Snow Cycling in Mount Nasu

Overview

Dash through the snow on your bike and cycle around Mount Nasu in Nikko! Ride to the summit of the snowy ski slope and be rewarded with an astounding landscape filled with views of the Kanto Plains and the Nasu mountain range.

Highlights

  • Visit the only place in the Kanto region to experience cycling on snow
  • Enjoy cycling against a backdrop of snow-capped roads and lush mountains
  • Marvel at the sight of the Nasu mountain range from about 1,400 meters above sea level
  • Besides cycling, you can have fun playing in the snow!
  • Discover the limitless beauty of nature as you ride through the landscapes of Japan’s National Parks

Key Information

Important Information

- The activity may be cancelled due to weather conditions - Guests will be notified before 7:00 pm the day before the tour if the tour is cancelled - The shuttle bus leaves at 8:10 am from Nasu-Shiobara Station arrives at the ski resort at 9:15 am for guests who choose to stay the night before - If you choose not to spend the night before at the ski resort, please arrange separate transportation - Returning to Nasu-Shiobara Station, the shuttle leaves at 4:30 pm and arrives at the station at 5:35 pm - There are coin lockers available to store your luggage (availability and size vary) - This activity requires a minimum of 2 people - Guests must be 120 cm or taller to participate - Ski and snowboarding clothes (for 2,000 JPY) and snow boots (for 1,000 JPY) are available for rent at the ski slope resort. Please note that sizes may vary and we cannot guarantee that your size will be available - Only backpacks are accepted, shoulder bags and handbags are not allowed while cycling - If you are in a group of more than 8 people, you'll need to take turns cycling as the guide cannot accommodate more than 8 people at once - Please let us know in advance if you would like to take the shuttle bus. The shuttle bus arrives at the venue at 9:15 am - In the case that you would be taking the shuttle bus, you do not need to arrive 30 minutes before the activity Please understand that in booking this activity, we may share your booking information (but without individually identifiable data) to the Ministry of the Environment, with which this activity is affiliated. By making a booking, you signify that you agree to these terms.

Description

In this guided cycling tour, you’ll first take the gondola to the summit of the ski slope. From the gondola, the scenery of the mountains and seasonal flowers will take your breath away. At the summit, there is a vast flat area where you can ride your bike. Be prepared to get an unbeatable scenery of the forest below at the open panoramic point, all while sipping a nice cup of coffee available at the summit. Ride to your heart’s content at any speed as the bicycles run stably on snow. Beginners can readily take part as a guide will be assisting you throughout. Mount Nasu refers to a group of five volcanoes, also known as Nasu Five Peaks. It is listed as one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains. Bordering Tochigi and Fukushima, Mount Nasu has an unbeatable view of the Kanto Plains and the Nasu mountain range about 1,400 meters above sea level! Stop a little, catch your breath and play in the snow around you. Choose from a Kona fat bike, a Cannondale fat bike or a trek mountain bike — all are equipped with sturdy tires that are stable on rough roads and even snow! Book this tour and enjoy an exciting snow cycling experience!

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