The Japan Alps and the North Chubu Coast Sights

Shiraito-no-taki and Ryugaeshi-no-taki (Shiraito and Ryugaeshi Waterfalls)

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  • Karuizawa
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Published 12/10/2015

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Hiking paths get crowded during the tourist season, but these waterfalls make a good afternoon excursion in the off-season. To get to the trailhead at Mine-no-Chaya, take the bus from Karuizawa Station. The ride takes about 25 minutes. From the trailhead it's about a one-hour hike to Shiraito. You can take the bus back to Karuizawa Station from here or continue on to the Ryugaeshi falls (90 minutes). From the falls, it's a 15-minute walk to the bus stop and a 20-minute bus ride back to Karuizawa.

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Shiraito-no-taki, Karuizawa, Japan

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Published 12/10/2015


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