- 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
Mountainwatch Guide to Myoko – Japan’s Powder Capital and Second Stop on The Golden Snowmads Tour
Myoko is regarded as the powder capital of Japan for good reason – 15 metres average annual snowfall means there are a lot days like this. Photo: Grant Gunderson Mountainwatch | Joe Stanco After visiting Minakami and Tenjinda [...]
First Snow Has Fallen and Resorts are Open!
As the mountains across the Northern Hemisphere are starting to disappear under a blanket of snow, ski enthusiasts around the world are starting to dust off their gear, in preparation for those first powder turns! In Japan, Niseko [...]
2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – Grasshopper’s November Update
Niseko and Mt Yotei after this week’s snowfalls cleared. Photo: 360niseko Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper First North America, then Europe, and now Japan is on the map after the first proper snowstorm of the season came through [...]
2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – What We Can Expect in an El Nino Year
Drew Jolowicz finding deep powder at Appi Kogen, northern Honshu, in Feb 2020 a season that experienced a moderate to strong El Niño. Photo: Dylan Robinson Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Here we go folks, another Japanese snow [...]
Embrace the Myoko Magic: A Safe, Fun, and Enlightening Backcountry Adventure
Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the winter wonderland of Myoko, Japan. Our daily backcountry tours are more than just adventure; they’re about prioritising your safety, ensuring you have a blast, and [...]
Mountainwatch Travel’s Guide to Myoko Kogen
There are so many Japanese resorts to choose from and Myoko Kogen has got to be one of our favourites. Joe Stanco, owner and operator of Joey’s Myoko, has been living in Myoko for a few winters now. As well as owning his rental [...]
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