The mountains are calling...and you should go. Considered a rite of passage for cyclists in Japan, the Norikura Sky Line presents the ultimate hill climb cycling challenge!
On the border of Gifu and Nagano Prefectures, the Sky Line features about 1,600 meters of climbing (from Hirayu No Mori Onsen) in under 21km or about 5,250 feet in under 13 miles. Reaching a little over 2,700 meters above sea level, the Norikura Sky Line route is the highest road in the country - even the roads up Mt. Fuji top out at 2,300 meters! You would be remiss not to check Norikura off of your bucket list.
We may only have the weekend but it’s not all about cycling! Discover the northern Japan Alps as we spend one afternoon exploring Shin Hotaka at 2,156 meters above sea level and another afternoon meandering the charming town of Takayama.
|Entry Fees||Before Sep 10, 2020|
|Option A (with transport)||¥44,400|
|Option B (own transport)||¥39,000|
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