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Ski Japan: Niseko

Winter in Japan brings a blanket of snow to much of the country, creating the perfect opportunity for a ski holiday with some of the best powder conditions in the world.

Niseko, a world-class winter resort on Japan’s northernmost island, is the ideal destination for a ski holiday. We have crafted a winter luxury getaway that includes ample time on the slopes, and a deep look into the cultural highlights of Tokyo and Kyoto.

The Art of Travel is ready to show you why the captivating mix of powder snow and Japanese scenery is just right for your next ski vacation.

 
 
 
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Trip Details

Trip Length: 15 days / 14 nights

Arrival
Fly into either of Tokyo’s airports, Narita or Haneda.

Departure
Depart from Kansai International Airport in Osaka.

Perfect for:

  • Winter travelers seeking the world’s best powder.

  • Skiers and boarders also looking for a look at Japanese culture.

When to Visit:

  • This winter trip is designed for travelers arriving in Japan between mid December and mid March

    • For slightly earlier or later arrivals, please contact us.

    • Due to Christmas and New Year festivities, availability and pricing is not guaranteed between December 24th and January 4th. For ski holidays during those dates, please contact us. One of our Luxury Travel Consultants can help you build a custom trip.

 

Destinations

 
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Tokyo
Stunning Modernity

4 nights

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Niseko
The Best Powder on Earth

5 nights

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Kyoto
Timeless Culture

1 night

 
 
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Otaru
Snowy Sightseeing

1 day

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Sapporo
Northern Charm

1 night

 
 

Highlights

 
 
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Unparalleled Powder
Niseko is one of the world’s snowiest places and becomes a paradise for powder lovers in the winter months. Perfect for beginners and experts on the slopes alike!

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Apres-Ski Japan Style
Japan’s après-ski culture is totally unique. Relax in an open-air hot spring bath or indulge in some hot sake and tasty winter dishes.

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Beyond the Slopes
Winter is also the ideal time to visit Japan’s top sights. Combine your ski trip with visits to the futuristic marvel of Tokyo and the cultural capital of Kyoto.

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All-Inclusive Luxury
Private guides and vehicles as you tour ensure comfort and privacy. Services and accommodations are flexible with our 5-star Premium and 4-star Essentials categories.

 
 
 

Accommodations

Get cozy for the winter in some of the country’s best luxury lodging.

Below are some of our suggested luxury accommodations for this Insider Journey.

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Palace Hotel

Tokyo

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The Vale Niseko

Niseko

Ritz Carlton Kyoto Lobby Reception

The Ritz-Carlton

Kyoto

 
 
 

Pricing and Budget

We offer two pricing categories - Essentials and Premium - so that our guests can choose the experience that best fits their budget.

 

- Accommodation: Choose from 4-star or 5-star level accommodations

- Transport: Select public or private transportation, or a mix of the two

- Experiences: Add or substitute experiences and activities

 

Spring is peak travel season in Japan, so pricing will evolve as the season draws nearer. Final pricing can vary based on availability of services and accommodations, time of inquiry, and other factors. All itineraries and price quotes are uniquely tailored to our guests, so the only exact price will be the one you receive on your personalized quotation.

 

Our Stories

Learn more about what to expect from skiing in Japan from our stories page.


 

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for this seasonal Japan Insider trip