ABOUT Nozawa Onsen
- Nozawa Onsen (Nagano) is one of the most stunning traditional resorts in Japan. The local-run town feels like true Japan, while having all the western conveniences
- With abundant powder, Nozawa has plenty of terrain for beginners, powder chasers and backcountry riders to explore
- The village has over a dozen free natural hot springs, fantastic restaurants and friendly nightlife
Nozawa Onsen AccommodationNozawa is known for its traditional Japanese accommodation. Check out our favourite options here.
Ski PackagesFully customisable Nozawa packages including accommodation, flights, lift passes, lessons and more.
Group ToursJoin our guided tour through Nozawa which receives an abundant of Japow. The resort boast a ton of awesome tree runs and some amazing backcountry terrain which our guides are happy to show you
day toursIf you have a rest day or need a break from the snow here are some options for a great day out of the resort.
Nozawa Onsen DiningThere are endless dining choices in Nozawa. Doors will be closed but if a light is on and you see a red lantern then step in. Many menus are written in Japanese and English and venues are small and cosy.
How to get to
Nozawa OnsenYou have a few different options for getting to Nozawa Onsen from Tokyo and other cities. Check out which option is best for you.
Nozawa Onsen Trail MapsNozawa Onsen has only one ski area, however it is extensive with over 297 hectares of skiable terrain. Find out exactly what Nozawa Onsen has on offer with our resort guide and trail map.
Nozawa Onsen School
Group ToursLooking to plan an overseas school tour to Nozawa? Let us do the organisation for you with our team of experienced travel specialists.
Featured Nozawa Onsen 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 [...]
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 [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook
Third Time’s A Charm! Evelina Nilsson deep in some Hakuba powder and another La Nina this season is likely to produce days like these. Photo: Zoya Lynch Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper As the Australian snow season draws to a [...]
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