Local Experience

Nature and interaction with local people

Local Experience

@Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture

Cooking of Local cuisine

Kamakura Experience

Time Slip to the Jomon Period with Surrounding fire

Party with Jibie cuisine

Goemon-furo (Bath)

Trekking with snowshoes “KANSJIKI”


This trip features

  • Enjoy Kamakura making while team building.
  • Experience local cuisine cooking.
    • Noppei-Jiru
    • Kensa-Yaki(Grilled rice balls)
    • Stewed vegetables
  • Feeling of Japanese roots while surrounding the fire, feeling the rest of the heart
  • Straw work (Traditional Craft Experience)
  • Fun party with Jibie cuisine
  • Bathing a few Goemon-furo (Bath) in Japan

Places to stay

Minshuku “Kakura” Farm Lodge
http://www.minshuku-kakura.jp/
Quiet and beautiful private house with rich

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • 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.
  • Waterproof (Gortex) hiking/trekking shoes are recommended for this trip.
  • Please bring enough layers. It is a lot colder in the mountains than in the city.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.
  • Please come to Urasa station by yourself. Joetsu Shinkansen.
  • We will gather at Urasa station.
  • Please come by “Max TOKI 305” you will arrive at Urasa station 9:21 / 07:48 departure(TOKYO) – 09:21 arrived (URASA)

Program

The first day (20th, 28th Feb and, 6th March 2018)
9:45 Urasa station (Please come to Urasa station by yourself.)
10:00 Orientation
10:15

About mental health “Autonomous training method”
11:30 Healthy cooking class with local ingredients.
12:00 Lunch /Break
14:00 Trekking with snowshoes “KANSJIKI”
(Train your legs to walk wearing a snowshoe in the snow)
15:00 Time Slip to the Jomon Period with Surrounding fire
(Teamwork at Pit type housing of the Sasayama ruins where a fire-type pottery of the national treasure was excavated.)
17:00 Goemon-furo
18:30 Party with Jibie cuisine
The second day (21th Feb and ,1st,7th March 2018)
6:00 Body preparation
(Transfer method of approach to care both mind and body)
7:30 Morning
9:15 Team building with Kamakura Experience
10:15 Straw work (Traditional Craft Experience)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Relaxation time
14:00 Messages from the local people
14:30 Finish
PRICE INCLUDES
  • Private bus transportation (Urasa station -> Hotel)
  • One (1) nights shared accommodation
  • All experience activities.
  • Breakfast for 2nd day
  • Dinner for 1st day
  • Lunch for 1st and 2nd day
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) tour guide
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
  • What to wear/bring
  • Winter/warm clothes
  • Beanie/hat
  • Winter gloves
  • Comfortable shoes/socks
  • Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Schedule:

    • 20th Feb (Tue)-21st Feb (Wed)
    • 28th Feb (Wed) -1st Mar (Thu)
    • 6th Mar (Tue) – 7th Mar (Wed)

    Application deadline: one week before each schedule
    Minimum number of participants : 8 person

    Please come to Urasa station by yourself. Joetsu Shinkansen
    We will gather at Urasa station.
    Please come by “Max TOKI 305” you will arrive at Urasa station 9:21
    07:48 departure(TOKYO) -> 09:21 arrived (URASA)

     

    The Fee:

    JPY 65,000-

    Contact to Washocook : Contact form
    Business organizer : http://tobitari.com/play/wellness/

    Program supervision / Instructor

     

    Masashi,Arakawa

    Professor/ Medical Doctor
    Graduate School of Tourism Science, University of the Ryukyu

    Noriko, Tominaga

    President of Washocook Co., Ltd.
    General Association Chairman of Cooking Association for Foreigners.

    Takatoshi,Mori

    Chiropractor

    Tomonori,Koyama

    The representative of outdoor experience at Toka-machi