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Hakusan Alpine Botanical Garden and Historic Villages "SHIRAMINE" Bus Tour

Get in touch with the wonderful Japanese nature and culture!  From/to Kanazawa Station / lunch included / accompanied by an English-speaking guide

Tour Recommendations!

★Visit the Hakusan Alpine Botanical Garden, which opens only once a year from early June to mid-July!

★Walk around the SHIRAMINE Village, a heavily built-up area where a unique culture has developed!

★You will visit Hakusan Workshop to see “Ushikubi Tsumugi”, an intangible cultural asset designated by Ishikawa Prefecture, guided by a guide! Ushikubi Tsumugi means pongee. (A type of raw silk fabric.)

★Includes an omusubi (rice ball) lunch box filled with the bounty of the Hakusan Rural Area! The lunch box is served in the Alpine Botanical Garden.



【Tour Schedule】

07:50a.m.

│Meet at JR Kanazawa Sta.

08:00a.m.

│ Depart from Kanazawa Station

09:30a.m.  - 09:40a.m. 

│  Roadside Station "Sena" (rest)

10:10a.m.  - 12:20p.m. 

│ Hakusan Alpine Botanical Garden (Free time)

│ Lunch (box lunch) in the Alpine Botanical Garden.In case of rain, lunch will be served at the Center House "Kamoshika".

↓ 

12:35p.m. - 01:20p.m.

│ Shiramine Important Traditional Building Group Preservation Area (Free time)

01:30p.m.  - 02:20p.m.

│ Ushikubi Tsumugi Weaving Museum Hakusan Studio Tour (with commentary)

02:40p.m.  - 02:50p.m.

│ Roadside Station "Sena" (rest)

04:20p.m.

└ Arrive at Kanazawa Station


<< Notes >>

*Scheduled to be held in the event of rain. In case of cancellation, notification will be made by 3:00 p.m. the day before the event.

*Vegetarian and vegan lunches are not available. Allergies may not be catered for.

*English-speaking staff will accompany the tour.


【Hakusan Alpine Botanical Garden】

*There is about 10 minutes of climbing each way. Please climb at your own pace, slowly, and without exertion.

*We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing suitable for hiking, clothing that does not expose skin to prevent insect bites, and shoes that will allow you to trek.

*Please bring trekking poles, etc. if possible.

*If the weather is fine, lunch (onigiri bento) can be eaten on benches or tents in the Botanical Garden. Lunch box will be distributed in advance, Please take the distributed lunch boxes to the Botanical Garden by yourself. Also, please bring a leisure sheet, etc. if necessary. (In case of rain, lunch will be served in the Center House “Kamoshika”.)

*There are no restrooms in the Alpine Botanical Garden. Please use the restrooms in the Kamoshika Center House. (We will stop by the bus before climbing the mountain.)

*Please check the Hakusan Alpine Botanical Garden website for details. (Japanese only)https://garden.hakusanmab.org/


【Wi-Fi on the bus】

Free Wi-Fi service is available on the bus. However, this service is not available on buses other than the White Ring Bus & Tours Co., Ltd.,


【Qualifying age 】

A client under 18 years of age and traveling alone during the tour period shall provide White Ring with written consent of his/her guardian. Clients under 15 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, except for certain courses.



【Notes】

* Capacity : 25people (minimum number of participants: 1)
* A tour guide will accompany the tour.

* Lunch : included  (Box lunch (Contents are subject to change)  Vegetarian/vegan, etc. are not available.)
* Time required: approx. 8 hours and 20 minutes

* Scheduled to be held rain or shine. (In case of cancellation, we will notify you by 3:00 p.m. the day before the event.)

* Schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to road conditions, weather, etc.

* The tour fee includes round-trip transportation, meals, experiences, and consumption tax as specified in the itinerary. The tour fee is subject to change in accordance with changes in consumption tax, etc.

* English speaking staff: Available upon request. If you would like to request English speaking staff, please apply at the time of reservation.

*Operating bus companies: White Ring Bus & Tours Co., Ltd., Fuji-kotsu Co., Ltd., MARUICHI KANKO Co., Ltd. Hakusan Kitasaki Bus, Map Co., Ltd., WEST JAPAN JR BUS Co., Ltd.,Daiwa Taxi Co., Ltd



Our staff will support your trip with sincerity.


Information

Organizer
White Ring Co., Bus & Tours
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Price
Adults and children (over 6) JPY13,000 (tax included)
Infants (2-5) JPY5,000 (tax included)
Infants (0-1) free of charge

*Fees for infants are for bus seats only. Meals and experience fees are not included. Children 0-1 years old are free of charge. If a bus seat is required, please apply as an infant (2-5 years old).
Inclusions
The following expenses, which are clearly indicated in the itinerary, are included in the tour fee.
Fares and charges (including tax and service charges) for transportation used, meal charges (including tax and service charges), sightseeing charges (entrance fees)
Date
June 2 / June 3 / June 9 / June 10 / June 17 / June 23 / June 24 / June 30
Time
8:00-16:20
Duration
approx. 8 hours and 20 minutes
Location
Shiramine District, Hakusan City
Departure Point
JR Kanazawa Sta. Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate) Group Bus Parking Area

(Note) This tour departs from the parking lot for chartered buses called "Group Bus Parking Area". Please follow the signage for "Group Bus Parking Area". Next to the taxi stand. Do not depart from the Kanazawa Station Kanazawa Port Exit (West Exit) rotary side.
*Please note that the tour bus does not depart from the Kanazawa Station East Exit Bus Terminal.
Ending Point
JR Kanazawa Sta. Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate) Group Bus Parking Area
By Public Transportation
To get to the meeting place, walk about 1 minute from JR Kanazawa Sta. Kanazawa Port Gate (West Gate).
Capacity
25 people
Minimum Participants
1 person
Reservation
Please apply at least 5 days in advance for preparation. If departure is already scheduled, applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the day before. Please confirm details by e-mail, etc.
Reservation Period
9:30-17:30
Cancellation
When you cancel your participation in a tour, a cancellation fee shall be charged in accordance with the following rules.
10 days prior to the day of the tour ==> 20% of the tour price
7 days prior to the day of the tour ==> 30% of the tour price
The day before the tour ==> 40% of the tour price
The day of the tour ==> 50% of the tour price
After the tour or absence without notification ==> 100% of the tour price
Website
Tour Conditions

Organizer

Address
De 65-1 Kinameri Hakusan-Shi Ishikawa ZIP code 920-2326
Business Day
Except January 1 - January 3
Business Hours
9:30-17:30
Phone
+81-76-255-5340
Email
info@whitering.co.jp
Website
https://whitering.co.jp/index.html

Map

Bus tour meeting and dismissal points. Next to the right side of the cab stand. Please follow the signs for "Group Bus Parking Area".

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Online Booking Page
Links to an external site.
White Ring Co., Bus & Tours
White Ring Co., Bus & Tours

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