Embark on a scenic gondola ride through the sky amongst the vibrant autumn foliage. Let the enchanting fall vistas soothe your soul!

The Naeba Ski Resort is a fantastic place to immerse yourself in the beauty of autumn via a ride on the Naeba Dragondola, which connects Naeba Kogen and Tashiro Kogen. The Naeba Dragondola boasts an impressive total length of 5,481 meters, making it the longest of its kind in Japan!

Enjoy the 5.5-kilometer aerial gondola journey, and savor awe-inspiring sights like the majestic Mt. Tairappyo and the emerald waters of Lake Futai. The brilliant hues of red, orange, yellow, and more paint a masterpiece on the landscape. A one-way ride takes about 25 minutes, granting ample time to fully appreciate the spectacular panorama.

Opening Period: Generally from early October to early November
Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (last descent at 4:00 pm)
Location: Naeba Ski Resort

General Information

DirectionsApprox. 40 mins. by bus from Echigo Yuzawa Station (East Exit, JR Joetsu Shinkansen).
Approx. 30 mins. drive from the Yuzawa IC on the Kanetsu Expressway.
Car ParkAvailable
Opening Times9:00 am - 3:00 pm (last descent at 4:00 pm)
Prices3,800 yen per person
*Please check the official website for details.


NameNaeba Ski Resort
Telephone Number025-789-4117