Hida-Osaka Frozen Waterfalls Trek

Enjoy hotspring after the trek

4 Join-In Tours to choose from

Karatanidaki Waterfall

Or Join a Snowshoe Hiking

Japanese Style Room in Ryokan

Local cusine

Season: Jan – Mid Mar
Min/Max: 2/15

There are over 200 falls and creeks in Hida-Osaka, many made from platy joint or columnar joint, making them a view not to be missed. Enjoy the frozen waterfalls when you do a trek in the National Park, have lunch outdoors near the frozen waterfalls and bathing in a hot spring surrounded by snow at the end of the tour.


Age: 10 to 70 years old.
Health: Experience in snow sports or snowshoe trekking is helpful. Participants need to be strong enough to walk by themselves with snowshoes on for the whole tour. Please be aware that some degree of physical fitness is required when walking with snowshoes. The Hida-Osaka Waterfall Trekking Office reservation desk will ask about your experience at the time of your reservation.

3 Days Hida-Osaka Winter Frozen Waterfalls Trek

BASIC ITINERARY (Subject to changes)

Day 1 Arrival Hida-Osaka [D]
Arrive at Hida-Osaka Station 
Pickup by Ryokan Staff and transfer to Ryokan (15 mins drive)
Arrive at Ryokan. Rest of day is free at leisure.
You can enjoy a leisure walk by your own and soak in hotspring.
Dinner at Ryokan

Day 2 Frozen Waterfalls Trekking [B/-/D]
AM  Enjoy your breakfast in Ryokan
0820/0900 Assemble at Hida-Osaka Visitor Centre to meet guide for your Selected Frozen Waterfall tour
Regular Tour (Full): Time – 0820-1630; 2hrs trek, Lots of snow, lunch and hotspring
Regular Tour (Weekday): Time – 0820-1500; 2hrs trek, Lots of snow, NO lunch and NO hotspring
Premier Tour: Time – 0820-1600; 3hrs trek, Lots of snow, NO lunch and NO hotspring
Karatanidaki Waterfall Tour: Time – 0900-1500; 5hrs trek, A little snow, NO lunch and NO hotspring
1500-1630  Back at at Hida-Osaka Visitor Centre and make your way back to Ryokan
Night Dinner at Ryokan

Day 3 Departure [B/-/-]
Enjoy your breakfast in Ryokan. Check out and transfer to Hida-Osaka Station for your onwards journey

3 Days Hida-Osaka Frozen Waterfalls Trek

Tour Code: JPN-HOFWT-03
Min 2 pax
Price Per Person Price in SGD

Tour TypePrice
Regular Tour (Full Plan) – Depart Daily from 1 Jan till 7 Mar518
Regular Tour (Weekday Plan) – Depart 27-31 Jan; 3-7 Feb; 10 Feb, 12-14 Feb, 17-21 Feb, 25-28 Feb, 2-6 Mar, 9-13 Mar, 16 Mar568
Premium Tour – Depart 2 Feb, 8 Feb, 11 Feb, 15 Feb, 23 Feb, 24 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 14 Mar, 15 Mar498
Karatanidaki Waterfall Tour – Depart 1 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 7 Mar478

Price is subject to changes

Private tour is welcome! Please contact us for more information.

Price includes

  • 2 Nights at Ryokan in Hida-Osaka with complimentary pick up at Hida-Osaka Station as per scheduled time
  • 2 Breakfast, 2 Dinner in Ryokan
  • Selected guided Frozen Waterfalls trekking as per choice with gears provided
  • Transfer during the trek

Price excludes

  • All airfare + taxes
  • All Rail Pass
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • All optional tour
  • Travel insurance
Getting There

Hotel Information

– You will be staying in local Ryokan with free Pickup from JR Hida-Osaka Stataion.
– Enjoy natural highly carbonated hot spring
– Breakfast and Dinner Plan
– Japanese-Style Room with Toilet Only, Shared Bath and Shower Up to 4 persons

What to wear and what to bring

Snowshoes, snow boots, rain-coat, rain-pants, gloves, sunglasses, and helmet.
(Above items are all available free of charge.)
※Please wear appropriate layers.
>> (Winter tour) What to bring and wear, items free of charge

※Gear sizes are limited. The Hida-Osaka Waterfall Trekking Office will ask your size at the time of your reservation.

Weather Alert

The Hida-Osaka Waterfall Trekking Office will contact all participants by 5:00 PM on the day before the tour date if unsuitable weather is forecast and the tour is cancelled. Tours can be called off even on the day of the tour if the Hida-Osaka Waterfall Trekking Office determines that the road conditions are too dangerous or if the roads are closed because of heavy snow or a snowstorm.