Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route/Snow Wall, Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama

Highlights

Stay overnight at "Royal Hotel Toyama Tonami", a spa resort hotel and included in our top category for hotels we use. Explore Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, World Heritage Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama 1. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is blessed with spectacular natural scenery which changes according to the seasons! ・Visit "Yuki no Otani, the huge snow walls that can reach 20m in height! Walk through and feel its impressive might! (Open until June 22) ・Enjoy various modes of transportation (cable car, ropeway, trolleybus etc) to cross the route. *Alpine Route Q&A - https://www.alpen-route.com/en/about/climate.html 2. Sightseeing! ・Shirakawa-go, a village of Gassho-style thatched roof farmhouses, registered as a World Heritage Site. ・Hida Takayama, a historic town which is referred to as a "Little Kyoto". 3. Departures after June will visit Kamikochi, a popular mountain resort that has had minimal human interference. 4. Stay overnight at a spa resort hotel. ・Relax and enjoy immersing yourself in the outdoor bath. ・Enjoy buffet style dinner, including Shiro-ebi Kakiage (white shrimps fried together as a piece of tempura) and Masu-zushi (pressed trout sushi) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [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 *At the Alpine Route, you can leave your large bags on the bus. When you get off the bus and walk around the Alpine Route, please keep your valuables with you. *Snow Wall Walk on Day 2: This activity may be cancelled or shortened due to poor visibility, heavy snowfall, bad weather, road conditions etc. *From June: Tour itinerary on Day 1 and Day 2 will be switched. Kamikochi will be added on Day 2. *Kamikochi visit: For the purpose of nature conservation, large tour buses are restricted and the transfer to a shuttle bus is required (approx. 30 mins for one way.) Even if the seats in the bus are fully seated, you can use auxiliary seats. You can leave your large bags on the tour bus. *If you booked a room for 3 people, a twin room with an extra bed may be provided. A room for 4 people will be a Japanese style or Japanese and Western mix style room. *Baths in the hotel: Natural hot spring water is available at the outdoor baths but not in the indoor baths. *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: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo (7:24~9:04 Departure) [Shinkansen "Asama"・Non-smoking seat] Ueda Hida Takayama (Japanese style Hida beef lunch/Enjoy historic townscape of Hida.) Shirakawa-go (A village of World Heritage Site) Tonami (Overnight) Royal Hotel Toyama Tonami *Enjoy natural hot spring water in the outdoor baths as well as a buffet dinner.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tonami Tateyama Bijodaira Murodo (Enjoy "Snow Wall Walk", which opens limited time.) Daikanbo Ropeway ride Kurobedaira Lake Kurobe Kurobe Dam (The highest dam in Japan) Ogizawa Matsumoto [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat] Shinjuku (20:00~22:07 Arrival)



location Tokyo

Detail

Departure place

Tokyo

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

20 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