Stride to 3,000m – An easy climb of Mount Kengamine

Peace of mind for beginners and solo female climbers. Directed by a guide, head slowly for Mt. Norikura’s highest peak, the 3,026 m Kengamine. During the hike, you will see Kiezugaike Pond with a beautiful array of firm snow and the mystical surface. From the top of the mountain, you will see a site that will leave you speechless and have a 360-degree panoramic view.
The wondrous sea of clouds and the Northern Alps makes for a breathtaking view.

Experience Provider 

Nohi Bus

Tour Location

Norikura’s peak (Tatamidaira) – Katanokoya (hut) – Kengamine

Available in

July 29 (Sun) and August 25 (Sat)

Experience Length

Takayama Departure: approx. 9.5 hours

Schedule

7:00–16:30

Price (with tax)

  • Takayama Departure:
    Adults ¥12,000 / Person
    Children 6–13 ¥9,600 / Person
  • Hirayu/Honoki Departure:
    Adults ¥10,000 / Person
    Children 6–13 ¥8,600 / Person

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Experience Details

Reservation terms

Until 3 days before

Included in price

Round-trip bus fare, Kengamine Peak guided tour, lunch box

Additional Fees

None

Guide Accompanied Tour

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

Restrictions

The walk will start at the peak, Tatamidaira, at an elevation of 2,702 m. Participants should be able to walk approximately 5 km. We ask that those with heart conditions do not participate.

Language

Available for reservations and registration matters. English-speaking guides are also available.

Ages

Ages 6 and up

Minimum Participants

Two

Where to meet

Takayama Nohi Bus Center, Honoki Daira Bus Terminal, and Hirayu Hot Springs

Transportation

Notes

・Please wear clothes and shoes appropriate for walking. (Sneakers are permissible, but due to rocky slopes, trekking shoes are ideal. Hats, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, and towels are also recommended.)
・The walk will begin at an elevation of 2,702 m. The weather on the mountain can change suddenly, and even in the summer, the temperature can be around 10°C. Be sure to bring cold-weather wear and rain gear.
You will be taken up to 2,702 m by bus. In order to prevent altitude sickness, walk to the top slowly.