Take to the fine powder, sublime slopes and lively nightlife of Annupuri Mountain in Hokkaido on a 5-day Niseki Valley ski tour.


5 Days, 4 Nights     FROM JPY 91,526 PER PERS

A trip that’s sure to delight skiers and snowboarders, this piste-packed expedition to Japan’s premium snow-sports destination provides a three-day pass to slalom heaven.

The slopes that cascade down the majestic Annupuri Mountain in Hokkaido are renowned for their perfect powdered snow and spectacular scenery. On this 5-day ski tour of Niseki Valley, you’ll have plenty of time to try all the slopes and pistes you can handle.

Suitable for skiers of any ability, the region offers well-kept slopes as well as rough regions of forested terrain for experts to glide down.

Spend your days on Japan’s northernmost island as you please, attacking the sublime slopes, relaxing with après-ski in your hotel or enjoying the picturesque nearby town of Hirafu.


“A tour of Hokkaido’s Niseki Valley is an amazing destination for any serious skier, but these family-friendly slopes can also be enjoyed by all ages.”

Tuck Sermkhun, Backyard Travel Japan Specialist


Get a three-day ski pass that gives you access to the four famous resorts in Niseki Valley
Enjoy the famous white powder pistes and various slalom courses suited for every ability
Get recommendations for delightful dining and entertainment venues from local experts

Daily Itinerary

Daily Itinerary

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  • Day 1: Niseko

    Yokoso and welcome to your Niseko Valley ski tour!

    Upon arrival, our representative will meet you at Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport and help you catch your 2.5-hour transfer to Niseko Valley via shuttle bus.

    The remainder of your day is free to spend at your leisure. If you feel so inclined, venture out into the snow to admire the spectacular mountain views, or spend a cozy first night at your hotel.

    Overnight in Niseko

    No meals included on this day.

    Day 1
  • Day 2–4: Ski the Niseko Valley

    Your three-day ski pass to the world-famous pistes begins today!

    During the next three days you will be able to visit all four of the main resorts of Niseko based around Annupuri Mountain. Your pass gives you access to the renowned slopes of Annupuri Resort, Niseko Village Resort, Grand Hirafu Resort and Hanazono Resort.

    You’ll be free to spend your time how you wish. No matter which resort or slope you end up at, you’ll enjoy Niseko Valley’s famous powder snow. Beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders can choose from a large variety of well-maintained runs, while real experts can explore off-piste and backcountry skiing. Niseko offers a combination of alpine and tree skiing.

    Niseko is also home to a lively dining and entertainment scene in the town of Hirafu. We encourage you to take this great opportunity to try some of Hokkaido’s local specialties.

    Breakfast each day can be taken at your hotel, but if you’d like recommendations on delightful restaurants in Hirafu or on other activities in the region, be sure to ask your Travel Specialist for their expert opinion.

    Overnight in Niseko

    Meals included on these days: Breakfast

    Day 2-4
  • Day 5: Niseko

    After one last breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be transferred to New Chitose Airport for your onward journey or flight home.

    If you’d like to combine this skiing vacation with a trip anywhere else in Japan, be sure to consult your Backyard Travel Specialist who will plan a tailor-made tour to your preferences.

    Meals included on this day: Breakfast

    Day 5

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Tour Details

All of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Contact us with your holiday ideas, no matter how big or small, and we’ll start planning your unique personalized trip!

Tour prices are a guideline only, and are based on two persons travelling together, sharing a double or twin room. Each tour price and can be adjusted depending on budget, activities included and standard of accommodation desired.

Tour and airfare prices include all applicable taxes and are subject to change without prior notice until services are booked.

You, your holiday and booking direct: Backyard Travel are on the ground year-round in Asia, which means you are booking direct with a local travel company, allowing you to save on the cost of your holiday. Our tailor-made tours are designed by local Travel Specialists who investigate every aspect of the trip themselves, giving you a unique view of each destination.

icon Included in this Backyard Travel tour:

Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
Service of English speaking guides in every location
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

icon Not included in this Backyard Travel tour:

Domestic and international flights
Departure taxes if applicable
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Tips for guides and drivers
Personal travel insurance
Visa fees (contact us for further information)

Why Backyard Travel?

Our experienced travel specialists possess years of local insider knowledge, because they live here.

We have offices in all of our destinations in asia, fully staffed and open all year-round.

With backyard travel you are booking direct, allowing you to save and benefit local residents.

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