Madarao, Myoko & Nozawa has over 13m of snow falling annually and impressive snow walls on the drive in set the scene. The Madarao and Tangram combined lift pass offers 23 lifts and caters for beginner runs to advance powder tree skiing. The Powder Belt pass offers even more terrain combining the 3 ski regions of Madarao, Myoko Kogen and Nozawa Onsen. Not yet a main stream ski resort to Westerners, Madarao offers a true Japanese ski experience. Located 2 hours from Hakuba and 2 hours from Tokyo with easy bullet train access. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get off the beaten track and get some Madapow !!!
If you want to double your powder days by combining both the Hakuba Valley and the Japanese Powder Belt, the below 10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack is for you!
|7 Night Powder Pack||10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack|
Immerse yourself in the Japanese Powder Belt with a 7 Night Powder Pack. Or choose the 10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack for the full experience.
* Limited airport shuttle services early and late season 19 – 21 Dec & 1 – 10 March 8.30pm Narita and 5.15pm Haneda daily. 22 Dec – 28 Feb peak season services, Latest pick up transfer is 8.30pm from Narita and 5.15pm from Haneda Airports
|Prices||7 Night Powder Pack||10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack|
|Dorm or Lodge Room||$1349pp||$2149pp|
|Twin/Double Ensuited Hotel Room||$1899pp||$2959pp|
14th December 2020 to 14th February 2021
|Prices||7 Night Powder Pack**||10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack|
|Dorm or Lodge Room||$1199pp||$2059pp|
|Twin/Double Ensuited Hotel Room||$1659pp||$2829pp|
15th February 2021 to 10th March 2021
**7 Night Powder Pack includes 7th night free.
Newly refurbished in 2020 the Hotel is 400m from the Madarao ski lifts and is walking distance to all the restaurant’s in Madarao village.
The accommodation has an onsite bar that serves Western food, Onsite Ski Hire, An Indoor/Outdoor Onsen bath house and ski locker room. The rooms are mainly ensuited and can cater for couples, families, single travellers and groups. A well appointed modern hotel with forest views, Hotel Madarao offers everything you need for a comfortable stay.
Transfer/ Meet and Greet at Narita Airport
A dedicated Oz Snow tour guide will Meet and Greet you at Narita Airport and transfer you directly to Madarao. On your way to Madarao, your tour guide will issue you with your room numbers and any pre-paid lift tickets. This is also a good opportunity to purchase any discounted ski equipment.
Kick start your days and power up with a bite to eat with included Continental breakfast starting at 7.30am.
Please see reception to book in the days you would like to go to Myoko and Nozawa Onsen. The other days the Madarao ski resort is 400m from your accommodation.
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Madarao, Myoko & Nozawa Onsen are renowned for. With an average snowfall of over 13m per season, get your shred on and experience the terrain of Madarao, Myoko & Nozawa Onsen.
Get to know the gang in Madarao with an included group dinner of local Japanese cuisine. Make sure you see reception to find out what day your included dinner is. For all the other nights you can eat in at the accommodation or take a short stroll into town to try some other Japanese meals.
If you are taking a day off from skiing why not book in for a day tour to see the snow monkeys and the Zenkoji Temple! This is an all day tour and can be booked at reception. Other optional activities include onsens and local festivals. Any questions you have reception will be happy to help!
On your last day in Madarao you will be transferred to the bullet train station at Iiyama. Allowing you to spend time in Tokyo or continue onto the airport.
Wednesday or Saturday
Meet & Greet at Narita Airport
A dedicated Oz Snow tour guide will Meet and Greet you at Narita Airport and transfer you directly to Hakuba. On your way to Hakuba, your tour guide will issue you with your room numbers and any pre-paid lift tickets. This is also a good opportunity to purchase any discounted ski equipment. The remaining lift passes will be given to you in Madarao . This is also a good opportunity to purchase any discounted ski equipment. Please note that this transfer takes approx 5 hours.
Kick start your days and power up with a bite to eat with included continental breakfast starting at 7.30am or head to Recovery Bar which serves hot breakfast options for purchase.
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Hakuba is renowned for and make the most of your Multi-Mountain Lift Pass.
Jump on the main Happo One Gondola straight across the road or catch a shuttle bus to one of the other 12 ski resorts included on your Hakuba Valley Pass. This flexible pass allows you to ski multiple resorts in the same day. So enjoy and explore !!
Get to know the gang in Hakuba with an included group dinner of local Japanese cuisine. Make sure you see reception to find out what day your included dinner is. For all the other nights you can take a short stroll into town to try some other Japanese meals or try the Recovery Bar which serves Western food.
Pack your bags and bid farewell to Hakuba
You will take a 2 hour morning transfer to your accommodation in Madarao
Check into Hotel Madarao and receive your Lift passes for Madarao and Myoko and Nozawa Onsen. Freshen up and get ready for your group dinner to meet your new hosts.
You will have free rein over the Japanese powder belt with our Powder Belt Lift Pass which is usable at Madarao, Myoko and Nozawa Onsen. Speak with the front desk to arrange your transfers to Myoko and Nozawa. Madarao ski resort is 400m from your accommodation.
You can either get the transfer to the bullet train after check out and spend the day in Tokyo (2 Hours away via bullet train). Or get one last morning of riding Madarao (Additional lift pass required at own expense) and then take transfer to the bullet train for Tokyo or the Airport.