Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Chubu  /  Nagano Prefecture  /  Shimotakai-gun  /  Yamanouchi-machi  /  Winter Sports  /  Shiga Kogen Ski Area

Shiga Kogen Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi

(4.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Hit the slopes at Shiga Kogen Ski Area, a vast, snow-covered area consisting of 21 connected ski resorts that all accept the same lift pass. Snow sports enthusiasts and beginners alike can be certain of the professional standard of the ski area, which hosted various competitions during the 1998 Winter Olympics. Its rich variety of trails, downhills, and jumps spreads across an enormous 600 ha (1,483 ac) of terrain. The surrounding national park offers plenty of off-slope entertainment, with hot springs and a monkey sanctuary, where snow monkeys bathe in the hot springs. Make Shiga Kogen Ski Area part of your personalized Yamanouchi-machi itinerary using our Yamanouchi-machi vacation generator.
Create a full Yamanouchi-machi itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Yamanouchi-machi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Yamanouchi-machi by other users

3 days in Yamanouchi-machi BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Japan BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BELGIUM December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Tokyo, Yamanouchi-machi & Kyoto BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Japan BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in Japan BY A USER FROM JAPAN March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This ski area is massive! Like too big to do all the runs in 2 days. Wish I had more time here. Ideally, 3-7 days. Loads of runs to choose from for beginners, intermediate, and expert. Quite quiet her...  more »
  • This is one of Japan's best ski resorts. About 4 hours out of Tokyo by the Bullet train,bus then taxi or share I mini bus from Tokyo airport to your hotel door. This is Japan's largest ski area. Yes i...  more »
  • Is a hot spring located in Shiga Kogen foot foot. Located near the tourist attraction is the monkey in the hot springs, ski season is come many tourists. Hot springs are not so sure.
    View original