Mizukagami (= mirrored alps) is the special view in the term of
getting ready for rice planting.
The term able to watch it is very short (about in 10 days and fine days only).
Come hurry and watch it !!
Cherry blooming will come soon!
I think full blooming around here will come next weekend, 22th and 23th.
The following photos were taken in last April.
I hope you will make a booking our guesthouse in next week!
(attention : 17th–20th April are temporary closed days. Sorry for inconvienience.)
Sorry, I am going abroad without any PC or smartphone.
So I can’t make any reply to your enquiry until 23rd March.
I am happy if you understand me as same type of traveler.
I feel sorry, but staying fee will be changed from coming March.
The fee will be changed as following.
The price in ( ) is the difference from the fee now.
*dormitory 2800yen (+300yen)
*private room (fee on each one person)
1 person—6500yen (+1000yen)
2 persons—4500yen (+500yen)
3 persons—3300yen (+300yen)
4 persons—2800yen (+300yen)
*winter season extra (Dec.–Feb.) each one person 200yen (-100yen)
Thank you for your understanding.
Feb. 1st 2017 Azumino-Ikeda guesthouse
the manager : Nishida Takahiro
Though Azumino is very cold in winter, you must be impressed with the view of all snow covered mountains.
operating : 22th Dec.—22th Feb. ( closed every Tuesday from 10th Jan.)
staying fee : each person 300yen up from the fee in spring-autumn (dormitory 2800yen)
Some shops and museums around here are closed in winter.
The temperature keeps minus degree on some days. Cycling is not recommended.
No sightseeing bus is operating around Azumino. I can take you to swan pond and Wasabi farm.(11th Jan.–22th Feb.)Please read following explanation(event schedule).
The restaurant nearby will be closed from 28th Dec. to 3rd Jan. During these days, we hold dinner party (self cooking together).
Round tripping to Onsen will be stopped from 28th Dec. to 3rd Jan. Please use shower room in the guesthouse on these days.
event schedule of A.I. guesthouse
#28th Dec.—3rd Jan. dinner party (self cooking together)(booking required)
In these days, the restaurant nearby will be closed. So, I planned to hold the dinner party!This is NOT “dinner service” like rich hotel, but “self cooking together”. Please help each other for serving, dish cleaning etc. Foodstuffs will be ready by manager. The menu 31th is sukiyaki. On other days, the menu will be decided on the day. Checking in until 6p.m. is required. / entry fee : 900yen (1200yen/31th Dec.)
*The guests who will not entry the party can stay on these days, too.
#1st Jan. the tour for New year’s praying for shrine
leaving 9a.m.—NIshina shinmeigu shrine (national heritage)—coming back around 11a.m.
no entry fee
#11th Jan.—22th Feb. swan watching tour
No entry fee is required, and anti-cold wear is required!
start from the guesthouse 6:30—->(drive 5 minutes)—->
swan pond (free watching)—->back to the guesthouse around 7:40
***attention*** Now we stop taking applications of it because of bird’s flu.
#11th Jan.—22th Feb. We can make a short stop (30 minutes) at famous Daio wasabi farm, on the way to send you back to the station after your checking out.
*If you want to stay there more, I can send you to just wasabi farm. You need to walk to Hotaka station 40 minutes.
*If some other guests want to go there, please adjust 1 time to go.
1. Click “like!” on the facebook page of this guesthouse
2. Stay here in campaign term and report your clicking to the manager
You get “guesthouse original eco-bag” or “3 picture postcards”
I am waiting for your “like!” and booking!
Sebastien has checked out this morning.
He stayed here long 7 nights and extend 2 nights = total 9 nights!
Our guesthouse has a kitchen for self-cooking and free rental bicycles,
so it is useful for saving money for long stay.
There are some nice view points of Japan alps nearby and you can go around by bikes,
(except rainy days) so I think you don’t feel boring even if you stay here long.
Merci Sebastien. Bon voyage!
Nowadays, the weather becomes warmer day by day.
It becomes very good for walking or cycling around Azumino.
(They started planting rice)
But, I would like to tell to mountain trekking lovers
that it is still in winter around the top of Japan alps.
These photos were taken in 25th April by Enzanso lodge staffs.
(Enzanso stands at 2700m high, just next to the top of Mt. Tsubakuro)
Until late June, you need to take ice ax, crampons, winter wear, and so on.
Also you need the experience of using them.
I recommend to easygoing trekkers to go to Japan alps mountains
in late July (after rainy “Tsuyu” season), August, or September.
Please be careful for your safety and enjoyable trip!