Lying nearby the popular destinations of Mount Norikura and Kamikochi, Shirahone Onsen is a small hot spring enclave deep within the Chubu Sangaku National Park The area is home to a number of guesthouses and public baths, known for the naturally milky-white water. Rich in magnesium and calcium, these waters are said to relieve gastrointestinal ailments or at the very least, are excellent for soaking and relaxing after a long day of walking on Norikura. Shirahone Onsen boasts several guesthouses and one public bath, with most guesthouses allowing use of their onsen by day visitors..
Information regarding accommodation in and around Shirahone can be found through our ‘Shirahone Onsen Area’ hotel page.
From Matsumoto Station, take the Kamikochi Line to Shin-Shimashima Station – 30 min / JPY710 - and transfer to the Alpico bus headed to Shirahone Onsen – 70 min / JPY1550.