When winter season comes, those who love skiing and snowboarding always go to the famous and popular ski resorts around Tokyo. However, maybe they always visit the same ski resort because other resorts are not known by them. In this article, we offer information best 7 ski resorts near Tokyo and rich variation. Beginners and Pro can enjoy winter activity in Japan!
Hakuba Ski Resort, Nagano
10 ski resort in Hakuba(白馬) is collectively called Hakuba Valley. There is a Hakuba valley in the foot of the Northern Alps in the North area of Nagano. Hakuba Valley is an international mountain resort After this area was used as a place of Nagano Winter Olympic in 1998.
GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort (Niigata)
GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort is located in Yuzawa town, Nigata prefecture. which can be enjoyed by beginners and middle-level skier and snowboarder. Direct the resort in as little as only 75 minutes by Shinkansen from Tokyo Station! Really good access ski resort!
Shiga Kogen Plateau Ski Resort, Nagano
Shiga Highlands(志賀高原) is a magnificent ski resort in winter. Ski areas are connected by a useful shuttle bus service. It is famous for the skier that Shiga-Kogen’s snow quality is great! Shiga-Kogen Plateau was entered as a Biosphere Conservation Area (UNESCO Eco Park) by UNESCO. There are an original ecosystem and society and beautiful landscape.
Fujimi Panorama Resort, Nagano
Fujimi panorama resort in the mountain town of Fujimi, on the slopes of Suwa’s Mt. Nyukasa. The snow resort is close enough to Tokyo for a day trip. Even better, stay overnight and explore the Suwa area(Lake Suwa, Suwa Shrine). We recommend beginners.
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, Nagano
Nozawa Onsen(野沢温泉) is a well-renowned ski area in Japan. Nozawa Onsen is located at the foot of Kenashi mountain which has a resource (gensen) at its center. Nozawa Onsen is a popular hot spring health. There are 13 atmospheric public bathhouses called Soto-yu in the Onsen district.
Snow Town Yeti in Shizuoka Prefecture
Snow town Yeti is located near Mt, Fuji, visitors can see Japanese symbolic mountains during skiing and snowboarding. Actually the ski resort opens the fastest all around Japan, usually opening the middle of October. It also has night games.
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort, Nagano
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort is one of the easiest accessible resorts from Tokyo. Visitors can reach there in about an hour by Shinkansen. The ski resort offers good condition slopes mainly for beginner and intermediate level skiers, as well as snow parks. There is one of the biggest outlet mall in Japan. Visitors can enjoy activities and shopping!
Let’s enjoy winter activity near Tokyo!
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