Kamikochi Area

At an altitude of 1500m. Kamikochi, which spreads out extensively throughout the untouched virgin forest, is a paradise of water and green where it is open for visiting from April 27th to November 15th.
It is one of Japan's leading mountain scenic spots where many tourists visit for various purposes from mountain climbing, trekking through the marvelous scenery, to simply relaxing at a resort while enjoying its spectacular nature.

Kamikochi Area
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(Matsumoto・Shin-Shimashima - Kamikochi)

We have been closed since November 16.

(Kamikochi - Hirayu Onsen)

We have been closed since November 16.

(Kamikochi - Shirahone Onsen・Norikura Highlands)

We have been closed since November 16.

(Matsumoto・Shin-shimashima - Norikura Highlands)

It is a route connecting the Matsumoto station of JR Chuo Main Line and Norikura Kogen (Norikura Highlands).
Because there is the regulation of general vehicles to Norikura Highlands, you need to transfer to the shuttle bus at Shin-Shimashima.

(Norikura Highlands - Mt.Norikura)

We have been closed since November 16.

(Mt.Norikura - Hirayu Onsen)

We have been closed since November 16.

(Matsumoto・Shin-shimashima - Shirahone Onsen)

Witness the milky white spring quality snow melting in the atmosphere of the mountains. The route to the Shirahone Onsen which has been a well-known hot spring for a long time, takes about 1 hour by bus from Shin-Shimashima, which is at the end point of the Kamikochi line.

(Matsumoto - Takayama・Shin-Hotaka)

It is an express bus connecting Matsumoto and "Small Kyoto in Hida" Takayama, two castle towns that leave the original scenery of Japan.
The view from the train window of this route which proceeds like to sew steep mountains is exceptional.

(Takayama - Shin-Hotaka)

The Shin-Hotaka Ropeway leads to a mountaintop observatory with a spectacular 360 degree panorama view at an altitude of 2156m.
This route connects Takayama to the bottom of the ropeway from the Hirayu Onsen.

Direct Bus