Stay at 250 year old Japanese House in the Mountainous Countryside in Kochi

Cultural & Theme Tours in Shikoku

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With this tour you will be able to stay at traditional Japanese house with over 250 years of history and also explore a Japanese paper making workshop. When you enter your stay you will notice immediately the traditional vibes. You will see a huge Irori (old fashioned Japanese sunken hearth) a samurai armor, Goemonburo (metal bathtub heated from beneath, that was used in Japanese home), and a Iwafuro (Rock bath). During your stay you will experience the great natural beauty, and experience living like the olden times of Japan. For dinner, you will gather around the Irori, where you can enjoy cooking the fresh seasonal ingredients with the hostesses. Lastly you will be able to visit the workplace of where they make Japanese paper. You will be able to take part in the paper making process and also learn about the traditional technique of the Tosa Japanese paper making!
ItineraryDay 1: Experience the Life of Living in the Mountainous Country side Pass By: Kochi Tourist Information Center Tosa Terrace, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, ShikokuMeet with your guide at the Kochi Station or hotel nearby the station Stop At: Hirome Ichiba, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, ShikokuLunch with the locals at the Hirome marketplace Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hirome Ichiba, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, ShikokuCheck in at the Cho-Juan Relax in the mountainous country Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: One night at Cho-JuanDay 2: Experience Japanese paper makingStop At: Yusuhara Town Office, Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi Prefecture, ShikokuJapanese paper making workshop and experience Japanese paper makingDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • English speaking guide
  • Transportation fee during tour
  • Paper making workshop fee
  • Minshuku inn fee (Dinner and Breakfast included)
  • Entry/Admission - Hirome Ichiba
  • Entry/Admission - Hirome Ichiba
  • Entry/Admission - Yusuhara Town Office

What’s not included

  • Transportation fee to the meeting point
  • Transportation fee back after the tour ended

Itinerary

Day 1: Experience the Life of Living in the Mountainous Country side Pass By: Kochi Tourist Information Center Tosa Terrace, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Meet with your guide at the Kochi Station or hotel nearby the station Stop At: Hirome Ichiba, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Lunch with the locals at the Hirome marketplace Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Hirome Ichiba, Kochi, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Check in at the Cho-Juan Relax in the mountainous country Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: One night at Cho-Juan
Day 2: Experience Japanese paper making Stop At: Yusuhara Town Office, Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku Japanese paper making workshop and experience Japanese paper making Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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