Minakami Town

– Japan’s Premier Outdoor Activities

Paragliding

Canyon

Rafting

Lake Canoe

Mountain Trekking in Summer & Autumn

Onsen

Takumino-sato craft village

Comfortable Lodge

Room & Bathing

 

Minakami ~ Japan’s Premier Outdoor Activities Destination

Minakami – located 2-2.5 hours away from Tokyo, is an amazing place for hot spring day trips and outdoor activities.

In this 4 days package, you can enjoy a flight experience in paragliding, canyoning or rafting. If you are a keen hiker, you can do a self-guided trek to the famous mountain such as Mt Tanigawadake or Mt Ichinokura right from your lodge.

You can also visit the popular Onsen –  Takaragawa Onsen and Shimeikan Onsen, with unique atmosphere to soothe your body from head to toe, with optional stay at Takaragawa Onsen to fully appreciate the area.

Important Note for Adventure Tour:

  • Basic swimming skills are required.
  • Be comfortable floating in the water and also be able to put all body, including head under the water.
  • Children under 13 years old are not allowed to participate on this tour.
  • If there are any tour participants under 20 years old, the land operator requires the signature of their guardian. If their guardian will not be accompanying them, please let us know in advance and we will send the form to be signed.
  • Consumption of alcohol before tours is prohibited. Anyone under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted on tour and will be charged as full cancellation charges.
  • Pregnant cannot participate on this tour. 

 

4 Days Minakami Adventure: Paragliding + Canyon/Raft Package

Tour Code: JPN-MKA-PCR04

  • Enjoy 3 nights staying at a Lodge
  • Enjoy 1 day paragliding flight experience + canyon or raft depending on season
  • Min age: 13 years old
  • Option stay at Takaragawa Onsen at additional cost
  • Self guided hike to the mountain
  • Minimum number: 02 persons
  • Period : 29 Apr ~ 23 Oct 2017
  • Low Season: Canyon Apr-Jun, Oct; Raft : Jul-Oct
  • High Season: Canyon: Jul-Sep; Raft: Apr-Jun
Basic ItineraryMeals
Day 1: Tokyo – MinakamiX Breakfast
Depart from Tokyo Station to Doai StationX Lunch
Arrive Doai StationX Dinner
Walk or pickup by Lodge
Day is free to explore Minakami hotspring, take a stroll to visit the parks, Suwa Gorge, etc
Evening: Enjoy your dinner at Lodge (own cost)
Day 2: Full Day Minakami Adventure: Paragliding + Rafting/ CanyoningO Breakfast
9:00 am Pickup from hotel for your adventure<O Lunch
9:30 am Flight ExperienceX Dinner
1:00 pm Canyoning or 1:15 pm Rafting
Evening: Enjoy your dinner at Lodge (own cost)
Day 3: Minakami Self Exploration Or Optional ActivityO Breakfast
Recommend: X Lunch
– Climbing to the famous mountain, Mt.Tanigawa (1977m) or Ichinokura X Dinner
– More rafting, canyoning, canoeing, MTB
–  Enjoy hotspring
Day 4: Minakami – Tokyo StationO Breakfast
Morning free at leisure before proceed to Doai Station for your train to Tokyo X Lunch

 4 Days Minakami Adventure: Paragliding + Canyon/Raft Package

Tour Code: JPN-MKA-PCR04

  • Enjoy 3 nights staying at a Lodge
  • Enjoy 1 day paragliding flight experience + canyon or raft depending on season
  • Min age: 13 years old
  • Option stay at Takaragawa Onsen at additional cost
  • Self guided hike to the mountain
  • Minimum number: 02 persons
  • Period : 29 Apr ~ 23 Oct 2017
  • Low Season: Canyon Apr-Jun, Oct; Raft : Jul-Oct
  • High Season: Canyon: Jul-Sep; Raft: Apr-Jun

Price per person in SGD 

Room TypeDbl/TwnTatamiFamily Room
Pax sharing2 pax2-4 pax4-6 pax
Low Season (L)550525525
High Season (H)570545 545
OptionalAdditional Per person in SGD
Upgrade Tandem Flight80
Bungy Combo ~ Bungy + Canyon/ Raft245 (L)/ 265 (H)
Lake Canoe Combo ~ Canoe + Canyon/ Raft240 (L)/ 260 (H)
MTB Combo ~ MTB + Canyon/ Raft240 (L)/ 260 (H)
Last night + 2 meals at Takaragawa Onsen140 (twin)/ 190 (single)

Price subject to changes

Price includes:

  • 3 nights Accommodation at a Lodge including pick up and drop off at Minakami or Doai Stations
  • 3 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
  • 1 day Minakami Adventure : Paragliding Combo with pickup from hotel
  • Information for self guided hikes to Mt Ichinokura and Mt Tanigawadake
  • Briefing prior departure

 

It takes 2-2.5 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen to Doai Station.

Recommended schedule

Day 1: Tokyo – Doai

08:24   Tokyo Station – ECHIGO-YUZAWA By SHINKANSEN MAX TOKI 307 (80 mins)

09:44    Arrive ECHIGO-YUZAWA and change train for DOAI

09:53    ECHIGO-YUZAWA – DOAI by JR Joetsu Line for Minakami (25 mins)

10:18    Arrive DOAI

Day 4: Doai – Tokyo

13:49  DOAI – ECHIGO-YUZAWA By JR Joetsu Line  for NAGAOKA (24 mins)

14:13    Arrive ECHIGO-YUZAWA and change train for Tokyo

14:28    ECHIGO-YUZAWA – Tokyo by SHINKANSEN MAX TOKI 368  (76 mins)

15:44    ArriveTokyo Station

Getting There

It takes 2-2.5 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen

to either Doai or Minakami Station.

 

Hotel Information

Recommended Lodge in Minakami

  • A family run & owned mountain lodge, deep in the a National Park
  • Right by Tanigawadake Ropeway and Tenjin Ski Resort
  • 2 hours from Tokyo
  • Only a few hundred meters from Doai Station
  • Or pick up from Minakami Station

Dining @ Lazy Bear Restaurant

tenjin-lodge-meal

  • Enjoy forest views as you dine in the restaurant with Yubiso River below
  • Italian pastas, South East Asian and Korean dishes
  • Roasts, Nabes and Salads
  • Western Breakfast of scrambled eggs, toast, coffee/tea and juice
  • Spicy garlic and honey chicken, lime gingered eggplant, potatoes, sesame dressed salad and Hokkaodo Rice

Bathing

  • Male and female baths are fed by same natural, mountain spring which supplies water to the lodge.
  • Heated water (not Onsens)
  • Pleasant ambience with views of the forest outside and Yubiso River below
  • No recirculate of the water with constant flow of water
  • Each bathroom has 2 showers and a medium sized bath
  • Hot showers 24 hours a day
  • Baths are available for use from 5pm to 8pm
  • Outside of regular bathing times, a private bath can be arranged for 1500 yen for 45 minutes which owner can extend to guest tastes when it is possible.

Ski Rentals

  • Extensive rental store of equipment and colthing
  • You can get kitted our in the lodge rather than wait in line while the lifts are open
  • Stock 20 sets of skis, 20 snowboards, kids boots up to size 12 (US), ski wear to fit all sizes, goggles, gloves, hats, avalanche gear, snowshoes and kids sleds.
Room Information

Double Bed Room

tenjin-lodge-room-double

  • Spacious with balcony views over Yubiso River below
  • Private toilet and wash basin, shared lodge bathing facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Powerful winter heater
  • Fridge

Twin Bedroom

  • Spacious with balcony views over Yubiso River below
  • Two King size single beds
  • Private toilet and wash basin, shared lodge bathing facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Powerful winter heater

Family Room

  • Spacious with mountain views from the balcony
  • Two King size single beds and a tatami room
  • Sleeps 4-6
  • Private toilet and wash basin, shared lodge bathing facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Two powerful winter heater

Tatami Room

  • Spacious with balcony views over Yubiso River below
  • Sleeps 1-4 persons
  • Private toilet and wash basin, shared lodge bathing facilities
  • Free wifi
  • Powerful winter heater