Located in the main island of Honshu, Niigata is the capital city of the Niigata prefecture. Its easy access from Tokyo -just 2 hours drive– together with a high average snowfall and great powder snow make it a perfect destination for a short skiing trip. In the Niigata area you will find many ski resorts and great backcountry skiing possibilities. Come enjoy fantastic powder runs in this winter sports paradise. You can also relax at some nearby onsen (hotsprings) and discover the unique Japanese culture and traditions. Take your pick from our selection of below and enjoy a fantastic backcountry skiing trip in Niigata. Explore-Share only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides.
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