Join Our Monitor Tour in Yamanashi
Calling all professionals working in foreign businesses based in Japan! Are you interested in experiencing the serenity of nature and local culture near Tokyo and discovering how it can enhance your business travels?
Tricolage invites you to join our exclusive 3-day program from November 19th to 21st. Explore the potential of incorporating nature retreats into your corporate travel plans, offering your clients or staffs unique experiences and benefiting local communities. This is a FREE trip, with the only cost being transportation to and from Yamanashi.
Interested applicants will be carefully reviewed and selected for this opportunity.
For more information, please reach out to us!
Purpose of the Monitor Tour
This monitor tour is designed to promote the use of Yamanashi Prefecture's unique natural and cultural resources for incentive trips aimed at overseas companies. The tour serves as a model for retreats that can enhance employee productivity and satisfaction.
Why Attend This Tour?
In the era of COVID-19, the importance of meaningful experiences beyond incentive trips and meetings is growing for employee retention. This tour offers physical refreshment, mental stability, leadership development, and team cohesion, all contributing to improved employee productivity and satisfaction.
Expectations for Monitor Tour Participants
If you're considering joining our monitor tour, here's what we expect from participants:
Full Participation: We anticipate that participants will fully engage in the tour for all three days.
Provide Feedback: Your valuable input is essential for us. We kindly request that you share your thoughts and opinions about the tour. Your feedback will be instrumental as we work towards refining and eventually offering this experience as a product.
Overview of the 3-Day Program
Dates: November 19-21, 2023
Location: Yamanashi Prefecture, Kobuchizawa (Google Map)
Accommodation: Lodge Atelier
Itinerary summary (tentative):
Day 1: Arrival and Japanese spiritual experience, followed by the special welcome dinner party
Day 2: Horse healing (or horse trekking), mushroom foraging, and warming up by a bonfire
Day 3: Morning walk and coffee at a cafe, and Yoga lesson in the temple
Host: Tricolage, Inc.
Day 1: Arrival and Spiritual Experience
12:00 Start the tour from Kobuchizawa station
12:30 Spiritual Experience at Misogi Shrine
Attend Japanese spiritual ceremony at Misogi Shrine
Time for reflection in natural surroundings
14:00 Nature Walk
Visit Ojiro River Valley
16:30 Special Tour at Keith Haring Museum
Private tour with insights into the art and region.
18:00 Welcome Party
Local alcohol cocktail hour and enjoy the time with other participants
Enjoy the dinner with the live flute performance
Day 2: Refreshment and Exploration
9:00 Horse Trekking in the forest
Horseback riding through scenic landscapes.
Introspection and connection with a horse and nature.
** The horseback riding experience is limited to individuals who weigh less than 95 kilograms
11:30 Mushroom Foraging with Chef
Guided mountain tour for mushroom foraging.
Special lunch featuring the day’s harvest.
15:00 Exploring Kiyosato
Explore in Kiyosato and enjoy the great view of Mt.Fuji
Warm up by the bonfire and enjoy hot wine
19:30 Local beef dinner
Vegetarian menu is of course available!
Day 3: Connection with Nature and Community
8:00 Walking around the neighborhood and fresh coffee & breakfast
Enjoy a morning walk
Have a fresh coffee and toast at a local cafe
11:00 Relaxation Yoga at the temple
Indulge in a Yoga Session at a traditional Japanese temple
12:30 Lunch at the local family-run cafe
Enjoy ramen noodle in a cozy Japanese house cafe
Visit the traditional Japanese house, currently under renovation to become a future local community hub
16:00 Finish the tour at Kobuchizawa station
All costs for activities, meals, and accommodations are covered, except for transportation to and from Kobuchizawa. (Lunch on day 1 is not included.)
English-speaking guide will be accompanied throughout the trip
The entire 3-day tour will be recorded for promotional purposes. A short movie will be created from the footage and used for future marketing and promotional activities.
If you'd like to join, please contact us!