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Snow-capped mountains and world-famous ski-resorts are a few things that come to mind when talking about Niseko. However, there is much more to this humble Japanese village than meets the eye. Amidst miles of spectacular skiing trails and helicopter tours, there are more than a dozen local onsens that form the Niseko Onsenkyo as listed by the official Niseko Tourism website. Today, we put the spotlight on these winter land wonders to help you relish the best onsen experience in Niseko. So, what is an onsen? Onsens, as they are called in Japan, are naturally occurring volcanic hot springs that have become part of the country’s rich culture. In Niseko, they offer a welcome relief to strained muscles after a long day of hiking or skiing and is something you should definitely not miss during your visit. Not every onsen is the same as the water varies widely in terms …

Dubbed as “The Aspen of Japan,” Niseko has become one of the world’s most sought after ski destinations. Also known as the world’s powder capital, Niseko is the ultimate skiing destination for its powdery light snow that falls in abundance each year. Come summer season, the region then becomes a must-visit for its bounty of outdoor activities including river rafting, biking, hiking, and more. But before you revel in Niseko’s luxury chalets, world-class resorts, and the beautiful tree-lined slopes of Hokkaido, there are things you should know about the proper etiquette on the island so your visit will go as smooth as can be. Related article: The Four Ski Resorts of Niseko. Japan is widely known for having a group-oriented culture, where maintaining harmonious relationships with others is a way of life. Consideration of other people, being attentive to others, and being aware of one’s own impact in the community …

A winter wonderland that melts to reveal a glorious summer vacation hotspot for nature lovers. Niseko, exquisitely nestled on Japan’s splendid Hokkaido Island, is a spectacular destination during the warmer months. The powder capital of the world, Niseko’s four main resorts attract skiers from across the globe to the island’s unique slopes. However, once the snow stops falling and the ice melts, the region’s magnificent mountainous landscape creates an action-packed, outdoorsy vacation. Add to this unforgettable dining, relaxation, and luxury stays. Niseko is home to luxury chalets rentals which are lavish rural retreats that offer magical views and contemporary designs in the best locations. Premier Golf The low humidity and pleasant temperatures, even during the hottest summer months, makes for the perfect climate for a spot of golf. The good news for golfers is that Niseko boasts some impressive courses, not to mention the most scenic. As well as world-class …

Niseko; the powder capital of the world, and one of the most renowned ski resort hubs across the globe, is a wonderland of magnificent ski resorts on Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island. The resorts run from the summit of Mount Niseko Annupuri, over a thousand meters down to its base, enjoying a long ski season between November and May. With amazing views of the dormant volcano of Mt. Yotei, the Mt. Fuji of Niseko, some of the world’s most amazing luxury chalets, looking out to breathtaking scenes are found at Niseko which sees amazing 15 meters plus of light, dry and consistent powdery snow per season. The four main Niseko ski resorts are Niseko Hirafu, Niseko Village, Niseko Annupuri, and Niseko Hanazono with Hirafu and Hanazono collectively known as Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu; each creating their own distinctive character and atmosphere and all promising an unforgettable experience. The resorts can …

Japan’s most famed ski destination and home to the world’s best powder resorts, Niseko, on Hokkaido Island in the north of the country, is a merely spectacular winter destination; a snow-white wonderland of incredibly beautiful landscapes that attracts Winter sports lovers from across the globe to its world-class slopes. Niseko is a land of off-piste activities too and renowned for its soothing onsen hot spring baths and its vibrant hub of bars, restaurants, and fantastic luxury chalet stays. With views of soaring Mount Yotei, a dormant volcano, defining the mesmerizing snowscapes and the snow-capped peaks of mountains, Niseko boasts three major ski resorts that link together on Mount Niseko-Annupuri. At Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri, winter season runs from late November to early May, while at Niseko Village the season is slightly shorter, running from the beginning of December to early April. As a destination, Niseko inspires visitors with its …