Johnson Family Trip – Joetsu, March 2024

Thank you for attending the Johnson Family Trip – Joetsu, March 2024

Your itinerary is written below. Please note that plans may change due to inclement weather, excessive crowds, new ideas, or unforeseen physical conditions. If you have any questions, please email

We are looking forward to having you.

Day 1 – Saturday, March 23

07:00Aoyama 4-10-37Depart home and drive to Joetsu
09:00 ~Shinano, NaganoLake Nojiri Naumann Elephant Museum
12:00 ~TBDLunch
14:00 ~Naoetsu, Joetsu Aquarium Umigatari
17:00 ~ TakadaCheck-in at Toyoko Inn
18:00 ~TBD (near hotel)Dinner in a restaurant
20:00 ~In hotelFree time / relaxation
22:00 ~In hotelLights out

Day 2 – Sunday, March 24

07:00Toyoko InnWake-up call, then buffet breakfast
09:00 ~Toyoko InnCheck-out of hotel
09:30 ~Nakayashiki, Daizu(Mt.) Kasugayama ruins & shrine, Rinsen-ji Temple
12:00 ~TBDLunch (and souvenir shopping)
14:30 ~Joetsu Cultural Center笑いイチin上越(イベント)
18:00 ~TBD (in Joestu)Dinner in a restaurant
20:00 ~Joetsu to NiigataDrive home to Niigata
22:00 ~NiigataArrive home

Things to bring

  • Spending money for souvenirs (& tip for driver) 💰
  • Phone and phone charger 📱
  • Smiling, happy face and conversation 😀