Kanazawa Half Day Adventure
You want to get an overview of the city main locations?
Have only half a day in Kanazawa but you don’t know what to do there?

Looking to learn about the stories, characters and customs
that make up the landscape of Kanazawa?

Then this is the perfect tour for you.
Ideal for first time visitors but also highly enjoyed by Kanazawa locals,
this half-day tour takes you to the main tourist locations of the city:
Kenrokuen Garden, 21st Century Museum and Higashi Chaya Geisha District.

  The tour features over 30 in-bus explanations and videos about points of interest. They play automatically as the bus moves around the city. Seat comfortably, enjoy the unparallel view from the bus, and let our bus attendants take care of you.

  At the end of the tour, you can stay at Omicho Market to enjoy a late lunch at this historical kitchen of Kanazawa (around 13:40).

  Our bus and staff practice safety measures to prevent the spread of infections.

  Check out our bus page here.


・More than two hours and a half of time between Kenrokuen Garden, Higashi Chaya Geisha District and 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

・Over 30 in-bus video explanations with one tablet per seat

・Tourism maps to facilitate your visit to each location

・Bus attendant and driver

・Discount coupons for a few select Higashi Chaya stores

・Entrance fee for Kenrokuen-garden

・Boarding at Sainoniwa Hotel or Kanazawa Station

・Drop off at Omicho Market, Kanazawa Station or Sainoniwa Hotel at the end of the tour

We can also provide disposable earphones, but feel free to bring yours for more comfort.


  Not Included:

・21st Century Museum entrance fee

・Personal purchases



9:40 am Departure from Sainoniwa Hotel

10:00 am Departure from Kanazawa Station West Exit Group Bus Parking Area

Kenrokuen Garden (around 60 minutes)

21st Century Museum (around 40 minutes)

Higashi Chaya Geisha District (around 60 minutes)

Omicho Market (Option to leave the tour at Omicho)

13:40 Return to Kanazawa Station West Exit Group Bus Parking Area

※Please note that due to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake on January 1st, 2024, 21st Century Museum is closed until further notice. Instead, the guest will have 40 minutes of free time in Omicho Market after visiting the Geisha District.


  How to get to the bus boarding area:

Tour Information

  • Price
    3,000 JPY - If the guest is staying at Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel
  • Tour schedule
    In general, the tour is scheduled daily except Mondays.
    Please contact us to check availability.
  • Departure time
    9:40 from Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel
    10:00 from Kanazawa Station West Exit
  • Arrival time
    13:40 at Kanazawa Station West Exit Group Bus Parking Area
  • Cancel Policy
    For changes or cancellations, a fee may be charged as follows:
    10 to 8 days before the tour ・・・ 20%
    7 to 2 days before the tour ・・・ 30%
    Day before the tour ・・・ 40%
    The day of the tour・・・50%
    After the tour starts or cancellation without contact・・・ 100%
  • Minimum number of participants
    1 person