The absolute pioneer of mountaineering trips in Japan.
Mitsuhiko Yoshino, the ex-chairman of ALPINE and the very first Japanese to reach the summit of the Matterhorn North face in 1965, made it possible to conduct a hiking tour to the European Alps in 1969. People were yearning for that far place then.
ALPINE has conducted a trekking tour to the Nepal Himalayas for the first time in Japan. We have blazed a trail for the travel industry by expanding our destinations to Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Langtang, as well as the Himalayas of India and Bhutan.
Kilimanjaro, which straddles the borders of Kenya and Tanzania, offers adventurous trekking, climbing up and down a trail with a difference in elevation of over 4,000 meters. Staying overnight in a safari lodge at the foot of Kilimanjaro lets you explore the otherworldly wildlife of the savanna.
“The Canadian Rockies” is a collective name for the mountains of Western Canada. A hike through the Canadian Rockies rewards you with views of its spectacular mountain ridges, glaciers, and mountain crags. Beautiful glacial lakes and blooming alpine plants thriving in harsh conditions, are spread across the national parks.
The Karakoram Range withholds numerous mountains that peak over 7000-8000m, including the renowned K2. It is one of the most extreme mountain ranges on Earth along with the Nepal Himalayas, and picturesque views await all along its trails.
New Zealand is one of the most advanced countries in the world, when it comes to nature conservation. Sublime, yet well-managed national parks are scattered all over the country, making it a paradise for trekking and hiking.
Alaska, on the edge of the North American continent, may well be known as the Earth's last frontier. Numerous mountains including the majestic Denali forms many ranges across the land, where you may encounter the wildlife of tundra and coniferous taiga.
With the Andes Range stretching across the whole continent and Patagonia on its tip, the South American realms of Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Argentina is a treasure trove of nature habitat. Deepening knowledge on its history, culture, and people will add further charm to your journey in the region.