Discover Myoko Tours

Discover our selection of tailor made tours that bring you the authentic Myoko experience.

Local Brewery Visit & Gastronomy Tour

Visit sake breweries, wineries, micro breweries, local bars, and/or gourmet spots in Myoko and surrounding areas to learn, experience and enjoy the local drinking and food culture.

Private E-Bike Tour

E-bike tour around the Myoko Kogen or Kita-Shinano(Northern Nagano) area, blessed with rich nature and culture, on cross bikes/MTBs with electric power assist. The route may be a tough one with many ups and downs, but you can take on the challenge with the help of the electric bicycles.

Myoko & Joetsu Evening Tour

Join our exciting evening shuttle tour and head out of the resort to experience some local culture, authentic Japanese dining and also learn more about the Myoko and Joetsu region. Book our evening tour and let us show you the traditional and modern brewing in Myoko and Joetsu. Then head to the famous Honcho shopping street and have dinner at any of the great restaurants in the area or head to a local bar or izakaiya for a drink with friends.
Takada Castle in Joetsu City, covered by light snow on a cold looking winters day.

Ehomaki Sushi Making Tour

Setsubun is the day before the first day of spring in the Japanese solar year and the day Japanese eat "Ehomaki" - festive temaki sushi rolls. In this unique custom, you eat a thick rolled sushi called ehomaki whole and in silence, while facing the direction that is said to be lucky for the year. Lets try it and bring ourselves good luck! You will work in a group, and moms and grandmas from Myoko's local cooking club will help you make an original Ehomaki. During the cooking and eating we will also learn and experience other Japanese customs during the Setsubun Festival. Let's celebrate "Setsubun" like a local does!
Japanese handmade ehomaki roles and miso soup to celebrate the setsubun festival.

Snowshoe Tour

Enjoy snowshoeing on the deep snow of Myoko Kogen and learning about the nature and "yukiguni", snow country life of Myoko with a local nature guide. After enjoying the native forest walk and possible wildlife encounters, we will have a picnic on the snow!
group of people snowshoeing through a serine winter forest

Soba Making Tour

Avoid weekend crowds at the resort and experience something local! You will make soba (buckwheat noodles), a traditional Japanese from buckwheat flour. 2-4 people per group will work together to make soba for 3-4 servings which will be eaten with vegetable tempura. Local instructors will provide detailed instructions. Who's going to make the best soba in Myoko!?
cutting soba noodles with a knife.