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Kita-ku Fermented Food Culture and Fukushimagata Walking Tour

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This tour provides visitors with an unforgettable experience by tasting sake and miso fermented soy bean paste. They will be amazed by products made with pride and history of fermented food culture. You can enjoy Italian cuisine, sushi, ramen or more cooked with localy produced vegetables and seafood caught in the Sea of Japn, for lunch.

Niigata Tour Guide - Mutsuko W.
Mutsuko W.
5.00 / 5
(3 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Niigata Station Bandai Exit / Hotel

09:00 AM

Niigata Station

Meeting at the Bandai-guchi Entrance. Take a taxi or train and walk to Yamada Miso Soybean Paste Brewery.

10:00 AM

Yamada Miso Brewery

Take a tour of the miso brewery and learn the history of miso (soybean paste). You can taste different kinds of miso and rice juice. You can enjoy shopping miso, soy sauce and rice juice. The factory tour and miso tasting experience need to be booked 1-2 weeks prior to the tour. JPY880 for each person for the factory tour and miso tasting.

11:00 AM

DHC Sake Brewery

Take a tour of the sake brewery and learn the culture and history of rice based Niigata food and sake. You can taste different kinds of sake and enjoy shopping. The brewery tour and sake tasting need to be booked 1-2 weeks prior to the tour. The sake brewery tour and tasting for each person requires JPY500, and JPY1000 for adding craft beer tasting to it.

12:30 AM

Lunch at a local restaurant

Enjoy lunch with localy produced vegetables and seafood. I will take you to a restaurant of your choice of your favorite kind. My recommendation is sushi at Sushiichi, Italian lunch combo at Nora Cuccina! Ramens shops are also recommended.

01:30 PM

View Fukushimagata

Visit the museum to learn about the wetland Fukushimagata, home to over 440 kinds of plants and over 250 kinds of birds. Enjoy viewing beautiful sights of nature from the observation floor of View Fukushimagata. You can also enjoy walking around the wetland garden and learn about biodiversity of Kita-ku and Niigata.

04:00 PM

Niigata Station

Get back to Niigata Station by taxi or train.

Ending Point

Niigata Station Bandai Exit/ Hotel

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What‘s included

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What‘s not included

*Hotel pickup: 1100 JPY


*Transportation fee (you and guide): 240 yen from Niigata Station to Toyosaka Station by train. Taxi fare: approx. JPY6500 for a car (for 3 persons plus guide) from Niigata Station to Toyosaka Station.

*Hiring a medium size taxi per hour is approx. JPY7500; a van for 9 people is approx. JPY9800.

*Miso brewery tour requires JPY880;sake brewery tour for JPY500-1000, and admission fee is JPY400 for a person at View Fukushimagata. Please pay them on site.

Tour Important Information

*Transportation fee, drinks, admission fees, meals and souvenirs are not included in the shown tour price.

* Visitors need to payJPY 880 each for miso brewery tour and JPY500-1000 for sake brewery tour (as of June 2024), and the admission fee at View Fukushimagata, JPY400 yen each, on site.

*Train ticket between Niigata and Toyosaka one way is JPY240.

Booking 1-2 weeks prior to the tour is needed for arranging the brewery tours. View Fukushimagata is closed on Mondays but wetland walking is available.

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Guiding in Sado is possible if transportation fee between Sado and Niigata is offered. Due to logistics, for those wanting to visit Sado Island, a two day advance notification prior to the meeting day is required. For your information, the boat fee for the round trip is 9620 yen (as of April 2023).

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Niigata Tour Reviews

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Melissa M.

5 / 5
Jun 3, 2019

Sado Custom Booking : 2019-05-24

Sado
5 hours

Customized

very nice tour

We had a beautiful day out in Sado island. We enjoyed our guide and the driver did his job very well. We thank you for the tour!

Melissa M.

Melissa san, It is so good to hear from you. I have been worried about one of your daughters health condition. I hope she is all right now. I am glad to know you had a good time in Sado and I hope you also did in other parts of Japan.

S

Stephen F.

5 / 5
Apr 14, 2019

Central Niigata City 1-Day Tour

Niigata
8 hours

Customized

Interesting time and informative

We focus on history and off the grid local spots. Mutsuko was very knowledgeable and well spoken. Trip timing and planning was exceptional. It was great!

Stephen F.

Steve san, Thank you for your great feedback. You two are energetic and curious about things in town. I enjoyed guiding you around the city on such a beautiful spring day! Please enjoy the rest of your trip. I am looking forward to guiding you again.

S

Sandra N.

5 / 5
Mar 29, 2019

Central Niigata City 1-Day Tour

Niigata
6 hours

Great Tour

Mutsuko provided us with a very informative tour and meet all of our expectations. We had ask to see and do other things besides the activities on her suggested itinerary. She made it all happen! Plus her English is excellent. Thank you Mutsuko and Triple Lights.

Sandra N.

Sandra san, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment on my tour! I'm a lot flattered. I also enjoyed your company and it was another reward for me beside the fun to guide my city. Please visit Niigata again and explore more. I'm looking forward to guiding you and your family next time you visit Japan. Please enjoy the rest of your days in Japan. Please send the best regards for everyone for me. Mutsuko

$184/ per group

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