Premium Plan: Summer Night Cruising and Zao Terrace with A Spectacular View

Premium Plan: Summer Night Cruising an

Receive a set pass that includes the Zao Ropeway round-trip fare to the top of the mountain and one drink (soft drink) at a special advance price! 

This is a premium plan for Summer Night Cruising, where you can take the Zao Ropeway and enjoy the starry sky and night view from the Sancho Station. 

This plan includes Juhyo Coffee, which is available only at Restaurant Sancho. With its beautiful contrast of black and white, its the perfect accompaniment for stargazing. 

Enjoy a cup of Juhyo coffee while gazing at the starry sky at the Sancho Terrace. This terrace has beach chairs, deck chairs, and hammocks for you to relax. 

You can even see the night view of Sendai and the lights of ships sailing on the Pacific Ocean. This is the first time that the Hyakumannin Terrace will be open at nighttime. Located outside Juhyo Kogen Station, the Hyakumannin Terrace offers a different view of the starry sky and night view. 

Even on cloudy days, you can see the sparkling night view of Yamagata. Visit these two stargazing spots and enjoy the beautiful night view with a premium experience.

General Information

Day ticket: 3,800 yen
Opening Times
*Please see the Zao Ropeway website for the dates of the tour.

17:00~ (Minimum 25 min. to Jizo summit station)
Last time to ascend 19:50
Last down (summit line) 20:45
From JR Yamagata Station, take a bus bound for Zao Onsen (40 minutes) and 10 minutes walk from the last stop
30 minutes from Yamagata-Zao Interchange (Yamagata Expressway)
Car Park
Standard-sized vehicles: 150 spaces
Large buses: 10 spaces
Official Website
Zao Ropeway
・Please note that this program may be cancelled in the case of sudden change in the weather.


Zao Ropeway Zao Sanroku Station
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