Situated in the breathtakingly beautiful Northern Japan Alps, Hakuba is becoming a prime destination for skiers and boarders of all levels. The host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, Hakuba has over 200 different trails, exceptional powder and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan. Within Hakuba, there are nine ski resorts stretched across a broad valley, and provides more terrain, vertical rise and advanced ski and snowboard slopes than anywhere in Japan. The abundant snow falls and excellent powder conditions make Hakuba a perennial top choice of skiers and snowboarders from around the world.
|1. Tokyo city tour
Start at Asakusa, the oldest district of Tokyo. Walk through Nakamise Arcade lined with craft shops and snack stands, on the way to Sensoji – the oldest temple in Tokyo. Visit Kiyosumi Garden, and stroll through the beautifully trimmed pine trees and pond with koi carps. The tour will not be complete without a trip to Ginza, the most prestigious area in Tokyo, lined with international and local brand boutiques.
|2. Sake-tasting at Local Distillery
Tokyo Prefecture has large mountainous areas with great spring water that allows the making of a good sake, as water is a key ingredient, apart from rice. At this local distillery, sake-tasting will consists of a variety of sake – from modern and sophisticated sake like ginjyo or dai-ginjyo to revived sake that followed the recipe from the Edo Period.
|3. Full day private off piste tour
Perfect for the seasoned skier or boarder, Hakuba has excellent side-country access where you can get the best taste possible of Hakuba Off Piste. Accompanied by a ski guide, access the slopes with the lift services of the resorts and ride the excellent “side-country” terrain.
- • Travel period: December 2017 – February 2018.
- • Price per person is based on a group of 8 to travel.
- • Price does not include airfare.
- • Package does not include rental of ski equipments and chair lifts.