Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama

Highlights

If you would like to participate on the tour departing on 4/18, 4/25, 4/28, 4/29, 5/2, 5/3, 5/4, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30 . Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Shirakawa-go & Hida Takayama [Depart 6:50] ----------------------------------------------- 1. Travel through the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route using various types of transport. The route opens on April 15th this year. 2. Walk through the 20m-high Snow Walls Otani. A breathtaking experience! *Limited time only: by 22nd June. *The itinerary for April~June departures includes walking through the Snow Wall Otani. Please note that for July onwards, enjoy the Kurobe Dam water discharge instead. 3. Stroll around Shirakawa-go (World Heritage Site) and Hida Takayama ("Little Kyoto"). [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. [Attention] *【Yuki no Otani (Snow Wall Walk)】 This is a special event. For safety reasons, the organizer may cancel or shorten the time of the event due to low visibility, snow, snow removal operation, and other operational reasons. *Please bring your own lunch or buy it during a break in the tour. *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. *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 (5:30~8:30), 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. *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
  • Ueno ​(Departure 6:50) Tokyo (Departure 7:20) Shinjuku​ (Departure 7:50) Nyukawa (Shopping/20 min) Hida Takayama (Stroll around the quaint old streets of the town known as "Little Kyoto"/50 min) Shirakawa-go (Walk around the gassho-zukuri farmhouses village, a World Heritage Site/60 min) APA Hotel Toyama or same class hotel (Overnight)

  • Hotel: APA Hotel Toyama or same class hotel

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1 (Breakfast Box)
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Toyama Tateyama (Cable car/7 min) Bijodaira (Highland bus) Murodo (The highest point of the Alpine Route at 2,500 m/60 min) (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 Shinjuku (Schedule 20:50) Tokyo (Scheduled 21:20) Ueno (Schedule 21:50)



location Front of JR Ueno Station Iriya Entrance

Detail

Departure place

Front of JR Ueno Station Iriya Entrance

Meeting Time

06:50 AM

Destination

Shirakawa-go, Toyama

Language
  • 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

1 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.