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Beppu Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Beppu Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $113

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Beppu! Beppu is famous as a hot spring resort, the point clearly seen in the hot steam rising from vents in the earth. Onsens being the main point of attraction to the area, there are several ways to enjoy them. Along with the traditional way of bathing, some hot springs are just for viewing, as their beauty can be very charming. In addition, boiled eggs and pudding cooked using the high temperature steam are also popular. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Beppu downhill cycling (no guide, only bicycle rental)
Beppu downhill cycling (no guide, only bicycle rental)
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from: $32

This cycling is designed for the best scenery and sightseeing of Beppu. Most courses starting from 500 meters above sea level are descending courses. Participants will be impressed by the beautiful mountain and sea views. ・ The tour starts from the place with the best scenery. ・ The first half is beautiful mountain downhill cycling ・ On the way, you can also enjoy sightseeing such as “Hell Tour” ・ Beautiful coastline cycling in the second half ・ Free hot spring bathing at the final inn This is a private cycling tour without a guide. The starting point, Jumonbara Observatory, is a 30-minute bus ride from Beppu Station. Immediately after the start, you can go to the "Kannawa Jigoku Park", which is famous for its hell steamed pudding, and the "Kannawa Hell Zone Park" and the "Hell Tour". I can do it. The second half of the course is cycling along the beautiful Beppu Bay coastline. There is also a free footbath at Beppu Seaside Sand Bath. Please enjoy slowly to the goal "Nogami Honkan". Along the way, there are sightseeing spots and delicious lunch spots. We will guide you with your own maps and website navigation. We carry bicycles to the starting point, so participants can come empty-handed. Most of the course is going down, so it's very easy. If you have luggage, we can carry it to the point of call. The bicycle is a mountain bike called EspressoD24 from DAHON. It is very easy for beginners to ride. Return until 21:00 at night, so enjoy all day. It is designed to cover almost all of the best sea and mountain landscapes and major spots in Beppu tourism. Please enjoy cycling at your own pace.

Oita Fragrance Museum Admission Ticket
Oita Fragrance Museum Admission Ticket
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from: $5

A museum of fragrance, great for fragrance lovers. You also get a chance to create your own unique fragrance that you can take home (at a separate cost).

Yufuin Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Yufuin Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $113

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Yufuin! Although the neighboring hot spring resort of Beppu may be larger, Yufuin has a wealth of art museums, cafes and boutiques along its main street, giving the town an atmosphere of a trendy shopping area. Nonetheless, visitors flock to the area's lodgings to enjoy bathing, with some open to daytime guests for bathing only while other hot springs are only open to those guests staying overnight. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Travel around the Kitsuki castle town with English tour guide!
Travel around the Kitsuki castle town with English tour guide!
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from: $40

About Kitsuki Kitsuki is located in the north-eastern part of Oita prefecture and forms the southern part of the Kunisaki Peninsula. Kitsuki covers 280 km2 (approximately 23 km north to south and 29 km east to west), which is 4.4% of the prefecture (6,339 km2). Kitsuki has a population of approximately 32,000 people. The city tree is the Bungo Plum and the city flower is the Calanthe discolor. The topography is full of ups and downs from the seaside facing Beppu Bay to the surrounding mountains. Kitsuki is not only located near Oita airport but also the major cities of Beppu and Oita, the capital city of Oita prefecture. Kitsuki is also a strategic connecting point of three major roads: the Oita Airport road, the Usa-Beppu road and the Oita Expressway.

Beppu Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Beppu Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $97

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Beppu! Beppu is famous as a hot spring resort, the point clearly seen in the hot steam rising from vents in the earth. Onsens being the main point of attraction to the area, there are several ways to enjoy them. Along with the traditional way of bathing, some hot springs are just for viewing, as their beauty can be very charming. In addition, boiled eggs and pudding cooked using the high temperature steam are also popular. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

The taste of "Kunisaki Nanashima Rushi". Only sandals
The taste of "Kunisaki Nanashima Rushi". Only sandals
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from: $17

You will be able to experience the uniqueness of the Kunisaki Peninsula while carefully telling Mr. Iwakiri, the writer of Nanami Shima. Currently, Nanashiru is produced only in the Kunisaki Peninsula in Japan and is a very valuable raw material for tatami mats. You can experience nature while feeling the nature in a place where the countryside is recognized as a World Agricultural Heritage site.

Calligraphy experience of writing kanji on a folding fan at an old private guest house that inherits the history and culture of Beppu
Calligraphy experience of writing kanji on a folding fan at an old private guest house that inherits the history and culture of Beppu
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from: $39

5 minutes walk from JR Beppu station. Experience the writing of kanji on a folding fan in calligraphy at the 78-year-old Kominka Guest House In @ Bloom @ Beppu, which inherits the history and culture of Beppu during the glamorous times. Calligraphy experience in a historic building that was used as a lodging facility for the US military in the early Showa era (77 years old) that remains in Beppu city will be a special memory. Regardless of nationality, age, or gender, we want you to experience the genuine excitement that is not an ordinary trip.

Beppu Sand Bath Experience and Stroll of Beppu Market
Beppu Sand Bath Experience and Stroll of Beppu Market
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from: $88

English speaking guide support your sightseeing in Beppu city. Recommend to join the traveler who can have the question of Beppu history and culture. Of course, we are support how to take a public ONSEN ※please be aware we don't accept to take ONSEN with guest who take TATTOO on body.

Princess experience
Princess experience
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from: $42

This activity is a full-fledged cosplay costume. It is held for the limited time of the dolls. The stage is a shrine shrine that you cannot usually enter. The shrine's temple is located on the site of Nakatsu Castle. If the weather is nice, you can go out of the temple and shoot behind the castle tower. Until now, various women from their 20s to 60s have participated in this activity. If you are interested, please become a princess and take a commemorative photo!

Experience dressing your own kimono! With photo shooting in old private house
Experience dressing your own kimono! With photo shooting in old private house
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from: $28

This is an experience of choosing a kimono, dressing it, and taking a photo at an old private house. An old 78-year-old villa that inherits the history and culture of Beppu when it was glamorous. Regardless of nationality, age, or gender, we want you to experience the unusual genuine excitement.

Skip the Line: Harmony Land Advance Passport Ticket (for foreign residents ONLY)
Skip the Line: Harmony Land Advance Passport Ticket (for foreign residents ONLY)
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from: $21

Harmony Land is a Sanrio Theme Park located in Hiji city of Oita Prefecture. This park is for anyone who loves Sanrio and wants to enjoy the "kawaii" atmosphere in Kyushu. You can also view many of their attractions and shows that feature the many Sanrio characters such as "Kitty's Dream Factory."

Beppu downhill cycling (guided tour with hell steamed snack)
Beppu downhill cycling (guided tour with hell steamed snack)
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from: $72

The bike to rent is a mountain bike called Espresso D24 made by DAHON, which is very easy to ride. The starting point is 500 meters above sea level, but we will deliver the bike to that position. Most of the course is downhill, so participants can easily enjoy cycling. Those who are not confident in their physical strength are OK. (For those who are more than 155 cm tall and can ride a bicycle on a daily basis.) The course is the route where you can enjoy the most beautiful scenery of the mountains and the sea in Beppu. Local guides will cycle through the sights and recommended spots while cycling together. Here is an overview of the course. In the first half, enjoy the panoramic mountain downhill. On the way, there are hot spring areas such as "Myoban Onsen", which is famous for hell steamed pudding, and "Kannawa Onsen" and "Shibaseki" hot spring, which are toured in hell. You can enjoy the feeling of a hot spring. The second half of the course is cycling along the beautiful coastline. On the way, enjoy a local snack of hell steamed gourmet. Enjoy hell steamed pudding, eggs, potatoes, and pork man in various places. The Galle Nogami Main Building is located in the center of Beppu city. Participants in this program can enjoy the hot springs of Nogami Honkan free of charge. The bicycle can be returned by 21:00 at night, so it can be used as a foot for a full day sightseeing tour of Beppu besides the course.

 Romantic Tour In Beppu
Romantic Tour In Beppu
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from: $447

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Have you heard about the famous hot springs called "Hells of Beppu"? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. Fromheartbreaking and tragic, to hilarious or spicy ones. Beppu is home to one of the most famous hot natural spring baths which makes it a perfect romantic destination for couples. What is the most famous historical couple in Japan? Have you heard about the holy shrines that give lucky charms for love in Beppu? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!

Full-Day Self-Guided Bike Tour in Beppu
Full-Day Self-Guided Bike Tour in Beppu
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from: $32

This cycling tour is designed for an experience of enjoying the best views and sightseeing points in Beppu. The descending cycling starts from 500 meters above the sea level down to the coastline. You would be very impressed with the wonderful mountains and ocean scenery. The tour will start from the best scenic location.  The first half tour will be cycling down from the beautiful mountains. Enjoy sightseeing such as "JigokuMeguri" by the way. The second half tour will be cycling along the beautiful coast beach. Free Onsen spa is available at the terminal hotel. The first half course is a easy part because of downhill biking from beautiful mountains. The first sightseeing place is "MyobanOnsen", much Onsen steams come out from hot springs. The second half course is a beautiful coastline cycling. Organizer will arrange and manage bikes to the starting point. We require that the participants should be at least 155 cm tall and be able to freely ride a bicycle.

Indigo dyeing experience with a small pattern learned from dye craftsmen
Indigo dyeing experience with a small pattern learned from dye craftsmen
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from: $42

You can experience dyeing while having dye craftsmen carefully teach you. Dyeing using Komon pattern is a valuable experience. Dyed cotton cloth can be tailored to original tote bags, placemats, and drawstrings. It is a valuable experience in the workshop.

 The best of Beppu walking tour
The best of Beppu walking tour
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from: $447

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Have you heard about the amazing sand baths in Beppu? Why is Beppu known as “the hot spring prefecture”? Beppu prides itself on having the largest quantity of hot springs in Japan. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. How was heat used from hot springs to raise crocodiles as pets? Which is now called the "Crocodile Hell". You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Beppu. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the stories and legends of the city * You will visit the charming places

Oita Airport Pick-up Chartered Bus / Cab
Oita Airport Pick-up Chartered Bus / Cab
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from: $352

Once you make the reservation, you don't need to wait anymore. We will stand by on time. Following your schedules.

Hiji ware pottery experience (handicraft pottery)
Hiji ware pottery experience (handicraft pottery)
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from: $21

・ You can teach the potter teacher carefully ・ Design unique to Hiji-machi, Oita prefecture, featuring “Keijo Castle Rei” ・ Making your own work ・ Fun pottery experience ・ Matcha bowl, Karei dish, or 2 cups can be made. * For groups, only matcha bowl

Beppu Downhill Cycling ( with Local Guide and Local Food )
Beppu Downhill Cycling ( with Local Guide and Local Food )
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from: $72

This cycling tour is designed for an experience of enjoying the best views and sightseeing points in Beppu. The descending cycling starts from 500 meters above the sea level down to the coastline. This cycling will be with a friendly local guide and it will give you a wonderful experience. Enjoy with a friendly local guide.  The first half tour will be cycling down from beautiful mountains. Enjoy sightseeing such as "JigokuMeguri" by the way. Enjoy hot spring steamed Local Foods The second half tour will be cycling along the beautiful coast beach. Organizer will arrange and manage bikes to the starting point, the bicycle is DAHON's Espresso D24 mountain bike. We require that the participants should be at least 155 cm tall and be able to freely ride a bicycle. this is a 4 hours riding tour and we believe that you could enjoy this tour with our friendly guide. We also provide free luggage’s store service to tour participants and the bicycles can be used until 21:00.

Sengfukuji Authentic Zazen Experience
Sengfukuji Authentic Zazen Experience
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from: $13

Full-fledged zazen experience at a historical temple. Interaction with priests and preaching time are very valuable. You can feel the history of 1300 years remaining on the Kunisaki Peninsula. You can experience the Rokugo Manzan culture of Shinto Buddha training. You can experience a little bit of a monk's day.

[Beppu Onsen] 5 minutes walk from Beppu Station! Let
[Beppu Onsen] 5 minutes walk from Beppu Station! Let's go sightseeing in kimono and yukata (with hair set)
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from: $76

For kimonos and yukatas, we offer stylish kimonos and yukatas selected by the kimono specialty store “Kimono-Murakami”. Everything you need, including obi and clogs, is available, so you can join by hand. In addition, experienced staff will dress.

Yufuin Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Yufuin Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $97

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Yufuin! Although the neighboring hot spring resort of Beppu may be larger, Yufuin has a wealth of art museums, cafes and boutiques along its main street, giving the town an atmosphere of a trendy shopping area. Nonetheless, visitors flock to the area's lodgings to enjoy bathing, with some open to daytime guests for bathing only while other hot springs are only open to those guests staying overnight. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

About Oita Prefecture


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