Okuhida-Onsengo ＞ Events
This is a long bridge located in the Nabedaira-Kogen highlands, between the Nakao-Kogen Highlands and the Shin-Hotaka Ropeway No. 2 Station in the Shin-Hotaka Onsen region.
150 m long and 70 m high, the bridge provides a stunning view and is a popular spot along the driving route.
Around mid-October the area all around is transformed with the brilliant colors of the autumn leaves, making this a very popular photo spot.
This is a mountain and nature themed exhibition hall by the Shin-Hotaka Ropeway No. 2 Station. The visitor center hosts guided walks, snow-shoe tours, and other events. Tourist information on surrounding areas is also provided. You can bathe in the natural hot spring open-air spa "Kamitakara-no-Yu". Snow shoe rental is available.
This is the only aerial lift in Japan with double-decker cabins. At an elevation of 2,200 m, the ropeway will take you on a journey above the clouds. When you ride on the ropeway, you can see the impressive sight of the various peaks, such as Mt. Kasagatake, Mt. Yarigatake, Mt. Nishihotakadake, and Mt. Yakedake. Enjoy the splendid scenery of the Northern Japan Alps that changes with the seasons. You can also visit various restaurants and galleries.