WHERE TO GO
Some of the most beautiful places are located in rural areas of Japan, and are not easily accessible by public transportation. Make the best of your trip by renting a car to have the freedom to explore the less travelled roads of Japan and experience rich, authentic Japanese culture.
There are 10 mountains to explore within the Hakuba Valley. Avoid long bus lines and drive to your mountain of choice with ease.
Need a day off the slopes? Observe wild monkeys in their natural habitat at the Jigokudani Monkey Park.
Renowned as a historic city filled castles, temples, and shopping districts, Kanazawa offers something for everyone.
Get your culture fix in the beautiful town of Matsumoto - be sure to include a visit to the historic Matsumoto Castle.
Devour the freshest seafood in Itoigawa, only an hour north from the deep mountainous regions of Hakuba.