Gondola
Sight
seeing

  • Impressive panoramic view from Mt. Maemori makes your APPI experience further unforgettable
15 minutes gondola lift ride, and then take a short walk to the summit of Mt. Maemori. Breathtakingly beautiful panoramic view is out there! Mountains of Iwate and Hachimantai look so close to you from the observation deck. Appi gondola lift has been rated at the 4th among more than one hundred scenic ropeways/gondola lifts in Japan.

Mt. Maemori Observation Deck, Tenku Adventure Garden and Tenku Café make your experience further unforgettable.

Gondola operation hours vary by date with different fares. Please see the chart below for detail information.
Operation dates/hours
  • 27 Jun – 19 Jul
9:00 – 15:00 (Sat) *last decent gondola 15:30 7:30 – 15:00 (Sun)*last decent gondola 15:30
  • 23 Jul – 26 Jul
6:00 – 15:00 *last decent gondola 15:30
  • 1 Aug – 7 Aug
6:00 – 15:00 *last decent gondola 15:30
  • 8 Aug – 16 Aug
6:00 – 15:00 *last decent gondola 17:00
  • 17 Aug -30 Aug
7:00 – 15:30 *last decent gondola 15:30
  • 5 Sep -27 Sep
7:00 – 15:30 *last decent gondola 15:30
  • 3 Oct -25 Oct
6:00 – 15:00 *last decent gondola 15:30
  • 12 Oct -23 Oct
6:00 – 9:00 *last decent gondola 9:30
Fare
  • 13 years and older (Hotel guests) Round trip 1,600 yen/One way 1,400 yen (Visitor) Round trip 1,800 yen/One way 1,500 yen
 
  • 7 to 12 years old (Hotel guests) Round trip (Inc. game) 800 yen/One way 800 yen (Visitor) Round trip (Inc. game) 1,000 yen/One way 800 yen
 
  • 6 yrs and under Round trip/one way free
 
  • Game only (6 and under) 400 yen
 
  • Pets Round trip 1,000 yen/One way 800 yen
Remarks When boarding with your pets, please use your cage or dog lead. Dogs/cats must be always kept in the cage or on a leash at the mountain top. Please clean up after your dog/cat.