Northern Alps Tour: Alpine Route, Kurobe Gorge Railway & Kamikochi / Unazuki Onsen


Enjoy three picturesque spots in the Northern Alps region 1. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route: Travel the scenic route using various modes of transportation including ropeway, cable car and trolley bus. Enjoy the water release spectacle at Kurobe Dam (June 26~October 15). From late September, you can also enjoy the autumn leaves along the route. *At Murodo, the highest point on the route, a commentator will accompany the walk informing you about the natural surroundings. *You will not have to travel with large suitcases along the Alpine route. Your luggage will be sent on to the hotel on night 2 by either a hotel vehicle or a bus. 2. Kurobe Gorge Railway: A sightseeing train that offers wonderful views of the Kurobe Gorge, one of the deepest gorges in Japan. 3. Kamikochi: Spend three hours at the premier mountain resort. Sightseeing buses are restricted around kamikochi so there is a chance of transferring onto a shuttle bus (30 mins one-way). You may be required to sit in an auxiliary seat if the bus is full. We will let you know should a shuttle bus transfer be required. 4. Unazuki Onsen: Stay at this famous hot spring resort on Day 1. Enjoy a buffet dinner featuring local Toyama produce including sushi and depp-fried white shrimp. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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. 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 for Days 2 and 3. Dinner on Day 1 and breakfast on Day 2. [Attention] *Seat allocations for Shinkansen: Due to the seating layout and reservation situation, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be next to or close to each other. *Please wear comfortable clothing and sturdy walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *A Japanese-speaking sightseeing guide accompanies the trip. There is a separate tour conductor that speaks English or Chinese, however they do not translate what the sightseeing guide is saying. *Please bring a raincoat with a hood. *Please bring warm clothing as temperatures at higher altitudes are low. *We will allocate the accommodation rooms. You cannot choose rooms. *The rooms at the hotel in Hakuba on Day 2 are on the small side. Your room may not include a lavatory, bathroom or a refrigerator. *For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated. *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 9:32~10:32) [Shinkansen Hakutaka/non-smoking carriage] Kurobe Unazuki Onsen [5 mins on foot】 Shin-Kurobe Toyama Chiho Railway Unazuki Onsen Unazuki Kurobe Gorge Railway for 60 mins Kanetsuri (One of Japan's deepest valleys) Unazuki Unazuki Onsen (Overnight) *Look forward to a buffet dinner and the hot springs!

  • Hotel: Unazuki Grand Hotel

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Unazuki Onsen Tateyama Bijodaira Murodo (Nature walk with a guide for 3 hours) Daikanbo (Ropeway ride) Kurobedaira Lake Kurobe Kurobe Dam Ogizawa Kitaazumi District (Overnight) *Hotel includes a large public bath.

  • Hotel: Hotel Hakuba Berg Land or similar standard hotel

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kitaazumi District Kamikochi (3 hours to explore!) Matsumoto [Limited Express Azusa/non-smoking carriage] Shinjuku (Arrive 19:35~20:07)

location Tokyo


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  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

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