top of page

(Cherry Blossom Spots and Stone Town)




東京から約 1 時間、茨城県の筑波山周辺を訪れます。

















About an hour from Tokyo, we will visit the area around Mt. Tsukuba in Ibaraki prefecture.

Tsukuba used to be called "Fuji in the west, Tsukuba in the east". Because it towers over the Kanto Plain and can be seen from afar, it has been the subject of many waka poems and paintings since ancient times.

High-quality granite is produced around Mt. Tsukuba, and the quality of the processed stone is so high that it is even used for the stone pavement in front of Tokyo Station. In addition, the underground water filtered through this granite soil is of good quality for sake brewing, and sake brewing has flourished in this area for a long time. Because it is a well-drained area, it has been famous as a famous spot for wild cherry blossoms.

Also, there is this anecdote.

When the ancient god was walking around various places, the sun was setting at the foot of Mt. Fuji. When I asked the god of Mt.Fuji for one night's lodging, he refused because it was the middle of the Niinamesai festival and he could not accommodate other people. When a troubled god visited Mt. Tsukuba, he could not actually stay there, but he was able to receive hospitality because he was in trouble. Because of this, Mt.Fuji became a mountain that snow piled up and was difficult for people to reach, and Mt.

Would you like to experience the warm hearts of the people of Tsukuba on this tour?

In this tour, we will tell you about Japanese myths, experience processing the granite produced around Mt.

- Visit Tsukubasan Shrine, which enshrines the god of creation

-Stone processing experience

-Visiting famous mountain cherry blossom spots (late March to mid-April)

-Sake brewery tour at Nishioka Honten

-Experience praying at a shrine with a history of 1,000 years, visit rice fields of sacred rice

-Stay in an 80-year-old farmhouse, experience harvesting vegetables, and enjoy dinner and sake made with local vegetables

- Visit a temple with a history of 1,500 years

- Paragliding or helicopter experience to enjoy Mt. Tsukuba from the sky

Please contact us if you would like to shorten, lengthen or customize your itinerary.

Please contact us at least one month before your trip.

Photo Gallery

bottom of page