Snowshoe hiking at Tsugaike Nature Park(Tsugaike Shizen En) in 2018From March,“Tsugaike Panorama way” operation. Easy Access to Tsugaike Nature Park fabulous panoramic views of Hakuba’s famous three peaks. Enjoy snowshoe hiking on the deep snow covered Tsugaike Nature Park, at an elevation of 1,900m. This new winter activity an enjoyable family! Otari Village Tourist Federation’s official snowshoe instructors will guide visitors to the snowy highland.
Date Beggining of March – May 6th (Sun) in 2018 Inquiry Otari Village Tourism Association 0261-82-2233 (domestic call)
The 38th Salt-Road Festival (Shio-no-Michi-Matsuri)Shio-no-Michi (Salt-Road) an historic trade route, from the Japan Sea coast to Matsumoto and Shiojiri areas. Shio-no-Michi festival heralds the coming of spring. Participants dress as old-time travelers, and walk along the route. Participants gather at Shimosatose Kikan Center. Shuttle bus service is available from Tsugaike.
Date May 3rd (Fri) in 2018 Time Schedule 8:00- Sign up at Kudarise-kikan-Center 8:30- Bokka Team departing ceremony at Otari Village 9:10- Bokka Team departure 14:10 Bokkka Team arrives at Tsugaike Kogen Shuttle Bus Service Shuttle bus leaves both from Tsugaike Kogen Tourist Association and JR Minami Otari Station. (from 07:20 – 08:30) Website Shio-no-Michi (Salt-Road) Festival website Inquiry Otari Village Tourism Association 0261-82-2233 (domestic call)
Fully Enjoy Otari (Otari-Mankitsu Tour)Make your reservation at least 3 days prior for the events and tours. Further details, inquiries through the Otari Village Tourism Association website or call directly at 0261-82-2233 (domestic call).