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Northern Culture Museum, Tsukioka and Fukushimagata Wetlands

by Mutsuko
(3) Reviews
7h $ 230


  • Visiting the Northern Culture Museum
  • Soaking feet in the outdoor bath or taking a public hot bath in Tsukioka and browsing the hot spring resort
  • Visiting Fukushimagata Wetlands and View Fukushimagata

Select Date and Travelers

230.30 USD

People People
1 ~ 6 people 230.30 USD
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 37.60
Extra person.
$ 9.40
Hotel pickup.
$ 9.40


Visitors can visit the large former Ito Family residence (Northern Culture Museum), and soak their feet in outdoor hot bath in Tsukioka. Please enjoy tasting various kinds of sake, local foods and lunch. Take a panoramic view of vast rice fields spreading in the Echigo Plain from the top floor of View Fukushima standing by the wetlands and learn how Niigata has centered rice in its culture.

What to Expect

Visitors will see the vast rice fields in Echigo Plain and people's way of life centering rice in the culture. You will taste various kinds of local sake, foods including miso, soy sauce and snacks in downtown Tsukioka. Also experience a bit of Onsen by soaking your feet in an outdoor bath there or taking a public hot bath of Tsukioka Onsen. Enjoy viewing greenery and seasonal colors with blossoms and observing creatures living in the wetlands.

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  • Visiting the Northern Culture Museum
  • Soaking feet in the outdoor bath or taking a public hot bath in Tsukioka and browsing the hot spring resort
  • Visiting Fukushimagata Wetlands and View Fukushimagata


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.

We use public transportations and taxis. We need to walk on wet paths in the wetlands, so be prepared with sneakers or sandals/ flipflops.

What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee, activity fee and etc.
Meeting Point
At Tourist Information of Bus Terminal in front of Niigata Station Bandai Exit
Ending Point
Niigata Station Bandai Exit
7 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

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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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 ( 3 )
melissa Melissa United States ( Family )
2 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!


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 )
4 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!


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 )
4 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.


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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