Dynamic Snow Walls Otani! Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Cherry blossoms at Takato Castle Park / Accommodation in Kitaazumi-gun


Limited plan for 8 days only! See the famous Takato cherry blossoms and travel the impressive Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route including visiting the Snow Wall! 1. Alpine Route… The route is approximately 90 km long with an elevation of 2,000 meters over Mt. Tateyama. It is traveled using 6 different types of transport. ①Electric bus ②Kurobe Cable car ③Tateyama Ropeway ④Tateyama Trolleybus ⑤Kogen bus ⑥Tateyama Cable car 2. Yuki-no-Otani Snow wall… Walk through the 20m high Snow Wall corridor at the altitude of 2450m. ※Snow condition differs depending on the weather. 3. Takato Castle Park… View 1,500 blooming cherry trees at the Takato Castle Ruins Park, one of the top 3 places to view cherry blossoms in Japan. *Peak viewing season: mid April. 4. Accommodation in Kitaazumi-gun ※Optional boxed lunch (“Makunouchi bento” containing rice and various kinds of fish, meat and vegetable with green tea. JPY1,100 per person) is served on the first day in the bus. Please note your request in the remarks column on the application form. We accept your order by 10 days prior to the departure date. (The fee is charged via your credit card.) If you do not order this option, you need to prepare your lunch on your own in advance or buy at service areas during the tour. [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 for whatever reason. 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 seat, hotel facility usage fees (no bedding or meals), transportation on the Alpine Route. [Attention] *On the Alpine Route, the tour travels through the mountains using a number of vehicles. When passing through the Alpine Route, you will either carry your luggage by yourself or it will be transported by a large bus. We are not responsible for your luggage (lost, stolen, damaged etc.) Please come with clothes, shoes and bags that enable you to walk easily and comfortably. Putting your belongings in a backpack is especially recommended. *The journey from Tateyama station to Gohyakkoku Station on Day 2 may be done by Toyama Chihō Railway (travel time is approx. 40 mins, travel fee will be covered by us). *There is no refund when the Alpine Route transport is suspended due to the weather. However, if the Alpine Route closes suddenly as we are traveling on it, we will refund the fare for the transport we couldn't ride as well as any difference in fares that arises from the transport used to make any detour. *Outdoor activities will be particularly cold (temperature will be 10℃ ~15℃ less than the ground level) and the road might be frozen, so please bring warm clothing and slip-resistant waterproof shoes. Hats, gloves and other basic cold protection equipment (scarf, earmuffs, sunglasses, disposable heat packs are also useful). *Depending on the congestion at the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, our departure time from the hotel could change. If the departure time is particularly early, then we will skip breakfast at the hotel and serve you a bento breakfast box. Queues for boarding the various transport may also occur. *Please listen carefully the meeting time and place at each station announced by a tour conductor, otherwise you will get lost. *Please follow the instructions of staff at the Snow Wall. *The area is expected to be very busy during the season so the return time may delayed greatly. *Takato Castle Park is quite large, and there are some slopes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Depending on the congestion, you may take the shuttle bus from the parking near the park. The bus will be shared with other passengers. When it is crowded, you may have to stand during the ride. *Cherry blossoms blooming time varies slightly according to weather. In case if Takato sakura is not blooming, you will visit a different sightseeing spot instead. There will be no refund in such a case. *There may not be a bathtub in the room. Please use the public bath in that case. *In the case of 3 and more persons sharing a room, an extra bed may be provided in a twin room. *Accommodation is B&B type or city hotel type. In case of a B&B type, the size of the facility is not large, so it may be busy at the reception, dining area and public bath. *Please wear comfortable warm clothing and walking shoes. *Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may change. *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. *The tour conductor will arrive at the meeting place via different departure points to pick up other guests. Although the tour conductor/sightseeing bus could be late to the meeting place due to road conditions, they will eventually arrive, so please wait at the designated meeting point. •We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control. •If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail. •The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot. •(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.) Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement. Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Umeda (Meet 7:30) -- Shin-Osaka (Meet 7:55) -- Takato Castle Park -- Azumino (Shopping) -- Kitaazumi-gun・Hakuba Esquina or a similar class hotel (Overnight)

  • Hotel: Kitaazumi-gun・Hakuba Esquina or a similar class hotel (Overnight)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kitaazumi-gun -- Ogizawa Station -- [①Electric Bus] -- Kurobe Dam -- Lake Kurobe -- [②Kurobe Cable Car] -- Kurobedaira -- [③Tateyama Ropeway] -- Daikanbo -- [④Tateyama trolleybus] -- Murodo (Walk through snow walls at the altitude of 2,450m, the highest point on the Alpine Route) -- [⑤Kogen bus] -- Bijodaira -- [⑥Cable car] -- Tateyama Station -- Tateyama (Shopping) -- Shin-Osaka (Scheduled 20:35) -- Umeda (Scheduled 20:55)

location Umeda


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:30 AM


Nagano, Toyama

  • 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

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

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition
The prices may vary depending on number of participants and other conditions.