Best time to visit Japan

Snowboarding and Skiing

Choose winter sports in Japan, the scenery is unforgettable!


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Although the season varies depending on the weather and resort, generally it opens in mid-to-late December and continues until late March or early April. The most certain period falls between mid-January and late February. However, the peak season means crowded slopes. The top six ski resorts claimed by global travellers are Niseko, Hakuba, Myōkō, Furano, Nozawa Onsen, and Yuzawa.

Moreover, if you fancy skiing in the summer, Ya​magata Prefecture can also be your destination since the Gassan skiing season starts in April and lasts until late July!

Snowboarding and Skiing in Japan - Best Season 2020
Best time for Snowboarding and Skiing in Japan 2020
蔵王スキー場 Mount Zao ski area 2020
蔵王スキー場 Mount Zao ski area