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Our System

We are a mountain resort that offers a variety tours and guided services.
We offer 3-5 day tours in Yamagata prefecture.
  • ・Min. 2 people
  • ・It feels like a private tour
  • ・Max. group size is 10 people
  • ・All inclusive tour

"Pole Pole" is a company that offers sports, trekking, and cultural programs specifically designed for foreign country sightseers visiting Yamagata.

We can customize your tour depending on your schedule and purpose. Please feel free to ask us.


MTB Cycling Tour – Gassan Pole Pole Farm
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MTB Cycling Tour

Exiting mountain pass
Gassan Pole Pole Farm / MTB Cycling Tour

MTB Cycling Tour


per person

8th May. – 30th Sep. Min.2 people


  • ・MTB tour in the national forest
  • ・Support car and cycling guide attend
  • ・MTB included
  • ・Downhill 10km course

You are sure to have an exciting time mountain biking down Gassan while taking in all the spectacular scenery.

A support car will take all the way up to 1300 meters and from there you will ride down the mountain to 400 meters. On the way down you will have a chance to see everything Gassan has to offer.

You will be able to experience the beautiful Japanese countryside and the mountain scenery. You will have the incredible experience of touring by mountain bike through a beech primeval forest. You will also ride along a river stream, pass through a farming village and over a mountain pass.

Along the way you will find natural spring water coming down from the mountain.

Splashing natural spring water on your face and drinking this water will make you feel refreshed. You don’t need to bring your own mountain bike, new high quality bikes will be provided.


This tour is suitable for people who can confidently ride a bicycle.

  • Departure
    Yamagata station west exit taxi pool
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 13:50 PM for a prompt departure at 14:00 PM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 15:00 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Include
    Transportation in Yamagata
  • Not Included
    Train ticket
    Air ticket

Day 1: Departure

  • 14:00 Yamagata station pick up
  • 15:00 Arrive at Pole Pole Resort
  • 16:00 Briefing about cycling tour
  • 18:00 Dinner
  1. Accommodation : Gassan Pole Pole Resort villa (Western style)
  2. Including meals : Dinner


Day 2: Downhill MTB

  • 8:00  Breakfast
  • 9:00  Start and enjoy downhill cycling tour
  • 16:00 Hot spring
  • 18:00 Dinner
  1. Accommodation : Gassan Pole Pole Resort villa (Western style)
  2. Including meals : Breakfast, lunch box, and dinner


Day 3: Forest road cycling

  • 8:00  Breakfast
  • 9:00  Start and enjoy forest road cycling
  • 16:00 Hot spring
  • 18:00 Dinner
  1. Accommodation : Gassan Pole Pole Resort villa (Western style)
  2. Including meals : Breakfast, lunch box, and dinner


Day 4: Village road cycling

  • 8:00  Breakfast
  • 9:00  Start and enjoy village side cycling
  • 15:00 Yamagata station arrive
  1. Including meals : Breakfast and  lunch box


Tour Location

Mt.Gassan forest area

Meeting Point

14:00 at Yamagata station West exit taxi pool

Tour cost :

JPY 139,000 /  person   Minimum 2 person go  

Cost includes:

  • 1. 3 nights accommodation in Pole Pole Resort Villa
  • 2. Day 1 - Day 3 dinner
  • 3. Day 2 - Day 4 breakfast
  • 4. Day 2 - Day 4 Lunch box
  • 5. Rental MTB bike
  • 6. Support car in the itinerary
  • 7. English speaking cycling guide
  • 8. Transportation from Yamagata station / airport

Price does not include:

  1. Air ticket and train ticket to Yamagata
  2. International air fair
  3. Tips
  4. Drinks
  5. Costs occurred during your free time
  6. Activities that does not appear on the itinerary
  7. Personal expenses

Cancelation policy

  • From 60days up until 30days before the day 30,000JYP.
  • From 29days up until 20days before the day 60% of the total fee.
  • From 19days up until 10days before the day 70% of the total fee.
  • From 9days up until 4days before the day 80% of the total fee.
  • From 3days up until the day before the day 90% of the total fee.
  • On the day 100% of the total fee.
Note:With regard to the cancellation policy,the "Day"means the first day of the travel Itinerary arranged by Gassan Pole Pole Farm Co.,Ltd..