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Kita Yatsugatake Ropeway : 北八ヶ岳ロープウェイ

Travel Through the Rarefied Air Of Northern Yatsugatake Mtn. in a 100-person Ropeway Car

Suwa


Description

The Kita (Northern) Yatsugatake Ropeway whisks travelers 100-people at a time from the 1771-meter Sanroku (Base) Station to the 2237-meter summit station. The 7-minute ride provides a panoramic view of all 3 of Japan's major mountain ranges, the Southern, Central and Northern Alps. Alpine wildflowers are a main attraction from May to August, peaking from the end of June to early July, accessed via a 90-minute walking trail. The ropeway is also popular with climbers headed for Kitayoko-dake Mt.


Details

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Hours :
08:40-16:40 (Confirmation required) 
Date(s) :
Occasionally closed for maintenance or inspection -- confirm in advance. 
Entrance Price :
Adult round trip 1900, 1-way 1000. Children round trip 950, 1-way 500. Group discounts available. 
Time Required :
1 hour 
Reservations :
Required(Reservations required for groups of 20 or more.) 
Capacity :
100 
Luggage Storage :
Not Available 

Notes

Round trip not possible for last run. Possible closures due to weather. Confirm the operating schedule before going.


Contact

tel : +81(0)266-67-2009   fax : +81(0)266-67-3220   e-mail   Official site


Access/Location

By Train
From Chino Station(JR Chuo Line), From the Nishi-Guchi (West) exit, take the Alpico Bus from platform #2 bound for Kita Yatsugatake Ropeway (approx. 60 min)
By Car
From Suwa IC, 40 min (27km) NOTE: Snow tires / chains required in winter.
From Saku IC, 65 min (50km) NOTE: Snow tires / chains required in winter.
Address
4035-2541 Kitayama, Chino 391-0301

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