[For JR Pass Holders] Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Takayama & Matsumoto in 5 Days

Highlights

This plan is for "Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass" holders. Since this pass is for foreign visitors to Japan, Japanese nationals and residents cannot participate on this tour. 1. This is a 5 day tour of the popular Tateyama Kurobe, Hida Takayama and Matsumoto areas by bus. 2. On the Alpine Route, we will be staying at the popular Hotel Tateyama in the national park which, at 2,450m above sea level, is labelled "The Resort Closest to the Stars." 3. See the famous Snow Wall from April to mid-June! Get up close to the 20m high wall and feel the powerful force of nature! Look forward to crossing the route using the JR Pass. 4. The "Toyamawan Sushi Set" coupon is included. Please enjoy sushi made from the freshest seafood during your free time in Toyama. [Additional Information] *Tour inclusions: Hotels for 4 nights (Matsumoto, Tateyama Kurobe, Toyama & Takayama), 4 breakfasts & 2 dinners, the "Toyamawan Sushi Set" coupon for use in Toyama, 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.) *Unfortunately infants and children aged between 0~5 cannot participate. *Since this is an independent plan, a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents such as the final itinerary sheet and coupons so that customers can deal with the admin on their own during the trip. We will deliver the necessary documents to you at the hotel stayed in on Day 1. [Attention] *Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route: (i) Winter clothing is necessary for the Snow Wall walk as the maximum temperature will be at most 10℃ and likely to be colder. (ii) Should the weather change for the worse, there may be chances of snowfall. (iii) Please bring sunglasses and sun screen with you as it will be bright. (iv) Water-proof trekking shoes or long boots are necessary as the Murodo Daira area will be covered with snow. Note: In case of poor weather (visibility, heavy snowfall etc.) or other reasons, the activity may be cancelled and the course shortened should the organizer deem conditions too dangerous. *Hotel: Hotel Tateyama is located at an altitude of 2,450m where atmospheric pressure is low and air is thin. Altitude sickness may play a part even to those participants who are otherwise in good shape. It is highly recommended therefore to consult with doctors in advance of booking this trip. This is especially the case for participants where any of the following applies - - suffer from heart disease; - have high blood pressure; - are pregnant; - thinking of bringing small children. Please also bring any regular medication with you. In the unfortunate case that you fall ill, the hotel will do to assist as much as possible, but please note that no doctors or ambulances are on site at the hotel. Please be aware that it will take time for emergency transport to arrive. Note: Guest rooms are all non-smoking. *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 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: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • This course is for "Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass" holders only. The expenses for the travelling required in the itinerary is not included. Please only participate on this tour once you have bought the Pass. [JR Pass Model Route From Nagoya] Depart JR Nagoya station(Limited Express Wide View Shinano)Arrive JR Matsumoto Station Upon arrival, please make your own way to the hotel. Check-in is either from 14:00 or 15:00. We will let you know the chosen hotel upon completion of the booking. Free time. Accommodation will be either the Premier Hotel-CABIN-Matsumoto or Hotel Buena Vista.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Please have breakfast at the hotel and then check-out by yourself. Depart JR Matsumoto Station(Approx. 1 hr required)Arrive JR Shinano-OmachiRoute bus (approx. 40 mins) *ALPINE ROUTE*【Ogizawa Kanden Tunnel Trolleybus (16 mins) Kurobe DamWalk (approx. 800m) Kurobe Lake Kurobe Cable Car (5 mins) Kurobe-daira Tateyama Ropeway (7 mins) Daikanbo Tateyama Tunnel Trolleybus (10 mins) Murodo】=Direct connection=Hotel Tateyama Please make your own way to the hotel. Check-in is from 15:00. Dinner will be at the restaurant in the hotel.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Have breakfast at the hotel and then please check-out by yourself. Hotel Tateyama 【Murodo (Snow Wall Road/Look forward to walking through the walls between May and Mid-June) Tateyama Kogen Bus (20 mins)Midagahara Tateyama Kogen Bus (30 mins)Bijodaira Tateyama Cable Car (7 mins)Tateyama】 Toyama Chiho Railway Dentetsu-Toyama StationWalk (10 mins) Arrive JR Toyama Station Please make your own way to the hotel. Check-in is from 14:00. Dinner will be at the restaurant in the hotel. We will let you know the chosen hotel upon completion of the booking. Free time. Accommodation will be either the Toyama Manten Hotel or Daiwa Roynet Hotels Toyama.

Day 4
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Have breakfast at the hotel and then please check-out by yourself. Use the "Toyamawan Sushi Set" coupon and enjoy sushi using the freshest seafood caught from Toyama Bay.* *We will let you know the details of the sushi restaurant in the final itinerary sheet. If it is closed on the scheduled day, please use the coupon the night before. Please be aware that seldomly the fish used is caught from a different area should conditions make it impossible to catch fish from the Toyama area. Depart JR Toyama Station(Limited Express Wide View Hida) Arrive JR Takayama Station Please make your own way to the hotel. Check-in is from 14:00. Dinner will be at the restaurant in the hotel where a Japanese set meal will be served using Hida Beef.

Day 5
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Have breakfast at the hotel and then please check-out by yourself. Depart JR Takayama Station(Limited Express Wide View Hida)Arrive JR Nagoya Station



Detail

Departure place

Designated place (Aichi)

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Aichi (Nagoya), Toyama, Toyama, Gifu (Takayama)

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

2 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