Azumino is a picturesque valley, settled below the strikingly beautiful mountains of the Japanese Alps lies Azumino, in the heart of the countryside of Honshu, the central island of Japan. It's seen by many as the ‘gateway’ to the Japanese Alps, and hikers and snow sports enthusiasts flock to these mountains annually to sample their world-class trails and slopes.
Get away from it all with this package that lets you visit Japan with a Rail Pass. Start this trip in Tokyo (Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples). After that, catch the Rail Pass Train and discover these cities along your way through The Japanese Alps, like: Shiojiri (famous for its wineries (Shinshu wine). The area preserves the atmosphere of olden Japan, with its traditional houses and food); Azumino (known as the ‘gateway’ to the Japanese Alps, hikers and snow sports enthusiasts flock to these mountains annually to sample their world-class trails and slopes); Omachi (famous for its delicious soba -buckwheat noodles -); and Toyama (with The Toyama Castle Park - a restored castle dating to the 1500s- , plus small museums of history and art). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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