As the Japanese saying goes, “Famous mountains have famous hot springs”, Omachi is host to some superb spas. First of all is the Omachi Hot Spring Village. The snow melt of the Northern Alps flows down in clear streams, and along the Alpine line 16 hotels and traditional inns feature hot spring bathing facilities. The beautiful forests of larch, red pine and birch covering the majestic mountain ranges of the Northern Alps provide a backdrop to your experience here. The inns and hotels here are widely distributed, giving ample space for your body and mind to relax fully.
One famous hot spring is Kuzu Hot Spring. It is said that historically the hot spring has been under the control of a powerful family since the Middle Ages. The water from this hot spring is reputed to have superior benefits for one’s health, and even now you cab see the billows of steam rising from the shallows of the narrow valley. From spring buds, to the fresh green of new leaves, to the autumn colors and the snow-capped scenery of winter, each of the 3 lodgings have outdoor baths designed especially for viewing the changes of the seasons.

Omachi Onsenkyo
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Accommodation List
Official website (Japanese)

Kuzu Hot Springs
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Accommodation List

Nanakura Hot Springs
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Kakogawa Keiun Hot Springs
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Accommodation List

Lake Kizaki Hot Springs
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Kanakuma Hot Springs
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Miasa Hot Springs / Hot Springs at Miasa
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Yumata Hot Springs
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Hot Spring Facilities for Day Visitors

Facilities described as “Inquiry required” maybe temporarily closed or unavailable for use during crowded times. Please contact before visiting.

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Omachi Onsenkyo

This is a hot spring resort village with many traditional Japanese hotels. It is perfect place to take rest on the way to or from the Alpine Route. The quiet village, which lies in harmony with the surrounding forest, also provides entertainment for day visitors with the bathing facilities, a foot hot spring, a sake museum where samples are provided, the art museum of Utagawa-ha (ukiyo-e printing) that Van Gogh loved, and other attractions.
Every Saturday night in February, fireworks and performances of Japanese drums are shown as a part of “Omachi Snow Festival.”

Close to Kurobe Dam and the Alpine Route, this beautiful hot spring village is in quiet harmony with the surrounding forest. Attractions such as mountain cherry blossoms, pine buds, fall foliage, and skiing, allow you to relax and take in the landscape across all four seasons.

Yakushinoyu

Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. during July thru October
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. during November thru June
(final entry 8:30 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 700 yen / Children 300 yen
Closed: Open 7 days a week
Tel: 0261-23-2834
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
Day bathing facilities. They also offer an outdoor bathing area, sauna, a spacious resting area, a display area of documents and images relating to hot springs, and a restaurant.
Public (free) & private (with fee) rest areas are available.

Kurobe Kanko Hotel

Inquiry required
Hours: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Prices: Adults 800 yen / Children 600 yen
Closed: Irregular (bathing may not be possible due to private bookings or inspections)
Tel: 0261-22-1520
Location: See Google Map
Website (multilingual)
You can enjoy 2 varieties of grand baths, the “Stone bath” and the “Wood bath”. There is a “Forest Sauna” in the open air bathing area.

Kurobe View Hotel

Inquiry required
Hours: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 600 yen / Children 300 yen
Closed: Irregular
Tel: 0261-22-3515
Location: See Google Map
Website (multilingual)
Enjoy a view of the mountains in the open air bathing garden.

Hotel Keisui

Inquiry required
Hours: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 800 yen / Children 400 yen
Closed: Irregular
Tel: 0261-22-5501
Location: See Google Map
Website (English)
A large garden bath and elegant open air bathing area.
A private open air bathing area is also available (by reservation).

New Kawachiya

Inquiry required
Hours: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8:30 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 600 yen / Children 300 yen
Closed: Irregular
Tel: 0261-22-1810
Location: See Google Map
Website (multilingual)
The bath house is located on the top floor. From the open air bathing area on the terrace, you can enjoy the babbling river and clear skies during the daytime and the beautiful starry sky at night.

Wapparanoyu

Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8:30 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 400 yen / People aged 65 and over, people with disabilities, children 250 yen
Closed: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (open during the Obon period in August and instead closed on a day in the following week)
Tel: 0261-22-2759
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
Day bathing facilities. Public (free) & private (with fee) rest areas are available.

Kuzu Hot Springs

This is a hot spring hidden in the beautiful Takase Gorge. The three facilities boast abundant hot water and offer the special experience of soaking in outdoor baths with views of amazing fall foliage. Guests can enjoy the taste of a variety of Japanese food including Japanese char, a kind of river trout, and edible wild plants. (Guests are hosted only in Japanese at all the facilities.)

Shared Taxi Service by Reservation to Kuzu and Nanakura Hot Springs for Guests of Accommodations in Kuzu Hot Springs

Route Shinano Omachi Station ↔ Kuzu Hot Springs ↔ Nanakura Hot Springs
Prices Shinano Omachi Station ↔ Kuzu Hot Springs            1,500 yen (preschoolers free)
Shinano Omachi Station ↔ Nanakura Hot Springs     1,700 yen (preschoolers free)
Reservation
Required
・ Please make your reservation a day before your stay at the accommodations.
・ If no reservation is made, you will be charged the standard meter fare.
・ For reservations outside of the following hours, please consult your accommodation’s staff.
Making
Reservations
・ Please make reservations through the Omachi Tourism Association (Phone: 0261-22-0190). We recommend booking a set plan with your accommodations.
・ If your arrival at Shinano Omachi station on the date of your reservation is delayed due to unavoidable circumstances, please contact the Omachi Tourism Association.

Timetable

Departing Shinano Omachi Station 2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Shared taxi customers should contact the Tourist Information Center. Their staff will assist you.
Departing Nanakura Hot Springs 8:55 a.m. 9:55 a.m. 10:55 a.m.
Departing Kuzu Hot Springs 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Takasekan

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (last entry 7 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 700 yen / Children 400 yen
Closed: Open 7 days a week
Tel: 0261-22-1446
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
Renowned for its spacious open air bathing area. Enjoy seasonal scenery and hot spring bathing in the heart of the Northern Japan Alps.
Private bath also available (by appointment).

Kajika

Inquiry required
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last entry 3 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 800 yen / Children 500 yen
Closed on: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, the day after national holidays, and around the New Year’s Day (usually December 29 to January 3) (Open every day during August thru October)
Tel: 0261-22-1311
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
A hot spring inn surrounded by nature. Listen to the calls of birds and monkeys while enjoying the warm waters of the outdoor and 2 indoor baths.

Senninkaku

Inquiry required
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last entry 6 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 700 yen / Children 400 yen
Closed: Irregular
Tel: 0261-22-3211
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
With views of the Japan Alps, the open air bathing area allows you to experience the thrill of a unique unexplored region.

Nanakura Hot Springs

Nanakura Sanso (lodge)

Inquiry required
Hours: about 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (from about 6 a.m. in summer) (last entry 7 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 650 yen / Children 300 yen
Closed: In winter (December thru early April)
Tel: 0261-22-4006
Location: See Google Map
Website (English)
Located in Takase Gorge, the Nanakura Hot Springs have become a gateway for climbing the Japan Alps, ideally situated for a relaxing soak after hiking. There is also a café and snack corner.

Kakogawa Keiun Hot Springs

Kuroyon Royal Hotel

Inquiry required
Hours: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Prices: Adults 720 yen / Children 410 yen
Closed: Late November thru early December for maintenance
Tel: 0261-22-1530
Location: See Google Map
Website (multilingual)
Enjoy bathing in a cypress bathtub or the open air bathing area while surrounded by the rich variety of trees of Hinatayama Highlands. A hot springs pool and rock bed baths are also available. (The pool and rock bed baths are closed from late November to mid-April). There is also a restaurant.

Lake Kizaki Hot Springs

Yupuru Lake Kizaki

Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8:30 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 650 yen / Children 450 yen
Closed on: Thursdays (Open every day in January & August)
Tel: 0261-23-7100
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
Day bathing facilities drawing water from Kuzu Hot Springs. In addition to the grand bath and open air bathing area, there are other baths with a sauna, and a hot spring heated swimming pool with a waterslide that you can enjoy year round. There is also a restaurant.

Kanakuma Hot Springs

Asukaso

Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry 8:30 p.m.)
Prices: Adults 500 yen / Children 250 yen
Closed: Open 7 days a week but with occasional holidays
Tel: 0261-26-2301
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
With a heating effect that means you won’t feel a chill after taking a bath, the waters gushing from the mountain are also said to enhance beauty. The restaurant is also a popular place to taste traditional buckwheat noodles and ash-baked oyaki dumplings. There is also a rest area (no charge).

Miasa Hot Springs

Mokujikiso

Inquiry required
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Please contact the inn regarding day bathing visits in the winter season.)
Prices: Adults 600 yen / Children 300 yen
Closed: Irregular
Tel: 0261-29-2511
Location: See Google Map
Website (Japanese)
Hot springs in a rustic mountain village. Located close to the Shizuka no Sakura (quiet cherry blossom) Park. There is a rest hall (free for up to 2 hours) and private break rooms (with a fee).

Yumata Hot Springs

Seiranso

Inquiry required
Hours: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Adults & Children 500 yen
Closed: During mid-October thru the end of June
Tel: 0261-22-0165
Location:
Click here for information on the Yumata hiking course.
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A hidden spring only accessible by foot.
It takes from 2.5 to 3 hours to walk here from Takase Dam.
Ideal location for a bath for those descending from the Takemura Shindo mountain path.
There are indoor and outdoor baths fed by abundant hot water.