Kamikochi is one of the best mountainous scenic spot in Japan located 30 minutes by bus or taxi from Hirayu-Onsen in Okuhida-Onsengo. On April 17, “Kamikochi-Koen line ” opening ceremony will be held, and from then it will be possible to make a sightseeing trip to Kamikochi. Come and enjoy the mountain scenery representing Japan, such as Kappa-bashi(bridge), Taisho-ike(pond), and Myojin-ike(pond).

Traffic regulation in Kamikochi in 2018

In Kamikochi, the entry of private cars is regulated all year round. Also, the sightseeing buses during busy periods are regulated.

    • Traffic regulation section : All sections of prefectural road “Kamikochi-Koen line” in Nagano Prefecture (Close from “Kama tunnel” entrance).
    • Passable vehicles :
      • buses * Tourist buses and mini buses can not pass through during the period shown below
      • Taxis
    • Passable period : From 17th April to 15th November ,2018
    • Passable hour : 5:00 to 19:00 (in July and August : 5:00 to 20:00)

Bus traffic regulation date and Traffic congestion Prediction


2018Kamikochi(Access others)

Regular route bus “Kamikochi-line” (between Hirayu-Onsen and Kamikochi) The other News


Kamikochi information page in this site


Kamikochi Official web site