In January 2024, a snow packed adventure to Hakuba and Shiga Kogen will be guided by the Clews. Experience reliable powder snow, spectacular scenery, natural hot springs, culture and fantastic cuisine. An escorted group will be heading off to Tokyo on 16 January for one night. After Tokyo, the group will head west to the expansive Hakuba Valley. 7 nights in Hakuba and 7 nights in Shiga Kogen will provide group members more than enough time to explore and enjoy.

The Hakuba Valley is a huge expanse of resorts offering an incredible variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders alike. Situated in the heart of the Japan Alps, the alpine scenery is truly spectacular with huge rugged peaks towering above the town below. There are a wide variety of restaurants in the area, such as Thai fusion, French fusion, Italian, and Japanese tapas restaurants. Okonomiyaki, Soba/Udon noodle restaurants, hot pots, and more are also available.

Shiga Kogen. Located in the center of the Japanese Alps, Shiga Kogen is the largest ski area in Japan. With its stunning mountains, dense snow, and wide variety of ski courses, Shiga Kogen is the perfect place for skiers of all levels and abilities. In Shiga Kogen is the popular attraction, the Snow Monkey Park. Here you can observe wild snow monkeys soaking in natural hot springs.

Whether you are an individual, couple, or group of friends, our group tours are a fantastic way to create memories, have fun, ski, meet new people all without sweating the small stuff. Leave that to our Tour Specialists.

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