Hotel Tateyama: 'The Resort Closest to the Stars' / Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route


Stay overnight at Hotel Tateyama, located at an altitude of 2,450m, hence referred to as 'the resort closest to the stars.' Attractions around the hotel: ① Visit the Snow Wall in the late afternoon and away from the crowds. This time is exclusive for hotel guests in the Murodo area until June! ② Stay in the Murodo area for 18 hours! Enjoy a relaxing time until 12:00 on Day 2. From July departures onwards, a nature guide will take you around Murodo first thing in the morning on Day 2!(*Guiding will be in Japanese.) ③ Special views With the hotel at 2,450m above sea level, you will be lucky to see impressive views of the starry sky and sunset in the clouds. *The views are weather dependent. ④ Soak in the hot spring baths. Enjoy bathing in natural hot spring communal baths at the hotel. For departures on June 10 and 11: Club Tourism Special Hotel Plan ① Special dinner menu, including a dish made from white shrimps. ② A bottle of "Tateyamadono Spring Water" (500ml) for each person. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] What's 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. What's not included Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) What's included in Infant Price (3-5 years old) Bus seats only (no JR train seats, meals or bedding) Alpine Route - Murodo Snow Wall walk period: April 15~June 22 (scheduled) - Kurobe Dam Water discharge event period: June 26~October 15 (scheduled) - Average temperature in Murodo: April: 0~2℃/2~4℃; May: 3~9℃/5~11℃ & June: 9~10℃/10~11℃ *Source: Alpine Route official website. - Special service for Hotel Tateyama guests ・Visit the Snow Wall escorted by a hotel staff member (approx. 45 min/Free/Unavailable during bad weather) ・After dinner, you can listen to a lecture and slideshow about the nature surrounding Tateyama and then go stargazing on the rooftop (Free/Stargazing unavailable during bad weather) *The lecture and instructions are in Japanese. Optional Sunrise Tour (Additional cost) You can join the sunrise watching tour, organized by Hotel Tateyama (JPY2,100/person, separate cost) *Please apply at the hotel. *The tour may be cancelled due to bad weather or other circumstances. (The tour operation will be decided the day before or early in the morning on the day.) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------         [Attention] Alpine Route  *Using a backpack is recommended. You will change transportation several times and need to carry your luggage by yourself, so please pack lightly and avoid using roller bags. *Make sure to bring a raincoat with a hood. *You will be walking on snow in the Murodo area so please wear shoes with a strong grip. *It is recommended to bring sunglasses and sunscreen as the sun will be strong on a clear day. Itinerary & Contents *Meal contents are subject to change, depending on the availability of the ingredients. *A Japanese-speaking guide accompanies the trip. Although the tour conductor can speak English or Chinese, they do not translate the guiding. Hotel *Some guest rooms are not equipped with a bathtub. *If you booked a room for 3~4people, a twin room with an extra bed/sofa bed may be provided. Meeting point *The departure time of the Shinkansen may be slightly adjusted by 5-10 minutes due to timetable revisions. *Meeting time at the station is 20-30 minutes before the train departure time. Further details about the meeting time and place will be sent to you at least 7 days prior to the tour departure day. *The schedule of the tour may have to be changed due to delays or changes to transportation timetables caused by unavoidable circumstances such as bad weather, etc. Under such conditions, any additional costs incurred (e.g. accommodation, meals and transportation fees will be covered by customers.) *When allocating plane seats, due to seating arrangements, you may be separated even if you booked as a group. Even customers who booked for two may not be seated next to each other or sat on the same row. 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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo (Depart 7:24~9:04) - Shinkansen Asama non-smoking seat Ueda - [Travel time: approx. 2 hrs] Ogizawa -- Kurobe Dam (Japan's largest arch dam) - Walk: approx. 20 min (one way) Kurobeko -- Kurobedaira -- Daikanbo (See a panoramic view from the observatory.) -- Murodo (Overnight) *Arrive at 16:00. After dinner, enjoy star gazing on the rooftop (Clear weather permitting)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Murodo (Free time until departure at 12:00) -- Bijodaira -- Tateyama -【Travel time: approx. 4 hrs】- Ueda station - Shinkansen Asama non-smoking seat Tokyo station (Arrive 18:52~20:52)

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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

15 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

2 Person(s)

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