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World Heritage Shirakawago, Hida Takayama & Tateyama Alpine route from Osaka

・Visit the 20 meters high snow wall! Walk through the Snow Otani at 2450 meters high!・Enjoy your free walk at World Heritage Shirakawago and Hida Takayama!・Getting through the Tateyama Toll Road with special permit which common private cars are not allow to get in.・Enjoy over 30 types of all-you-can-eat Dinner menu included snow crab, amberjack, roasted beef, etc.!・One night stay at Onsen (hot spring) hotel - APA Hotel Toyama or APA Hotel Toyama Station!
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.00 USD
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5 Top Highlights of Kyoto with Kyoto Bike Tour

Kyoto Bike Tour has you visit a whopping 5 top spot destinations of Kyoto all in one day on one epic adventure! Enjoy a stroll through the breathtaking Bamboo Forest, gaze at the glimmer of the gold as it reflects on the water at the Golden Pavilion, be inspired by one of the most iconic views of Kyoto from the mystical Kiyomizu Temple, weave through the traditional backstreets of one of Kyoto's geisha districts, take a spiritual walk through the magnificent red torii gates at the Fushimi Inari Shrine, and so much more! This is a full city tour of approximately 40km of riding and requires a moderate level of fitness. Basic bicycle riding skills and a sense of adventure is a requirement. On the same note, we will travel at a leisurely pace with enough time to take in the sites and for a relaxing lunch stop.*Please notify of any dietary restrictions or food allergies at time of booking.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.00 USD
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$146.00 USD
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Hidden Kyoto: Amanohashidate and Miyama traditional village

Visit the beautiful Amanohashidate sandbar and the traditional Miyama town all in a single tour ! You can get on and off the bus at both Kyoto and Osaka! Amanohashidate is a natural sandbar known as one of the 3 most scenic views in Japan.Miyama town is a traditional Japanese village with thatched roof houses where you can get a glimpse of what Japan used to be like in the old days.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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$80.00 USD
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Expert Led Private Day Trip to Nara

Nara is famous for a host of reasons—in addition to housing some of Japan's most beloved temples and the world's largest Buddha, who could forget the docile deer that will eat out of your hand? On this day trip to Nara, we'll visit such temples as Todai-ji, Kasuga Shrine, and Kofuku-ji, learning about Japanese religion along the way, as well as the Giant Buddha. And, no trip to Nara would be complete without dropping in on the famous deer—we may even stop to feed a few. At the end of our trip, we'll have a deeper appreciation for Japanese spirituality (and cute deer).
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.00 USD
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Sakura & Temple Viewing

We can have a lot of talk about japan culture, the differences between other cultures, funny things about japan, general information and history and the culture shocks of our experiences while living in living Japan.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$274.00 USD
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KYOTO FUSHIMI HIDDEN ROUTE HIKING & SOBA LUNCH

This is the original Fushimi hidden route tour.The Guide used work as a porter of Mt Fushimi, who carry staffs such as Sake, shrine gate to the summit shrine. My relationship with Fushimi is more than 10 years.Since We realized that many tourists just visited only main area (very busy and surface of it’s attraction ) and returned, We’ve started this tour since last year.More than scenic Thousands of Red Gates, We’ll show you authentic holly spots, summit shrine, gate factory by alternative peaceful bamboo forest path.Local people in the mountain will also welcome you.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$59.00 USD
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Sagano Romantic Train & Arashiyama, Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari Taisha Day Tour

Osaka is a convenient base from which to explore the rest of Japan. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kyoto with ease on a hassle-free day trip from Osaka, the ideal choice for first-time visitors with limited time. You’ll experience a romantic train ride to Sagano, home to Arashiyama Park, and tick off the vivid Fushimi Inari Shrine without the hassle of traveling between landmarks alone.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$68.00 USD
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Osaka Amazing Pass [Redeem Ticket Required]

Don't forget to use Osaka Amazing Pass Ticket while visit Osaka. You will get an unforgettable experience when using Osaka Amazing Pass by visiting various interesting tourist attractions in Osaka. This access provides unlimited use for Osaka Subway, trams and bus networks, plus entry to many of Osaka's main tourist attractions for 1 or 2 days. Choose some of the city's most famous landmarks such as Osaka Castle, Osaka Zoo, or Nagai Botanical Gardens or take a trip on the famous Tombori River with a classic river cruise or Tombori River cruise tour. Osaka Amazing Pass is also equipped with guidebooks and coupons that provide special offers and discounts at a number of shops and restaurants in Osaka.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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$28.00 USD
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North Kyoto Bike Adventure

Active travelers will love the opportunity to explore the northern parts of Kyoto by bike. Your local guide will make sure you don’t get lost, and will show you to back alleys and hidden corners that you might miss otherwise, as well as some of the famous attractions that shouldn’t be missed. Cycle on comfortable bike, and enjoy an authentic Japanese lunch to refuel.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.00 USD
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Historic and Natural Guided Hike in Yoshino

Located in the southern part of Nara Prefecture, "Yoshinoyama" is known as one of the most famous cherry blossom areas in Japan. Yoshino mountain is covered with 30,000 cherry trees blooming in the spring. Its elegant and elegant landscape continues to attract many people, from ancient times to the present age. From ancient times, Yoshino cherries held a special place, even as a sacred ground for an examination of the path connecting God and nature. In the old days, it was written numerous Japanese texts how beautiful a sight it was that the Emperor of that time and all cultural people loved. This tour is about 5 hours of walking along the mountain path of Yoshino while thinking about the history of eternity. There are no steep slopes, but the entire journey will be about 8 km, so it's a tour for those who are ok with walking. Follow along with the local guide that lives in Nara, learning the way the people of the Asuka and Nara period went about Yoshino exploration.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.00 USD
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Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour With Yakatabune Lunch Cruise

Explore the enchanting Arashiyama district of Kyoto by foot and boat on this half-day tour. Like much of Kyoto, Arashiyama is temple central, and the best way to learn about its sights is from a guide. Do just that and explore the gardens of UNESCO-listed Tenryū-ji Temple; visit the tree walk at Sagano Bamboo Grove; admire the temples of Jojakko-ji; and learn about Togetsukyo Bridge, which straddles the Oi River. Finish with a lunch cruise with views of Mt Arashiyama. The tour includes round-trip train transport from our Kyoto meeting point.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$127.00 USD
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Biwako Valley Ski Resort Round-Trip Transport from Osaka

Spend a day in the snowy peaks around Biwako Valley ski resort in Shiga Prefecture. This round-trip transport option lets you travel from the city of Osaka with ease, freeing up your day to focus on sledging, skiing, snowboarding, without worrying about the logistics. Choose between a day-long lift pass or a meal voucher to spend in the resort when you board your coach.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$97.00 USD
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Expert-Led Private Tour of Kyoto: Shinto and Buddhism

Gain a newfound appreciation for the ancient Japanese practices of Buddhism and Shintoism during this 3-hour private walking tour of Kyoto with a local religious scholar. The ancient Japanese city of Kyoto, home to countless temples and centuries of religious practice, is the perfect setting for your exploration. During the course of your excursion you’ll check out the historic neighborhood of Gion, where you’ll see Yasaka Shrine and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kiyomizu-dera Temple, learning about the symbols and practices of these two Japanese religions along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00 USD
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Kyoto Mount Takao Hiking Tour

Get out of Kyoto city and into the countryside with this hiking tour of Mt. Takao. The half-day trek roughly covers a distance of 8km (5 miles) along a gently ascending route that’s suitable for most walkers. You’ll explore with a nature enthusiast as your guide, and discover the secluded Kozanji Temple, the pathways alongside Kyotaki River, and the rich flora and fauna that lies just outside Kyoto.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.00 USD
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$174.00 USD
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The Alternative Fushimi Inari Walking Tour

If you’re interested in a deeper understanding of the shrines and temples of Japan, take this tour of Fushimi Inari with a real insider. Go past the tunnels of red tori gates. Learn fascinating stories, history and folklore. See temples, shrines, forest-bathing sites and a zen garden, and get access to sites not on the official map.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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Inunakisan Mountainous Area Hiking Tour

Embark on a hiking adventure on the sacred Inunakisan Mountain without the hassle of driving. This guided tour includes round-trip transfers from Izumisano train station and leads you to the mountain and past dozens of waterfalls to Shipporyuji temple. As you enjoy the beauty of your surroundings, your guide shares stories about the mountain's significance.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.00 USD
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Capitals Night Trekking

In this tour, we gather at the bus stop "Ginkakujimae" at 18:00 and go for a short trek for about 2 hours. During the daytime, it is a capital city full of tourists and mountain climbing lovers, but after sunset the capital city mountain is barely crowded, like a night safari. Trekking that relies on the light of a flashlight is a project unique to KYOTO NATURE TOUR. Also, on the way to the summit, you will encounter many wildlife and plants. Let's enjoy encounters with wild animals and animals that you will encounter during trekking, based on the commentary of the knowledge-rich nature guide. You can experience the nature of Kyoto as you trek at a slow pace. At the summit, we also take commemorative photos, so you can be one of the commemorative trips to Kyoto. We look forward to your participation everyone! It supports Japanese and English.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00 USD
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Canyoning Tour in Tenkawa-mura

In this tour, you will visit a hidden spot "Kousegawa Valley", which is at the upper stream of famous Mitarai Valley. An experienced canyoning instructor from the local tour company "Wild Wind" will take you to full-fledged canyoning such as sliding down, jumping off, and climbing a waterfall or a mountain. Refresh yourself to your heart’s content at these hidden mountain streams. After canyoning, you unwind yourself in a hot spring. A ticket for "Ten-no-kawa Hot Spring" is included, where spring water is re-boiled using a firewood boiler. This hot spring offers you very relaxing time.  Upon your request, it is possible for you to skip activities such as sliding down, jumping off, and climbing. You can enjoy the tour even if you are not athletic or a good swimmer. Please feel free to consult us.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$164.00 USD
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Tea Fields Tour - Discovery & Photo Walk in Wazuka

Get off the tourist track and venture into picturesque tea fields with an 800-year history, untrodden by most other travelers. On this small-group, two-hour walking tour, you’ll cover the most scenic towns and hills on foot, including Shohoji Temple and Ishitera Tea Plantation. Learn how Wazuka has been shaped by tea farming and admire stunning natural scenery. Tours include a tea tasting with traditional biscuits.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00 USD
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Hiking Yarigatake and Mt Fuji

This is an active tour that includes many walks and challenging treks up two mountains but also includes visits to several popular sites (6 days of walking and hiking). Many of the walking and hiking paths are well maintained. If you wish to skip the hike up Mt. Yari, please consult with your tour guide who will help you organize accommodation nearby or in Matsumoto (extra expense will be incurred).The tour in brief is as follows; • Start by exploring the ancient capital of Kyoto • Walk a part of the Nakasendo Highway, one of the five cross country routes of the Edo period • Climb the Japanese Matterhorn, Mt Yarigatake • Climb Mt Fuji in time for the sunrise • Relax at Lake Kawaguchi or explore the area for its local attractions • Sleep in a traditional Japanese Ryokan • End the trip in the Tokyo metropolis • Travel will be arranged mostly by public transportation
  • Duration: 13 days
  • Duration: 13 days
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$4,719.00 USD
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Strolling around the Mountain Village of Yoshinoyama

Yoshino, famous for its cherry blossoms, is also the birthplace of a mystic religion called Shugen-do that draws elements from Buddhism, Shintoism, and animism. While walking through this temple town you might be able to see practitioners clad in their peculiar costumes and hear the sound of the giant conch being blown. The three fierce-looking main statues of Zao-do Hall are exhibited only for a limited period of time a year (This spring from March 30 to May 6) . We can look at them really closely and in peace and quiet.Moreover we will visit a sweets shop that makes a special kind of sweet typical of this region and the gorgeous room where emperors ruled from 1336 to 1392.Nature, culture, and history all come together in this exciting and extraordinary tour that will give you new insights into Japan.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00 USD
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GOLF TOURS IN KYOTO CITY

Golf Tours in kyoto city We Welcome You to Kyoto, World Heritage city in JapanThe Kyoto golf club is located in north area of Kyoto city and nearby 3World Heritage shrines, it takes just 25minutes from central kyoto. Our excellent course conditions make to play for visitors and designed to suit all types of golfer, from experienced to beginner, we have a day and half day package that is just right for you. Our golf concierge will help you enjoy the complete golf experience. Also, Many of Kyoto best known tourist attractions, museums, shops, restaurants are just minutes away from our golf course – means this is a perfect place to play for visitors and tourists alike.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$365.00 USD
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Experience Practice KATANA & Shuriken Shooting

Although the real sword experience is difficult in terms of price,It is recommended course for people who want to experience swords.Although it is a trial-and-leap experience by replacing serious with a simulated sword, replacing rolled straw with radish,You can experience a realistic response that seems like a simple experience!Shuriken SHOOTING is an authentic faction that throws metal shuriken to tatami targets!Unlike styrene rolls and paper targets, real shocks can be experienced !!You can also receive prizes in the points you applied.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00 USD
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$32.00 USD
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Iwakura Satoyama Cycling Tour

In this tour, we will gather in front of Lotteria at Demachiyanagi Station at 12:00 o'clock, and take a one-hour tour to go to Satoyama to experience the natural nature of Kyoto using bicycles. Iwakura, which is the destination of the tour, will have a paddy field in early summer, and you can observe many wild animals and plants around it. In the middle of the tour, I will stop by several places such as riverbanks and shrines, and will focus on and explain not only culture and history but also small creatures that I usually overlook. We will try our best to offer you the opportunity to become more fond of Kyoto.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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