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Arai Area Map

LOTTE Arai Resort is located adjoining to Myoko-Togakushi Renzan National Park and is 30 minutes from the Joetsumyoko Station of the Hokuriku Shinkansen,.as well as only 10 minutes from the highway interchange, making it a perfect access access point for attractions, no matter what the season.
The attractions shown on this map are all located approximately one hour or less from LOTTE Arai Resort.
Whether you’re a nature-lover, a history aficionado, a foodie, or even a casual traveler, this is the perfect starting point for your next northern Shinetsu adventure.

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Railways

The Myoko, Joetsu, and Itoigawa areas are almost all within walking distance if you use Myoko’s Haneuma Line (Myoko Kogen - Naoetsu) and the Nihonkai Hisui Line (Naoetsu - Ichiburi).
With attractions aplenty along the route, you’ll never be bored.
You can choose to relax aboard one of the local trains that stops at every station, or feast on scenery and cuisine aboard the popular luxury train Setsugekka.
No matter the season or what you’re looking for, the local trains will provide a perfect mode of transportation.
They also provide a convenient way to take a day trip out to the towns near the resort.
Naturally, LOTTE Arai Resorts is also pleased to provide a shuttle bus that will take you to Joetsumyoko Station free of charge.


Bus (winter)

LOTTE Arai Resorts provides a convenient shuttle bus which runs daily to skiing locations all around the Myoko Kogen and Akakura Onsen areas.
The shuttle departs in the early morning and afternoon, then returns to the resort early the same evening, making it perfect for guests staying several nights.
If you transfer at the Myoko Kogen bus terminal, you can even adapt your trip to squeeze in a visit to Jigokudani Yaen-Koen (Jigokudani Monkey Park), Nozawaonsen, or Madarao Kogen.
For people who’d like take a day’s break from skiing and snowboarding, the daily tour bus which travels from Takada to Naoetsu and Joetsu Aquarium Umigatari might be just the thing.
You can also board the bus at LOTTE Arai Resort.

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Taxi

If you’d like to learn the local history and taste the local cuisine, this taxi service might be right for you.
They offer a variety of original routes that only a local taxi service can provide.
Their explanations are easy to follow and their prices are affordable, so relax and enjoy your mini-vacation with full peace of mind.
Reservations can be made at the hotel front desk.