Feel free to personalize this offer with Hideo.
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route has seven stations Between Tateyama in Toyama Prefecture and Ogisawa in Nagano Prefecture. We can move about 37km-roure using three vehicles such as cable cars, trolley buses, and a ropeway. Tateyama is one of the few mountains that glacier remains, so you can enjoy a panoramic view of snow-covered Tateyama mountain range.
Let me show you the tour from Tateyama Station. First we use a cable car to Bijodaira Station. You can see Japanese ceder with a height of 28 meters. Then we move to Murodo Station using a bus. Murodo plateau is about 2,450 meters above sea level, the highest station in this route. It is a lave plateau created by eruption. We can enjoy walking through 400-meter "Yuki-no-Otani", or "Great Valley of Snow" from April to mid-June. And we use a ropeway to go to Kurobedaira Station. From ropeway you can enjoy a magnificent snowy landscape of Tateyama mountain range. Lastly we go to Kurobeko Station. Kurobe Dam is 186 meters high, of course the highest dam in Japan, You can watch water with an amount of 10 to 15 tons discharging every second from July to October.
The operating period of "Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route" is from mid-April to mid-November.
I propose this tour on the asumption that the start point is JR Toyama station and we move to Tateyama and we make a round trip between Tateyama and Kurobeko and return to JR Toyama Station.
For your information, it is OK that you go through the Alpine route from Tateyama to Ogisawa one way, or you go through the route from Ogisawa to Tateyama one way．In these cases please send me questions. Thank you.
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee
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My transportation fee between my house and Toyama is 8,000 yen. The Alpine route fee for round trip between Toyama and Kurobeko is 13,190yen per person.
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Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
We enjoyed touring the Shihmizu area with Hideo. He was waiting for us when we got off the ship and took us to many places. Our only suggestion for the future is that because he is rather soft-spoken a microphone and speaker would be helpful as it was difficult to hear him in the back of the van. Other than that we wholeheartedly recommend him
Hi Larry Thank you for your point. Unfortunately the van wasn't equipped with a microphone. Next time I'll arrang the taxi with a micophone. I hope you enjoy Japan trip on Celebrity Millennium. Thank you. Best HIDEo YOSHIda
Hideo have us a full day at Kyoto covering major sites and selected a great lunch place. He was knowledgeable about history and each site, and spoke good English. Hideo was very well organized and kept us on track to see everything. It was overly ambitious to try to cover Kyoto sites in one day as we were unable to see each site thoroughly. But we did want an overview and got that and want to return one day to learn more.
Hello Diane I'm very happy to receive your message. I took you from Osaka to Kyoto; Nijo Castle, Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), and Fushimi Inari Taisha. Thank you for joining my Kyoto tour. I'm sur you enjoy Japan Trip. Best HIDEo YOSHIda
We had a wonderful day with Hideo. He was knowledgeable, friendly and so helpful.
Hi Sandy I'm very happy to receive your review. Matsumoto Castle had a little steep stairs but you easily walked upstaires. In Matsumoto City Museum, I'm sure, you could enjoy the works of Yayoi Kusama, the most famous modern artist in Japan. I wish all of you happiness and I hope to see you again. Thank you, Sandy.
Well-organized, good group control. Very knowledgeable about Japan, and excellent skills at relating it. Sometimes difficulty with communication due to soft and relatively high-pitched voice! Would use again
I'm very happy to receive your review. I'll make use of your point (English speaking) going forward. I hope you enjoy Japan tour on Azamara Quest Cruise Ship. I wish you every happinss. I hope to see you again. Thank you, Bob.
We had a wonderful day with HIDEo. We would recommend booking a tour with HIDEo
I'm very happy to receive your review. We visited Matsue Castle and Shimane winery where we could enjoy wine tasting and barbecue for lunch. Lastly we visited sacred Izumo Grand Shrine closely related to Japanese Mythology. I wish you happiness. I hope to see you again. Thank you, Ariella.