Discover Tateyama Kurobe

Tateyama Kurobe is an outdoor enthusiast's dream, offering a variety of experiences such as visiting the breathtaking Shōmyō Falls or walking through the famous snow corridor. For the more experienced adventurer, Mount Kashimayariga presents an exhilarating challenge. After a long day of exploration, unwind and rejuvenate at one of the nearby hot springs, soaking in the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Tateyama Kurobe

The easiest way to get around in Tateyama Kurobe is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses.
If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Tateyama Kurobe

Bus Passes:

  • Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket
    • Coverage: One-way trip between Nagano and Toyama along the Alpine Route (only for foreign tourists)
    • Duration: 5 days between April 15th and November 10th
    • Price: 9800 Yen
    • Where to buy: JR ticket offices

Rail Passes

  • Japan Rail Pass
  • JR East Nagano Niigata Area Pass

How long to stay in Tateyama Kurobe

We recommend staying here for about two days.

Hotels in Tateyama Kurobe

Flights to Tateyama Kurobe

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Day trips from Tateyama Kurobe

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