Friday, 25 November 2016

For snow seekers.....

Are you planning to visit Hokkaido or Japanese Alps(around Nagano) for winter sports? Although prefer to be in a place which is not crowded by international tourists? Then perhaps, you can consider our region as option. There is a certain area on mountain side in Tango region where has 2-3 metres snow every winter. The area is not for skiing nor snowboarding.,h_326,al_c,q_90,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/e1dada_7d30fb3aec104bbfaf223ac43e99eae7.webp

The area is for snowmobile!! 
This activity is fit from absolute beginner to who has experience(reservation necessary).
- For absolute beginner, instructor will be drive for you and the course is 1.5 km long.
- Beginner course who wants to drive by oneself. You will get an instruction first and you can drive by yourself after that.
5000JPY/person include petrol
- Intermediate course who drove more than 2hrs at beginner course and who love to try bigger snowmobile.
6000JPY/person include petrol,h_326,al_c,q_90,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/e1dada_7f2bd0ba6d6642189e39bd2542bc158d.webp
For enojying this activity, the best is stay over night at the mountain lodge or cabin.
Adult 6900JPY/person include 2 meals, Child(5-15yrs) 5800JPY/person include 2meals
They offer their accommodation on airbnb as well as their own website.
When you making reservation please make sure to book pick up service from their closest bus stop as well and ask them exact timetable of the bus.
From Miyazu station, take a bus toward "Ukawa-onsen-yoshino-no-sato(宇川温泉よし野の里) or Kyogamisaki(経ケ岬) or Kamanyu(蒲入)"and get off at Hioki(日置) then meet up your pick up service. Bus fare 400JPY/person, duration about 45mins.
There is a bus which arrive at the accommodation directly but it only runs once in a day and the bus is not departing from stations so.....