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  •   We visit Wajima morning market, stroll into the market shops and stalls and selling stands.
  •   We visit Wajima lacquerware musem.
  •   We visit Kiriko festival lantern museum


City Ishikawa
Meeting Point At your hotel lobby at Kanazawa city
Ending Point Kanazawa station
Departure 07:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 15

Notice time for application to this tour is until one week before your desired tour date.



270.00 USD

total price for up to 15 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

Noto peninsula juts out 100 km north into the Sea of Japan. The city of Wajima is located at the tip of the peninsula. The city is known for its morning market and home town of Japanese lacquerware. Wajima morning market is one of the three famous morning markets in Japan. It has more than 1,000 years history. Wajima is also known as the home town of lacquerware. It was designated as an important intangible cultural asset in 1977 by Japanese Government. Wajima lacquerware is famous for its durability and elegant designs. The tour starts from Kanazawa, and visit morning market, lacquerware museum and Kiriko festival lantern museum. The tour is disbanded at Kanazawa in the afternoon.

What‘s included

Tour guide fee and tour guide's transportation fares.

What‘s not included

Transporation fares for customers per person: Kanazawa - Wajima round trip 4,520 yen. Admission fee a person: Kiriko festival lantern museum 620 yen, Wajima lacquerware museum 300 yen. Lunch 1,000 yen. Please pay a lunch for a tour guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do customers need to prepare for the transportation fares?

Bus fares for a round trip ticket between Kanazawa and Wajima a person is 4,52 yen.

Frequently Asked Questions

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No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day 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.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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5 days ago , From: United States

“ Wonderful two days touring. ”

Dear Takeshi. My wife and I can not thank you enough for the memorable two days together. You attended to every detail and had so much knowledge and did not miss showing us a thing. You were well prepared and truly wonderful. Thank you again. We would highly recommend you.

Dear Bernard, Thank you very much for your kind email. We had two days touring for Kanazawa and Shirakawago. I am real happy to know that you and your wife enjoyed tours with me. Both days were hot days, but we got cool ourself for a short while at Ishikawa prefectural museum of traditinal arts and crafts, 21st century art museum and Tokyu hands basement while we were touring. Thank you very much again for 5-star rating to my guide service. Best regards, Takashi

Alan Alan
5 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Singapore

“ Great half day tours of Kanazawa and Shirakawa-go ”

Very extremely knowledgeable and patient tour guide. Packed the two half day tours as much as he could while accommodating our little 5 year old. Omicho market and Kenroku-en Garden were very interesting at Kanazawa. Shirakawa-go was beautiful in winter - the gassho style farmhouses showed why the architecture was such in heavy snow.

6 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Canada

“ A enjoyable day in Kanazawa ”

Takeshi is very friendly ,well prepared and very informative. The one day tour in Kanazawa coverd the most of sightseeings without rushing around in a beautiful day. Learning the making of the "gold leaf" , touring Higashi Chaya district,castle, garden and contemporary museum are all memorable, even the lunch at omi-cho market is very enjoyable. The sightseeings in Kanazawa are easyly accessible by the loop bus.

Dear William, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment to my guide service. I am really happy to know that all the places we visited remain as very fond memories of Kanazawa in you. Kanazawa is known as gastronomic city,too. I remember we had a lunch at nice shushi restaurant at Omicho market. Thank you very much again. Kind regards, Takashi

6 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Extremely informative and accommodating guide! ”

Throughout my travels in Japan I had 3 different guides and Takashi was by far the best! He knew everything about the subject matter as well as had answers for our many questions about geography, demographics, culture etc. Next I am back I will definitely look Takashi up for another great time.

Dear Matthew, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment on my guide service. Your comment encourages me greatly to continue my guide service in 2017. We visited Kenrokuen Garden, one of the three most famous gardens in Japan, Kanazawa castle and so on in the morning. We visited Shirakawago ( World Heritage site ) in the afternoon. We went up the observation point, Kanda-ke Gassho farmhouse and strolled the village. I am really happy to know that you enjoyed the tour with me. Kind regards, Takashi

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