A Campsite Close to Tokyo

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE in Saitama is conveniently located approximately two hours from Tokyo by car. Camping is very popular in Japan today, where visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the great outdoors. The spacious site is equipped with both camping and glamping facilities, as well as bungalows. Many people use these facilities to immerse themselves in nature and get away from their day-to-day troubles.

Video Introduction of NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE in Nagatoro, Saitama

Image of Nagatoro Gorge
Photo:Nagatoro Gorge

This video, introducing NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE in Nagatoro, Saitama via aerial footage, was uploaded by "Campism."

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE is a vast family campground located in Nagatoro, Saitama, a town rich in nature. It's also popular for water-based activities! The campground offers a full range of accommodations, including camping, glamping, and bungalows. There are also barbecue spaces and a riffle where campers can play in the river, as well as facilities that accommodate female campers. A variety of camping styles can be enjoyed here.

7 Types of Tent Sites! Women-Only, Solo Sites, and More!

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Photo:Camping at night

There are seven types of tent sites available for camping! Women-only and solo sites are also available.

P: Premium Site
M: Forest Site
S: Starry Sky Site
A: Aozora Site
V: View Site
H: Hammock Site
D: Dog Free Site

[Video] 0:45 - The different tent sites

The spacious "view site" is an area along the river paved with bricks. The main reason for its popularity is that it overlooks the lovely Arakawa River.

The "Premium sites" are individually separated and private, taking advantage of the natural terrain along the river. Perfect for those who want to enjoy camping with just family and friends! The "Girls' Site," for women only, is often used for events.

Located in the central area of NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE, the "Aozora Site" is a spacious site with a view of the blue sky on clear days. There's also the "Hammock Site" popular among families, "Starry Sky Site" where you can gaze at the stars on a clear night, and the "Forest Site" surrounded by trees through which the sunlight filters through beautifully.

Furthermore, there's the "Dog Free Site," which is fenced off for campers with dogs so that they can enjoy some time off their leashes. The Solo Site provides exclusive campsites for one person, which is great for solo campers looking to camp in this location.

A Full Range of Accommodations, Including Popular Glamping Accommodations and Bungalows

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE also offers a full range of accommodations, including the popular glamping and bungalow facilities. Glamping is a stylish way to enjoy camping, and there are two types of rooms to choose from.

There are indoor glamping tents where guests sleep in tents pitched indoors, and glamping cottages with stylish bohemian and oriental-style interiors, each with rooms for 2 and 4 persons, respectively.

All bungalows are equipped with a roof and a kamado (Japanese-style cooking stove), so you don't have to worry about the weather. There are a variety of types to choose from, including standard wooden bungalows, bungalows unique to this area, and bungalows with Wi-Fi and pet-friendly facilities.
[Video] 2:20 - A look at the accommodations

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE - Comfy for Female Campers and Small Children!

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE has a full range of facilities for female campers and small children. A brightly lit women-only powder room and women-only shower room are available, as well as "Waku Waku Hiroba," and "Ehon no Heya" (lit. "Picturebook Room"), two spaces for small children to play.

A wide range of products are sold at the local store, from food and seasonings to kitchenware, daily necessities, outdoor goods, and official NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE goods. Tools, such as pots, pans, BBQ stoves, and cooler boxes can be rented here as well.


There are various sightseeing spots around NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE. You can enjoy fishing in the river as well, but we recommend playing in the river and soaking up the sun. Nagatoro Line Kudari is an exciting boat ride down the Arakawa River, and popular activities such as SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) and rafting can also be experienced here as well.

Other attractions include Mukuge Nature Park, where visitors can enjoy seasonal flowers, and Hodosan Shrine, one of the three shrines in Chichibu and awarded a Michelin Star by the Michelin Green Guide Japan.

In addition, there are various tourist attractions, such as the Saitama Prefectural Museum of Nature, which exhibits plants and fossils found in Chichibu and Nagatoro, Nagatoro Iwadatami, formed from uplifted schist, and a day spa to soothe the body and mind.

The video shows the charms of NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE surrounded by rich nature via beautiful drone footage. Be sure to check it out. Consider visiting NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE, a great place for female campers and an area close to central Tokyo where even small children can enjoy themselves!

NAGATORO AUTO CAMP SITE Facility Information
【Address】559-1 Ido, Nagatoro, Chichibu District, Saitama 369-1312
By car: 20 minutes from the Hanazono Interchange via the Kanetsu Expressway.
By train: 20 minutes on foot from Nogami Station via the Chichibu Railway line.
【Camping Season】March 10 - December 26
【Campsite Office Hours】9:00~17:00
Camping: ¥2500~ (Excluding women only and solo camping)
Glamping: ¥19,000~
Bungalows: ¥11,000~ (If air-conditioned)
※Fees vary by type of camping and season. A separate facility use fee of 600 yen for adults and 300 yen for children (free for preschool children) is required for each night of stay.
【Reservations】Reservations can be made through the "Availability Search/Online Reservations" on the official home page. (The blue box)


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Last Updated : May. 21, 2022
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