Kita Yatsugatake Ropeway

Ropeway, etc.
This large ropeway, able to carry 100 people, is located at the northern tip of the Yatsugatake mountain range and connects Mt. Kita Yokodake and Mt. Shimagare. It takes about seven minutes to reach Yokodake-Tsuboniwa summit station with an altitude of 2237 meters from the station at the base of the mountain with an altitude of 1771 meters. The magnificent view of the mountains seen from the gondola window is spectacular, and is especially popular among mountaineers.

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[During summer]8:00-17:00
[Winter season]9:00-16:00
[Spring/Autumn Weekday]8:40-16:40
[Spring/AutumnSaturdaySundayPublic holidays]8:20-17 :00
Late Nov.-Mid-Dec.
[Usage fee (round trip)] [Adults (Junior high school students and older)] 2,100yen [Children (Elementary school students)] 1,050yen
Parking Lot
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Sanroku Station only
Available (place specified)
* Operation may be suspended or business hours may change without notice due to weather conditions.
Estimated stay time
0 minutes- 2 hours or more
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Great experience!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2018.08.04
    My daughter enjoyed this a lot! It was a great hike for us. It’s worth a trip! The rope way runs like every 20 minutes. We came early so less people and not so crowded. This is good for a family...
  • Great views
    5.0 Reviewed : 2018.05.28
    Had a great time on our short hike at the top! Nice stop along our route! From here we went to a dairy farm.
  • Awesome view
    4.0 Reviewed : 2012.04.03
    This ropeway gondola costs 900yen single trip, 1800yen for return (there are multiple or oneday tickets as well), and it runs every 20 min. (This ropeway stops operation from 2nd of April - 27 April...

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