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Address: Kamikochi, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9089023351
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An evening of tranquility

We arrived on a Saturday but because of the wet weather, it was less crowded than expected. The surrounding mountains and the rush of the river is the highlight of the visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We arrived on a Saturday but because of the wet weather, it was less crowded than expected. The surrounding mountains and the rush of the river is the highlight of the visit. Walks through the forest and the marshes (on broadwalks) to the pond are also worthwhile if you enjoy nature. An overnight stay is highly recommended as you will... More 

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Ebina, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nagano's Prefecture best place to visit. Wonderful Mountains to the river that flows through the valley. Easy paths to hike here. You want to visit here, you will need a car or take a bus to get it. You want to spend a week here..

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We took a direct bus from Matsumoto. There was only one departure a day at 10.15am ,(based on bus schedule 17 April - 17 July) at a bus terminal building opposite Matsumoto station. Whether you are boarding the bus from Matsumoto station or Shin Shimashima and intend to alight at Kamikochi Bus Terminal, take the seat on the left side... More 

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We caught a bus from nearby Hirayu Onsen to spend a day in Kamilochi. We disembarked at Taisho Pond and hiked to Tashiro Pond, on to Kappa Bridge and then completed the loop track up one side of the river to Myojin Pond, returning to Kappa Bridge along the other side of the river from where we caught the bus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A visit to the Japanese Alps via Takayama will allow you to visit Kamikochi via bus from Takayama Bus Station (next to the railway station) - Kamikochi is mystical, serene and a very enjoyable walk thru beautiful scenery and fantastic views of the Alps and mountain streams. Lucky enough to visit 3 times (and see the minuets in each occasion).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We went there in late April, the view is undoubtedly nice and the track should be an easy one. However, during my time of visit, the track was still being fully covered by ice, some of them started melting which made it even more slippery. Please wear the proper boots if you want to see the beauty of Kamikochi early!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I took an early morning bus from Matsumoto to kamikochi where I hiked the mountain you see in the first picture. The hike took me 2.2 hours to get up to the lodge where I stopped to have lunch and then 1.25 hours down. Along the way I lucked out and saw a monkey with her newborn on her back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Our whole family enjoyed an easy and beautiful hike along the river in Kamikochi. This is a great break from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and the temple-fest that is Kyoto.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

WOW!!!! This place is extraordinary. We visited in June 2015 and the weather was perfect for bush walking. Amazing scenery, animal interaction and basic amenities on hand at several points along the way. We suggest walking the right hand side first before crossing the bridge on return. Plenty of opportunity to sit, eat a snack or lunch and take in... More 

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Bucks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We visited Kamikochi at the end of May. It was a sunny day and the temperature rose to perhaps over 25 celsius, higher than usual for the time of the year, considering the altitude of 1500m. There are many different hiking routes to suit the amount of time you want to spend walking. I don’t think any of the hiking... More 

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Address: Kamikochi, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9089023351
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kamikochi

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