 90 mins】 Teradomari (Shopping at the fish market / approx. 20 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 80 mins】 Shiozawa-juku (A former post town along the Mikuni Kaido that connects Edo and Echigo / approx. 50 mins) -- Tabataya (Lunch of Hegi soba noodles / approx. 40 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 45 mins】 Saifukuji Temple, Kaisando (Visit / approx. 40 mins) -- 【Travel time: approx. 40 mins】 Kawanaga Farm (Shopping for Niigata products / approx. 20 mins) -- Echigo-Yuzawa Station -- [Shinkansen "Toki", reerved seats in non-smoking "Green Car"] -- Tokyo Station (Arrive 18:40~19:40) ※For departures on 26, 28, 30 April and 2, 4, 6 May arrival to Tokyo Station will be [19:40~20:40]. ※Shinkansen "Max Toki", "Tanigawa" or "Max Tanigawa" may be used for round trip.



location Tokyo

Detail

Departure place

Tokyo

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Niigata

Language
  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

20 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.