Mt. Fuji, past and present, seen from a distance.

Shore Excursion

Hideaki W.

Shimizu
English
6 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

By taxi, you'll be picked up and dropped off at the port of Shimizu to tour the Satta Pass (Observation Platform) where you see first-hand Mt. Fuji from a distance, the site where Hiroshige Blue must have depicted for the woodblock print, Hiroshige Museum, Nihon Daira High Plateau, tea leaves picking, ropeway to-and-from Kunozan Toshogu Shrine, and Miho no Matsubara, among others.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Shimizu Port

Satta Pass (Observation Platform), Hiroshige Museum (“Ukiyoe” or woodblock printing), Nihon Daira High Plateau Ropeway to-and-from Kunosan Toshogu, and Miho no Matsubara, among others. (FYI: Let’s stretch arms/legs with your pedometer.).

Ending Point

Shimizu Port

What to Expect

You'll be able to see Mt. Fuji from a distance. You can try out “U-KI-YO-E” or woodblock printing which depicted the daily life of the time, and make your masterwork there by following instructions at the museum.

You can actually compare the sceneries you’ve witnessed at the top of the Pass to the great masterpiece of Hiroshige Blue.

Please enjoy tea leaves picking and visit Ku-no-za-n To-sho-o-gu-u Shrine by ropeway, and Miho-no-Matsubara, registered as a part of Mt. Fuji's world heritage site, among others.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide Fee

What‘s not included

Admission Ticket to Hiroshige Museum 510 yen/person

Ropeway (RT) 1,100 yen/person

Set price including ropeway (RT), admissiion tickets to Toshogu Shrine and it’s museum is 1,750 yen/person

Lunch

Tax fare: 6 hours, approximately 53,000 yen. (When decided, an estimate to be provided by taxi company.).

Important Information

Update of the site: I will be in Nagasaki, Kyushu, in August, tentatively, August the 4th(Tue.) through the 6th (Thur.). I am happy to show you around "hidden Christian sites" with terraced paddy fields, "TA-NA-DA". The sceneries imprinted in Venezia come to my mind when I stand near the Hirado pier. Our itnerary (meeting at Sasebo at 9:00 and finishing there at about 17:30) includes Whale Museum, one of the main local industries of the time, too. I will help you with information on other tourists’ spots on the beaten track. If interested, please e-mail me for the particulars. (as of March 10, 2020) I am available during the public holiday seasons and semester-end breaks; April 28 - May 6, Dec. 25 - January 7, and the month of August. Could you please bookmark them on your calendar and I will be ready to attend to you. Thank you. Hideaki

Time Lines

10:00 departing the port of Shimizu by taxi

10:30 Satta Pass (observation platform)

11:00 Hiroshige Museum

Please try out “U-KI-YO-E” or woodblock printing, depicting the daily life of the time, and make your masterpiece there, by following instructions. You can actually compare the sceneries you’ve witnessed not a long ago to the great masterpiece of the 19th century.

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 Kunozan Toshogu Shrine by ropeway

15:30 Miho no Matsubara

16:00 Back to the Port of Shimizu

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
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