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Welcome to Shoryudo, located in the very center of Japan.  Let’s find out what Shoryudo offer!

Welcome to Shoryudo, located in the very center of Japan. Let’s find out what Shoryudo offer!

The Shoryudo is located in the very center of Japan. The Shoryudo offers regional sightseeing routes that provide the best this region has to offer, with themes that include “mountains”, starting with Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous mountain; “food and famous sake brands” that are produced by the region’s abundance of clean water; history and traditional cultures shaped by the “samurai”; and “manufacturing” that is the creation and the legacy of master artisans. This part of Japan, the Chubu and Hokuriku regions (Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi, Mie, and Shiga Prefectures), is called the Shoryudo Route (which means the “way of the rising dragon” in Japanese) because of its shape, which resembles a dragon. We can’t wait for you to come and visit the Shoryudo! There are 4 diffrent course to enjoy Shoryudo such as “Dragon Course”, “Nostalgic Course”, “Great Nature Course” and “Ukiyo-e Course”. Dragon Course This route, which symbolizes the Shoryudo, is shaped like a dragon rising to the sky with the Noto Peninsula as...

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ESCORTED TOUR – GRAND AUTUMN FALL COLOR TOUR

ESCORTED TOUR – GRAND AUTUMN FALL COLOR TOUR

Day 1/2 Honolulu – Kansai Airport We arrived at the Kansai Airport smoothly and the line at Immigration wasn’t long at all for a change. We met our English tour guide, Makoto Fukuda, at the arrival exit.  He would be our guide till we get to Tokyo on Day 9.  Since we arrived in Kyoto around 8pm, most of us were able to eat at restaurants near Kyoto Station or Aeon Mall.  Great start!   Day 3  Kyoto – Arashiyama – Hotel – Dinner – Hotel Our day started with “Sagano Sightseeing Tram” ride from Arashiyama to Kameoka.  We saw many beautiful colored leaves from the windows!  Then we strolled down the main street of Arashiyama and the famous bamboo forests.  After lunch there, we visited Nishiki Market where there was plenty of Japanese food to try.  Yummy!  Then, we moved to Gion District where Japanese traditional entertainers, Maiko and Geiko, still live and work. After a short break at our hotel, we departed for dinner at “Ganko Takasegawa Nijoen”.  There...

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Deluxe Takayama Autumn Foliage Tour 2013

Deluxe Takayama Autumn Foliage Tour 2013

November 01– November 10, 2013                   (Day 1) Going to NRT(Tokyo) transited to NGO(Nagoya) with ANA. B767 is still good condition! (Day 2) Arrived to NGO. It’s chilly, yes it’s Autumn tour and our group is from warm place Hawaii. No wonder. ANA has such a nice wheelchair service. *****************************************************************************************************************             (Day 3) We visited  Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) at first. Castle makes me to start to see Japan! It’s beautiful.                   Next we went to Gujo Hachiman. (郡上八幡) This authentic small town gives you Japanese experience, “Plastic food replica store and factory” – We have enjoyed hands-on experience making Food Sample! What is Food Sample? You see the ubiquitous plastic food sample outside virtually every restaurant in Japan. It’s invented in Gujo Hachiman. Did you know that?             Yatai Kaikan (The Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall) is interesting place. It’s perfect spot to get to know...

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