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Northern Culture Museum, Tsukioka and Fukushimagata Wetlands

Day Trip

Mutsuko W.

5.00(3) reviews
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Visitors can visit the large former Ito Family residence (Northern Culture Museum), and soak their feet in outdoor hot bath in Tsukioka. Please enjoy tasting various kinds of sake, local foods and lunch. Take a panoramic view of vast rice fields spreading in the Echigo Plain from the top floor of View Fukushima standing by the wetlands and learn how Niigata has centered rice in its culture.


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Meeting Point

At Tourist Information of Bus Terminal in front of Niigata Station Bandai Exit

Visiting the Northern Culture Museum

Soaking feet in the outdoor bath or taking a public hot bath in Tsukioka and browsing the hot spring resort

Visiting Fukushimagata Wetlands and View Fukushimagata

Ending Point

Niigata Station Bandai Exit

What to Expect

Visitors will see the vast rice fields in Echigo Plain and people's way of life centering rice in the culture. You will taste various kinds of local sake, foods including miso, soy sauce and snacks in downtown Tsukioka. Also experience a bit of Onsen by soaking your feet in an outdoor bath there or taking a public hot bath of Tsukioka Onsen. Enjoy viewing greenery and seasonal colors with blossoms and observing creatures living in the wetlands.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee, activity fee and etc.

Important Information

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 6,760 yen.

We use public transportations and taxis. We need to walk on wet paths in the wetlands, so be prepared with sneakers or sandals/ flipflops.

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



Melissa M.

Jun 3, 2019

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!

Mutsuko W.

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.


Stephen F.

Apr 14, 2019

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!

Mutsuko W.

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.


Sandra N.

Mar 29, 2019

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.

Mutsuko W.

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

$236/ per group