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.
Departs daily on request.
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This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points.