The Best Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Japan

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If you're headed to Japan and are looking for the best options for outdoor and nature tours, then you've come to the right place. We have done an extensive analysis of all available options in Japan based on price, guest ratings, service, amenities, activities, and value. We've done the groundwork for you, meticulously analyzing everything based on these key criteria in order to find the absolute best outdoor and nature tours. Whether you're dreaming of a vacation filled with relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, we've found the ideal journeys to make your holiday to Japan unforgettable. We have lots of details below on what these multi-day tours and trips are like, where they visit, how much you can expect to pay, and more. So, let's dig in.


The Top 3:

  • 11 Days, $2323.34

  • 8 Days, $3979.32

  • 13 Days, $5643.34

What are outdoor and nature tours like in Japan?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 7 trip options analyzed
  • $415 average price per day (USD)
  • 8 to 14 days in length
  • 4.67 of 5 average rating
  • 21 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of outdoor and nature tours in Japan, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.67 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 21 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 12 days, with tours ranging from 8 to 14 days long. With our thorough analysis of 7 outdoor and nature tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Japan has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 7 Best Outdoor and Nature Tours in Japan
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by One Life Adventures



11 Days Start/End in Tokyo 5 Destinations 22 People at Most Ages 18 to 45 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. This trip visits 5 destinations, including Hakone, Kyoto, and Osaka along the way. Your adventure starts and ends in Tokyo. Lasting 11 days, the maximum group size is 22 people, and it's good for guests age 18 to 45. Organized by One Life Adventures, this is a great deal because it's only $169 per day.

  • Ski, Snowboard & Snow
  • Nightlife
  • Local Guide
$2,323 $1,859
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  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Oomi Travel



8 Days Sapporo to Abashiri 5 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 10 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Experience a trip that takes you to 5 remarkable destinations, including Kushiro, Lake Akan, and Shiretoko National Park. Begin your trip in Sapporo and complete it with a memorable finale in Abashiri. Spanning across 8 days, the journey accommodates 16 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 10 to 90. Offered by Oomi Travel, this remarkable journey is priced at just $497 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Bird watching
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$3,979
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by MW Tours



13 Days Tokyo to Osaka 14 Destinations 32 People at Most Ages 40 to 80 Guest Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by MW Tours has received a 3.9 out of 5 rating. On this 13-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. Explore 14 incredible locations on this trip, including Takayama, Shirakawa, Kanazawa, and Kyoto. Your journey starts off in Tokyo and finishes in Osaka. With a group size of 32 people, it's suitable for guests age 40 to 80. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $434 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$5,643
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Contiki



13 Days Osaka to Tokyo 6 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.6 out of 5 rating. Discover a journey that spans 6 destinations, with notable stops in Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Tokyo. Your journey will begin in Osaka and end in Tokyo. Spanning across 13 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 30 participants, and it's great for guests age 18 to 35. Brought to you by the renowned Contiki, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $318 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Ski, Snowboard & Snow
$4,140
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Intrepid Travel



12 Days Tokyo to Osaka 8 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This 12-day voyage is ideal for guests age 15 and older. And priced at only $397 per day, it's a great value, too. This trip takes you on an adventure to 8 destinations, including Katsuura, Toba, Onomichi, and Kyoto. Begin your trip in Tokyo and complete it with a memorable finale in Osaka. It's offered by Intrepid Travel, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Bicycle
  • Hiking & Trekking
$4,766
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by Explore!



12 Days Tokyo to Osaka 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $470 per day, this terrific 12-day journey is ideal for guests age 16 to 85. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Hongucho Hongu, Matsumoto, Magome, and Kyoto, and more. Your journey starts off in Tokyo and finishes in Osaka. Organized by the reputable Explore!, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Walking Tour
$5,640
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  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Exodus Adventure Travels



14 Days Kyoto to Tokyo 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 14 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 16 people, and is good for guests age 16 and older. Along the way, this journey encompasses 8 destinations, including Kumano, Hongucho Ukegawa, Nachisan, and Kiso. Your journey will begin in Kyoto and end in Tokyo. This fantastic option, organized by Exodus Adventure Travels, presents an unbeatable value at just $621 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$8,700
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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Tokyo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Tokyo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Fukuoka, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Sapporo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Osaka, The Best 10-Day Tours from Tokyo, The Best 2-Week Tours from Tokyo, The Best 2-Week Tours from Osaka, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Kyoto for more package tour options.

How much do Outdoor Tours in Japan cost?

Average Daily Price Outdoor and Nature Tours
$415

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for outdoor and nature tours when planning a visit to Japan. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of outdoor and nature tours in Japan based on data from 7 options is an affordable $415 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Japan.

And for more information on Japan, see Japan Travel Costs and Japan Hotel Costs.


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