Kamikochi Hiking

Travel Information

Kamikochi(上高地) is one of the best and most popular hiking spots in Japan. It is located in Nagano prefecture. It has a beautiful nature surrouned by beautiful forests, pure water and powerful montains. The entire site are all flat and very easy to walk. It will take 2 to 6 hours of walking. The altitude of Kamikochi is 1500m above the sea level.

Tourist Info.
There is restroom. (100 yen)
You cannot access by your car.
There are many hotels, restaurants and gift shops.

0. at Matsumoto Station.
1. use Alpiko Line Kamikochi Line to Shinshimashima Station.
2. Shuttle bus to Bus Terminal.


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Map around Kamikochi Hiking

Detailed Travel Guide

Kamikochi Hiking

The altitude: 1500m from the sea level.
The altitude difference: 10m.
For people: Beginners and kids friendly.
Time: 4 hours to 6 hours.

Kamikochi Highland is one of the most popular tourist spots and nature spots in Japan. It is located in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. It is considered as one of the best scenic beauty spots in Japan and registered as Special National Scenic Beauty and Special Natural Monument of Japan. There are many hiking trails and very easy to walk because it is very flat trail. You can enjoy great forest, pure water and ponds and breathtaking views of surrounding Mountains. From Kappabashi Bridge, you can have a great view of Hodaka Mountains.

Kids friendly.

Hiking Route
Start at Taisho Pond bus stop.
20 min.
Tashiro Pond.
20 min.
Kappabashi Bridge.
70 min.
Myojin Pond.
60 min.
2 hrs.
Back to Kappbasashi Bridge and Bus Terminal

It will take 6 hours