Kamikochi is one of the most popular summer destinations in the Chubu area. Kamikochi is located in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture, and is one of the most popular summer destinations in the Chubu region. This is a scenic area at an elevation of 1,500 meters above sea level. Even in the hottest month, August, the temperature has a high of 23.3°C degrees Celsius and a low of 14.1°C!

It's recommended to start at Taisho Pond, where you can enjoy a view of the Hodaka mountains and their reflection in the crystal clear water of the pond. From there, walk towards Kappa Bashi and enjoy a forest walk on the way there. The refreshing air of the trees and plants on the plateau will refresh your mind with every breath.

Address Kamikochi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano 390-1520

〒390-1520 長野県松本市安曇上高地

From Nagoya Station, take the JR Chuo Honsen Line and ride the Wide View Shinano limited express to Matsumoto Station (about 2 hours and 5 minutes). At Matsumoto Station, change to Alpico Transport Company. From Matsumoto Station, take the Alpico Transport Company train to Shinshimashima Station (approx. 30 minutes). Take a local bus (7-17 buses per day) and get off at the Kamikochi Bus Terminal.

Business hours

8:00am–5:00pm (Kamikochi Information Center)


Late April to November 15 (Open every day)
Closed during the winter season.


0263-95-2433 (Kamikochi Information Center)
(*Winter contact 0263-94-2537)

Websites Official Sitehttps://www.kamikochi.org/

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