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Local classic train-ride and silk-screen printing in Gujo

Day Trip

Yuriko S.

4.82(17) reviews
Gifu
English
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Gujo is an old castle town, where holds bon-dancing every summer. You also enjoy dancing together! Local classic train takes you to such a nostalgic town. You also enjoy the beautiful scenery of clean river and mountains from the window during the train-ride. In the town, you enjoy the castle on top of the hill, clean canal with some colored carps and silk-screen printing. Please come to Gujo-Hachiman in Gifu!!

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Gifu JR station

09:30

enjoy beautiful mountainside scenery on local classic train-ride from Mino to Gujo

meet at Gifu JR station and get on the train to Mino and change trains at Mino Station to Gujo (I can pick you up to your hotel if you want)

11:30

enjoy local food, such as Hida beef or soba, buckwheat noodles

after getting off the train at Gujo-Hachiman, let's enjoy lunch at a local restaurant

13:00

enjoy beautiful scenery from the castle, Gujo-Hachiman Castle

after lunch, climb up the hill to the top and visit Guji-Hachiman Castle

02:00

Hands-on experience of screen printing in Gujo-Hachiman Town

after lunch, let's enjoy experience screen-printing!! It's very fun!!

03:00

Enjoy walking beside the clean water canal, which has beautiful colored carps

17:30

Gifu JR Station

return to Gifu from Gujo by train

Ending Point

Gifu JR Station

What to Expect

Local train from Mino to Gujo-Hachiman is so beautiful and you can enjoy magnificent mountainside scenery through the train-ride. It takes one hour and a half, but you won't feel bored. If you want, you can have lunch while being on the train. Gujo-Hachiman is an old castle town and very quiet, nostalgic town. It has a small, but very beautiful castle and you can climb it on foot. It takes only ten minutes. You also enjoy wonderful scenery of the peaceful town from the castle. After mountain climbing, let's try silk screen printing by yourself! Staff teaches you how to do it very politely, so I am sure you can have a good experience and you can make a nice souvenir by yourself.

In addition, just beside the screen printing shop, there is a small stream which has some beautiful carps. It will make you so relaxed and peaceful.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, transportation fee for guide

What‘s not included

transportation fee and entrance fee of Gujo-Hachiman Castle(you)…3500yen,

lunch (you and guide),

hands-on experience fee of silk-screen printing(you)…1000yen to 2000 yen

Important Information

I will guide you every day not only on weekend from next April. But I only guide you on weekends now because I work at junior high school on weekday now, but I will retire next March. I can guide you around Kyoto if you pay my transportation fee. I also dress you kimono if you want.

Local train to and from Gujo-Hachiman is 3500 yen, which include entrance fee of Hachiman-jo Castle.

Silk-screen printing hands-on experience fee is from 1000 yen to 2000 yen. The cost is different what type printing you choose.

It takes about 40 minutes or so to make silk-screen printing towel or bag.

I can pick up to your hotel , in that case, you have to pay for my transportation fee(1100 yen)

Beautiful local train runs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you want to attend this tour-guide on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, the train becomes normal local train. In that case, train fare is 3000 yen.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Dr. gal B.

Dec 30, 2019

Great time at Osaka area with Yuriko

We (2 adults) spent two days with Yuriko in Osaka area, visiting Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. Yuriko is a knowledgeable and friendly person and we had great time. I am only sorry for allocating only two days for the area. If it is your first time to Osaka, I suggest you allocate – 2-3 days for Kyoto, 1 day for Nara and 2 days for Osaka.

Yuriko S.

Dear Gal, Thank you for your good review and nice comment. You’re also very friendly and your mom, Hana is so kind and cheerful. As you said, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka have lot of places to visit. I hope you will come to Japan again and please enjoy your stay in Japan! Yuriko

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Sheharyar K.

Nov 28, 2019

guiding in Kyoto

Professional, excellent information about the area and sights. A pleasant person to work with, we had great time with Yuriko and enjoyed the experience.

Yuriko S.

Dear Sheharyar, Thank you so much for such a nice review and kind words. I also had a wonderful time with you and your wife. Arashiyama was its best season for autumn leaves viewing, wasn’t it? Though it was so crowded, it was fun for me to see both of you enjoying beautiful Arashiyama. In Nijo Castle, we had a very rare chance to see imperial style tea ceremony. It was fantastic and elegant!! During a day, the weather was nice and the driver, Mr. Uchida was great. Thank you so much for giving me such a wonderful time and delicious sweet. I wish you all the best. Sincerely yours, Yuriko

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Phyllis W.

Nov 26, 2019

Such a delightful person

Having a rough outline for what we wanted to do, Yuriko helped make our experience really great! One of our group members was not feeling well and needed to return to the hotel. Yuriko helped get a cab due to the language barrier and the rest of the group was able to continue the tour of Kyoto.

Yuriko S.

Dear Phyllis, Thank you for such a good review and warm comments. I was so happy to see you enjoying autumn beautiful view in Arashiyama and Kinkakuji Temple. And it was fun for me to chat with you during lunch time. I hope you will have another wonderful day in Tokyo today. Please give my best wishes to Michaele. Best regards, Yuriko

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Yoko Y.

Nov 12, 2019

Excellent tour in Kyoto and Nara

Yuriko was fantastic! Always on time, excellent knowledge of the history of Kyoto and so polite. It was a pleasure spending time with her. Thank you Yuriko. Greeting from Stella and Evris from Greece!

Yuriko S.

Hi!! Thank you for your good review, Stella and Evris. I also had a wonderful time with you. I could also learn a lot from you about your beautiful country, Greece. Chatting with you at a coffee shop and having chance to talk with a cute junior high school girl on the subway train were so pleasant time for us, weren't they? I am very sorry to cause you a lot of walking. I wish both of you luck and happiness. Thank you. Yuriko

$219/ per group

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