Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Tateyama-machi

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Enjoy a spectacular journey through the northern Japanese Alps at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. Accompanied by the picturesque scenery of the Tateyama mountain range along the way, you’ll switch between various modes of transport, including a cable car and ropeway. In the winter, the route boasts a towering snow corridor for pedestrians, with walls up to 13 m (43 ft) high. As you near the end of the trip, you can't miss the gigantic Kurobe Dam. At 186 m (610 ft) high, Japan’s tallest dam discharges up to 15 tons of water per second from June to early November. Amenities along the way include restaurants, gift shops, and restrooms. Using our world travel planner, Tateyama-machi attractions like Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Booked a 2-Day Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Shirakawago & Takayama Tour (From Tokyo) via Japanican and it's worth every penny. Interesting trip with wonderful scenery!!! 
  • This was trip we had change the date planned and had to start earlier. We did not have 'Option Ticket', so planned to buy at Nagano on the day of the journey and proceed to mountains. The day started ...  more »
  • Visited the Alpine Route on opening day. Free&Easy way. Stayed at Tateyama east side... Started our route tour from Toyama -east. About 8a.m. Sent our suitcases. Ended at Ogisawa about 3.30pm. Been to...  more »