Mt.Kitadake, at an altitude of 3,193 meters, takes second place in Japan for highest summit, following Mt.Fuji. Its iconic triangular shape makes it the principal of the Japan Minami (Southern) Alps Mountains. Many hikers long for standing on the top one day.
The climbing route is quite hard with and uphill. But the adorable alpine flowers blooming along the trail will cheer you up! Above the forest line, there is nothing in your way or block your sight. You can enjoy walking in the heavenly skies with panoramic view on a clear day.
Season available : From mid June to Oct.
Trail distance : 15 km
Altitude difference : 1,700 m
(Depart at Tokyo (Shinjuku) and 1 hour 30 minutes by train. ref. Location & Access)
13:00 Meet up at Kofu station.
15:00 Arrive at Ashiyasu (by local bus).
Lodging at Natoriya Inn (http://natoriya.weebly.com)
5:30 Start at Ashiyasu
6:30 Arrive at Hirogawara (by local bus) & commence trail.
12:00 Reach Happomba Kold & lunch break.
14:30 Arrive at Kitadake sanso.
Lodging at Kitadake sanso Hut
5:30 Start at Kitadake sanso.
7:00 The top of Mt.Kitadake.
10:30 Reach Shirane Oike koya.
12:30 Return to Hirogawara.
15:00 Arrive back to Kofu station.
*Accommodation can be arranged before and after the tour.
1 person : USD500
2 - 5 people : Add USD50 per person
Over 5 people : Negotiable
Guiding fee and guide’s expense
What’s not included
Transportation to and from the meeting spot
Transportation for local bus = JPY3,970 per person
Accommodation at Natoriya Inn = JPY7,710 per person, with dinner and breakfast inc. tax
Accommodation at Kiyadake sanso Hut = JPY8,700 per person, with dinner and breakfast inc. tax
Lunch *you should prepare/buy yourself
Insurance = JPY1,540 per person
*Prices mentioned above are currently applicable and subject to change without notice.
*Read and agree Policy & Terms before booking.