Kamikochi & Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route [By Train]

Highlights

Enjoy a more slow-paced and relaxing trip over 3 days ① Flexible itinerary: There are some options to choose from according to your pace and interests. ② Frequent rest stops: We will stop every 90 minutes or so during the journey. ③ Fewer people: The tour bus limits the number of participants to just 36 people. Tour Features ① Snow Wall on the Tateyama Alpine Route: ・Murodo has some of the heaviest snowfall in the world. A road flanked with up to 20 meters high snow walls is the leading attraction of Murodo. *Viewing season: mid-April~mid-June ② Kurobedaira Panorama Terrace: ・Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains from the east side of the Tateyama mountain range to the Ushiro Tateyama mountain range. ③ Stay overnight at the scenic resort hotel 'above the clouds', located at the highest point on the Alpine Route: ・ At 2,450m above sea level, expect stunning natural beauty ranging from glittering starry skies to the striking 'sea of clouds.' ・This is also the best season for watching the Raicho (Ptarmigan) bird, designated as a Natural Monument. ・Enjoy walking around Murodo early in the morning and late afternoon when the crowds are gone. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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] *The sea of clouds and starry sky may not be visible according to the weather on your tour day. Also, the encounter with wild animals is not guaranteed. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *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 the structure of the seats, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be close to each other. [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: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shin-Osaka station (Depart 8:50~10:00) -- [Tokaido Shinkansen "Kodama"・Green Car (first class)] -- Nagoya station -- [Limited Express "Wide View Hida"・Reserved seat] -- Takayama station -- Taisho Pond (Optional stopover) -- Yamanoryosha Gosenjaku Lodge (Overnight) *The lodge is located within walking distance to Kappa Bridge, a symbol of Kamikochi! Enjoy being embraced by the great nature for 18 hours!

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kamikochi (Slow start. Enjoy walking around Taisho Pond and Myojin Pond. Myojin Pond requires admission fee: JPY300, separate cost.) -- [Azumino Art Line/Enjoy the views of the Northern Alps from the tour bus.] -- Daio Wasabi Farm in Azumino -- Ogizawa station -- [Kanden Tunnel Trolley Bus] -- Kurobe Dam -- (You will walk on top of the Kurobe Dam!) -- Kurobeko - [Kurobe Cable Car] -- Kurobedaira -- [Tateyama Ropeway] -- Daikanbo -- [Tateyama Tunnel Trolley Bus] -- Hotel Tateyama in Murodo *The highest point of the Alpine Route! Enjoy Yuki no Otani snow walls, etc.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Murodo (Slow start. Depart after 10:00/Enjoy a tranquil morning in Murodo) -- [Tateyama Highland Bus] -- Bijodaira -- [Tateyama Cable Car] -- Tateyama -- Shomyo Falls (Japan's tallest waterfall at 350m) -- Kanazawa station -- [Limited Express "Thunderbird"・reserved seat・non-smoking car] -- Osaka station (Arrive 17:30~19:00)



location Shin-osaka

Detail

Departure place

Shin-osaka

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

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)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition