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Hakkaisan Ropeway (八海山ロープウェー)

 0257753311  Nigata Pref. Minamiuonumashi Yamaguchi 1610

This ropeway can be found at Muikamachi Hakkaisan Ski Resort, approximately 20 minutes by car from the Kan-etsu Expressway's Muikamachi Interchange. Its charm lies in the 360-degree panoramic view from the gondola. Especially in the fall, it is a well-known sightseeing spot for people wanting to see the autumn leaves, which cover the whole mountainside. The ropeway stretches from the station at the foot of the mountain at an elevation of 376 meters, to the mountain peak station at 1,147 meters. In the mountain climbing season, it is also possible to climb to the peak of Mt. Hakkai, one of Echigo's three peaks.

Details

Hours
[Weekday] 8:20-16:20 (last uploading 16:00)
[Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays] 8:00-17:00 (Uplink final 16:20)
※ 4/28-6/17 is weekdays, 8/Holiday operation on 11-16
Closed
Business period (4/28-11/11), June tree
Fees
[4/28-9/30 (round trip)] Adult 1800 yen, Child 900 yen
[4/28-9/30 (one way)] Adult 1000 yen, Child 500 yen
[10/1-11/11 )] Adult 2100 yen, Child 1050 yen
[10/1-11/11 (one way)] Adult 1300 yen, Child 650 yen
Parking Lot
Yes (1,000 spaces)
Credit Card
Yes (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, others)

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Review of Mt. Hakkai Ropeway

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/09/10 wonderful view of autumn leaf
nice place for hiking during autumn. you get a gondola trip then tracking to mount hakkaisan peak. unfortunately it was raining so the track was a bit slippery. wonderful view of autumn leaves and...
Reviewed:2015/11/19 Thrilling....
It was a rainy day and the surrounding was full of fog. We could not see at least few meters but still it was a wonderful experience. We enjoyed the rope car moving through the fog and it was like...
Reviewed:2018/09/14 天気が良ければ...
バスツアーで寄りました。
天気が良ければ、佐渡や北アルプスを見ることができ、素晴らしい景色を愉しめそうです。生憎の薄曇りでしたが、あれが佐渡であろうと微かに望めました。
紅葉シーズンがよさそうな感じでした。
Reviewed:2018/07/21 夏場は頂上は涼しい。
2018年夏の猛暑の時にロープウェーで上まで行った。
山麓はド暑かったが、上は5度くらい涼しい。
夏場なので空気がぼんやりして佐渡までは見えなかった。
空気の澄んだ秋に来れば、景観もよく紅葉も楽しめると思った。
Reviewed:2018/07/05 佐渡島が見えるらしい
魚沼に行った際に、立ち寄りました。ロープウェーで一気に展望台へ行けます。
頂上駅のそばには、ブルーシートに覆われた雪がありました。展望台からは佐渡島が見えるとのことですが、残念ながら確認できませんでした。
観光案内所に割引券があるので持って行ったほうが良いですよ。200円引き

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