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1-Day Matsumoto Castle & Local Food Experience Tour provided by Snow Monkey Resorts

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1-Day Matsumoto Castle & Local Food Experience Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Any vehicles operated by Snow Monkey Resorts, will include a plastic partition in the vehicle that will totally separate the driver from the passengers. The driver will also wear a mask and gloves.
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Overview
Japan’s food culture is renowned throughout the world and as one of the country’s primary agricultural regions, there’s no better place to get hands-on and indulge in the local cuisine than Nagano!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Nagano Station
    Japan, 〒380-0921 長野県長野市大字栗田59
    Meet with your guide at 08:45 at the Information Board of JR Nagano station directly across from the Shinkansen gates.
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  • 1
    Daio Wasabi Farm
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kametaya Sake Brewery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Matsumoto Castle
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Nagano Station
    Japan, 〒380-0921 長野県長野市大字栗田59
    Meet with your guide at 08:45 at the Information Board of JR Nagano station directly across from the Shinkansen gates.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Nagano Station, Japan, 〒380-0921 長野県長野市大字栗田59
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transportation from Nagano Station to Matsumoto Castle, other attractions and back to Nagano Station
  • Entry to Daio Wasabi Farm and fresh wasabi for use at lunch
  • Soba-making experience including lunch
  • Sake tasting
  • Entry to Matsumoto Castle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Daio Wasabi Farm
  • Entry/Admission - Kametaya Sake Brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Matsumoto Castle
Exclusions
  • Additional food, snacks and drinks
  • Shinkansen/bullet or other train tickets
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Please wear suitable shoes for walking
  • The itinerary is based on the traffic conditions being optimal. We will adjust the schedule according to traffic conditions and pace of the group on the day of the tour
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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John L wrote a review Nov 2019
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This is truly an amazing tour! Amazing local experiences. Never thought about what is a real wasabi, how hard (or easy) it is to make soba, and how to eat soba like a local with wasabi. The day finished with a magnificent castle in Matsumoto. The tour guide Chieko was really
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Responded Nov 22, 2019
Thanks for taking the time to review us John! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with Chieko and could experience and taste some of what makes Nagano unique! Thank you for choosing us and all the best with the rest of your travels in Japan!
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Roxana F wrote a review Sep 2019
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My husband and I were looking to fill a day in the nagano area during one of our trips and decided to try to this tour. It was perfect!! The organization is perfect and instructions are very clear. The transport was very comfortable and timely. As for the activities
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Date of experience: September 2019
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LyceTherece
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Fantastic experience with a fantastic company!
AMAZING Valentine's Day! Our guide (Peter, I believe) was absolutely fantastic, offering information, fun facts and
brandtgreg
brandtgreg
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Great Tour!
We went on this tour last weekend and had a great time. Peter was our guide and he was extremely well organized an
Almiro C
Almiro C
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Terrific experience, fantastic walking encyclopaedia guide, a must do in Nagano, highly recommend it!
Simply put, our tour was an amazing experience. Our terrific guide, Peter, was a friendly, informed fountain of kno
Krishana7983
Krishana7983
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Highly recommended tour!!
Highly recommended tour!! Thank you Haruna-san (tour guide) for making the trip fun , comfortable and informative.
PJDG
PJDG
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Great day out with an excellent tour operator
The tour was great, well run, and punctual. Peter (our tour guide) struck a perfect balance between explaining t
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T4797XZchristophers
T4797XZchristophers
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fun
Will do it again next year. the tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the land marks. Enjoyed my tim
LANDROLLIN_EWO
LANDROLLIN_EWO
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A must do if near Nagano
The explanation for the temple and sake your was something that I'll be able to take with me. The monkey park was b
MCJ62
MCJ62
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Snow monkey tour
What a fun tour this was! Our tour guide, Peter, was amazing. He is so knowledgeable and thorough. Going on this
MiyukiK49
MiyukiK49
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Wonderful tour!!
It a wonderful tour very enjoyable!! We have a great time specially with our guide Peter that was very funny and he
tropicgirl39
tropicgirl39
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Fabulous
We were so impressed and thrilled that we made the decision to go with this tour. It was the highlight of our holi
TravelKidsFor4
TravelKidsFor4
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Fantastic Tour!
FANTASTIC tour and guide. We had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to visit these p
jaomeiwa
jaomeiwa
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A Delightful Escape to Nagano
I lucked out with my booking timing and ended up getting a private tour with Peter as my guide. The inspiration for
alberthM2807CP
alberthM2807CP
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Great, Fantastic, and Eye-Opening
Peter, the guide, was very knowledge about the area. As well as extremely friendly. Highly recommend.
Mikachu275
Mikachu275
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Amazing
Our host was in training however she did an amazing job. The hosts were knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely woul
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