Trail Walking Tour at Murodo and Midagahara 2-Days

Trail Walking Tour at Murodo and Midagahara 2-Days

$188.00Price

*This Private tour is priced from $188 per person. Pricing variation is listed below.

 

You can experience trekking at 2 of the popular trails in Mt.Tateyama. One is the trail in Midagahara and the other is the trail in Murodo. You can see completely different natural plants and different scenery from the two trails at different altitudes. Midagahara wetland is listed on one of the "Ramsar List" (=List of Wetlands of International Importance). This tour will take you to a boardwalk in the Midagahara wetlands (alt 6200 ft) . From the trail in Murodo (alt 8038 ft), you can enjoy a stunning view of 9800 ft (3000m) class mountains including Mt.Tateyama (3015m) and Mt.Tsurugi(2999m). You can see different scenery depending on the season, so it is a place that you want to visit many times in different seasons. 

 

Difficulty Levels :   Easiest (Suitable for people of all ages who are in fair condition)

This tour does not require any special equipment for mountain climbing. However, we recommend that you bring long sleeve clothes and a hat. It may become useful if you have a windbreaker and sunglasses. Rental equipment is available as needed.

 

Tour Operation Dates : June 15 - October 30


 

Tour Features 

・Trek on boardwalk at vast Midagahara Wetland which is listed on Ramsar List.

・Another trek at a trail in Murodo plateau.

・Magnificent view of Mt.Tateyama from Murodo.

・Panoramic view of mountains from Tateyama Cable Car and Tateyama Highland Bus.

・Enjoy colorful alpine plants depending on the season.

・One night Accomodation at a 3 star hotel. Extension plan and upgrade plan are available. Breakfast and Dinner plans are also available at selected hotels.

・English speaking tour guide (National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter).

 

Tour Itinerary  (stay at a hotel near Toyama Station)

 

Day 1

Time

    Schedule

after 15:00

    Check-in at a hotel near Toyama station.

    Free time after check-in

Evening

    Dinner on your own

 

Day 2

around 5:15

   Meet Tour Guide at Hotel Lobby

around 6:00

   Depart from Dentetsu Toyama station for

   Tateyama and Midagahara 🚃 🚞 🚌

8:50

   Arrive at Midagahara via Bijo-daira

9:00〜10:00

   Enjoy short trekking at Midagahara

10:10

   Leave Midagahara 🚌

10:30

   Arrive at Murodo

10:30〜13:00

   Enjoy short trekking at Murodo, Lunchtime

13:40

   Leave Murodo 🚌 🚞 🚃

15:45〜16:30

   Arrive at Dentetsu Toyama station

   via Bijo-daira and Tateyama station.

   Tour ends upon arrival.

   Return to Hotel near Toyama station

   if 2nd night was arranged

 

 

Tour Itinerary  (stay at a hotel near Tateyama Station)

 

Day 1

Time

    Schedule

Afternoon

    Move to Tateyama Station from

    Toyama Station on own 🚃

 

    Head to hotel near Tateyama station

    either on foot or by hotel's courtesy shuttle bus

after 15:00

    Check-in at hotel. Free time after check-in

Evening

    Dinner on you own. Dinner options available.

 

Day 2

around 7:15

   Meet Tour Guide at Tateyama station front

7:40

   Leave Tateyama station 🚞 🚌

8:50

   Arrive at Midagahara via Bijo-daira

9:00〜10:00

   Enjoy short trekking at Midagahara

10:10

   Leave Midagahara 🚌

10:30

   Arrive at Murodo

10:30〜13:00

   Enjoy short trekking at Murodo, Lunchtime

13:40

   Leave Murodo 🚌 🚞 🚃

15:45〜16:30

   Arrive at Dentetsu Toyama station

   via Bijo-daira and Tateyama station.

   Tour ends upon arrival.

   Return to Hotel near Toyama station

   if 2nd night was arranged

 

Photo Credit: 

Photo 1-7 : Photo Courtesy of Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route / 立山黒部アルペンルート

Photo 8,9,10 : Photo Courtesy of IACE Travel

 

  • Pricing Variations

     

    Number of Guests

    Hotel near Toyama Station

    Hotel near Tateyama Station

    1

    from $618

    from $638

    2

    from $278

    from $298

    3

    from $238

    from $248

    4

    from $218

    from $228

    5

    from $198

    from $208

    6

    from $188

    from $198

    7

    from $188

    from $198

    8

    from $188

    from $198

    Child (age 5-11)

    from $128

    from $148

    Infant (age 0-4)

    0

    0

    * The price shown is the price per person when participating with the number of people indicated.

    * These are the prices in the low season on weekdays. Weekends, Holidays and High season prices will be higher.

  • Pricing and Inclusions

    Pricing and Inclusions : Quoted Tour prices are per person. Prices include Professional English Speaking Guide and Transportation after meeting tour guide. Meals (Dinner, Breakfast) at hotels in Tateyama station area may be included depending on availability of meal package. For those who chose to stay at a hotel near Tateyama station must pay transportation charges (from Dentetsu Toyama station to Tateyama station) on their own. Prices also include programming, planning and operational charges and are based on current rates of exchange, tariffs and taxes in effect at the time of publication. We reserve the right to change Tour prices to cover changing costs, tariffs, taxes. Breakdown in the price of the tour or its parts are not available. Unless mentioned by our agent at the time of inquiry, the prices shown are the prices you will be charged.


    Exclusions : Quoted tour prices exclude trip insurance, transportation to tour pick-up location (if needed), transportation from Dentetsu Toyama Station to Tateyama Station for those who stay at a hotel near Tateyama Station, Meals (if meal options at hotel were not selected), personal expenses such as buying souvenirs, and optional activities at locations you visit (which are subject to availability).

  • Weather and Tour Itinerary

    • Murodo, the main tourist destination for this tour, is subject to bad weather due to its high altitude of 8038 ft (2450m). 

    • If it is known by the day before that the tour can not go to Murodo due to the weather condition, paid amount excluding the hotel fee can be refunded. In that case, please be assured that it is possible to use the accommodation portion of the tour only in Toyama. If you wish, your guide can switch Murodo to another sightseeing point at Mt.Tateyama such as Midagahara, Shomyotaki Waterfall, and/or Museum instead of Murodo, so please consult with your tour guide. 

    • There will be no refund if the condition changes on the day of the tour after arrival at Murodo, and the stay time in the Murodo is changed. If you decide to visit another tourist destination after shortening the stay time in Murodo, or if you want to go sightseeing beyond the cost of the originally planned tour, additional payment may be required. While it may be possible to partially refund the tour fee, there may be additional payments required. It is possible to shorten your stay time in Mt.Tateyama area and add sightseeing in Toyama City, but in that case as well, you may need to pay additional entrance fees and transportation expenses. 

    • Tourist attractions in Toyama City include the Prefectural Museum of Art, Rakusuitei Museum, Kansui Park, Observation Tower at the city hall, Toyama Castle Park, Sogawa Shopping street and other attractions in the area. 

    • If you have an extra night in Toyama and stay for two nights (or more), if guide's and your time permits, you may choose to go to Murodo on the third day if the weather on Tateyama is expected better on the third day than on the second day.

  • Hotel Extension Plan


     

    Hotel near Toyama Station

    Hotel near Tateyama Station

    Adult per person

    from $75

    from $95

    Child per person

    from $20

    from $85

    * The price is the price per person when one room is used by 2 adults, or a child with 2 adults.

  • Hotel Upgrade Plan


     

    Hotel near Toyama Station

    Hotel near Tateyama Station

    Adult per person

    from $20

    from $80

    Child per person

    from $20

    from $80

    * The price is the price per person when one room is used by 2 adults, or a child with 2 adults.

  • Remarks

    Minimum Number of Participant(s): 1

     

    Tour Guide : Private English speaking tour guide is included

     

    Tour Schedule : Pick-up time varies depending on the location of the hotel. Sightseeing spots may be changed depending on the conditions of the day. During times when there are many tourists, it may take extra time to reach the next spot, and may reduce time for sightseeing. Depending on the weather condition at Murodo area, stay time at Murodo may be reduced and your tour guide may suggest alternate sightseeing options.

     

    Tour Pick-up Locations: Meet tour guide at hotel Lobby for hotels in Toyama station area, or in front of Tateyama station for hotels in Tateyama station area.

     

    Child Discount : Children between 5 and 11 years get a child discount. Please see the price chart. Children up to 4 years old may join free of charge, but the maximum number of free children may be limited by the number of paid participants.

     

    Tour Deviation: In the event tour participants request deviation from the tour, or end the tour during the tour, or head back to hotel during the tour, the guide may or may not be able to take you to the location where the participant requests. In such cases, no full or partial refund will be made. Tour ending time cannot be extended in any cases.

  • Cancellation Policy


    Time of Cancellation

    Cancellation Charges

    No show/Cancellation after the tour has left

    100%

    The day of the tour (before start time)

    100%

    3 days to 1 day before the tour

    75%

    14 days to 4 days before the day of the tour

    50%

    15 days or more (Fee will be applied after payment)

    8%

    Payment Due : 15 days prior to tour date

    * Tour will be cancelled automatically if no payment was made by the due date.

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