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Overview
Come and explore the vast Hakuba valley and some of the best powder skiing in Japan. The Japanese Alps average 12+ meters of beautiful powder snow each year and no other mountain range in Japan has comparable terrain with amazing powder! It doesn't get much better than this in Japan or anywhere else in the world!

Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Multi seater AC van

Detailed Itinerary

At your arrival at the airport, you will meet our English-speaking assistant. Your luggage and ski equipment (if brought from Australia) will be transferred directly to your hotel in Hakuba Valley. You will then move to the center of Tokyo by our private coach transfer service from the airport.
You will ride on shinkansen from Tokyo station to Nagano station. Proceed to check-in and rest for the day!

Accommodation: 4 stars hotel
Hotel Metropolitan Nagano or similar(1 night)
Superior twin rooms , Breakfast included

In the morning, you will head to Hakuba Valley by taxi, accompanied by a professional guide.. It is one of Japan's most popular ski destinations, with excellent snow conditions and a variety of ski resorts for all levels! Today, you will spend most of your day at the Cortina ski resort, which is located right next to your hotel.

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Free ski day at Hakuba Cortina Ski Resort. Known as Hakuba's powder snow, this ski resort is known for the large amount of snow that falls each year. The abundance of snow at this ski resort allows you to enjoy taking a leisurely ski stroll through
the forest or ski off-piste! Icing on the cake: You can also enjoy to the Hakuba Norikura Onsen Resort, connected with Cortina Ski Resort and can be accessed with your Hakuba Valley Lift Ticket.

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Today, why don’t you visit Happo-One Ski Resort, famed for hosting the downhill and ski jumping events in the 1998 Olympic Games? This resort is particularly popular with advanced skiers from across the world, yet it is available to all ski levels. You can use a taxi to travel to Happo-One ski resort in the morning. (Rest assured as the taxi has enough spaces for your ski equipment!). Enjoy the best ski resort in Hakuba to the fullest!

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Free ski day in Hakuba Cortina Ski Resort. Enjoy your time at the ski resort to the fullest!

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Free ski day in Hakuba Cortina Ski Resort. Make the most of your stay at the ski resort!

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Today, we head to Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort, which is the 2nd largest ski resort in Hakuba! It takes less than 20 mins by Hakuba shuttle bus from Cortina Ski Resort (covered by your Hakuba Valley Ticket). From 6/7 PAX and up, we recommend to use a taxi to get there.
Estimated taxi fee: 4100 JPY per taxi, 14 mins one-way (4 passengers at maximum)

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Free ski day in Hakuba Cortina resort. Make the most of your final day at the ski resort! In the evening, your luggage (and your own equipment if brought from Australia) will be safely transferred to the airport, allowing you to enjoy
the rest of the itinerary without large pieces of luggage! This process can take up to 2-3 days at the latest, depending on the weather conditions. Your guide will arrive in the hotel in the afternoon and help you with the luggage transportation!

Accommodation: 3 stars + hotel
Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba or similar (7 nights)
Twin rooms , Breakfast and dinner included

Today, you will leave Hakuba Valley with your guide and discover hidden gems in Nagano prefecture, nestled in the beautiful Japanese Alps mountains! Take advantage of our private taxi (or bus, depending on the number of PAX) and enjoy what the region has to offer to the fullest. Visit Zenkoji Temple and explore its major shrine and
beautiful tatami rooms. You are then heading to Shibu Onsen, a charming thermal town with at least a 1300-year history! You will then walk to the nearby Jigokudani Valley, and meet snow monkeys that bathe in the natural hot springs.

Accommodation:
4 stars hotel
Hotel Metropolitan Nagano or similar
Superior twin rooms, Breakfast and Lunch included

Always accompanied by your English speaking guide, you will visit the historical city of Matsumoto by public transportation! Explore Nawate's shopping alleys, full of stores
selling traditional Matsumoto crafts that have been handed down from generation to generation, creating a distinctive and unique atmosphere! Our final destination is Matsumoto Castle, the symbol of Matsumoto City and the oldest castle in Japan, built
in the 1500s. In the evening, you will transfer to Tokyo by express train and shinkansen. Enjoy a luggage-free, comfortable trip before check-in!

4 stars hotel
Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Marunouchi or similar
Superior twin rooms, Breakfast and Lunch included

Always accompanied by your guide, enjoy your last day in Tokyo at your own pace!
We recommend a visit to the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, a sacred place for the Japanese Imperial Family (free of charge / only 8 mins from Tokyo station / Closed on Mondays and Fridays). No stress about traffic before your flight: our
private driver will safely take you to Haneda or Narita airport! Your guide will also assist you until the check-in procedures of your flight.
Have a safe trip back to Australia, (see you soon)!

Inclusions

10 nights in superior 3 and 4-star hotels
Private transfer (Day 1, 9 and 11), taxi fees from Nagano to Hakuba (Day 2) and shinkansens
10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
Hakuba valley ticket for 7 Days
English-speaking assistant who will accompany you until Cortina ski station in Hakuba on Day 2
English-speaking guides from Day 8 to Day 11
Luggage transfer from the airport and hotel in Hakuba and vice versa (1 large piece of luggage per person)

Exclusions

Personal Expenses
Estimated taxi fees on Day 4 and 7
Drink besides water & tea during dinner
International flights
The tip of the English-speaking guide
Ski equipment transfer from the airport and hotel in Hakuba and vice versa (in case you bring your own equipment from Australia): 39 AUD per person (approx)
Ski equipment rental: 366 AUD per person (approx) for boots, ski board, ski poles, jacket and waterproof ski trousers
Any item or meal not mentioned in this document

Notes

Total price is not final due to the fluctuation of hotel prices and exchange rates as no bookings have been made yet.

Trip Highlights

Japan- Hakuba Valley - Happo one - Tsugaike Kogen - Nagano

Departure Period

AVAILABLE
01 Jan, 2023 to 31 Mar, 2023
AUD 6,256 P P twin share
AUD 6,855 P P single

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