Niseko, Japan is a ski and snowboarding mecca for winter sport’s lovers from all over the world.
Infamously known for its deep, deep powder snow, the international resort is growing in terms of visitors and infrastructure each year.
Laying in the shadows of Mt. Yotei- an active volcano, the Niseko area is full of natural beauty year round. In winter, the snow-capped volcano provides a stunning backdrop for the resort when the sun comes out to play.
On a clear day, you can be lucky to catch views from the peak of Mt. Annupuri out to the Sea of Japan and as far as Lake Toya.
The Niseko United Resort area comprises of 4 inter-connected resorts. Annupuri, Niseko Village, Grand Hirafu and Hanazono, all of which lay on Mt. Annupuri (1308m). It is possible to ski all 4 resorts in one day on the Niseko United All Mountain Lift Pass.
Grand Hirafu is the largest resort, with the main Hirafu village laying at the foot of the slopes. It is here you will find most Chalets, Lodges, Apartments, Shops, Restaurants and Bars.
With Hirafu offering undoubtedly some of the best night skiing in the world, along with the perfect mix of adventure and culture, we can understand why Niseko has experienced a strong growth in international visitors as a top Asian holiday destination.