Tours & Travel

Tours & Travel

The Tours & Travel office offers a variety of day and weekend tours, as well as special excursions when school is out. From snowboarding to strawberry picking, from fireworks to Fuji climbs, Tours provides many opportunities to explore and experience Japan. Our bilingual staff is ready to assist you with travel needs! Plus, book airline travel to any point on the globe through our contracted IACE travel service, located inside the Tours office. You can call IACE at 0467-63-6297 or 0467-63-6398.

Current tours are listed below.  Be sure to read the tours cancellation policy, available as a download on this page. You can also receive a list of upcoming tours via our newsletter.  Click here to see how many spots are available on upcoming tours.

Limited charter bus and van services are offered at the Tours & Travel office - see downloads section for details.

Book MWR Tours Online!

Sign up for most MWR Atsugi Tours online. (Note: For overnight tours, Yunessun Spa tour, and all non-refundable tours, please continue to sign up in person at the Tours & Travel office, bldg. 978) 

Here's how:

First, register in person for an online account at the Tours & Travel office, or at the Corner Pocket Cash Cage (bldg. 77). Then go here and log in to reserve and pay for your tour.

Online sign-ups are an option; customers may still sign up in person at the Tours & Travel office beginning 9 a.m. on the first business day of each month. However, online sign-ups (only on the first business day of each month) will begin at noon. On all other days, online sign-ups can be made 24/7.

Active Duty personnel in uniform will continue to receive head-of-line privileges on the first day of tour sign-ups from 9-10 a.m.

Upcoming Events

26.2 Mile Run Marathon Challenge

Register at Ranger or Halsey gym. Pick-up a stamp card, fill in the bubbles as you complete your miles and win a prize!

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Tour: Kyoto Sightseeing Ver.1

Kyoto was the capital of Japan and the center of its civilization for over 1,000 years. You will visit four major historical sites: Nijo Castle, famous for its “nightingale floor” which served as an alarm to protect the castle from intruders.

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Tour: Fuji Safari Park

Go on an African Adventure “Japanese Style”. We are off to Fuji Safari Park, one of the most unique zoos in Japan.

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Tour: Ashikaga Flower Park & Kinugawa River Cruise

You will visit the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi where the beautifully seasonal gardens create valuable scenery.

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Tour: Mt. Kinotoki Hike

You will hike the famous Kintoki Mountain trails near Hakone. The trails are steeped in legend and named after the legendary Japanese children`s tale, Kintaro. Kintaro is the story of a boy raised in the mountains with animals as friends.

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Tour: Mashiko Pottery Festival

If you’re into pottery or just looking for an authentic Japanese gift, Mashiko is the place to go.

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Tour: Greenpia Tea, Kakegawa Castle, and Gohyaku Rakan Temple

Greenpia is located on the southern outskirts of Shizuoka prefecture, and is covered with vast fields of tea. You will learn to make tea with your hand-picked tea leaves.

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Tour: Kyoto Sightseeing Ver.2

You will visit the Fushimi Inari Shrine, an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto famous for its thousands of torii gates. Ginkakuji is a Zen temple along Kyoto's eastern mountains of Higashiyama.

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Tour: Fuji Sightseeing Ver.2 (Mother's Day)

This tour begins from Lake Yamanaka which features an open view of the wondrous Mt. Fuji. Next, you will visit the flower fields of Yamanakako where flowers bloom all year round.

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Tour: Lake Okutama Hike

Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Okutama, bubbling streams, and surrounding hills on this hike. This is a 12 kilometer hike that is largelyon flat trails that is ideal for hikers of all levels.

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Tour: Fuji Safari Park

Go on an African Adventure “Japanese Style”. We are off to Fuji Safari Park, one of the most unique zoos in Japan.

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Tour: Kamikochi Hike

Located in Nagano prefecture, Kamikochi was made famous by a British missionary in the 19th century who spent his time exploring the area.

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Tour: Hiroshima Overnight (Sale ends May 11)

You’ll spend an adventurous weekend exploring cultural sites around Hiroshima and a relaxing stay at the Mitsui Garden Hotel.

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Tour: Mother Farmland

Besides producing a popular brand of milk, Mother Farm is located in a very scenic location filled with hands-on events and entertaining shows.

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Tour: Hiroshima Overnight (Sale ends May 11)

You’ll spend an adventurous weekend exploring cultural sites around Hiroshima and a relaxing stay at the Mitsui Garden Hotel.

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Tour: All Day Disney

Spend your day at the “Happiest Place on Earth”. Tokyo Disney offers two major parks: Disneyland & DisneySea.

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Tour: Hiroshima Overnight (Sale ends May 11)

You’ll spend an adventurous weekend exploring cultural sites around Hiroshima and a relaxing stay at the Mitsui Garden Hotel.

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Tour: LEGOLAND Japan

LEGOLAND Japan is a theme park that offers fun and excitement for the whole family. The whole family can enjoy rides, play with LEGO models, and enjoy the adventurous theme attraction Lego Block World. Park tickets are at your expense.

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Tour: Tree Cross Adventure Zipline

Enjoy a physically challenging and exciting Zipline course that will test your climbing and balance skills to the limit. The course is about two-hours long that consist of vertical and horizontal rope ladders, vertical nets, rock climbing walls, and zip-lines up to 173 meters.

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Tour: Oze Hike

Oze National Park is situated on the boundaries of Niigata, Fukushima, Gunma and Tochigi prefectures. Oze boasts one of the most scenic views particularly when the marsh is crowded with the distinctive white flowers of the Mizubasho (white skunk cabbage).

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Tour: Iris Festival & Shinshoji Temple

The Iris Festival in Chiba is a large annual event held when the iris flower is in full bloom. We will visit Sawara Aquatic Botanical garden and enjoy the panorama of flowers and water plants.

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Tour: Universal Studios Japan

Visit this theme park inspired by Hollywood movies. See exciting attractions that realistically reproduce movie masterpieces, characters and entertainment! The tour is limited to ages four and older due to the long distance.

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Tour: Universal Studios Japan

Visit this theme park inspired by Hollywood movies. See exciting attractions that realistically reproduce movie masterpieces, characters and entertainment! The tour is limited to ages four and older due to the long distance.

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Tour: Cherry Picking Washi Making, and Shirayuri Winery

During our visit, you may pick and eat as many cherries as you like for a maximum of 30 minutes. Packaged cherries can be purchased at an additional charge.

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Tour: Osaka Sightseeing

Visit Osaka, the third largest city in Japan, famous for the extraordinary Osaka castle. Dotonbori, where we’ll spend lunch and shopping time, is one of Osaka's most popular tourist street destinations.

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Tour: Asakusa Sightseeing, Boat Cruise, & Aqua Park

We will arrive at the oldest temple in Tokyo, the Sensoji Temple. We will spend time visiting the temple, have lunch and browse through Nakamise shopping street. Later, we’ll take a boat cruise down the Sumida River viewing Tokyo.

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Tour: Five Colored Lakes Hike & Abukuma Cave

Discover the Aizu region of Goshikinuma "5 Colored Lakes", Mt Azuma, and Abukuma cave in the Fukushima pref. The 5-colored lakes, ranging from reddish green to cobalt blue, sits on a highland plain in the Bandai-Asahi National Park.

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