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Trip Yatsugatake

Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat
Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat

Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat
“Local Traditions Endowed by Sacred Mountains”

A tour interacting with locals centered on the waters and traditions of Mt. Kaikomagatake, where mountain worship is still practiced. Trekking along the Ojiragawa Gorge, feel the power of the waters flowing from Mt. Kaikomagatake. While riding eco-friendly e-bikes around rice paddies nurtured by the water, savor the local traditions as you visit a sake brewery and a Japanese sweets shop.

Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat
Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat

Yatsugatake Adventure Retreat
“Harmony with Nature-Coexisting with Water, Sun, and Stars”

A tour exploring Yatsugatake area’s history and culture as it coexists with nature. Riding eco-friendly e-bikes and hiking around, visit its unique sites, such as a Jomon village from 5000 years ago, a military road built by samurai and Doryu falls, where you can appreciate the spectacle of abundant spring water, and a restaurant featuring local vegetables nurtured by pristine water and the sun.

Time to be embraced by the earth around the stars
Time to be embraced by the earth around the stars

Time to be embraced by the earth around the stars
“Star Round Yatsugatake”

A sky full with stars glittering in the clean air of the highlands.The millions of years history of the Yatsugatake give you a sense of the eternity of the earth and universe. The mountains, stars, and moon create magnificent scenery.While encountering fascinating, warm people, or characteristic places, realize how small our presence is in this vast universe. Feel the joy of living, together with the person important to you. Come and experience the “stars surrounded Yatsugatake.”

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
“Kaikoma area”

Let’s go on a self-guided tour of the natural and historical landscape of the Hakushu and Mukawa areas with electric mobility and a special digital map! A new kind of activity that is eco-friendly and fun to get around!

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
“Kaikoma area”

E-Bike Tour to Explore History of Hokuto City
Take an e-bike tour of the historic Mt. Kai-Komagatake area at Hokuto City Hakushu and Mukawa town! Visit the significant sites associated with famous generals in Japanese history, with commentary from local guides.

  • Visit the Yamataka Jindai-zakura, the oldest cherry tree in Japan which is said to be 2,000 years old.
  • Ride a bike through beautiful countryside and mountain scenery.
  • Enjoy touring along the old Koshu Kaido, one of the oldest passage in the medieval time in Japan with remnants of those period.
  • Stop at a local Japanese sweets shop that specialises in local rice.
  • Stroll through the quaint atmosphere of old houses and warehouses that slip back in time to the medieval time in “Taiga Harajuku”, selected as one of the 100 best roads in Japan.
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
“Kaikoma area”

Spiritual E-Bike Tour of Mount Kai Komagatake: Mountain Worship History
Ride an e-bike tour around the foothills of Mount Kai Komagatake, where fresh water is nurtured. Enjoy a day of refreshment while experiencing the history of mountain worship.

  • Visit two Shinto shrines, Yokote Komagatake Shrine and Chikuu Komagatake Shrine, both in the village of Kai Komagatake, a mountain as an object of worship.
  • Travel through beautiful countryside with wonderful views of the mountains.
  • Take a walk to the emerald green “Senga-fuchi” at the Oshirakawa River Valley, which has been selected as one of the best 100 waters in Japan.
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto

Relaxing and carefree Travel in Hokuto
“Kaikoma area”

Forest Bathing in Yamanashi
Enjoy a half-day tour including a bike ride along a forest route with clear streams and delicious air, and through a village with an old-fashioned atmosphere. Visit a farm to pick up eggs (with 6 fresh eggs as souvenirs)!

  • Enjoy the trail through a tranquil forest and along a clear stream.
  • Try egg picking and wash them on a well-located heirloom chicken farm.
  • Appreciate a stunning view of Mount Kai Komagatake from the countryside!
A Family Friendly Adventure Tour of Yatsugatake
A Family Friendly Adventure Tour of Yatsugatake

A Family Friendly Adventure Tour of Yatsugatake

A new way to explore Yatsugatake. A Long Trail designed to bring nature to visitors. Hike the trail, and learn about the local nature, culture, and history from a guide. To ensure children can enjoy the tour as well, the course will include a lift ride and will take about 2 – 3 hours.

Tuk-Tuk: A New Way to Travel
Tuk-Tuk: A New Way to Travel


Tuk-Tuk: A New Way to Travel

This guided tour consists of a day and nighttime program. Experience a sense of freedom that comes with tuk-tuk travel.

Daytime program:
Visit the iconic spots of Kiyosato such as picture-perfect locations, forests, and farms.

Nighttime program:
With the quiet tuk-tuk we will visit a place where wildlife lives, enjoying the Kiyosato night. On the meadows of the Yatsugatake/Nobeyama highlands, one of Japan’s top three stargazing areas, learn about the stars from a guide while relaxing in a hammock.

Stepping Back in Time
Stepping Back in Time


Stepping Back in Time

Enjoy this traditional footpath tour through the unspoiled nature and townscape of the Hakushu area, listed on the “100 Best Waters of Japan.” The guided tour will lead through the “hidden history, culture, and lifestyle of the region.”

Exploring Japan’s Jomon Culture
Exploring Japan’s Jomon Culture

Exploring Japan’s Jomon Culture

Private guided tour with a rental car. Explore sacred sites dating back to the Jomon culture scattered throughout the area by car. During the tour, the participants collect the red stamps of 33 Chubu Dogu (clay figurines). A guide will present historic sites, museums, and other sightseeing spots around the area.

Yatsugatake Gastronomy
Yatsugatake Gastronomy

Yatsugatake Gastronomy Nurtured by Water and Sun
– Hokuto Food Tour

Why not take a trip to Hokuto and enjoy the locally produced Hokuto foods, like sake (sake, whiskey, wine, beer), rice, and highland vegetables; all nurtured by this mineral rich water, sunlight (The no. 1 daylight hours in Japan), and fertile soil?

Art in Yatsugatake
The Excitement of Encountering Art in Yatsugatake

The Excitement of Encountering Art in Yatsugatake

Did you know that there are many beautiful museums in Yatsugatake? From the museums of the great masters to the museums of picture books, you are sure to find a museum that suits your taste. Unlike in Tokyo, the museums are not too crowded, so you can relax and enjoy the art. One of the unique charms of Yatsugatake is that the museums themselves, along with the rich nature, look like art. Why don’t you come to Yatsugatake and enjoy the wonderful artworks?

Enjoy exhilarating skiing
絶景のスキー&スノーボード

Enjoy exhilarating skiing at Sun Meadows Kiyosato, a ski resort on the mountain!

Yamanashi Prefecture is known for its high rate of sunny skies, and the Sun Meadows Kiyosato ski resort has an 80% sunny rate! From the top of the 1,900-meter-high mountain, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the magnificent Kiyosato Plateau. From the top of the 1,900-meter-high mountain, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Kiyosato Plateau. Under the blue sky called “Yatsugatake Blue,” enjoy skiing and snowboarding with a spectacular view while being surrounded by a sense of freedom.