Snowshoe Tour

Date: Any time (please get in touch)


From 10,000yen (Min participants: 2)

Enjoy snowshoeing on the deep snow of Myoko Kogen and learning about the nature and "yukiguni", snow country life of Myoko with a local nature guide. After enjoying the native forest walk and possible wildlife encounters, we will have a picnic on the snow!

group of people snowshoeing through a serine winter forest

Tour Details

This is an example tour schedule. We can customise it to meet your requirements and group desired trekking location etc.


Meeting 13:00

Meet our guide at Myoko Kogen Visitor Center & check equipment (fitting)


Introduction 13:15

Learn about the nature and life in Myoko followed by safety instructions on snowshoeing


Snowshoeing 13:30 - 15:00

The guide will pick an area for the group depending on the weather/snow conditions and fitness level of the group.


End of the tour 15:00

Return the equipment & end the tour at Myoko Kogen Visitor Center.

Whats Included

・English-speaking guide
・snowshoes & poles
・hot drink during the tour


Additional cost: Snow boots for snowshoeing (500 yen), photo/movie shooting


What to bring: Ski or rain jacket & pants(waterproof), warm inner layers, winter boots, gloves, neck warmer/muffler, knitted hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, drink, snacks, etc. All must be put in a backpack.

Whats Not Included

Transportation from Akakura area can be arranged depending on staff availablity & number of participants (Please enquire at time of booking)

Book this Tour

Snowshoe Tour

The basic tour offers guided hike through a serene forest area in Ikenotaira. If you have a preference for an area you would like to visit or an experience you would like please let us know. We can accommodate most requests and can take you to most local areas.