①Closure section : Iwanai - Toya Route (a. k. a Panorama Line), Iwanai - Rankoshi Line, Kutchan - Niseko Line
Closure period: 23 rd October 2017 - May 2018 as planned
②Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line, Shiraikawa Toyoura Line
Closure period: 6 November 2017 - May 2018 as planned
③Closure section : Iwanai Toya Line / Kyowa oikomi 744 - Rankoshi Yunosato (Yunosato Gates) 18km
Closure date: 23 October 2017
④Closure section : Route 268 Iwanai Rankoshi Line / Kyowa Oikomi - Rankoshi Niimi (Rankoshi Niimi Gates) 7km
Closure date: 23 October 2017
⑤Closure section : Kutchan Niseko Line / Kutchan, Hanazono National Forest Park, 12 Rin pan Gate - Niseko cho/ Rankoshi cho (Goshiki Onsen Gates) 6km
Closure date: 11 a.m. 23 October 2017
⑥Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line: Shimamaki Tomari 451 Gates - National Forest Park 3230 Rin pan 5km
Closure date: 2 p.m. 6 November 2017
⑦Closure section : Shiroikawa Toyota Line: Kuromatsunai Higashikawa 374 - Higashikawa Mubannchi 4km
Closure date: 10 a.m. 6 November 2017
For inquiries, please call to the Otaru Construction Management Division, Rankoshi Branch Office TEL 0136-57-5121
Here are the 6 things you should follow when visiting Niseko!
You can download the PDF here.
Find out which restaurants around Niseko are featured!
Coming to Niseko and looking for the best gourmet experience? We are here to help!
Here is a quick list of all the restaurants featured in the 2017 Le Guide Michelin - Hokkaido edition. And don't forget to check out the Niseko Wine & Dine Guide for the most complete restaurant info around the Niseko area.
The Michelin-starred French restaurant is headed by Owner Chef Yuichi Kamimura, a Hokkaido local who spent years perfecting his craft under the renowned chef Tetsuya Wakuda in Sydney’s Tetsuya’s.
Niseko-famous, Ichimura is a popular choice for lunch for locals and visitors to the area. Using only the best of fresh, local ingredients for their soba and famous tempura, each bite is a treat.
Bistro Kutchan Sakaba
Excellent food at a reasonable price. Head Chef Tsuyoshi trained at the Michelin-starred French restaurant Kamimura before opening up his own place in Kutchan. His tapas-style menu is complemented with an impressive wine list.
Other restarants in the area featured in the guide
|Oudon Cafe Hozuki
|Ezo Ramen Katsuji
Don't forget to download the official Niseko app to access the restaurant info right in your palm.
Looking for some great tune for autumn? Look no further.
Created by local artist Masaki 'mfp' Konagai, Niseko Vibes presents heart-warming tunes for chilly Niseko fall season. The journey includes a rare Italian library music, contemporary/spiritual jazz, classic Jazz funk, Hip Hop instrumentals, new/old Soul, a cover of classic Japanese soul, Lo-fi house, rare Disco, and more! Enjoy the mix with a beautiful view of autumn leaves!
Getting ready for the season?! Here are the 2017-18 opening dates for the Niseko United 4 Resorts:
- Niseko Grand Hirafu: Thursday, 23rd Nov
- Niseko Annupuri: Saturday, 25th Nov
- Niseko Village: Friday, 1st Dec
- Niseko Hanazono: Saturday, 2nd Dec
*dates subject to change due to weather condition
You can download the map along with the shuttle schedule:
United shuttle bus schedule 2017-18
Trail Map 2017-18