A showcase of everything the Hakuba Valley has to offer!
Huge snowfalls Just over 3 hours from Tokyo Fantastic bars & restaurants Combination of Japanese & Western influence 9 different ski resorts Terrain for beginners to advanced Off-piste tree runs, side country and back country 135 lifts and 200+ runs Japanese cultural activities Public and private onsens
Just over three hours from downtown Tokyo in the Northern Japanese Alps – Hakuba is an experience incomparable to others. The valley can claim more sunshine than its neighbours, a cluster of mountains with wide ranging terrain, delicious restaurants, great bars, huge snowfalls and the steepest runs of the country’s 600 alpine resorts.
For those who have rightfully decided to tick this off their bucket list of must-ski destinations, here is an insider’s guide for what is one of Japan’s largest winter resorts.