Katakuri House, an accommodation of renovated old primary school opens in winter for the first time. This tour provides participants an opportunity to experience life in the snow country. Shuttle service from and to Echigo-Yuzawa station is included.
The village was exemped from having school due to its location and the school re-opened by local people's passion.
The school with 108-year history who has been transformed into an accommodation opens its door for the first time in winter.
Experience the thick blanket of snow, which can pile as high as 3m.
Enjoy unique shadow picture by Jin Hasegawa
Taste distinctive flavour of local produce, everything is cooked fresh for each guest.
A special exhibition featuring artworks by José de Guimarães.
Portuguese visual artist, José de Guimarães presents his artworks in every room.
Follow a local guide to walk in the snow and enjoy winter landscape of Ishigakida.
|ー Day 1 ー|
|13:30||Meet at east exit at Echigo-Yuzawa station||Echigo-Yuzawa station|
|15:00||Arrive at Katakuri House||Katakuri House|
|18:00||Dinner in Kamakura||Dinner|
|ー Day 2 ー|
|9:00||Walk in Ishigakida wearing kanjiki (snow shoes) with local guide||Ishigakida, Ketto|
|10:30||Depart Katakuri House|
|12:00||Tour finishes at east exit Echigo-Yuzawa station||Echigo-Yuzawa station|
date：Sat 2 - Sun 3 Mar 2019
start point：East exit, Echigo-yuzawa station