Private Taxi Tour : Course No.S-2
Shirakami-Sanchi sightseeing tour
Includes the most popular and must-see sightseeing spots in Shirakami-Sanchi, a natural world heritage site.
Hiring a mountain guide is optional.
Where to go
This center is located in Nishimeya village, entrance town of Shirakami-Sanchi, a natural world heritage site.
Shirakami-sanchi is registered as a world heritage site for protecting world’s largest virgin forest of Japanese beech trees.
No one can enter core zone of registered area without notification.
You can learn details of the site such as its ecosystem, and get the information of trail in the site.
Admission fee is free. If the center is the regular holiday, we won’t stop here.
This taxi tour may be the best way to tour efficiently, because there’s few public transports on Tsugaru mountain Pass.
There is a gigantic beech tree called “Mother Tree”, trail roads and an observatory from which you can see the view of Mt.Iwaki and Shirakami-sanchi in the pass.
It takes 10 min. from the pass to the tree.
Required time for hiking trail is about 90 min. Since there’s no shops in the pass, you have to get foods and drink beforehand.
If you want to hike between the pass and Aqua Green Village ANMON (required time 2~4 hours), We recommend that you hire a guide.
You will be required donation of 300 yen at the entrance of the trail. (It’s not compulsory)
|Tour period||1 July ～ 30 October
* Reservation deadline : 3 PM of the previous day
|Meeting location||Taxi driver will wait for you with your name-board in the reception area of your hotel.|
|Pick Up Service||The tour will start from your hotel in city center of Hirosaki.|
|Required time||Approx. 5 hours
Visitor Center 30min.
Tsugaru mountain pass 40 min.
Trail of Beech forest 60min.
* We can accommodate to suit your schedule. Please let us know your preferred time.
* Schedule might be changed due to traffic, weather or other conditions.
|Number of participants||Minimum 2, maximum of 4 in one taxi.
If the numbers of your group is 5 or more, We will arrange for Jumbo Taxi (Up to 9).
|Program fee||JPY 24,000 per vehicle up to 4 passengers
* Additional charge : JPY 4,800 per vehicle (for extra hour)JPY 36,000 per vehicle up to 9 passengers
* Additional charge : JPY 7,200 per vehicle (for extra hour)
|Included in this fee||Transportation / Insurance / Tax|
|Not included in fee||Lunch, Food, Drink / Personal expense / An English-speaking guide or attendant / A mountain guide|
|Payment||Advance Payment by credit card.
Advance Payment by overseas bank transfer.
(Japanese yen only. Please pay the additional bank transfer fee.)
Payment on the day by credit card or cash
|Important notices||The taxi driver is not an English-speaking tour guide.
The program might be cancelled due to weather condition etc.
You have to prepare wear, shoes, backpack etc. for hiking.
If you go to the summit, you have to prepare shoes for hiking.
|Cancellation Policy|| Cancellations made by customers will be subject to the following penalty fees:
* 1day before the tour: 20% of the tour fee
* No show on the day: 100% of the tour fee