Alts Bandai & Nekoma, 2018-19 Winter Lift Tickets
Hoshino Resort Alts Bandai … Dec. 22 (Sat), 2018–Mar. 31 (Sun), 2019
Hoshino Resort Nekoma … Dec. 1 (Sat), 2018–May 6 (Sun), 2019
[Lift Ticket Prices]
Alts Bandai & Nekoma 1-day Ticket:
Adult JPY5,200, 12–18 y/o JPY4,000, 6–12 y/o JPY2,500, Over 60 y/o JPY4,500
[Good Deal! Advance Lift Ticket (*On sale until Dec. 21)]
Alts Banda & Nekoma Adult 1-Day Pass
Alts Banda & Nekoma 6–12 y/o 1-Day Pass
ADVANCE TICKET SALES RANKING (Sep. 29–Oct. 5)
The top 5 most popular Snownavi Advance Tickets from Sep. 29 (Sat) to Oct. 5 (Fri).
1st Shirakaba 2in1 & Shirakaba Kokusai …Adult 1-day Pass
2nd Naeba or Kakgura … Two Adult 1-day Passes
3rd Hakuba Happo-one …Adult 1-day Pass
4th Yamagata Zao Onsen … Adult 1-day Pass
5th Takasu & Dynaland … Adult 1-day Pass
*Shirakaba 2in1 & Shirakaba Kokusai in first has few in stock!
*Naeba or Kakgura’s Two Adult 1-day Passes in second can upgrade to Mt.Naeba Ticket with adding JPY800!
*Zao Onsen in fourth is available only in Snownavi!
Hakuba Soba Fesitival
Soba season has came. “Soba Festival” is going to hold until mid-November.
Soba Restaurant Shoan … Early Oct.–Oct. 31 (Wed) TEL:0261-72-7207
Soba Restaurant Riki … Oct. 15 (Mon)–Oct. 17 (Wed) TEL:0261-85-4311
Nonjae … Oct. 20 (Sat)–Nov. 19 (Mon) TEL:0261-72-5566
Sobajin Kamishiro … Nov. 1 (Thu)–Nov.11 (Sun) TEL:0261-75-2404
Sobajin Hakuba … Nov. 9 (Fri)–Nov. 18 (Sun) TEL:0261-72-2055
Nagomitei … Nov. 12 (Mon)–Nov. 16 (Fri) TEL:0261-72-7797
More soba festival will be held near Hakuba
“Shigyo Soba Festival” (Miasa, Omachi City) … Oct. 10 (Wed)–Oct. 20 (Sat)
“The 49th Togakushi Soba Festival” (Togakushi, Nagano City) … Oct. 31 (Wed)–Nov. 25 (Sun)
Zao Onsen, 2018-19 Winter Lift Tickets
Early Dec, 2018–Late Apr, 2019
[Lift Ticket Prices]
Opening Season 1-day Ticket (Opening Day–Dec. 20, 2018): Adult JPY3,000, Children under 12 y/o JPY1,500
Regular Season 1-day Ticket (Dec. 21, 2018–Mar. 20, 2019): Adult JPY5,000, 12－18 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY4,400, Under 12 y/o JPY2,500 (Until Feb. 28)
Spring Season 1-day Ticket (Mar. 21–Mar. 31, 2019): Adult JPY4,100, 12－18 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY3,800, Under 12 y/o JPY3,100 (From Mar. 1)
Final Season 1-day Ticket (Apr. 2, 2018－Closing Day): Adult JPY3,000, Under 12 y/o JPY1,500
[Good Deal! Advance Lift Ticket (*On sale until Nov. 30)]
Zao Onsen Adult 1-Day Pass
Appi Kogen, 2018-19 Winter Lift Tickets
Appi Kogen has announced the lift ticket prices in 20118-19 Winter as follows.
Snownavi has started selling the advance tickets from this year!
Dec. 1, 2018 (Sat)–May. 6, 2019 (Mon)
[Lift Ticket Prices]
Early Season/Spring Season 5-hour Ticket (Dec. 1–Dec. 14, 2018, Mar. 25–May. 6, 2019): Adult JPY3,600, Seniors JPY2,700, 6–18 y/o JPY2,300
Regular Season 5-hours Ticket (Dec. 15, 2018–Mar. 24, 2019): Adult JPY5,300, Seniors JPY3,600, 6–18 y/o JPY3,000
[Advance Season Lift Pass]
Until Oct. 31, 2018: Adult
JPY88,000→ JPY56,000, Seniors JPY45,000, 6–18 y/o JPY34,000
[Good Deal! Advance Lift Ticket (*On sale until Dec. 14)]
Appi Kogen Adult 5-Hours Pass
Appi Kogen 5 set of Adult 5-Hours Pass JPY26,500 → JPY22,000 (JPY4,400 per ticket)!
For more, there are also 5-Hours ticket and 5 set 5-Hours ticket for seniors and 6–18 y/o.
Kurobishi Rindo has resumed
Kurobishi Rindo (Forest road), which has been closed from from Aug. 31 (Fri), was resumed from 7 a.m. on Oct. 6 (Sat). Kurobishi 3 has also resumed as well.
Blanche Takayama Advance Ticket Sold Out
The advance ticket of Blanche Takayama (Adult 1-day Lift Pass, JPY3,500, 50 tickets only) ,which was start selling from Sep. 1, has been sold out on Oct. 3 (Wed). If there is cancellation, the ticket cancelled will be on sale again.
By the way, the advance 1-day tickets (JPY3,000, 300 tickets only) of Shirakaba 2in1 & Shirakaba Kokusai are also few in stock.
Advance tickets of other ski areas are also available!
⇒Buy it now!
Oct. 19 (Fri), Yeti Open!!
On Oct. 19 (Fri), Fujiyama Snow Resort Yeti (Susono City, Shizuoka) will be open as earliest in Japan! They changed name to celebrate 20th anniversary and opening campaign has revival. Open until 10 p.m. from the opening day.
[Date] Oct. 19 (Fri), 2018
[Hours] 9:55 a.m. Opening Ceremony, 10:00 a.m. OPEN
[Lift Prices] Adult 1-day Ticket JPY2,500, 3–12 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY2,000
Costumed Guests … FREE!
Oct. 19 (Fri), 2018–Apr. 7 (Sun), 2019
Opening Promotion Period (Oct. 19–Nov. 11) … Weekends and public holidays: Adult JPY3,000, 3–12 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY2,500, Weekdays: Adult JPY2,500, 3–12 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY2,000
Regular Season (Nov. 12–Mar. 22) … Weekends and public holidays: Adult JPY4,000, 3–12 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY3,000, Weekdays: Adult JPY3,500, 3–12 y/o & Over 60 y/o JPY2,500
[Advace Ticket with Great Deal! (Until Sep. 30)]
Yeti 1-Day Pass
*It will be reasonable after Nov. 12
Mt. Hakuba, The First Snow
According to Hakuba Sanso, snow has fallen in the summit areas of Mt. Hakuba on the morning of Oct. 2 (Tue). Because of strong cold north wind, it snowed in the ridgeline.
ADVANCE TICKET SALES RANKING (Sep. 22–28)
The top 5 most popular Snownavi Advance Tickets from Sep. 22 (Sat) to Sep. 28 (Fri).
1st Hakuba Happo-one …Adult 1-day Pass
2nd Hakuba Goryu & Hakuba 47 … Adult 1-day Pass
3rd Lotte Arai Resort … Adult 1-day Pass
4th Kandatsu Kogen … Adult 1-day Pass
5th Akakura Kanko Resort … Adult 1-day Pass
*Arai in third has altitude difference of 951 m, and one of most heavy snow areas with eight large off-piste areas.
*AKAKAN in fifth got more reasonable with Mt.Myoko rose to JPY3,500.
2018-19 Winter All Advance Tickets on Sale!!
All Advance lift tickets for 2018–19 Winter season has on sale from 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 1 (Mon)!! Some items are limited in quantity, such as the tickets of Shirakaba 2in1 & Shirakaba Kokusai and Hakuba Happo-one. Please do not miss the chance of your purchase. The ski areas such as Appi Kogen, Alts Bandai & Nekoma, Yeti, Amihari Onsen, Mount Racey, IOX-AROSA and Shiratori Kogen has arrived newly!
Free of charges and free carriage on purchases over JPY12,500.
*Some ski areas are available from September.
*Brochures will be sent as soon as ready.
Mt. Fuji, The First Snow
On Sep. 26 (Wed), Kofu Meteorological Office has announced that the first snow fell on Mt. Fuji. It is four days earlier than usual (Sep. 30) and 27 days earlier than the last year (Oct. 23).
By the way, Japan Meteorological Agency has announced the forecast of Kanto Koshin Region from December to February next year. They said that it might be a warm winter.