Escorted Tour

Nagaoka Fireworks Festival Summer Tour

  • Heritage
  • Full Day

per person USD 4,999

Day 1: Jul 30 (Tue) Honolulu ~ Narita Airport

10:50am                Depart Honolulu for Narita Airport by Delta 181
*Lunch and snack will be served on the flight

Day 2: Jul 31 (Wed) Narita Airport ~Tokyo (B)

02:15pm               Arrive at Narita Airport and transfer to hotel by chartered bus
Meet with English speaking assistant at arrival lobby
Transfer to hotel by chartered bus 
Check in at the hotel
Dinner on your own – will be guided by tour escort       

Accommodations at Hotel Metropolitan Ikebukuro or similar

Day 3: Aug 01 (Thu) Tokyo (B)

Breakfast at the hotel
 *Your suitcase will be sent to Akita, make overnight bag for 2nts in Nagaoka
Enjoy shopping in the area with our escort with provided SUICA card

Accommodations at Hotel Metropolitan Ikebukuro or similar

Day 4: Aug 02 (Fri) Tokyo – Morioka (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel
*Suitcase will be sent to Nagaoka
Transfer to Tokyo station with guide by a chartered bus
Leave for Morioka by JR train (reserved seat)
Arrive in Morioka
Enjoy “Wanko soba noodle” lunch at the local restaurant
***Depends on train schedule, we may stop at Koiawai Firm for factory tour and shopping

04:00pm Get ready for SANSA FESTIVAL parade
- wear happy coat and learn dance to participate the parade

06:00pm Dinner at local restaurant (Menu T.B.A.)

08:00pm  Join the parade and dance! Enjoy SANSA FESTIVAL (also we have reserved seat for viewing)

Arrive at the hotel by a chartered bus

Accommodations at Yumori Hotel Taikan (onsen hotel) similar

Day 5: Aug 03 (Sat) Morioka - Nagaoka (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Leave for sightseeing with guide by a chartered bus
Enjoy hands on experience Indigo Dyeing – handkerchief at Morioka Tezukuri village
Go to Morioka station
Leave for Nagaoka by JR train (reserved seats) via Omiya station
Arrive in Nagaoka station
Walk to the hotel (your suitcase will be at the hotel)
Dinner at Hotel New Otani for set menu (Menu T.B.A)
Walk to the festival site on food (about 30min)

Accommodations at Hotel New Green similar

Day 6: Aug. 04 (Sun) Nagaoka (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel
09:00am Depart for Shorai with ESG by chartered bus

Visit Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto Museum.- He had major role in WWII
Enjoy Hand’s on experience “Grilled DANGO” sweets making (dango=mochi)

Lunch at local restaurant (menu-T.B.A.)    

Visit Stock Buster store in Tsubame Sanjo

 – Tubame Sanjyo city is known as major industrial manufacturing town, this is discounted priced store for all made in Tsumabe sanjo. Items including cutleries, pots and pans, etc

 “HANABI”= fireworks story by fireworks maker   (this is pending due to the festival)          

Return to the hotel – free at leisure/Dinner on your own – will be guided by guide and our escort

Accommodations at Hotel New Green similar

Day 7: Aug 05 (Mon) Nagaoka – Akita (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel   
*Your suitcase will be sent to Narita, please make overnight bag for Akita 1night
Leave for Nagaoka station on foot with ESG (About 3min. walk)   
Enjoy train ride!
Catch JR train to Akita (reserved seat) via Omiya station                           
Arrive in Akita Station – walk to the hotel (about 15min)
Check in at the hotel
Dinner at the hotel (menu T.B.A.)

Walk to the site (about 10 to 15min)

06:50pm  Enjoy Akita Kanto Festival   *Reserved seating
– Lantern festival, long pole with lighted lantern is held by a man. Acrobatic movement is what they are known for. Enjoy parade of these skilled performances

09:00pm Walk back to the hotel

Accommodations at Akita Castle Hotel or similar

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure ADLT Single Supplement
07/30/2019 08/06/2019 Honolulu $ 4,999 $ 300
Cancellations and Changing Fees - Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed bookings. Airline tickets are non-refundable after issue. Other additional individual arrangements may not be refundable. Please check with our travel agents. Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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