Ski plus other add onsSKI PLUS


Make the most of your Japan trip by adding ‘SKIPLUS’


JTB is your one stop shop! We can put together any type of arrangement to suit your travel requirements and budget.

Make the most of your trip to Japan by combining multiple ski resorts, visiting other major cities and or sightseeing before or after skiing.

JTB can tailor make any type of package to suit your needs to make your Japan stay a memorable one.                                               


Osaka City or Tokyo City Ski PackageCity Stay + Ski

Stay in other major Japan cities before or after your ski trip. JTB can arrange all the arrangements. We are your one stop shop. Contact us for a quote!  

Tokyo Stay + Ski Package
Kyoto Stay + Ski Package
● Osaka Stay + Ski Package
● More Cities + Ski Package

 


Japan Tour Ski PackageSightseeing + Ski

Discover Japan! Why not make the most of your Japan trip and add on sightseeing in other Japan cities before or after your ski trip. Contact us for a quote!

Walk Japan: Winter Nakasendo Way Tour
● Japan Rail Pass + Ski Package


Combined Ski PackageSki + Ski

Ski lovers! Why not visit multiple ski resorts and make the most of your skiing/ snowboarding trip. JTB can combine and package up multiple ski resorts for you. Contact us for a quote! 

Hokkaido / Niseko + Rusutsu Ski Package  
Honshyu / Hakuba + Shiga Kogen Ski Package
(more options available)



Tokyo Stay


Suggested Hotels in Tokyo

  • Shiba Park Hotel (2.5 star), Hamamatsucho
  • Park Hotel Tokyo (3.5 star), Shiodome
  • Keio Plaza Hotel – Superior Room (4 star), Shinjuku

Suggested Tours in Tokyo

  • Dynamic Tokyo Tour: Experience a panoramic view of Japan’s capital from Tokyo Tower’s main observatory followed by a Tea Ceremony at Happoen Garden. Enjoy a Japanese style lunch before a short stop at the Imperial Palace Plaza. Next take a river cruise on the Sumida river to Asakusa. Visit the Asakusa Kannon Temple, the oldest and most popular Buddhist temple in Tokyo. Stroll down the Nakamise Shopping Arcade for souvenirs. Drive through Ginza famous for shopping before arriving at Tokyo station where the tour will end. (01 Apr – 25 Dec: Daily, 2017: TBA)
  • Nikko World Heritage Tour 1-Day Tour: Local travellers want to visit this beautiful site at least once in their lifetime! On this trip visit Nikko Toshogu Shrine, dedicated to the first shogun of the Tokugawa era and famous for its carving of the three monkeys. Tour also includes Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. The tour disbands upon arrival at Shinjuku or Ginza. There is no drop off service for this tour. (01-22 Apr: Daily, 01 May – 30 Dec: Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun, 2017: TBA)
  • Mt Fuji & Hakone 1-Day Tour Return by Shinkansen: Experience Mt Fuji, Japan’s most famous landmark. Take in the amazing views from Mt Fuji 5th Station (weather permitting) before moving to Hakone where you will board a cruise boat and travel across Lake Ashi to Hakone-en Garden. From the garden, take the ropeway up Mt Komagatake for a spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Fuji and the valley below, before returning to Tokyo by the famous Bullet Train. The tour disbands upon arrival at Shin Yokohama/Shinagawa or Tokyo Station. (01-28 Apr, 01 May-31 Dec: Daily except: 16-17 Jul, 11-14 Aug, 17-18 Sep, 8-9 Oct, 2017: TBA)
    *Prices are also available for retuning by motorcoach or disbanding at Odawara
  • Tokyo Disneyland® or Tokyo DisneySea®

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Kyoto Stay


Suggested Hotels in Kyoto

  • Gion Yoshi-ima
  • Karasuma Kyoto Hotel (2.5 star)
  • New Miyako Hotel (3 star)
  • Hotel Granvia Kyoto (4 star)


Suggested Tours in Kyoto

  • Kyoto 1-Day Tour: Experience Kyoto, Japan’s capital from 794-1868. Visit the major attractions including Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji, and the Imperial Palace (Kitano-tenmangu Shrine when closed). After lunch continue onto Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo and Kiyomizu Temple for a panoramic view of Kyoto and the surrounding hills (01 Apr – 30 Dec: Daily, 2017: TBA).
  • Kyoto & Nara 1-Day Tour: See the main sights of both Kyoto and Nara, all in one day! Visit Nijo Castle, the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa era shoguns, and the Golden Pavilion, a gold-leaf covered structure that houses sacred relics of Buddha. Take a stroll through the Kyoto Imperial Palace (Kitano-tenmangu Shrine when closed). After lunch travel to Nara in the afternoon and visit Todaiji, the world’s largest wooden structure and home of the Great Buddha. Mingle with the deer at Nara Park and marvel at the lanterns at Kasuga Shrine. Your last stop is Nara Nagomikan (01 Apr – 30 Dec: Daily, 2017: TBA).
  • Kyoto Night Tour: Start the evening in style by participating in a tea ceremony and having dinner at a traditional Japanese inn. The meal, a simple, traditional, vegetarian spread, is well thought out to provide perfectly balanced nutrition. At the Gion Corner, enjoy watching tea ceremonies, traditional dancing, music, and performances (01 Apr-29 Nov: Tue, Thu, Sat, 03-24 Dec: Sat, 2017: TBA).

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Osaka Stay


Suggested Hotels in Osaka

  • Hotel New Hankyu Osaka (2.5 star)
  • Hotel Granvia Osaka (3 star)


Suggested Tours in Osaka

  • Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour: Take a local train to Osaka Castle Park Station and stroll to Osaka Castle past the impressive moats and castle walls. Next enjoy the views of Osaka by Aqua-Liner along the Okawa River, passing under many bridges and seeing the numerous historical and famous landmarks. The tour disbands at Osaka Station (01 Apr – 27 Dec: Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun, 2017: TBA).
  • Universal Studios Japan®

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Hakone – Onsen

  • Palace Hotel Hakone: This hotel stands on the best location to view magnificent Mt Fuji and Lake Ashi. It is 50 minutes from Odawara Station to Palace Hotel Hakone bus stop by Hakone Tozan Bus.

Hokkaido

  • Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo (3.5 star): Only a 5-minute walk from JR Sapporo station. This hotel is convenient for shopping and sightseeing.
  • Chitose Airport: New Chitose Airport Hotel

Hiroshima

  • Hotel Granvia Hiroshima (4 star): Adjacent to JR Hiroshima Station, the Granvia is a centrally located stylish hotel and great value.

Takayama

  • Best Western Takayama (3 star): A three star hotel located in the centre of Takayama. Easy walking distance to all major attractions.


Japan Rail Pass


  • This pass covers the entire Japan Railway JR system including some buses and ferries. You are able to travel everywhere in Japan with this pass. It comes in 7, 14 and 21 consecutive days. Each of these passes is available in Economy (Ordinary) and Green (Executive) Class. Please note that the Japan Rail Pass can only be purchased outside of Japan. Japan Rail Passes are available to travellers visiting Japan with tourist (temporary visitor) visas. The pass is not available for working, working holiday or student visa holders. more about Japan Rail Pass

 


JR East Pass



Ski + Ski – Popular Resort Combinations


   Hokkaido Ski Resorts
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  • Niseko + Rusutsu Ski Package (8 Days)
  • Niseko + Furano Ski Package (9 Days)
  • Niseko + Kiroro Ski Package (8 Days)

  Honshyu Ski Resorts                                

  • Hakuba + Shiga Kogen Ski Package (10 Days)
  • Hakuba + Nozawa Onsen Ski Package (10 Days)
  • Hakuba + Myoko Ski Package (8 Days)
  • Appi + Zao + Hakkoda Ski Package (8 Days)

Niseko + Rusutsu Ski Package (8 Days)


  Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Coach transfer from Sapporo Airport to Rusutsu (1.5 hrs)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Rusutsu Resort
  • 2 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Rusutsu to Niseko (45 mins)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Niseko Ski Resort
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Niseko to New Chitose Airport (2.5 hrs)

Niseko + Furano Ski Package (9 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Coach transfer from Sapporo Airport to Niseko (1.5 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Niseko
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Niseko to Sapporo to Furano (5 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Furano Ski Resort
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Niseko to New Chitose Airport (2.5 hrs)

 Niseko + Kiroro Ski Package (8 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Coach transfer from Sapporo Airport to Niseko (1.5 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Niseko
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Niseko to Kiroro (1 hr)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Kiroro Ski Resort
  • 2 day ski lift pass
  • Coach transfer from Kiroro to New Chitose Airport (2 hrs) 

Hakuba + Shiga Kogen Ski Package (10 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Share taxi transfer from Airport to Hakuba (6 hrs)
  • 5 nights accommodation at Hakuba
  • 4 day ski lift pass
  • Transfer from Hakuba to Shiga Kogen (2 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Shiga Kogen
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Train and bus transfers from Shiga Kogen to Airport (4 hrs) 

Hakuba + Nozawa Onsen Ski Package (10 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Share taxi transfer from Airport to Hakuba (6 hrs)
  • 5 nights accommodation at Hakuba
  • 4 day ski lift pass
  • Transfer from Hakuba to Nozawa Onsen (2 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Nozawa Onsen
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Train and bus transfer from Nozawa Onsen to Airport (4hrs) 

Hakuba + Myoko Kogen Ski Package (8 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Share taxi transfer from Airport to Hakuba (6 hrs)
  • 4 nights accommodation at Hakuba
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Transfer from Hakuba to Myoko Kogen (2 hrs)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Myoko Kogen
  • 2 day ski lift pass
  • Train and bus transfer from Myoko Kogen to Airport (4hrs)

Appi + Zao Ski Package (8 Days)


   Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Train and sector tickets from Narita Airport to Appi Resort
  • 4 nights accommodation at Appi Resort
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Transfer from Appi to Zao (2 hrs)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Zao Ski Resort
  • 2 day ski lift pass
  • Bus and train transfer from Zao to Airport (4hrs) 

Appi + Hakkoda Ski Package (8 Days)


Sample Package Inclusions:

  • Train and sector tickets from Narita Airport to Appi
  • 4 nights accommodation at Appi Resort
  • 3 day ski lift pass
  • Transfer from Appi to Hakkoda (2 hrs)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Hakkoda
  • 2 day ski lift pass
  • Bus and train transfer from Hakkoda to Airport (4 hrs)

WALK JAPAN: Winter Nakasendo Way

Fully Escorted Tour

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A 7 day, 6 night tour starting in Nagoya and finishing in Matsumoto. Accommodation is mainly in traditional Japanese inns and a hotel. The maximum group size for this tour is 12 persons. 

“This tour is operated by Walk Japan – the pioneer of off-the-beaten-track walking tours in Japan”.

This tour provides modern-day walkers with a comfortable taste of Edo Period Japan in winter. Cross several hight passes, where encountering snow is likely, but the emphasis is on comfort and each day you will find warm welcomes and surroundings in Japanese inns. You will also be able to relax on the occasion around an open fire, and enjoy excellent meals of locally sourced produce that are a feature of Walk Japan’s tours. Thermal hot spring baths are another feature of the Winter Nakasendo Way.  

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Nagoya

Meals: Dinner                  
Accommodation: Hotel                
Total Walking: N/A

The tour will begin in the evening at the hotel, where you will be met by the Walk Japan tour leader for briefing followed by dinner at a local restaurant where you will get to know your group.  

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  2. 2
Nagoya – Magomi

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Japanese Inn
Total Walking: Approx 10km (6.2 miles)

This morning after breakfast, take the local train to Nakatsugawa, an old post town before a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon walk in the hilly countryside to Shinchaya teahouse, now a refurbished inn. The Japanese inn is in delightful rural countryside at the southernmost point of the Kiso Road section of the old Nakasendo Way.

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  2. 3
Magomi – Tsumago 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Japanese Inn
Total Walking: Approx 10km (6.2 miles) 

Walk to nearby Magome post-town, a delightfully rural village which was also the home of Shimazaki Toson. Toson’s book ‘Before the Dawn’ is considered to be Japan’s first modern novel. Then on to Tsumago for a classic hike of the Nakasendo through old forests, aside fast-flowing streams. There is a good change you will descend from Magome Pass through scenery cloaked in snow. Tonight, stay in a traditional inn in the hamlet of O-Tsumago. After dinner, visit nearby thermal hot spring baths to unwind and relax.

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  2. 4
Tsumago – Kiso Fukushima 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Japanese Inn
Total Walking: Approx 9km (5.6 miles)

Walk onto Tsumago and spend time exploring this beautifully maintained, traditional post-town. An inclusive, optional guided tour of the high-class inn and attached museum is highly recommended. Then continue for another 4.5km (2.8 miles) to Nagiso where here an interesting footbridge provides a hint of two colourful people once associated with the area; a geisha, who appeared on the front of Harper’s Bazaar magazine in 1900, and her tycoon partner. Catch a train to Kiso-Fukushima, where you will have lunch at a popular restaurant serving a local delicacy, soba noodles. Explore this town following a visit to the reconstructed barrier station that stood here during the Edo Period. Accommodation tonight is in the centre of town at another Japanese inn with hot springs.

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  2. 5
Kiso Fukushima – Kaida Plateau 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Japanese Inn                
Total Walking: Approx 5km (3.2 miles)

After breakfast, transfer to the beginning of today’s walk using snowshoes through the snowy landscapes of the Kaida Plateau. The Plateau, regarded as one of the most beautiful areas in Japan, has a distinct alpine feel. Clear weather will provide views to Mt. Ontake (3,007 metres, 9,865ft.) and the active volcano that dominates the area. Accommodation tonight is at another local Japanese inn with onsen hot springs baths and is set in a small hamlet on the Plateau.

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  2. 6
Kaida Plateau – Matsumoto

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel                
Total Walking: Approx 8km (5 miles)

Transfer to Yabuhara for the walk today over the Torii Pass, through forests to the lovely post town of Narai. Here you will have free time to explore, relax in cafes and shop in Narai before travelling onto Matsumoto for the last night of the tour. Dinner is enjoyed nearby at one of Matsumoto’s best restaurants, a lively Japanese eating and drinking establishment. Afterwards, for those who wish, an interesting excursion with the guide into Japan’s night life.

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Matsumoto

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: N/A               
Total Walking: Approx 2km (1.2 miles)

Enjoy breakfast at your own leisure then followed by a guided visit to Matsumoto castle. This castle is one of only four listed national treasures in Japan and located in the city centre. The tour will conclude around lunchtime, however Matsumoto has plenty more to explore if you wish to spend more time here on your own. JTB can arrange post tour arrangements if required.  

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Date: 2016: 08 & 21 Dec 
2017: 04, 11 Jan, 08, 22 Feb, 01 Mar
Tour Price: Please contact us or see https://jtbtravel.com.au
Inclusions: *6 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
*6 dinners
*Walk Japan tour leader for tour duration
*Travel from tour start point to finish point
Guide: Walk Japan Tour Leader for entire duration
Accommodation:  Tour accommodation is a combination of charming local inns and 3 star hotels throughout. Tour bookings are accepted based on the understanding that, whilst Walk Japan will try to provide the best standard of accommodation available, you are fully aware that the standard of accommodation may vary from place to place. JTB can also arrange pre/post accommodation. Enquire at time of booking.
Walking: Participants must be in reasonable health, mobile and able to participate in 4~6 hours of walking with breaks in between at a moderate 2kph to 4kph pace.
Remarks:   *No minimum group size. Maximum is 12.
*Single Supplement: Where single accommodation at Japanese inns and temples cannot be provided, you will share a room with a person or persons of the same sex. Subject to room availability.
*Daily schedule is subject to change without notice due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.   
*Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian and must be over 12 years of age before the tour start date. 
*Meals: Where meals are not included, each tour participant may be expected to pay between JPY 700-1,500 (AUD$8-$17) per person for breakfast, and lunch, and JPY 3,000 (AUD$35) or more for dinner.  
*25% non refundable deposit is required at time of booking and full payment due 60 days prior to the tour date. 

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