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OMACHI

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Enjoy the finer things in a hot spring town on Hakuba's doorstep Just 40 minutes from Hakuba, Omachi is local to the ski resorts of Kashimayari Sports Village and Jiigatake. Its hot spring area of Omachi Onsenkyo is set in deep forest, and skiers and snowboarders overnight here from Hakuba to en… Read More

MADARAO KOGEN

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√ Two interconnected resorts famous for deep 'Madapow' √ Amazing tree runs, natural bowls, jumps and half-pipe √ Ski-in, ski-out accommodation with delicious local dining Madarao Kogen is an all-season alpine resort in the far north of Nagano Prefecture, with magnificent views to the Sea of Ja… Read More

ZAO ONSEN

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This traditional ski resort reigns supreme in Japan The historic hot spring town of Zao Onsen lies within the Zao Mountain Range, an impressive cluster of stratovolcanoes 40 minutes from Yamagata City. Legend has it that a wounded warrior stumbled upon the first spring-head in the area after a b… Read More

TOKACHIDAKE

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For hungry riders on a raw powder diet Tokachidake is nature in the Hokkaido Powder Belt 'as is'. There are no lifts, no groomed runs, and no crowds; just pure powder to be enjoyed. The area consists of Tokachidake, a 2,077-metre volcano, and Tokachidake Onsen, a hot spring village dotted with w… Read More

SHIBU ONSEN

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The neighbouring town to the snow monkey park, full of charm and tradition Shibu Onsen is a quaint hot spring town in Nagano Prefecture that opens up behind a curtain of steam, revealing traditions and architecture of years passed, still standing tall and proud. The town's original spring-head w… Read More

Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area

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Shiga Kogen is a popular ski destination featuring 18 ski resorts, and the Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area is made up of 13 of those resorts. This area is the closest to Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen as well as the popular Snow Monkey Park, and it’s the gateway to Shiga Kogen. The Shiga Kogen Cent… Read More

Hakuba Lion Adventure

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Hakuba Lion Adventure is a biggest outdoor activity tour company in Hakuba that will help you experience all of the above and so many more activities. To ensure a safe and reliable adventure in Hakuba ‘s wildness. Get Hakuba Lion Adventure’s expert adventures guide you. Also need a bit spice for… Read More

Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU

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Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU is the largest resort in Niseko and enjoys the greater volume of the 1,308-metre Mount Niseko Annupri. The resort affords skiers the choice of thirty unique courses, nine of which stretch beyond a kilometre and one lengthy 5.6-kilometre cruise. Along these courses,… Read More

Nagano Snow Shuttle

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The Nagano Snow Shuttle is the largest snow bus transfer operator in the central Japan region, with 7 return runs per day from both of Tokyo’s International Airports (4 to Narita, and 3 to Haneda), and includes all the major ski resorts in the Nagano Area (Hakuba Valley, Nozawa Onsen, Shiga Kog… Read More

Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort

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Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort is located within the Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park. There are nine courses with a good spread of terrain for all kinds of skiers and snowboarders, a Free Line Park and a kids park - as well as acres upon acres of backcountry skiing. The best time to visit would b… Read More

Hokkaido Resort Liner

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Hokkaido Resort Liner is the biggest ski bus operator in Hokkaido, comfortably transporting over 300,000 guests every winter. Travelers have the luxury of syncing their bus and flight networks, so that transport is convenient, and the network passes a range of hotels within Sapporo City, so guests … Read More

Toyota Rent-a-Car Furano Branch

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Make your stay in Japan convenient and hassle-free for your family and friends with the Toyota Rent-A-Car at the Furano Branch. Renting a car makes travelling even more enjoyable as you can access almost any location, especially those distant from public transport. Toyota Rent-A-Car cater to eve… Read More

Alpine Visitor Center

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The Furano Alpine Visitor Center is best known for their adventurous outdoor activities for groups and families in our rustic style lodging. It’s the perfect destination to unwind in any Japanese season, with a magnificent view of the Taisetsuzan Range and a smoking volcano. They have indulged t… Read More

OTARU

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Snowed under in Hokkaido A seafood lover's paradise near Sapporo, steeped in historic charm A VISIT to Otaru is a trip back in time to nineteenth-century Japan. Beautifully maintained European heritage buildings constructed during this era still line its picturesque canal district, and on the i… Read More

Madarao Mountain Resort

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Owing to its enviously diverse slopes of icing sugar “Madapow”, Madarao Mountain Resort is a true treasure. Madarao is within 2.5 hours’ reach from Tokyo, with a comfortable bullet train ride to Iiyama Station followed by a short shuttle bus. It’s here skiers and boarders find 31 unique courses wit… Read More

OSAKA

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Osaka: The Vibrant City of Old and New The world famous Osaka is the capital of west Japan; a trade and cultural hub that offers a completely different experience to that of Tokyo city. Located in the Kansai region of Japan, Osaka is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan. You could sa… Read More

KOBE

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Gateway to Japan and rugby. Tokyo and very slightly to the west of Osaka is the city of Kobe. One of the most well known port city in Japan, and it is located in the Kansai region. Kobe looks up to the gorgeous mountains that surround the city and its many varied and unique sceneries attract vis… Read More