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Japanese Alps Hiking Tour, Mount Yari

Japanese Alps Hiking Tour, Mount Yari
Japanese Alps Hiking Tour, Mount Yari
Japanese Alps Hiking Tour, Mount Yari
Japanese Alps Hiking Tour, Mount Yari

Hike up Mount Yari, dubbed the "Matterhorn of Japan" with expert local guide Shinsaku! For 3 days, explore the stunning landscapes shaped by millennia of natural forces, revealing diverse flora and fauna as the snow melts. Get ready to uncover the geographic wonders of the Japanese Alps firsthand!


Japan Alps

3 Days

Jul - Sep




Led by English speaking UIMLA Certified hiking guide who maximizes safety as well as implement risk management.

Discover geographic uniqueness in Japan Alps!

Experience memorable and deep adventure escaping from the urban area.


Come with me, to explore the remote expanse of Japan's Alps! For 3 days, we'll hike across some of the most stunning geography of Japan's wildest corners - all with the help of a local, certified mountain guide.

Mount Yari, ranked among Japan's Top 100 mountains, is famed for its formidable spear-like silhouette. Also known as the "Matterhorn of Japan," this formation dates back all the way to the Ice Age. Now, you have the unique opportunity to traverse this ancient giant.

While the glaciers have long receded, the stunning geography of the Japan Alps serves as a testament to the natural forces at work over millennia. As the snow melts, revealing precious flora and fauna, we're offered a glimpse into the intricate ecosystem of this region, reminding us of the incredible power of nature.

Let's discover together the geographic uniqueness of the Japanese Alps!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

Price details

Included in the price:

Guiding fee

Group equipment

Mountain hut expense is NOT included in this price:

Please note you are responsible for covering following accommodation cost including guide.

Scenario 1: One client(Group of 1) and guide

Day 1:Yaridaira hut :JPY14K (One person)+JPY14K (Guide)=JPY28K

Day 2:Hutte O-yari :JPY14K (One person)+JPY14K (Guide)+JPY28K

Total : JPY56K

Scenario 2: One client(Group of 2) and guide

Day 1:Yaridaira hut :JPY28K + JPY14K (Guide)=JPY28K

Day 2:Hutte O-yari :JPY28K + JPY14K (Guide)+JPY28K

Total : JPY84K


Day 1: Arrival at Matsumoto station

-Meet up at Matsumoto station in the morning -Head toward to the trailhead (Shin-Hotaka onsen) -Start hiking -Stay at Yaridaira hut

Day 2: Hiking up Mount Yari

-Start ascending toward Mount Yari -Arrival at peak of Mount Yari -Staying at Hutte Ohyari (Hut)

Day 3: Hike towards Kamikochi

-Start descending toward Kamikochi -Arrival at Kamikochi -End of the trip




We'll be staying in a comfortable mountain hut

Equipment you will need to bring

Water bottle




About the guide

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Mountain Leader


English | Japanese



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What people are saying about this trip



Hama was amazing! A thorough preparation, excellent communication from the booking until the end of the experience. Very considerate to ensure pace matched ability. Safety was a high focus and we felt in very capable hands. Hama's knowledge of the country, region and mountain was excellent which enriched our experience. Thank you so much! Would definitely recommend Hama and Explore-Share :)

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