Fukui Highlights (from Fukui or Awara)

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Experience Japanese traditional paper making workshop
From¥10,885

~ USD 102.28

Experience Japanese traditional paper making workshop
From¥10,885

~ USD 102.28

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  • Toyota Alphard1-5 People, 2-6 SuitcasesStart Time: 09:00
  • HiAce Grand Cabin1-8 People, 9 SuitcasesStart Time: 09:00
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1 Day (9 Hours)
Availability : All year round
THIS TOUR STARTS FROM A LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE IN FUKUI OR AWARA.

You can pick your hotel, a train station or any other location as long as it is located within FUKUI OR AWARA CITY.

 

PRICES START FROM:

+ JPY15,736 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 5 PEOPLE (TOYOTA ALPHARD) = JPY78,680/GROUP

+ JPY10,885 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE (HIACE GRAND CABIN) = JPY87,080/GROUP


Each booking will be charged per vehicle, irrespective of the number of passengers. The price per person will depend on the number of passengers in your group travelling in a single vehicle. Please note the maximum occupancy limits for each vehicle while booking. 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE?

+ Vehicle designated in selected package (either a Toyota Alphard, HiAce Grand Cabin or HiAce Luxury Cabin)

+ English speaking driver (the driver is not a guide & may only have basic English skills)

+ Tolls, Highway Fees, Parking Fees, Fuel (and other associated vehicle costs for this itinerary)

 

SEAT PLAN
Toyota Alphard
HiAce Grand Cabin

 

HOW CAN I ADD A TOUR GUIDE?

Pick a date & package; press the PROCEED BOOKING button. The next screen will offer you the option to add on a REGION EXPERT (a local guide with expert knowledge of the area, its history and culture) for an additional fee. Other add-ons may also be available.

 

ITINERARY

This private package tour will start at a location of your choice within Fukui or Awara and then proceed to your chosen destination options.

Please type in two options from the following after pressing the PROCEED BOOKING button.

Option 01: Echizen Washi Village

Option 02: Eiheiji Temple

Option 03: Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

                 

DETAILED ITINERARY

We start off in Fukui or Awara. After picking you up in one of our luxurious private vehicles, we will drive you through the two destinations of your choice.

 

Option 01: Echizen Washi Village

Echizen Washi Village Fukui Highlights Private Package Tour

Echizen Washi is world renown for its variety and excellent quality. Here you’ll learn the origin of Echizen Washi and its one thousand five hundred years history.

Echizen Washi Village Fukui Highlights Private Package Tour

Along the Washi-no-sato Street, there are some attractive buildings, including the Papyrus House, Udatu Paper & Craft Museum, the Paper & Culture Museum. Papyrus House has an Echizen Washi souvenir shop, where you can buy various kinds of traditional fine paper and fancy paper crafts. This house offers many papermaking workshops. No need to prepare anything to join this workshop, with instructors’ supports, anyone can enjoy making your own paper following the method based on tradition. The Udatu Paper & Craft Museum is the only site in Japan where you can see the whole process of Japanese traditional papermaking in one place.

Japanese traditional paper making workshop fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY5000 per person

Option 02: Eiheiji Temple
Eiheji Temple Fukui Highlights Private Package Tour

Eiheiji is a large temple complex and active monastery standing on a cedar covered slope in the mountains just outside Fukui City. The temple was founded in 1244 by Dogen, the Buddhist scholar who introduced Soto Zen from China to Japan in 1228. Eiheiji is one of two head temples of the Soto Sect of Zen Buddhism (the other was formerly Sojiji Temple on the Noto Peninsula before its head functions were transferred to Yokohama).

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adult: JPY500 per person

 

Option 03: Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum Fukui Highlights Private Package Tour

The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is an excellent museum dedicated to dinosaur research and education. It is recognized as one of the top dinosaur museums in the world, and is the largest of its kind in Japan. The museum is located in Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture, the center of dinosaur research in Japan and home to the country’s largest and most prolific excavation site, found just a few kilometers from the museum.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adult: JPY720 per person

 


 

The tour will end with us dropping you off at a location of your choice in Fukui or Awara.