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A small historic city, Nihonmatsu in the Tohoku region

by Nobu
(58) Reviews
8h $ 355 Price up to 4 people
  • Fukushima
  • 8h
  • up to 4 people
  • Japanese ( Native ), English ( License )
  • Private tour (only you and your guide)

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Overview

There are a number of lovely cities and towns to visit in the Tohoku Region, which are not well known among tourists.
Nihonmatsu is one of such cities. You can enjoy Japanese culture, history, nature and hot springs in the tour.
You may feel good old days in Japan if you visit this cozy city.
A day tour from Tokyo is also available.
Why don't you visit Nihonmatsu?

Highlights

  • Nihonmatsu Jinja Shrine, the center of traditional culture
  • Kasumigajo Park, ruins of Nihonmatsu Castle
  • Japanese Sake Brewery, Himonoya Shiso or Daishichi Shuzo)
  • Dake Onsen Hot Springs (Onsen Jinja Shrine, Kagamigaike Pond, Foot Bath, Day-use hot springs)

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What to Expect

- Walk in a historic townscape
- See seasonal beauties such as cherry blossoms, chrysanthemum dolls, colored leaves, etc.
- Participate in a tour of a Japanese sake brewery and learn how to make sake
- Enjoy foot bath and day-use hot spring baths in Dake Onsen Hot Springs

Important

Sake Brewery is not available on Sundays.

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.)
For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen.
If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

- A day tour from Tokyo, Fukushima or Kroiyama is available
- Japan Rail (JR) Pass can be used for a day tour from Tokyo, Fukushima or Koriyama
- We will walk or use a local bus in Nihonmatsu City area
- We will use a local bus to/from Dake Onsen Hot Springs

What‘s included
guide fee only
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, entrance fee, etc.
Meeting Point
At Nihonmatsu Station (Tokyo Station, Fukushima Station or Koriyama Station)
Ending Point
At Nihonmatsu Station (Tokyo Station, Fukushima Station or Koriyama Station)
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we use Japan Rail Pass if we go from Tokyo?

Yes, you can use Japan Rail (JR) Pass from Tokyo to Nihonmatsu.
If you would like the guide to accompany you from Tokyo, please bear the transportation fee for the guide. (The fare would be 8,630Yen x 2)

How much is the bus fare from Nihonmatsu Station to Dake Onsen?

The fare is 1,000Yen for a round trip. (500Yen x 2)

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date, there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 58 )
Col Col Australia ( Friends )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Wonderful fun day,, ”

Great day with Nobu... we had a larger group that always presents challenges with interests in the tour as well as problems with ticket purchases etc... none of these was an issue for Nobu and we had a great day... even when we decided at short notice to change the tour he handled these easily...Highly Recommended tour guide !

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Col. Since you and your group were cooperative and friendly, I did not have any difficulty during the tour. Hoping to guide you again in a pleasant Climate. Nobu

Jeff Jeff Guam ( Couple )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Underground Adventures: Kasukabe/Tokyo Flood Prevention Complex ”

My partner and I spent the morning/early afternoon exploring the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, aka Kasukabe Underground Flood Protection Tank, aka G-Cans. As foreign visitors who don't speak Japanese fluently, we needed a Japanese speaking guide who could interpret for us (presumably for safety reasons). We found Nobu via the TripleLights website and he was excellent. Nobu met us promptly at 0900 at our hotel lobby (Hilton Tokyo in Shinjuku). From there, he guided us through the 2 hour journey (2 trains and a bus ride) from Shinjuku to Kasukabe in Saitama prefecture. He was very courteous and knowledgeable and was an excellent translator during the hour long tour of the facility. We could not have asked for a better guide! We will definitely recommend him to... read more

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Jeff. It is my great pleasure if you were satisfied with my guiding and translation. I think this facility would be an interesting place especially for repeated Visitors to Japan who get bored with typical Sightseeing spots. This tour would also be helpful to understand Japan. It is appreciated if you introduce it to your friends who are planning to visit Japan. Best regards, Nobu

Svetlana Svetlana Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Tokyo with a pre-schooler in one day! Yes, it is possible, if you have a guide like Nobu! ”

Nobu was really fantastic! I cannot recommend him enough. I was travelling with my 5 yo son and needed an experienced guide who could recommend places to visit and guide us through amazing Tokyo. He was just that and more. Nobu’s English is excellent, he is a very polite, possess wealth of knowledge about Tokyo and culture which he shares with you along the way and he was 100% in tune with what we needed to cover in one day. We visited beautiful Meiji shrine, Shibuya crossing, Shinagawa Aquarium, had amazing fresh sushi meal in a restaurant and saw robot Asimo in the Emerging Science museum. It’s quite a lot in one day even if you travelling without a kid. So yes, we were very chuffed to have such a great guide. Choose him, don’t even doubt.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Sveta! It is my great pleasure if you and your lovely son enjoyed the tour. I introduced only a small part of Tokyo yesterday. There are many other good places to visit for you and your family. I am Looking Forward to taking you to those places for the next time. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

suzanne Suzanne Netherlands ( Friends )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Visit the ricoh factory ”

Really nice and happy translator which helped us really good!

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Suzanne! I am happy if I could help you to understand the factory. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

Woong Woong United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Very friendly ”

Nobu was patient and kind. He was very knowlegeable about Hakone park and showed us all of the beautiful locations.

Nobu:

Thank you very much for your review, Woong san. It is my great pleasure if you eojoyed Hakone. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Nobu

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