A Great Place for Hiking in the Summer and Skiing in the Winter
Hakuba is a great place to visit no matter when you visit. It's Japan's best place to go skiing in the winter—with its ski slopes equally the quality of those in North America and France. In the summertime, it's a wonderful spot to go for a hike as well. There are many hotels and restaurants that are prepared to meet the needs of foreign guests. With various traditional Japanese experiences nearby, it's a great place for long-term visits and repeat travelers.
|Address||Happo, Hokujo, Hakuba, Kitaazumino, Nagano Prefecture 399-9301|
JR Limited Express Shinano (platform 10) Nagoya–Matsumoto (2h) JR Oito Line Matsumoto–Hakuba Station (1h 50m) Alpico Express Bus Hakuba–Hakuba Happo Bus Terminal (5m)
|Wi-Fi||Available at Gondola station, Usagi Hira Terrace, Cafeteria and Sun Terrace|
Lift tickets One-Day Pass Kids ¥3000 Adults ¥5200 Two-Day Pass Kids ¥5400 Adults ¥9400
|Travel time||1–2 days|