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Tours & Charters to the Kurobe Gorge

Tours & Charters to the Kurobe Gorge


For guests wanting to visit the Kurobe Gorge in the comfort of their own vehicle, we can arrange both a private tour customised to fit your needs, starting and ending at any destination.


Operating all year round, we are Nagano’s No.1-rated tour and charter operator. We have the expertise and experience to help you get the most out of your time in the region, including transport to and from railway, lunch at local restaurants and accommodation at a ‘ryokan’ (traditional guesthouse), where you can enjoy Japan’s renowned attention to service and local cuisine.


Our drivers and vehicles are fully certified, allowing us to transport you to and from your preferred destinations, in combination with any activity that suits your interests and schedule.


We can arrange a visit to the Kurobe Gorge in combination with any activity or destination in the nearby region, and should you wish, also include an accompanying English-speaking guide.


For tips and suggestions of other activities destinations nearby the Kurobe Gorge Railway, refer to our ’25 things to do in & around Toyama‘, ’25 things to do in & around Kanazawa’ and ’15 things to do in & around the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route’ pages.


Why choose us?


Awarded a 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for our 1-Day Snow Monkeys, Zenko-ji Temple & Sake Tour – recognised as one of the Top 10 Experiences in Japan – Snow Monkey Resorts is Nagano’s No.1 tour and charter operator.


Locally-based and operating all year round, we offer the local knowledge, support, and service that you need to get the most out of your adventure in Central Japan.



Got a question about visiting the Kurobe Gorge? Feel free to contact us at and let’s get planning together!

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