Skip to content

Experience hosted by Yuma

4.5 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

Overview of our tour
・Spring snow shoe hiking
・Sled riding
・Mt Norikura Spring bus
・10m snow wall
・Beautiful mountain view of Japanese alps

Mt Norikura located in Japanese alps is the one of one hundred mountains in Japan.
The peak is 3026m above sea level.
The snow still hasn’t melted around alpine area during the end of April to beginning of June.
You can see the beautiful snow mountain view of Japanese alps and about 10m snow walls in this time.

We will take a Mt Norikura spring bus in the morning to go to Kuraigahara hut which is located in around 2400m.
We will start to snowshoeing from Kuraigahara hut and climb up to the 2600m above sea level so, difference of elevation is about 200m. Little bit hard to climb up.
Therefore this tour is suitable for the outdoor lovers.
We will enjoy ''Supper Sled Riding'' at alpine area.

We will come back to the Kuraigahara at noon and leave off at Kuraigahara hut.
If you want, you can still continue to see the snow wall afternoon or take a lunch at Kuraigahara hut.
Other things to note
You need to buy the Mt Norikura Spring bus ticket which is 2500yen.
If weather is bad, we will cancel the tour.
Please check train and bus time schedule from Matsumoto in advance.
Overview of our tour
・Spring snow shoe hiking
・Sled riding
・Mt Norikura Spring bus
・10m snow wall
・Beautiful mountain view of Japanese alps

Mt Norikura located in Japanese alps is the one of one hundred mountains in Japan.
The peak is 3026m above sea level.
The snow still hasn’t melted around alpine area during the end of April to beginning of June.
You can see the beautiful snow mountain view…

What's included

  • Equipment
    The below items are including in the tour fee.
    ・Snow shoe
    ・Trekki...

Meet your host, Yuma

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • Identity verified
My name is Yuma and my colleague Mao are running this tour.
Yuma is owner of Guesthouse Raicho in Norikura Kogen, Japanese alps, official nature guide of Japan Mountain Guides Association and loves nature very much.
Mao is staff of Guesthouse Raicho, very famous bike packer and loves nature and bicycle very much.
The reason we run this tour in Norikura highland is because we hope to connect people to great nature.
Norikura Highland, Japanese alps located in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture, is very beautiful with lots of wonderful places where you can feel the real nature such as mountains and rivers, waterfalls, forest etc.
We look forward to seeing you in our tour.
My name is Yuma and my colleague Mao are running this tour.
Yuma is owner of Guesthouse Raicho in Norikura Kogen, Japanese alps, official nature guide of Japan Mountain Guides Association and loves nature very much.
Mao is staff of Guesthouse Raicho, very famous bike packer and loves nature and bicycle very much.
The reason we run this tour in Norikura highland is because we hope to connect people to great nature.
Norikura Highland, Japanese alps located in Matsumoto City…
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app. Learn more
From $116
/ person
No dates available

Where you'll be

【Mt Norikura】
Beautiful one of the one hundred mountain in Japan and active quiet Volcano.
Summit is 3026m.

【Mt Norikura Snow wall】
You can see the 10m snow wall till beginning of June

【Norikura Highland】
We will take a spring bus at Norikura Kankou center
Norikura Highland, Japanese alps is very beautiful with lots of wonderful places
where you can feel the real nature such as rivers, waterfalls, forest trails etc.

Activity advisory

Expert industry partners
Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket and Pants or winter suites

Waterproof Gloves