Contact Us or Apply

 Please fill out the School Excursion Application Form below with the assistance of a Japanese-speaking travel agency or other organization and submit it at least two month before your desired visit time.

 If you would like to apply for a visit and exchange with a local school, please fill out and submit the School Exchange Application Form.

If you would like more information about activities, programs, accommodations or anything else, please contact us by email. Please submit all correspondence in Japanese or English.

School Excursion Application Form PDF Word
School Exchange Application Form PDF Word

If you would like more information about activities, programs, accommodations or anything else, please contact us by email. Please submit all correspondence in Japanese or English.

Contact Us or Apply

Itoigawa Geopark Council
1-2-5 Ichinomiya, Itoigawa, Niigata 941-8501 Japan
TEL: 025-552-1511 FAX: 025-552-7372
E-mail geopark@city.itoigawa.lg.jp

 

Acitivity Programs

As a UNESCO Global Geopark, all of Itoigawa City is an activity field. We provide a wide variety of school excursion, science education and comprehensive education programs which can be custom-tailored to your needs.


Hotels & Accommodations

Itoigawa has a variety of accommodations including business hotels, hot springs resorts, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, and Japanese-style ryokan inns. We can help you pick the perfect accommodation for your group size and budget.


Transportation

Itoigawa Geopark is easily accessible by both expressway and the Shinkansen high-speed rail. Our courses are designed to take advantage of the local trasportation infrastructure to make the best use of your time.


Experience

Nature Experiences

  • Fossa Magna Park
  • Kotakigawa Jade Gorge
  • Stone Collecting

Culture Experiences

  • Batabata-cha Tea
  • Traditional Cuisine (Sasazushi and Soba)
  • Salt Trail Hiking and more

School Exchange Programs

  • Class participation and exchange
  • Sumo demonstration and experience
  • Training Center Tour

Snow Country Experience

  • Ski (Alpine & Cross Country)
  • Snow Trekking
  • Snow Games & More

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About Itoigawa

 

Hotels & Other Accommodations

     

Sample Field Trip Courses

 

Coming to Itoigawa