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PLAY and ski in some of the most scenic and popular resorts in Japan. Enjoy clear powder days, family friendly ski services and choose from easy or challenging runs. Discover why this magical winter wonderland attracts ski enthusiasts the world over. 

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Sapporo
Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport, meet with the guide and driver and transfer to the hotel.

Check- in to Rusutsu Resort Hotel from 3pm.

The rest of the evening is at leisure. Head out for some independent exploration or relax at the hotel.

Distance and Journey Time: Transfer from New Chitose Airport to Hotel: 2 hours

Meals Included: Dinner
Day 2 Ski Rusutsu
Start your day off right and get yourself on those slopes. Rusutsu Resort is considered one of the best ski resorts in Hokkaido. It has a large ski area that covers three mountains, each having a variety of long runs with a good mix of groomed trails, great powder and tree runs. It is located close to Lake Toya (Toyako) and is just on the other side of Mount Yotei from Niseko.

At the base of the ski slopes stand two large hotels, the Rusutsu Resort Hotel and the highrise Westin Rusutsu Resort. Several small pensions can be found in the nearby town centre of Rusutsu. Besides skiing, Rusutsu Resort offers numerous other attractions, including restaurants and shops, pool facilities and hot spring baths.

You have the day free at your leisure.
Ski Inclusions:
• 3 - day full set gear equipment but must be one for skiing or one for snowboarding, not both.
• 3 - day lift ticket included.


Once you have had your day of fun, we will head back to the hotel where you will enjoy dinner and have the evening free at your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner
Day 3 Ski Rusutsu
After breakfast at the hotel you are free to enjoy the slopes and have the day to yourselves.

When the day is over, we will head back to Rusutsu Resort Hotel to enjoy dinner and you have the evening free at your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner
Day 4 Ski Rusutsu
After breakfast at the hotel you are free to enjoy the slopes again and have the day to yourselves.

When the day is over, we will head back to Rusutsu Resort Hotel to enjoy dinner and you have the evening free at your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 5 Rusutsu to Sapporo - Ski Sapporo
After breakfast, we will meet the guide and driver and head to Sapporo (Snow Resort TBC) where you can Ski or Snowboard till your heart is content.

You have the day free at your leisure

Ski Inclusions:
• 1-day full set gear equipment but must be one for skiing or one for snowboarding, not both.
• 1-day lift ticket included.

After you have enjoyed the feel of this exquisite dry powder snow under your feet, we will head to Sapporo View Hotel to enjoy dinner and you have the evening to enjoy at your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 6 Explore Sapporo
After breakfast, we will head to Mount Usu Ropeway. Mount Usu (Usuzan) is a volcano which has erupted four times in the past 100 years. Its most recent eruption occurred in the year 2000.

The Usuzan Ropeway brings you close to the volcano's summit. The upper station's observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Toya and neighboring Showa Shinzan. From a second observation deck a short walk away, there are views of the ocean and Mount Usu's largest crater, which was formed in an eruption in 1977.

We will then make our way to Date Jidaimura. Date Masamune, known as the One-eyed Dragon, many buildings connected to his feudal domain in Sendai are recreated within the village. Step inside, and you’ll be transported back to the Edo period. Merchant shops lining the ancient road, majestic samurai residences, and ninja houses filled with clever mechanisms. This townscape, melding seamlessly into Hokkaido’s grand natural scenery, is filled with samurai, ninja, oiran and townspeople, and serves as backdrop to fierce action shows, as well as elegant oiran performances, making it home to truly breathtaking entertainment. Come step away from everyday life, and enjoy a trip through time!

Lunch.

Off we go to Sapporo’s entertainment district “susukimo”. Susukino is Japan's largest entertainment district north of Tokyo. It is packed with stores, bars, restaurants, karaoke shops, pachinko parlors and red light establishments. Of special interest to noodle lovers is the Ramen Yokocho, a narrow lane lined with shops serving Sapporo's famous ramen.

Once you have enjoyed this vibrant district, we will meet the guide and coach driver and make our way back to the hotel where we will enjoy dinner and the evening will be free for your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 7 Finish in Sapporo
After breakfast, you will have the day free at your leisure until we have to say goodbye and head back to New Chitose Airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast
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