Zukudashi Eco Tours

Get an insider's perspective on life in the Japanese countryside through Zukudashi Eco Tours!

Zukudashi is a local Nagano phrase meaning "make the effort when times are rough." The onsen town Togura-Kamiyamada and the vicinity features numerous "zukudashi" stories of people that stubbornly work hard and take pride in their endeavors. 

Zukudashi Eco Tours highlight many of their achievements, from apple orchardists and Japanese tea instructors, to master chefs and the towns historical forefathers. By putting in the effort yourself via walking or cycling, and with the insightful explanations and global perspectives provided by our Zukudashi guides, you will get a deeper appreciation of life here in the Japanese countryside.


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