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The secret Japanese treasure in shiobara

6.5 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

On this tour, I'll show you mysterious and deep Japan, not Japan that is told by the outward appearance. Because shiobara was a samurai and aristocratic famous spa resort area from Edo to Taisho era, it is a deep connection with the world’s oldest imperial family. I'll take you to the place you've never imagine. I love to meeting people and international exchange ,I’m looking forward to see you!

Use the coupon code FIRST_GUEST to get 10% off with this guide


Feel free to personalize this offer with Masumi.

  • The shiobara hachimangu shrine

  • Magnificent waterfall, Ryuka Fall

  • Japanese noodle “soba” or fresh river fish meal lunch

  • The hot spring(onnsen):the biggest foot bath or open air bath

  • Native district museum

  • Road station

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point ticket gate at nasusiobara station or tobu-nikko station
Ending Point ticket gate at nasushiobara station or tobu nikko station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, pick up at meeting point,

What‘s not included

-transportation fee(you and your guide) /Nikko to shiobara :¥1.190/Person
-car rent in shiobara : around ¥6.000~12.000
-gas:around ¥3.000~5.000
-transportation fee(you and your guide) /Nikko to shiobara :¥1.190/Person
-lunch : around¥2.000/person

-entrans fee
・Yuppo-no-sato (The biggest class footbath)¥1000/person
・Open air onsen(hot spring):around ¥600~1200/person


Basically available every day. But I can not accept sudden request. It would be appreciated if you tell me your schedule before around a month.
I can guide nikko and nasushiobara. But I strongly recommend shiobara(a part of nasushiobara) where is little known but amazing !! Just only 90 mints from Tokyo by bullet train.
So this is best choice that first day sightseeing in Nikko and move to Shiobara, stay over night at onsen-ryokan(0ld japanese stile hotel with hot spring),second day sightseeing in Shiobara ,then go back Tokyo or somewhere. I can introduce some great and reasonable onsen-ryokan.

-Nikko is cloth to shiobara, so this is best desision that first day you go to nikko, move to shiobara and stay overnight at onsen-ryokan, second day you will have great experience in shiobara for a day(or more). Then go back toTokyo or somewhere.
-You should weare old clothes and confortable walking shose.Because Shiobara is kind of mountain place .
-you will be asked rent a car in shiobara. but I can drive.so you need bring a international drive licence.
-a towl for hot spring can be borrowed (¥200~500),if you bring it your self it will not cost.
-Transportation fee and lunch of you and a guide will be paid by the customer.
-Those who have tatoos may not enter hot spring"onsen".Small ones and things hidden ,these are no ploblem .

I have plenty of attractive spots to go and to try other than this tour such a gorge,suspention bridge,mountain, Botanical Garden, aquatic park, skiing, kayak,kimono experience, tea ceremony experience...and more. Give me your request,please. read more

Cancellation Policy

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

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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