3-Day Private Tokyo and Nagano: Snow Monkeys, Tsukiji Market and Bullet Train

Take the bullet train to Nagano, round-trip from Tokyo, and explore both cities with a knowledgeable private guide. You’ll get an authentic taste of Japanese customs as you watch vendors selling seafood at Tsukiji Market, enjoy an Izakaya-style dinner at a Tokyo restaurant and tour the Zenkoji Temple.
Soak in an amazing ‘onsen’ (hot springs bath), and be entertained by the snow monkeys at Jigokudani Monkey Park. This private three-day tour is an ideal way to experience Japan’s cultural and culinary delights.
* Duration: 3 days
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Rail Tours




Take the bullet train to Nagano, round-trip from Tokyo, and explore both cities with a knowledgeable private guide. You’ll get an authentic taste of Japanese customs as you watch vendors selling seafood at Tsukiji Market, enjoy an Izakaya-style dinner at a Tokyo restaurant and tour the Zenkoji Temple.
Soak in an amazing ‘onsen’ (hot springs bath), and be entertained by the snow monkeys at Jigokudani Monkey Park. This private three-day tour is an ideal way to experience Japan’s cultural and culinary delights.

Itinerary

Day 1: Tokyo- Meeting

Stop At: Asakusa, Taito Tokyo Prefecture
Arrive in Tokyo and check in to your hotel any time before an orientation at 4pm.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto
Follow your guide on a two-hour walking tour of Tokyo at night. Soak up the amazing atmosphere of Shinjuku or Shibuya.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto
Dine at the local restaurant as the Japanese do – seated on tatami mats at low tables – and share a delectable selection of Izakaya-style dishes that you guide will recommend you.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan
Get back to the accommodation and recharge the energy for the next day

Meals included:
• Dinner: Izakaya style (Japanese pub)
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Sunroute Asakusa which is 10 mins away from the most famous Lantan of Asakusa Senso-ji Temple

Day 2: Tsukiji Fish Market and travel to Nagano by bullet train

Stop At: Tsukiji Fish Market, 4-14-2, Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 Tokyo Prefecture
We will visit the Tsukiji Fish Market. You will see amazing selections of seafood, vegetables, fruits and snacks throuout the crowded alleys
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, 6845 Heion, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture
Depending on the weather, we will visit the snow monkey park. There will be a 40 minute walk in the moutain.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Yudanaka Onsen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture
Time permitting visit a local sake brewery, otherwise you will visit it on the next day.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yudanaka Onsen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture
Relax while experiencing the bath at the hot hotspring
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yudanaka Onsen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture
Dine at the ryokan trying local Japanese dishes
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: At Tsukiji Fish Market
• Lunch: Lunch box to eat while riding the bullet train.
• Dinner: Japanese dinner at ryokan
Accommodation included: Overnight at Japanese style Ryokan (hotel)

Day 3: Zenkoji temple and travel back to Tokyo

Stop At: Zenko-ji Temple, I-491 Motoyoshicho, Nagano 380-0851 Nagano Prefecture
Visit Zenko-ji temple which was built more than 1300 years ago.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nagano, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Koshinetsu, Chubu
Have a nice lunch before head back to Tokyo
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nagano, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Koshinetsu, Chubu
Ride the Bullet train back to Tokyo
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Tokyo Central Railway Station, 1-9-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005 Tokyo Prefecture
Conclude the tour and your guide will help you to find your way to your next adventure

Meals included:
• Breakfast: At the ryokan
• Lunch: your guide will recommend a great place for lunch
No accommodation included on this day.