6 Days Mt.Tsurugi (The Sword Mountain, 2999m) Climb

Grade: Technical and Strenuous.

Campsite & Mountain Huts @ Mt Tsurugi

mountain hut

Traversing rock section

Climbing rock section

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Highland bus to Snow Wall

Ropeway to Kurobedaira

Matsumoto Castle



Tsumago & Magome walk

Tsumago & Magome walk

Nagoya Castle

Toji Soba

  • Mt.Tsurugi (The Sword Mountain, 2999m) climbing 3 days (North Japan Alps range)
  • Climbing Level: Technical and Strenuous. Not for beginners.
  • Group size. 6 -15 persons.
  • Skill Level: Basic rock climbing skills such as “three-point hold climbing”, use of climbing rope, carabiner, runner, harness, etc.
  • Remarks: Very popular trek among Japanese climbers. Impressive view from the summit.
  • Climbing Gears required: Helmet use against rock falls, runner, harness, carabiners (with lock and without lock)
  • Summer Climbing season: July – September
  • Highest point: 3015m Mt Tateyama
  • Trek start/ end: Start Murodo Bus Terminal (1330)/ End Murodo Bus Terminal (1000)
  • Overnight during trek: Mountain hut (No Single rooms available)
  • Guide: Authorised mountain guide who is Japanese & English Speaking


  • No private porter or guide available
  • If our guides find you are not prepared enough for this program, the guide may ask you to climb down alone to the hut or trailhead for safety reason.

Itinerary subject to changes (Customisation is welcome)

Day 1Nagoya – Takayama – Tateyama (-,-,Dinner)
JR Train: Nagoya Airport – Nagoya Station (own cost)
JR Train : Rec: Nagoya Station – Takayama street walk and lunch (own cost) ~ (2.5hrs)
JR Train: Takayama Station – Tateyama Station (49mins)
Cable Car: Tateyama Station – Bijodaira Station (7mins)
Bus: Bijodaira Station – Murodo (40mins)
 Walk to Mikurigaike Onsen (about 15mins)
Stay: Mikurigaike Onsen
 Day 2Trekking: Murodo – Tsurugi Valley (Breakfast,-, Dinner)
1330 Meet guide at Murodo Bus Terminal for start of trek
Trek: 4 hrs
Stay: Tsurugi hut.
 Day 3 Summit day. Tsurugi-sawa – Mt.Tsurugi peak – Tsurugi-sama. (Breakfast,-, Dinner)
Trek: 7 hrs
Stay: Tsurugi hut.
Day 4Tsurugi-sawa – Mt.Tateyama (3015m) – Murodou – Matsumoto (Breakfast,-,-)
Trek: 6 hrs
1000 Arrive Murodo Bus Terminal
Bus, cable car, ropeway & Train to Matsumoto
Stay: Hotel
 Day 5 Matsumoto – Nagoya (Breakfast,-,-)
Rec: Cycling at Matsumoto with visit to Matsumoto Castle
JR Train to Nagoya
Rec: Stopover to vist Narai & Kiso/ visit Nagoya Castle
Stay: Hotel
Day 6Nagoya – Airport (Breakfast,-,-)
JR Train to airport (own cost)

6 Days Mt.Tsurugi (The Sword Mountain 2999m) climbing + alpine route

Tour Code: JP-MTAR_06
Price Per Person in SGD: $ 1680
Price subject to change
Min size: 6
Date: 21 – 26 Sep 2018

Price includes

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in mountain hut with breakfast & dinner
  • 1 Night Mikurigaike Onsen Dorm with breakfast & dinner
  • 1 Night Matsumoto 3-star hotel single room with breakfast
  • 1 Night Nagano 3-star hotel single room with breakfast
  • English/ Japanese speaking guide during trek
  • Common equipment such as rope, etc prepared by the guide
  • Complimentary Rental of helmet, runner, carabiners & harness (To be taken & return in Singapore with a security deposit of $150)
  • Japan Alpine Pass 5-Day
  • Detailed Briefing Guide

Price excludes

  • Airfare + taxes
  • All other train services not usable by JR Alpine Pass
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • All entrance fees + optional tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal gears such as gaiter, warm gears, sleeping bag etc.