Tour Code : EA105 ( 2 days )

The Japan's Three Biggest Dashi (float) Festival "Chichibu Night Festival" & Winter Cherry Blossom

From Tokyo (Shinjuku)

Chichibu Night Festival (image) *Photo by ChiChibu no hideki from Saitama.
  • Chichibu Night Festival (image) *Photo by ChiChibu no hideki from Saitama.
    Chichibu Night Festival (image) *Photo by ChiChibu no hideki from Saitama.
  • Chichibu Night Festival (image)
    Chichibu Night Festival (image)
  • Winter Cherry Blossom (image)
    Winter Cherry Blossom (image)


●Gorgeous Traditional "Chichibu Night Festival"
The Chichibu Night Festival has a 300-year history and is one of the Japan's three biggest Dashi Festival along with the Gion Festival in Kyoto and the Takayama Festival in Hida Takayama.
Enjoy the parade of elaborately decorated floats and fireworks show!

●On the 2nd day have fun viewing winter blossoms which will be in bloom from autumn to the beginning of winter!


Day 1Shinjuku (Meet 13:50 ※Please have lunch before arriving at the meeting place.)busChichibu (Watch the Chichibu Night Festival until 21:00.)busKabansawa Onsen・Hotel Green Plaza Joetsu (accommodation) ※The arrival time will be around 24:00.
Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 0
Accommodation : Hotel Green Plaza Joetsu
Day 2Kabansawa OnsenbusMinami Uonuma (Shopping / approx. 25 min)busShiozawajuku (Stroll / approx. 60 min)busYuzawa (Have lunch on your own / approx. 50 min)busJomine Park (Viewing winter blossoms / approx. 40 min)busArrival in Shinjuku (Scheduled 18:00)
Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 0
Accommodation :

Departures & Prices

Departure PlaceDeparture DateTour Price
per person
1 room for 1 personshared by 2shared by 3 to 4


Meeting placeGoogle Maps


Dec. 03,

12 or older
JPY 18,900JPY 17,900JPY 17,900
6 to 11
JPY 18,900JPY 17,900JPY 16,900
3 to 5
JPY 18,900JPY 10,000JPY 10,000
Tour Status


Duration2 days
  • English
  • Chinese
(For the actual tour language of your preferred departure day, please look at the booking form. If you make a booking within 7 days to the departure, we may not be able to arrange your preferred language support. In such case, you will be guided by Japanese speaking tour director with an itinerary in your preferred language.)
The Scope of Language SupportA tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.
Minimum number of participants for operation25 persons
*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).
Minimum number of participants for booking1 persons
  • Hotel Green Plaza Joetsu
  • 1 room for 1-4 guests
Meal(s)Breakfast : 1 / Lunch : 0 / Dinner : 0
Items includedExpenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes.
* None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons.
Items not includedExpenses for transportation, meal(s), admission fee(s) not specified in the itinerary, personal expenses during the tour (telephone, laundry or beverages etc.) and optional tour fees.
Items included in "Infant price"Bus seat・hotel facility fee (breakfast included・no bedding)
  • 【Chichibu Night Festival】 ●It is a 20-30 minute walk (one way) from the bus parking lot to the festival site. There are no steep slopes or steps. ●Please bring a flashlight with you because you might go through some dark places on the way to the festival site. ●Please wear warm clothes because it is expected to be cold at night. ●Dinner is NOT included. ●The festival will be held regardless of rain and snow.
  • The arrival time to the hotel will be around 24:00 after the festival.
  • A room for a group of 3-4 participants may be provided with extra bed(s).
  • Flower blooming time varies slightly according to weather.
  • Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
  • Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended.
  • According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed.
  • Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places.
  • Tour​​ conductor​​ of​​ this​​ program​​ will​ be​ start​ pick​ up​ guests from​ other​​ meeting​​ point.​
    Depending​ on​ the​ traffic​ situation,​ the​​ coach​​ may​ be​​ delayed​ to​ arrive​ at the​ meeting​ point,​ please​​ wait​​ at​​ the​​ meeting​​ point​​ until​​ the​​ coach​​ arrives.
  • We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control.
  • If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail.
  • The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot.
  • (Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.) Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement. Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.
  • Charge for change or cancellation

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