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.
Click here to download our digital brochure.
Share your journey by tagging #Kamikochi on your favorite social media.
The Journals are written by people who love Kamikochi and want to share their experiences with you.
2019 Spring Snow and the Countdown to Opening (plus FAQ)
2019 2019 Spring Preview: Kamikochi’s most popular walking routes
2019 Kamikochi Still Snowy 20 Days Before Opening
2019 A Beginner’s Guide to Kamikochi: Volume 2
2019 A Beginner’s Guide to Kamikochi: Volume 1
2019 50 Days to Opening! (plus your questions answered)
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