"Snow Wall" at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama [By Train] 2 Days Snow Wall" at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Sightseeing in Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama

"Snow Wall" at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama [By Train] 2 Days

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Day 1

Snow Wall" at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route


Explore the mighty "Snow Wall" at the Alpine Route in 2019!


  • Shinjuku station (Depart 7:00~8:00)
  • [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat]
  • Matsumoto station
  • Ogizawa
  • Across the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
  • Kurobe Dam
  • Lake Kurobe
  • Kurobedaira
  • Daikanbo
  • Murodo (Snow Wall Walk)
  • Bijodaira
  • Tateyama
  • Kanazawa (Overnight) 

**Highlights of Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route**

・Walk through the snow walls which can rise to 20 meters high!
・Take the "Tateyama Ropeway", Japan's longest ropeway, to enjoy the magnificent views
・See the spectacular views from the "Kurobe Dam", the highest dam in Japan.
[Opening period] April 15th - June 22nd (scheduled)


・Stay at a hotel in Kanazawa city with an all-you-can-eat & drink dinner, including snow crab, steak etc


Departure place    Shinjuku Station south entrance

Meeting Time    -

Destination    Toyama, Nagano, Ishikawa

Language    English/Chinese

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   20 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)

Day 2

Sightseeing in Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama


  • Kanazawa
  • Kanazawa Castle Park (For the entry to Kenrokuen Garden, admission fee is required. JPY310, separate cost.)
  • Higashichaya District
  • Shirakawa-go
  • Hida Takayama
  • Matsumoto station
  • [Limited Express "Azusa"・Non-smoking seat]
  • Shinjuku (Arrive 20:00~22:07)

Sightseeing in Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go and Hida Takayama on Day 2

・Kanazawa Castle Park (A landmark of the region. Free time. *For entry to Kenrokuen Garden, an additional JPY310/person is required as an admission fee.) 
・Higashichaya District (Traditional townscape) 
・Hakuza (See the golden tea room.) 
・Shirakawa-go (A thatched roof farmhouse village, registered as a World Heritage Site. Free time.)
・Hida Takayama (Quaint townscape, referred to as a little Kyoto. Free time.)

[Additional information]

  • Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats only. Train seats, meals and bedding are not provided. *
  • Items 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.
  • Items not included – Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours).


  • A backpack is recommended for your convenience. 
  • Please wear comfortable shoes such as trekking shoes for the walk around Murodo. 
  • Sunglasses and sun screen are also recommended if the sun is shining. 
  • Please wrap up warm. 
  • Alpine Route Information: https://www.alpenroute.com/en/about/climate.html 
  • Bus at Alpine Route: You can leave your large bags on the bus when you walk around the route. Please make sure to keep the valuables with you all the time. 
  • Snow Wall Walk on Day 1: This activity may be cancelled or shortened due to poor visibility, heavy snowfall, bad weather, road conditions etc. 
  • At the beginning of the route it will be very busy. It might be the case that the arrival time at the hotel will be after 20:00. 
  • Since the hotel has mostly single rooms, even if you booked a room for 2 people, two single rooms may be provided. 
  • The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. 
  • This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. 
  • Seat allocations for trains: Due toseating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, your seats may not be close to each other. 
  • Meal contents are subject to change, depending on the availability of the ingredients.
  • 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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