||Our aim and passion is to provide our customers with a place for relaxation and a place of comfort at a charming mountain village lodge surrounded by beautiful nature.
||We love Kamikochi and are proud to be part of an organization to preserve nature and environment of the area.
||We put all our energy and resources to create a beautiful rich life in a natural environment.
||While we consider the comfort of our guest, we try to minimize the effect on our environment.
||Our motto is “What is a Real Mountain Lodge?”
||The founder, Hideo Okuhara, separates from Itoya (parent company) and names it Nishi-Itoya.
||He builds a shop for mountain climbers and campers.
||He builds a mountain lodge next to the shop.
||Bus service to Kamikochi is inaugurated.
||Kamikochi is designated as a part of Chuyubusangaku National Park.
||Kamikochi is given a special status within the National Park.
||The main mountain lodge is constructed on the site.
||The lodge is registered as Nishi-Itoya Co.
||North building is added.
||Celebration of 50th Anniversary since the founding of Nishi-Itoya.
||The founder’s brother builds a hotel in Norikura Kougen.
||The North and Main lodges are renovated, a lounging area is added.
Okuhara, at Chinese Karakorm(1998)