Hakuba Gondola Lodge

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Hakuba Gondola Lodge

Located directly across the road from the main Happo-One Gondola with the shops, bars and restaurants of Happo Village a short stroll from the Lodge. The main Gondola at Happo opens an hour earlier than all the other lifts. So you if you want fresh powder this is the property for you!! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and Hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics.

The Hakuba Gondola Lodge is located right beside the Hakuba Gondola Hotel. The Lodge offers a budget option for those wanting to hit up the slopes of Hakuba. The main deference between the Hotel and Lodge is that all rooms in Lodge are shared accommodation and do not have en-suites. Western style shared bathroom facilitates are provided.

Departs every Wednesday and Saturday from 13th December 2017 to 24 March 2018.

7 Night Hakuba Powder Pack 10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack
Includes:

  • 7 Nights Accommodation at Hakuba Gondola Lodge
  • 5 Day Hakuba12 Mountain Lift Pass
  • Airport Meet & Greet plus Hakuba Orientation
  • Return Oz Snow Bus from Narita Airport, Tokyo drop off available on return
  • Complementary continental breakfast daily
  • 1x Group Dinner
  • Entry & sightseeing at Matsumoto Castle on return transfer (inc. on Wednesdays or Saturdays only)
  • Shuttle bus to Ski Resorts
Includes:

  • Airport Meet & Greet and  Transfer to Hakuba
  • 6 Nights Accommodation at Hakuba Gondola Lodge
  • Breakfast Daily & 2 x Group Dinners
  • 5 Day Hakuba 12 Mountain Lift Pass
  • Snow Monkey & Zenkoji Temple Day Tour, with Lunch and drop off to Madarao
  • 4 Nights Accommodation at Madarao Hotel
  • 2 Day Madarao & Tangram Combined Lift Pass
  • 1 Day Myoko Akakura Kanko Lift Pass
  • Transfer to Iiyama Station for Tokyo and Airport Bullet Train (ticket at own expense)

*$50 surcharge applies for each airport pick up outside of Wednesday and Saturday evenings & 10 Day Trip will not include Snow Monkey Tour
*Peak Period runs from 13 December to end of February

7 Night Gondola Lodge Powder Pack

10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack

14 Night Gondola Lodge Powder Pack

Lodge Rates

Peak Rates

7 Night Powder Pack 10 Night Powder Pack
4 – 5 Share $1145pp $1695
2 – 3 Share $1399pp $1995

*$50 surcharge applies for each airport pick up outside of Wednesday ans Saturday evenings & 10 Day Trip will not include Monkey Tour.
*Peak Period runs from 13 December to end of February

March Rates

10 Night Powder Pack 10 Night Powder Pack
4 – 5 Share $1099pp $1595pp
2 – 3 Share $1345pp $1895pp

*$50 surcharge applies for each airport pick up outside of Wednesday ans Saturday evenings & 10 Day Trip will not include Monkey Tour.
*Peak Period runs from 13 December to end of February

Itineraries

7 Night Hakuba Powder Pack Itinerary

Day 1
Meet and Greet at Narita Airport:

A dedicated Oz Snow tour guide will Meet and Greet you at Narita Airport & 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. Please note that this transfer takes approx 5hrs until you reach your accommodation.

Day 2 – 7
Breakfast

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.

Skiing
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Hakuba is renowned for & make the most of your Multi-Mountain Lift Pass. With an average snowfall of over 11m per season, get your shred on and experience the terrain of your Hakuba 9 Mountain Lift Pass. After a hard day of skiing, make sure to relax in the Onsen on the basement level of Hakuba Gondola Hotel!

Optional Extras
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!

Day 8
On your last day in Hakuba you will be transferred to Tokyo or to Narita Airport for your return flight home. On your way back to Tokyo you will be stopping at Matsumoto where entry is included. There is also a stop for lunch.

10 Night Explore Nagano Powder Pack Itinerary

Day 1 Wednesday or Saturday
Meet and Greet at Narita Airport

A dedicated Oz Snow tour guide will Meet and Greet you at Narita Airport & transfer you directly to Hakuba. On your way to Hakuba, your tourguide will issue you with your room numbers and a 5 Day Lift Ticket for Hakuba Valley. 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.

Day 2 – 6
Breakfast

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.

Skiing

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 !!

Day 7Snow Monkey Tour & Transfer to Madarao

Pack your bags and bid farewell to Hakuba.

The first stop is the Zenkoji Temple one of Japanese most famous Buddhist temples. Your guide will lead you through the tunnel of enlightenment and main grounds of the temple. A traditional Japanese lunch within the temple grounds will be provided. Next stop is the famous Snow Monkeys of Nagano. Make sure you grab your camera and have appropriate footwear for the walk through the forest to the monkey onsen. After the Snow Monkeys you will be transferred to you accommodation in Madarao

Check into Hotel Madarao and receive your Lift passes for Madarao and Myoko. Freshen up and get ready for the group dinner to meet your new hosts

Day  8 – 10 – Madarao / Myoko

You have a day with lift pass & transfers included to Ski Myoko, please see reception to book in the day you would like to go to Myoko. The other 2 days ski both Madarao and Tangram ski resorts on your combined resort lift pass. Madarao ski resort is 400m from your accommodation.

Day 11 –  Saturday or Tuesday

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) and then take transfer to the bullet train for Tokyo or the Airport.

 

About Hakuba

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Hakuba is widely known as being a first class international resort with some of the best ski/board terrain and snowfall in all of Japan. The Hakuba Valley is a huge expanse of 12 ski resorts offering an incredible variety of terrain and exploring for skiers and snowboarders alike. Whether you want the steepest runs in Japan, tons of dry powder, terrain parks, half pipes or you’re looking for some easy ski runs, Hakuba has it all.The host of the 1998 Winter Olympics and boasting over 1080m of vertical skiing, Hakuba is equivalent to many of the more widely known resorts of North America.

It is easily accessible, only 5 hours from Tokyo and offers a real Japanese experience along with some great nightlife all within walking distance from our accommodation.

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All equipment can be arranged and purchased after you arrive in Japan with our crew in Hakuba. We have a rental shop onsite with a full range of standard and performance ski and snowboard equipment.

Ski / Board Hire 3 Days 5-6 Days Extra Days
Skis, Poles, & Boots $125 $209 $40 per day
Snowboard & Boots $125 $209 $40 per day

Optional Tours/Activities

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Japan isn’t all about the skiing… There is a whole lot of culture, food, language and good times to soak up. That’s why we give you guys the option of getting amongst what Japan has to offer, and lets be serious your legs will need a rest after some glorious Japanese powder. For any other on ground requirements ask our guides when you get to Hakuba who would be happy to help. They speak English and Japanese and have over 15 collective years experience in Japan.

  • Night Skiing or Boarding*
  • Private Traditional Japanese “Onsen” Bathhouse*
  • Snow Monkeys and Zenkoji Temple Day tour*
  • Group Dinner and party night

*extra tariff applies

The Tokyo Experience is only $175AUD per person/night.

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Oz Snow Hosted Trip

Oz Snow Hosted Trip

Oz Snow trips have become legendary for a reason! Come to Hakuba with the Oz Snow Crew where we will look after you… Oz Snow makes it all easy, from picking you up at the airport to showing you the secret pow stashes and everything in between. If you are looking for the best Japanese cuisine, a mix of culture, scenery, activities and of coarse the best spots to shred on the day – come to Hakuba with Oz Snow Crew. Hakuba boast 9 world-class resorts in one valley for you to choose from with terrain that suits the very beginner to the backcountry guru.

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Hakuba Gondola Hotel

Hakuba Gondola Hotel

Located directly across the road from the main Happo-One Gondola with the shops, bars and restaurants of Happo Village a short stroll from the Hotel. The main Gondola at Happo opens an hour earlier than all the other lifts. So you if you want fresh powder this is the property for you!! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and Hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics. The Hotel Features double, Twin and family rooms options with all rooms having private bathroom facilities. The property features a Bar, Restaurant, Guest Lounge, Onsite Ski Hire Shop & Ski Locker Room.

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Hakuba Gondola Lodge

Hakuba Gondola Lodge

Located directly across the road from the main Happo-One Gondola with the shops, bars and restaurants of Happo Village a short stroll from the Lodge. The main Gondola at Happo opens an hour earlier than all the other lifts. So you if you want fresh powder this is the property for you!! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and Hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics.

The Hakuba Gondola Lodge is located right beside the Hakuba Gondola Hotel. The Lodge offers a budget option for those wanting to hit up the slopes of Hakuba. The main deference between the Hotel and Lodge is that all rooms in Lodge are shared accommodation and do not have en-suites. Western style shared bathroom facilitates are provided.

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Wind Jacket Lodge

Wind Jacket Lodge

The Lodge is located just 100 metres from the lifts of Happo One and has a street full of bars and restaurants. There is a free shuttle bus steps away from the front door which will transfer you to the other mountains in the region. So if you want fresh powder Hakuba is the place for you!! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and Hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics.

The Lodge offers a budget option for those wanting to hit up the slopes of Hakuba. Western style shared bathroom facilitates are provided.

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Mominoki Hotel

Mominoki Hotel

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