Model Course] Karuizawa Day Trip Plan with “Scenery” as a theme (4 hours)

Model Course

This course is an efficient tour by cab of spots where you can learn more about historic Karuizawa. *These spots are also related to the Karuizawa Web Certificate.

You can also book a charter cab by the hour by clicking "Click here to book a cab" at the bottom of the page.
Charter service is available at any time of your choice, either departing from or arriving in Karuizawa.
We can set up any itinerary you wish, as long as it is within the time frame of Karuizawa's nature and historical buildings.
Charter cabs are available from 1 hour.


Karuizawa Station

Base for sightseeing in Karuizawa

Karuizawa Station is easily accessible by the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line, which takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes from Tokyo Station and 2 hours from Kanazawa Station, and is the base for sightseeing in Karuizawa, served by the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line and the Shinano Railway.

Meet at Karuizawa Station and depart

Approximately 15 minutes by cab


Karuizawa Lake Garden

Karuizawa Lake Garden

Karuizawa Lake Garden is a fusion of Karuizawa's beautiful landscape and a garden filled with colorful flowers. From early June to mid-July, 3,500 roses and other flowers will be in full bloom.

(Stay about 90 minutes)

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Asama Panorama Street

sightseeing by car

Asama Panorama Dori, with a great view of Mt.
Asama, which rises 2,568 meters above sea level and is one of Japan's 100 most famous mountains.
Enjoy the rolling, beautiful scenery formed by volcanic activity from the train window.

Approx. 10 minutes by cab


Karuizawa Hatsuchi City Garden

Karuizawa Agricultural Products Direct Selling Facility

The store sells mainly agricultural products and processed foods produced in Karuizawa Town, and growers display fresh vegetables picked in the morning.
There are also a variety of popular local restaurants such as "Atelier de Fromage," "White Firefly Kitchen," and "Teuchi-Soba Aroma Shop.
Enjoy your shopping.

(Stay for about 50 minutes)



1,000-meter forest path

sightseeing by car

This forest road passes at an elevation of 1,000 meters above sea level at the foot of Mount Asama.
This is a popular driving course where you can enjoy Karuizawa's typical scenery with the sun shining through the trees.

Approximately 40 minutes by cab


Karuizawa Station

The end of the trip is at Karuizawa Station

The course ends with a return to Karuizawa Station.

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