Kamikochi will be closed on Nov. 15 for this season.
Some facilities will be closed earlier (see here for details.)
Kamikochi Official Site
Chubu Sangaku National Park in Nagano, Japan
We help people connect with nature and create lasting memories in the Northern Japan Alps.
Japan is full of beautiful contrast and lives in tension with itself. One of the most beautiful tensions hangs between the booming urban life in big cities and the rest of Japan where a large population lives in harmony with nature, enjoying the seasons in rural Japan.
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The Journals are written by people who love Kamikochi and want to share their experiences with you.
2018 Colors Near their Peak amid Early Signs of Winter
2018 Solemn Ritual and Autumn Splendor
2018 Mito Koumon: Kamikochi’s CelebrityTree
2018 Storm Clouds Give Way to Blue Skies, Bright Colors
2018 More Signs of Color in Kamikochi as Karasawa hits its Peak!
2018 Autumn Chills and Early Signs of Color
Located in the birthplace of the Japanese Alps, Kamikochi offers breathtaking views and access to your next adventure.
Kamikochi is part of an amazing park system offering great access to the great outdoors.
To tourists and mountain climbers: "Yakedake is an active volcano." The volcano is currently in an active state.
◆Current volcanic alert level: Level 1 (Potential for increased activity)
◆Please take extra precaution with the following:
・Check your equipment before climbing the mountain.
・Watch for gas and other emissions.
・If you feel something unusual, evacuate immediately.
To check for current information please visit:
- Matsumoto City & Yakedake Volcano Disaster Prevention Association