- Hakuba Valley (Nagano) is home to 10 ski resorts accessible on the one lift pass
- With endless terrain, epic day tours and extensive dining and nightlife options, it’s one of the most popular ski resorts in Japan
- Less than four hours from Tokyo Airport on the Shinkansen Bullet Train, it’s easily accessible. Plus, we have an office in Happo Village to assist you during your stay
Hakuba AccommodationView the best properties across the Hakuba valley from backpacker lodges to luxury hotels and apartments.
Ski PackagesFully customisable Hakuba packages including flights, accommodation, lift passes, lessons and more.
Group ToursLooking to chase that famous Japow? Our mountain guides know Japan very well and have spend many season riding around the country! We have some awesome trips throughout Japan and can also offer custom tours for private groups.
day toursHakuba has so much to do off the mountain. From snow monkeys, sake tasting, snow mobiling, castles and heaps more.
Hakuba DiningThere are so many amazing dining and nightlife options throughout the Hakuba Valley. Check out some of our favourites.
How to get to
HakubaThere are a few different ways you can get to Hakuba from Tokyo and other cities. Check out which option is best for you.
Hakuba Trail MapsThe Hakuba Valley consists of 10 ski resorts all on the one lift pass, offering so much terrain for everyone. Check out all the resorts here.
Group ToursLooking to plan an overseas school tour to Hakuba? Let us do the organisation for you with our team of experienced travel specialists.
Featured Hakuba Articles
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – January Update : A Few Speed Bumps Then Snowy Business as Usual
Beautiful turn in beautiful snow by @kassun1048 last week in Niseko. Photo: Adam Kroenert /Oyuki Japan Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The Japanese snow season is in full swing after a few very fruitful weeks. La Nina is on its w [...]
Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast, Dec 15 – Continuous Storm Cycles as Japan the Sleeping Giant Wakes
Stefan Boers hooking into the Hokkaido powder earlier this week. Photo: @austinpowder Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Valid Thursday 15thDecember to Thursday 22ndDecember Kon’nichiwa my fine, fellow powder pundits, and welcome [...]
Hakuba Valley – Everything You Need for an Unforgettable Skiing Experience
The Northern Alps providing a spectacular backdrop in Hakuba Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Located in the north of Nagano prefecture and just a one-hour drive from the city of Nagano, the Hakuba Valley is one of the world’s g [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – December Update
James Winfield, Niseko, December 31, 2021. Indications are snowfalls will ramp up in late December, so we may celebrate New Year’s Eve in a similar fashion this year.Photo: Sea and Summit Photography / @nisekojapan Mountainwat [...]
World Snow Wrap, Dec 3rd – Finally, Fresh Snow in Europe and Japan, Dumping in the US and Canada
Megan Dingham living the dream in Alta on Tuesday after 43cms of light powder. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss The northern hemisphere winter is starting to settle in and there have been some good snowfalls acr [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – November Update
The signs are looking favourable for good early season snow in Honshu resorts like Shiga Kogan. Photo: Classic Resorts Japan Mountainwatch | Grasshopper Japan, a giant in the world of snow, currently lies sleeping under just a li [...]
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