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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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Flying Squirrel Watching Tour

We will watch a wild Japanese giant flying squirrel, which is endemic to Japan and one of the biggest flying squirrels in the world. Since our professional nature guides know their life style and gliding patterns, the chances of watching their gliding is 97.8% (actual result of this tour in 2018).
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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5-DAY ONLY EVENT: TAKATO CASTLE PARK CHERRY BLOSSOM TOUR

・Visit Takato Castle Park – one of Japan’s Top 3 cherry blossom-viewing spots・Experience ‘hanami’ (flower viewing) as you wander under a canopy of an estimated 1500 ‘Kohigan’ trees – known as one of the most beautiful blossom varieties in Japan・Visit Matsumoto Castle, one of the last remaining original castles in Japan and registered National Treasure・Enjoy the castle’s Cherry Blossom Festival including evening illumination and traditional music performancesStarting from JR Nagano Station, this one-day only tour transports you to Takato Castle Park – one of the Top 3 blossom-viewing spots in all of Japan! Located on the ruins of Takato Castle, the park boasts an estimated 1500 cherry blossom trees – forecast to be in full bloom on the day of the tour. Including a stop at Matsumoto Castle, this tour is a convenient and fun way to enjoy of one of Japan’s most famous blossom-viewing spots in combination with one of the last remaining Japanese castles.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day tour in the Dolomites starting from Cortina d'Ampezzo

Maximize time in the Dolomites with a full-day sightseeing tour from Cortina d’Ampezzo. Get picked up at your hotel by an English-speaking driver and explore the mountains and valleys of the Dolomites. Admire panoramic views during the drive and stop to take photographs. Ride a cable car for even more mountain views.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour with a dedicated car! Visiting the basic tourist spots in Karuizawa (half-day course / English / Chinese guide)

We recommend visiting Karuizawa sightseeing spots for those who want to go around sightseeing spots in Karuizawa efficiently in a short time, or for the first time in Karuizawa. A local taxi driver guides you through the sights. Karuizawa is a course where you can experience the history, culture, and nature of Karuizawa, starting with the former Karuizawa area, which is the birthplace of Karuizawa, to the power spot "Kumano imperial shrine" and the scenic spot "Kumoba Pond".
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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~ Touch the villa culture and history of Karuizawa ~ Karuizawa town walk tour

Tour highlights:A town walk tour that touches the history and culture of Karuizawa, focusing on the historical area of the former Karuizawa. A guide from Karuizawa Local will guide you through the deep history and culture of Karuizawa while passing through the small back ground area that is not listed in the guidebook but passing through the lush greenery villas and the Kumba pond. Along the way, Karuizawa local recommended gourmet spots and shopping spots are also available! The whole process, walking on a flat road, can be attended by people of all ages.Travel time:From Karuizawa Station North Exit to the station square with gourmet spots, etc. to Kumba Pond ~ Kumba Pond (A stroll through the scenic spot of Karuizawa, which is also called Swan Lake where the fresh green is beautiful-Hatoyama Street-Old Golf Street, etc. To the former Karuizawa while passing through the beautiful villa area with a forest ~ St. Paul's Church (visiting the church of the historic buildings in Karuizawa of Antony Raymond architecture) ~ To the depths of the former Karuizawa through the way of a water wheel ~ Show Memorial Chapel / Show House Memorial Hall (A tour of the oldest church in Karuizawa built by a missionary AC show called Father of Karuizawa and the Memorial Hall of the first Karuizawa Villa) Hall (Visit the villa where the great writer and Murao comet spent) ~ Wowleys Lane ~ Walk on the tennis court street ~ Karuizawa meeting hall / Union Church / Karuizawa tennis court (Karu) Visit the Karuizawa tennis court which is famous for the architecture of Volleys, who worked on many constructions at Sawa, Union Church, and tennis courts of the romance of the Emperor and Empress. Visit the villa of former Naval Colonel ・ Yujiro Hatta / appearance only) ~ Former Karuizawa Ginza Rotary dissolution
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Matsumoto Castle with Private Vehicle, by Guide-Driver, from / to Nagano Station

We offer you several selling points other travel companies could never provide.・The driver has national certified guide license. That makes this tour economy. He plays double rolls as a driver and a tour guide.・This tour carefully selects must-see-spots in Nagano. That makes you save both time and money. If you take walking & public transport to see them, it would takes at least a day and half.・The meeting point and farewell point are basically Nagano Station. But there are other options if you wish. That helps your itinerary between Tokyo and Gifu, Kyoto, and Osaka. ・This tour is completely private owned tour. You don’t have to worry what if you would be late for assembling time or taking energetic children.Further Information: We also prepare 'Wild Monkey Park Visit, from/to Nagano Station' tour. If you need it, please refer to 'Product code: 43549P27'.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Nagano To Takayama Tour: Snow Monkeys & Highlights Of Central Japan

Situated between the popular destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto, the mountainous of region of Nagano is the literal heart of Japan and a road less travelled by many international visitors. This tour combines visits to the world-famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and Zenko-ji – one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Japan – on Day 1, with the alpine oasis of Kamikochi in the spectacular Hida Mountains and ending in the historic old town of Takayama – one of Japan’s most picturesque and best-preserved Edo Period townships – on Day 2. All led by a locally-based, English-speaking guide this immersive 2-day tour captures the essence of Central Japan by combining its most unique and stunning destinations in one convenient package.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Nagano To Kanazawa Tour: Snow Monkeys & Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route

Starting from Nagano City and concluding in Kanazawa, this 2-day takes you to Zenko-ji Temple – one of the oldest and most important Buddhist Temples in Japan – and the world-famous Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani on Day 1, and onto the “Roof of Japan” via the fabled Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route on Day 2. All led by a locally-based, English-speaking guide this immersive 2-day tour unlocks the dramatic and wild heart of Japan, with of course a typical touch of tranquility and the sublime.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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1-Day Tour Nagano To Takayama: Highlights Of Central Japan

Explore the stunning alpine valley of Kamikochi, renowned for its beauty and pristine natural stateWalk its trails and discover its highlights including Asuza River, Taisho Pond, Kappa Bridge and the spectacular mountains aboveExplore Takayama and its beautiful old town, acclaimed for its beauty and historic preservationBe transported from Nagano to Takayama across the dramatic Hida Mountains, all led by an English-speaking guide
  • Duration: 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Relax and refresh in the Karuizawa Forest! Shinanoji down trekking around 2 people bomb

Shinanoji Nature Trail is a hiking course about 10km in length, which is almost a descent from the peak teahouse. Walk about 7,5 km to the hot spots in Oze, which has many attractions. A downhill trek is relaxed while being healed by the colorful miscellaneous trees and larch forest. You can also see the two famous Karuizawa waterfalls (Shiraito Falls and Dragon Falls) along the way. This course is recommended for people who are not always confident in their physical fitness, and young and old alike, since the entire trip is almost a descent. From Oze Onsen, it is also possible to return to the peak chaya parking lot by bus or directly to Karuizawa Station.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Trekking on the Mt. Asama with a great view

It is a trekking tour with an exclusive guide to the summit of the small Asama mountain of the Asama mountain foot. Koasayama is a parasitic volcano on the eastern foot of Mt. Asama at an altitude of 1,655 m. A guide will guide you through the formation and vegetation of Mt. Asama and aim at the summit. As it is about two and a half hours by round trip, if you are new to mountain climbing, you can feel free to participate regardless of age or sex. From the top of the mountain covered by the volcano, the spectacular Mt. Asama and the wonderful prospects await.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Old Nakasendo trekking from Karuizawa-Beyond Sugahi Pass to Sakamoto Hotel-

Walk past Karuizawa inn from the former Nakayama Road to the Sakamoto inn. Sui Hui is a place that was once said to be the most difficult place in Zhongshan Road. At the top of the Usui Pass, you can see the view point of the Kanto plains panoramic view and the Kumano Imperial Shrine, which is famous for its power spots. After that, while going down the borge weir, we aim for Sakamoto inn while passing "Yamanaka teahouse ruins", "Sakamoto inn" with a panoramic view "Nagi". At the end of the trekking we will stop by and guide you to the hot spring "Kotonoyu". Slowly bathe in the hot spring, but if you are on your way back to Yokogawa Station, return to Karuizawa by bus.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Snow Monkey Park with Private Vehicle, by Guide-Driver, from/to Nagano Station

We offer you several selling points other travel companies could never provide.・The driver has national certified guide license. That makes this tour economy. He plays double rolls as a driver and a tour guide.・This tour carefully selects must-see-spots in Nagano. That makes you save both time and money. If you take walking & public transport to see them, it would takes at least a day and half.・The meeting point and farewell point are basically Nagano Station. But there are other options if you wish. That helps your itinerary between Tokyo and Kanazawa, Kyoto, and Osaka. ・This tour is completely private owned tour. You don’t have to worry what if you would be late for assembling time or taking energetic children.Further Information: We also prepare 'Matsumoto Castle Visit, from/to Nagano Station' tour. If you need it, please refer to 'Product code: 43549P35'.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day From and To Nagano: Snow Monkeys & Historic Nakasendo Walking Tour

Situated in between the popular destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto, the mountainous of region of Nagano is the literal heart of Japan and a road less traveled by many international visitors. Beginning and ending in Nagano, this 3-day tour combines visits to the world-famous Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and Zenko-ji – one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Japan – on Day 1, before transporting back in time to the historic Nakasendo Trail to hike between the postal towns of Narai and Yabuhara on Day 2 and Magome and Tsumago on Day 3. Including accommodation in Magome, lunch on each day, and an English-speaking guide, this immersive 3-day combines some of region’s most popular destinations while taking you off the beaten path and along one of ancient trade roads of Japan, deep into the heart of this fascinating country and culture.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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... Touching the traditional culture of Karuizawa ... Country registered tangible cultural property "Amusu Sanso" special visit and Karuizawa carving experience

A trip that touches the history and traditional crafts of Karuizawa. Karuizawa Carving Shibasaki The 4th master, Mr. Amagasaki will introduce you to the history and tradition of Karuizawa while visiting historical buildings such as Voryes architecture in the former Karuizawa area. With a special tour of "Abu Nasu Sanso" not usually open to the public. After taking a walk, you will experience Karuizawa Carving's stars and create an original Karuizawa Carved Card Stand. Please make Karuizawa carved card stand just as a souvenir. It is a premium experience tour to experience the history and tradition of Karuizawa.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Visit the amazing views and power spots of ...

Tour highlights:A long time ago, it was said that it was the most difficult place on Nakasendo. In this tour, we will aim for a scenic spot from the former Karuizawa Ginza through the boardwalk of the Suigaki Pass. The trail through the wooded villa has a promenade, and it takes about 1 hour to arrive at the viewing station. From the view point, the scenic views of Mt. Asama and Mt. As it is a simple hiking course, you can participate regardless of age and sex. As it will be disbanded freely at the view point, you can stop at Kumano Imperial Shrine and take a break at a teahouse and the like. On the way back, you can either return on the way you came, or take the bus back to the old Karuizawa.Travel time:Former Karuizawa Ginza ⇒ (碓 峠 promenade) 見 Mikarudai (local dissolution) * For each return trip, either return on the way or go to old Karuizawa by bus.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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1-Day Nagano To Tokyo: Japan's Iconic MT Fuji

HighlightsExperience the majesty of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s tallest and most iconic mountain, on a route designed to give you the most protracted, beautiful views of the stunning volcanoTour the Suntory Hakushu Distillery and sample their acclaimed whiskies, produced using the pristine waters of Japan’s Southern AlpsExplore the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum, home to one of Japan’s most beautiful kimono collections and blessed with a spectacular view of Mt FujiVisit the Arakurayama Sengen Park, a second renowned viewing point for Mt Fuji and home to the charming Arakura Fuji-Sengen Shrine and pagoda
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Tour From and To Nagano: Historic Nakasendo Walking Tour

Situated in central Japan between the popular destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto, the mountainous of region of Nagano is the literal heart of Japan and a road less traveled by many international visitors. Beginning and ending in Nagano, this 2-day tour transports you back in time to the historic Nakasendo Trail to hike between the postal towns of Narai and Yabuhara (Day 1) and Magome and Tsumago (Day 2). Including accommodation in Magome, lunch on both days, and an English-speaking guide, this 2-day tour takes you off the beaten path and along one of ancient trade roads of Japan, deep into the heart of this fascinating country and culture.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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