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Get in touch with nature and enjoy the quiet of the forests with hiking and trekking tours, or fly from tree to tree with ziplining tours. From rock climbing to caving, and even meeting the local wildlife, adventure is waiting for you.
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  1. No.1
    Come see the red-crowned cranes of Hokkaido, as they play and dance freely over the snow. Choose from 3 or 5 hour courses to further enjoy the tour. Ideal for birdwatchers and photography lovers!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD157.23

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Visit Akan's 3 biggest lakes by taxi and marvel at the clarity of Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo and Lake Akan. You can also check out the Japanese Crane Nature Park!
    Pick-up Provided

    USD366.86

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. No.3
    Discover the best of Yakushima, from magical Shirataniunsuikyou, to Yakusugi Land, or Ryujinsugi with an English speaking guide who will share their passion for adventure.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD117.83

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  4. Visit one of the most scenic places in Japan, Itsukushima Shrine and marvel at the towering Grand Torii. Visit Daishoin Temple before hiking up Mount Misen for an overlooking view of Seto Inland Sea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD103.69

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Step into the vast and open wilderness of Hokkaido's Nemuro region, with the huge Lake Furen and seemingly never-ending swathes of wetlands, forest, and more. Half and Full Day courses available.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD41.47

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  6. Enjoy the great nature of eastern Hokkaido with a private guide to show you the special beauty of winter in Hokkaido in safety and comfort.
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    From USD440.67

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  7. Set out on a guided trekking tour to the largest lake in Shiretoko, Rausu. The peak of Mt. Rausu is just beyond the lake, creating a picture perfect scene.
    English Available
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  8. See Japan's iconic bird, the red-crowned crane, in various parts of the Hokkaido landscape on this bus tour. Visit the crane park take in the view at both Kushiro Onsen and Hosooka Observatories.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD42.42

    Daily
    (morning)
  9. Join your guide for a quick tour of Shiratani Unsuikyo or see the Japanese cedars of Yakusugi Land! Perfect for those with limited time but wish to explore the island and experience the magic of the real-life version of Princess Mononoke's Forest.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD117.83

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  10. Using snowshoes, trek out to see a scenic waterfall that pours out from a cliff. Many wild deer, birds, and other animals native to the Hokkaido region can often be seen while walking.
    English Available

    From USD37.70

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Trek your way to the summit of the active volcano, Mt. Asama. Have an experienced nature guide navigate the trail for you while he/she explains the history and wildlife inhabiting this historic volcano.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD42.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  12. Take a refreshing break into the woods and tour the splendid nature sites of Karuizawa. See the majestic Shiraito and Ryugaeshi-no-Taki waterfalls with your friendly guide as they help you navigate your way to these sites.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD56.56

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  13. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you take a leisurely hike along the trail of Mt. Yoshino in Nara. Beautiful all year round, you can enjoy wonderful seasonal scenery at any time of the year.
    English Available

    USD94.26

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Enjoy a scenic hike up Mount Misen for a panoramic view of Miyajima island and the Seto inland sea. Learn about the regional history as head up to the shrine that was built over 1,200 years ago.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD114.53

    Daily
    5.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Choose between Kuromidake, Tachudake, Aikodake, and Mocchumu. Find the peak that suits your level and set out on to see the view from up top!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD117.83

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  16. Leave the cedars behind and tour the rest of the island, from waterfalls, an undersea hot spring, the Chinese banyan forest, an old lighthouse and other World Heritage sites.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD108.40

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  17. Stroll through the otherworldly Jigokudani Valley under the moonlight, carrying only a torch. Watch the skies for the many shooting stars that can be seen in this area.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD18.66

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  18. Set out through the mangroves and make your way to the towering Pinaisara falls or the scenic Sangara waterfall on fun outdoor adventures.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD80.12

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. Explore the nature trails around Nemuro, and experience the true natural beauty of Hokkaido! Walk by yourself or with a qualified guide, and personalize your adventure. Available all year round!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD57.03

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  20. Bird Watching Tour in Nemuro Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu
    Enjoy wild bird watching in Nemuro, an area famous for having over 360 kinds of birds, about two thirds of Japan's wild birds! From summer to winter, you can see them in all seasons.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD57.03

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)

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