Nagaoka Fireworks Festival & Shirakawa-go


1. Visit the Nagaoka Fireworks Festival, one of the three largest fireworks festivals of Japan. Viewing seats are provided so you don't have to worry about finding a place! [Click to view the official website] 2. Visit Shirakawa-go, the World Heritage Site on Day 2. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Optional bento box dinner on Day1] Makunouchi style bento box (without tea) JPY1,000/box *Application: until 5 days before the tour departure day  *Advanced payment *When the number of applications are not enough for the minimum order number, your application may not be possible. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Fireworks Festival]  *In order to avoid getting stuck in traffic, we may arrive at the site quite early and you may have to kill time before the festival starts. *Since this is a large-scale event, the roads around the site will be heavily congested. Please be aware that the bus could take over 2 hours to leave the car park. *Depending on the arrival time at the hotel, the departure time the next day could be quite late. If that is the case, the itinerary could be adjusted to accommdate for lost time (i.e. shorter stays at sightseeing spots.) *Umbrellas and tripods are not allowed to be used in the venue. [Recommended items] *Cushion, hat/cap, flashlight, raincoat. *Since the festival is outdoors, please take measures against the sun if it's a particularly hot day (e.g. sun block, sunglasses, water etc.) [Cancellation of the fireworks festival] The festival will go ahead in the rain generally. Should the event be cancelled for some inevitable reason or is postponed before the tour departure date, then the tour will also be cancelled and a full refund will be made. We will contact affected customers about the cancellation of the event (if you do not hear from us, please assume the tour will go ahead.) Should the event be cancelled on the day, we will get in touch on that morning. If the event is cancelled or postponed after the tour departs, we will refund the appropriate amount for the viewing seat and either offer an alternative trip or go straight to the hotel. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seat, fee for the viewing area. *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). [Attention] *Even if you reserved a room for 2 people, two single rooms may be provided. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothing and shoes for walking. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change due to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *The tour bus stops at several points to pick up participants and comes to your meeting place. The tour bus may be late due to the traffic or other conditions on the tour day, but the bus definitely comes for you. Please make sure to wait for the bus at the designated meeting place. *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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo (10:30 Departure) -- Shinjuku (11:20 Departure) -- Nagaoka (View fireworks display from the viewing site) -- APA Hotel Uozu-ekimae, Uozu (Overnight) *Arriving very late at night.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Uozu -- Shirakawa-go (A village of thatched roof farmhouses, the World Heritage Site/approx. 60 min) -- Shinjuku (19:40 Schedule) -- Tokyo (20:30 Schedule)

location Tokyo


Departure place


Meeting Time

10:30 AM


Shirakawa-go, Tohoku, Niigata

  • English

  • Chinese

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