Local Experience

Nature and interaction with local people

Local Experience

@Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture

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A village that you want to spend just one more day in

World renown Art Field, rich food culture born from a snowy land, rich nature, and a warm and family like welcome.

Tokamachi is sure to keep surprising you with it’s charm and new discoveries even after multiple visits.
6 things you can enjoy in Tokamachi

Experience the country life in Niigata
on one of the best summer trips of the season!

This trip features

  • Enjoy Rafting activities! Have the Niigata resort all to yourself!
  • Experience local cuisine cooking.
    Learn to make Tokamachi's local specialties from local "moms"

    • Rice with seafood (Wappa-meshi)
    • Noppei-Jiru
    • Stewed vegetables
  • Fun party with Jibie cuisine
  • Bathing a few Goemon-furo (Bath) in Japan

Places to stay

"Kakura" Farm Lodge
Quiet and beautiful private house.


  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • Minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 persons per room.
  • Male/Female only rooms are available.
  • Rafting equipment (if you have), comfortable clothes(swimming wear), hat, waterproof shoes, sunglasses.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email 7 days before the event.
  • Please come to Urasa station by yourself. Joetsu Shinkansen
  • We will gather at Urasa station.
  • Please come by "Max TOKI 315" you will arrive at Urasa station 11:48 / 10:16 departure(TOKYO) - 11:48 arrived (URASA)


The first day / 5th(Tue) - 6st(Fri) July 2018
12:30 Urasa station
=> Move to Shinano-river for Rafting
13:30 Rafting
16:00 Finish =>?Move to Lodge
16:30 at “Kakura” Farm Lodge
17:00 Free time
Enjoy “Goemon-furo”
19:00 Party with Jibie cuisine
21:00 Finish

The second day (23th(Mon) - 24th(Tus) July 2018)
7:00 Break first
8:00 Beech Forest walk etc. Free time
10:30 Learn to make Tokamachi's local specialties from local "moms"
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Check out
=> We will bring you to Urasa station
14:30 Drop off at Urasa station
  • Private bus transportation (Urasa station -> Farm Lodge)
  • One (1) nights shared accommodation
  • All experience activities.
  • Breakfast for 2nd day
  • Dinner for 1st day
  • Lunch for 2nd day
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
< Cancellation >
  • 20 days - 7 days before the Tour: 50% of the fee will be charged.
  • 6 days - the day the Tour: 100% of the fee will be charged.