Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama


1. Travel through the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route using various types of transport. The route opens on April 15th this year. 2. Enjoy the Kurobe Dam water discharge. 3. Stroll around Shirakawa-go (World Heritage Site) and Hida Takayama ("Little Kyoto"). -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Day 1] Optional boxed lunch will be offered on the bus. 1. Bento box containing specialties of Shinshu (now Nagano Prefecture) with tea: JPY1,050 2. Miso Dengaku ("Konnyaku" yam cake with miso spread) boxed lunch with tea: JPY850 (Contents for both: Fried chicken & shrimp, grilled fish, simmered vegetables and more with steamed rice.) *Please inform us of your order in the “Additional information” section of the application form when you make a reservation. Alternatively, please let us know by e-mail at least 5 days prior to the departure day. *Advanced payment *If you don't order this option, please buy lunch by yourself during a break in the trip. *This optional lunch is excluded for the following departure dates: 27-28 April and 3-4 May. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *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.) *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seat only. *On the Alpine Route, the tour travels through the mountains using a number of vehicles. Please come with clothes, shoes and bags that enable you to walk easily and comfortably. Putting your belongings in a backpack is particularly recommended. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. [Attention] *Travelling along the Alpine Route might have to be discontinued in case of bad weather or other conditions. In such a case, vehicle fares for the areas not yet traveled will be refunded. *If the departure time on Day 2 is early morning (6:00~7:00), a boxed bento breakfast may be be served. *2 single rooms might be provided in some cases for those who made a reservation with 1 room for 2 participants. *Depending on traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. 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. [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.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shinjuku​ (Departure 7:50) Nyukawa (Shopping/30 min) Hida Takayama (Stroll around the quaint old streets of the town known as "Little Kyoto"/60 min) Shirakawa-go (Walk around the gassho-zukuri farmhouses village, a World Heritage Site/1-1.5 hrs) APA Hotel Toyama or same class hotel (Overnight)

  • Hotel: APA Hotel Toyama or same class hotel

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Toyama Tateyama (Cable car/7 min) Bijodaira (Highland bus/60 min) Murodo (The highest point of the Alpine Route at 2,500 m) (Trolley bus/10 min) Daikambo (Ropeway/7 min) Kurobedaira (Cable car/5 min) Lake Kurobe (Walk/15 min) Kurobe Dam (Trolley bus/16 min) Ogizawa Azumino (Shopping/25 min) Shinjuku (Schedule 19:30)

location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)


Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

07:50 AM



  • 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