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3-Day Historic Ryokan stay

 and Optional activities Package

This area, which is called Nishitama, is a neighborhood located to the west of the metropolitan area in Tokyo. There are no crowds, no skyscrapers and no bustle of a city, but there are mountains, rivers, good old Japanese culture and sound of nature. It's a part of a national park. In such surroundings, people and nature coexist in harmony.

Day 1 ~Authentic Ryokan Experience~

Total Distance: 45km          Level: Hard     

Meet a guide in Tokyo

 

Pick up at major hotels or train stations in Tokyo.

⇒Please let us know where you are.

Head to the historic ryokan "Kabutoya" by a chartered vehicle.

                                                                         

Kabutoya Ryokan
 ~a historic Japanese-style inn~

Located in a mountain of Tokyo, this ryokan reaches an altitude of 750m above sea level. The traditional Japanese architectural structure which has the exterior with a thatched roof and the interior with Irori fireplace would totally rest your mind.

Traditional Japanese-style Room with Irori Fireplace
 & Luxurious Country Dishes for Dinner

Irori fireplace is a traditional open fireplace in Japan to make charcoal fire cooking while keeping the room warm. But it’s really rare nowadays and hard to find a ryokan with that.
In addition to that, a scenic view and a bathtub filled with hot spring will relax you enough.

Natural Hot Spring and Peculiar Spa

 

In addition to the bathtub in your room, there is another bathtub which is made of rock for all guests. Spa is also available at extra charges. They can give you a hamam-style (Turkish bath) spa, which is wrapping your body by herbal steam. Of course body, facial and scalp massages are on their list.

Day 2 & 3 ~Custom Itinerary~

Total Distance: 25km          Level: Easy  

1. Optional Experiences

Enjoy cultural experiences and outdoor activities during the daytime. You could also stay at the ryokan and spend a pleasant day. During the ryokan stay, complimentary drink is available.Please select 2 cultural experiences from the list below or 1 activity from the one-day excursions.

◆Cultural Experiences

 

AIZOME (藍染:Japanese Indigo Dyeing)Experience

NINJA Experience in an Old SAMURAI Residence

Photo Shooting with Wearing KIMONO in an Old SAMURAI Residence

WASHI (和紙:Japanese traditional paper) Hand Making Experience

・Excursion in a Lime Stone Cave

・Visiting the Second Tallest Buddha Statue in Japan

Monorail Ride to a Historic Residence which is an Important Cultural Property

・Visiting Historic Temples & Shrines
⇒For Example

・Visiting the Ornamental Combs and Hairpins Museum

Foot Bathing in Hot Spring & Short Walking for a Beautiful Riverview

・Short Walking the Path to the Waterfalls (Designated 100 Waterfalls in Japan)

・Savoring MATCHA (抹茶:Japanese Green Tea) & WAGASHI (Japanese Sweets)

・Tea Break with a Beautiful Scenic View at an Western Tea Garden

・Lunch with a Beautiful Scenic View at an Western Tea Garden

・Short Hiking at Mt. Mitake & Visiting a Historic Temple

Cycling in a Scenic Rural Area

◆Seasonal Options

 

・Viewing Beautiful Cherry Blossoms (early April)

・Viewing about 17,000 Azaleas in a Temple (during mid-April & early May)

・Viewing about 10,000 Hydrangeas in the Hydrangea Mountain (during mid-June & mid-July)

・Going to Riversides for Watching Fireflies at Night (during mid-June & mid-July)

・Viewing Beautiful Autumn Leaves (during November~December)

Rafting (during April~October)

Canyoning (during April~October)

*The best seasons vary depending on the year.

◆One Day Excursions◆
(Only 1 activity a day from this list)

 

・Hiking for Viewing Mt. Fuji

・Cycling along a River while Visiting Temples and more

・Forest Therapy® Road Walking & Soba Noodles Hand Making
⇒Click here for more information about Forest Therapy.

Day 4 ~River side in Tokyo~

Total Distance: 20km          Level: Easy  

1. Depart from JR Okutama Station

 

Enjoy the last moment spending your time leisurely in the middle of nature. After relaxing, you will go back to the metropolis Tokyo or more excursions in Japan.

2. Mr.Okabe ≪the landlord of 兜家旅館 KABUTOYA ryo Ladder

 

Mr.Okabe ≪the landlord of 兜家旅館 KABUTOYA ryokan≫
・The 19th head of Okabe family
・Forest therapy manager
・DJI Drone Specialist

     Tour Conditions

Inclusions

・English-speaking guide

・Electric bike Rental 

・Breakfast(Day2, 3)

・Lunch (Day1, 2, 3)

・Dinner (Day2)

・Accommodation (Day1, 2)

・Admission fees

​・Bike insurance

・Travel Insurance

Exclusions

・Transportation to and from Nishitama area

​・Raincoat

Meeting Point & Starting Time

JR Musashi-itsukaichi Station (JR武蔵五日市駅) at 10:30am

  ⇒Check the meeting point on a map

or JR Shinjuku Station (JR新宿駅) at 9:00am

Duration

3 Days

End Tour

JR Ome station (JR青梅駅) or JR Shinjuku station (JR新宿駅)

Cancellation Policy

▷If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

▷If you cancel between 8 and 13 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

▷If you cancel within 7 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Important Information

▷If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know when you book.

▷Please note that the tour itinerary and order may change.

▷Due to weather conditions, natural disasters or any other special conditions, we could cancel tours. When we cancel the tour, we will refund all the tour cost you paid.

Price (/person)

JPY ¥ 99,000 (5 persons or more /group)

JPY ¥ 119,000 (4 persons /group)

JPY ¥ 129,000 (3 persons /group)

JPY ¥ 149,000 (2 persons /group)

◇2-day travel package is also available◇

 *(Day1 & 2) tour or (Day2 & 3) tour can be chosen

JPY ¥ 69,000 (5 persons or more /group)

JPY ¥ 79,000 (4 persons /group)

JPY ¥ 89,000 (3 persons /group)

JPY ¥ 109,000 (2 persons /group)

Approximate Transportation Expenses

From JR Shinjuku Station to JR Musashi-itsukaichi Station by train - - - JPY ¥800 /person

From JR Ome Station to JR Shinjuku Station by train - - - JPY ¥800 /person