Hokkaido Explorer Tour Overview
Ride some of the deepest snow on the planet at Niseko
, enjoy some of the best tree skiing at Rusutsu
, and fall in love with the secret runs of Moiwa
. Head to the cute little town of Otaru and ride Kiroro
. Marvel at the blue bird powder days at Furano
, head over the back of Tomamu
for some solitary deep turns, take the ropeway to the backcounty powder paradise that is Asahidake
, possibly visit Yubari (Mt Racey
), and smash the trees and natural hits of Kamui
This tour is fantastic value for money and we’re sure you’ll leave with plenty of powder on your face!
Lodging In Niseko you’ll be staying at the lovely Pension Full Note. It is a Japanese-style Bed & Breakfast inn with a warm and cosy country atmosphere. Adrenalin has been taking tours here for years and we love this place for its location in the center of town, lovely staff and comfort.
In Furano you will be are staying at North Country Inn. It is conveniently located between the two sides of the ski hill giving you access by regular free shuttle to the Furano side before anyone else! It has both traditional Japanese and Western style rooms with en-suites. Shared onsen style bathing is also available. Facilities include 2 dining restaurants, winery, lounge/bar with satellite TV, rental cars, foreign exchange, wireless internet, souvenirs, common laundry, ski hire, and regular guest shuttle to the ski lifts.
In Otaru you will be staying at the Grand Park Otaru. This hotel offers amazing views of the coast and views up to the hills.
You'll be transferred from Sapporo's Chitose Airport to Niseko (or Furano or Otaru depending on weather etc).
First days on the Niseko mountain. Your guides will show you around Niseko United. We'll get our feet and hunt out some powder stashes. Celebrate your awesome first day with the Welcome Dinner Party.
Day tour to Moiwa Ski Hill. Departing in the morning, we will spend the day guiding you through the trees and bowls of Moiwa.
Day tour to Rusutsu Resort. Departing in the morning, we will spend the day guiding you through the trees and gullies of Rusustu.
Transfer to Otaru. You can use this as a rest day or ride at Kiroro. It's up to you. Otaru is a cute fishing town with amazing seafood and fun bars to explore.
You'll head in the van to either Sapporo Kokusai or Sapporo Teine, depending on which resort has got the best conditions. You'll head to a great seafood restaurant for a feast!
Usually a rest day, and a transfer from Otaru to Furano. We’ll stop in Sapporo on the way to enjoy Hokkaido’s capital, including the Sapporo Beer Hall or the Snow Festival. If the snow is dumping and you’ve had a rest day previously we can ski a few resorts on the way – Teine, Rusutsu or Yubari. That night you check into North Country Inn and enjoy a 4 course dinner.
Your Furano guides will show you around a great ski resort - Furano. You'll get to see the whole mountain on the first day as well as some of those secret spots only the locals know about.
Rising early for the drive to Asahidake. Your guides will show the goods of the highest mountain in Hokkaido, Asahidake 2,290m. The ropeway does most of the hard work taking us to well above the tree line at 1,600m. From there you’ll spend your day exploring the ridges from the lift.
Day tour to Kamui Ski Links. Departing in the morning, we will spend a day exploring the trees and backside of Kamui. We'll stop on the way back to soak in a secluded volcanic onsen.
Tomamu day tour. Today your guides will show you around the resort hill of Tomamu with its awesome powder and park. There is some great skiing and boarding to be had here. At the end of the day you can check out the amazing indoor wave pool!
Ski your last day in Furano. We'll be out there with you to hike the peak and show you some of the more hidden areas of Furano. Finish the day with a amazing hot spring night tour.
After all that it's time to say good bye and transfer to Sapporo and your flight home.
NOTE: This itinerary is an example. The tour will be customised depending on the weather and each day will fit around where the best conditions are. This is the beauty of such a tour.
- Fully guided
- Transfers to/from Sapporo’s Chitose Airport
- Ground transport
- 4 nights twin/triple share accommodation at Full Note Pension in Central Hirafu (Niseko)
- 6 nights twin/triple share accommodation at North Country Inn Furano
- 3 nights twin/triple share accom at the Grand Park Otaru
- 10 lift passes for 10 resorts
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- Daily breakfast
- Onsen (hot spring) tour
- Travel insurance
- Single share accommodation
- Accommodation upgrades
- Lunches, dinners (apart from the 2 welcome dinners) and snacks
- Ski gear and avo safety gear rental ($185)
- Asahikawa finale option
- Backcountry guiding at Tokachidake - optional extra
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