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NeedsArch 6: Kanazawa Pre-Monitor Tour

posted Jan 29, 2016, 3:28 AM by INFO ICT   [ updated Apr 7, 2016, 8:58 PM ]

NeedsArch 6

Kanazawa Pre-Monitor Tour in April

presented by CREA voyage

Travel in Ishikawa, enjoy true Japanese culture

 A tour for experiencing superb traditions and culture
as cultivated by the most powerful feudal lord of Japan


  Highlights of the tour;
  • Offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience and better know Japan's best artisans and culture
  • Take directly to leading artists, have direct contact with traditional arts and crafts and enjoy exceptional levels of service
  • Provide exclusive access the secretive world of Japanese artisan masters, which normally hidden from the public
  • 40% OFF the normal price as it is offered as a “pre-tour” (a test tour that has not yet officially started as a commercial tour and needs your feedback to make it better)
  • Beautiful scenery, and enjoy Kanazawa’s main attractions in only two days
  • Taxi transport and an English-speaking guide are included throughout the tour
  • Receive a special gift from Kanazawa

  Price includes;

  • Shinkansen (Japanese bullet train) transportation (round-trip, Tokyo-Kanazawa)
  • One night accommodation including taxes and service fees (e.g. ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hotel Nikko, Hotel Mystays or Tokyu Hotel)
  • Sightseeing and transport fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Dinner for 1st day
  • Travel insurance for one night and two days
  • 8% consumption tax


  • All other costs not specifically mentioned above (Lunch for 2 days, other food and drink, souvenirs and so on)
  • Early-bird (3,000yen) *Reserve before 9PM on Tuesday March 1, 2016

  Optional tour;

  • A dinner at Ryotei Tsubajin and Geisha makeover experience *Dressing up like a Geiko or Maiko with kimono. Price range from 32,000 yen to 50,000 yen, depending on the number of applicants. It will be advised after applications have closed.   

                      | Kanazawa Sekitei | Ryotei Tsubajin

  Participation Fee | 60,000 JPY per person (50,000 JPY per person, not included dinner)
     *For travelers traveling as individuals, +3,000 yen for a Friday night /+5,000 yen for a Saturday night
       for single-room

  Possible dates:
       ① Friday, April 15 - Saturday, April 16
       ② Saturday, April 16 - Sunday, April 17
       ③ Either date is fine
     *The dates with the maximum number of participants will be selected.
  The number of participants: 4–10 persons
     *If there are more than ten applicants, places will be allocated at the discretion of CREA voyage
  Application; HERE
     Please submit the application form by April 15, 2016

     Early bird (3,000 yen) *Reserve before 9PM on Tuesday March 1, 2016

     *Please inquire for children under the age of 12.

  Type of Studies: Questionnaire and Group Interview
     *Each evening during the tour, you will be asked to fill in the questionnaires and give your feedback
     *If there is no time for feedback during the tour period, this can be done at another time in consultation with us


     Any Europeans (especially Italian, French, English, Danish, Swiss) and Americans

    1. who like traveling abroad or domestic

    2. who are interested in seeing/using first‐class traditional crafts

    3. who want to visit sake breweries

   Age: 35+ to around 60

     *Any Non-Japanese member who meet the conditions above, please Apply Here!

  What to bring/wear

   Clothes suitable for both cold and warm weather. In Kanazawa, it is often cold in the mornings and nights,
   normally 3–4 degrees cooler than in Tokyo, footwear with no heels and an umbrella

     *Website for reference

  If you have any questions or need more information regarding to the event,
  please feel free to ask Jojo at

  To register for NeedsArch members, go to:  REGISTER HERE! 

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