This event will be a walk along the historical remains of the Usui Line. It includes a view of the beautiful Megane Bridge and a lunch of kama-meshi (rice cooked in a kettle). The walk will pass through a total of 18 tunnels and cross the prefectural border to the beautiful resort town of Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture, a distance of 11.2 km.
*Except on the day of the Abandoned Train Line Walk, you will not be allowed to enter the Shinetsu Main Line (lower line).
Clothing: Light hiking clothes.
Equipment: light, helmet, gloves (if you do not have these, please rent them).
|Time||11:00AM - 17:00PM|
|Participation Fee||¥8,200 per person (Includes lunch and insurance fees)|
|Lunch||Will be provided|
|10:45||Gather and check in at the Yokokawa Office|
|11:10||Start walking on the Abt Railway|
|12:10||Arrive at Yuno no yu (local hot spring) (50 min break)|
|13:00||Start walking along the Shinetsu Line (lower line)|
|14:50||Arrive at Kumonodaira Staiton (10 min lunch break)|
|15:00||Start walking along the Shinetsu Line (lower line)|
|17:00||Arrive at Karuizawa Station goal, walk around|
|17:30||Get on the bus from Karuizawa Station|
|18:05||Arrive at Yokokawa Station by bus, event ends|