Waking up very early to take the first train to Matsumoto . Try to catch the 5.40am train. At this time, the skies already quite bright during end of June. You need to start the journey early as the trip to Murudo is quite time consuming.
Mountains view from the train.
Paddy fields are everywhere. Very self sustainable country.
Reached Shinano-Omachi station.
Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route information guide.
Nice view outside Shinano-Omachi station.
Next you need to purchase bus ticket to Ogizawa.
Waiting for bus to Ogizawa.
This is how the bus to Ogizawa look like.
The bus passed by long stretch of shop houses.
Finally reached Ogizawa.
Heading to the ticket booth to purchase ticket to Murudo (Snow wall).
This is my ticket. It cost me 9,050 Yen.
Kanden Tunnel Trolley bus.
In the trolley bus.
Going thru tunnel.
Arrived Kurobe Dam via trolley bus.