Urabandai Autumn Expereience

Season: 18 Sep - 7 Oct, 23 Oct - 31 Oct
3 day itinerary

Urabandai Autumn Experience

Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Japan: Urabandai, Jododaira, Fukushima, Tohoku Prefecture
Early Autumn: 18 Sep – 7 Oct 2023 from $ 500 – $ 660
Autumn:  23 Oct – 31 Oct 2023 from $ 730 – $ 890
Min size: 4 / Max size: 10

Tour Code: JP-TA-FAE-03 / JP-TA-FA-03

3 Days Guided tour
Level: Easy-Moderate

Location Urabandai Fukushima in Tohoku
Main activity: Trekking in Fukushima Bandai Area

Experience staying in a mountain lodge at an altitude 1576m to further enhance your stay in Japan in early autumn.

Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Hibara and see the torii gate sinking into the lake with the autumn leaves foilage.

*Advance booking required 
  • Sight Seeing 90% 90%
  • Food 70% 70%
  • Transportation 50% 50%
  • Activities 80% 80%

Highlights

  • Bandai area is ideal for fun outdoor activities. In autumn you can experience canoeing, cycling and the many hiking trails which go through the heart of Bandai.
  • September through October: Canoeing, kayaking, cycling, trekking and hiking, cruises on Lake Hibara and viewing of the changing of the leaves in autumn.
  • Special experience staying in a dorm room at an old mountain lodge on the mountain during the early autumn.

Itinerary Autumn I (Early Autumn 18 Sep - 7 Oct)

Subject to changes

*The tour schedule may change due to weather or disasters.

*Since the accommodation on the first day is a mountain hut, there is a mixed-gender shared room (8 people) in the same area as the dining room and 1 private room (maximum 3 people) . Toilets and shower are shared. The travel agency should inform the customer that they will be staying in such a mountain hut and obtain their approval.

Azumagoya Lodge Dormitory

Azumagoya Lodge Private room

Azumagoya Lodge Dining

Day 1 Azumagoya

13:00 JR Fukushima Station (meeting place) 14:15 Okenuma and Mt Azumakofuji trekking (1 hour 30 minutes walk. There are slopes.) 16:00 Arrive at Azumagoya Lodge and check-in 18:00 Dinner (set meal style) 21:00 Lights out time

Day 2 Urabandai

After breakfast, proceed to Usagidaira for Mt Azumakofuji view before transfer to Lake Hibara pleasure boat cruising.
Enjoy own lunch at Urabandai Roadside Station and continue to Lake Hibara to enjoy the views of Mt. Bandai. Take a 30min appreciation walk of Oyamazumi Shrine and visit the Hibara Historical Museum before an 1hr walk at Nakasenuma Pond. Enjoy the views of Mt. Bandai over Lake Sohara before check-in at Urabandai Lake Resort Hotel. End the day with a buffet style dinner.

Day 3 Goshikinuma

After Breakfast (buffet style), check out and proceed for Goshikinuma trekking (1 hour walk) and visit Hanitsu Shrine. 11:40 Arrive at JR Inawashiro Station (drop-off location) for your 11:58 train on the Ban-etsu West Line to Koriyama Station (arrive 12:36) (There is a Shinkansen every 30 minutes in the direction of Tokyo and Sendai.)

Itinerary II (Autumn 23 Oct - 31 Oct)

Subject to changes

*The tour schedule may change due to weather or disasters.

Day 1 Urabandai

12:15 Depart from Koriyama Station on the JR Ban-etsu West Line 12:52 Arrive at JR Inawashiro Station. (The meeting place) : Visit Hanitsu Shrine, Lake Hibara pleasure boat cruising, Viewing spot overlooking Lake Hibara and Mt. Bandai 16:30 Check-in at Urabandai Lake Resort Hotel 18:30 Dinner (buffet style)

Day 2 Urabandai

After breakfast, proceed for trekking in Goshikinuma (1 hour walk), Onogawafudotaki Falls (1 hour walk. There are slopes). After own lunch, enjoy trekking in Nakasenuma Pond (1 hour walk) and enjoy views of Mt Bandai over Lake Sohara before return to Urabandai Lake Resort Hotel. End the day with a buffet style dinner.

Day 3 Urabandai

After Breakfast (buffet style), check out and proceed for Ride the Grandeco Resort Urabandai Ropeway
11:40 Arrive at JR Inawashiro Station (drop-off location) for your 11:58 train on the Ban-etsu West Line to Koriyama Station (arrive 12:36)
(There is a Shinkansen every 30 minutes in the direction of Tokyo and Sendai.)

Urabandai Lake Resort Hotel Standard twin room

Urabandai Lake Resort Hotel Cafe

Fukushima

Urabandai Autumn
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PRICE

3 Days Guided tour
Level: Easy-Moderate
Season: 18 Sep – 7 Oct, 23 Oct – 31 Oct
Price per person in SGD

Autumn I – JP-TA-FAE-03 18 Sep – 7 Oct$ 500 – $ 660
Autumn II – JP-TA-FA-0323 Oct – 31 Oct$ 730 – $ 890

Min size : 04/ Max size : 10

Single room in hotel : ADD S$ 80 per night

Price is subject to changes without notice.

Note 

  • Last reservation reception: 14 days before arrival
  • Reservation confirmed: 14 days before arrival. 
  • Azumagoya Lodge has one private room (max 3pax, bed) , one unisex dormitory room (max 10pax, futon mattress) and one single room (bed) for conductor

Price Includes

  • 2 nights Accommodation 
  • Meals (2 breakfast, 2 dinner)
  • Transportation in Fukushima to all the sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All activities as indicated and admission fees and rides as per itinerary
  • English speaking driver/ guide in Fukushima.
  • 15% for gears from X-Boundaries

Price excludes:

  • All Airfare + taxes
  • Train or domestic flight from Tokyo and return
  • All other transfer not mentioned
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Tips to guides
  • Personal gears
  • Travel Insurance covers medical evacuation back to Singapore (Compulsory)
  • Other tours not mentioned

ADVISED You are strongly advised to purchase your own comprehensive Travel Insurance

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DEPOSIT/ CANCELLATION FEES

Deposit/ Refunds

  • Deposit Per Person: $250
  • Balance full payment MUST be received at least thirty (30) days prior to arrival, failing which the Company reserves the right to release all slots for the said confirmed reservation without any or prior notice
  • Full amount for reduction or cancellation within 14 days before arrival.

Please refer to our terms & conditions.

Confirmation of this reservation is acceptance of these conditions.

GETTING PREPARED
  • You will find in this section links to the products of our partner X-Boundaries, a Singapore shop & e-commerce site, your partner in adventure.
  • In your luggage
  • What to bring
    • Rain wear for trekking

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