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Eco Tours

Enjoy one or more of the many tours we offer for a great opportunity to understand and appreciate nature in Japan. Additionally, participating in our tours is a way of supporting and protecting environments in Japan.

Flying Squirrel Tour

Come out to the woods at dusk and see the world’s largest flying squirrel. Walk outside, and experience the silence of the squirrel’s flight broken only by the excited gasps of the audience.

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Musasabi Tour

Come out to the woods at dusk and see the world’s largest flying squirrel. Walk outside, and experience the silence of the squirrel’s flight broken only by the excited gasps of the audience.

Bird Watching

Karuizawa National Wild Bird Sanctuary Forest is one of four national wild bird forests in Japan.

Flying Squirrel Tour

Flying Squirrel Watching Tour Come out to the woods at

Mountain Biking

This is a mountain bike tour headed toward Karuizawa’s hidden place of interest, Ryugaeshi Falls.

Japanese Serow Watching

See the magnificent mountain environment of Mount Asama, one of Japan’s top one-hundred mountains.

Nature Watching

Let’s find out the wonders of wild life in the defoliated forest with a help of wild life specialists from Picchio.

Bear Management

With bear dogs, people can protect bears without hurting them

Bear dogs (bear protection countermeasure) are something indispensable for the coexistence of humans and bears.

Picchio introduced the first generation of bear dogs in Asia in 2004, according to the American bear dog training organization, Wind Bear Institute. In October 2015, they ushered in two second-generation bear dogs.

Bear Management

About Picchio

Eco-Tourism & Conservation of Wildlife

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  • Hoshino,
  • Karuizawa-machi
  • Kitasaku-gun Nagano
  • 380-0194

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