First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife
Kid Friendly: Yes. parents are requested to take care of their children during the tour. An asthmatic is not recommendatory to join the tour.
Maximum travelers: 10
Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)
Mt. Tateyama is located at the central part of the Honshu Island, the main island of Japan. Many summits of the mountain ranges are about 3, 000 meters high. Murodo plateau is at an altitude of 2, 450 meters and designated as a specially protected region. More than one million tourists visit annually and enjoy an impressive natural environment. The tour shall be taken place during the designated seasons from the last ten days of April to the end of October. In the tour, cable car, highland bus, tunnel trolley bus and ropeway are used to reach Kurobe Dam lake and to return back to the starting station covering 30 km on the one way distance. From Mid-April to the end of May, visitors can enjoy big snow walls corridor walk.
Temperature and clothing: Spring, temperature 5~10 centigrade,
Clothing, sweater, trousers, trekking shoes. Summer, temperature 14~15 C. Clothing, a hat, ordinary clothing, no high heels, no sandals. Autumn, temperature, 10~5 C. clothing, sweater, trousers, a hat, trekking shoes.
This tour is available from mid-April to the end of October.
7:23 Kanazawa station by Shinkansen
7:47 Toyama station
9:08 Tateyama station
10:30 Murodo plateua Big Snow wall walking ( April - May
11:30 Start for Kurobe Dam lake
13:30 Stroll the area and lunch
14:30 Return to Murodo
17:22 Tateyama station
19:16 Toyama station
19:35 Kanazawa station
17:09 Toyama by Shinkansen
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel lobby, or another agreed upon location.
End location: your hotel , or wherever you would like to end your tour.
Duration: 10 hours
public transportation system
Estimated Local Cash Needed
19000 JPY - Transportation/person: JR Kanazawa-Toyama round trip ticket 5,620JPY. Toyama-Kurobe round trip ticket 13,190JPY. Lunch 1,500JPY (depending on your choice )