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Karuizawa overview

Karuizawa is a budget-friendly place distinct for its hot springs and parks, and known for its spas and shops. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for biking and walking. Take in some local culture at a popular spot like Ueda Castle. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Mount Asama. A family-friendly area, Karuizawa also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Karuizawa

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Karuizawa is the place to go. There are 105 hotels in the Karuizawa area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 67 3-star hotels with an average price of $32 per night
  • • 31 4-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 1811 user reviews of Karuizawa hotels:
  • • Hotel Karuizawa Elegance (Karuizawa)
  • • Karuizawa Asama Prince Hotel
  • • Agili Karuizawa
  • • Hotel Kajima No Mori (Karuizawa)
  • • Bellscabin Cafe & Guesthouse (Karuizawa)

How to get to Karuizawa

Fly in to Tokyo (HND-Haneda), 84.6 mi (136.1 km) from downtown Karuizawa. Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 105.6 mi (169.9 km) away. Karuizawa Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Karuizawa

Fun activities are on hand such as biking, skiing, and pampering at the spa, along with attractions such as:
  • • Karuizawa Taliesin
  • • Karuizawa Snow Park
  • • Saku Ski Garden Parada
  • • Asama 2000 Park Ski Area
  • • Kazawa Snow Area
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Karuizawamachi Botanical Garden
  • • Karuizawa Wild Bird Sanctuary
  • • Karuizawa Lake Garden
  • • Karuizawa Toy Kingdom
  • • Komoro Community Garden
Its hot springs and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Kumoba Pond
  • • Usui Pass
  • • Yukawa Furusato Park
  • • Shiraito Falls
  • • Mount Myogi
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza
  • • Ginza Shopping Street
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Mount Asama
  • • Ueda Castle

When to visit Karuizawa

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 55°F day, 22°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.6 inches
  • • April-June: 11.5 inches
  • • July-September: 13.8 inches
  • • October-December: 9.8 inches