Set your base in Katakuri House and try Naeba-san mountain, one of the best 100 mountains in Japan.
Get yourself familiar with environment by walking to Mikurabashi and Ishigakida from Katakuri House.
A wooden suspension bridge leading to Mikura village. Try walking on - it is quite wobbly.
A distinctive terraced rice field with stone walls which was made in Meiji era by local people.
A wooden school turned into an accommodation. Sleep tight for a big day tomorrow.
Spend today on climbing 2,145ｍNaebasan mountain. Don't forget to take your onigiri lunch (need to pre-book at JPY500) and start your day at 8am. Make sure you have all the essentials for climbing mountain which are mountain gear, rain coat, mountain climbing shoes, water bottle, map, head lump and emergency snack. Check also Tsunan Town Tourism Office website for information on Naebasan mountain.
Start climbing. Take it easy and enjoy sound and smell of nature. Breath in clear air into your body.
You will be at the top of the mountain in approximately three and half hours from the entrance point. You feel like you are in heaven at the height of 2000m!
Enjoy onigiri as you take view from the top of mountain. Air, wind, sky and mountain plants will give you refreshing feeling.
After absorbing view at the top let's start coming down. Make sure you will pay extra care to avoid any injury.
What a great feeling of achievement. Thanks to the sprit of the mountain to help us enjoy the climbing today.
Relax in the onsen and indulge yourself with local delicacies.
Time to check out and heading back home. If you still have an energy you can stop by at Tsunan Town to try soba noodle on the way back home.
|ー Day 1 ー|
|13:00||Rent a car at Echigo-Yuzawa station|
|14:30||Check out a wooden suspension bridge||Mikurabashi bridge|
|15:30||Check out distinctive landscape||Ishigakida|
|16:30||Check-in and dinner||Katakuri House|
|ー Day 2 ー|
|3h and 30 min|
|12:30||Top of Naebasan mountain and lunch|
|Coming down the mountain|
|17:00||Onsen and dinner||Katakuri House|
|ー Day 3 ー|
|9:00||Breakfast and check out||Katakuri House|
period : 10:00-17:00
start point : Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemprary Art, KINARE
period : 10:00-17:00
start point : Matsudai Nohbutai