Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route: Snow Wall & Cherry Blossoms

Highlights

Limited time only! Cherry blossoms and snow at the same time! 1. See cherry blossoms at Takato Castle Park, one of the best viewing spots in Japan! 2. Travel across the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route using 6 different modes of transport including a ropeway, cable car and trolley bus while viewing the stunning natural scenery. Highlights along the route include: ・Yuki no Otani (Snow Wall), which is open between April 15th~June 22nd. Walk among gignatic 20m high snow walls! ・The Kurobe Dam, which is Japan's tallest dam at 186 meters. *Alpine Route Q&A - https://www.alpen-route.com/en/about/climate.html ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included – Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours). *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats only. Train seats, meals and bedding are not provided. [Attention] Clothing *A backpack is recommended for your convenience. *Please wear comfortable shoes such as trekking shoes for the walk around Murodo. *Sunglasses and sun screen are also recommended if the sun is shining. *Please wrap up warm. Know before you go *The start of the Alpine Route season will be very busy meaning that the departure time on Day 2 may be earlier than scheduled (6:30~7:00.) Should this be the case, breakfast will be a bento box served on the bus. *Snow Wall Walk on Day 2: This activity may be cancelled or shortened due to poor visibility, heavy snowfall, bad weather, road conditions etc. *Accommodation for this tour is rather small scale and the tour uses several hotels. *Some rooms are not equipped with a fridge, toilet and bath. However, all the hotels for this tour are equipped with natural hot spring baths shared by guests. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *Seat allocations for trains: Due to seating arrangement, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be close to each other. *Due to seating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, you may have to sit separately. *Meal contents are subject to change, depending on the availability of the ingredients. Other *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku station (8:00~9:00 Departure) [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat] Chino station Takato Castle Park (One of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan.) Kita Azumino (Overnight) *Hotel Grace Hakuba / Hakuba Alpine Hotel / Hakuba Glad Inn Ebisuya or similar hotel (all equipped with a large communal bath)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kita Azumino (6:30~7:30 Departure) Ogizawa (Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route) Kurobe Dam Lake Kurobe - Kurobedaira Ropeway ride Daikanbo (Panoramic view) Murodo (Enjoy snow wall walk.) Bijodaira Tateyama Ueda station [Shinkansen "Asama"・Non-smoking seat] Tokyo station (20:00~22:15 Arrival)



location Shinjuku Station south entrance

Detail

Departure place

Shinjuku Station south entrance

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Toyama, Nagano

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition