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3-Day Mountain Holiday – Kamikochi and Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Tour from Tokyo

Depart Tokyo
VISIT Tateyama, Kurobe, Kamikochi
Duration Approx. 3 days
Minimum No for Tour Operating 2
Guide English Guide available
Included Accommodation, English-speaking guide, Dinner on day 2, Breakfast on day 3, other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
Cancellation Policy 7days prior of the tour date 50%
  2Day prior of the date 70%
  1Day prior of the tour date 100% , No show 100%
 
   
ADULT
FROM$1,701.00
CHILD
FROM$1,485.00
INFANT
FROM$0.00
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ABOUT THE TOUR

1. Travel along the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route on this guided tour and see the breathtaking landscapes of surrounding mountains towering 3,000m (9,842ft.).
2. The tour will take the Tateyama Ropeway to Daikanbo Station for the dynamic view seen from the observation deck atop the station.
3. In Kamikochi, participants will have free time long enough to enjoy the beautiful scenery which attracts many tourists.

ITINERARY

DAY 1

08:00 –

Keio Plaza Hotel

From Shinjuku Station to Matsumoto Station (180 min)

Take the JR limited express train to Matsumoto

From Matsumoto to Kamikochi (105 min)

[Remarks] A transfer from a route bus to a local train may be made at Shin-Shimashima.

Kamikochi (120 min)

Escape from the city bustle and enjoy strolling around one of the finest mountain resorts in Japan.

From Kamikochi to Matsumoto

A transfer from a route bus to a local train will be made at Shin-Shimashima.

From Matsumoto Station to Shinano-Omachi Station (60 min)

Take the JR local train to Shinano-Omachi Station

19:40 – 20:20

Kuroyon Royal Hotel

Take the taxi to the hotel

DAY 2

08:00 –

Kuroyon Royal Hotel

Take the route bus from Hinatayama Kogen bus stop to Ogizawa.

From Ogizawa Station to Kurobe Dam

Take the trolley bus to Kurobe Dam

Kurobe Dam (30 min)

At 186 meters high and 492 meters long, the Kurobe Dam is one of the largest dams in the world.
Walk to Kurobeko (Kurobe Lake) after visiting Kurobe Dam.

From Kurobeko to Kurobedaira

Take the cable car to Kurobedaira

From Kurobedaira to Daikanbo

Take the ropeway to Daikanbo

From Daikanbo to Murodo

Take the trolley bus to Murodo

Murodo – Enjoy lunch on your own. Lunch is not included in the tour. (60 min)

At 2,500 meters, this is the highest point on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. Enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding mountains towering over 3,000 meters.

From Murodo to Bijodaira

Take the Kogen Bus to Bijodaira

From Bijodaira to Tateyama

Take the cable car to Tateyama

From Tateyama Station to Unazuki Onsen Station (140 min)

Take the Toyama Chiho Railway local train to Unazuki Onsen. The tour may change trains on the way.

18:30 – 19:00

Hotel Kurobe

[Remarks] Dinner and breakfast are included. Vegetarian menus are available if requested during booking.

DAY 3

08:00 –

Hotel Kurobe

From Unazuki Station to Kanetsuri Station (55 min)

Take the Kurobe Gorge Railway

Kanetsuri (40 min)

Enjoy spectacular views from the Mannenyuki observation point, Japanese for “ten-thousand-year snow,” and see the beautiful snow deposits that have accumulated over time.

From Kanetsuri Station to Unazuki Station (55 min)

Take the Kurobe Gorge Railway
[Remarks] The Kurobe Gorge Train may make a turn before arriving at Kanetsuri Station in early summer due to operational circumstances. In such a case Kanetsuri will not be visited and only the price difference of the Kurobe Gorge Railway will be refunded by the guide in cash.

From Unazuki Onsen Station to Dentetsu-Toyama Station (70 min)

Take the Toyama Chiho Railway local train to Dentetsu-Toyama Station (non-reserved seats).
[Remarks] Please note that seating is not guaranteed.

From Toyama Station to Tokyo Station (140 min)

Take the JR Hokuriku Shinkansen to Tokyo

15:30 – 18:00

Tokyo Station

The tour disbands upon arrival at Tokyo Station. Please head to your next destination on your own from Tokyo Station.

REMARKS

1. This is a special tour for international visitors. Please understand that residents of Japan cannot make bookings for this tour.

2. If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.

3. Depending on traffic, weather, and other unforeseeable circumstances, the itinerary may have to be altered and/or a site visit shortened.

4. Temperatures drop significantly in Tateyama, Kurobe and Kamikochi, about 10-15 degrees Celsius lower than that of Tokyo. Especially in Tateyama, snow will be left until June. Please bring coats or other warm clothing in spring and fall.

5. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes which you don’t mind getting dirty (Sneakers or trekking shoes are recommended).
An overnight bag that is easy to carry such as a backpack is also recommended.
[Remarks] A bag transport service is available between Omachi Onsen and Unazuki Onsen. As of August 2015, the service charge is JPY 1,300 per bag.

6. Please carry your own baggage. We recommend leaving large luggage such as suit cases in your hotel in Tokyo since space on the Shinkansen and bus are limited.

7. Please inform us of your accommodation for the day prior to, and after the tour. The final itinerary will be sent via fax.
If you are staying at a private residence, please inform us of the address, the householder’s name, telephone number, FAX number and the e-mail address.

8. A transfer to a bus may be required between Matsumoto and Kamikochi (at Shin-Shimashima).

9. Sightseeing buses will not be allowed to enter the Kamikochi area on specific days during the high season from July to October. When a tour day falls on such specific day, the tour may use a public route bus.

10. Dinner on day 2 and breakfast on day 3 are included in the tour booking price. Vegetarian menus are available if requested during booking.
11. The Kurobe Gorge Railway may make a turn before arriving at Kanetsuri Station in early summer due to operational circumstances. In such a case Kanetsuri will not be visited and only the price difference of the Kurobe Gorge Train will be refunded by the guide in cash.
12. Transportation between Unazuki Onsen Station and Dentetsu-Toyama Station on day 3 will be using non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
13. Depending on the number of participants, a private car may be used instead of public transportation.
14. Information required at booking: Accommodation on the day prior to/after the tour, requests for vegetarian menu
*If you are staying at a private residence, the address, householder’s name, telephone number, FAX number and e-mail address will also be required.
15. The arrival time and time spent at each destination listed on the itinerary may vary due to changes in the JR timetable.