NAGANO NIIGATA

Our first, most popular and most repeated tour: an unforgettable journey of authentic cultural immersion and unbeatable skiing. Lots of friendly local interaction, some of the country's snowiest micro-climates, vibrant Tokyo, amazing food and soothing hot springs make this a bucket-list favorite. 

TOUR DETAILS

JPY ¥395,000 per person

(based on group size of 6 people)

11 days/ 10 nights

10 night’s accommodation

11 breakfasts and 5 dinners

8 days lift passes at up to 6 different ski areas

Luggage courier

All transport and transfers between destinations

Full services of English speaking bilingual guide

Ski coaching on request

Various cultural interactions

SNOW

8 days skiing or riding at our choice of these ski areas

Seki Onsen

Akakura

Charmant Hiuchi

ARAI

Madarao/Tangram

Nozawa Onsen

STAY

 4 star modern Tokyo hotel

Relaxing Onsen Ryokan

Friendly family inns

Charming Minshuku B&b's

EAT

Due to the secluded nature of some, and the sheer quality of others, we will eat many meals in house at our accommodations. Delicious and nutritious Japanese meals mainly in the Kaiseki style.

BATHE

A big part of any Japan trip is soaking your tired legs in a natural hot spring bath. It is a great way to finish off your ski day.

Two of our accommodations have natural hot springs baths on their property, with another being a short walk to any of 13 different free onsen.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day One -  Meet Guide at Tokyo airport. Sightseeing , dinner and drinks in Tokyo. Stay Tokyo.

Day Two - More time in Tokyo. Travel by Shinkansen to Nozawa Onsen. Stay Nozawa Onsen.

Day Three - Skiing or riding at Nozawa Onsen ski area. Stay Nozawa Onsen.

Day Four - Skiing or riding at Nozawa Onsen ski area. Stay Nozawa Onsen.

Day Five - Skiing or riding at Kijimadaira ski area. Travel to and stay near Charmant Hiuchi.

Day Six - Skiing or riding at Charmant Hiuchi Ski area. Sumo stable visit and party with the locals. Stay near Charmant Hiuchi

Day Seven -  Skiing or riding at Lotte Arai Resort. Stay in Myoko area.

Day Eight - Skiing and riding at Seki Onsen. Stay in Myoko area.

Day Nine - Skiing and riding at Akakura Kanko ski area. Stay in Myoko area.

Day Ten - Skiing and riding at Madarao and Tangram ski areas. Stay in Myoko area.

Day Eleven - Direct Taxi service to Tokyo airports for departure.

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