On sunny days at Murodo Plateau, you can face the clear blue sky, take a deep breath, and smell the fresh vegetation.Mt. Tateyama stands tall before you in all of its glory. The peak is only a short distance away.Discovering beautiful Mt. Tateyama plants and animals are one of the many surprises you'll have on your trip.

Hotel Grounds Walking Club

One of the most fun activities at Murodo-daira is trekking.The Walking Club will guide you around Mikurigaike, Jigokudani, and other nearby areas.Experience the great outdoors of the plateau, such as the beautiful vegetation blooming at your feet, with all five of your senses.

Raicho (Ptarmigan) Watching

The Raicho (Ptarmigan) is a bird native to Murodo-daira.We will guide you to the best birding sites.You are most likely to encounter a Raicho between May and late June, when the males are often spotted guarding their territory along high rocks.

Yuki-no-Otani (Snow Corridor)

An event held at the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route to celebrate the coming of spring.Clearing the Tateyama Plateau Bus Route of snow results in the creation of two 20 meter walls of snow on both sides of the road.


Mikurigaike, located next to Hotel Tateyama, is a crater lake that was formed by a volcanic eruption 10,000 years ago.It has a circumference of 631 meters and a depth of 15 meters. A walking course is set up around the lake.The sight of Mt. Tateyama reflected in the lake's waters is a must-see.

Tamadono Spring Water

Tamadono Spring Water gushes out of a fault crushing belt that was discovered during the construction of Tateyama Tunnel.It comes from the highest location on the list of Japan's Top 100 Famous Sources of Spring Water.The water stays at 2 – 5 degrees Celsius, making it perfect for quenching your thirst on your walk.

Raicho (Ptarmigan)

The Raicho is one of Japan's natural monuments, and is the prefectural bird of Toyama. You can see a Raicho for yourself at Murodo-daira.The bird's plumage changes color with each passing season; it is a speckled pattern from spring to summer, and is completely white during winter.