Kamikochi - uniquely Japan - uniquely alpine

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 live in harmony with nature, enjoying the seasons in rural Japan.


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Experience a Deeper Japan - Kamikochi

Located in the birthplace of the Japanese Alps, Kamikochi offers breathtaking views and access to your next adventure.

Chubu Sangaku National Park

Kamikochi is part of an amazing park system offering great access to the great outdoors.

Volcanic activity warning for Mt. Yakedake in Kamikochi

Notice for tourists and climbers:

At 6:00 am on August 10, 2017, the Japan Meteorological Agency issued an emergency warning regarding Mt. Yakedake, an active volcano in Kamikochi.

A new plume of smoke was detected on the west side of the mountain peak. Smoke or volcanic gases may be emitted from Mt. Yakedake again. Please take extra caution if you are nearby Mt. Yakedake and evacuate immediately if you feel or see any abnormal activity.

- Matsumoto City

Experience & Explore Kamikochi

Explore the road less traveled.
Experience the heart of japan.

Kamikochi is located on a great #RuralJapan route between Matsumoto and Takayama City. If you are looking to get away from the big city and explore the road less traveled, Kamikochi and its surrounding areas have much to offer.