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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.


Cherry Blossom & Snow Wall Tour – Gassan Pole Pole Farm
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Cherry Blossom & Snow Wall Tour

Different 2 seasons for 1 time
Gassan Pole Pole Farm / Cherry Blossom & Snow Wall Tour

Cherry Blossom & Snow Wall Tour


per person

10th Apr. – 28th Apr. Min. 2 people


  1. ・ Cherry blossom Viewing
  2. ・ 10m high Snow Wall
  3. ・ Snow Activities
  4. ・ Japanese Tea Ceremony with Kimono Wearing Experience
  5. ・ Stay at a mountain resort

You will be able to enjoy two different seasons, spring and winter during this tour.

On the 1st day we will take you to Dounomae Park and Sagae Park to enjoy the cherry blossoms.

The 2nd day we will spend in the mountains. There you can climb up snow walls that are more than 10 meters high. Gassan Ski Area has one ski lift that operates in spring only. We will take this lift up and then ride sleds back down the mountain.

On the 3rd day we will visit a local house and partake in a Japanese traditional tea ceremony while wearing a traditional Japanese kimono. This is a leisurely tour and does not involve much walking so anyone such as young kids or elderly can participate in this tour.

  • Departure
    Yamagata station west exit taxi pool
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 13:45 PM for a prompt departure at 14:00 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 12:00 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Include
    Transportation in Yamagata
  • Not Included
    Train ticket
    Air ticket

Day 1: Cherry Blossom

  • 14:00 Yamagata station pick up
  • 15:00 Cherry blossom viewing
  • 17:00 Arrive at Pole Pole Resort
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:00 Stargazing
  1. Accommodation : Gassan Pole Pole Resort Villa (Western style accommadation)
  2. Including meal : Dinner

Day 2: Snow Wall Experience

  • 8:00  Breakfast
  • 9:00  Snow wall walking
  • 12:00 Mt.Gassan chair lift
  • 15:00 Back to Pole Pole
  • 16:00 Hot spring
  • 18:00 Dinner
  1. Accommodation : Gassan Pole Pole Resort Villa (Western accommodation)
  2. Meal provided : Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Tea Ceremony Experience

  • 8:00  Breakfast
  • 10:00  Japanese tea ceremony with Kimono wearing
  • 12:00 Arrive at Yamagata station
  1. Meal provided : Breakfast

Tour Location

Mt.Gassan Area

Meeting Point

14:00 at Yamagata station West exit taxi pool

Tour cost :

  • Adult : JPY 63,000 /  person   Minimum 2 people
  • Child : JPY54,000 / person 6~12 years old
  • Child : JPY47,000 / person 3~5 years old
  • Infant : Free of charge

Cost includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Gassan Pole Pole Resort
  • Day 1 - Day 2 dinner
  • Day 2 - Day 3 breakfast
  • Day 2  Lunch box
  • Grape picking
  • Chair lift
  • Tea ceremony
  • English speaking guide
  • Transportation from Yamagata Station / airport

Price does not include:

  • Air ticket and train ticket to Yamagata
  • International air fair
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Costs occurred during your free time
  • Activities that does not appear on the itinerary
  • 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..