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Kumamoto Samurai Experience Tour (4-Hour Charter Plan)

Tour Code :

GU0002Q2S

Departs from :

Kumamoto

Tour Brand :

Kyushu Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥26,000 ~

Overview :

1. This tour lets customers learn about the Japanese spirit in Kumamoto, where the samurai history and tradition from a few hundred years ago remains palpable. This is limited to 1 group (2-4 people) per day. The tour is guided by a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter in a charter vehicle.
2. Look forward to a Japanese archery experience with proper etiquette in a traditional dojo. After watching the instructor's movements, try to shoot the target!
3. To learn about the soul of Japanese sweets, experience making high-grade namagashi (fresh Japanese confections). Enjoy the sweets you made yourself and matcha green tea!
4. At one of the oldest Japanese sake breweries in Kumamoto City, listen to a lecture about Japanese sake brewing and taste some sake!

Itinerary

day1

13:20-13:30 10(min) Pick-up at Specified Hotel in the City Please show your reservation confirmation sheet at reception. Please be at the lobby at least 10 minutes before the departure time.
14:00-15:00 60(min) Japanese Archery In Japan, Kumamoto is an area especially rich in martial arts. Here, the samurai spirit from time immemorial remains alive. Using a sword and bow are basic skills of samurai. At Kitaoka Kyudojo, a traditional Japanese archery hall, learn from the instructor and try your hand at shooting with a bow and arrow! The make of a Japanese bow is simple, and reflects the heart of the shooter. Enjoy seeing the Japanese beauty of form as you watch the instructor's demonstration.
15:30-16:30 60(min) Japanese Sweets The tour will head to Kawashiri, a town that once flourished in traditional handicrafts with the help of transportation by water. Experience making sweets that represent Japanese aesthetics. It's a delightful sight when red bean paste made from beans is transformed to reflect Japan's seasonal scenery. Enjoy the sweets you made yourself along with some matcha green tea.
16:45-17:45 60(min) Sake Brewery After enjoying Japanese sweets, head to Zuiyo, established in 1867. The 2nd floor of the shop which was renovated from a warehouse is a tasting space. Enjoy sampling 3 kinds of sake with different tastes. The brewer will explain the differences between the tastes. Have fun guessing which one's which! Also feel free to buy souvenirs you like.
17:45-18:00 15(min) Drop-off at Specified Hotel in the City

GU0002Q2S

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
- If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 7 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
- The tour will proceed even in case of rain.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
- Itinerary locations and itinerary order may be changed depending on weather conditions and operating conditions of locations to be visited.
Even when changed, the tour charge will not be refunded.
- The order of the tour itinerary is subject to change due to road conditions or other reasons.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Children/Infants]
- Children and infants may not participate as activities include Japanese archery and alcohol drinking.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
- At the sake brewery, sake will not be served to customers under 20 years old. Souvenirs will be handed out.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
As shoes are not allowed in the Japanese archery hall, please wear socks.
The Japanese archery hall has a roof but is outdoors. In winter it gets cold, so please participate in warm clothing.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Hired Car Company]
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