This is a doorway to Zao trekking, during which you can enjoy a wide panoramic view of forest green to your heart’s content.

Zao Ropeway

Use Zao Ropeway if you are heading toward the peak. Take Sanroku Line from Zao Sanroku Station, get off at Juhyo-Kogen Station, change to Sancho Line, and get off at Zao Sancho Station. Then, you are already near the peak. The gondola wobbling, and provides a comfortable ride. You can enjoy a 360° wide panoramic view from the seat.

Forest green looked down from a gondola is exceptional. You may instinctively feel like taking out your smartphone for taking a picture.

Zao Ropeway
229-3, Zaoonsen, Yamagata
Open: 8:30 - 17:00 (Sanroku Station), 8:45 - 16:45 (Sancho Station)
Closed: Open throughout the year (Temporarily closed due to inclement weather)