Kaga: A Private Tour of the coast, from Kanazawa Shore Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

789892


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Please let me know your children's special needs.

Friendly: Yes.
Please let me know if you have any mobility issues.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Japanese (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Discover the natural environment of the Kaga coast, see the roots of Buddhism at Natadera, Michelin cuisine, and art


You'll visit Natadera, a 1300-year-old temple that was carved into nature. Natadera was created when the first Buddhist monks began settling in the area as Buddhism spread from central Japan. Visiting the site of the protected caves of the temple complex, you can imagine the ascetic and spiritual life that drove these early settlers.

After Natadera, you'll enjoy a moderate 5km trek along the Kaga coastline. You'll wander some of the original trails the monks traversed as they used the coastline to journey Japan and spread their spiritual message.

After your walk, you'll enjoy a delicious lunch at 2-star Michelin restaurant Tsuzura.

Before heading back to Kanazawa, discover the art and history of Kutani ceramics.

After your museum visit, you'll be driven back to your Kanazawa hotel, location of choice, or ship.

Itinerary

1. You'll be picked up by a luxury private van and I at your hotel or cruise ship at 9:00am.
2. You'll travel to wander the ancient grounds of Natadera. An old temple with historical roots from 717, the wind has shaped caves that have been used by monks for centuries.
3. A visit to the Hashidate Coast is your next stop. You'll start a 5km coastal walk in the village of Katano and make your way to Kasanomisaki.
4. After the hike you'll enjoy lunch at the 2-Michelin-star kaiseki restaurant Tsuzura.
5. What's the best feeling after an unforgettable meal? Learn about the history of the Kutani ceramicware upon which your lunch was served. You'll visit the Kaga Kutani Museum and see the history of this local art.
6. After this visit, you'll be back to your hotel or ship at 4:30pm.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 7 hours 30 min.

The tour itinerary can change depending on the restaurant availabilty.

Transportation

Private van

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: -2-star Michelin Lunch at Tsuzura and One alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink
-Kaga Kutani Museum
-A bottle of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10000 yen - If you'd like to make personal purchases, please budget accordingly.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Personal Purchases and if you'd like more than one drink

Restrictions

None.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    789892


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Please let me know your children's special needs.

    Friendly: Yes.
    Please let me know if you have any mobility issues.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), French (advanced), Japanese (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

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