Discover Matsumoto (from Matsumoto)

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Discover the best places to visit in Matsumoto
From¥10,885

~ USD 102.28

Discover the best places to visit in Matsumoto
From¥10,885

~ USD 102.28

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  • Toyota Alphard1-5 People, 2-6 SuitcasesStart Time: 09:00
  • HiAce Grand Cabin 1-8 People, 9 SuitcasesStart Time: 09:00
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1 Day (9 Hours)
Availability : All year round
THIS TOUR STARTS FROM A LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE IN MATSUMOTO.

You can pick your hotel, a train station or any other location as long as it is located within MATSUMOTO CITY.

If you would like our assistance in reaching MATSUMOTO, please book a customized bespoke tour instead.

 

PRICES START FROM:

+ JPY15,736 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 5 PEOPLE (TOYOTA ALPHARD) = JPY78,680/GROUP

+ JPY10,885 PER PERSON FOR A GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE (HIACE GRAND CABIN) = JPY87,080/GROUP


Each booking will be charged per vehicle, irrespective of the number of passengers. The price per person will depend on the number of passengers in your group travelling in a single vehicle. Please note the maximum occupancy limits for each vehicle while booking. 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE?

+ Vehicle designated in selected package (either a Toyota Alphard or HiAce Grand Cabin)

+ English speaking driver (the driver is not a guide & may only have basic English skills)

+ Tolls, Highway Fees, Parking Fees, Fuel (and other associated vehicle costs for this itinerary)

 

SEAT PLAN
Toyota Alphard
HiAce Grand Cabin

 

HOW CAN I ADD A TOUR GUIDE?

Pick a date & package; press the PROCEED BOOKING button. The next screen will offer you the option to add on a REGION EXPERT (a local guide with expert knowledge of the area, its history and culture) for an additional fee. Other add-ons may also be available.

 

ITINERARY

This private package tour will start at a location of your choice within MATSUMOTO and then proceed to your chosen destination options.

Please type in three options from the following options after pressing the PROCEED BOOKING button.

Option 01: Matsumoto Castle (Recommended)

Option 02: Matsumoto Museum of Art (Recommended)

Option 03: Nakamachi Street (Recommended)

Option 04: Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

Option 05: Timepiece Museum

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Matsumoto is the second largest city in Nagano Prefecture. It is most famous for Matsumoto Castle, one of Japan’s most beautiful original castles.

We start off in a mountain city on Japan’s main island, Matsumoto. After picking you up in one of our luxurious private vehicles, we will drive you through some truly spectacular views to the three destinations of your choice.

 

Option 01: Matsumoto Castle (Recommended)

Matsumoto Castle Private Package Tours

Matsumoto Castle is one of five castles designated as ‘National Treasures of Japan’ and the oldest castle donjon remaining in Japan. Construction began in 1592 of the elegant black and white structure with its three turrets. Because of the elegant black walls, Matsumoto Castle is sometimes called ‘Crow Castle’.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY610 per person / Elementary and Junior High School Students: JPY300 per person

*Closed on December 29~31

 

Option 02: Matsumoto Museum of Art (Recommended)

Matsumoto Museum of Art Private Package Tour

Matsumoto Museum of Art’s most popular attraction is their permanent Yayoi Kusama works. Kusama was born in Matsumoto and was able to find relief from her visual and auditory hallucinations through her artistic expressions. Walking through her display in the museum is like walking through her world. With a collection of works starting from childhood, to an apartment of glowing dots and rooms of infinite reflections the viewer gets a sense of the artist’s reality.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY410 per person / Students: JPY200 per person

*Closed on Monday, December 29~January 2

 

Option 03: Nakamachi Street (Recommended)

Nakamichi Street Private Package Tour

Nakamachi is a small section of Matsumoto’s town center with streets lined by nicely preserved, old buildings. The area is where the city’s merchants used to live during the Edo Period, and today, the types of buildings here reflect this history. Some of the buildings house small shops, restaurants and ryokan.

 

Option 04: Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

The Japan Ukiyoe Museum Private Package Tour

Japan Ukiyo-e Museum is a print maker’s dream, holding the largest private collection of ukiyo-e (woodblock prints), paintings screens and old books in the world. The Sakai family has collected more than 100,000 pieces over several generations.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY1000 per person / Students: JPY500 per person

*Closed on Monday

 

Option 05: Timepiece Museum

Matsumoto Timepiece Museum Private Package Tour

In the 49th year of the Showa era (1974), Mr. Chikazo Honda donated his collection of old western and Japanese timepieces, hoping many people could enjoy it for a long time. Over the course of time, some citizens donated more timepieces and enriched the collection, which led to the opening of Matsumoto Timepiece Museum on September 1, 2002.

Entrance fee (separate from tour price, to be purchased on the spot)
Adults: JPY300 per person

*Closed on Monday, December 29~January 3

 


 

The tour will end with us dropping you off at a location of your choice in Matsumoto.

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