Take to the sublime slopes of Annupuri Mountain in Hokkaido, and enjoy Japan’s most popular ski destination Niseko Village Resort and incredible powder snow the area is famous for.


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

The slopes that cascade down the majestic Annupuri Mountain in Hokkaido are renowned as offering perfect powdered snow and spectacular scenery and you’ll have plenty of time to try all the slopes and pistes you can handle during your four-night stay.

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

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.


Each 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 our destination based teams will start planning a unique and personalized trip.

The Backyard Travel Team,


Explore the unique Niseko Village Resort - Japan’s most popular destination for skiers
Enjoy the famous white powder pistes and sleek slalom courses suitable for any ability

Daily Itinerary

Daily Itinerary

  • Start
  • Day 1: Niseko

    Yokoso and welcome to Japan! You will be met upon your arrival at Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport by your Backyard Travel representative who will ensure you make the two and a half hour transfer to Niseko Village Resort at the foot of Annupuri Mountain.

    The remainder of your day will be spent at your leisure; you may choose to explore the local area and the spectacular mountain views.

    Overnight in Niseko

    Meals included on this day: None

    Day 1
  • Day 2-4: Niseko

    Your three-day ski pass to the pistes begins today!During the next few days you will be able to visit all four of the main resorts of Niseko based around the Annupuri Mountain as your pass is valid for Annupuri Resort, Niseko Village Resort, Grand Hirafu Resort and the Hanazono Resort.

    You’ll be free to spend your time however you like, enjoying the variety of outdoor activities such as skiing or snowboarding on the mountain during winter, or hiking, biking, playing golf or whitewater rafting and kayaking in the river during the summer.

    Although there are plenty of activities to enjoy during the spring, summer and autumn months, the winter is when Niseko really sparkles. No matter which slope you take on you’ll experience the incredible powdered snow for which the region has become so famous.

    Any level of skier will feel at home in Niseko with well-maintained runs for beginners and intermediates, while experts have a wide area of off-piste alpine skiing trails through lightly forested areas.

    Your breakfasts can all be taken at the hotel, but if you’d like any recommendations for delightful restaurants in the nearby town of Hirafu or other activities in the region, be sure to ask your Backyard Travel specialist for their expert opinion.

    Overnight in Niseko

    Meals included on this day: Breakfast

    Day 2-4
  • Day 5: Niseko

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

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

 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

 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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