Get taken all the way from Nagano Station to the world-famous Snow Monkeys and watch them bathe in their hot spring or frolicking around. After your visit to the monkeys, make your way to the historically important Zenko-ji Temple which houses the first Buddhist statue brought to Japan to learn all about the temple's practices and urban legends.
• 8 hours
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
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
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, one of the biggest ski resorts in Japan! The tour will give you the highlights of Japanese winter. Please note: this seasonal tour runs between January 1st and March 31st and is limited to groups of two people and more.
• 10 hours
Enjoy the beautiful seasonal views by visiting Japan's World Heritage spots in Gifu prefecture, Shirakawago and the famous "Little Kyoto" Hida Takayama, with this 1-day trip that departs from the ESCA near Nagoya Station. This is a popular day tour for those who wish to travel to these famous locations in one day from a very convenient, central meeting point near Nagoya Station. Relish the lunch including local ingredients such as the famous Hida-Beef. 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 hours
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
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 a traditional onsen (hot springs) and enjoying a traditional Japanese multi-course (kaiseki) dinner. 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).
• 8 hours
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
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
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 snow monkeys, the famous Zenkoji Temple, Chikuma River, Obuse Town, and relax in a traditional onsen (hot spring).
• 8 hours