Kamikochi Yu Yu Tickets


Highway Bus + Local Bus + Railway

A package deal with a highway bus round trip ticket between Matsumoto and Kamikochi.
Enjoy a beauty of Japan Alps and Castle town, Matsumoto City.

Kamikochi Yu Yu Tickets includes (vaild for a week):

• Round trip ticket of highway bus (Shinjuku - Matsumoto Bus Terminal)
• Round trip ticket of Alpico Railway (Matsumoto station - Shinshimashima station)
• Round trip ticket of local bus (Shinshimashima - Kamikochi)

Service Interval
Highway Bus Once every hour
First bus: Depart Shinjuku 6:05 a.m.
Last bus: Depart Matsumoto 9:00 p.m.
Local Bus Once every hour
First bus: Depart Matsumoto 4:45 a.m.
Last bus: Depart Shinshimashima 7:25 p.m.
Railway 1 or 2 services every hour
First train: Depart Shinshimashima 5:20 a.m.
Last train: Depart Kamikochi 6:05 p.m.

About Kamikochi area

Kamikochi is one of the most popular mountainous resorts in Japan. It is located in Nagano prefecture and known as the entrance to Japan Alps.
The recommended way to enjoy a day in Kamikochi is by hiking the trails along Azusa River from Taisho Pond to Myojin Bridge. It does not require advanced hiking skills or experiences, compared to climbing the surrounding peaks. Kamikochi is particularly beautiful during the autumn foliage season, which usually peaks in mid-October. If you would like to climb challenging mountain such as Nishihotakadake (2,909 m), Okuhotakadake (3,190 m), Maehotakadake (3,090 m) and the active volcano Yakedake (2,455 m), it is recommended between mid-June and mid-September.
Enjoy the most spectacular mountain scenery in Japan.

Best Season to visit
  • Kamikochi
    from end of May to mid. June
    Fresh new green leaves
  • Kamikochi
    from July to August
  • Kamikochi
    from early October to late October
    Autumn foliage