Daisen Snow Shoe Tour

Going into a snow wonderland.

Safely experience the magnificent snowy world of Daisen.
You will be impressed by the beautiful scenery and the sunlight shining through the trees!
Wearing snowshoe, you can walk at a leisurely pace in the soft powder snow and absorb the pure white scenery.

Walking with snowshoes for the first time is easy.
You don't need to have any special walking techniques.

 
Date and Time

January 5 to April 1,
9:00 AM or 1:30 PM

 

Promotional video of this Tour

This is a video of Daisen Snow Shoe Tour which you can enjoy about the beauty and history of Daisen.
Please watch this video to see how the tour participants enjoying the winter of Daisen.

Tour Plan

Quickly Snow Shoe Plan - Duration: approximately 2 hours. - Fee: 3,500 yen per person

This is a recommended plan for those who just want to walk around Daisen in winter. Even if this is your first time to wear snow shoes, your Guide will be there to assist you. Even people who are not good at skiing and snowboarding can enjoy it!

Relaxing Snow Shoe plan - Duration: approximately 3 hours  - Fee: 4,000 yen per person

This is a recommended plan for those who want to enjoy the Daisen forest. During the walk you will have break time, where you can enjoy a warm drink and relax! This tour is suitable for people who want to enjoy snowshoeing even more!

Custom made tour We will set the time and fee as per your customize request for a snow shoe tour for your group.

We will decide the trail, the number of people and the time required by your request.

For example, "I want to take a picture of Daisen while snowshoeing”, or "After snowshoeing, we want to enjoy food and experience hot spring."etc. We will plan based the tour based on your request.

What does the snow shoe tour do?

大山スノーシューツアー参加風景

You can walk leisurely while enjoying the scenery that is completely white.

You will be impressed by the beautiful scenery and the sunlight shining through the trees!
You walk at a leisurely pace in the soft powder snow and the pure white scenery.


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You can try to slide on the snowy slope with your buttocks.

It's fun to dive in the fresh soft powder snow.
Let's play like children.

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Let's stop and look around!

It will be fun to find the footprints of animals and think about what kind of creature it is, or to find many messages in the pure white world of snow with the Guide.

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Take a break, tea time in the snow.

If you get a little tired, have a tea time break in the snow.
Hot drinks in the vast forest are invigorating.
Take a deep breath, as the forest refreshes both your mind and body!!

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Walk around Daisenji Temple.

You will be impressed by the snow covered Daisenji Temple and the huge trees along the path.
It is one of the pleasures of this snow shoe tour that you can listen to the 1300 years history of the Temple.

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We will safely show you the world of snow.

An important job of your local Guide is to assess conditions and select a trail with the least risk of avalanche and/or other dangers. Even if you encounter a sudden snowstorm, your local Guide, who knows these trails well, will navigate you safely home.

Daisen Tour desk 0859-48-6123

Tour Overview

Date and Time January 5 to April 1, 9: 00 AM or 1: 30 PM
Meeting place Komorebito 1F Daisencho Tourist Information Center
Tour Plan
  1. Quickly Snow Shoe Plan
    - Duration: approximately 2 hours.
    - Fee: 3,500 yen per person
  2. Relaxing Snow Shoe plan
    - Duration: approximately 3 hours
    - Fee: 4,000 yen per person
  3. Custom made tour
    We will set the time and fee as per your customize request for a snow shoe tour for your group.
Target level Snowshoe beginners can also participate. [Junior high school students and younger are accompanied by their parents. Please consult us about preschool children. ]
 There is no special walking technique for snow shoes. At the beginning of the tour, we will explain tour safety and tips on “how to walk” in snow shoes. People who walk with snow shoes for the first time can walk quickly, so don't worry.
Clothes We recommend wearing quick-drying polyester underwear because it may get hot or cold as you walk. Even if you sweat, your body is comfortable. Please avoid cotton products, because if you sweat, they will not dry and may cool your body. Fleece would be good as a mid- layer snowsuit.
Snow Shoe Tour Clothes and Accessories Requirements
  • Wear: Quick-drying polyester wear, cotton products not recommended. Fleece would be good as a mid- layer snowsuit. Windproof and waterproof outerwear is desirable. Skiing and/or snowboarding wear is also good for this tour.
  • Shoes: Mountain climbing shoes or cold protection shoes (High Cut). * Rain boots (Wellingtons or gum boots) are not recommended as they do not provide protection from the cold and snowshoes will easily come off.
  • Leggings: Prevents snow from entering the shoes.
  • Waterproof Gloves
  • knit cap (Beenie)
  • Bag: Backpack is recommended.
Snow Shoe Tour Recommended Additional Accessories 
  • Sunglasses: Useful on sunny days. On the other hand, goggles are recommended when it's snowing.
  • Sunscreen: The sun reflected by snow burns a lot.
  • Copy of your medical or travel insurance card.
  • Others: disposable body warmers, pocket tissues, towels, spare clothing and socks
  • If you would like to rent items, please be sure to fill in [Size] on the application form.

Price list of rental products

Snowshoe set Snowshoe + Pole + Leggings 2,200 yen (Please write your height.)
ski wear Adult: 3,800 yen (Please write your size.)
Child: 2,600 yen (Please write your height.)
Gloves 500 yen
Knit Cap

500 yen

Board Boots 1,600 yen (Please write your foot size.)

Clothes

  1. If you have a fleece/down jacket or vest, your body won't get cold.
  2. Please prepare your outer wear such as rain wear which is protective against rain and wind.
  3. I recommend a backpack so you can use both hands!
  4. It would be nice to have leggings to prevent snow from getting into your shoes.
  5. Wear something that is easy to put on and take off, such as fleece.
  6. Wear a quick-drying inner garment.
  7. I recommended a trekking shoes or snowboarding boots.

 

Reservations and General Inquiries

Daisen Tour desk 0859-48-6123

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