Hakuba Town

Hike up or ski / snowboard down the magnificent mountain ranges

Located at the foot of the Japanese Alps, the area is popular throughout the year among those who are into mountain activities. In winter, the town is filled with skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. Happo-One Ski Resort is one of Japan's largest ski areas and was also a host for the Nagano Winter Olympics in 1998.

Approx 1 hour by Nagano-Hakuba line/Hakuba Happo,Tsugaike,Hakuba Norikura bound bus from Nagano Station.
Direct busses available from Shinjuku, Kyoto, Osaka and Matsumoto.