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Central Niigata City 1-Day Tour


Niigata
6 hours
up to 6 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

You are to visit highlights of Niigata City in 6 hours using public transportation and taxi. Choose 5 spots to visit.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Mutsuko.

  • Imayotsukasa Sake Brewery
  • Minemura Miso Factory and Shop
  • Toki Messe and Pia Bandai Market
  • Minatopia Port Museum
  • Minato Inari Shrine to look at the guardian dogs
  • Former Saito Family Villa to view the Japanese Garden and the traditional merchant house
  • Former Ozawa Family Residence
  • Furumachi Area to have lunch and browse the shopping arcade
  • Tanakaya Minato Koubou to make Sasadango dumplings
  • Shinano Riverside Promenade
  • Marinepia Nihonkai Aquarium
  • Hakusan Shrine and Hakusan Park, and the Former Prefectural Assembly Building

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What to Expect

This route takes you to the area which gives Niigata City the name of the "City of Water." You can experience the port city history and culture such as the former Saito Family Villa and Hakusan Shrine.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Niigata Station Bandai Exit
Ending Point Niigata Station Bandai Exit/ Bandai City/ Next 21

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

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

Important

No extra hour on Thursdays. Not available from Dec. 28 to Jan.6.

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 6,870 yen.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

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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melissa Melissa United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ 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:

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 STEPHEN United States ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ 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:

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 Sandra United States ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ 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:

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

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