Yuzawa Information Links

It is that time of year when people are starting to plan their winter holidays to Japan. Fly over and enjoy the snow, great food, warm hospitality and an onsen. If you've chosen Yuzawa this year and passed over the offerings from Hakuba, Nozawa Onsen, Myoko, Minakami, Niseko, or one of the many other great areas all over Japan, we have a list of blog posts from last year (that should still be correct) that might help. We thought we would put them together in one place to save on a bit of scrolling. 

As ever, if you would like more information on anything drop us a line. We are here all year round and have lots of local knowledge on the region. Contact Us page

Getting to Yuzawa and Day Return Snow Trips, including the JR TOKYO Wide Pass

Where to stay in Yuzawa - lots of options at all levels and budgets. It looks is there will be quite a few more minpaku/Airbnb style accommodation options in Yuzawa this coming winter.

When is the season? And when are the busy periods in Yuzawa? Also how is the snowfall in Yuzawa?

Buying winter gear in Tokyo at Ochanomizu/Kanda, or renting while you are in Yuzawa.

Resorts in the area (There are lots!): Maiko, Iwappara, Gala, Kagura, Ishiuchi Maruyama, NASPA Ski Garden, Yuzawa Nakazato, Yuzawa Kogen, Joetsu Kokusai, Naeba, Kandatsu Kogen, Hakkaisan

Other fun stuff that is not skiing or snowboarding: Restaurants, Onsen, Things to do in the Snow Country Region and more on their blog, Activities for Non-Skiers, Sledging or just playing in the snow

The day-to-day things: ATMs, Taxis, Free Wifi in Yuzawa

Finally, if you are looking for ski or snowboard instruction from fun, multi-lingual, experienced, professional instructors we suggest Snow Country Instructors. There are also English-speaking instructors at Naeba Snow School, GALA Snowsports School (Canyons), and NASPA (Canyons).

Snow Country Instructors

Snow Country Instructors