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Akechidaira Lookout / Akechidaira Ropeway
Take in Spectacular Views from Nikko’s most Popular View Spot
From this lookout, view both Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls flowing down from it.
On the eastern side, gaze at a row of sheer cliffs rising from the rock, and let your eyes take in the distant mountain ranges.
By taking the Ropeway for 3 minutes, you can reach the Lookout, perches at an elevation of 1,373 meters.
Many visitors come in the autumn to enjoy the beautiful scenery of fall foliage.
This is a photogenic spot offering views of both Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls.
Beautiful views can be seen year-round, but the fall foliage is especially popular.
By taking the Ropeway, you can reach the Lookout in about 3 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions have been vetted and answered directly by each listing.
Do you have signs or pamphlets in foreign languages? (If you do, which languages are available?)
We provide pamphlets in English and Traditional Chinese. Our information signs are available in English, Simplified Chinese, and Korean. The ticket vending machines support English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and French.
Is free Wi-Fi available in the area?
TOBU FREE Wi-Fi is available
Are coin lockers available?
Are there restrooms nearby?
There is one multi-purpose toilet near the parking lot and one public toilet near the free county parking lot. However, there are no toilets near the observation deck.
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- Hosomachi Fukasawa, Nikko City, Tochigi
- 0288-55-0331 (Akechidaira Ropeway)
- Ropeway fare
Adult: One way 600 yen, Round trip 1,000 yen
Child: One way 300 yen, Round trip 500 yen
- For maintenance or in bad weather
- Operating times
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Operating times may vary during the fall foliage season
- From either JR or Tobu Nikko Station, take the Tobu Bus, bound for either Yumoto Onsen or Chuzenji Onsen for about 40 minutes, getting off at the Akechidaira bus stop. From there, take the Akechidaira Ropeway about 3 minutes to the Lookout.
- Credit Cards
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)