Explore

LAMP is situated right in the middle of some of the best outdoor adventure spots in Japan. Staying with us will give you easy access to the best of Nagano and Lake Nojiri so you can get outdoors and explore to your heart’s content.

Recommended activities

おすすめのプログラム

  • Mountain hiking & mushroom picking (1day)

    Welcome to mushroom heaven! There are over 6,000 varieties of mushrooms in the mountains surrounding Lake Nojiri and we look for the 130 kinds of edible mushrooms. You are not likely to find any other places in the world with mushroom-filled mountains like ours!
    After we all meet up at LAMP at 9:00, our guide drives all guests to the spot in the mountain where your adventure starts! The return time is around 15:30. After the tour, enjoy “Eat-your-own mushroom dinner”*. You can taste all different taste of the edible mushroom in hotopot “nabe”style and also small dishes.
    *the dinner is optional(2500yen/per person)
    Requirement: Age 13 yrs ~ (Age 10 yrs ~ 12yrs require a parent or guardian)

    7,000yen/head~

    Includes:

    Your own guide, rental gloves and basket, maps, travel expenses, insurance

    + Optional extras:

    Rental gumboots and/or rain wear, onigiri (rice balls), eat-your-own mushroom dinner upon your return

  • Snow shoe tour (half-day/1day)

    Wearing snow shoe, you can walk anywhere covered by deep snow! Experience the magical scenery of winter mountain and forest with our guide.
    Half-day tour(AM 9:00~/PM13:00~) and 1day tour(9:00~around15:30) are available.
    Not only learning how to walk with snow shoe, the tour let you explore around by following the animal footprints, observing plants preparing for sprouting in spring, walking on a frozen pond and even diving in fluffy new snow!
    At lunchtime our guide will set up a table with snow. Enjoy our homemade soup amongst spectacular scenery!
    We will advise you on the best routes for the day based on weather and trail conditions. Please ask us for further information. *The tour runs from December to March (the schedule depends on snow conditions)
    Requirement: Age 10 yrs~ (Age 6 yrs~ 8 yrs require a parent or guardian)

    9,000yen/head~

    Includes:

    Your own guide, light lunch, travel expenses, insurance

    + Optional extras:

    Skis, ski poles, ski boots, gaiters, a variety of snowshoes (+¥1500)

  • Cross-country ski tour (1day)

    Discover a whole new side of nature as you stride through the snow-covered trees. Our trained guides have a large selection of courses for beginners and experts that anyone can enjoy cross-country skiing. At lunchtime our guide will set up a table with snow. Enjoy our homemade soup amongst spectacular scenery! Meeting time is at 9:00 at LAMP, then our guide drives guests to the spot where your adventure starts.
    We will advise you on the best routes for the day based on weather and trail conditions.
    Please ask us for further information.
    *The tour runs from December to March (the schedule depends on snow conditions)
    Requirement: Age 10 yrs~ (Age 7yrs ~ 9yrs require a parent or guardian)

    9,000yen/head〜

    Includes:

    Your own guide, light lunch, travel expenses, insurance

    + Optional extras:

    Skis, ski poles, ski boots, gaiters, a variety of snowshoes (+¥1500)

  • Kayaking and Canoeing on Lake Nojiri & the Saigawa River

    Enjoy half-day/1day tour with our trained guide. We have whitewater and touring kayaks in a range of single and tandem kayaks. Depending on how you want to enjoy the paddling, we offer various types of courses and schedules. Two-days tour of whitewater kayaks will lead you to paddle on the river on the second day!
    Please ask us for further details.
    *Requirement: Age 10yrs~ (Age 7~9yrs can participate with a parents or guardian)

    5,500 yen/head~

    Includes:

    Lesson fee, rental fee (boat, paddle, PFD, spray cover), hot water shower fee, insurance fee.

    + Optional extras:

    Rental items available (300yen/each or *800yen for all)
    Wetsuit,Paddling jacket,Paddling shoes,Rash guard,Water pants

    ※ LAMP staying guest privilege: 800 yen → 500 yen

  • SUP tour and SUP yoga on Lake Nojiri

    Enjoy Stand Up Paddle boards (SUP) on Lake Nojiri. We offer two-hours tour(AM9:00~/PM13:00~) with our trained guide almost everyday from June to October.
    SUP YOGA lesson and early morning SUP with breakfast are also available! please ask us for the schedule and further information.
    *Requirement: Age 10 yrs ~ 

    5500yen/head ~

    Includes:

    Lesson fee, rental fee (board, paddle, P.F.D, leash code), hot water shower fee, insurance fee.

    + Optional extras:

    Rental items available (300yen/each or *800yen for all)
    Wetsuit,Paddling jacket,Paddling shoes,Rash guard,Water pants

    ※ LAMP staying guest privilege: 800 yen → 500 yen

  • Mountain hiking & sansai picking tour (1day)

    The mountains surrounding Lake Nojiri overflow with these edible plants (“sansai”) in the spring, so why not join one of our hiking tours and pick sansai? Once you start picking you will not be able to stop! After we all meet up at LAMP at 9:00, our guide drives all guests to the spot in the mountain where your adventure starts! The return time is around 15:30.
    After the tour, enjoy “Eat-your-own sansai dinner”. You can taste all different taste of the edible plants by “templa”style and small dishes.
    *Tour runs from April to June
    Requirement: Age 12 yrs~ (Age 9 yrs ~ 11yrs require a parent or guardian)

    7,000 yen/head ~

    Includes:

    Your own guide, rental gloves and basket, map, travel expenses, insurance

    + Optional extras:

    Eat-your-own sansai dinner upon your return(2500yen), onigiri (rice balls, 500yen), rental gumboots and/or rain wear

Activity calendar

アクティビティカレンダー

Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Mountain hiking & sansai gathering
Eat-your-own sansai dinner
Kayaking and canoing on Lake Nojiri
& the Saigawa River
Saigawa River rafting tours
Mountain hiking & mushroom gathering
Eat-your-own mushroom dinner
Cross-country ski & snowshoe tours