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A 1-day trekking in the Northern Japanese Alps

A day trip to the Japanese Alps from Hida-Takayama

A day trip to the Japanese Alps from Hida-Takayama
This is a trekking tour of 7 km/ 4.5 miles, going to the peak of an active volcano, Mt. Yakedake.  Mt. Yakedake lies at the southern part of the Northern Japanese Alps range, and the volcanic activity is still on going up to date. The peak of this mountain is at 2455 m / 8050 ft.    Our guide will explain about the unique volcanic scenery on the way.  You will have lunch at the peak and then go down. This is a full-day trekking tour.
07:00 AM Meet the guide at the bus stop of Hirayu Onsen 
07:30 AM Start hiking (Shin-nakanoyu Trailhead)
11:00 AM Peak of Yakedake / lunch
14:00 PM Back to the trailhead (Shin-nakanoyu Trailhead)

Hiking duration appx. 6.5 hours
Hiking distance appx. 7
 km / 4 miles
Altitude difference appx. 900 m / 0.6 miles

* Bus and taxi expense should be paid from your own expense.

** Lunch is not scheduled in this tour.  Please bring your own lunch

<What to bring>

- Something to eat and drink

- Suitable clothes for walking

- Trekking shoes

- Helmet*

(Be reminded that Yakedake is an active volcano) 

- Rainwear (Jacket and pants separate type.)*

* Helmet and rainwear (rain jacket and pants) are available for rent upon request.


- JPY 33,000 for up to 2 people

JPY 16,500 per person for additional 1 to 3 people

Above price includes tax.

- Bus expense of JPY 1,600 (as of 2023) each way between Takayama Station and Hirayu Onsen bus stop per person

-Guide's transportation cost between Hida-Osaka and the trailhead.

<Payment method>

Advance payment by credit card


- Booking due is 7 days before the tour date

- Please book through the contact form indicating your name  and your contact info, Please make sure to indicate the desired tour name and the tour date.

6:50 AM - 6:30 PM

​<Guide fee>

Minimum price up to 2 people
including tax

JPY 33,000


JPY 16,500

per person up to 3 people 
including tax.
Transportation cost of the participants and guide should also be covered by the participants. 
July - September
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