Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine (pronounced “Alpen”) Route is known as the “Roof of Japan”. The route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt. Tateyama in the Japan Alps. It is traversed using a variety of vehicles with an elevation change of 2400 meters from Toyama Prefecture to Nagano Prefecture.
- The operating period for 2015 is as follows,
- Full route (Dentetsu Toyama – Shinano Omachi) April 16th to November 30th,2015
- Partial route (Dentetsu Toyama – Midagahara) April 10th to 15th,2015
- The route is closed from December 1st to April 9th.