Nagasaka Gondola

Nagasaka Gondola

Nagasaka Gondola Lift

The Nagasaka Gondola lift, located at the base of the mountain of the same name area, will take you up to Yamabiko Station in about 8 minutes at its fastest.
Made with glass on its entire surface, the cabin can welcome up to 10 passengers thanks to its large design in both height and width.
Furthermore, the natural ventilation system structure allows an automatic fast air refresh within the cabin through the windows for a safe ride.
More than ever, you can enjoy the superb view of Nozawa Onsen during your ride ! ♪~

Summer Schedule :
Operating DatesFrom Saturday July 1st till Sunday October 29th 2023
🚨Between Tuesday August 29th to Thursday September 28th : Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday not operating
Operating TimeFrom 9:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM (Last downbound 4:30 PM)

Starry sky observation ~ The Starlight Tour ☆

Night Gondola Tours (Starlight Tour) are going to be held every week on Saturday and Sunday, from August 5th to September 23rd 2023 !

Ride the brand new Nagasaka Gondola and enjoy a fresh walk in the night 🎶
Enjoy a totally different view from the Nozawa Onsen Village day’s scenery and night. It will feel like a different world !
Located at 1 400m of altitude, all around Yamabiko Station, observe a night sky full of bright stars. ✨
During your tour, relish on the supervision of your guide and look up through an astronomical telescope. 👀
Get yourself warm in the restaurant Kitchen Seavus where you can find a limited night gondola tour menu !
And after dinner, let’s delight your hears to the music of the mini concert held every tour night !🎶
Feel the cool night breeze from the mountain while taking a stroll in the garden or enjoy stargazing.
By all means, join us in creating unforgettable summer memories 🔭💕

🚨For safety and security reasons, only participants of the night gondola tour can access the picnic garden area, the restaurant and concert. Customers coming with their own means (ex. private car) will not be granted access to the mountain nor tour. Thank you for your understanding🚩

DatesAugust 2023 : Saturday 5th, Friday 11th, Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th, Monday 14th, Saturday 19th, Saturday 26th
September 2023 : Saturday 2sd, Saturday 9th, Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th, Saturday 23rd
ScheduleUpbound : from 6:30 PM ~ 8:00 PM      ///       Downbound : until 9:30 PM
※ The summit is at 1400m altitude. The temperature can get cold, please do not forget to bring your own warm jacket and shoes accordingly.
※ Depending on the weather condition, please be aware that the starry sky may be difficult to see.
※ We reserve the right to cancel any dates tour in the event of storm or weather that would hindered the safe use of the Gondola

During Night Gondola Tour, a free shuttle bus is available at your disposition🚌~
Departure is from Nozawa Onsen Tourist Information Center as follow :

From Tourist Center to Nagasaka Gondola :【18:30】【19:00】【19:30】
From Nagasaka Gondola to Tourist Center : 【21:15】【21:45】

~ A first class ride for our customers ~

The inside of the cabin has been created to be large in both height and width to give an open feeling, and offers high grade leather cushion seats that has been accented with blue as inspired by Nozawa Onsen’s image.
Thanks to that design, each person can enjoy a 46cm space seat that allows a comfort free shoulder bumps with neighbor and quietness for your ride.
Only during summer, we offer 2 special cabins with a glass floor for the more adventurous.
Nozawa Onsen, which aims to be one of the best snow resort in the world, hope that you will enjoy your luxury sky ride in our cabins !