Nozawa Peaks Location

Nozawa Peaks address: 6585-1 Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen, Nagano 389-2502, Japan

Nozawa Peaks is conveniently located within 5 minutes walk to the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort. There are numerous restaurants, cafes, ski rental shops and a hot spring, all located within 2 minute walk of Nozawa Peaks. There are two chairlifts located in this part of the ski resort. One chairlift links to a fantastic green course which is very wide, uncrowded, and perfect for beginners. The second chairlift provides access to the Nagasaka gondola (access to the entire ski resort) via a cat track. Those with previous experience will be able to ski to the gondola. First time skiers can take the complimentary ski bus which passes the street above Nozawa Peaks (4 minutes walk). The bus ride to the Nagasaka gondola takes 2-3 minutes. To return to Nozawa Peaks, guests can ski all the way back to within a 2 minute walk from Nozawa Peaks on a beginner course. Alternatively, the complementary ski bus departs from the Nagasaka gondola and can drop you within 4 minutes walk from Nozawa Peaks.

The village center and main street in Nozawa Onsen is an 8 minute walk from Nozawa Peaks. There are many places to eat, drink or soak in one of 13 public hot springs. 

  • Ski resort chairlifts are a 4 minute walk (Karasawa area)
  • Nearest restaurant is a 1 minute walk (next door)
  • Nearest cafe (breakfast - swiss bakery) is a 2 minute walk
  • Village centre is an 8 minute walk along a flat heated street
  • Onsen (hot spring) is a 2 minute walk
  • Ski rental shop is a 1 minute walk (next door)
  • Supermarket is a 7 minute walk
  • The Nakao bus stop for access to and from Iiyama station (nearest bullet train station) is a 7 minute walk
  • The Nozawa Onsen Chuo bus terminal for access to/from Tokyo/Airports or other Ski Resorts (via the snow shuttle) is a 10 minute walk.
  • Car parking (paid) is located within 5 minutes walk.

The bus to and from the Iiyama bullet train station (access to/from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka) arrives and departs from the Nakao bus stop which is a 7 minute walk from our property (550 meters). 

The free ski shuttle bus which runs between the village center and the Nagasaka gondola, departs from a stop which is 4 minutes walk from Nozawa Peaks. This bus runs until 4.30pm each day.

The Chuo (central) bus terminal is located 10 minutes walk (600 meters) from Nozawa Peaks for access to the Nagano Snow Shuttle (the bus to/from Narita and Haneda Airport, Tokyo and between ski resorts such as Madarao, Myoko, Shiga Kogen and Hakuba). 

Paid parking is located within five minutes walk from Nozawa Peaks at the ski resort.

Walking to Nozawa Peaks from bus stops

Walking to Nozawa Peaks from Nakao bus stop in Nozawa Onsen (7 minutes, 550 meters).

1. Take the Nozawa Onsen Liner bus from Iiyama train station to the Nakao bus stop in Nozawa Onsen. Please press the stop button on the bus when the screen on the bus shows 'Nakao' as the next stop.
2. Continue walking in the same direction as the bus is heading.
3. Continue Walking past the ENEOS petrol station.
4. On the corner on the right side of the street you will see 'Playce' restaurant. turn right and walk up this street.
5. Continue walking up the street and take the second street to the left. Nozawa Peaks is located directly after Tonkichi Okonomiyaki restaurant on the right.

If you miss the 'Nakao' bus stop, 'Shinden' is next stop and is almost the same walking distance. If you miss both stops, the final stop is the 'Chuo terminal' which is also within 10 minute walking distance of Nozawa Peaks. Everything is Nozawa Onsen is within walking distance.


The Nozawa Onsen map below shows Nozawa Peaks and the surrounding area. Nozawa Onsen is a compact village, taking just 15 minutes to walk from one side of the village to the other. 

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