June 24, 2014

Summer Nakabashi Light-up!!

Most of shops are closed around 17:00 in Takayama.
What can we do in the evening in Takayama?

Many guests are asking those questions. Usually we recommend to go to Onsen or go to some bars, but now...Light-up season is coming!!

Nakabashi which is beautiful red and landmark bridge in Takayama will be lighten up from 19:30 to 22:00.
This event stars from July 5th to August 17th, 2014.
It's very beautiful and tasteful in the evening. You might find a different aspect of the bridge.

You can walk only for 5 min from J-hoppers to reach there.
I think you can experience nice walking  in old private houses area as well.

We still have available rooms and beds in July, why don't you come to Takayama and stay with us?

■Dates: July 5th to Aug 17th, 2014.

■Time : 19:30 to 22:00

■Access :  5 min walk from J-hoppers Hida Takayama Guesthouse
                10 min walk from JR Takayama station

June 4, 2014

Mt Norikura

The hiking season has just started in the Japanese Alps

Hiking aroud Norikura
Norikura mountains isn’t as crowded as Kamiko-chi and has some splendid mountain scenery,easy hiking trails.

A bus take you to a bus stop called Tatamidaira(2700m above the sea level).When you get off the bus .you can enjoy
alpine plants and hiking. Also you can see snow walls on the way to bus stop.Why don’t you do a day trip for Norikura.?

 You can take nohi bus [Takayama →Honokidaira ski resort →Norikura(Tatamidaira)]

Nohi bus

 It takes about 1 and half hour  to get there from Takayama

Mt Norikura from Takayama city.