A tourist course enjoying atmospheres of Kawagoe (town), Chichibu (district) and Nagatoro (river) accessible within an hour or so from the metropolitan area.
While enjoying local sweet potato cakes, strolling around Kawagoe where its townscape reminds Edo tastes such as Kurazukuri (old warehouse building) and Kashiya Yokocho (confectionary streets). Then, staying in a hot spring Ryokan (Japanese-style hotel), a repaired farmer’s residence located in the rich nature of Chichibu, and enjoying dinner around Robata (fireside).
On the second day, visiting to a long-established sake-producer in Chichibu to try sake tasting, and looking on Chichibu Meisen, local silk fabrics as traditional craft products, followed by an experience of a Japanese traditional dyeing method, Katazome (stencil dyeing). After enjoying local vegetable dishes at lunch time, trying a “Nagatoro Rhine cruise” in a unique landscape of pile of rocks, which is filed as a geo-park in Japan. The final enjoyment of the second day is a “Sweets Buffet”.
Train：About 45 min
Walk：About 15 min
Walk：About 3 min
Train：About 20 min