The Hakuba Valley is situated in the heart of the Japan Alps.  From one end of the valley to the other there are ten resorts accessing over 200 runs, with an incredible variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders alike.  From the southern end of the valley Sun Alpina incorporates three ski areas to the linked resorts of Hakuba 47, Goryu-Toomi and Happo-One situated in the heart of Hakuba, to the northern end of the valley, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Norikura and Cortina.  Hakuba offers an amazing combination of world class skiing, great powder runs and excellent grooming facilities.

The town has a wide choice of Japanese and western restaurants, catering to all budgets and tastes.  The traditional style restaurant/bars called Isakayas are well priced and welcoming and offer plenty of local specialities.  This area also offers the “Onsen” experience, the hot springs are perfect after a day of skiing or boarding to soak away the aches and pains.

A wide range of day tours are available from Hakuba including Jigokudani Wild Monkey Hotsprings, Masuichi-ichimura Sake Brewery and Hokusai Museum Tour, Matsumoto Castle and Daio Wasabi Farm Tour, as well as Nagano City Tour and the beautiful Zenkoji Temple.

Gateway City              Tokyo 274km


Why Hakuba

  • With eleven different resorts in the valley there is a plethora of runs to choice from all with the stunning backdrop of the Japanese Alps
  • Ski the Nagano Winter Olympics downhill run on Happo where Herman Maier came unstuck
  • Great place to take a down day and explore Zen Koji in Nagano.  It is the 2nd largest wooden temple in Japan

Hakuba 47, Goryu Toomi & Happo One Mountain Statistics

Summit 1831m
Base 760m
Vertical 1071m
Lifts 51 (3 resorts)
Runs 200
Average Snowfall 1000cm
Beginner 30%
Intermediate 40%
Advanced 30%

Additional Accommodation

Phoenix Cocoon, One Hakuba, One Wadano, Braze Club, Hotel Moegi, Hakuba Century Hotel, Double Black Hotel,  Hakuba Hifumi, La Neige Honkan, La Neige Higashikan,  Hotel Yamano, Aqua Alpine Lodge, Sierra Resort, Hakuba Alpine Hotel, Canadian Lodge, High Mount Hotel, Hotel Hakuba, Kuraya Hotel, Gondola Apartments, Ougiya Hotel, Aria Hotel, Meteor Log Hotel, Brownie Villas, Log Cottage Epoch, Hakuba Windy Hotel, Happo Lodge, Yamano Oyado Alupu, Stella Belle Hotel, Wadanono Mori, Hakuba Gondola Hotel, Hotel Weisser Hof Happei, Le Bocage Chalets, Hotel Traumerei, Wadano Cottage, Hakuba Yamano Hotel, Yuki ki Lodge, Petite Hotel Hamac, Hotel Goryukan, Hotel Green Plaza, AGS Chalet, Powder Peak Hakuba, Hotel Mominoki