For 10,000 years
one with the Mountains

What is Yamaura?

A culture in tune with
the land and its seasons,
a wisdom that embraces
even the coldest winter

What is Yamaura?

Explore the breath-taking
natural beauty of the region.
Hike in silent mossy forests immersed in a sacred atmosphere,
Trek to the summits of the Yatsugatake and
enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Fuji and the three ranges of the Japanese Alps,
Cycle along the foothills of the mountains
through lovely rural villages and terraced rice fields.

What is Yamaura?

Delve into the awe-inspiring and
characteristic local culture.
Cook with the village grannies and prepare unique dishes such
as rustic mochi with perilla sauce or elegant colorful agar cakes,
Spend a day with a famer helping with the harvest,
preparing preserves and eating delicious fresh vegetables,
Visit a producer’s or artisan’s workshop,
observe up-close the technique of a smith and make your own Japanese knife.

What is Yamaura?


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Our Adventures

  • Farming and Everyday life

    Rural Village Experience (Half day)

    Price: JPY 3,500 (tax excl.)~ Duration: 4h~
  • History and Culture

    Fujimori Terunobu Tea House Tour

    Price: JPY7,500 Duration: 3H
  • History and CultureNature and Outdoor

    Suwa Taisha Spiritual cycling

    Price: JPY 5,000 (tax excl.)~ Duration: 3h
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Model Itineraries

  • History and CultureNature and OutdoorFoodFarming and Everyday life

    Japan Guide Outdoor Adventure Tour

    Schedule: 3 days (2 nights)
  • Nature and OutdoorFoodFamiliesCouplesSummer

    Summer Highlights - explore the Yatsugatake mountains and the villages beneath-

    Schedule: 2 days (1 night)
  • Nature and OutdoorFoodAutumn

    Autumn Highlights - autumn colors and savory food-

    Schedule: 2 days (1 night)
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