You can save your time and money by using a private van
You'll visit Arita town where porcelain production started for the fist time in Japan. You'll visit one of the most famous kilns in Arita. You also enjoy a local lunch served with beatiful porcelain plates and bowls. After learning the production process, you can enjoy shopping at the largest porcelain whole sale market. You can drop off downtown area upon request.
Leaving the hotel at 9:30, we'll head to Arita town by a private van. It's about 1h45m drive. You'll visit Izumiyama porcelain stone mountain, Tonbai wall, Genemon kiln. After learning the porcelain process, you'll have lunch at a local restaurant where lunch is served with Arita porcelain. Then, you can enjoy shopping at the largest porcelain whole sale market. You can drop off downtown area upon request. Arriving around 16:00.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: hotel
End location: hotel or downtown area
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
The duration is subject to change due to traffic.
The base fee includes the fees for guiding, arrangement of the tour, the transportation of a guide to/from the meeting point, and the lunch for a guide is also included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
46980 yen - The fee of a van including a driver, gas is 40,320yen. (6h-6.5h is the same rate)
The toll is 6,660yen. Please pay the total amount of 46,980yen to the driver prior to the start of the tour by cash. This does not include any personal items, such as lunch, drink.
Lunch, drinks or the others for guests are not included in the base fee. If you'd like a local lunch at a local restaurant, I can book the restaurant. The lunch is 1,300yen (tax included) per person.
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange the public transportation, or hire a taxi driver upon request.