〈Karuizawa start〉“The Abandoned Railway Walk” – A journey across prefectural borders along the historic remains of the Usui Line from Karuizawa to Yokokawa Station.

This event is a walk through the historical remains of the Usui Line. It includes a lunch of kamameshi (rice cooked in a pot) with a view of the beautiful Megane-bashi Bridge. This 11.2 km walk passes through a total of 11 tunnels and crosses the prefectural border to Yokokawa Station.

**Except on the day of the walk, access to the Shinetsu Main Line (up line) is prohibited.

Clothing: Light hiking clothes.

Equipment: Light, helmet, gloves (please rent if you do not have one).



Event Overview

Date 5/13・5/17・5/20・5/27・6/17,2023
Time 9:00AM - 15:00PM
Capacity 1-50
Participation Fee ¥8,200 per person (Includes lunch and insurance fees)
Lunch Will be provided


8:45 Meet near the cab stand at the north exit of Karuizawa Station.
9:00 Opening Talk
9:10 Walk to the tunnel entrance
9:30 Start walking along the Shinetsu Line (lower line)
12:00 Arrive at Kumonodaira Staiton (50 min lunch break)
12:50 Start walking along the Shinetsu Line (lower line)
14:30 Arrive at Yuno no yu (local hot spring) , event ends
15:10 Arrive at Yokokawa Station goal, walk around