4 Days Niigata Wisteria

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Niigata Wisteria
Fujidana
Niigata Wisteria
Northern Culture Museum
Niigata Wisteria
Niigata Furumachi Geigi
Niigata Wisteria
Fukushima-gata Sea
Niigata Wisteria
Fujidana
Niigata Wisteria
Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery
Niigata Wisteria
Ponshu-kan Sake Museum

Tour Descriptions

Enjoy the scenic Wisteria flowers and all of the best sights in Niigata during our Niigata Wisteria Japan Tour package. Enjoy an epic adventure through the northern city of Niigata, home to many of Japan's leading sake breweries and charming Wisteria flowers. Skip the usual and head north for an unforgettable vacation in the City of Water!
Itinerary

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

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Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

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Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

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Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Niigata | Sake Sampling & Lovely Wisteria

Breakfast Lunch

Hotel Okura Niigata ( Western Style )

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Hotel Okura Niigata
Morning
Bullet Train ( Sushi - Lunch )
Afternoon
Evening
Check into a hotel

We begin our day with a ride on the bullet train to Niigata. Shortly after the ride, we will stop for a sushi lunch and sample sake at the Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery. This brewery was founded in 1767 and showcases some of the best sake of Niigata.

After our lunch, it's off to the Northern Culture Museum, a Japanese mansion that once belonged to the Ito Family. The Ito Family was a wealthy family in the 1800's that donated their home and artworks so future generations could appreciate them the way they did. Before we call it a day, it's off to Fujidana to see wisteria trees at the Northern Culture Museum. We then head to the hotel.

Niigata | Strawberry Picking & Geisha Performance

Breakfast Lunch
or similar

Tokyo Dome Hotel ( Western Style )

  • Expedia Rating
  • Trip Advisor Rating
Tokyo Dome Hotel

Tokyo Dome Hotel is great access to Tokyo Dome next door. Suidobashi Station is walking distance from the hotel and is connected to the hot spots of Japan like Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Tokyo Station. The guest rooms' decor is modern and warm, with wooden furniture and metallic accents. All rooms are available to use Free high-speed Internet . There is free high-speed WI-FI available. The hotel offers free limousine bus service to both Narita and Haneda airport.

Near by........
-Amusement Park
Tokyo Dome City Attractions within Walking distance

-University
University of Tokyo in 20 mins by Taxi

View Hotel Detail

Today begins with a visit to the Fukushima-Gata Sea, then some strawberry picking. Niigata is known for juicy, fresh produce, and the strawberries are some of the best to enjoy!

After strawberry picking, we're off to Niigata Furumachi Geigi to see a lovely show. We will be taking a bullet train back to Tokyo, but first will stop along the way at Ponshukan Sake Vending Machines. Only a minute away from Niigata Station, the Ponshukan has a sake sampling area filled with vending machines that features over 90 variaties of locally brewed sake from Niigata.

We will then reach Tokyo and check into our hotel.

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

▪Important Notice▪
*Complimentary transfers are for designated airports/hotel only, on the designated tour arrival/departure date only.
*Your group may be joined with other groups during the tour. If so, your tour guide and bus may be changed during your tour.
*Any special request(s) must be submitted when booking your tour (meals, accommodations, etc.). Note: Not all requests can be fulfilled.
*Itinerary, hotels, and meals are subject to change or cancellation without notice. No refund will be owed for any changes or cancellations if the tour still occurs.
*This tour includes 1.5~2 hours of walking on sightseeing days. Tour Participants are expected to be of moderate fitness, keep up with the pace of the group, and can climb stairs with no difficulty.
*B : Breakfast   L : Lunch   D : Dinner




4 DAYS

3 nights accommodation


5 MEALS

3 breakfasts
2 lunches


TRANSPORT

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Niigata Wisteria Tour Map

Tour Includes


3 nights Western-style hotel

Daily Breakfast-Buffets and 2 Lunches included

All ground transportation in Japan during the tour

Complimentary Airport Transfers (see details)

Admission Fees, Tax & Gratuities at all included Destinations

Full time service of licensed English speaking tour guide & separate bus driver

Bullet train ride between Tokyo and Niigata

Japan Deluxe Tours Handbook and Tour Goods Package

Free Wi-Fi in Bus & Most hotels

Not Included
  • - Airfare
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Optional Excursions

Travel Highlights


Fresh Strawberry Picking in Niigata

Admission to the Northern Culture Museum

Time spent admiring the Wisteria at Fujidana

Sake Tasting at Ponshukan Sake Vending Machines

Enjoy a show from the Geigi at Niigata Furumachi

Sightseeing at the Fukushima-gata Lagoon

Fresh Sushi from the Sea of Japan

Sake Sampling at Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery

Shopping for Niigata Specialties at Ponshukan

Sightseeing in Niigata City

Important Information


The maximum number of participants will not exceed 26 people during your Japan tour. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please note that your bus and tour guide may be changed if other groups join the tour.

Single travelers are required to pay a single supplement in order to guarantee single room accommodation.

We request one suitcase, one carry-on bag, and an overnight bag per person. The tote bag we provide can be used to hold any small merchandise/souvenirs purchased during your tour. When you check out, bring your luggage to the lobby and the bus driver will assist in loading it onto the bus. When you arrive at the next hotel, the bus driver will unload your luggage for you to bring to your room.

Please note: The maximum weight of a checked in bag is typically 20 Kilograms or 44 Pounds. You will be traveling with your luggage except during the bullet train ride (if applicable).

All hotel rooms come with a full bathroom and room amenities free of charge unless stated otherwise.

All motor coaches come equipped with air-conditioning, plenty of space, comfortable seats, and Wi-Fi.

All of our tours begin in either Tokyo or Osaka/Kyoto. When beginning or ending a tour in Tokyo, please book flights to or from Narita International Airport or Haneda International Airport. For tours beginning or ending in Osaka/Kyoto, please book flights to or from Kansai International Airport or Itami Airport.

We recommend you do not book your flights until the tour status changes from Book Now to Guaranteed Departure. You can also contact us if you would like for Japan Deluxe Tour's to arrange your flights.

Traveling and visiting sights in Japan includes a good amount of walking. To fully enjoy the tour, please be prepared to keep up with the pace of the group, climb stairs with no difficulty, and wear comfortable shoes for all day use.

Guests with tattoos may not be able to use the hot-springs or onsens while in Japan. We apologize if you are unable to enjoy this experience during your stay.

We understand sometimes unanticipated situations may arise before or even during your Japan tour. In order to best assist you when things don't go as planned, Japan Deluxe Tours recommends purchasing travel insurance offered through Travel Guard® Insurance.

Travel Guard® Insurance offers coverage for: Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage Delay, Medical Expense (deductible required), Emergency Medical Transportation, and an Exclusive Family Protection Plan: One child 16 or under will receive coverage at no additional cost for every adult that purchase a protection plan. Every Travel Guard policy includes 24-hour emergency travel assistance services for emergencies or last-minute travel changes, such as re-booking flights, hotel reservations or ground transportation, tracking lost luggage, and more!
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Day
Day 1

Tokyo | Arrive in Japan & Check-in Hotel

Welcome to Japan! We will have transportation services to take you to your hotel. Please refer to your tour handbook for more information.
Rest at the hotel and be ready to start your exciting tour tomorrow.

**INFORMATION**
From Narita Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 90 mins(Bus)
From Haneda Airport to downtown hotel in Tokyo - about 30 mins(Bus)

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 2

Niigata | Sake Sampling & Lovely Wisteria

Breakfast Lunch
Morning
Bullet Train ( Sushi - Lunch )
Afternoon
Evening
Check into a hotel

We begin our day with a ride on the bullet train to Niigata. Shortly after the ride, we will stop for a sushi lunch and sample sake at the Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery. This brewery was founded in 1767 and showcases some of the best sake of Niigata.

After our lunch, it's off to the Northern Culture Museum, a Japanese mansion that once belonged to the Ito Family. The Ito Family was a wealthy family in the 1800's that donated their home and artworks so future generations could appreciate them the way they did. Before we call it a day, it's off to Fujidana to see wisteria trees at the Northern Culture Museum. We then head to the hotel.

Hotel Okura Niigata or similar

Day 3

Niigata | Strawberry Picking & Geisha Performance

Breakfast Lunch

Today begins with a visit to the Fukushima-Gata Sea, then some strawberry picking. Niigata is known for juicy, fresh produce, and the strawberries are some of the best to enjoy!

After strawberry picking, we're off to Niigata Furumachi Geigi to see a lovely show. We will be taking a bullet train back to Tokyo, but first will stop along the way at Ponshukan Sake Vending Machines. Only a minute away from Niigata Station, the Ponshukan has a sake sampling area filled with vending machines that features over 90 variaties of locally brewed sake from Niigata.

We will then reach Tokyo and check into our hotel.

Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day 4

Tokyo | Tour Disbands & Depart from Japan

Breakfast

Your pleasant and memorable Japan tour ends today. The tour will disband after breakfast.
Fly home with cherished memories or enjoy your extended stay in Japan.

**INFORMATION**
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Narita Airport - about 90 mins(Bus)
From downtown hotel in Tokyo to Haneda Airport - about 30 mins(Bus)

Dining Experience

Kaiseki Ryori

Kaiseki Ryori

It is a traditional Japanese multi course meal consists of multiple small dishes starting with appetizers and sashimi then leading to the main dishes tempura and grilled fish, rice, pickled vegetables, and miso soup.

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Nigiri Sushi

Sushi at Tsukiji Fish Market

It traditionally consists of seafood placed on top of a small, bite sized portion of vinegared white. The seafood is usually a sliced piece of raw fish; tuna, salmon, yellow tail, or seafood such as shrimp or uni.

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Cultural Experience

Japanese Sake

Sake Tasting

Experience the unique flavors of the various types of Japanese sake. Learn to discern the differences between each sake and perhaps you will find a new favorite.

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Purple flower

Fujidana

There is a famous 150 year-old Wisteria-trellis (Fujidana) at Northern Culture Museum in Niigata. The mass of blue blossoms and the sweet fragrance have a soothing effect.

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geiko

Niigata Furumachi Geigi

Niigata Furumachi is one of the three biggest GEIKO City as well as Kyoto and Tokyo. Furumachi Geigi is said to have a 200 year tradition and is still ongoing.

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strawberry picking

Strawberry Picking

Niigata is famous for producing big, juicy, and sweet brand strawberries. In the strawberry picking event there, people can enjoy picking various kinds of brand strawberries which are made in there.

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Riding Experience

Bullet Train

Bullet Train

World known as The Bullet Train, The Shinkansen fascinates foreign tourists. Shinkansen runs average 300kmh, about 186mph, and they depart every 10 minutes in rush hours very punctual.

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