The resort view Furusato Train
Ride in the Northern Alps of Japan
The resort view Furusato train runs between Nagano and Minami-Otari and is covered with a Japan Rail Pass. All along the journey the view on the Northern Alps is breathtaking.
from nagano to minami otari
All along the journey the view on the Northern Alps is breathtaking. Good news : behind the cab is the observation room, where you can sit in chairs or sofas and enjoy the great views !
The train is equipped with a hybrid engine motors.
The trains stops at Matsumoto Station along the way. Do not miss Matsumoto 's famous castle and the Japan Ukiyoe Museum.
Just before Minami Otari the resort view train stops in Hakuba, the former winter olympics event spot and one of the best ski spot in Japan accessible by rail.
The departure train's schedule is as follow :
- From Nagano : 9:04 ( arrival at 12:47)
- From Minami-Otari : 15:16 (arrival at 18:28)