The Winter Ski Season runs from December 15th to March 31st.
Day 1: Welcome to Hakuba
From Tokyo, take the bus transfer to Hakuba ski resort and head directly to your hotel. Once settled in, pick up your gear from the Ski & Snowboard rental and head to Hakuba-Mura for a traditional Japanese dinner. To get around, take the free shuttle bus. Don’t forget to get an early night’s rest so you have plenty of energy for the first day on the slopes! Download the shuttle bus timetable here.
Day 2: Fresh snow, here I come!
Pick up your ski pass from the front desk of your hotel and take the shuttle bus to one of the resorts many Gondolas. Hakuba is known for its incredible powder snow, so get an early start to carve through those fresh tracks! Finish the day at Mimizuku-no-yu, an onsen (Japanese hot spring), to relax your aching muscles as you take in the incredible mountain views. For more information about onsens.
Day 3-6: Ski like an Olympian!
With plenty of tracks to choose from, no day needs to be the same! Why not ski in the tracks of Olympic Alpine Medallists Katja Seizinger and Kazuyoshi Funaki?Check out where it all took place – 2008 Winter Olympics.
Day 7: Homeward Bound
Wave goodbye to the mountains and return to Tokyo on the Hakuba-Tokyo bus transfer.