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Hokkaido

From and To Sapporo

Yunokawa Onsen
Yunokawa Open Air Bath Yunokawa Open Air Bath Yunokawa Open Air Bath
Yunokawa Onsen
Yunokawa Open Air Bath
Yunokawa Onsen is a famous hot spring resort, facing ocean in the eastern part of Hakodate city and is located only about 10 minutes away from central Hakodate. Originally, hot springs were discovered to cure an illness for the Matsumae feudal lord in 1653. There is Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden near Yunokawa Onsen where you can watch 80-100 Japanese macaques relaxing in the hot bath.
Sapporo / Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo
Goryokaku / Hakodate / Yunokawa
JPY 4,600~
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Sapporo
Hakodate
JPY 3,750~
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Utoro Onsen
Utoro Onsen
Utoro Onsen is a hot spring located on the western coast of the Shiretoko Peninsula, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. You can enjoy taking an open-air bath with a grand view of sunset over the Sea of Okhotsk. The hot spring is brownish color contains iron and sodium chloride which is said to be beneficial for reducing fatigue and promoting healthy skin.
Sapporo
Shiretoko
JPY 4,630~
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Tohoku Northern Honshu

From and To Aomori

Sukayu Onsen
Sukayu Onsen
Sukayu is a mountainous hot spring located in Aomori that has been open for more than 300 years. The most famous “Senjin Buro” is a large co-ed bath where many people can enter at the same time. The building itself has a distinctive atmosphere which was made entirely out of cypress, and continues to be passed down through the centuries. At Sukayu onsen, there are four bathing places provided from different hot spring sources.
Aomori
Tokyo
JPY 7,700~
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Hachinohe / Towada / Shichinohe
Omiya / Tokyo / Ikebukuro / Shinjuku
JPY 7,800~
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From and To Morioka, Iwate

Towada-Hachimantai National Park
Towada-Hachimantai National Park
Towada-Hachimantai National Park is located in the northern Tohoku Region, extending across the three prefectures, Aomori, Akita and Iwate.The national park is made up with two separate areas. One is the northern area around Lake Towada and the other is the southern area near Hachimantai. The park can be enjoyed throughout the year: climbing and hiking in the fresh green forests from spring to summer and skiing in winter. The park boasts one of the Japan’s best spots for autumn foliage from end of September to middle of October as well as lakes, hot springs and streams.
Kuji, Iwate
Shibaura, Tokyo
JPY 3,800~
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Hanamaki Onsen
Hanamaki Onsen
Hanamaki Onsen is located at the middle of the Kitakami Basin in Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture. Hanamaki area boasts abundant spring water thanks to the gorge of the Ou Mountains. The city is famous for the largest rose garden in the Tohoku region, hot springs and author Kenji Miyazawa. The water of the hot springs is beneficial for rheumatism and neuralgia.
Ikebukuro
Tono / Kamaishi / Kesennuma ,Iwate
JPY 7,700~
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From and To Yamagata

Zao Onsen Ski Resort
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Zao Onsen Ski Resort
Zao Onsen Open Air Bath
Mount Zao is a volcanic mountain lies between Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures. Zao is only a few places in Japan that you can see the trees glazed with ice and snow creating giant “snow monsters”(frozen trees). Also, it is one of the most famous and traditional skiing and snowboarding resorts in Japan as well as a hot spring, Zao Onsen, which contains high amount of acidic thermal waters.
Sendai
Zao, Yamagata
JPY 1,800~
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Kaminoyama Onsen
Kaminoyama Onsen
Kaminoyama Onsen, located at the base of Mount Zao is about 30-40 minutes drive from Yamagata city. The hot spring boasts a long history of over 600 years and beautiful landscapes of Mount Zao, along with the Kaminoyama Castle. It is said that the monk first found the injured crane healing its wounds by soaking in the Kaminoyama hot spring in 1400’s. There are 7 public bath facilities including foot baths and open-air baths as well as many baths at Ryokan inns for a day trip visitors.
Yamagata
Tokyo
JPY 5,700~
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Yamagata / Fukushima
Tokyo
JPY 4,900~
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Akayu Onsen
Akayu Onsen
Akayu hot spring is a compact onsen town, at the northern edge of the Yonezawa basin, located in Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture. With 14 inns and 4 public bath houses, the spring is popular both among locals and travelers for the footbaths and open-air baths. The hot spring has a history of 920 years, said to be discovered by the brother of the Samurai, Yoshiie Minamoto. It is also believed that the injured soldiers were healed with the Akayu spring water after the battle. With 4 wineries and many variety of ramen noodle shops, you may enjoy not only the hot springs itself, but also local specialties of Nanyo city.
Yamagata
Tokyo
JPY 5,700~
Go
Yamagata / Fukushima
Tokyo
JPY 4,900~
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Ginzan Onsen
Ginzan Onsen
Ginzan Onsen is one of the famous hot spring resorts located in Obanazawa City, Yamagata Prefecture. The hot spring was founded in 1741 by chance while mining for silver in the mountains. The surrounding mountains provides rich hot spring water. It features traditional three- to four- story Japanese inns lining up along the Ginzan River which create picturesque scenes of a Taisho Period (1912-26).
Yamagata
Tokyo
JPY 5,700~
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From and To Fukushima

Urabandai Highland
Urabandai Highland
Urabandai is the highland in the northern part of Fukushima Prefecture, situated at the altitude of 800 meters. Urabandai offers numerous winter activities: snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, skiing and snowboarding. There are 3 slopes available for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers, along with the gentle slopes for sledding and playing in the snow. A panoramic view from the lift can be also enjoyed. Urabandai is blessed with hot spring that flow continuously where you can enjoy onsen day trips.
Urabandai,Fukushima
Haneda Airport
JPY 4,600~
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Tokyo & Around Tokyo

From and To Nikko / Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Kinugawa Onsen
Kinugawa Onsen
Kinugawa-onsen is a hot spring resort town filled with nature, located along the Kinugawa River which runs through Nikko National Park in Tochigi Prefecture. The town is centered on the large hotels lining the riverbank, and offers many thing to enjoy including theme parks and its hot springs. The spring is an alkaline simple water, and it is said to be effective for stiff shoulders, fatigue and neuralgia.
Nikko / Kinugawa Onsen, Tochigi
Tokyo
JPY 2,500~
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Yokohama / Haneda Airport
Nikko / Kinugawa Onsen
JPY 3,350~
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Nikko
Nikko
Nikko is known for its natural beauty such as Nikko National Park, Kegon waterfall, Lake Chuzenji, and the UNESCO World Heritage site, Nikko Toshogu Shrine. Observe the intricate craftsmanship and enriching details at Nikko Toshogu Shine. You can also enjoy Kinugawa Onsen in combination with the historical tourist spots in Nikko.
Nikko / Kinugawa Onsen, Tochigi
Tokyo
JPY 2,500~
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Yokohama / Haneda Airport
Nikko / Kinugawa Onsen
JPY 3,350~
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From and To Gunma

Shima Onsen
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Shima Onsen
Shima Onsen Open Air Bath
Shima Onsen resort is one of the oldest hot spring resorts in Japan located along the clear water of Shima River in the mountains between Gunma Prefecture and Niigata Prefecture. Its nostalgic long narrow district is lined with interesting game arcades, nice small shops, historical inns, comfortable foot baths and spots for drinking hot spring water. Also, it is said that the red bridge and inns were served as a model for scenes in the Japanese film, "Spirited Away” from Studio Ghibli, attracting more visitors to this resort in recent years.
Shima Onsen, Gunma
Tokyo
JPY 2,050~
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Koshigaya / Kawagoe, Saitama
Ikaho Onsen / Shima Onsen, Gunma
JPY 2,000~
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Minakami Onsen
Minakami Onsen
Minakami Onsen Area is consist of nine different hot spring resorts located along the mountain stream that flows down from Mount Tanigawa near Tone River in Gunma Prefecture, surrounded by abundant nature. This resort also offers some fun outdoor activities such as horse riding, rafting, bungee jump, hiking and snow activities.
Minakami Onsen, Gunma
Shinjuku
JPY 3,400~
Go
Ikaho Onsen
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Ikaho Onsen
Public Bath, Ishidan no Yu
Ikaho Onsen is a hot spring resort located on the highland slope of Mount Haruna in Gunma Prefecture founded in the 7th century. The hot spring is well-known for its reddish brown iron-laden thermal waters, which is said to be good for relief of neuralgic pains and backache. Stone steps continues for about 300 meters from the entrance of the resort, traditional inns, souvenir shops, food shops and nostalgic game shops are concentrated around the steps.
Shima Onsen, Gunma
Tokyo
JPY 2,050~
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Koshigaya / Kawagoe, Saitama
Ikaho Onsen / Shima Onsen, Gunma
JPY 2,000~
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From and To Tokyo

Oedo Onsen Monogatari
Oedo Onsen Monogatari
Locating at the metropolis, Oedo Onsen Mongatari is an ideal place for visitors to have a relaxing hot spring bath before heading back home. The Edo era themed park is a resort complex not only offering onsen bath, but also abundant entertainment such as carnival games, restaurants, spa and massage can be enjoyed.
Tokyo
Narita Airport
JPY 1,000~
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From and To Yokohama / Hakone, Kanagawa

Hakone
Hakone
Hakone is located in the southwestern part of Kanagawa Prefecture near Mount Fuji, and only an hour away from Tokyo. Surrounded by beautiful greenery and it is near the Lake Ashi,Hakone is a famous resort not only among Japanese tourists, but also international tourists. Also, it is well-known for renowned onsen hot springs with stunning views of the Mount Fuji. There are hundreds of Japanese inns and hotels dotted along the onsen hot springs.
Omiya / Ikebukuro
Hakone, Kanagawa
JPY 2,100~
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Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park is located in central Honshu consists of 4 regions, world famous Mount Fuji, the "Fuji Five Lakes", the Hakone Geopark, the Izu Peninsula, and the Izu Islands extending into Pacific Ocean. It is the most visited national park in Japan, and it is one of the best destinations to admire its natural beauty and enjoy onsen hot springs.
Omiya / Ikebukuro
Hakone, Kanagawa
JPY 2,100~
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The Japan Alps Central Honshu

From and To Toyama

Unazuki Onsen
Unazuki Onsen
Unazuki Onsen is a small hot spring town located at the entrance to Kurobe Gorge in Toyama. Its hot spring water is said to be the most transparent in Japan and is good for rheumatism, neuralgia and dermatopathia. Local beer is brewed using water from the gorge. Enjoy the beauty of nature in a hot spring and have a bottle of chilled beer after bath will take you to the highest level of relaxation.
Kurobe, Toyama
Toyama
JPY 3,800~
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From and To Nagano / Matsumoto / Karuizawa / Hakuba / Kamikochi

Bessho Onsen
Bessho Onsen
Bessho Onsen located in Ueda city is the oldest hot spring in Nagano Prefecture. It is said that Yamato Takeru, emperor in ancient Japan opened the first springs at Beshho Onsen. There are 3 traditional public bath facilities offering footbath and open air baths. The spring contains sulfur and alkaline which are good for promoting a healthy smooth skin and healing wounds. The Beshho Onsen is compact so that you can easily explore the town on foot visiting surrounding temples and small shops.
Shinjuku / Ikebukuro
Karuizawa
JPY 1,300~
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From and To Izu Peninsula / Hamamatsu / Shizuoka / Gotemba Premium Outlets

Shuzenji Onsen
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Shuzenji Onsen
Autumn maple leaves
Shuzenji is one of the oldest hot spring town partially hidden among mountains on the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture which is known as a “Little Kyoto of Izu”, creating a traditional and classical atmosphere. This hot spring resort is situated along the pure flowing water, Katsura River, and there are beautiful and modest bamboo forest path, five red bridges, Japanese style inns, souvenir shops and cafes. Also, the spa area is a compact size, so everything you go is a walking distance. The transparent alkaline hot spring water is said to be effective for neuralgia, fatigue and muscular aches and pains.
Tokyo
Izu, Shizuoka / Shuzenji Spa / Izu Nagaoka Spa
JPY 2,570~
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Kyoto Osaka Kansai

From and To Mie

Nagashima Onsen( Nagashima Resort)
Nagashima Onsen( Nagashima Resort)
Nagashima Onsen is a popular hot spring complex at Nagashima Resot in Mie Prefecture. Nagashima Onsen Yuami no Shima is the Japan’s largest onsen theme park which offers 17 kinds of indoor and outdoor baths, as well as massage services, Ganbanyoku hot stone spa, saunas, stage performances and restaurants. Yuami no Shima provides interesting baths, such as the Oirase Keiryu no Yu which recreates the natural environment of the Oirase mountain stream in the Tohoku region and the Kurobe Kyokoku no Yu which is modelled on Kurobe Gorge, a forested ravine in the Northern Japan Alps. There are another facilities at Nagashima Resort you can have a full day of fun for the whole family : the amusement park Nagashima Spa Land, Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream Nagashima, a shopping mall, a water park, and Nabana no sato flower park.
Nagashima Resort, Mie
Osaka / Kobe
JPY 2,800~
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From and To Hyogo / Kobe

Kinosaki Onsen
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Kinosaki Onsen
Souvenior shops and cafes
Kinosaki Onsen is a charming hot spring town in the northern part of Hyogo Prefecture on the sea of Japan with 1400 years of history. This town is built along the picturesque willow lined river, Otanigawa River, and many travelers visit seven public bath houses along the river in cotton Kimono and wooden sandals enjoying the tranquil atmosphere and traditional town.
Osaka
Kinosaki-Onsen
JPY 160~
Go
Kobe
Kinosaki-Onsen
JPY 160~
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Yumura Onsen
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Yumura Onsen
Soft-boiled eggs cooked in the hot spring water
Yumura Onsen is a historic hot spring town nestled in the mountains in Hyogo Prefecture that was discovered in 848. The Haruki River flows through the town center and there is a "foot bath" where many people having a relaxing time, soaking in their feet while overlooking the river. The Onsen's specialty, "Hot spring eggs(Onsen Tamago)" which are soft-boiled eggs made in the onsen can be enjoyed here.The temperature of the onsen source gets as hot as 98℃ which contains sodium, hydrogen carbonate, chloride, and sulfate, and it is drinkable.
Kobe
Yumura-Onsen
JPY 160~
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Arima Onsen
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Arima Onsen
Yumotozaka Shopping District
Arima Onsen is one of the oldest and famous hot spring towns on the opposite side of Mount Rokko in Kobe city. It's known for the gold and silver hot spring and beautiful mountain scenery, yet close enough to Kobe city. Its gold spring water contains a high amount of iron and salt, and the other silver odorless spring water contains carbonated radium. The town is quite compact in size and can be explored everywhere on foot.
Arima-Onsen
Osaka
JPY 900~
Go
Arima-Onsen
Kyoto
JPY 1,650~
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From and To Wakayama

Nanki Shirahama
Nanki Shirahama
Shirahama Beach located in the southwestern part of Wakayama Prefecture is one of the best beaches in the Kansai regions. Shirahama means” White Beach” in Japanese, and it attracts tourists not only for a 500 meter long white sand, but also clear water. This region facing the Pacific Ocean is also famous for onsen hot spings, and you can enjoy various types of marine sports such as scuba diving, jet skiing, surfing and boat tours.
Omiya / Ikebukuro / Shinjuku / Yokohama
Nanki Shirahama
JPY 8,400~
Go
Osaka
Shirahama, Wakayama
JPY 2,600~
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Nanki Katsuura
Nanki Katsuura
Katsuura Onsen located in Wakayama Prefecture on the southeastern coast of the Kii Peninsula is famous for onsen hot springs and its fish market. Katsuura boasts the highest volume of tuna hauls in all of Japan, and tuna caught in this area are sold at the Katsuura Fish Market where the auction takes place early in the morning. Also, Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, the three great shrines of Kumano is about 30 minutes drive from this area.
Omiya / Ikebukuro / Shinjuku / Yokohama
Mie / Nanki Katsuura
JPY 7,900~
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Hiroshima Western Honshu

From and To Matsue, Shimane

Tamatsukuri Onsen, Shinjiko Onsen
Tamatsukuri Onsen, Shinjiko Onsen
Tamatsukuri Onsen and Shinjiko Onsen are located in Matsue, which is the capital city of Shimane Prefecture in the southwest of mainland, Honshu. Matsue offers you interesting and traditional attractions such as Matsue Castle, Shirines, Samurai district, history museum, hot springs, Shinjiko onsen and Tamatsukuri Onsen. Both Onsens are easily accessible from central Matsue, and public foot spa can be enjoyed for free of charge. Matsue is a great place to feel a taste of "traditional" Japan.
Hiroshima
Tamatsukuri Spa / Matsue / Shinjiko Spa
JPY 1,880~
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From and To Yamaguchi

Yuda Onsen
Yuda Onsen
Upon arriving Yuda Onsen, you will be greeted by a giant white fox statue which has a long legend that a wounded fox healed itself by foot bathing in the hot spring. Yuda Onsen itself is a small cluster of Japanese-style inns with the richest amount of alkaline hot spring water in Sanyo. Its location in the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture makes access to other tourist attractions convenient. The most prominent spots nearby include Rurikoji Temple, a National Treasure and Park Road, one of the 100 Top Roads in Japan known for autumn foliage.
Yamaguchi
Tokyo
JPY 11,000~
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Shikoku

From and To Ehime

Dogo Onsen
Dogo Onsen
Dogo Onsen is one of the Japan’s oldest hot springs in Matsuyama city, Ehime Prefecture. The Dogo Onsen is mentioned in Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan), a book of classical Japanese history, which dates back to 700 AD, along with Arima Onsen in Osaka and Shirahama Onsen in Wakayama. The Dogo Onsen area features many attractions such as a shopping arcade, temples and shrines, Dogo Park and the Shiki Museum. Dogo's shopping arcades offer many places to try local specialties, such as Taimeshi, a dish of rice cooked with sea bream and Botchan Dango, sweet rice dumplings.
Kochi
Matsuyama , Ehime
JPY 1,700~
Go
Matsuyama , Ehime
Fukuoka
JPY 7,300~
Go
Takamatsu, Kagawa
Matsuyama, Ehime
JPY 1,000~
Go
Matsuyama, Ehime
Tokyo
JPY 9,600~
Go
Tokushima
Matsuyama, Ehime
JPY 1,100~
Go
Matsuyama, Ehime
Kyoto
JPY 6,600~
Go

Kyushu

From and To Kumamoto

Kurokawa Onsen
Kurokawa Onsen
Kurokawa Onsen is one of the popular hot spring villages and has been chosen as a top 10 onsen resorts several years in a row. It is nestled deep in the mountain and lush gorge in Kumamoto Prefecture. 20 vintage inns and souvenir shops are lined along the pure stream of Tanoharu River at an altitude of 700m. You will feel Secluded from the outside world, it's the perfect place to get the feeling of peace and serenity.
Kumamoto
Beppu, Oita
JPY 150~
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From and To Oita

Yufuin
Yufuin
Yufuin Onsen is a popular hot spring resort located about ten kilometers from Beppu, surrounded by natural wilderness and overlooked by the heights of Mount Yufu. There are many fun things to do in Yufuin. You can check out museums or shops, have a tranquil time at café, take a various types of onsen, try outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain climbing or cycling, and enjoy local food.
Kumamoto
Beppu, Oita
JPY 150~
Go
Beppu Onsen
Beppu Onsen
Beppu City in Oita prefecture is one of the most popular and largest hot spring towns in Japan with over 4,300 hot spring sources. Beppu Onsen offers wide range of onsen baths, including mud baths, hot sand baths and stream baths, together with conventional hot water baths. Beppu Jigoku Meguri (The Hell Tour), a tour of eight Beppu hot springs where steams and gases explode out of the ground, is something only Beppu can offer.
Kumamoto
Beppu, Oita
JPY 150~
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