Welcome to Canyons Alpine Lodge in Minakami.
Cozy and comfortable backpackers style rooms, excellent facilities, and quality apres adventure entertainment, just 75 minutes from Tokyo!
Alpine Lodge is situated in the mountain township of Minakami, in the North of Gunma Prefecture. Minakami is Japan's premiere four season adventure resort, packed with hot springs, adventure tours and ski resorts..
The lodge is primely located in the Yubiso area (valley of the hidden hot springs), which lies in the center of Minakami's 9 ski resorts, and at the entrance to Joshinetsu National Park (Japn's second largest). It is the perfect place to base yourself for one of the many adventure tours offered in Minakami, or exploring the amazing nature and hot springs.
Alpine Cafe & Bar
Our well appointed apres ski bar and cafe.
2 32 inch TVs for all the sports action
Club & Event Space
※300㎡ wooden deck for summer riverside BBQs
※Spacious Japanese style shower room in winter
※No soap or shampoo provided
※Shared individual shower rooms
※No soap or shampoo provided
・Outdoor Goods Shop
・Adventure Centre for outdoor tours
Fridge, microwave, burners, crockery & cutlery provided
※Please provide your own ingredients and condiments
※Please write your name on your own foodstuffs
-Japanese tatami style for 6 or 4 people (8 or 6 mats respectively)
- Towels provided
- Pine bunks in a tatami mat room for 6 or 4 people (8 or 6 mats respectively)
- Towels not provided
Shared rooms can have other occupants so please be respectful of your bed space.
Simple Lodge Stay&Adventure packages
|Halfday Canyoning Pack||12,000 yen||10,000 yen|
|Double Canyoning Pack||18,000 yen||16,000 yen|
|Halfday Rafting Pack||12,000 yen||10,000 yen|
|Fullday Rafting Pack||18,000 yen||16,000 yen|
|Canyoning&Rafting Combo Pack||18,000 yen||16,000 yen|
|Family plan (August)
Canyoning or Rafting
|Adult 11,000 yen
6-12yrs 9,000 yen
|Family Combo Plan(August)||Adult 16,000 yen
6-12yrs 14,000 yen
Any other amenities your require please bring yourself.
|Check In/Check Out||15:00 11:00|
|Payment||Cash or cards accepted - all card payments are subject to a 5% charge
Accepted cards： Visa, MasterCard, Nicos, DC, UFJCard
|N.B.||・All rooms are non-smoking
・Please do not move around any of the fittings or furnishings in the rooms.
・Please feel free to eat and drink in the 2F Lounge. It closes at 2200 each night.
・The Pick Up Schedule for local stations is below. Times outside these are unavailable.
If you are coming outside of these times, please use public transport or taxis.
・There are no banks or convenience stores with ATMs around Canyons. Please ensure that your bring an appropriate amount of cash with you.
・We cannot do drop offs to local onsen. If you are coming by train there are some within walking distance, or feel free to use public transport.
Breads, cereals, coffee, juice
BBQ Contents Example:
・Beef 100g ・chicken 100g ・pork 50g ・tripe 100g ・2 wieners ・Yakisoba chow mein set (egg noodles, cabbage, carrot, sauce)
・3 kinds of vegetables (varies by season) e.g. leek, pepper, mushroom
1F BBQ area available
Price:From 1,980 yen
In case of cancellations or reductions in guest numbers
15-7 days before
6-2 days before
On the day
Local train：3 hours from Ueno Stn to Minakami Stn on the Takasaki Line then Joetsu Line
Bullet train： 78 minutes from Tokyo/Ueno to Jomokogen Stn on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line
Car： 2 hours from Nerima on Kanetsu Expressway
Address： Yubiso 45, Minakami machi, Tone gun, Gunma prefecture
Tel: 0278-72-2811 Canyons Minakami office
From Minakami IC off Kanetsu Expressway
Take R291 towards Tanigawadake
Pass the Minakami Town Hall and after 2km turn right at the Oana Traffic Lights
You'll see Canyons on the other side of the river. Take the first left after the bridge
If using car navigation please set your destination by the address rather than the 'phone number
- On weekends/holidays the Kanetsu Expressway gets very busy. Please allow plenty of time for your journey
News & EventsAll News »
2014 Spring Canyoning|RaftingMinakami
Let's welcome the spring with Canyons Rafting and Canyoning adventures!
We look forward to see you.
Tours start April 26.Read More »
We begin Canyoning | Rafting tour bookings from 1st April.
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