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Nagano Private Two Day Tour with Guide, Private Vehicle and Overnight at Ryokan

Discover Nagano’s many highlights on this private two day tour. Save time planning transport, as a driver and private vehicle is included. You’ll have a guide to show you around on the first day, and then free time to explore on the second day. Overnight stay in a Japanese Ryokan, entrance fees to Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Zenko-ji Temple, and a private onsen experience is included, making it the ultimate hassle-free tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$106.00 USD
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Full-Day Tour of Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple and Sake in Nagano

See two of the top attractions near Nagano on this 8-hour excursion, including a visit to the area’s famous snow monkeys and a stop at the serene Zenko-ji temple. Travel along a beautiful forest trail to the home of the snow monkeys of Jigokudani, a group of local macaques known for their willingness to live in the snow and bathe in the local hot spring. Then, enjoy a break for a tasty lunch before continuing to the tranquil grounds of Zenko-ji, a lovely religious site known for its historic Buddhist statue. Finally, indulge in a sake tasting nearby, for a taste of Nagano.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$143.00 USD
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Kiyosu Samurai Walking Tour and Kirin Brewery Visit from Nagoya

Leave Nagoya to visit the samurai city of Kiyosu, then finish the day on a high note with beers at the Kirin brewery. The former home of the feared samurai warrior Oda Nobunaga, Kiyosu is a city steeped in history with castles, shrines, and landmarks aplenty. Visit the Hiyoshi Shrine, then continue to Kiyosu Castle where you'll have chance to dress up in samurai armor, meet an armor maker, and more. Before your return to Nagoya, you'll tour the Kirin beer factory, sampling three glasses of beer as you explore.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$118.00 USD
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Day Trip around Mt, Fuji by Public Transportation

This is a day trip around Mt. Fuji which is one of World Heritage Sites and said to have the most beautiful figure in the world as an independent mountain. You can enjoy the scenery with many other sites around it in each season, taking the public transportation. You can enjoy the different Mt. Fuji scenery at each site, for example, with a five-story pagoda, a lake and a town, and in each season, for example, with cherry blossoms, fresh green leaves and turned red leaves. A lunch restaurant near Lake Kawaguchi has a unique way to cock. They grill meat on a plate cut of the lava field in front of guests and it's said to be very healthy as the extra fat of meat drops off through the holes in the plate.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00 USD
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Private Tour from Kanazawa to Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa and Takayama

Explore the beautiful villages and towns of Shirakawa-go, Hida Furukawa and Takayama on our 9-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go, followed by the fairy-tale village of Hida Furukawa, then onto the famous town of Takayama.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$784.00 USD
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Viator VIP: Mt Fuji Private Tour with Sengen Shrine Visit from Tokyo

Be mesmerized by the beguiling beauty of Mt Fuji on a private tour from Tokyo. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, venture to the majestic mountain to capture photographs of its snow-sprinkled peak and then visit a sacred Shinto shrine famous for housing Konohanasakuya-hime, a deity of Mt Fuji. Afterward, you will ascend to the 5th station, a look out point referred to as the border before heaven and earth. Absorb panoramic vistas of the surroundings then enjoy some cultural authenticity with a traditional Japanese lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$336.00 USD
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Mt Fuji Day Tour with Kawaguchiko Lake and Gotemba Outlet

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mt. Fuji is over 2-hours from Tokyo, which means it can be tricky planning transport. Take the stress out of navigating the world’s busiest train station—Shinjuku, by going on a Mt. Fuji day tour instead. You’ll travel easily between dispersed sites that would be hard to reach otherwise, such as Lake Kawaguchiko, Oishi Park, Arakurayama Sengen Park, and Gotemba Premium Outlets.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$74.00 USD
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Jigokudani Monkey Park, Hot Springs and Zenko-ji Temple in Nagano

Snow monkeys, onsens, soba noodles and temples. All are included in this action-packed day trip from Nagano.  Travel by foot, bus and train, and enjoy visits to the 7th-century temple of Zenko-ji, Jigokudani Monkey Park and Yudanaka Onsen — one of the country’s best-known hot springs. Bask in the onsen’s indoor and outdoor springs and saunas, and learn all about each site from your guide. This wintertime tour runs between November and April.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$184.00 USD
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Private Evening Tour of Tokyo's Historic Wild Side, Yoshiwara

Get off the beaten path in Tokyo during this 3-hour exploration of Yoshiwara, Tokyo’s historic red-light district with a private guide. Travel to this area that’s often not even known to Japanese locals as you explore its less-than-savory role in the country’s 17th-century politics. You’ll visit some of the neighborhood’s top highlights and stop for a tempura dinner (own expense) at a historic eatery.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$52.00 USD
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Matsumoto Private One Day Tour from Nagano with Tour Guide and Round Trip Train

Explore Matsumoto at your own pace and to your own interests on this full-day private guided tour from Nagano. Visit Matsumoto Castle, one of Japan's best-preserved castles, then explore surrounding streets, including quirky "Frog Street," known for its abundance of frog products. Afterward, visit tranquil Hotaka Town, home to Japan’s largest wasabi farm where you can try wasabi ice-cream and visit nearby Hotaka Shrine.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$272.00 USD
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Lolita Makeover with Professional Photoshoot

If you’re interested in the art of cosplay or are attracted to the Lolita fashion style and youth culture of Harajuku, the Lolita Makeover experience is a wonderful souvenir. Immerse yourself in the Lolita subculture and get dressed up like a Victorian doll. Take home a CD of photos shot by a professional photographer in their studio.
  • Duration: 90 to 150 minutes
  • Duration: 90 to 150 minutes
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$120.00 USD
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Private Tour of Shirakawago and Gokayama from Kanazawa

Explore the hamlets of Gokayama and Shirakawa-go on our 7-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you first to the World Heritage site of Gokayama followed by Shirakawa-go
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$738.00 USD
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Nozawa Fire Festival and Snow Monkey from Hakuba & Nagano

In the middle of the cold winter, there is one festival that will surely keep you warm at night! The Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival, called 'Dosojin Matsuri' in Japanese, is one the three great fire festivals in Japan, taking place each winter in the picturesque village of one of Nagano's most popular ski resorts. This lively tour takes you to the Fire Festival in combination with a visit to the world-famous hot spring-bathing snow monkeys of Jigokudani - a day and night that will leave you with burning memories of the tradition, culture, and snow monkeys of Nagano!
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00 USD
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1-Day Nagano to Matsumoto: Castles and Culinary Explorations

Experience Nagano’s history and culinary delights on this all-day guided excursion with an informative guide. Marvel at the beautiful castle of Matsumoto, explore a traditional miso factory, sample excellent sake at a historic brewery, and taste fresh wasabi at the largest farm of its kind. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch and private transportation from JR Nagano Train Station.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$173.00 USD
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Private Charter to Mt.Fuji 5th Station, Oshino Hakkai& Lake Ashi! All Included!

• This charter plan suits for group tour of families and friends. We offer hotel pick up and drop off ( for hotel within Tokyo and Chiba area) as per guests' requirement. • To visit iconic sightseeings in Mt. Fuji area, including Fuji Subaru Line, Mt. Fuji 5th Station (with the power spot Mt. Fuji Komitake Shrine), Oshino Hakkai and Lake Ashi. • Make a breezy experience by taking the lavishly decorated Pirate Ship and tour on glistening Lake Ashi with greenery around. Here an inverted image of Mt. Fuji could be viewed which is one of the most stunning angles of Mt. Fuji! • Enjoy Yamanashi Prefecture local cuisine "hoto noodles" meal set as Lunch. Mt. Fuji can also be overlooked in the restaurant while having lunch.• All fees are included in this tour price.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$904.00 USD
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Private Tour of Shirakawago from Kanazawa (Half Day)

Explore the world heritage hamlet of Shirakawa-go on our 4-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you to the World UNESCO site of Shirakawa-go. We collect you from your hotel lobby and whisk you off to the UNESCO village of Shirakawago. Our morning or afternoon driving tours are designed for those looking for convenient access to this beautiful but remote mountain village
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$553.00 USD
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Sightseeing in Tsuboshozoku - traditional costume of noble women 1000 years ago

Dress traditional costume of noble women 1000 years ago in Miyajima In this experience you can wear a costume called Tsuboshozoku  worn by women of noble ancestry 1000 years ago when they went out for the pilgrimage.  Change into a full-fledged costume and walk around Daisho-in Temple and Momojidani Park.  Unlike general kimono, Tsuboshozoku can rarely be experienced in Japan.  While thinking of Miyajima of the past, please spend a gorgeous and unforgettable time.【HIGHLIGHTS】 • Authentic Japanese clothing from 1,000 years ago • A rare kimono dress-up experience (Tsuboshozoku) in Japan • Immerse yourself in city life as you walk the grounds of Miyajima dressed in traditional Japanese clothing • Walk in empty-handed: A kimono transformation in only 10 minutes   
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$62.00 USD
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Mt Fuji Fujinomiya Township and Culture Ecotour

Be fitted in a Kimono by a local expert, explore the town and chat with locals, visit the town shrine, learn to make beautiful Japanese sweets from a 3rd generation craftsman, and then enjoy this with Shizuoka green tea, made from Mt. Fuji’s crystal clear water.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00 USD
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A Glimpse of Nostalgic Nakasendo Magome-juku&Peach Picking in Refreshing Summer!

・Have a joyful time in a local orchard and fully taste summer’s fresh flavor! The peach variety Hikawahakuho skin appears dark red, while juicy pulp is milky white, and sweet and sourness balance is just perfect! ・Watch the exquisite traditional wrapping art Mizuhiki, the cord tied around gift or an envelope. It is said that Mizuhiki originated in the early 7th century when Ono no Imoko, an official envoy to China, returned from a mission having gifts wrapped with hemp strings dyed red and white. The Mizuhiki remains till today and can be easily seen on celebration or memorial ceremonies. ・This cultural and historical trip highlights the remnant street Nakasendo that used to connect Edo (today’s Tokyo) and Kyoto. One of the post towns Magome-juku played its historical role of providing lodging, food, and entertainment for travelers. Today the area preserves traditional architecture style, with many turning into accommodation, shops, cafes and restaurants etc. for visitors.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00 USD
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Japan Sakura Tour 11days

This whirlwind Sakura tour is the perfect way to get the most out of your Japan trip. You’ll travel in comfort on a private coach, and visit 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Mt. Fuji, Nara and Hiroshima. Save time waiting in lines, as all entry fees are included and you’ll visit many top attractions such as Asakusa, and Kinkakuji temple. Your private guide will ensure you don’t get lost, and accommodation is included too.
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,230.00 USD
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Kimono Local Tour in a small castle town, Gifu

Immerse yourself in traditional Japan. Visit the small town of Gifu, known for its high quality washi paper and regional crafts. Explore this beautiful town while dressed in traditional kimono. Get excellent photo opportunities, eat delicious lunch, and feel like a local.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$111.00 USD
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Wild Snow Monkey Park, Private-Vehicle-Use 1 Day Tour, to / from Nagano Station

① This tour is conducted by professional tour guide who has professional driver's license to take guests, which makes the cost be at a low price. ② This tour uses private-chartered-car, which makes the schedule only for you. ③ This tour is fitting for those who have Japan Railway Pass. If you buy the pass before coming to Japan, all you have to do is to take a round trip ticket between the nearest station you stay and JR Nagano Station at the Green Window of stations.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$710.00 USD
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KAMIKOCHI, Northern Japanese Alps - 6 Day Hiking Tour

Kamikochi is renowned as the Mecca of hiking in Japan. Located in Nagano, this region is abundant with high altitude mountains and world famous ski resorts. This mountain scenery in the Northern Alps is like nowhere else in Japan. The low altitude terrain flourishes with snowmelt feeding the flora and fauna, creating crystal clear streams, waterfalls, and swamps.Our aim is to summit the highest peaks in the Alps. Our path through the sky follows 3000 meter high open mountain ridges that connect the peaks with endless 360 degree views. This hike makes the most of the Alps in these warmer months when the weather is balmy.We will be traveling lightweight by staying in mountain lodges. These world class facilities are comfortable and provide freshly cooked meals, while providing a space to meet other hikers and learn from your guide. You will be among the few international visitors to experience the spectacular alpine hiking.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,200.00 USD
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Guided Hybrid Bike Tour in Shizuoka City

We focus on our countryside area that travelers from abroad never know.Only well known to local cycling lovers. We made safety course that traffic is not heavy.Total 30km cycling (4.0 hour )  We offer cycling that runs slowly.(Morning tour 9:00-13:00, Afternoon tour 13:00-17:00,) You can enjoy 1.Beautiful view of Mt.Fuji over deep blue Suruga Bay. (Please note that it depends on the weather.)2.Beautiful view of typical Japanese countryside of wide rice fields.3.Safety bike tour along a beautiful river.4.Can take photos of long established Japanese restaurant "Chojiya" since 1596.5.An old village and street since Edo era.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.00 USD
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