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Getting to Happo-ike pond from Hakuba Stn in October 2018

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Getting to Happo-ike pond from Hakuba Stn in October 2018

Hi, I planning to visit Hakuba Valley amd Happo-ike pond in October to enjoy the autumn colours. Can anyone advise if the bus to Happo Bus Terminal, gondola lift, alpine quad lift and gratto quad lift operate in October 2018 ? Many thanks!

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1. Re: Getting to Happo-ike pond from Hakuba Stn in October 2018

Hi, Alpico bus going through the Happo bus terminal (until November 30)

On October 6, 7 and 8, there is a bus in the summer timetable(夏ダイヤ).

The other day in October is the spring and autumn schedule(春秋ダイヤ).

www.alpico.co.jp/access/hakuba/tsugaike/

◆ sign = JR "Moonlight Shinshu" Driving on the day it arrives at Hakuba station

◇ Mark = Driving on days other than ◆

白馬駅=Hakuba-eki, Hakuba station 

白馬八方BT=Hakuba happo bus terminal

10 minutes on foot from the Happo Bus Terminal to the Gondola "Adam" Pier.

The Alpine Line (Adam, Alpine Quad Lift, Ground Quad Lift) is operated until 28th October. Adam starts at 8 o'clock. (Depending on the weather, there is a possibility of change.) Probably, if it is a while before, English information will be posted as well.

http://www.happo-one.jp/trekking/alpenline

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2. Re: Getting to Happo-ike pond from Hakuba Stn in October 2018

Great! Good to know that the gondola operates until 28 Oct 2018! Thank u.

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3. Re: Getting to Happo-ike pond from Hakuba Stn in October 2018

All the Hakuba-One gondola and lifts operate unless in severe weather conditions as mentioned.

It'd take about 20min from the Hakuba bus terminal to the gondola station which is slightly uphill.

Consider also Hakuba Tsugaike Kogen whose koyo would be stunning in early Oct.

my last visit in 2014.

www.japantravelinsights.com/2014-oct-hakuba/

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