Yamagata・Shonai Taxi Plan

“Find yourself in Shonai, a spiritual and gastronomical capital in northern Japan with our Special Taxi Plans.”

The Shonai region lies in the western part of Yamagata prefecture and is famous for the Three Holy Mountains of Dewa, one of the oldest places of mountain worship in Japan, and living Buddha, or self-mummified priests who dedicated themselves to hard training on the mountains.

Shonai is also known as a Culinary Capital of Japan for its gastronomic successes. In Shonai you can explore world-class award-winning Sake (Japanese wine) breweries, and privately-owned traditional soy-sauce and miso paste factories. To go deep into the spiritual and gastronomical world of Shonai, join one of these Special Taxi Plans, and have a fulfilling and amazing experience as if you are traveling in the good old Japan of centuries ago.

① Five Story Pagoda on Mt. Haguro and Gyokusenji Temple Zen experience Half-day Taxi Plan

taxi with maximum 3 passengers:14,400yen

Hotel(9:00) → Zuishin Gate(9:30)→ Five-story Pagoda → Zuishin Gate(10:30) → Gyokusen-ji Temple (Mini Zazen Meditation Experience, Matcha green tea) (10:40 to 11:20) → Shonai Airport (12:00)

● 3 Hour Course

● Fees: Gyokusen-ji Temple: 400 yen, Matcha green tea: 500 yen

*THE PRICE ONLY INCLUDES A TAXI AND DRIVER for a set length of time. Activities, admission fees, meals, and other costs shall be paid at your own expense.

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② Shopping at Farmers' Fresh Market and real fruit (grapes, apples, pears etc.) picking experience 2.5hour Taxi Plan

産直あぐり

TAXI with maximum 3 passengers:9,600yen

Hotel (15:00) → Farmers Fresh Market "AGRI" (15:30 to 16:00) → Fruit Farm (16:10 to 17:00) → Hotel (17:30)

● 2.5 Hour Course

● Entrance Fees: Fruit Farm: 1,000 to ,500 yen

*THE PRICE ONLY INCLUDES A TAXI AND DRIVER for a set length of time. Activities, admission fees, meals, and other costs shall be paid at your own expense.

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③ Local soy sauce factory, Japanese Sake brewery, pickle factory, and Zen temple experience Half-day Taxi plan

Taxi with maximum 3passnegers:17,700yen

Shonai Airport (13:00) → Hanabusa Soy Sauce Factory (13:20 to 14:00) → Dewa no Yuki Sake Brewery (14:30 to 15:00) → Honcho Pickles (15:10 to 15:40) → Zenpo-ji Temple (15:50 to 16:40) → Yunohama Onsen (Hot Springs) (16:50)

● 4 Hour Course

● Entrance Fees: Dewa no Yuki Sake Museum: 100 yen, Zenpo-ji Temple: 500 yen

*THE PRICE ONLY INCLUDES A TAXI AND DRIVER for a set length of time. Activities, admission fees, meals, and other costs shall be paid at your own expense.

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④ Maiko Performance at Somaro, Self mummified priests of Kaikoji temple and the historic residence of a powerful merchant Half-day Taxi Plan

Taxi with maximum 3 passengers:17,700yen

Shonai Airport (12:40) → Hatsumago Sake Museum (13:00 to 13:30) → Somaro (13:45 to 14:40) → Kaiko-ji Temple (14:50 to 15:30) → Homma Historical Residence (15:40 to 16:30) → Hotel (16:40)

● 4 Hour Course

●Entrance Fees: Somaro: 1,800 yen, Kaiko-ji Temple: 500 yen, Homma Historical Residence: 800 yen

*THE PRICE ONLY INCLUDES A TAXI AND DRIVER for a set length of time. Activities, admission fees, meals, and other costs shall be paid at your own expense.

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⑤ Hatsumago Japanese sake brewery and Domon Ken photo museum, 2-hour short Taxi Plan

初孫酒造資料館

Taxi with maximum 3passnegers:12,800yen

Shonai Airport (15:00) → Hatsumago Sake Museum (15:20 to 15:50) → Ken Domon Museum of Photography (16:00 to 16:50) → Hotel(17:00)

● 2 Hour Course

● Entrance Fee: Ken Domon Museum of Photography: 440 yen

*THE PRICE ONLY INCLUDES A TAXI AND DRIVER for a set length of time. Activities, admission fees, meals, and other costs shall be paid at your own expense.

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(+81)235-24-2550