Niigata Tsunan Sky Lanterns Releasing into the Night Sky!

Highlights

◇◆Soar high up into the night sky in Niigata! Fantastic lights・Tsunan sky lantern◇◆ ○Limited-time event is held in Tsunan of Niigata, one of heavy snowfall areas in Japan! ☆Contents of the event☆ ・Sky lantern is a kind of hot air balloon which is often released at the festivals in Thailand and China. ・Enjoy viewing a hundred sky lanterns during the snow season! ・Write wishes in the lanterns and release a lantern (one by a group of 3-4 people) into the night sky with prayers! *Sky lantern event is subject to cancellation due to the bad weather conditions. *View ”Dondo-Yaki” traditional bonfire event and winter fireworks. *Enjoy a set meal lunch of 1 whole red snow crab caught in Sado in the Sea of Japan. *See a one of three major Tsurushi-bina (hanging hina dolls) collections of Echigo. *View the world of silver snow from the ropeway. *Get Koshihikari rice from Uonuma area as a present to take home with you. (Adult and child participants only). [Additional information] *Items included – 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. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). *Items included in "Infant price" (3-5 years old)- A bus seat only. (Bedding, meals, Koshihikari rice present are NOT included.) [Important] *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may 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. *Sky lantern event is subject to cancellation due to the bad weather conditions. *3 - 4 people release 1 lantern. (1 lantern is shared with other group members even if you are a group of 1 - 2 people.) *Tsunan is a heavy snowfall area. Please wear warm clothing and non-slippery shoes. Waterproof shoes such as snow boots are recommended. *Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended. *Dinner is planned to be after the event, around 20:00. It will be served right at the time of arriving to the hotel. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control. *If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail. *The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot. *(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.) Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement. Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Nagoya Station (Meet 9:50) -- New Greenpia Tsunan (Lantern releasing experience, view ”Dondo-Yaki” traditional bonfire event and winter fireworks.) -- Yuzawa Toei Hotel, Echigo Yuzawa Onsen (Overnight) *Dinner is planned to be after the event, around 20:00.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Echigo Yuzawa Onsen -- Yuzawa Kogen Highland (View the world of silver snow from the ropeway) -- Minamiuonuma (Have a set meal lunch of 1 whole red snow crab caught in Sado in the Sea of Japan) -- Tokamachi (See a one of three major Tsurushi-bina (hanging hina dolls) collections of Echigo) -- Nagoya Station (Scheduled 19:30)



location Nagoya

Detail

Departure place

Nagoya

Meeting Time

09:50 AM

Destination

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

25 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.