Private tour

Matsumoto: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

Activity provider: JGA Inc.

Matsumoto: Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

Activity provider: JGA Inc.

From US$ 69.38 per person

Explore the best of Matsumoto with a private guide on a 4 or 6-hour tour and customize the itinerary to suit your needs and preferences.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Pickup included
Your guide will be waiting in your hotel lobby or requested train station.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Explore Matsumoto on a guided walking tour with a local guide
  • Enjoy a private tour for an intimate and immersive experience
  • See Matsumoto's main sights, including Matsumoto Castle and Matsumoto City Museum of Ar
  • Discover fascinating insights about Japan’s history and culture
  • Customize the tour to your interests or let your guide take care of the itinerary
Full description

Get an insider’s view of Matsumoto’s most vibrant downtown neighborhoods on a walking tour alongside a licensed local guide. Let the guide know about your interests and needs and they will tailor the itinerary accordingly.

Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide in the lobby of your hotel. Make your way to Matsumoto Castle and head towards Matsumoto City Museum of Art, where you can admire the Yayoi Kusama Collection

Turn the corner and wander through the city's elegant streets to arrive at the Japan Ukiyo-e Museum, where you can admire traditional Japanese art. Listen to time flow at the Timepiece Museum and visit Japan’s oldest elementary school.

As you stroll, your guide will tell you interesting facts and anecdotes about the city’s past and the people who have lived here. Finally, finish your tour at a Japanese restaurant to sample some local delicacies washed down with craft beer. Your guide will be happy to point you in the direction of other great places to eat or drink nearby for the rest of your stay in Matsumoto. 

  • Private 4 or 6-hour tour
  • Licensed guide
  • Hotel/train station pickup on foot
  • Food and drinks
  • Admission fees
  • Cost of transportation
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • The tour can be completed on public transportation or taxi at your own expense
  • The above itinerary is a sample 6-hour tour that can be customized to your preferences

Product ID: 397784