Jun. 15 (Sat): Goryu Telecabin Open
On Jun. 15 (Sat), Goryu Telecabin will start the operation and Hakuba Goryu Alpine Botanical Garden will open. And, on Jun. 30 opening festival of Hakuba Alps Flower Festival will be held.
Goryu Telecabin, Panorama Lift
[Opening Period] Jun. 15 (Sat)–Oct. 27 (Sun), 2019 *Panorama Lift will open until Oct. 14
[Opening Hours] 8:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Early morning operation will start from Jul. 13)
[Fee] Adult JPY1800, Child JPY900
Watching Fireflies in Nagano Pref.
The season of fireflies (hotaru) will start from mid-June in Hakuba & Azumino ares.
Shinshu Tatsuno Hotaru Festival: June 15 (Sat) – 23 (Sun) (Tatsuno Village)
Hakuba Norikura Kogen Hotaru-no-sato: Free Guide Tour, June 22 (Sat) – August 18 (Sun) (Otari Village)
Kemi Horatu Festival: June 29 (Sat) – July 6 (Sat) (Ikeda City)
Lake Aoki Hotaru Canoe Tour: July 20 (Sat) – August 18 (Sun) (Omachi City)
2020 Spring: Snow Peak will Open a Commercial Complex
Snow Peak Hakuba, with investments by Snow Peak and Hakuba Kanko Kaihatsu Co., announced that they will open a commercial complex in 2020 Spring in Hokujo, Hakuba.
Rentals and sales of camping equipment, restaurants and also “interactive facilities” of camp are planed to built. This place is designed by Kengo Kuma, who has designed New National Stadium in Tokyo.
On June 7 (Fri), Rainy Season Starts
Japan Meteorological Agency announced, “It seems that the rainy season has started in Tokai, Kanto-Koshinetsu, Hokuriku, the south of Tohoku Region.” on June 7 (Fri). This is 1 day earlier than usual and 1 day later than the last year. The rainy season has not yet started in Kinki and in the north of Kyushu Region.
*The rainy season usually ends on around July 21 in Kanto-Koshinetsu Region including HAKUBA VALLEY.
Sawayaka Shinshu Bus "Osaka & Kyoto－Hakuba Line"
On July 12 (Fri), ALPICO Highway Bus, “Sawayaka Shinshu Bus (Osaka & Kyoto－Hakuba Line)“, will start the operation. Reservation is available from today, June 4. Sawayaka Shinshu Bus (Shinjuku Line) is operating from Apr. 1 (Mon).
Highway Bus Sawayaka Shinshu Line
Osaka & Kyoto–Hakuba, Tsugaike & Ogisawa Line … July 12 (Fri)－Nov. 4 (Sun)
Shinjuku–Azumino & Hakuba Line … Apr.1 (Mon)－Dec. 13 (Fri)
[Bus Company] ALPICO KOTSU Co., Ltd.
* Alpico is operating many bus lines. Please use the buses for tourism and daily use!
Yume-nojou Lavender Festival
Yume-nojou (Ikeda Town) is growing lavender in forty thousand square meter wide slope. “Lavender Festival” will be held from Jun. 8 (Sat), where lavender will start to bloom fully.
Yume-nojou Lavender Festival (PDF)
[Period] June 8 (Sat)－July 15 (Mon),2019
[Events] Lavender Picking (1 cup, JPY500), “Yume Cafe” Open, Lavender Stick Making (Lesson, JPY300), Petting with rabbits, goats, sheep and more
[Parking & Entrance Fee] Free
Winghills 2019-20 Super Advance Ticket
On June 1 (Fri), the 2019-20 winter season advance ticket of Winghills Shiratori Resort will be on sale!! This ticket package includes three 1-day tickets and three JPY500 meal tickets,and the price is JPY7,800!!
Winghills Shiratori Super Advance Ticket
[Sale Period] June 1 (Sat)－August 31 (Sat), 2019
[Validity] 2019 Summer Season and 2019-20 Winter Season
[Price] (Adult 1-day Ticket + JPY500 Meal Ticket) ×3 =
Winghills Shiratori Advance Season Pass
[Sale Period] June 1 (Sat)－Dec. 15 (Sun), 2019
[Validity] 1 year from the day when the ticket is exchanged for the first time (*Summer season is not included).
Weekday Adult =
Weekday with Onsen Adult =
All Day Adult (16 y/o－) =
All Day with Onsen Adult (19－49 y/o) =
All Day with Onsen H. S. Student & Over 50 y/o =
All Day with Onsen J. H. S. Student =
All Day with Onsen Child (3–12 y/o) =
Hakuba Cycle Festa
“The 5th Hakuba Cycle Festa” will be held on June 9 (Sun). The rule is simply “go through the designated checkpoint”. You can challenge the 90 km long course or enjoy the delicious Hakuba foods offered in aid stations. You can enjoy freely and feel the beautiful nature of Hakuba.
[Date] June 8 (Sat)－June 9 (Sun)
[Place] Hakuba Goryu Escal Plaza
June 8 (Sat): 6:00 p.m.－Eve of the Cycle Festa
June 9 (Sun): 7:30 a.m.－ Opening Ceremony, 8:00 a.m.－ Start
* The entry is already closed because the number of applicants reached the quota.
Mt. Harinoki Shintaro Festival
On June 2 (Sun), “Mt. Harinoki Shintaro Festival” will be held at Mt. Harinoki Snow Gorge, one of the best 3 snow gorges in Japan.
The 62nd Mt. Harinoki Shintaro Festival
[Date] June 2 (Sun), 2019
[Place] Mt. Harinoki Snow Gorge, Omachi City
[Hours] 7:15 a.m.–7:55 a.m.
[Fee] Mountaineering to Harinoki Toge: JPY3000, Nature observation: JPY2000
Craftbeer Marche in Hakuba
The companies of craft beer in Nagano will come together to Hakuba! Add to craft beer, events such as live performance and workshops will be held, and also there will be food booths!
Craftbeer Marche in Hakuba
[Date] June 8 (Sat) 0:00 p.m.－9:00 p.m, June 9 (Sun) 11:00 a.m.－4:00 p.m.
[Place] Wahara Ground, Iida, Kamishiro, Hakuba
[Fee] 1 Beer Ticket JPY600, Original Glass JPY600, Advance Ticket (5 Beer Tickets + 1 Original Glass) JPY2,800
Jun. 1 (Sat):Tsugaike Panorama Way Open
On Jun. 1 (Sat), Tsugaike Panorama Way (=Tsugaike Gondola “Eve”+ Tsugaike Ropeway) will start the operation.
Tsugaike Panorama Way
[Opening Period] Jun. 1 (Sat)–Oct. 31 (Thu), 2019
[Opening Hours] 8 a.m.–4:40 p.m. (Early morning operation will start from Jun. 22)
[Fee] Round-trip Ticket + Tsugaike Nature Park Entrance Feee = Adult JPY3600, Child JPY2050
Jun. 1 (Sat): Happo Alpen Line Open
On Jun. 1 (Sat), Happo Alpen Line (=Happo Gondola “Adam”+ Alpen Quad + Grat Quad) will start the operation.
Happo Alpen Line
[Opening Period] Jun. 1 (Sat)–Oct. 27 (Sun), 2019
[Opening Hours] 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Early morning operation will start from Jul. 13)
[Round-trip Fee] Adult JPY2900, Child JPY1750