Dakesawa Trek in Kamikochi from Hirayu Hot Springs

On the climb from Kamikochi along the Hotaka Mountain Range, Dakesawa sits at an elevation of 2,230 m. With the Hotaka Mountains in front and behind, Dakesawa is a mountain climbing base geared towards advanced climbers. It is popular spot for people to visit on a day trip and see the Hotaka Mountain Range up close. Guides certified by the local guide association will lead you. When you get back to Hirayu Hot Springs, it is customary to gradually recover from your weariness in Hirayu no Mori’s hot spring.

Experience Provider 

Hirayu no Mori

Tour Location

Dakesawa, Kamikochi

Available in

July 15 & 16; August 5, 19 & 26; September 9, 16, 17, 23 & 24
* Other dates are available for groups of six or more people.

Experience Length

8 hours



Price (with tax)

¥10,000/person (tax incl.)

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Experience Details

Reservation terms

Until 1 week before

Included in price

Bus fare from Hirayu to Kamikochi, guide fee, rice ball set lunch, Hirayu no Mori Hot Spring bathing fee

Additional Fees


Guide Accompanied Tour

A guide who is knowledgeable about Norikura will accompany you from Mt. Norikura’s peak (Tatamidaira)


Mountain climbing wear and shoes required.


Basic English, Japanese


Minimum Participants

4 people

Where to meet

Hirayu no Mori at 8:10 (Please be on time.)



* Please note that in the event that the required number of people is not met, the trek will be canceled.