Where can I buy Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route?

Where can I buy Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route?

Please purchase at Ogizawa Station for between Ogizawa and Omachi Onsen, Shinano Omachi. You can reserve a boarding time for the Tateyama cable car departing from Tateyama Station. (Reservations are not accepted from individual customers for vehicles other than the Tateyama Cable Car.)

How do you get to Tateyama-Kurobe?

The Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route can be accessed via Ogizawa Station on the Nagano-side of the mountain range or Tateyama Station, on the Toyama-side of the mountains. Nagano, Toyama and Kanazawa are stops on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, making the Alpine Route accessible from Tokyo.

How do I get to Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine route from Tokyo?

Take the JR Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tokyo to Nagano (100 minutes, around 8000 yen one way) and then a bus directly to Ogizawa along the Alpine Route (105 minutes, 2800 yen one way). The Japan Rail Pass and JR East Nagano Niigata Area Pass cover the shinkansen, but not the bus.

Where is the snow wall in Japan?

The Snow Walls of Tateyama-Kurobe. Sitting over 3000 meters above sea level, Mt Tate is one of Japan’s highest mountains. One of several peaks in the North Japan Alps that ascend to over 3000 meters, the dramatic alpine landscape is subject to heavy snow through winter.

How do you get from Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route to Osaka?

Take a limited express train from Kyoto or Osaka to Kanazawa, transfer to the Hokuriku Shinkansen to Toyama and traverse the Alpine Route as far as the Kurobe Dam before backtracking the same route to Kyoto or Osaka. The entire trip, except the Alpine Route itself, is covered by the Japan Rail Pass.

How do I get to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route from Takayama?

From Takayama to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, using “Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route Passing Course” offered by Nouhi Bus is convenient. The bus departs early from Takayama Station and goes to Ougizawa Station. Then it goes to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.

Does Japan get 60 feet of snow?

But these poor folks over in Japan get dumped on annually, sometimes with 50 to 60 feet of snow in a typical year, according to the video below. (For some perspective, they had nearly 17 feet of snow on the ground in January of this year.) On the northern part of the main island of Honshu sits the city of Aomori.

What prefecture is Fukui?

Fukui is the capital and largest city of Fukui Prefecture, with other major cities including Sakai, Echizen, and Sabae. Fukui Prefecture is located on the Sea of Japan coast and is part of the historic Hokuriku region of Japan….Fukui Prefecture.

Fukui Prefecture 福井県
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Island Honshū
Capital Fukui

Does JR Pass covers Hokuriku Shinkansen?

The passage on the Hokuriku Shinkansen is covered by the Japan Rail Pass. You can activate your JR Pass in many of the main train stations. If you wish to make a seat reservation, visit a ticketing office within the train station.

How do I get to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route from Nagoya?

Take a JR Shirasagi limited express train from Nagoya to Kanazawa and transfer to the JR Hokuriku Shinkansen to Toyama. The one way journey takes about 3.5 hours and costs around 9000 yen. Alternatively, the journey by less frequent JR Hida limited express via Takayama takes about four hours and costs around 7500 yen.

What is the Tateyama Kurobe alpine route?

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route takes you through epic landscapes, lush green valleys and past a few of the highest peaks in Japan. Each season on the alpine route is a completely different experience. In the springtime, there is a massive snow wall up to 20 meters, while in autumn this the first place in Japan to start fall foliage.

Where can I buy the Tateyama Kurobe option ticket?

The Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket MUST be purchased at least one day in advance at certain JR stations. These stations include Tokyo, Nagano, Toyama, Kanazawa and several others. For a full list of stations that offer the Option Ticket, head to the JR East site. Where does Alpine Route start and end?

What is the “roof of Japan” route?

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine (pronounced “Alpen”) Route is known as the “Roof of Japan”. The route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt. Tateyama in the Japan Alps. It is traversed using a variety of vehicles with an elevation change of 2400…more.

How long is the Ogizawa to Tateyama route?

We will cross the tourist route from Ogizawa Station in Nagano Prefecture, to Tateyama Station in Toyama Prefecture, for a total length of 37.2km and a highest point of 2,550m. Vehicles can access the route, so families with children and seniors can enjoy the magnificent nature and scenery without worries.

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