Discover a real feudal era castle and historical streets!

Explore an introduction into Matsumoto’s past and present!

Our local resident English or French speaking guides are available to provide the most fascinating and enjoyable experience possible. Experience Matsumoto from a local’s point of view!

You may customize your half-day private itinerary however you desire and explore each site in whatever order you wish. Or simply follow our recommended tour. Let us help you choose the best option to meet your needs!

Take more than just a tour, discover ancient history and wisdom, have a unique and enlightening experience! Get a glimpse of all there is to explore in Matsumoto City!

Our recommended itinerary!

Starting: 9:00 am or 1:30 pm

Begin your tour at Matsumoto Station, at your hotel or any location within downtown Matsumoto you choose. The pick-up details will be arranged a few days before the activity by email

Stop: 30 minutes

Stop: 2 hours

Stop: 45 minutes

Stop: 45 minutes

Total duration: 4 hours

Finish your tour in any location in downtown Matsumoto you choose.

Price & Booking

Children less than 6 years old can participate for free.
*Prices are tax included. We accept payment through bank transfer, credit card and Paypal.


  • English or French speaking Private Guide
  • The preparation of your personalized itinerary according to your interest
  • Transportation, meals, entrance tickets, etc. for your guide


  • Transportation, meals, entrance tickets, miscellaneous fees, etc. for you during the activity
  • Insurance (Travel Insurance, Private Insurance, etc.)

Additional Information

  • Duration : 4 hours
  • Pick-up : the pick-up details will be arranged a few days before the activity by email
  • Group type : Private
  • Starting Time : 9:00 am / 1:30 pm. Other Starting Time available upon request (Fee JPY 2,000)
  • Other : Please note that the stairs to reach the top of Matsumoto Castle’s tower are steep and narrow.
  • Cancellation policy : to receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
  • Terms & Conditions : Please read our Terms & Conditions