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.