Niseko, Japan

Niseko Village

Niseko Village lies in the heart of the Niseko United ski area, nestled between Annupuri and Grand Hirafu. It offers a huge variety of skiing options including some of the steepest courses on the mountain.

Niseko Village

Niseko Village gets a significant amount of sunlight and, with a spectacular view of Mt. Yotei in the foreground, is a photographers dream. Extensive groomed slopes suitable for all abilities dominate the Niseko Village trail map.

While these areas can be comfortably skied by low intermediate level skiers they also offer more advanced riders an exciting descent. The base of Niseko Village offers fantastic beginner skiing due to its gentle terrain and beginner friendly lifts. The Niseko Village area is well served by a range of lifts including the Niseko Gondola which whisks people up to the Annupuri Peak.

The Wonderland Chair takes you to the top of immaculately groomed runs or to the start of some of the best powder skiing in the area as found on the Superstition course or the Natural Half-Pipes under the old Niseko Village gondola. The top of Niseko Village grants guests access to either Grand Hirafu or Annupuri giving easy access to even more terrific terrain.

Niseko Village Region

Niseko Village offers a terrific base for skiers in the middle of the hill and has stunning views of Mt. Yotei. It has a pleasant atmosphere and the prominent tower hotel is complemented by a number of smaller pensions, restaurants, cafes and bars. The quaint neighborhood leading to the ski area houses some cute eateries as well as the hugely popular Milk Kobo dairy.

This area is dotted with a number of picture-perfect flower fields which blossom in summer and farm shops that offer souvenir shopping and pretty gifts all year round. The winter season beckons pro skiers and photographers as well as skiers of average ability and the area balances local tastes with international influences to create a charming base from which you can experience the Niseko Lifestyle.

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