Shinhotaka Ropeway Stargazing Tour
This Starry Night Stargazing Tour is featured with a 1000 yen meal coupon, Japanese-speaking guide and a ropeway ticket. Come out and see what it is like to view the night sky from an unbelievable stargazing location, elevation of 2,156m. Escape the city lights and explore the fascinating jewels of the night through a stargazing tour.

Route

Takayama Bus Terminal(Pick up only) -> Hirayu Onsen (Pick up only) -> Shinhotaka Nabedaira Kogen 2nd Ropeway ( Star Gazing/ Meal )-> Hirayu Onsen  (Drop off only) ->Takayama Bus Terminal
Season

27 – 29 April, 1 - 5 May, 26 -30 July, 1 - 5 August, 21 -25 August & 23 - 27 October
Duration
Approx. 5hrs. 
Tour Includes

Bus fares, A Japanese-speaking guide, Round-trip ropeway ticket, A 1000 yen Meal coupon 
Bus Company
Nohi Bus Co., Ltd.
Price
Fare
Takayama-Takayama
Hirayu – Hirayu
Nakaohakusan-Nakaohakusan
Adult
JPY 5,900
JPY 4,900
JPY 4,400
Child (age 6-12)
JPY 4,300
JPY 3,800
JPY 3,400


 




Itineraries

For April – August
For October
Takayama Bus Terminal
Dep.5:10PM
Dep.4:10PM
Hirayu Bus Terminal  (for pick up only)
Dep.6:10PM
Dep.5:10PM
Fukuji Yurimizaka  (for pick up only)
Dep.6:21PM
Dep.5:21PM
Shinhirayu Onsen (for pick up only)
Dep.6:24PM
Dep.5:24PM
Nakao Hakusan Jinja (for pick up only)
Dep.6:32PM
Dep.5:32PM
Shinhotaka Nabedaira Kogen 2nd Ropeway
(Star gazing/ Meal)
Arr.6:40PM –
Dep.8:40PM
Arr.5:40PM -
Dep.8:20PM
Nakao Hakusan Jinja (for drop off only)
Arr.8:48PM
Arr.8:28PM
Shinhirayu Onsen (for drop off only)
Arr.8:56PM
Arr.8:36PM
Fukuji Yurimizaka (for drop off only)
Arr.8:59PM
Arr.8:39PM
Hirayu Bus Terminal (for drop off only)
Arr.9:10PM
Arr.8:50PM
Takayama Bus Terminal
Arr.10:10PM
Arr.9:50PM




Cancellation fee
JPY 100 per person before the departure time shown on your E-ticket. 
Note: If you don't show up for a service and fail to cancel the reservation prior to scheduled departure, you are considered a no-show and all money associated with the reservation is forfeited. 
Please cancel your reservation via the “Manage my Booking” Page of Japan Bus Online website at https://japanbusonline.com/BookInquiry before the specified deadline. 

Important Notice

・Bus service will be suspended if the Shinhotaka 2nd Ropeway is closed due to bad weather conditions, or any other unforeseen circumstances.
・Make sure to dress in warm layered clothing as it gets cold at night due to high altitude.
・Bringing your flashlight for the tour is recommended since the observatory is dark at night.
・You are not entitled a refund if you cannot see stars during the tour.
・Delays might occur depending on the traffic, weather conditions and congestion of sightseeing spots. We shall not be responsible for any losses or expenses caused by delays that are beyond our control. 
・Please review your boarding spot via Japan Bus Online before boarding. 
・Please present your E-ticket and exchange a paper ticket at the Takayama Nohi Bus Center or Hirayu Bus Terminal at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. 
・For passengers departing from Fukuji Yurimizaka, Shinhirayu Onsen, or Nakao Hakusan Jinja, please note that there is no ticket counter. Please board the bus directly with your E-ticket
・Please arrive the boarding spot at least 10 minutes before departure. 
・Please allow yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. 
・Fasten your seatbelt and remain seated when the bus is in motion.
・All images shown are for illustration purpose only.

Operating Bus Company
Nohi Bus reservation center TEL: +81 (0) 577-32-1688 (9:00AM-6PM)
Please contact the operating bus company directly for bus operations. 
You can make an inquiry to JapanBusOnline@mail.j-bus.co.jp customer support center, KOBO Co., Ltd relating to reservations and payment of tickets. 

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