A Through Look into the Features of Niseko Village

Pursuers of the perfect blend of ski paradise, luxury and relaxation are in for a treat with Niseko Village. With an incredible 18-metres of powder snow from December to May, skiers and snowboarders alike can experience the world-renowned light powder only found here. Housing everything from adventurous activities, warming hot springs, brilliant accommodation and dining, and more – Niseko Village is Japan’s place to be. Guests can indulge to their heart’s content in authentic Japanese culture and the comfort of the snow-laden village while carving some of the best powder snow in the world. Customize your winter getaway to personal perfection at Niseko Village!


Niseko Village is no joke when it comes to hitting the slopes. Alongside its long acclaimed fresh powder snow, this ski resort’s remarkable assortment of slopes will satisfy anyone lucky enough to visit. With 27 marked trails, and off-piste options, any skill level will have the chance to hit numerous slopes in their respective skill range. Purchase an individual ski lift ticket, or opt for the Niseko United All Mountains Pass, which passes on big savings and access to all 4 major ski resorts in the area. Learn more about each area and ticket prices here. 

Niseko Village is especially popular with novice skiers with ski-in/ski-out accommodation, 13 beginner slopes, and English-speaking instructors for hire. Additionally, upper-level skiers can enjoy a gnarly collection of piste/off-piste options. The 9 intermediate and 4 advanced marked trails are teeming with the fluffy powder snow so famous it was bestowed its unique name of JAPOW! While off-piste and tree run skiing are marginally more abundant in other areas of Niseko United, there is no shortage of exciting slopes here.

Winter Activities

Niseko Village is a true winter wonderland with adventure waiting around every corner! If you’re craving some action off the slopes, join in the Snowmobile Adventure, where adults and children can zoom around in untouched powder. Moreover, discover hidden countryside splendor in the Cross-Country Ski Course. Either way, soar through unique landscapes and experience the powdered forests of Hokkaido.


Accommodation and luxury go hand in hand when looking for a place to stay in Niseko Village. Most notably, the newly unfurled Higashiyama Niseko Village, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. This striking hotel offers spacious rooms designed to bring you closer to nature while unwinding in ultimate comfort. At Higashiyama, experience views of Mt. Yotei, on-site hot springs, and restaurants staffed with the finest chefs and seasonal ingredients. For more information on accommodation, click here.


The adventure doesn’t stop at the slopes! Lose yourself in the culinary adventure of Niseko Village. Follow the Top 5 Dining Experience, a collection of restaurants and bars in the Niseko Village area hand-picked by experts. The Top 5 Dining Experience includes stunning teppanyaki cooked before your very eyes, succulent crab, and what is considered to be one of the best soba houses in the world. Numerous other delicious restaurants, bars, and cafés are always close by to warm you up after a long day on the slopes!

Adventure is calling, and Niseko Village awaits your arrival!