Our guide was Hiro-san, he took the time to make us comfortable. There was no hurrying up, he was easy going and helpful.
Snowshoe through the Japanese Alps with an English speaking guide
Round trip bus fare from Takayama
Boots, snowshoes, poles and outerwear provided
Feel miles away from the rest of the world on the Shinhotaka Ropeway ride
Enjoy lunch at the Ropeway restaurant
Leave the crowds of tourists behind and spend a day snowshoeing in the Japanese Alps. This all-inclusive tour takes you to the powder snow field in Chubu Sangaku National Park. Snowshoe for 2 hours through the forest and hills of this gorgeous park, then enjoy the ropeway ride up the mountain with panoramic views of snow-crowned mountaintops. Your guide takes care of your gear, route and comfort.
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It was my first time to try snowshoeing and I have enjoyed it. Our guide Yohei is really good and equipped with useful local information and trivia. I have enjoyed talking to him and to Japanese participants as well.More
Dear Marlon, How are you? I'm so sorry for the late reply to your great review. Thank you so much for your recommendation! I still remember that it was a beautiful day for snowshoeing. We even felt hot while snowshoeing in the sun. Finally, spring...More
Since I cant ski at the age of 60, snowshoeing is the best option for me. Since we stayed in Takayama, Satoyama offered bus ticket option to me. Its cheaper than I buying the same ticket from Nohi station. This ticket can be used for...More
Thank you very much for your thoughtful comment! Snowshoeing is the best way to immerse yourself in the majestic nature of Shinhotaka. We are happy to hear that all of you with different physical strength could enjoy the tour with no problems. Sorry that the...More
It was my first time snowshoeing. The walk in Chubu Sangaku National Park was a wonderful experience and Shinhotaka Ropeway is so beautiful. The guide is friendly, knowledgeable and speaks really good english. Thank you Satoyama Experience and Yohei san. Definitely be back! ^.^
Hello Lee, Thank you so much for your great recommendation! I'm glad to know that you enjoyed the time on our snowshoeing tour. Please visit and join us again in a different season! Take care. Kind regards, Yohei
We wanted to spend our time in Takayama not fighting hordes of tourists. So we decided against Shirakawa Go and came across this snowshoe experience in the Japanese Alps. We booked the tickets online through the Nohi bus website (Satoyama experiences will link you to...More
Dear Ken and Ben, Hope you are back to Singapore safe and sound. Thank you so much for your specific and wonderful review and pictures on Tripadvisor. It seems to be so attractive that more people will join our snowshoeing tour in Shinhotaka. Also, thanks...More