This tour covers my hometown. This coastal area is peace ,quiet and cozy with beautiful shoreline and mild climate.In February & March, Mito Plum Festival & Angler Fish Pot is Very Popular. Please visit the lovely place. One day trip from Tokyo is possible.
Feel free to personalize this offer with Go.
On this tour,we will use public transportation such as train, bus or taxi
I can arrange the itinerary on your request
(Kita-Ibaraki city & Iwaki city)
１ Izura Coast ( Recommended)
A picturesque place for its beautiful seashore with different shapes of bays and a pine tree forest. Its name came to be known for what Tenshin Okakura,a leading figure who contributed to the modernization of Japanese art ,moved there from Tokyo in 1903. Tenshin Museum exhibits various precious materials such as the first edition of "Book of Tea" penned by Tenshin. Rokkaku-do(Hexagonal Building ) and Cape Izura park are the unmissable points, and you can imagine that ex-famous painters during Meiji era worked hard at fictionization if you stand on this ground.
Please try the local specialty . Especially in winter Angler fish pot is very popular . This dish has a lot of coragen , making your skin more beautiful.
3 Strawberry picking (Option 1,600yen)
There are several farms in this area.
(Mito) Mito is the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture.
1 Kairakuen Park
It is one of the three great landscape gardens in Japan.
From February to Mid March, About 3,000 Plum trees are in bloom.
Please appreciate the stunning scenery and lovely scent.
2 Meiri Sake Brewery(Option)
Guide fee, etc
transportation fee to the meeting point (guide 1,500 to 2,000 yen)
entrance fee for you and guide (Rokkaku-do 300 yen, Tenshin Museum 190 yen ,Kairakuen Garden 300 yen, etc)
lunch (you and guide),
transportation fee (you and guide),etc
Plum Blossom may not be seen by weather condition.
I can guide you in Tokyo and Chiba area if you pay my transpotation fee.
*Rokkaku-do and Tenshin Museum will be closed on Mondays.
*I can arrange other places on your request or weather condition.
*Please inform it beforehand when there is much baggage.
*I highly recommend you take out travel insurance before leaving tour country.
* I recomend you exchange money before this tour.
* To Purchase"JR JAPAN PASS(7 days 29,110 yen)" beforehand is highly recommended.
* The Best time to see plum blossom may vary according to weather condition.
Yes, it is. I show you the time table below. Of course I can arrange other itineraries on your request.
9:00 a.m. JR Ueno station(Depart)-(Express Hitachi 5)-
10:07 a.m. Mito - 11:07 Nakoso .
5:27 p.m. Mito(Depart)-(Express Hitachi 22)-
6:43 p.m. Tokyo at 6:43 (Arrival)
Yes, I can. However, please make sure that an additional fee will cost.
Pick-up only (5,000 yen to 6,500 yen)
Pick-up & to take you your hotel (10,000 yen to 13,000 yen)
I will show you how to get to Mito or Iwaki very politely so that you can save the cost.
I highly recommend perchasing the JR pass beforehand.
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Go is an excellent, friendly and good knowledge tour guide. He helped me to contact the bus company regarding the itinerary. Many thanks Go. Your help is greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Chi
Dear Chi-san, I am relieved to hear that.Thank you very much. I hope you will enjoy travelling in Japan. Regards, Go