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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route tour

by Takashi
(15) Reviews
10h $ 463 Price up to 15 people

Highlights

  • Murodo plateau, Gig snow walls ( from Mid April until End of May )
  • Kurobe Dam

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Overview

We visit Tateyama Murodo and Kurobe Dam lake. We walk Big Snow wall corridor during Spring time ( From Mid- April until Mid-June). We walk on mountain pathway around Mikurigaike pond in Summer and Fall. We board on trolley bus, ropeway, cable car, and arrive at Kurobeko Lake. We view spectacular water release operation during Summer and Fall.

What to Expect

Mt. Tateyama is one of the three sacred mountains in Japan. It is located in the central region of the Honshu Island. The mountain ranges belong to the Northern Japan Alps. There are many peaks of nearly 3,000 meters above sea level. Murodo plateau is 2,450 meters high. Down to the Kurobe gorge, Kurobe Dam was constructed. Kurobe Dam is the highest arch dam in Japan. It is 186 m tall. In this tour, we visit Murodo plateau and Kurobe Dam by using Tateyama cable car, Tateyama highland bus, Tateyama tunnel trolley bus, Tateyama ropeway and Kurobe cable car. The tour is operated during Spring, Summer and Autumn ( April 20th - October 31st ).

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Highlights

  • Murodo plateau, Gig snow walls ( from Mid April until End of May )
  • Kurobe Dam

Important

This tour is operated during Spring Summer and Autumn. ( April 16 - October 31 ). Notice time for an application to this tour is until one week before your desired tour date.

Transportation fares ; Round-trip ticket per person from Toyama to Kurobe-ko lake costs 13,190 Yen. Kanazawa - Toyama round trip ticket is 5,620 yen per person

What‘s included
The tour price includes the guide fee and guide transportation fares.
What‘s not included
The tour price does not include transportation fares and lunch for customers. Transportation fares a person are as follows:
Kanazawa - Toyama round trip ticket 5,620 yen .
Toyama - Kurobeko round trip ticket 13,190 yen.
Lunch 1,000 yen. Sorry, please pay guide's lunch.
Depart From
Ishikawa , Toyama
Meeting Point
At your hotel lobby at Kanazawa city or at Toyama city.
Ending Point
At Kanazawa station
Duration
10 hours
Starting time
07:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 15 people

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do customers need to prepare for the transportation fares?

JR train fares for return trip ticket between Kanazawa and Toyama a person is 3,600 yen for one day advance purchase. Private company round trip ticket between Toyama and Kurobeko a person is 13,190 yen.

If customes have JR pass or start the tour from Toyama, how much do customers have to pay?

Customers are requested to pay their transportation fares between Toyama and Kurobeko lake. It is 13,190 yen per person.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 15 )
Mrs. Oey Dwi Mrs. Indonesia ( Family )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Recommended guide tour ”

On time, helpfull

Takashi:

Dear Mrs. Thank you for a high evaluation to my guide service. We started the tour behind schedule because of your unsuccessful booking of train seats. So, I had to cancell seats of a highway bus originally booked. Seats of all highway bus after original one were all booked by other passengers. So, we took alternative route from Shin-Takaoka to Shirakawago and Takayama. We were lucky that we were able to vist both Shirakawago and Takayama as we planned. It was cold, cloudy and sometimes snowy day. Thank you again. Kind regards, Takashi

Rebecca Rebecca United States ( Friends )
Very Good
3 months ago

“ Good day in Shirakawago and Kanazawa ”

We had a very pleasant at day with Takashi San in Shirakawago and Kanazawa. Takashi San is very knowledgeable about the areas and we were able to see a lot that day. There were so much to see and do and since we took a long time at the gold leaf embellishment experience, we ended up running out of time and not able to see the Kanazawa castle. I think squeezing both Shirakawago and Kanazawa into one day is okay if you don’t go for the gold leaf embellishment experience, otherwise splitting them into two days would be more doable and relaxing. Overall it was a very nice day and thank you again to Takashi San for his time and patience.

Takashi:

Dear Rebecca, Thank you very much for high evaluation on my guide service. We visited Shirakawago in the morning, and Kanazawa in the afternoon. It was a snowy day. We were lucky that there were no traffic delay. I am sorry that we didn't have enough time for Kanazawa tour. Thank you very much for your precious advice on the tour itinerary. Best rgards, Takashi

Elaine Elaine United Kingdom ( Couple )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Lovely gentleman ”

Full of grace and charm with a thorough knowledge of his city we had a very good tour and he kept us excited about all we saw Thank you

Takashi:

Dear Elaine, Thank you very much for 5-star rating to my guide service. We met at Tsuzumi-Mon Gate of Kanazawa station at 10:00AM. It was drizzling in the beginning, but later it became cloudy. We walked a lot to visit many sightseeing spots. We encountered many overseas tourists at Sakuda Gold Leaf Workshop. I am really happy to know that you and your husband enjoyed Kanazawa tour.Best regards, Takashi

ken Ken United States ( Solo )
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Kanazawa and Takayama ”

I spent two days with Takeshi. One day in Kanazawa and one day in takayama. He is a fine man and extremely knowledgeable.

Takashi:

Dear Ken, Thank you very much for 5-star rating to my tour guide services. it was a hot and a fine day in Takayama on October 9th. We enjoyed puppet performance at Hatshiman shrine. It was Takayama autimn festival. We visited Kenrokuen garden and many other places in Kanazawa on Oct 11th. I am very much impressed with your friendly attitude not only toward me but also toward people we encountered during the tours..Best regards, Takshi

Joyce Joyce United States ( Friends )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ Full day tour of Shirakawago wkth Takashi ”

Takashi gave us a very good full day tour of Shirakawago. He met us at our hotel at 7:30 am and we used the public bus to get to the Kanazawa bus stztion where we took a other public bus to Shirakawago. Spent the full day walking this working village and visited all the sites. He provided insights and history at each site. Takashi recommended a good spot for a tasty and relaxing lunch. Returned to Kanazawa at 5:10 pm. While not obligated to do so, he accompanied us on the public bus back to our hotel. Using public buses was very economical. We had a memorable day with Takashi in Shirakawago and highly recommend him as a guide.

Takashi:

Dear Joyce, Thank you very much for 5-star rating for my guide service in Shirakawago. I am really happy to know that you and your husband, Linda and her husband enjoyed the tour with me. We took a shelter under roofs intermittently while it was heavy rains. We walked a lot while it was no rain, and visit places of interest. Thank you very much for your kind cooperation. Best regards, Takashi

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