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Shinjuku (Tokyo)
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Ina, Iida,
Komagane (Komagatake Ropeway / Senjojiki Cirque)
  • Shinjuku
  • Komagane Bus Terminal

Adults 3,700JPY, Children 1,850JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 50min)

  • Komagane Bus Terminal
  • Shinjuku

Adults 3,700JPY, Children 1,850JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 50min)


Experience the marvelous prospect of "Chuo Alps Komagatake Ropeway".

Komagatake Ropeway

"Chuo Alps Komagatake Ropeway" with the biggest height difference (950 meter) can be enjoyed throughout a year.
[Point of Origin] Shirabidaira / 1,661.5 meter
[Terminal Point] Senjojiki / 2,611.5 meter
"Komagatake Ropeway" lies under Mount Hoken (attitude: 2,931 meter) in Chuo Alps, so-called "Senjojiki Cirque".
It is operated throughout a year, and seasonal natural beauty of mountain, valleys, forests can be can be enjoyed in the all four seasons. Extraordinal scale of nature offers beautiful landscape with remaining snow in spring, an amazing field with alpine flowers in summer, coloring leaves in autumn and spark snow field in winter.

To "Komagatake Ropeway", direct bus service via "Komagane Bus Terminal" is available from "Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal".
 Direction to "Komagatake Ropeway"
Komagatake Ropeway
  • Shinjuku
  • Komagane Bus Terminal

Adults 3,700JPY, Children 1,850JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 50min)

  • Komagane Bus Terminal
  • Shinjuku

Adults 3,700JPY, Children 1,850JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 50min)


Amazing landscape of Komagatake Senjojiki Cirque (Click to enlarge)
  • 2nd January: Sunrise and Ropeway
  • The end of April: Cherry blossoms at Komaga Pond and snow in Senjojiki
  • August: Senjojiki Cirque in summer
  • The end of September: Senjojiki Cirque in autumn
  • The beginning of October: Ropeway and Southern Alps
  • The end of November: Ropeway and Senjojiki in early winter
  • The beginning of January: A field of cloud before sunrise
  • The end of May: Senjojiki in spring
  • The middle of June: Cirque view from Mount Hoken
  • July: Senjojiki Cirque in early summer
  • The middle of September: Hotel Senjojiki and starlit sky
  • The middle of December: Snow mountain and Ropeway

The charm of "Senjojiki Cirque"
Overlooking the most beautiful supernal panoramic scenery in Chuo Alps, enjoy a field of cloud, shorter summer with lily alpine plants and contrast between bright blue sky and surface of rocks. Also, in autumn, leaves gradually get color from the peak to the base of the mountain. Breath of mountain in the world of white in severe winter amaze visitors as unforgettably impressive landscape in Japan.

 Komagatake Senjojiki Cirque Tickets

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It is a packaged deal with ropeway ticket to Senjojiki and round trip tickets of highway bus between Shinjuku and Komagane Bus Terminal.
The tickets include :
• Highway bus round-trip ticket (Shinjuku - Komagane Bus Terminal)
• A round trip ticket for a local bus between Komagane Station - Shirabidaira Station
• Komagatake ropeway round-trip ticket
• Discount tickets for hot spring facilities and souvenir shops

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Hirugami Onsen has nice hotels to stay for travelers visiting Komagatake.

Being surrounded by the mountains of the Japan Alps, Hirugami is one of the youngest Onsen resort in Japan. As Achi Village where Hirugami Onsen is located has not been developed as touristic Onsen resort, you can sense the simplicity and old Japanese lifestyle lost in the cities. Hirugami’s peach trees bloom in early April and the mountain is colored with a verity of pink flowers. Also, the night sky in Hirugami is known as "the most beautiful starlit sky in Japan". (night sky tours are operated from mid-April to mid-October)

 Access to Hirugami Onsen
Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal ⇒ (Highway Bus Reservation) ⇒ Iida Station ⇒ (Local bus) ⇒ Hirugami Onsen

Hirugami Onsen
  • Shinjuku
  • Iida Station

Adults 4,200JPY, Children 2,100JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 4h 15min)

  • Iida Station
  • Shinjuku

Adults 4,200JPY, Children 2,100JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 4h 15min)


Ina area

Popular Tourist Attractions in Ina area

Tenryu River

Tenryu River is the 9th longest river in Japan. It is famous for its picturesque valley that you can enjoy travelling by boat. The boat ride offers spectacular landscapes changes in every season.

Miharashi Farm

Miharashi Farm is a one of the largest agricultural farms in Nagano prefecture. Fruits and vegetable picking are available throughout a year. The facility also provides overnight facilities, hot spring, restaurants and horse and ostrich ranches.
[Address] 3416-1 Nishiminowa, Ina, Nagano
[URL] http://miharashi-farm.com/pdf/english.pdf

Ina Ski Resort

The ski resort is especially designed for families and beginners with some playgrounds with soft slide, trampoline and toys. Skiing at night is also popular due to its beautiful nightscape of Ina Valley.
[Address] 3390 Nishiharuchika, Ina, Nagano
[URL] http://inaski.com/1718/
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  • Shinjuku
  • Ina Bus Terminal

Adults 3,500JPY, Children 1,750JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 30min)

  • Ina Bus Terminal
  • Shinjuku

Adults 3,500JPY, Children 1,750JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 3h 30min)


Iida area

Popular Tourist Attractions in Iida area

Omiya Suwa Shrine

Omiya Suwa Shrine stands in a perfect tranquility. A famous festival of "Oneri Festibval" is held once in 6 years with traditional performance of daimyo's retinue and lion dance.
[Address] 4164-1 Miyanomae, Iida, Nagano
[Admission fee] Free

Idashi Zoo

Idashi Zoo is located next to apple trees-lined street. Approximately 60 kinds of mainly small animals, such as penguins and wallabies, can be seen in the zoo. There is a toy train and plenty of toys for children.
[Address] 33 Ogimachi, Iida, Nagano
[Open] 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
[Admission fee] Free

Hoko-ji Temple

The Buddhist temple is in the walking distance from the Iida Station. Although it is not a famous touristic attraction, the cozy and traditional atmosphere of the temple has long been loved by locals.
[Address] 4-6 Matsuomachi, Iida, Nagano
[Access] 3 minutes on foot from Iida Station bus stop.

  • Shinjuku
  • Iida Station

Adults 4,200JPY, Children 2,100JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 4h 15min)

  • Iida Station
  • Shinjuku

Adults 4,200JPY, Children 2,100JPY
(Travel time: Approx. 4h 15min)