A convenient stop on the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line running from Tokyo to Nagano and onto Kanazawa, Karuizawa is a popular mountain resort town offering numerous activities and attractions. Notably cooler than Tokyo in summer, the town has long attracted Tokyo-ites looking to escape the heat and humidity, while in winter, its small ski resort and beautiful white landscape attracts just as many visitors
Karuizawa is home to numerous hotels and guesthouses including luxury and boutique operators servicing the crowds from Tokyo and discerning international visitors.
From Karuizawa, numerous attractions and destinations are within easy reach. For further information, please refer to our ’25 Things To Do In & Around Karuizawa’ page.