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Mount Shirouma Hiking

Discover the stunning scenery and magnificent trail on one of Japan’s 100 famous mountains!

Nestled into the Japanese Alps, hiking to the top of Mount Shirouma makes for a fun and exciting three-day adventure. Enjoy the hospitality of traditional Japanese mountain lodges while walking through gorgeous scenery and taking in breathtaking views. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Mount Shirouma. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Mount Shirouma

Mount Shirouma is a stunningly scenic place to head out on a hike. Among the many reasons hikers choose to come here each year is for Kurobe Gorge, which is especially stunning in the autumn with the changing leaves. Views from the summit of the mountain are fantastic as well. A sea of mountains and forests is visible in every direction.


Good to know:

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Yen (JPY)

Best time to visit:

June to September

What’s the weather like?

During the summer, average daily temperatures on Mount Shirouma range from 17 ºC to 23 ºC. Summer is generally the wettest time of year, with the peak receiving about 10 rainy days per month

How to get there:

Any trip to Mount Shirouma begins with a flight into Toyama Airport (TOY), which can be reached by a direct flight from Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai. From here, Hakuba – at the foot of Mount Shirouma – can be reached in two hours by car and slightly;y longer by bus

More info about Hiking in Mount Shirouma:

At nearly 3,000 meters of elevation, Mount Shirouma is the 26th tallest mountain in Japan and the highest in the Hakuba section of the Hida Range. This means panoramic views of the surrounding forests and mountains await at its summit. During the autumn, the landscape looks as if it has been painted with plenty of red, orange and yellow leaves. Most hikers opt to go on the three-day tour, heading to the summit of Mount Shirouma and two other peaks outside of Hakuba. Along the way, walkers will discover the famous hot spring, Babadani Onsen; the Grand Snowy Valley; and Tsugaike Nature Park


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