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Private Full Day Magome &Tsumago Walking Tour from Nagoya

Private Full Day Magome &Tsumago Walking Tour from Nagoya - Nagiso, Japan

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Location: Nagiso, Japan

From USD
$146.40

Visit the best parts of Japan with a English speaking guide. You will be taken to the Magome-juku, where you'll see a scene that very much resembles how the post town looked in the Edo period hundreds of years ago ... More info ›

Visit the best parts of Japan with a English speaking guide. You will be taken to the Magome-juku, where you'll see a scene that very much resembles how the post town looked in the Edo period hundreds of years ago. Walk along a well preserved trail as a part of the historical Nakasendo Road between Kyoto and Edo (the old name for Tokyo) where Daimyo lords traveled about 200-300 years ago.The tour will also go to Tsumago-juku which has row of historic buildings that should not be missed. Take a photos of the traditional Japanese scenary, then your tour will end at your hotel.

You will be picked up at your hotel in Nagoya at 8am by your English-speaking guide and be transferred to Magome by highway bus. You will then visit Magome. Your English speaking guide will show you how old Japanese people walk the trail in Edo-period..

Then, after visiting Magome, you will walk along the cobblestone streets where there are old, lattice-windowed residential houses, museums, tea houses, and souvenir shops on both sides. Here you can decide to have lunch. 

After your hiking between Magome and Tsumago, you will be transferred to Tsumagojuku where you will touch on Japanese culture in a row of historic buildings that should not be missed.

You will be transferred back to Nagoya by highway bus.
Arrive at 5pm to your hotel in Nagoya, where the tour will conclude.

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Explore Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and Knowledgeable Local Guide

Explore Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and Knowledgeable Local Guide   - Shimotakai District, Japan
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Shimotakai District, Japan

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$96.56

Nagano prefecture is widely known as the hometown of the Japanese Alps and the host of the Winter Olympics in 1998. This tour will take you to some of the highlights in the northern part of the prefecture ... More info ›

Nagano prefecture is widely known as the hometown of the Japanese Alps and the host of the Winter Olympics in 1998. This tour will take you to some of the highlights in the northern part of the prefecture. You can take the tour anytime, but the most scenic views you can see during the winter when the snowy landscape creates an unforgettable experience! Don't miss a chance to visit one of the most famous mountain sightseeing spots in Japan. Enjoy seeing the only bathing snow monkeys in the world.

A visit to the snow monkeys is one of the highlights of a visit to Japan. Jigokudani Yaen-koen is a place to observe the interesting ecology of Japanese monkeys nearby, and many people in the world have loved this place since 1964 when it first opened. Many researchers and photographers has also visit here for the photo opportunity. The monkeys here are known as "Snow Monkeys” because they bathe in the hot springs and no other monkeys in the world do this.
In 1970, they were appeared in the cover of "LIFE" magazine in the U.S. and were reported by the press overseas. Furthermore, in 1998, when the winter Olympic Games were held in Nagano, many athletes, game staff, news media and tourists from foreign countries visited, and made it a big topic.
Soaking in the hot spring is only one part of the monkeys’ lives. Monkeys do not usually soak in the hot spring in the warm season because they soak in the hot spring in order to survive the severe winter weather. The best charm of Jigokudani Yaen-koen is not taking pictures of monkeys, however, but enjoying the ecology of wild monkeys to be able to observe nearby through a year and the rich nature itself of the animals, insects, plants, and so on. Please listen carefully on the walking trail to Jigokudani and you will experience the natural ecology of the area through your five senses!

Itinerary
・Stroll Yumichi walking trail.
・Visit Shibu no Jigokudani funsen.
・Visit Jigokudani Yaen-koen & rest.
・Description of the nature by the guide

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Matsumoto Private One Day Tour from Nagano with Tour Guide and Round Trip Train

Matsumoto Private One Day Tour from Nagano with Tour Guide and Round Trip Train - Matsumoto, Japan

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Matsumoto, Japan

From USD
$145.40

On this full day private tour, visit the city of Matsumoto with your tour guide. Enjoy the historical Matsumoto Castle, the unique streets of Nawate and Nakamachi and see Daio Wasasbi Farm, the largest wasabi farm in Japan in the tranquil Hotaka Town.

Matsumoto, situated north of Tokyo, is the second largest city in the quiet and secluded Nagano Prefecture ... More info ›

On this full day private tour, visit the city of Matsumoto with your tour guide. Enjoy the historical Matsumoto Castle, the unique streets of Nawate and Nakamachi and see Daio Wasasbi Farm, the largest wasabi farm in Japan in the tranquil Hotaka Town.

Matsumoto, situated north of Tokyo, is the second largest city in the quiet and secluded Nagano Prefecture. The location offers a magnificent scenic view of the Northern Japan Alps and a unique cultural experience. 

  • On this full-day private tour, your English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or at Nagano Station between 9 to 9:30 AM. Start off the day by heading to Matsumoto and visiting the Matsumoto Castle, one of the best preserved castles in Japan that was built over 400 years ago. 

  • After an exciting morning at the Matsumoto Castle, visit Nawate Street (a small pedestrian zone with lots of small shops and restaurants along the river), the "Frog Street" (known for its abundance of frog products) and the Nakamachi Street (famous for its old houses and has a beautiful white tone). 

  • After half a day in Matsumoto, visit the tranquil Hotaka Town where Daio Wasabi Farm is located. It is most recognized as Japan’s largest wasabi farm covering 15 hectares and is a popular tourist destination where you can enjoy and find lots of unique wasabi products including wasabi ice-cream. Near Daio Wasabi Farm is the Hotaka Shrine, a secured hidden dwelling surrounded by old trees, and is said to have a special energy and powerful strength. If there is enough time, guests may pray for good fortune at this shrine before returning to Nagano City.

Seasonal Recommendations for This Tour:
Spring
 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Viewing: Mid-April to Early-May
Autumn Foliage (Koyo) Viewing: Early-September to Late-November
Winter Festivities: Early-December to Late-March

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Japanese Archery (Kyudo) Workshop

Japanese Archery (Kyudo) Workshop - Koumi, Japan

Duration: 5 days
Location: Koumi, Japan

From USD
$1290.00

4 Nights 5 Days Workshop during 9/26/2018 (Wed) through 9/30/2018 (Sun) at the foot of Yatsugatake mountain range in Nagano, Japan provides very unique Bushido and spiritual experiences including the followings:

  • Kyudo teaching by professional Japanese instructors with English interpreters
  • Use of equipments & gears
  • Zazen meditation
  • Local Japanese meals
  • Daily hot springs (onsen) at nearby bathhouse
  • Nature trekking (Yatake waterfalls & lake Shirakomanoike)

Japanese archery (Kyudo) is one of Bushi-do, a traditional path of mastery in the Samurai way. It not only develops skills but also spirituality within as it requires enormous concentration and freeing all of your personal desires ... More info ›

4 Nights 5 Days Workshop during 9/26/2018 (Wed) through 9/30/2018 (Sun) at the foot of Yatsugatake mountain range in Nagano, Japan provides very unique Bushido and spiritual experiences including the followings:

  • Kyudo teaching by professional Japanese instructors with English interpreters
  • Use of equipments & gears
  • Zazen meditation
  • Local Japanese meals
  • Daily hot springs (onsen) at nearby bathhouse
  • Nature trekking (Yatake waterfalls & lake Shirakomanoike)

Japanese archery (Kyudo) is one of Bushi-do, a traditional path of mastery in the Samurai way. It not only develops skills but also spirituality within as it requires enormous concentration and freeing all of your personal desires. Your mind must be clear and focused. A busy mind blurs the focus and likely leads to missing the target. It is truly facing yourself. The goal is to feel interconnectedness and achieve a selfless state. Meeting as strangers. Challenging Ourselves. Leaving as friends!

Proposed Schedules:

DAY 1:
Up to 15:00 Meet-up place – JR Matsubarako Station on Koumi Line, Nagano prefecture
16:00 Orientation
17:00 Hot Springs
18:00 Welcome dinner at the restaurant in the bathhouse (drinks optional)
20:00 Free time

DAY 2:
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Meditation
08:30 Japanese archery orientation & demonstration
09:00 Practice
11:45 Meditation
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Meditation
13:15 Practice
14:45 Meditation/Cleaning
15:00 Optional activities*
17:30 Hot Springs
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Free time

DAY 3:
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Cleaning/Sweeping
08:15 Meditation
08:30 Practice
11:45 Meditation
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Trip to Yatake waterfalls & Lake Shirakomanoike - Trek around the lake
17:00 Stop by hot springs on the way back
18:30 Dinner
19:30 Free time

DAY 4:
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Cleaning/Sweeping
08:15 Meditation
08:30 Practice
11:45 Meditation
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Optional activities*
17:00 Hot Springs
18:00 Farewell dinner at the restaurant in the bathhouse (drinks optional)
20:00 Free time

DAY 5:
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Meditation
08:30 Preparation for departure
09:30 Closing remarks
10:00 Escorting to train station

* Optional Activities (fees are required on some activities)

  • Continue archery practicing
  • Nature Trekking
  • Boating in Lake Matsubara
  • Trekking to Honzawa Hotsprings (requires extended stay)

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Apple picking experience in Iiyama, Nagano

Apple picking experience in Iiyama, Nagano - Iiyama, Japan

Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Iiyama, Japan

From USD
$10.91

Apple picking season comes in Autumn! Iiyama city, located in Nagano Prefecture, is one of the best places to enjoy green tourism. Our English speaking staff welcome you and give an instruction on how to enjoy our farm ... More info ›

Apple picking season comes in Autumn! Iiyama city, located in Nagano Prefecture, is one of the best places to enjoy green tourism. Our English speaking staff welcome you and give an instruction on how to enjoy our farm. You will become a fan of Japanese apples, for the taste and juiciness are way different from what you can get in your country. Enjoy "Nagano" original brand apples as much as you can eat!

<Highlights>

  • Located within a walking distance (7 min) from Iiyama station
  • English-speaking guide available
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Enjoy picking and all-you-can-eat apples without time limit 
  • Taste several varieties of apples and find the differences.

<How to get there>
  • Use bullet train (Hokuriku Shinkansen Line) from Tokyo, Nagano, or Kanazawa.
  • Get off at Iiyama station and walk for 7 minutes to the orchard

<How to enjoy Iiyama more>

After exploring the farm, we recommend you bicycle adventure. A rental cycle shop is situated inside Iiyama station, next to the tourist information center. It offers a wide range of rental bicycles from 1000 yen per day. You will not only feel the flesh breeze but also find beautiful photogenic scenery such as temples with full of autumn leaves and the contrast of golden rice fields and green mountains!

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