Skiing & Snowboarding

Nozawa Onsen Snowshoe Explorer (Full-Day)

Snowshoeing around Nozawa Onsen, one of the heaviest snowfall areas in Japan, is a way to fully explore the area.


7 hours


January to May


Nozawa Onsen, Nagano

Group size

2 to 8 persons




10,000 - 30,000 JPY


飯田 貴子 Takako Iida

飯田 貴子 Takako Iida

Nozawa Onsen Tours Guide and Owner


Let's explore Nozawa's winter wonderland with snowshoes in fresh and deep snow. Look for animal tracks, feeding marks, and maybe even see an actual “kamoshika”, the Japanese serow, a Japanese Antelope! We will also tell you stories and legends related to each field and give you a detailed lecture if you are a first timer. This is a completely private tour, so that the tour will be tailored to the level of each participant. <Pricing> If you plan to stay overnight in a tent on the snow, the necessary expenses (tent rental, food, etc.) will be charged accordingly.

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Hosted by 飯田 貴子 Takako Iida
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Sample full day tour itinerary: 8:30 am: Start Meet at the event location (depending on conditions) Lecture (15 minutes) Snowshoeing begins Lunch Coffee time 3:30 pm: Finish


・ Able to walk ・ Aged 10 years or older ・ Please let us know in advance if your foot size is less than 22cm.


・ Snowshoes and poles are available for rent. ・ To bring: a waterproof jacket, pants, gloves, snow boots (above the ankle), and warm midlayer clothing such as fleece or down. Water and snacks. Sunglasses and sunscreen if it is sunny, and goggles if it is snowy. ・ Knitted gloves will get wet, so please bring a replacement or waterproof ones.


The facilities depend on the location.

Access info

Meeting place: It depends on the location of the event. We will contact you after the location is confirmed. Hokuriku Shinkansen Iiyama Station - Nozawa Onsen Liner (bus) to Nozawa Onsen Parking: Depends on the location.

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Nearest station

JR Iiyama Station

Meeting place

Depends on the location. We will contact you after the location is confirmed.

If you come by car

30 min drive from Iiyama Station