Explore Picchio's Eco Tours

As part of our ethos to educate and spread awareness for conservation, Picchio runs an internship program between the months of April and October for overseas individuals who wish to learn more about Japanese wildlife and Japanese wildlife management systems.

About our Eco Tours

Eco Tour Highlights

  • Sustainable

    Participate in environmentally friendly tours.

  • Off the beaten path

    Discover rural Japan, where culture meets nature.

  • Save the environment

    Money spent on tours will go towards saving the bears.


Asiatic Black Bear Conservation Study Tour

KARUIZAWA · 34,000-57,000 *Depends on the number of participants

Exploration of icefall

KARUIZAWA · ¥5,000~

Animal trail walking

KARUIZAWA · ¥5,000~


Asiatic Black Bear Watching Tour

KARUIZAWA · ¥38,000

Private Tour


Stargazing Tour on the Ice Rink

KARUIZAWA · ¥3,100~

Japanese Serow Watching Tour

KARUIZAWA · ¥20,000~


Wildlife Night Drive

KARUIZAWA · ¥6,500~


Nature Watching Tour

KARUIZAWA · ¥2,500~


Flying Squirrel Watching Tour

KARUIZAWA · ¥3,400~

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