Hakkaisan Yukimuro Snow Storage Tour Booking Page

This guided tour takes you to the 4℃ natural refrigerated sake storage facility. Experience the spectacular view of 1000 metric tons of snow.

Tour Schedule ①10:30 ②11:00 ③11:30 
④12:30 ⑤13:00 
⑦14:00 ⑧14:30 ⑨15:00 
Tour duration 15min
Tour capacity 15people
Admission fee 500 yen (tasting included). Free for under age of 3 and citizen of Minamiuonuma.
On the day of the event, please bring document that proof your residency in Minamiuonuma, such as driver's license, insurance card, etc

※Tickets cannot be cancelled.

※The tour will start at the scheduled time. Make sure you arrive on time.

※Please note that there are stairs on the tour course.

※Please bring a light coat of clothing as it is cold in the Yukimuro Snow Storage.
Please refrain from joining the tour if you are not in good physical condition or have a chronic illness due to the extreme temperature difference.

※The tour will be conducted in Japanese only.

※The information above such as the tour starting time is subject to change without notice.

※The tasting ticket is valid once on the day tour day.

How to book the tour

We accept advance online ticket bookings.
Even if tickets are sold out for advance online booking, up to five visitors buying the ticket at the store will be accepted a day on a first-come, first-served basis.

※We are sorry but we do not accept bookings by phone or email.

Advance online booking

Book online in advance.

Capacity Tour Capacity up to 10 persons per tour
How to pay by credit card, PayPay
Purchase by The tour can be booked online from one month before to 8:00 a.m. on the day of the tour.

1. Specify the date and time to book the tour
The link below will take you to CLOUD PASS (an external site).To book the tour, you need to register as a member of CLOUD PASS.

2. You will receive a digital ticket by email
An email with the domain “@cloud-pass” will be automatically sent to you. Be sure to allow your settings to receive it.

3. Present the digital ticket on your smartphone
You cannot enter with a screenshot. Make sure to present the QR code from the URL of your digital ticket.

If you are buying a same day ticket at the store

The ticket can be purchased from the ticket machine at Hakkaisan Yukimuro.

Capacity Tour Capacity up to 5 visitors per tour (first-come, first-served basis)
How to pay Purchase with cash, credit card, QR code (PayPay, etc) , and prepaid IC cards
Purchase by The ticket can also be purchased at the store from 10:00 a.m until five minutes before the starting time of the tour.

Tour Overview

・Show the purchased QR code screen at the entry.

・Please be sure arrive at the outside of the store at least 3 minutes before the scheduled tour time.

1. About Uonuma no Sato and Yukimuro Snow Strage
Introduction of the area and the facility.
2. Enter the Yukimuro Snow Storage
Beyond the heavy door, you will enter into the space where the temperature is kept at 4℃ all year round.
3. Tour the sake maturation tanks and the snow
The maturation tanks for the special sake to be matured in snow strage, and 1000 metric ton of snow.
4. The Shochu Cave
After the snow storage area, you will enter into the Oak Barrel Rice Shochu Maturing Room. The Memorial Shochu is also maturing in this room.
5. The Tasting Counter
Please bring the bottle which you would like to taste. Non-alcoholic amazake will be available for drivers, minors, and those who do not wish to drink alcohol. When you are ready to taste, show the QR code screen.
6. Yukimuro Sennen Kojiya Shop
The shop offers Hakkaisan and Sennnen Kojiya products along with Yukimuro Snow Storage kept vegetables, coffee and other local delicacies.