Japan Ski Holidays

Japan is renowned for its light, fluffy powder with an average of 10-15 metres of snowfall a year. With mountains of endless powder to discover and over 500 resorts to choose from. There’s plenty of options for beginners to experts – groomed slopes to tree skiing and powder skiing. Moreover, Japan is known for its amazing hospitality, beautiful cultural experiences, traditional cuisine, relaxing hot springs, lively après ski, wintry activities, beginner and advanced snow trails and impressive snow festivals. Japan has plenty of options too: from all-inclusive Club Med to ski-in, ski-out, family-friendly and resorts in charming village settings. Whether it’s Hokkaido or Honshu, our travel experts have been there and can share their knowledge to help plan your perfect Japan ski holiday!


Hokkaido’s mountains are huge powder magnets. Cold snaps come off the Sea of Japan and Siberia bringing massive powder dumps to the ski areas. Undoubtedly, a destination with a reputation for powder combined with Japanese cultural experiences.


The Japanese Alps of Honshu are home to ski resorts with well-developed facilities and an abundance of activities. An ideal destination for those looking for a combination of ski and board adventures and authentic Japanese experiences.

Ski Season: November to May (dates vary by resort). | Average Snowfall: 10-15 metres. | Snow: Cold, dry and fluffy powder | Accommodation: Hotels, self-contained apartments, family-run lodges and traditional pensions. | Ability: Skiing for all levels. Beginner to expert

Without a doubt, there is something for everyone at Japan. Enquire with us today for a ski trip you will never forget!

Get your gloves on our 2023/24 Ski & Board brochure – and start planning your ski holiday. Compiled by our ski travel experts, it’s packed with inspiration and the latest information, insider tips, terrain and mountain statistics from top resorts in Japan.
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