Japan features great cycling trails that showcase the best of its modernity mixed with ancient traditional and incredibly beautiful natural landscapes. From cycling the 5 lakes of Mt Fuji and Mt Fuji itself on the extensive routes and options for day and multi-day pedalling to the casual rides of the Imperial Palace Sprint and the famed Shimanami Kaido Cycling Road crossing islands of bridges and overlooking the Seto Inland Sea, there is no shortage of diverse landscapes and terrain to explore on two ...
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  1. Classic Noto Peninsula Cycling 6D5N, Supported with a Guide & Vehicle

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    Route: Tokyo/Kyoto - Kanazawa - Noto Peninsula - Kyoto

    Take up the challenge to explore some of Japan's most spellbinding scenery by bike as you cycle the beautiful Noto Peninsula between Kanazawa and Kyoto. Admire beautiful coastal vistas, rice paddies, charming fishing villages and the many temples of Kyoto over six incredible days of sightseeing as you tackle varied terrain on two wheels.

    This unique journey traverses undulating coastal pathways along the Noto Peninsula, the northern half of Ishikawa Prefecture, which extends 100 kilometers into the Sea of Japan. Along the way, visit major attractions such as the beautiful gardens of Kanazawa, the historic morning market in the fishing village of Wajima, the beautiful rice paddies of Senmida and the natural hot spring in Wakura before arriving in the iconic city of Kyoto. Spend your final day discovering the history of Kyoto on a circular cycling route taking in the many temples and historic sites of this extraordinary destination.

    Twin share ensuite accommodation is included each night at comfortable three-star lodging along the route (four or five-star accommodation is also available on request). There will be countless opportunities to sample a wide variety of authentic Japanese food during the tour, celebrating the abundant produce of the region.

    This fascinating tour includes five nights’ accommodation, five breakfasts and dinners, self-guided cycling (with support vehicle), bike and equipment rental, daily transfers, rail transfers from either Tokyo or Kyoto to Kanazawa at the start of the tour as well as all admission fees for listed attractions on the itinerary.

    Head off the beaten track on a once-in-a-lifetime journey along Japan’s unspoiled coastline. Challenge yourself with a cycling tour that will introduce you to an area of awe-inspiring natural beauty and historic charm. Witness iconic Japanese sites and picture postcard landscapes on diverse itinerary full of intrigue and delight.

    Departure Dates

    Depart daily on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

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    Tokyo
    Route: Tokyo/Kyoto - Kanazawa - Noto Peninsula - Kyoto Take up the challenge to explore some of Japan's most spellbinding scenery by bike ...
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    From $4,743.52 Per Person, Twin Share
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  2. Iconic Mt Fuji Summit Hike & Bike 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Embrace a transformative odyssey to the sacred summit of Japan's towering crest, Mount Fuji. Amidst panoramas that ignite the soul, succumb to the allure of gifting nature with celestial blossoms. Venture beyond the confines of the ordinary, sanctify three days to etch indelible memories, scaling the exhilarating heights of Fuji's divine embrace. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of enlightening encounters, enveloped by the rustic charm that serenades your ascent.

    Embark on this ego-boosting and sensational trip with a personalised pick-up from Tokyo or the Mount Fuji area with an informative orientation on the trek. Arrive at Mount Fuji Fujinomiya 5th station and begin the ascent on the Fujinomiya route. Reach the 8th station to dine and sleep in a mountain hut and wake the next morning to climb to the mountain's summit at sunrise. Savour the sunrise atop Japan's zenith and begin a descent filled with satisfaction down to the 5th station for lunch and rest. Depart for Satoyama to experience a luxury glamping experience and sensational cuisines as rewards for your ascension feat. Proceed to Shiraito Falls to drink in charming views of thundering water cascades and draw the curtain of the trip by touring the perimeter of Mount Fuji's foothills with an e-bike.

    Spend two nights of the trip resting at the 8th station Akaiwa Hachigo Mountain Hut and Satoyama Vacation Retreat. Both accommodations offer unique mountain experiences while featuring dorm-style and glamping facilities, such as beds and sleeping bags, a kitchen, fridge, fire pits, and bathrooms. Meals are exotic and delicious, comprising farm-to-table barbecue delights and local ingredients.

    The expedition includes 2 nights of accommodation on a group-share basis, with one night in Akaiwa Hachigo Mountain Hut and the other in Satoyama Glamping Resort. Pick-up services are available, as well as English guides. A fully guided trek with an itinerary curated to help you maximise the best sights, sounds, and meals of the region.

    Join an enthusiastic group of adventurers to explore one of the world’s most fascinating peaks, Mount Fuji. Ascend its ethereal summit, dive into the beauty of rural Japan, and create memories of a journey that truly transcends the ordinary.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Embrace a transformative odyssey to the sacred summit of Japan's towering crest, Mount Fuji. Amidst panoramas that ignite the soul, succumb to the allure ...
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    From $2,545.78 Per Person, Twin Share
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  3. Luxury Japan Cycle 8D7N (The Noto Peninsula to Kyoto), Fully Guided

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    A spectacular adventure opening doors to varying aspects of Japanese culture, from the peculiar towns to the homely ryokans, breathtaking landscapes, famous rituals, and delectable cuisine. Tap into Japan up-close and beyond your imaginations on this invigorating 8-day bike voyage traversing The Noto Peninsula to Kyoto.

    Your amazing journey begins in Kyoto. Bike the Noto Peninsula’s coast past cliffs, fjords, and fishing villages, and be thrown into a world of tranquility at our quaint ryokan accommodations. Put on a lovely yukata (robe) and relish a traditional kaiseki-style dinner. Cycle past the famed Shiroyone Senmaida, a cliff with a mosaic of terraced rice paddies as an overlay. Experience the classic countryside of Notojima (or Noto Island), biking the island’s forested hills and quiet country roads. Shop for unique souvenirs and get a traditional shiatsu massage. Ride along the Toyama Bay and go round the base of the Japanese Alps. Encounter stunning panoramas as you cruise across the magnificent Shinminato Bridge. Bike to Yatsuo, and visit hilltop Kinbyōzan Zuisen-Ji, a scenic Buddhist temple famed for its Zen garden. Traverse the picturesque streets of historic Kyoto, famed for its traditional wooden buildings and merchant shops. Visit the Fushimi Inari-Taisha, a famous Shinto temple dating to AD 711. Take in stunning sweeping views of the surrounding terrain and Kyoto from the peak of the iconic Inari hill.

    Unwind in these magnificent hotels, perfectly hand-picked for you; indulge in a relaxing bath at the indoor or outdoor hot spring at Notonosho Ryokan or read a great book as you sip your favorite alcohol in Bar Okuto in Matsuno Midori. Relish a therapeutic time viewing gorgeous art pieces at the Art Walk in River Retreat Garaku. Visit the exquisite spa at Four Seasons Kyoto, reveling in Japanese wellness rituals.

    This luxury package includes 7 nights’ accommodations in luxury hotels on a twin-share basis. You will be escorted by two support vans and three tour leaders on each departure for an average 6:1 guest-to-leader ratio. With multiple biking options to choose from each day accommodating varied activity levels and giving you the freedom to enjoy the best of a region at your own pace. An experience tailored to suit your priorities and personal style; bike in true comfort.

    Let yourself feel the ambience of this magnificent land showcasing a beautiful blend of culture and modernity. Immerse into a culture deep in history and tradition as you embrace Japan’s serene natural wonders.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    A spectacular adventure opening doors to varying aspects of Japanese culture, from the peculiar towns to the homely ryokans, breathtaking landscapes, famous rituals, and ...
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    From $10,956.50 Per Person, Twin Share
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  4. Kyoto & Nara Explorer Cycle & Walk 5D4N, Self Guided (with Support Vehicle)

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    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Nara

    Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by bike on a five-day, four-night exploration of the extraordinary surroundings of Kyoto and Nara. This fully-supported tour offers the ideal introduction to a region rich in cultural heritage, ancient folklore and iconic landscapes. Experience days filled with discovery before relaxing in comfort each night in traditional Japanese lodging.

    The tour begins in Kyoto and from here explores the mountains and valleys of a unique and unspoilt region. Over five fascinating days, the tour takes in the most picturesque and culturally significant locations surrounding Kyoto and Nara including the hot springs at Kurama; the quaint town of Ohara, surrounded by rice paddies and famed for its temples, beautiful gardens and local produce market; the ancient township of Sakamoto; the beautiful city of Uji and the plantations of Wazuka, where Ujicha tea is grown. This multi-faceted itinerary combines hiking, cycling and sightseeing allowing time at each stop for further exploration and discovery.

    Accommodation each night is at a different location in traditional Japanese lodging, close to local attractions. Enjoy country-style home cooked meals utilising local, seasonal ingredients before retiring to your comfortable private room and awakening to a hearty breakfast and a day full of fascinating adventures.

    This immersive tour includes four nights handpicked Japanese accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, fully supported cycling, equipment hire and luggage transfers. You will be collected from Kyoto to begin the tour and transferred to Nara at its conclusion.

    Step back in time and experience the rich heritage, striking mountain scenery and charming local hospitality of an iconic Japanese destination. Escape the pace of modern-life and immerse in the traditions of an ancient culture, exploring revered religious shrines and temples nestled in idyllic rural locations.

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    Departs daily year round on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Route: Kyoto - Kurama - Ohara - Uji - Nara Explore some of Japan's natural and man-made treasures on foot and by bike on ...
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    From $4,337.49 Per Person, Twin Share
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  5. Luxury Mt Fuji Walk (Ochudo Trail) & Lake Yamanakako Cycle 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels and by foot. Over two incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park and Lake Yamanakako, located at the northern base of Mount Fuji, on this fascinating, fully-guided package.

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 3,776m. The beautiful cone-shaped mountain is located west of Tokyo, surrounded by lakes in a national park and has long been revered by Japanese people for its historical and spiritual significance. This compact itinerary is the ideal introduction to a fascinating region, rich in cultural heritage. The journey begins at the largest of the five lakes, Lake Yamanakako before climbing Mount Fuji’s northern slopes on the Fuji Subaru Line. Admire spectacular views of the Fuji Five Lakes below before descending once more and exploring the remaining Lakes: Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko and Motosuko.

    You can choose to stay at Fuji View Hotel (4 Star) or Konansou Ryokan (5 Star).

    4 Star Option: Overlooking Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji View Hotel offers spacious modern accommodations surrounded by gorgeous Japanese gardens with lush greenery. Your moderate Japanese room has Mount Fuji views. Here, enjoy Japanese/traditional French cuisine.

    5 Star Option: Spend two nights' enjoying the gentle hospitality at Konansou Ryokan, a traditional Japanese Ryokan, situated within the Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen resort at the base of Mount Fuji. This charming Ryokan takes in panoramic views of the snow-topped peak of Mount Fuji and offers Japanese and Western style guest rooms with its own private open-air hot spring baths and ensuites. Here, enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and regional specialities.

    This tour package includes one nights' accommodation at Konansou Ryokan (or Fuji View Hotel), meals as mentioned in the itinerary, two days of guided cycling and walking, daily hotel pickup and drop off as well as transfers from and to Kawaguchiko Station at the beginning and end of your trip.

    Embrace a classic Japanese experience among spectacular scenery on this engaging and inspiring journey. Traverse mesmerising landscapes admiring Japan’s most famous icon from near and far as you learn of this history and significance of this beautiful region.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request from March - November.

    Price

    4 Star Option: from $1,650 AUD per person, twin share*

    5 Star Option: from $1,850 AUD per person, twin share*

    * Departures during weekends, peak season, and Japanese public holidays will be subject to supplementary charges.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Lake Kawaguchiko
    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels and by foot. Over two incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park ...
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  6. Mt Fuji & Fuji Five Lakes Luxury Cycling 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels as you cycle the extraordinary surroundings of Mount Fuji. Over three incredible days, explore this UNESCO-listed national park and the Fuji Five Lakes region, located at the northern base of Mount Fuji, on this fascinating, fully-guided package.

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 3,776m. The beautiful cone-shaped mountain is located west of Tokyo, surrounded by lakes in a national park and has long been revered by Japanese people for its historical and spiritual significance. This compact itinerary is the ideal introduction to a fascinating region, rich in cultural heritage. The journey begins at the largest of the Five Lakes, Lake Yamanakako before climbing Mount Fuji’s northern slopes on the Fuji Subaru Line. Admire spectacular views of the Fuji Five Lakes below before descending once more and exploring the remaining Lakes: Kawaguchiko, Saiko, Shojiko and Motosuko.

    Your can choose to stay at Fuji View Hotel (4 Star) or Konansou Ryokan (5 Star).

    4 Star Option: Overlooking Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji View Hotel offers spacious modern accommodations surrounded by gorgeous Japanese gardens with lush greenery. Your Moderate Japanese Room has Mount Fuji views. Here, enjoy Japanese/traditional French cuisine.

    5 Star Option: Spend two nights' enjoying the gentle hospitality at Konansou Ryokan, a traditional Japanese Ryokan, situated within the Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen resort at the base of Mount Fuji. This charming Ryokan takes in panoramic views of the snow-topped peak of Mount Fuji and offers Japanese and Western style guest rooms with its own private open-air hot spring baths and ensuites. Here, enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and regional specialities.

    This tour package includes 2 nights' accommodation at Fuji View Hotel, two breakfasts and two dinners, three days of guided cycling with equipment and refreshments, daily hotel pickup and drop off as well as transfers from and to Kawaguchiko Station at the beginning and end of your trip.

    Embrace a classic Japanese experience among spectacular scenery on this engaging and inspiring journey. Traverse mesmerising landscapes admiring Japan’s most famous icon from near and far as you learn of this history and significance of this beautiful region.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request from May - October.

    Price

    4 Star Option: from $1,780 AUD per person, twin share*

    5 Star Option: from $2,450 AUD per person, twin share*

    * Departures during weekends, peak season, and Japanese public holidays will be subject to supplementary charges.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Lake Kawaguchiko
    Experience some of Japan's most iconic and memorable locations on two wheels as you cycle the extraordinary surroundings of Mount Fuji. Over three incredible ...
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    From $1,456.57 Per Person, Twin Share
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  7. Hiroshima, Miyajima & Shimanami Kaido Cycle & Kayak 4D3N, Partially Guided

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    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima

    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and paddle the Seto Inland Sea. Your adventure is enhanced by boutique accommodation, refined dinning and professional tour services. The tour is escorted by an English speaking tour coordinator and local guides, offering a high level of comfort and convenience.

    Your trip starts from Hiroshima, which is easily accessed by train or flight from all major cities of Japan. You will enjoy a self guided walk to the summit of Misen Mountain on Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, and has long been regarded as an Island of the Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. You'll stay on the World Heritage Miyajima Island, featuring Japanese-style accommodation with beautiful surrounding views.

    Day 2, you'll enjoy a lifetime full day guided kayaking experience by paddling the calming Seto Inland Sea and getting close to the big Torii, the gate of Itsukushima Shrine.

    Then cycle the Shimanami Kaido cycling route 70km over two days in comfort. By spend one night in Onomichi. The entire cycling trip is fully supported with a supporting vehicle. You only need to carry a daypack.

    The package includes two day supported cycling, all transfers (train & ferry), boutique accommodation, most meals as well as all bike rentals.

    Combining the best Japan cycling experience with boutique accommodation, this is the memorable adventure on the world famous Shimanami Kaido route and beyond.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Hiroshima
    Route: Hiroshima - Miyajima Island - Shimanami Kaido Cycling - Hiroshima Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike and by kayak. Cycle the ...
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    From $3,106.49 Per Person, Twin Share
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  8. Hiroshima, Miyajima & Shimanami Kaido Luxury Cycling 3D2N

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    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike on the Shimanami Kaido cycling route across the Seto Inland Sea and across six islands. Your luxury cycling experience is enhanced by luxury accommodation, refined dinning and fully supported cycling crew throughout the trip.

    Your trip starts from Hiroshima, which is easily accessed by train or flight from all major cities in Japan. You will enjoy a guided walk to the summit of Misen Mountain on Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, which has long been regarded as an Island of the Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. Your luxurious modern room on the island features the views of the five-story pagoda and Senjokaku of Itsukushima Shrine. At sunset, enjoy fantastic views of stone lanterns lighting up the ocean.

    On day 2 you'll cycle the world-famous Shimanami Kaido route from Onomichi to Imabari (70km), fully supported by an English coordinator and a private car. Ride along the world's longest series of suspension bridges, across six islands and take in the scenic natural beauty. There are no large inclines and the entire route can be comfortably completed in a day by intermediate cyclists.

    On conclusion of the cycling journey, you'll be transferred to a secluded hot spring retreat, where you can soak in the hot spring bath and enjoy traditional kaiseki dishes utilising the rich seasonal ingredients of Setouchi.

    The package includes two day guided cycling and walking, transfers, luxury accommodation, all meals as well as all bike rentals. The tour is fully supported with a supporting vehicle/tour coordinator for the entire cycling trip. You only need to carry a daypack.

    Combining the best Japan cycling experience with luxury boutique accommodation and refined cuisine, this is luxury cycling adventure on the world famous Shimanami Kaido route.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Price

    Group of 2 people: from $3,650 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 4 people: from $2,895 AUD per person, twin share

    Group of 6 or more people: on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

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    Hiroshima
    Experience Japan's spectacular island and culture by bike on the Shimanami Kaido cycling route across the Seto Inland Sea and across six islands. Your ...
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    From $2,281.53 Per Person, Twin Share
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  9. Japan Alps to Sea Deluxe Walk & Cycle 8D7N, Fully Guided

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    Route: Tokyo - Okuhida - Kamikochi National Park - Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Tateyama Alpine Route - Toyama - Noto Peninsula

    A deluxe walking and cycling journey from the Alps to the Sea. Hike the Japanese Alps, visit the UNESCO-listed Shirakawa-go village and cycle the rustic countryside of Hida Furukawa and Notojima Island. This action-packed 8 day adventure allows you to travel down the less visited path, explore dramatic alps, blissful beaches and visit small mountain and coastal villages. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty, amazing history, and enchanting culture of Japan.

    A train journey from Tokyo to Matsumoto starts your adventure in Japan's Alps. Japan is a country of mountains. With over seventy-percent of the country being mountainous terrain, it’s no wonder that mountains have religious and cultural importance to the Japanese. In particular, the Japan Alps region offers stunning views of scenic alpine landscapes.

    No Japan Alps trip would be complete without hiking in Kamikochi, the crown jewel of the Japanese Alps and one of Japan’s most famous hiking destinations, where you'll enjoy clear skies, spectacular mountains, and bright blue river streams.

    You will walk to discover traditionally thatched houses in Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO's World Heritage Site.

    Enjoy a guided cycling tour exploring a rustic countryside that is blessed with lush greenery and a landscape dotted with farm houses and sprawling rice fields.

    Enjoy the pampered comfort of authentic Japanese ryokans, soak in Okuhida Onsen's famous hot spring bath and taste the freshest ingredients prepared exquisitely for you.

    Hike along the best sections of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, known as the “Roof of Japan".

    Cycle around Notojima Island, which a rich source of traditional Japanese culture. Be amazed by the Senmaida Rice Terraces -1004 tiny rice fields on a single slope stretching down to the sea, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their long agricultural tradition.

    The deluxe accommodation is hand picked for this package, including some of the best 4 & 5 star hotels and luxury ryokans.

    Most meals are included for the duration of the tour. You will enjoy authentic and delicious local cuisine. Please refer the itinerary for the meal inclusion.

    The tour includes 7 nights accommodation, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, English guiding and all transportation mixed by private car and local public transportation.

    This is a deluxe journey from Japan Alps to Sea replete with natural beauty and rich history. You'll return invigorated and inspired with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tokyo
    Route: Tokyo - Okuhida - Kamikochi National Park - Takayama - Shirakawa-go - Tateyama Alpine Route - Toyama - Noto Peninsula A deluxe walking ...
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    From $7,437.53 Per Person, Twin Share
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