Okushiga Kogen Events in April

Walk a certified “therapy road” on snowshoes!

In this event, guests stroll leisurely on the Okushiga Kogen Forest Therapy Road with a guide. You will stay three days and two nights at Okushiga Kogen Hotel and enjoy special healthy meals. Walk through Okushiga in the spring on snowshoes and relieve your day-to-day stress.

Okushiga Kogen Resorts’s certified forest therapy road “Shirakaba Enro”
Six sets of 3 day/2 night stays in April 2018
●Minimum number of people:
2 persons
40,000 yen per person South Wing Deluxe Twin 32 m2 (double occupancy) (6,000 yen extra for one-person use) Includes guide and equipment rental fees, one night stay with dinner and breakfast (taxes and service charges separate)
Approx. 2 hour snowshoe walk with an international guide (Japanese and English language).
Temperatures in April are still at mid-winter levels. Please bring skiwear or a down jacket.
*Rental skiwear is available. Shoes: Please bring rubber boots or cold weather boots. *Rental poles available. *If increment weather prevents trekking on the therapy road, a “blizzard tour” will be held around the hotel where you can feel for yourself the intensity of Okushiga Kogen winters.
●Stay with your dog plan
Dog lodging fee: 4,320 yen (per dog, per night, plus taxes) Seven rooms are available where you can stay with your dog
About “Shirakaba Enro” therapy road
“Forest therapy” introduces the healing effect of forests in order to help promote health in this modern age where lifestyle-related diseases and mental health issues are being focused on. Mental and physical relaxation effects can be expected from feeling natural unspoiled scenery, snowscapes, bird songs, and clear air. Walking in the forests is also thought to be effective against metabolic syndrome, and “forest therapy” is gaining attention as a venue for being healed of day-to-day fatigue and stress.


First day




Blood pressure check, snowshoe use orientation


Dinner: Japanese restaurant “Kunenbo” with special kaiseki healthy tea ceremony dishes

2nd day


Walk around the hotel


Breakfast: Hotel buffet


Lunch: Special BBQ or hotel lunch, free time after lunch


Blood pressure check


Lunch: Special BBQ or hotel lunch, free time after lunch


Dinner: Special French dinner at restaurant “Gendai”


Bonfire and marshmallow roast

Third day




Transport to the gondola station at the foot of the mountain after blood pressure check


Gondola ride to mountaintop for teatime on the snow


Back down the mountain by gondola and transport to the hotel


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