Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano

Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano

Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano
Stargazing or Nighttime Forest Walk at Kamikochi, Nagano

Overview

Nagano's Kamikochi area is known for its scenic, idyllic views in daytime, but it's just as beautiful at night — see for yourself on this night tour! On a clear night, lie back and stargaze. Or, on a cloudy night, explore the dark woods with a guide!

Highlights

  • See what Kamikochi is like at night: tranquil woods and an obstruction-free night sky so clear that you can see the stars
  • Learn to make the most of your senses in pitch-black darkness: adjust your eyesight and listen for animal cries
  • Beginner-friendly and suitable for all ages — a gentle walk that's just 1 km at most
  • Discover Kamikochi’s charms with the help of your friendly English-speaking guide

Key Information

Description

This tour is available daily, except during winter. It lasts for 50 minutes, and roughly follows these itineraries: Itinerary for Clear Nights 20:30 — Meet at the lobby of Gosenjaku Hotel Kamikochi; briefing; start walking 20:40 — Stargazing near Kamikochi Bus Terminal 21:10 — Walk back to Gosenjaku Hotel Kamikochi 21:20 — Return to Gosenjaku Hotel Kamikochi; activity ends Itinerary for Cloudy Nights 20:30 — Meet at the lobby of Gosenjaku Hotel Kamikochi; briefing; head for Dakesawa Marsh for the night walk 21:20 — Return to Gosenjaku Hotel Kamikochi; activity ends