The Norikura Skyline is open from May 15 (Mon).

A mountain opening festival is held at the summit of Mt. Norikuradake (Tatamidaira) from 10AM on the day of opening, with attractions such as a dedicatory lion dance.

The Norikura Skyline is a fully paved mountain roadway measuring 6.5 m in width and covering a total distance of 14.4 km from the Hirayutoge Pass (elevation: 1,684 m) to Mt. Norikuradake Tatamidaira (elevation: 2,702 m).

This, the highest road in Japan, provides a magnificent view of the Northern Alps and Mt. Hakusan of the Southern Alps.

Open period : 15th May – 31th Oct.

  • Period of access (May,June and October) : 7:00 to 18:00
  • Period of access (July,August and September) : 3:30 to 18:00

* There may be access restrictions depending on weather conditions.

Operating section of the Norikura line (bus) :

Route :
Hirayu-Onsen Gezan-guchi(*1)(*2) – Mt. Daikokutake Tozan-guchi(Trailhead)(*2)(*3) – Norikura Tatami-Daira(summit of Mt. Norikura)

*1 This bus stop will be available from 1st July.
*2 You can get off at these bus stops only by bus services to Norikura Sancho(Tatami-Daira : summit of Mt. Norikura) direction (2017 period).
*3 This bus stop will be available from 1st June.

Fare for an adult :(half for an elementary school students)

  • Hirayu-Onsen – Norikura Sancho(Tatami-Daira : summit of Mt. Norikura)
    • One way fare : 1,420 yen
    • Rount-trip fare : 2,300 yen
  • Hirayu-Onsen – Hirayu-Onsen Gezan-guchi
    • One way fare : 1,300 yen
  • Hirayu-Onsen – Mt. Daikokutake Tozan-guchi(trailhead)
    • One way fare : 1,370 yen
  • Hoonoki-Daira – Norikura Sancho(Tatami-Daira : summit of Mt. Norikura)
    • One way fare : 1,270 yen
    • Rount-trip fare : 2,300 yen
  • Hoonoki-Daira – Hirayu-Onsen Gezan-guchi
    • One way fare : 1,170 yen
  • Hoonoki-Daira – Mt. Daikokutake Tozan-guchi(trailhead)
    • One way fare : 1,210 yen

About Norikura Skyline

Official web site : http://www.hida-norikura.com/
Address : 1223,Iwaidani,Nyukawa-cho,Takayama-city,Gifu
TEL : +81-577-78-2345
 

Hida-Norikura Tourism Association

2000,Bokata,Nyukawa-cho,Takayama-city,Gifu
TEL : +81-577-78-2345 / FAX : +81-577-78-2011

 

Since 2003, restrictions on personal car use have been place on the Norikura Skyline, meaning you cannot gain access with your own car.
Please take a bus or taxi from either the Akandana car park (Okuhida-Onsengo, Hirayu-Onsen) or the Honokidaira car park (Nyukawa-cho).
Akandana car park is a convenient place to leave your car and catch a bus to the Norikura Skyline or Kamikochi.

 

About the Akandana car park

Opening period : From Apr. 15 to Nov. 15
Access time : 4:00 – 19:00
Exit time : all hours
Parking Fee
> Standard size car : 600yen a day
> Large size car : 2,400yen a day
> Motorcycle : 300yen a day

TEL & FAX : +81-578-89-3477 (Direct line)
Emergency contact : +81-578-86-2111 (to Kamitakara Branch)

* No night stay inside the car parking lot.