Kamikochi Mountain Resort
Hotaka Mountains and River Azusa (image)
Taisho Pond in Kamikochi (image)
1. Kamikochi: Kamikochi is a mountain resort designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty of Japan and a Special Natural Monument of Japan. 2. Kappa Bridge: Built in 1891 on the River Azusa, Kappa Bridge is the symbol of Kamikochi. It is a wooden suspension bridge located at the centre of Kamikochi in a five-minute walk from Kamikochi’s coach terminal. The view of Hotaka Mountains, Mt Yake, the River Azusa, and willows from the bridge is stunningly beautiful. *A box lunch from Gosenjaku Hotel is served for JPY1,200 on request. You can enjoy it while sightseeing and walking in Kamikochi. Orders are received until 5 days prior to the departure. Those who do not wish to order the box lunch are advised to get something to eat before arriving at Kamikochi at service stations on the expressway etc. as restaurants in Kamikochi are extremely busy during the season. [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. [Attention] *[Kamikochi Recommended Outfit] It is recommended to wear a pair of walking shoes, rain wear and extra clothes that you can put on and off according to the weather and temperature of the day. As Kamikochi is a mountainous region at 1,500m above sea level, the weather is variable and the temperature is usually 5-10 degrees Celsius lower than Matsumoto, a town located at the foot of the mountains at 600m high. Kamikochi occasionally gets below zero especially in early spring or at the turn of the seasons. It even snows in early May and gets lower than 10 degrees Celsius in the middle of the summer. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. 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. *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.
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Shinjuku (Meet 7:10) ===Expressway=== Kamikochi (Explore for 4 hours) ===Expressway=== Shinjuku (Scheduled 20:20)
Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)
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.
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*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).
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Long trip from Tokyo but really worth it. There’s still snow cap in Mid-May.
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