Javier and Andrew 's Myoko Itinerary

  • JAN. 15: Make your way to Myoko:
  • The first train you can catch is at 5:21 and they run frequesntly throughout the day.
train to myoko
  • Once in Tokyo Station, you want to board the train to Nagano Station. Follow the signs in the station to the JR Shinkansen lines. The easiest way to buy this ticket is to go into a JR ticket counter in Tokyo Station and say you want to go to Nagano. The JR employee will put you on the next available and fastest train.
JR desk
Tokyo to Myoko train
  • You cannot buy a ticket all-the-way to Myoko from Tokyo because a private company runs the train line that goes from Nagano to Myoko. In Nagano, you will have to change trains and purchase new tickets to Myoko. These tickets are 830 yen per person and the train takes 44 mins. 
  • The Akakura Hotel Central will pick you up from the Myoko train station when you arrive. You must call the hotel at the following number to notify them of your arrival time:


  • JAN. 15 - 17:  Stay 2 nights in a combination Japanese & Western Twin room with half-ensuite in the Akakura Central Hotel, and including breakfast. 
    • The reservation is under the name Javier Ortega. 
central hotel booking
  • Ski any of the ski areas in the Myoko-Kogen region. The connected Akakura Kanko and Akakura Onsen ski areas are within walking distance.
  • JAN. 17: Ask the hotel for a ride to the Myoko Kogen train station in the morning.
    • Catch the Shinano train back to Nagano and then get a bullet train to Tokyo Station and a metro train back to Gyotoku station.

-- If you need immidate assistance while in Myoko, please call AMY SHIMIZU at +81(0)90-3158-9005 --