Takayama City is a castle town with ancient streets where history and tradition still live on, including the famous Takayama Festival. Enjoy superb views from the Shinhotaka Ropeway.
This city’s symbol is the line of white-walled storehouses along the Seto River. Also recommended is the Gattan Go!! course, a closed railway line that can be traveled by mountain bike.
Gero City is home to Gero Onsen, one of Japan’s three most famous hot springs. Enjoy the nature and townscapes, including touring waterfalls and small alleyways.
This castle town developed around Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure. It is a mountain city with beautiful scenery including the Northern Alps to the west and Utsukushigahara Highlands to the east.
Your trip to the Shinshu region begins in Shiojiri. Experience the townscapes including Narai-juku, nature such as the Takabocchi Highlands, wine at Kikyogahara, and the Northern Alps.
Direct buses run between the Shinjuku Bus Terminal and Kiso Town in Nagano Prefecture. The Kisoji area of Shinshu is a mountainous highland zone of an overwhelming scale.
Take the highway bus from Shinjuku and transfer to the ropeway to arrive at another world above the clouds at Senjojiki curl in the Central Alps, which has an altitude of 2,600 meters.
Japan Alps Tourism Federation
This vast sightseeing area is at the foot of the Japanese Alps, a range of mountains around 3,000 meters tall. Enjoy a variety of different scenery in each season in the midst of nature.
Yamanashi Tourism Organization
Yamanashi is right next to Tokyo yet is home to Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, as well as rich nature, colorful seasonal scenery, and fresh water.
The Town of Fujikawaguchiko is in Japan’s lake district, featuring UNESCO World Heritage and soothing nature to refresh your body and spirit.
The Village of Yamanakako is home to the closest lake to Mount Fuji. This highland resort has an elevation of 1,000 meters and can be enjoyed all year.
It takes as little as 50 minutes to travel from Shinjuku to Mount Takao on the Keio Line, which is also convenient for Sanrio Puroland and Jindaiji temple. One-day passes are also on sale at train stations.