Central Honshū activities, tickets and more

Cultural & Theme Tours

Nagano Day Tour: Zenko-ji Temple, Snow Monkeys, Sake Tasting

Take in some of the highlights of Nagano with this engaging tour; starting with the world-famous snow monkeys of Jigokudani, the only troop of monkeys known to bathe in hot springs, before making your way to Zenko-ji Temple – one of the oldest and most important Buddhist temples in Japan, and concluding with sake tasting – a drink synonymous with Nagano. Led by an English-speaking guide and including lunch, this tour is a great way to glimpse the essence of the region in combination with your visit to the snow monkeys.
8 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Takayama Food and Culture Walking Day Tour

Enjoy tasting a variety of local food and saké in Takayama on this 2.5-hour tour. Visit local shops that you can’t find on your own to taste and learn about the culture and history related to them. A local guide will explain the culinary culture and history that developed in Takayama due to its isolated location. Explore the old town with an exotic atmosphere. Soak-up the daily lives of people in Takayama and discover the special fascination of the rural Japan.
2.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Snow Monkey Tour at Jigokudani in Nagano's Shiga-kogen

This full-day tour brings you to the snow monkeys at the Jigokudani Monkey Park followed by lunch and snow fun activities. The snow fun part of the tour takes place in the mountainous area of Japan, Shiga Kogen - the biggest ski resort in Japan - and capture the highlights of the Japanese winter! Please note: this seasonal tour runs between December 22nd and January 10th.
10 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Nagoya Private Walking Tour

On this one day walking tour, you will explore the highlights of Nagoya and discover the rich historical legacy of the samurai era. You will visit the Nagoya Castle, the Osu Kannon Temple, as well as the modern Sakae area!Please note: The Main Castle tower in Nagoya castle will be closed to the public from May 7th,2018.The entire Hommaru Palace will be open to the public from Jun 8th.
6.5 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Nagano Private Tour with Ryokan Accommodation

Enjoy a 2-day, 1 night trip in Nagano where you will spend one full day with an English-speaking guide with a private vehicle taking you around the city—enjoying attractions such as snow monkeys, the famous Zenkoji Temple and later relaxing at a traditional onsen (hot springs) and enjoying a traditional Japanese multi-course (kaiseki) dinner at a traditional Japanese ryokan (hotel).On the second day after checking out of the hotel, spend the free day snowboarding/ skiing or spend more time exploring the city on your own (without tour guide), or book one of the add-on second-day tours with us on the checkout page.
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Shirakawago and Hida Takayama from Nagoya

Explore Gifu Prefecture's two World Heritage spots Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama on this day trip departing from Nagoya. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and look forward to wandering around a unique village, strolling through historic streets, stunning mountain landscapes and lunch using authentic local ingredients. This tour is also available as a private charter plan. For further details, please click the link below. https://www.viator.com/tours/Nagoya/8-hour-Private-Chartered-Taxi-Plan-to-Shirakawago-and-Hida-Takayama-from-Nagoya/d4701-17229P78
11.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park Tour with Entry and Sake Tasting

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.
4 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Kiyosu Samurai Walking Tour and Kirin Brewery Visit

Explore the way of the Samurai in Kiyosu, the hometown of one of the most influential samurai warriors of ancient Japan. On this tour, you will visit Kiyosu castle, try on samurai armor, get samurai certification, meet a samurai armor maker, and much more.  At the end, you will visit the Kirin Beer factory nearby for a tour and some drinks.
7 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Japanese Food Sample Making in Nagoya

Food replicas appear in the windows and display cases of restaurants and cafes all through Japan. A single restaurant may order a complete menu of plastic items costing over a million yen. On this tour, you can try your hand at creating your own food sample art in Nagoya. In this program, you can make your own version of Tempura using wax .
50 minutes
Tours & Sightseeing

Private Nagano Tour: Zenkoji Temple, Obuse, Jigokudani Park

Enjoy a full day 8-hour tour after getting picked up at the Nagano station or at your Hotel in Central Nagano. Travel with an English-speaking tour guide in a private vehicle taking you around the city. Immerse yourself in the city's culture and visit major Nagano attractions such as Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, the famous Zenkoji Temple, Chikuma River, Obuse Town, and relax in a traditional onsen/ hot spring (optional).
8 hours