MATSUMOTO

MATSUMOTO

The city of Matsumoto and its famous feudal castle, classified as a national cultural heritage site, is a city where history and modernity are mixed in an urban and rural atmosphere. Surrounded by the Japanese Alps and by a rich and preserved nature, it is an essential step in the heart of Japan, nestled between Tokyo, Mount Fuji and Takayama.
Let us guide you through Matsumoto and its surroundings, an opportunity to discover the Japanese hinterland, only a few hours away from the big cities.

Classic tour

You want to visit the main points of interest of the city ?
We will propose you a tour regrouping the inescapable ones of the city like:

  • Matsumoto Castle, a national cultural heritage site
  • The Historic Districts, Nawate Alley and Nakamachi District
  • The Ukiyo-e Museum, or Japanese Prints, the largest private collection in Japan with works by the famous artist Katsushika Hokusai
  • Kametaya sake brewery, visit and sake tasting

And more….

CUSTOMIZABLE TOUR

According to the list of places you wish to visit, we will establish the visit program taking into account the travel time.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact us via our contact form.

VISITS

A full day (9am-5pm) with a guide is as follows:

SchedulesProgram
9amThe guide will come to your hotel lobby or to your home
9am - 12pmVisit of the selected sites
12pm - 1pmLunch in a Japanese restaurant. If you wish to have lunch in a specific restaurant or if you have food allergies, please let us know
1pm - 5pmSecond part of the visits. At the end of the day, the guide will take you back to your hotel or home

A full half day (9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm) with a guide is as follows:

SchedulesProgram
9am or 1pmThe guide will come to your hotel lobby or to your home
9am - 1pm or 1pm-5pmVisit of the chosen sites and return to your hotel or home

RATES

 1/2 day1 day
(9am-5pm)
1 person¥15,000
(approx. $136.45)
¥25,000
(approx. $227.42)
2 people¥9,000
(approx. $81.87)
¥13,500
(approx. $122.81)
3 people¥6,500
(approx. $59.13)
¥9,500
(approx. $86.42)
4 people¥5,250
(approx. $47.76)
¥7,500
(approx. $68.23)
5 to 10 people¥23,000
(approx. $209.23)
¥38,000
(approx. $345.68)

* Prices shown are per person except for the 5 to 10 person line where the prices shown are for the group.

** Adult rate from 12 years old. 15% discount for children between 6 and 11 years old. Free for children under 6 years old.

*** For groups of more than 10 people, please contact us to know the applied rates.

These rates includeThese rates do not include

  • Fully privatized support

  • Planning and preparation of itineraries according to your desires and interests

  • Transportation costs for the guide to reach you and return to his home


  • Your personal expenses (transportation, meals, entrance fees, bike rental, etc.)

  • Any insurance (travel insurance, private insurance...)

  • The various entries of the guide (temples, museums, parks, etc.) as well as his transportation expenses during the day of visit

  • The lunch of your guide

Reservation and Contact

The payment and reservation process is as follows:

STEP 1: You make your reservation request via our reservation form.

STEP 2: We will respond within 48 hours and confirm your request.

STEP 3: Finalize the order. A secure payment link will be sent to you. The amount to be paid will represent 25% of the total amount.

* Please note that this deposit is not refundable in case of cancellation.

** Payment of the balance must be made in cash to the guide on the day of the tour.

*** Accepted currencies: only yen.

RESERVATION – VISITS

For all reservations, please fill in the reservation form – Visits

RESERVATION – VISITS

For all reservations, please fill in the reservation form – Visits

CONTACT

For more information, do not hesitate to contact us