Other Area Tours & Activities
Japan is full of locations with a rich cultural history and regions of enormous scenic beauty.
We offer a wide selection of regional day tours in places such as Takayama, Hiroshima, and Kyushu. There are also seasonal tours like the Mt. Fuji climbing Tour and the Snow Monkey Tour.
Wherever you go, whenever you go, we have a tour which will allow you to learn and explore the true Japan.
Takayama – Shirakawago
Shirakawago and Gokayama Bus Tour
Visit the historic World Heritage listed villages of Gokayama and Shirakawago, famous for their farmhouses constructed in the traditional “Gassho-zukuri” style. This style is characterised by a steeply slanting, thatched roof resembling two hands joined in prayer.
The remaining farmhouses have been well preserved along with a unique way of life untouched for centuries. Its serene picturesque scenery will linger in your mind.
Time: 8:15 – 15:10
Inclusions: English Speaking Guide, motorcoach transfer, admission fee, lunch
|Child (6 – 11 years old) $65|
Takayama & Furukawa
Takayama/Furukawa Cycling & Walking Tours
Discover the natural beauty of Takayama and Furukawa with a guided tour. Access some of the most remote and charming areas in Japan and discover the Satoyama village lifestyle.
Satoyama is a habitat where nature and humans closely coexist, where humans have become part of the ecosystem. It provides a glimpse of village life in Japan’s old days. The unique local culture is enriched with a balance of sustainability of land and human needs.
See the idyllic landscapes and traditions of another era and experience the kindness and generosity of the locals.
Inclusions: English Speaking Guide, rental bicycle (transportation, meals for some tours)
Price: From $68
1-Day Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour
Discover the World Heritage sites in Hiroshima and Miyajima Island all in one day.
You will be captivated by the floating vermillion tori gate and Itsukushima Shrine on the sea.
In Hiroshima city, witness and learn of the tragic results of war and the heart-rending stories and displays at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum.
Time: 10:30 – 17:30~18:00
Inclusions: English Speaking Guide, motorcoach transfer, admission fees
|Child (6 – 11 years old) $179|
Sumo Tour Nagoya Tournament
Watch a live sumo wrestling tournament, the national sport of Japan.
Sumo has a history spanning many centuries and is an important Japanese cultural tradition. It originated as a performance to entertain the Shinto deities in ancient times. Many ancient traditions have been preserved in sumo, and even today the sport includes many ritual elements such as the use of salt purification.
See the inherited traditions and feel the power and spirit of the wrestlers!
Time: 14:00 – 18:30-19:00
Inclusions: English Speaking Guide, transportation, admission fee, reserved seat
|Child (6 – 11 years old) $122|
Kumamoto Aso Tour by Route Bus
This tour is currently not available
Experience one of the world’s largest active volcanoes with a visit to the spectacular Mt Aso in Kumamoto.
After a lunch of local ‘Akaushi’ beef, take a stroll in the broad grassland of Kusasenri-ga-hama and enjoy the breathtaking sight of the 5 peaks of Mt Aso. The views from the ropeway are equally impressive as it takes you to the crater of Mt Nakadake. See the volcanic smoke billowing out from the large crater and catch a glimpse of the turquoise-coloured crater lake.
Time: 10:20 – 18:40
Inclusions: Route bus, lunch, Mt Aso Ropeway (round-trip)
|Child (6 – 11 years old) $94|
Mt Fuji 2-Day Climbing Tour
Are you tempted to climb the icon of Japan, Mt. Fuji?
Mt. Fuji is open for climbing only in the summer from 1st of July to 14th of September.
After all your hard work, you can see a spectacular sunrise from the top of the peak.
Snow Monkey Tour
Can you believe that wild monkeys take the Onsen (hot spring) bath?
Monkeys are adorable and watching them bathe in the onsen will make anyone smile.
Why don’t you take a rest from skiing/snowboarding and meet them.
Coming in the Japanese winter…