Yanagawa and Fukuoka Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Relaxing time on the castle moat

Yanagawa is about 50 km southwest from Fukuoka. It is a historical castle town, famous for boating on the castle moats and special eel rice. You will find it relaxing to be on a boat which an excellent boatman navigates with a sole bamboo stick. You will enjoy seasonal plants and flowers as well as river creatures, not to mention to boatman's talking and singing.
After returning to Fukuoka downtown, you will do some shopping and sightseeing.


9:00 Meet at your hotel
9:30 Tenjin station
10:30 Yanagawa station
Boat riding
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Yanagawa station
15:00 Tenjin station
Shopping and sightseeing
16:00 Return to your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet at your hotel lobby or cruise terminal.

End location: Return to your hotel lobby or cruise terminal.

Duration: 7 hours

Heavy rain, typhoon, traffic accident and heavy traffic might affect the duration.

What’s Included

My services as your personal tour guide and help with transportation to and from your hotel and around the city.Transportation method is basically public bus, subway, train and walking.My cost of transportation and meal is also included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

6000 Yen - Special Yanagawa train ticket is 5150 yen. It includes boat riding and eel lunch.In Fukuoka downtown, between Hakata and Tenjin,subway is 250 yen and bus is 100 yen. Drink is around 150 yen.

What’s Extra

You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to transporting, shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Mayumi san was very friendly, informative and flexible. She was a lot of fun!!
Tabitha F.

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