Plan ID
: 37797

[Zao, Yamagata Prefecture] Enjoy Zao by bus and ropeway (Zao Ropeway Course)

  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    1Age ~ 99 Age
  • Duration
    3~4 hours

A great-value ticket that includes a round-trip bus fare between Yamagata Station and Zao Onsen Bus Terminal and a round-trip ticket for the Zao Ropeway. Enjoy Zao's "summer fresh green" and "autumn leaves" ♪ It is also recommended for those staying at Zao Onsen and for day trips.

Bus timetable (from Yamagata Station Bus Stop No. 1)

[Departure time] ① 06:50 departure ② 07:40 departure ③ 08:40 departure ④ 09:20 departure ⑤ 09:30 departure ※ It is the departure time of "Zao Karita mountaintop line". It will be operated on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from July 1st to July 31st and on August 1st 10/24. ⑥ 10:20 departure ⑦ 11:20 departure ⑧ 12:20 departure ⑨ 13:20 departure ⑩ 14:20 departure ⑪ 15:20 departure ⑫ 16:20 departure ⑬ 17:40 departure ⑭ 18:50 departure

Bus timetable (from Zao Onsen Bus Terminal)

[Departure time] ① 07:00 departure * Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays and 8/13 8/16 suspension ② 07:50 departure ③ 08:40 departure ④ 09:40 departure ⑤ 10:20 departure ⑥ 11:20 departure ⑦ 12 : 20 departures ⑧ 13:20 departures ⑨ 14:00 departures * This is the departure time for the Zaokaritasancho Line. It will be operated on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from July 1st to July 31st and from August 1st to October 24th. ⑩ 14:20 departure ⑪ 15:20 departure ⑫ 16:20 departure ⑬ 17:20 departure ⑭ 18:40 departure ⑮ 19:50 departure

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~8
    About duration
    3~4 hours
    About 3 to 4 hours
    Operating period * It may be canceled in case of bad weather.
    Assembly time To up to 10 minutes before each departure time Ticket exchange location (Yamagata at Station Bus Information Center) Ticket please receive a.
    Booking deadline until 16:59 3 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Matters require attention ・ If the ticket is lost or cannot be presented, the regular fare and boarding fee will be collected. Please note that tickets cannot be reissued.・ Bus & ropeway boarding pass can be used within the valid period (July 1st to November 3rd). Please note that unused tickets cannot be refunded.・ The bus departs on time, so please be careful not to miss the bus.・ Reserved seats cannot be used.・ Please note that we are not responsible for any schedule changes due to traffic jams or delays in trains and aircraft.・ Mountain weather is variable and the ropeway may be suspended after boarding the fixed-route bus. In that case, please note that the fare for the fixed-route bus is non-refundable.・ Buses may be suspended or reduced due to social circumstances in Corona.

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 Zao Terrace (Zao Ropeway) の画像

    Zao Terrace (Zao Ropeway) "Zao Terrace" is born on the rooftop observatory of Zao Ropeway Jizo Sancho Station! A wonderful view from Zao Sancho Station Enjoy a panoramic view of nature such as mountains, blue sky, sea of clouds, and sunset ♪

    プランの魅力 Iroha Swamp の画像

    Iroha Swamp It is a wetland that extends to an altitude of about 1,400 m and is dotted with swamps of various sizes. You can see various alpine plants depending on the season.

    プランの魅力 Zao Natural Botanical Garden の画像

    Zao Natural Botanical Garden Follow the walking path extending from Zao Jizoson to "Sanpo Arakamiyama Natural Botanical Garden". This is a spot where you can enjoy the area around the summit of Sanpokojinsan as a natural botanical garden. The 400m-long promenade is popular as a course for slowly admiring alpine plants such as Hakusanshakunage, Redvein enkianthus, and Minezakura, and you can also enjoy birdsong such as the Japanese bush warbler.

    プランの魅力 Zao Jizoson の画像

    Zao Jizoson Zao Jizoson is 100m away from Zao Ropeway Jizo Sancho Station. This Jizo, which sits in a highland at an altitude of about 1,660 m, is a large sitting statue with a height of 2.34 m and was built in 1775 by Yin Wood Goat. It is said that it took 37 years to complete, and mysteriously, the number of victims decreased after the construction, and it became known as "disaster protection Jizo". And even now, more than 200 years later, it is said that if you pray, all your wishes will come true, and you will be able to escape accidental disasters in particular.

    Time schedule

    Yamagata Station No. 1 platform

    Yamagata Station No. 1 platform Yamagata Station Bus Stop No. 1 ⇒ Zao Onsen Bus Terminal (about 45 minutes)

    Zao Onsen Bus Terminal

    Zao Onsen Bus Terminal After arriving, walk to Zao Ropeway Sanroku Station (about 10 minutes)

    Zao Ropeway

    Zao Ropeway Zao Ropeway Sanroku Station → Juhyo Kogen Station (about 7 minutes) → Jizo Sancho Station (about 10 minutes)

    Zao hot spring town

    Zao hot spring town Enjoy shopping and dining in the Zao Onsen district and bathing in the Zao Onsen, which is known as the "Beauty Making Hot Spring".

    Zao Onsen Bus Terminal

    Zao Onsen Bus Terminal Zao Onsen Bus Terminal → Yamagata Station (about 45 minutes) * Please refer to the timetable for departure time

    Access - Map

    1-16 Kasumicho, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
    Assembly point

    [The meeting place]
    Yamagata Station Bus Information Center (Ticket Exchange Place)
    [Departure place]
    Yamagata Station No. 1 bus stop (bus boarding place)

    If you arrive by train

    1 minute walk from the east exit of Yamagata Station

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    Authorization issued by Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Industry No. 1934
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    License and Qualifications General travel business handling manager: Tatsuya Ogawa
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