Nikko North Alps Tour - Historical Towns and Hot-Springs
Please note - 2022 tour dates are unconfirmed, and may change when the Japanese border opens to international travelers. We will do our best to give advanced notice, and allow guests who are booked on these tours to transfer deposits to a future date. Thank you for your flexibility during this adjustment period.
2022 Tour Dates
Oct 25-Nov 1
2023 Tour Dates
Apr 10-17 FULL
May 12-19 3 rooms left
Oct 24-31 1 room left
waitlist available for full dates
+ $1,920 USD Single Supplement
+ $1,000 USD E-Bike Rental
The Nikko North Alps Tour is our highest-rated adventure, and for good reason! Explore the incredible mountain range that was known to be the ancient home of the founder and first shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.
Our route begins just two hours away from central Tokyo, but it feels like a different world. We’ll take you on a step back in time to breathtaking mountains, serene grasslands, and hot springs nestled deep in the Japanese countryside.
First, take in crisp clean air as you climb to the Hangetsu Observatory, with amazing views of Nantai and Lake Chuzenji below you. Then, savor meals skillfully prepared by the region’s best chefs while enjoying local sake from the rice that was grown in the fields we ride through.
Ready for this journey? Set up a time to connect with us over the phone or book your spot on tour now!
Your BTJ guides will be ready to meet you at the exit of Tobu-Nikko Station. After introductions and bike fits, we are off into the hidden forest roads behind Nikko Historical City. Enjoy gentle slopes and traditional rice fields with dramatic mountains in the background. Then, roll into a lovely Japanese lunch before putting on your walking shoes to spend the afternoon exploring the Toshogu Shrine World Heritage Area. From here walk across the street to our hidden ryokan perched atop a hill overlooking town. When you’re ready, meet up with our guides for a beautiful traditional dinner and our first toast to a great week ahead!
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North Alps Map
- Fully-serviced road bike or hybrid bike, with helmet and accessories. Please note there is an additional fee for an e-bike; please inquire in advance to reserve
- All accommodations and meals during your tour
- Snack and hydration stops on each day's ride
- Luggage delivery
- Support and gear vehicle
- Expert guides to show you the amazing experiences in the Japanese countryside