After enjoying SNOWART, arts in the snow, the tour will take participants to see a long waited annual event, Echigo-Tsumari Snow Firework. Two occasions of lunch during the guided tour will be Yukimigozen in a village to receive "omotenashi" of local people as well as special lunch produced by CRAXY KITCHEN. Choose your accommodation from six options.
The itinerary below is reference only. It varies depending on at which village you will enjoy Yukimigozen.
Artwork / accommodatio by James Turrell, the artist of light
Echigo-Tsumari is home for approximately 200 villages and each has its distinctive ways to enjoy winter. Try yukimigozen and feel like living in the village in winter.
Local people in Echigo-Tsumari work hard. As soon as snow dissaper in late spring, they work hard on farming and preserve food for winter before the first snow falls down again.Yukimigozen is a special meal served in a traditional crokery used for generations in families and villages.
Which of the villages you visit is unvailed on the day of the tour.
Visit a special exhibition inside and join and enjoy activities outside in the snow.
Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks / Gift for Frozen Village 2020 will be held at Belnatio. The largest fireworks over the snowfield in the world will light up winter sky.
Please choose from six options.
Price varies according to your choice of accommodation and number of participants. Dinner will be served at accommodation after the Snow Fireworks.
［1］Belnatio Adult JPY52,000- Child age under 12 JPY39,000-
［2］Hinanoyado Chitose Adult JPY47,500- Child age under 12 JPY36,000-
［3］Shinano-so Adult JPY40,500- Child age under 12 JPY30,000-
※ Room for single person available
［4］Shirakawaya Adult JPY41,000- Child age under 12 JPY31,500-
［5］Hana to Hotaru Yunosato Yukiguni
Adult JPY41,000- Child age under 12 JPY31,500-
［6］Wataya Ryokan Adult JPY39,000- Child age under 12 JPY29,500-
［7］Hayashiya-Ryokan Adult JPY36,000- Child age under 12 JPY28,000-
［8］Hotel New Tokamachi Adult JPY325,00-
*1 meal （Breakfat only）
Installation by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman in an entire closed school. Enjoy the distinctive quiet atomosphere that winter brings which the artist may have felt when visited the site first time.
Enjoy a special exhibition, "Snowly Wonderland"
An exclusive lunch for the tour participants at Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE.
※ Price of the tour varies in accordance with the accommodation and type of room of your choice.
Please fill out details in the booking form.
※ Events in the evening may be cancelled due to a bad weather. It is expected that the tempreture will go below zero when watching Snow Fireworks. Please bring layers and put on a pair of non-slipply shose. Please come in colth that keeps you warm and moves you around as you may like to try some of the artworks inviting you to play and experience in SNOWART.
※ Accommodations: Hinanoyado Chitose, Shinano-so, Shirakawa-ya, Hana to Hotaru Yunosato Yukiguni, Hayashiya-ryokan, Wataya-ryokan
※ Cancellation fee: 0% by Sat 8 Feb, 20% if between Sun 9 - Fri 21 Feb, 0% if between Sat 22 and Thur 27 Feb, 40% if on Fri 28 Feb, 50% if until 9:59 am of Sat 29 Feb, 100% after 10 am of Sat 29 Feb.
Bookign will be open from Sun 1 Dec 2019
|ー Day 1 ー|
|11:00||Meet at bus station in the east exit of Echigo-Yuzasa station||East exit of Echigo-Yuzasa station|
|12:30||House of Light||House of Light by James Turrell|
|15:00||Lunch||Yukimigozen or lunch by CRAZY KITCHEN
Which of the villages to have lunch will be kept as a surprise!
|17:00||Arrive at Belnatio|
|18:30||Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks||Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks / Gift for Frozen Village 2020
Food stolls will be on site.
|Arrive at respective accommodation||Stay overnight at the accommodation of your choice|
|ー Day 2 ー|
|10:00||Picked up from your accommodation|
|11:00||The Last Class||The Last Class by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman|
|12:00||Kyororo||Visit Kyororo, the natural science museum|
|13:30||Lunch||Yukimigozen or special lunch by CRAZY KITCHEN|
|14:30||SMCK, KINARE||Enjoy permanent collections and Snowy Wonderland|
|15:30 wish||The tour expected to conclude between 15:30 and 16;00 depending on which village you may stop for Yukimigozen.|