ABOUT Nozawa Onsen
Located in the Nagano prefecture, Nozawa Onsen is one of the most stunning traditional Japanese resorts in the country. This local-run town still feels like true Japan while having all the western conveniences. The village has over a dozen free natural hot springs which are the perfect way to end a day on the mountain. Nozawa receives the abundant powder Japan is famous for, with plenty of terrain for beginners, powder chasers and backcountry riders to explore. Nozawa Onsen also has fantastic restaurants and a fun and friendly nightlife with a mix of bars, clubs and classic karaoke dens.DOWNLOAD NOZAWA ONSEN INSIDER'S GUIDE
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.
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A showcase of everything Nozawa Onsen has to offer!
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