Shiga Kogen Nature Conservation Center

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Shiga Kogen Guide Trekking in 2019

(Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019)

Guide Association located in Shiga Kogen Nature Conservation Center offers guided trekking tours in summer and guided snowshoe tours in winter.

We also provide a private guide upon customer's request. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you to organized hiking trails and let you discover new aspects of Shiga Kogen.



Trail01

Shijuhachiike & Onumaike pond trail

Enjoy cobalt blue Onumaike pond and Shijuhachiike wetland with various flowers

Trail length
9.6 km
Available
Jun. 8, 2019-Oct. 27, 2019

Except for Tuesday and Wednesday from Jun. 9 to Jul.3 and from Aug. 26 to Oct. 27

Start Time
9:45am
End Time
3:30pm
Meeting location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Ending location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Price
Adult - 4,500 yen per person, Child (12 or under) - 3,500 yen per person
Tour includes
Lunch and insurance
Min. number of guests
1
Tour route
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop → Maeyama marsh → Shibuike pond → Shijuhachiike pond → Onumaike pond → Entrance of Onumaike pond

Book online

Please book by 3:00pm two days before you wish to join the tour.

Trail02

Shizen Tansho trail

Emerald green luminous moss shines and view of flowers varies depending on scattered marshes

Trail length
4.1 km
Available
Jun. 1, 2019 - Oct. 29, 2019
Start Time
9:45am
End Time
1:00pm
Meeting location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Ending location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Price
Adult - 4,000 yen per person, Child (12 or under) - 3,500 yen per person
Tour includes
insurance
Min. number of guests
1
Tour route
Kido-ike pond → Tanohara Marsh → primeval forest → Cotton grass field → Hasuike pond

Trail03

2 hours trail

We welcome walk-in visitors! Please feel free to visit us.

Available
Jun. 1, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019
Start Time
(1) 9:30am (2) 1:30pm
End Time
(1) 11:30pm
(2) 3:30pm
Meeting location
Shigakogen guide association
Ending location
Shigakogen guide association
Price
Adult/Child - 2,500 yen per person
Tour includes
insurance
Min. number of guests
1
Tour route
We will take you to the recommended spot around Shigakogen guide association.

Trail04

Touge no sanjusan kannon trail

Old and historical trail used as a trade route

Trail length
5.6 km
Available
Jun. 1, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019
Start Time
9:30am
End Time
12:30pm
Meeting location
Sunvalley bus stop
Ending location
Sunvalley bus stop
Price
Adult - 4,000 yen per person, Child (12 or under) - 3,500 yen per person
A book for red ink stamps is for sale for 1200 yen.
Tour includes
insurance
Min. number of guests
1
Tour route
Sunvalley → 33 kannon → Ichinuma pond → Kutsuuchi meisui koen park → Kanbayashi no.1 kannon

Trail05

Mt. Shigayama trail

Visit the core area where primeval trees have been preserved.

Trail length
6.5 km
Difference in elevation:
Approx. 350 m
Available
Jun. 9-Jun. 24, Oct. 6-Oct. 14

Except for Tuesday and Wednesday from Jun. 9 to Jul. 3 and from Aug. 26 to Oct. 27

Start Time
9:45am
End Time
4:00pm
Meeting location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Ending location
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop
Price
Adult/Child- 7,000 yen per person
Tour includes
lunch and insurance
Min. number of guests
1
Max. number of guests
10
Tour route
Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop → Shibuike pond → Mt. Shigayama → Mt. Urashigayama → Shijuhachiike marsh → Shigakogen Yama-no-eki Bus stop

Book online

Please book by 4:00pm two days before you wish to join the tour.

Private guide

Our exprienced guide will take you to your preferred trail.

Available
Jun. 1, 2019 - Oct. 27 2019
Price
Price per guide
 12,000 yen for 2 hours
 13,000 yen for 3 hours
 14,000 yen for 4 hours
 15,000 yen for 5 hours

*Please contacut us for tour duration not mentioned above.
Time
Your desired time between 10:00am-3:00pmYour desired time between 10:00am-3:00pm

* Please book one week before the day you wish to hire a private guide.
Tour includes
insurance
Min. number of guests
Up to 5 people per one guide

Book online

Please book by one weeks before you wish to join the hour.

Things to bring

●Hat ●Trekking glove ●Windcheater ●Hiking boots or shoes ●Backpack ●Water, trail chow, mat, first aid kit, rain jacket/pants, garbage bag and bear bell, etc. ●Long-sleeved shirt and long pants

2019 Shiga Kogen trekking brochure

Click below to download 2019 Shiga Kogen trekking brochure

Inquiry

  • Please give us a call one weeks before the day you wish to hire a private guide.
  • Please give us your name, address and age for insurance purposes.
  • Booking will be closed when the number of participants reach the limit.
  • The schedule may change due to weather conditions, etc.

Guide snowshoe hiking tour is available in winter.