"Snow Wall" at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Kanazawa, Shirakawago and Hida Takayama / Snow Crab & Beef Steak Dinner Buffet
Snow Wall (image) *Snow accumulation depends on the weather conditions.
Shirakawa-go (image) *Photo by キヤット様 from Saitama
All-you-can-eat crab legs and beef steak for dinner (image)
Explore the mighty "Snow Wall" at the Alpine Route in 2012! Highlights of Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ・Walk through the snow walls which can rise to 20 ｍeters high! [Opening period] April 15th - June 22nd (scheduled) ・Take the "Tateyama Ropeway", Japan's longest ropeway, to enjoy the magnificent views ・See the spectacular views from the "Kurobe Dam", the highest dam in Japan. Accommodation ・Stay at a hotel in Kanazawa city with an all-you-can-eat & drink dinner, including snow crab, steak beef etc. (approx. 60 mins) Sightseeing in Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama on Day-2 ・Kanazawa Castle Park (A landmark of the region.) ・Kenrokuen Garden (One of Japan's three famous gardens.) ・Higashichaya District (Traditional townscape) ・Shirakawa-go (A thatched roof farmhouse village, registered as a World Heritage Site.) ・Hida Takayama (Quaint townscape, referred to as a little Kyoto. Visit sake brewery tour at a long-established brewery. Taste few types of sake including "Miyamagiku".) [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" (3-5 years old) - Bus seats only. Train seats, meals and bedding are not provided. [Attention] *A backpack is recommended for your convenience. *Please wear comfortable slip-resistant waterproof shoes such as trekking shoes for the walk around Murodo. *Sunglasses and sun screen are also recommended if the sun is shining. *Outdoor activities will be particularly cold. Please wrap up warm. *Alpine Route Information: https://www.alpen-route.com/en/about/climate.html *Bus at Alpine Route: You can leave your large bags on the bus when you walk around the route. Please make sure to keep the valuables with you all the time. That's why its recommended to have a backpack. *Snow Wall Walk on Day-1: This activity may be cancelled or shortened due to poor visibility, heavy snowfall, bad weather, road conditions etc. *At the beginning of the route it will be very busy. It might be the case that the arrival time at the hotel will be between 20:00-21:00. *Since the hotel has mostly single rooms, even if you booked a room for 2 people, two single rooms may be provided. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. However a staff member will give you the basic information, such as meeting place and time at each stop in English or Chinese, although they won’t give you detailed information on the places visited. *Seat allocations for trains: Due to seating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be close to each other. *Meal contents are subject to change, depending on the availability of the ingredients. *This tour's train schedule is decided by the present schedule as of the end of 2019. Therefore, due to the schedule revision of the railway company in the middle of March every year, the departure and arrival times for the outbound and inbound trains may be 5-10 mins different than stated on the itinerary. *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.
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Shinjuku Station (Depart 7:00-8:00) [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat] Matsumoto Station Ogizawa Kurobe Dam Lake Kurobe Kurobedaira [Enjoy panoramic view from Tateyama Ropeway] Daikanbo Murodo (Snow Wall Walk) Bijodaira Tateyama Kanazawa (Overnight) ※Stay over in Kanazawa city centre. Take an early morning walk around a tourist spots located nearby! ※All-you-can-eat snow crab legs & beef steak and all-you-can-drink alcohol for dinner (60 mins)
Hotel: Hotel Crown Hills Kanazawa
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Kanazawa Kanazawa Castle Park Kenrokuen Garden Higashichaya District Shirakawago (Explore the World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go gassho-zukuri farmhouse village) Hida Takayama (Stroll in a quaint town. Visit sake brewery tour at a long-established brewery. Taste few types of sake including "Miyamagiku".) Matsumoto Station [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat] Shinjuku Station (Arrive 20:00-22:10)
Shinjuku Station south entrance
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.
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*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).
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