Best 7 Ski Resorts for A Day Trip From Tokyo 2019-2020

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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.

→The Best Guide in Hakuba, Japan-Access, Each season’s activitiy. Onsen, Accommodation and much more-

→The 7 Best Hakuba Luxury&Boutiqu Accommodations/Hotels in Nagano, Japan

→Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field-HAKUBA S-CLASS 〜VIP lounge & Priority pass-

→【2019-2020】Japan Ski Resort Snow Report-Nagano, Hakuba, and more-



→Shoya Maruhachi(庄屋丸八)/Hatago Maruhachi(旅籠丸八)

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.

→Nagano Winter Trip

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.

→more Nozawa onsen Information

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!

→more Karuizawa Information

→Popular pond in Karuizawa: Kumoba Pond

Let’s enjoy winter activity near Tokyo!

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