Feb 15, 2018

Customers' Voice

This is Hirokane at Local Travel partners.

We have been providing chartered (jumbo) taxi tours
 for cruise ship passengers at Shimizu Port (Mountain Fuji Port)
 since March, 2016.

Our first time (March, 2016)

Our first time (March, 2016)



Today we received a very happy email!
Thank you for your consultation again.
We are looking forward to welcoming you again!

Good Evening 
We used your taxi service when we visited Shumizu in 2016 and we were very happy with it.

We would like to book a taxi on 28 April from Shimizu port. 
(We will be arriving on the Golden Princess) 
We would like to visit Satta pass and the Tokaido Hiroshige museum of art. 
We hope you are able to accept our booking and look forward to receiving your reply.

Jan 19, 2018

Real Kimono & Japanese Dance Experience in Shizuoka

Hello, Welcome to our blog!

I am Hirokane at Local Travel Partners, Shizuoka City, Japan.
We are a travel agency supporting overseas travelers in japan.

First of all, I would like to say happy new year to everyone!

Today, let me introduce our high end activity that we will  start providing
from this spring (2018).
(included: Real Kimono, Learning Traditional Japanese Dance, Tea Time) 

is a long established Kimono Shop which very popular 
among Japanese dance teachers) in Shizuoka City.

I wrote, "Real Kimono" 
It means that we do not use cheap kimono
worn for kimono experience only.
We use Kimono loved by Japanese dance teachers!

Please take the time to admire these beautiful kimonos!

1.Select your favorite kimono from 10 kinds of kimono

How different is your image of Kimono used for kimono experience?  

 Absolutely gorgeous isn't it?

These are veteran kimono teachers.
The lady in the red kimono is enjoying the experience of trying a kimono. 

2.The kimono teachers make you dress in this Japanese tatami room
(This room is filled with the fragrance of Japanese incense "Okou")
Please enjoy your time to becoming a kimono lady or gentleman.

3.Learn one of Japanese traditional dances called "Sakura"
("Cherry Blossom") with real Japanese dance teachers.

You will be able to master this short (about 2 minutes) but wonderful dance.
You can show your friends this Japanese dance back home!

4.After the dance lesson, tea time!
Enjoy our world famous Shizuoka Green Tea and Japanese confectionery
in the tatami room.(Shizuoka is the most famous Japanese tea producing region.)

Enjoying tea time!
(total:2 hours stay at Ryoan Kimono Shop)    

We are planning to start this activity soon.
Meeting point will be JR Shizuoka Station.
We are going to add transportation service to Ryoan Kimono Shop.

Looking forward to seeing you soon.
Thank you!

Dec 16, 2017

Nihondaira Ropeway is closed (1st December to 30th December 2017.)

Hello, Welcome to our blog.

This is Hirokane at Local Travel partners (a travel agency) in Shizuoka, Japan.

Today, I would like to inform you about the Nihondaira Ropeway.

From 1st December to 30th December 2017, 
it is closed due to annual maintenance.

Please note that the slope  for wheelchair users at Nihondaira
Plateau is  under construction until the end of December, 2017.

This ropeway (cable car) is very popular with travelers 
who visit Shimizu in Shizuoka CIty.

It connects Nihondaira Plateau and Kunozan Toshogu Shrine in 5 minutes.

Nihondaira Plateau (from Nihondaira Ocha Kaikan)

Nihondaira Plateau (from observatory)

From Nihondaira to Kunozan Toshogu Shrine (5 minutes)
The view from this ropeway is spectacular!

Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

It is a spectacular shrine!

You can visit the Kunozan Toshogu Shrine by climbing up
these steps from the foot of this mountain (not from Nihondaira)
(1,153 steps)

If you are planning to visit Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshugu Shrine
in December, please keep this information in your mind.

Thank you!