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Furano is situated in Hokkaido`s beautiful Daisetsu-zan National Park. The ski resort with over 950 vertical meters of skiing is one of Japan`s biggest and most famous resorts. Skiing Furano is spectacular, with virtually every run giving you great views of the peak of Mt Furano and the summits of Hokkaido`s highest mountains.
Myoko Kogen ski resort is located one hour north of Nagano Japan in the Niigata prefecture. Founded in the 1930’s Myoko Kogen ski resort is claimed to be the oldest ski locations in Japan and is made up of nine mountains with three distinctive areas.
There is something for everyone at Mt Naeba, which combines the Naeba and Kagura Ski Areas to form a comprehensive winter resort located just two hours from Tokyo. Renowned for superb snow conditions and extensive family-friendly facilities, this is a truly convenient destination for outstanding skiing, snowboarding, sledding and other winter activities. Dominating the Naeba area is the newly renovated ski-in, ski-out Naeba Prince Hotel with 1,224 wonderfully appointed rooms, 20 scrumptuous restaurants and a dazzling array of shops, hot springs, game centers and other attractions. Plenty of local dining options are located a short walk from the hotel. Next to Naeba is Kagura Ski Resort, which is linked via the world’s longest gondola. Experience the thrilling 5.5-km ride through majestic mountain scenery and arrive in another entirely different resort that will impress any snowboarder or backcountry skier. Getting There: Take the JR Joestsu Shinkansen, just 70 minutes from Tokyo Station. Disembark at Echigo Yuzawa Station. Complimentary Transfers operate between Echigo Yuzawa Station and Naeba Prince Hotel from 9:15am and 9:40pm (subject to change) for all Prince Hotel guests. Operating Dates: 19 Dec to 31 March.
Niseko is regarded as one of Japan’s top 5 resorts. Equipped with an efficient lift system, mostly gondolas and covered chairlifts so even on the most extreme blizzard days, you can ride in comfort. Bad weather does not mean bad visibility in Niseko, as the resort has an abundance of tree runs and being low in altitude it rarely experiences true whiteout conditions that are often found in North American or European resorts of higher altitud Niseko is made up of 5 different resorts: Annupuri, Higashiyama, Hirafu, Hanazono and Moiwa. Hirafu is where the majority of our customers stay, with easy access to Annupuri, Higashiyama and Hanazono from the top of the mountain or by shuttle bus from Hirafu. Getting Around: Niseko is four resorts in one: Hanazone, Annupuri, Higashiyama and Hirafu, linked by shuttle buses during the season, approximately November till April. A free bus operates if holding an All Mountain Pass, while a Shuttle Bus provides lift access and transport for visitors around Hirafu village. Kutchan Go Bus is a free nightly service that runs between Hirafu and Kutchan up until around 11.30pm, perfect for those who like an evening out. Activities/Events: The Niseko area offers great backcountry, cat skiing and snowmobiling for those who want to get away from the 3 main Niseko ski resorts. And to sooth those aches and pains why not try one of Niseko's famous onsen (hot springs). Other options include a range of activities from indoor rock climbing to winter white water rafting.
Nozawa Onsen is one of the classic ski resorts in Japan that has expanded over a 70 year period into one of the largest ski areas in the country servicing more than 50 kilometres of trails.
Rusutsu is one of Japan’s most popular resorts all the year round. If you don’t like sharing when it comes to untracked powder then Rusutsu is the place for you. The main advantage Rusutsu has over other resorts in Hokkaido is the accessibility of the tree runs and back country.
Shiga Kogen is a cosy ski resort nestled in the heart of the Joshinetsu National Park in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Famous for its grand scale, ranging ski terrain, amazing panoramic views, and powder quality snow.
Tomamu is situated in central Hokkaido and while it may not receive as much snow as coastal destinations like Niseko it’s snow quality is better and there are very few people their to track it out, the end result is you can still find fresh pristine powder a week after a storm.