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NORTHSTAR is an international lodge & outdoor school located
at the foot of the Northern Alps in Norikura Kogen, Nagano Prefecture.
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Located in the heart of Norikura Highlands, our lodge is minutes away from the Norikura Visitor Center, Yukimurikan Onsen (an indoor/outdoor sulphur hot spring facility), Echo Souvenir Shop, two small restaurants*, and trailheads to numerous natural landmarks.
Our spacious, traditional Japanese-style rooms offer seasonal views of the Chubu-Sangaku National Park.
Enjoy our special BBQ menu in summer or relax by the fireplace in our cozy lounge in winter.


Click here for recommended activities! We offer a variety of activities for all levels!