- Visit must-see sights in Sakata in private transportation
- See a mesmerizing maiko performance in a traditional teahouse
- Enjoy delicious Japanese wagashi sweets and green tea in a quaint cafe
Once you have disembarked at Sakata Port, why not take the opportunity and join a guided tour? Check out some of the most famous sites in Sakata town and its vicinity.
Discover the charms of a traditional, rustic port town of Sakata on a one-day guided tour from Sakata Port.
*Departure times may vary.
8:00 am Depart from Sakata Port
8:40 am Visit the Juroku Rakan Iwa, a monument made in the rocks, and dedicated to local fishermen, Juroku, and Tamasudare no Taki waterfall
9:50 am Depart from Juroku Rakan Iwa
10:20 am Arrival at the Honma Museum and Gardens. Visit the museum and the beautiful Japanese Villa, and explore the large Japanese garden
11:30 am Depart from The Honma Museum and Gardens
12:00 pm Enjoy a lunch at Somaro (self-pay) and a private Maiko performance
1:00 pm Walk from Somaro Maiko Teahouse to the Sanno Club right next door
1:05 pm Arrive at the Sanno Club. Here you can see a beautiful display of ceremonial kimonos that you can try on and take pictures in, and some Kasafuku dolls! There is also a cafe here where you may wish to enjoy tea and traditional wagashi sugar sweets
2:30 pm Depart for Sakata Port
3:00 pm Arrive at Sakata Port with time to spare before your mandatory boarding at 3:30 pm
This tour includes
- English-speaking guide
- Private transportation (private cab, Toyota Alphard, Hi-Ace van - depending on the number of passengers)
- Maiko performance
This tour does NOT include
- Admission fees
- Food and drinks
Know before you book
7 days prior - free of charge
6-2 days prior - 40%
1 day prior – 50 %
On the day – 100 %
No-show – 100 %
The meeting point is at Sakata Port.