Reservations for the special winter service of the Echigo Tokimeki Railway, Resort Train “Setsugekka” will be accepted from September 1st (Wednesday). This train runs in the Joetsu region of Niigata Prefecture.
An image of during operation
Setugekka is a resort train with one of the largest wide train windows in Japan, so that you can enjoy the natural scenery along the railway line. This train runs between Joetsu, Myoko, and Itoigawa, and operates mainly on weekends and holidays.
This special service for this winter is a “Crab Course option” and a “Christmas Course option” which are always well received.
[Crab course option]
Enjoy the fresh seafood of Nou Fishing Port, a famous location for Benizuwai crab
Depart Itoigawa Station and stop at Nou Station for about 1 hour. Then travel by bus. Take a tour around “Kaniya Yokocho(Crab Market Street)”, a part of Marine Dream Nou, via “Nou Fishing Port”. On the Setsugekka Train, you can enjoy Japanese three-tiered dishes made with local seasonal ingredients from the Tsurugiya, a traditional Japanese restaurant in Itoigawa.
An image of three-tiered Japanese food
Crab course option
■ Operating days: December 4th (Sat), 5th (Sun), 11th (Sat), 12th (Sun), 18th (Sat), 19th (Sun), 25th (Sat), 2021
■ Fee: 21,800 yen (tax included) * No child fee
[Christmas course option]
Enjoy a special night with Iwanohara Vineyard Wine
An image of the meal
Christmas course option
■ Operating days: December 24th (Friday) and 25th (Saturday), 2021
■ Fee: 19,800 yen (tax included) * No child fee
Echigo Tokimeki Resort: Setsugekka Winter Special Service
■ Acceptance starts: September 1st (Wednesday) 9: 00-
■ Internet reservation site: https://reservation.echigo-tokimeki.co.jp/
■ Telephone reservation / inquiry: Setsugekka Reservation Center TEL 025-543-8988 (Reception hours: Weekdays only 9: 00-17: 00)
■ Echigo Tokimeki Railway HP