A mountain sightseeing road joining Toyama and Nagano via the Northern Alps.
The Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route is one of the world’s few mountain sightseeing roads from which sightseeing can be enjoyed from elevations of as high as 3,000 meters. The road is 37.2 kilometers in length and has an elevation difference of 1,975 meters. Virtually all of the route falls within the Chubu Mountain National Park. Travel from Tateyama Station, in Tateyama city in Toyama Prefecture, to Funazawa Station in Nagano Prefecture to enjoy magnificent views of nature for as far as the eye can see with Mt. Kurobe proudly rising above the clouds.
When traveling from the Nagano Prefecture side
Ougisawa à Kurobe dam (Electric Tunnel Trolley Bus)
Kurobe Dam à Kurobe Lake (Walk)
Kurobe Lake à Kurobedaira (Cable Car)
Kurobedaira à Daikanbō (Tateyama Ropeway)
Daikanbō à Murodō (Tateyama Tunnel Trolly Bus)
* Snow wall can be seen from Murodō
Murodō à Tengudaira à Midagahara à Bijodaira à Bijodaira Tateyama Highland Bus
Bijodaira à Tateyama Station (Tateyama Cable Car)