Kurobe Gorge Train & Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Highlights

1. Ride the Kurobe Gorge Train. 2. Pass through the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. 3. Visit the Snow Wall (15 Apr~22 Jun). Departures after 22 June (26 Jun~15 Oct) will visit the Kurobe Dam and tourists can watch the water discharge. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *Day 1 optional bento (tea included) / JPY1,000 per person (incl. tax) - Please apply at least 5 business days before departure. - Please pay a member of staff in cash on the day. - For those who did not submit a request, please bring your own lunch or buy it during rest stops. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *This course can be upgraded to include an overnight stay at Hotel Hakuba. For those who wish to do so, please look up Course No: 77845. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seat only. *Tour inclusions: 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.) [Attention] * Depending on bad weather etc., the Snow Wall walk may be canceled due to safety concerns. * The agency bus is available between Bijodaira~Tateyama Station (Tateyama Cable Car). *Although departures up until 30 April are scheduled to go to Sasadaira and departure from May 1 to Kanetsuri, should heavy snow lead to route restoration work and delays, all journeys will go to Sasadaira. The shuttle service from May 1 could also return to Sasadaira for reasons other than snow. Even in that case, a refund is not available. *The departure time on Day 2 could be quite early in the morning depending on how congested the Alpine Route is. A bento breakfast may be provided should this be the case. *Please be aware that due to congestion and our reservation time on the Alpine Route, the return time could be significantly late. Furthermore, due to local traffic/road conditions etc., the time spent at Murodo could be shortened. *The scheduled visit to the Snow Wall is between 15 April-22 June. From 26 April-15 October, the tour visits the Kurobe Dam to witness the water discharge. *The passenger carriage on the Kurobe Gorge train does not have a window. Since umbrellas are not allowed, during bad weather, it is recommended to bring rain gear like a raincoat. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended. *Depending on traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may change. *The best time for viewing autumn leaves might change slightly depending on the weather. *This tour is attended by a tour guide and a tour conductor. The tour guide gives sightseeing information in Japanese only. The tour conductor, who can communicate in either English or Chinese, gives language support to the tour members but does not translate the Japanese sightseeing information into English nor into Chinese. *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. *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
  • Nagoya Station (Meet 7:10*) Unazuki Station [Kurobe Gorge Train... get on board and feel the surrounding nature while passing through bridges and tunnels.] Kanetsuri Station Unazuki Station Hakuba, Hotel Inner Village Miyama or similar class hotel. *Departures on May 3rd-5th: the meeting time is 6:40, 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hakuba Onsen Village Ogizawa [Kanden Tunnel Trolleybus] Kurobe Dam Kurobeko Station [Kurobe Cable Car] Kurobedaira [Tateyama Ropeway] Daikanbo [Tateyama Tunnel Trolleybus] Murodo (Walk along a 20m high snow wall / approx. 2 hours) [Tateyama Kogen Bus] Bijodaira [Tateyama Cable Car] Tateyama Station Nagoya Station (Schedule 20:30)



location Nagoya

Detail

Departure place

Nagoya

Meeting Time

07:10 AM

Destination

Toyama

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

2 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition