Tokyo to Niseko: Skiing on the Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

Niseko, in Japan’s northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido, is easily the most popular skiing area in the country. It’s famous for getting lots of dry powder snow (usually upwards of 15 meters) every year and is one of the few places in Japan you can enjoy off-trail skiing. What’s more, the major uptick in international visitors has made Niseko Ski Resorts more accessible than ever.
Here’s a quick guide to the basics of Niseko—how to get there, what slopes the resort is made up of, and how much it will all cost you.
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Getting from Tokyo to Niseko: Transportation options
Train
The Hokkaido Shinkansen has made it a lot easier to get to Niseko by train. In a little over 4 hours, you can get all the way to Shin-Ha

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