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DECEMBER 2018 TO MARCH 2019 Ski EXPERIENCE JAPAN PLUS Prices in this brochure are subject to change. For current prices, please visit www.japanski.com.au. We constantly monitor and review exchange rates. JTB Australia www.japanski.com.au jtbaustralia

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For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. 2 Prices above are correct at time of printing. For current prices please see www.japanski.com.au Kiroro Niseko Furano HOKKAIDO HONSHU Tokyo Nagoya Osaka Sapporo Rusutsu Tomamu Nozawa Onsen Appi Shiga Kogen Myoko Hakuba Naeba Manza Zao Shizukuishi Aizu Hakkoda Asahikawa Airport New Chitose Airport Sendai Airport Haneda Airport Narita Airport welcome to Japan Japan is probably best known for the bright lights and bustle of its two big cities, Tokyo and Kyoto.

Less well known, however, is that only a short distance away are some 600+ ski resorts, boasting some of the world’s best champagne powder snow, challenging runs and amazing scenery.

Japan’s myriad of ski resorts are well serviced, uncrowded, and offer beautiful skiing across a variety of terrain. Tree runs, backcountry and guided tours further reward the most discerning deep powder enthusiast, with repeat runs on untracked snow often enjoyed well into the afternoon. Japan is made up of four main islands. The main island of Honshu is home to Japan’s major ski areas, with four resort towns of particular note. Shiga Kogen and Hakuba resorts in Nagano hosted events of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics and are of world-class standard. These resorts are accessible by train or bus from Tokyo and are within easy reach of each other.

Shiga Kogen is one of the world’s largest ski resorts, whilst Hakuba offers Japan’s steepest ski runs. Myoko and the surrounding region offer almost endless powder skiing and snowboarding options. The area boasts some of the best skiing conditions in Asia, with an average base of four metres each year – all just a short trip from Tokyo. Nozawa Onsen is the perfect resort to visit to experience the charm of an old-time Japanese village, while still enjoying the best that Japanese skiing has to offer. The north island of Hokkaido is also very popular among Australian skiers, and has five outstanding ski resort areas: Niseko, Rusutsu, Furano, Tomamu and Kiroro.

HONSHU TRAVEL TIMES: TO HAKUBA/SHIGA KOGEN/MYOKO: Airport to resort by Nagano Snow Shuttle Bus | 5 hours Tokyo f Nagano Station | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 1.5 hours Kyoto, Osaka via Nagoya f Nagano Station | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 4 hours Nagano Station f Hakuba, Shiga Kogen | Local Bus | 1 hour Nagano Station f Myoko | Local Train | 40 minutes NOZAWA ONSEN: Airport to Nozawa by Nagano Snow Shuttle Bus | 5 hours Tokyo f Iiyama | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 2 hours Iiyama f Nozawa | Local bus | 25 minutes MANZA: Tokyo f Karuizawa | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 1.5 hours Karuizawa f Manza | Shuttle Bus | 1.5 hours NAEBA: Tokyo f Naeba | Bus | 3.5 hours Tokyo f Echigo Yuzawa Station | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 1.5 hours Echigo Yuzawa Station f Naeba | Shuttle Bus | 50 minutes MADARAO: Tokyo f Iiyama | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 1.5 hours Iiyama f Madarao | Bus | 35 mins HAKKODA: Tokyo f Shin Aomori | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 3 hours Shin Aomori f Hakkoda | Local Bus | 1 hour APPI: Tokyo f Morioka | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 2.5 hours Morioka f Appi | Local Bus | 1 hour Hanamaki Airport (Flying from Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka) f Appi | Local Bus | 1 hour SHIZUKUISHI: Tokyo f Morioka Station | Shinkansen Bullet train | 2.5 hours Morioka Station f Shizukuishi | Bus | 1 hour ZAO: Tokyo f Yamagata Station | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 3 hours Yamagata Station f Zao | Local Bus | 40 minutes AIZU: Tokyo f Koriyama | Shinkansen Bullet Train | 1 hour 20 minutes Koriyama f Aizu Wakamatsu | JR Train | 40 minutes HOKKAIDO TRAVEL TIMES: FURANO: New Chitose Airport f Furano | Coach Transfer | 3 hours Sapporo f Furano | Coach Transfer | 2.5 hours Asahikawa Airport f Furano | Coach Transfer | 1 hour TOMAMU: New Chitose Airport f Tomamu Station | JR Express Train | 1.5 hours KIRORO: New Chitose Airport f Kiroro | Coach Transfer | 2 hours RUSUTSU: New Chitose Airport f Rusutsu | Coach Transfer | 1.5 hours Sapporo f Rusutsu | Coach Transfer | 1.5 hours Rusutsu f Niseko | Coach Transfer | 45 minutes NISEKO: New Chitose Airport f Niseko | Coach Transfer | 2.5 hours Sapporo f Niseko | Coach Transfer | 2.5 hours Niseko f Rusutsu | Coach Transfer | 45 minutes

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For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. 3 Prices above are correct at time of printing. For current prices please see www.japanski.com.au Why Choose WILL TAKE YOU ALL THE WAY: JTB’s land packages include not only ski accommodation and ski lift passes but also transport right to your resort. ENSURES YOUR SAFETY: All accommodation that JTB recommends and books has passed strict safety compliance requirements in Japan. These include company registration, permits for guest accommodation, fire safety regulations, permits to serve food (where food is provided) and public liability insurance.

Your safety is of our utmost concern.

IS NUMBER ONE IN AUSTRALIA: JTB is the biggest Japan travel operator in Australia. JTB not only caters for your ski requirements but also travelling around Japan in general. You can depend on us as a one stop shop for your pre & post-ski sightseeing, accommodation and your total Japan Experience. CAN TAILOR MAKE YOUR ITINERARY: Packages in our brochure offer just a small selection of options for your ski holiday. JTB can also create a personal itinerary to suit your individual needs. Call us now to book your next trip to Japan. Rest easy knowing your travel plans are in the hands of JTB, the Japan Travel experts.

To avoid disappointment, JTB Australia recommends that all land arrangements are pre-booked prior to your departure from Australia. Popular accommodation often fills up early. Bookings can easily be made via phone or email to your nearest JTB office located in Sydney and Melbourne (see back of brochure or our website for details). All package prices are land only. We are also happy to quote on airfares, or custom build a package to your personal requirements. Please contact JTB or your licensed travel agent today for more information. Here are some facts to assist you in making the most of your Japan ski holiday NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN JAPAN DECEMBER 2018 – MARCH 2019 23 December Emperor’s Birthday 01 January New Year’s Day Holiday 09 January Coming of Age Day 11 February National Foundation Day 21 March Vernal Equinox Day p4 HONSHU p4 HAKUBA p8 NOZAWA ONSEN p10 MYOKO p12 MADARAO, ARAI p13 NAEBA, MANZA p14 SHIGA KOGEN p15 APPI, SHIZUKUISHI p16 AIZU p18 ZAO, HAKKODA p19 HOKKAIDO p19 NISEKO p22 TOMAMU p24 RUSUTSU p25 FURANO, ASAHIDAKE, ASAHIKAWA p26 KIRORO p27 TOKYO – HOTELS AND TOURS p28 KYOTO – HOTELS AND TOURS p29 OTHER CITIES – HOTELS AND TICKETS p30 OTHER CITIES – JAPAN RAIL PASS AND KOREA SKI p31 BOOKING CONDITIONS p32 RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ p32 RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ – FULLY ESCORTED TOUR p34 RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ – HOTEL PACKAGES SNOW MONKEYS: These unique, wild monkeys that bath in the natural hot springs of Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Nagano prefecture are a must see! JTB offers tours & transfers via the Snow Monkey Park from Tokyo, Nagano, Hakuba & Shiga Kogen, Nozawa, Myoko.

Contact us for more details!

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4 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Hakuba Hakuba Hakuba boasts the steepest runs of Japan’s 600 ski resorts. Hakuba is home to seven resorts, which encircle the massive Olympic Ski Jump Stadium. Consistent powder snow on many challenging runs at Hakuba makes this region a high priority destination for serious ski travellers in Japan. The distinct small village atmosphere of this resort town is another major drawcard.

Growing popularity among skiers and snowboarders around the world is a testament to its charm.

HAKUBA THE CULTURED HOTEL LOCATION: MISORANO A budget hotel located in the Misorano area of Hakuba village and 5 minutes drive to Happo-One Ski Resort. 7 NIGHTS FROM $989 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Pay by 31 Oct Twin share, Standard room (04-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under HOTEL DE LAILE LOCATION: WADANO Located only a 3 minute walk to the slopes, this property offers compact rooms with private facilities. Indoor and outdoor hot springs on site are also a plus. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,050 PER PERSON Twin share, Standard room (03-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: Early May Night Skiing: Yes, until 9pm Max Elevation (m): 1,831 Vertical Rise (m): 1,071 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 35% / 40% / 25% Longest Course (m): 8,000 No.

of Courses/Runs: 77 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 100 Max Gradient: 35 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Hakuba – From $127 per person one way, coach, 5hrs Narita/Haneda Airport, Tokyo to Nagano – $222 per adult, 5 day flexi JR East pass Nagano to Hakuba – Local bus, 1hr HOTEL GORYUKAN LOCATION: HAPPO-ONE Hotel Goryukan is a clean and comfortable, family friendly hotel, located 5 minutes walk to the base of Happo-One ski area.

7 NIGHTS FROM $997 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Pay by 30 Aug Twin share, Standard room (25 Feb - 31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under

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5 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Hakuba HAKUBA MOEGI LOCATION: HAPPO Virtually on the ski slopes, Hotel Moegi is one of the finest located properties in Hakuba.

It is immaculately maintained and gives you a fantastic array of accommodation choices, suitable for all kinds of travellers. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,305 PER PERSON Twin share, standard room (01-21 Dec, 25 Feb-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under HOTEL WEISSER HOF HAPPEI LOCATION: HAPPO Within walking distance to Happo-One Ski Resort, this property features Japanese & western accommodation, hot spring bath and sauna facilities.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,243 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Pay by 30 Jun 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,294 PER PERSON Twin share, Standard room (03-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under HOTEL ABEST HAPPO ALDEA LOCATION: WADANO Located right at Happo-One ski Resort. This hotel prides itself in delivering high-quality customer service. Offers a free shuttle service to local restaurants & bars every evening. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,484 PER PERSON Twin share, standard room (14-27 Dec, 01 Feb-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under LA NEIGE HONKAN LOCATION: WADANO A beautiful European style hotel located in Wadano, a 10 minute walk to Happo-One Sakka lift.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,662 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 30 Sep Twin share, Standard room (03-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under LA NEIGE HIGASHIGAN LOCATION: WADANO This stylish European inspired property located within walking distance to the Sakka chair lifts in the Wadano area of Hakuba.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,767 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug Twin share, Standard room (03-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under BRAZE CLUB LOCATION: WADANO This property is only 2 minutes walk to the Sakka lift at Happo-One ski area. It offers western-style twin & family rooms with private bathrooms. There is a communal kitchen plus a communal lounge area with a cinema screen. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,100 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Pay by 30 Jun 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,151 PER PERSON Twin share, Standard room (03-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under HAKUBA TOKYU HOTEL LOCATION: WADANO A luxury 4-star hotel located 10 minutes walk from Happo-One ski lifts.

This European inspired property offers a range of western style rooms. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,429 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug Twin share, Standard room (08-14 Dec, 10-24, 27-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under MOMINOKI HOTEL LOCATION: WADANO A deluxe hotel conveniently located in Wadano area, next to Happo-One lifts. With sophisticated guest rooms enjoy the beautiful forest views from your room window. Natural indoor and outdoor hot springs also are available. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,182 PER PERSON Twin share, standard room (01-14 Dec, 17-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under HAKUBA YAMANO HOTEL LOCATION: JUMP STADIUM A 10 minute drive from Happo-One Ski Resort and a 5 minute drive to Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park, this property offers both Japanese and western rooms and hot springs.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,148 PER PERSON Twin share, Standard room (01-21 Dec, 04-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 6 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under

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6 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Hakuba ALPINE CHALET HAKUBA LOCATION: ECHOLAND A very affordable 2, 3 and 4 self-contained chalet accommodation with free shuttle bus to major resorts.

Only a 10 minute walk from Happo bus terminal. 7 NIGHTS FROM $788 PER PERSON 3 and 4 bedrooms (6, 8 people) (04-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under BLUEBIRD CHALET LOCATION: ECHOLAND Centrally located in the heart of Hakuba and a short walk to a number of restaurants, cafes and bars in Echoland, this property is the perfect choice to stay for your next ski holiday!

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,207 PER PERSON 3 bedroom room (6 people) (04-31 Mar) 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,015 PER PERSON 3 bedroom room (8 people) (04-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under PHEONIX CHALETS LOCATION: WADANO The Phoenix Chalets are luxury 2 and 3 bedroom western, chalet style guesthouses that are furnished with a modern, understated elegance. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,675 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD BOOK by 30 Jun 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,812 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (4 people) (11-31 Mar) 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,675 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD BOOK by 30 Jun 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,812 PER PERSON 3 bedroom room (6 people) (11-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under *4 bedroom rates also available ALPINE AZUMI LOCATION: WADANO Superior apartments perfectly located, only a minute walk to Sakka Ski Slope.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,137 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD BOOK by 31 Oct 2 bedroom room (4 people) (01-21 Dec, 18-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under GAKUTO VILLA LOCATION: WADANO Two story chalets providing guests with modern and comfortable self-contained experience. Located in Wadano area, only minutes away from restaurants, onsens and a short walk to Happo-One lifts. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,570 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (4 people) (01-31Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under KOHARU RESORT HOTEL & SUITE LOCATION: WADANO Offering a range of apartments with low-key luxury and comfort, located at the Wadano area, guests can access to the nearby ski resorts by shuttle bus, just outside the accommodation.

7 NIGHTS FROM $2,043 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (4 people) (01-31 Mar) 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,682 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (6 people) (01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under SKY PARK HAPPO LOCATION: HAPPO SAKKA Offering sleek luxury style 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments with a convenient location. Only 1 minute from Happo Sakka Slope. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,205 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (4 people) (18-31 Mar) 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,068 PER PERSON 3 bedroom room (6 people) (18-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under Visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park and see the monkeys bathe in the natural hot springs, lunch at Obuse, a small town that blends Japanese culture, arts, good food and sake.

Also, visit Zenkoji Temple which holds the first Buddhist statue ever brought to Japan.

FROM $149 PER PERSON Dec–Feb: (Every day except 1st Jan) Mar: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat SNOW MONKEY TOUR Since 1964, Jigokudani Yaenkoen has been loved by many people all over the world. Jigokudani Yaenkoen is a unique and interesting place located in the valley of Yokoyu-River that flows from Shigakogen area of the northern part of Nagano-Prefecture. It’s called Jigokudani (Hell’s Valley) because of the steep cliffs and steam coming off the springs. It’s also buried in snow almost one-third of the year. But this place is a paradise for monkeys. It has become a popular place for watching monkeys bathe in the natural hot springs!

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7 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. HOTEL CULTURED LOCATION: MISORANO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $656 $467 Package B $776 $539 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,096 $799 Package B $1,273 $912 • Package is available for 2-3 people. Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room.

HAKUBA YAMANO HOTEL LOCATION: HAPPO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $904 $603 Package B $1,032 $690 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,620 $1,108 Package B $1,828 $1,233 • Includes one free dinner • Package available for 2-3 people.

Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room. • 5 person rooms also available. HOTEL ABEST HAPPO ALDEA (formerly High Mount Hotel) LOCATION: UPPER WADANO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,007 $675 Package B $1,142 $769 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,760 $1,263 Package B $1,971 $1,394 • Includes one free dinner • Package available for 2-3 people. Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room.

• 5 person rooms also available. MOMINOKI HOTEL LOCATION: MIDDLE WADANO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,157 $781 Package B $1,293 $871 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,958 $1,343 Package B $2,168 $1,472 • Package available for 2-3 people. Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room. • Deluxe rooms are also available for 3-4 people. HAKUBA TOKYU HOTEL LOCATION: MIDDLE WADANO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,444 $980 Package B $1,579 $1,077 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $2,200 $1,514 Package B $2,411 $1,643 • Package available for 2-3 people.

Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room.

• Deluxe rooms are also available for 3-4 people. HOTEL HAKUBA LOCATION: MIZUHO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $735 $482 Package B $886 $482 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,432 $972 Package B $1,579 $1,123 • Package is available for 2-3 people. Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room. HOTEL GORYUKAN LOCATION: HAPPO 4 NIGHTS 5 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $934 $490 Package B $1,070 $580 7 NIGHTS 8 DAY PACKAGE Price (per person) from ADULT CHILD (7-12) Package A $1,519 $829 Package B $1,730 $961 • Package is available for 2-3 people.

Child rate is only applicable with 2 paying adults in the room.

HAKUBA VALLEY 5 DAY & 8 DAY SKI PACKAGE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 30 November 2018 5 Day Package A Includes: • 4 nights accommodation, standard room • Daily breakfast • 3 day Hakuba Valley lift pass (Can be used at 9 ski resorts in Hakuba) 5 Day Package B Includes: • Package A + • Standard model ski or snowboard rental for 3 days 8 Day Package A Includes: • 7 nights accommodation, standard room • Daily breakfast • 5 day Hakuba Valley lift pass (Can be used at 9 ski resorts in Hakuba) • One free optional tour 8 Day Package B Includes: • Package A + • Standard model ski or snowboard rental for 5 days Honshu – Hakuba Please note that New Year surcharges will apply.

Contact JTB for a quotation. * Lesson prices available. See website for details.

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8 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Nozawa Nozawa Onsen Nozawa Onsen village is located at the foot of Kenashi-yama (1,650m), among beautiful natural surroundings and a number of hot springs. The snow resort offers the best of modern facilities for skiers and snowboarders, while the Nozawa Onsen village itself manages to maintain its traditional atmosphere. When the snow arrives each year, so too do skiers and snowboarders keen to enjoy good snow cover in a distinctly Japanese setting.

Energy levels in the town reflect the influx of visitors, rising as each ski season brings new friends. LODGE MATSUYA A pension style accommodation providing both western and Japanese-style rooms, located in the heart of Nozawa Onsen town. It is only a 3 minute walk to the moving walkway to the ski fields.

7 NIGHTS FROM $979 PER PERSON Western twin share (16-22 Dec, 03-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under KAWAHIRO A family run traditional Japanese style pension in an amazing location only minutes away from the Nagasaka Gondola. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,126 PER PERSON Twin share, Japanese room (15-30 Dec, 03-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under SEISENSO A 7 minute walk from Hikage Ski Resort. A Japanese-style guest house featuring fresh Japanese cuisine and an indoor hot spring bath.

7 NIGHTS FROM $876 PER PERSON Twin share, Japanese room (11-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: Mid April Night Skiing: No Max Elevation (m): 1,650 Vertical Rise (m): 1,085 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 40% / 30% / 30% Longest Course (m): 10,000 No.

of Courses/Runs: 20 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 20 Max Gradient: 39 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Nozawa – From $127 per adult one way, coach, 5hrs Narita/Haneda Airport, Tokyo to Iiyama – $222 per adult, 5 day flexi JR East pass, approx 3hrs Iiyama to Nozawa – $9 per adult one way, bus, 25mins

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9 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Nozawa Onsen KAWAICHIYA A Japanese style accommodation located close to the central village and less than 400m from the Shinyu ski lift. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,442 PER PERSON Western twin room (24 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under JONNOBI A stylish, modern, Japanese-style ryokan with 16 Japanese and western rooms located in the heart of Nozawa Onsen town.

A 3 minute walk to the moving walkway which takes you to the ski fields. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,720 PER PERSON Twin share, Japanese room with bed (01-21 Dec, 01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under NOZAWA ONSEN HOTEL A comfortable and spacious property with good facilities and located close to the slopes. The hotel is positioned approx 3 minutes walk to the Yu Road moving walkway to the slopes.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,365 PER PERSON Western twin room (01-21 Dec, 03-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under NOZAWA GRAND HOTEL This property offers a variety of comfortable and stylish rooms and is only a 5 minute walk to the moving walkway that takes you to the ski lifts. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,507 PER PERSON Economy western twin room (01-22 Dec, 02-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under RYOKAN SAKAYA Only a few minutes away from the ski slopes, this luxury Japanese-style ryokan is located in the heart of Nozawa Onsen town.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,914 PER PERSON Twin share, Japanese room (01-21 Dec, 01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under SHIRAKABA Located at the base of the mountain in Nozawa village, this ski chalet property is only 5 minutes walk to Juodo Hot Spring and 13 minutes walk to Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort. Ideal for groups or families. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,250 PER PERSON Twin share, Japanese room (01-22 Dec, 04-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under 7 NIGHTS FROM $808 PER PERSON 2 bedroom room (4 people) (01-22 Dec, 04-31 Mar) Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under 7 NIGHTS FROM $837 PER PERSON 3 bedroom room (6 people) (01-22 Dec, 04-31 Mar) Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under GASTHOF SCHI-HEIL Lodge style accommodation located in the heart of the village with large en-suites rooms.

A 5 minute walk to the local public baths, restaurants, bars and a 7 minute walk to the moving walkway taking you to Hikage Gondola. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,204 PER PERSON Western twin room (15-21 Dec, 01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under PENSION SCHNEE An excellent economically priced accommodation option for your ski trip. The property is located on the slopes. It provides a free shuttle bus to and from Nozawa station. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,151 PER PERSON Twin share, shared facilities (01-20 Dec, 01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under HAUS ST.

ANTON A European style boutique lodge ideal for any type of traveller. Only a 3 minute walk to the moving walkway which takes you to the Ski Resort. Also close to restaurants, bars and shops in town. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,783 PER PERSON Twin share, shared facilities (01-21 Dec, 01-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 15yrs and under

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10 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Myoko AKAKURASO A 5 minute walk from Akakura Onsen bus stop, this property offers simple Japanese-style rooms with mountain views. 7 NIGHTS FROM $935 PER PERSON Japanese room, shared facilities (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) PETIT HOUSE FOR YOU A bright, clean pension style guest house located 10 minutes walk away from the Akakura Kanko ski resorts sky cable gondola.

7 NIGHTS FROM $844 PER PERSON Western twin share (01 Dec, 31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) HOTEL MOC Economy accommodation with combination Japanese and western rooms, located right opposite the Akakura Ski Resort. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,027 PER PERSON Western twin share (24 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) AKAKURA YOURS INN A small family run accommodation located in the highland resort area very close to Myoko Kogen JR Station.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,027 PER PERSON Western twin share, toilet only (24 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) AKAKURA PARK HOTEL Economy style accommodation located in the heart of Akakura Onsen Ski Village and only a 4 minute walk to the ski lifts.

7 NIGHTS FROM $895 PER PERSON Western twin share, shared facilities (01-27 Dec, 17 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) KOGEN HOTEL TAIZAN A traditional Japanese style inn located 5 minutes walk to Akakura Kanko Resort or Akakura Onsen ski. The property has a mixture of Japanese and western rooms with four different onsen baths. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,107 PER PERSON Western twin share (01-28 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: Mid April Night Skiing: Yes, until 9pm Max Elevation (m): 1,855 Vertical Rise (m): 1,124 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 45% / 35% / 20% Longest Course (m): 8,500 No.

of Courses/Runs: 54 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 34 Max Gradient: 38 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Myoko – From $139 per adult one way, coach, 5hrs Narita/Haneda Airport, Tokyo to Nagano – $222 per adult, 5 day flexi JR East pass, approx 3hrs Nagano to Myoko – local train/bus 40mins) Myoko Myoko is by no means a big city. A real mountain ski town, Myoko sits snug at the base of one of Japan’s most beautiful mountains. Here you will find a profound, almost eerie silence that comes with the heavy blanket snows. The billowing steam of the local onsen (hot springs) promises warmth after a day in the snow.

There are endless ways to enjoy skiing here, with powder snow, long scenic slopes and mogul courses for skiers to conquer.

11 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Myoko OYADO FURUYA Located in the centre of the main street of Akakura, the property provides convenient access to major ski resorts. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,555 PER PERSON Japanese or western room (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) AKAKURA HOTEL & ANNEX An economically priced property located a short walk to the ski lifts and village.

The property is joined to the Akakura Hotel by a long hallway giving guests access to both facilities.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,108 PER PERSON Western twin share (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) TSUBAME HILAND LODGE Only 5 minute drive to Seki Onsen ski area and able to ski straight down to Akakura ski resort, this property is well located and boasts both outdoor and indoor onsen hot springs. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,311 PER PERSON Japanese room (01 Dec-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily dinner & breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) AKAKURA HOTEL MAIN Located only a short distance to Akakura Onsen ski area and a short walk to main village street and restaurants/shops.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,454 PER PERSON Japanese room twin share (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) RESORT HOTEL ALP A European inspired ski in/out property which is easily accessible not only to the ski fields but to the local village as well. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,362 PER PERSON Western twin share (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) AKAKURA KANKO HOTEL A European style ski resort with a unique Japanese touch, the property is ski in/out and nestled amongst the slopes.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,992 PER PERSON Western twin share (01-29 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) KOGAKURO HOTEL A well located Japanese style ryokan in Akakura Village near the base of the ski resort. The property offers hot spring facilities.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,169 PER PERSON Japanese or western room, shared facilities (01-27 Dec, 03 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under) HOTEL CENTRAL Located opposite the ski slopes and only a 5 minute walk to the main village area. This 3-star property provides good size guest rooms which are great for families and groups. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,078 PER PERSON Japanese & western twin share, toilet only (01 Dec-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass + daily breakfast SPECIAL Book 10 nights get 1 night FREE Child Discount $39 (12yrs and under)

12 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Lotte Arai Resort Honshu – Madarao Madarao Kogen Madarao Mountain Resort is located in the north-eastern part of Nagano prefecture and is a fantastic destination to try the famed powder of the central Japanese alps! The area is renowned for its average snowfalls of about 10 to 13 meters per season. There is some great tree skiing and reasonably steep bowls, and off-piste skiing is permitted.

This resort is still somewhat of an undiscovered treasure but is quickly gaining in popularity! Located in the northern outskirts of the Myoko ski area about 2 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen bullet train, this luxury hotel complex offers something for everyone! The major draw card for this resort is it’s off-piste areas, and by hike you can access plenty of vertical terrains . 4 NIGHTS FROM $740 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug Twin share Includes daily breakfast + 3 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs (15-21 Dec, 24-28 Dec, 17-22 Mar, 24-29 Mar) MADARAO KOGEN HOTEL A well located ski in/out property with western/Japanese style combination rooms – accommodating up to 4 people.

Features include outdoor hot springs on site, communal bar area with open fire, ski rentals plus much more. 4 NIGHTS FROM $605 PER PERSON Twin share (WD 10-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 3 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs MONAILE MADARAO Located right in the Madarao village, this condominium style ski in/out property is in a prime location to the slopes. 4 NIGHTS FROM $547 PER PERSON Twin share (WD 10-31 Mar) Includes daily breakfast + 3 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: End of March Night Skiing: No Max Elevation (m): 1,382 Vertical Rise (m): 440 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 35% / 40% / 25% Longest Course (m): 2,500 No.

of Courses/Runs: 28 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 15 Max Gradient: 36 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Madarao – From $139 per person one way, coach, 5hrs Tokyo to Iiyama by train + Iiyama to Madarao – by bus, 3.5hrs MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: End of March Night Skiing: Yes Max Elevation (m): 1,280 Vertical Rise (m): 951 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 25% / 45% / 30% Longest Course (m): 5,200 No. of Courses/Runs: 11 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 5 TRANSPORT INFORMATION Tokyo to Jotesu – Myoko – by train – Railpass, 1.5hrs Free shuttle bus to Lotte Arai, 30mins

13 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Manza Honshu – Naeba Naeba is the perfect getaway for any traveller looking to get a little Japan ski experience during their Tokyo stay. It is the most accessible resort from Tokyo city. A beautiful hot spring resort town offering well groomed uncrowded slopes combined with spectacular vistas in pristine surroundings. A great escape for skiers and snowboarders seeking a relaxing holiday not too far from Tokyo.

MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: End of March Night Skiing: Yes, 8:30pm Max Elevation (m): 1,789 Vertical Rise (m): 889 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 30% / 40% / 30% Longest Course (m): 4,000 No. of Courses/Runs: 19 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 13 Max Gradient: 45 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Tokyo to Naeba $52 adult/$26 child one way Naeba White Snow Shuttle, 3hrs 30mins Tokyo to Echigo Yuzawa $222 per adult Bullet Train, 70mins 5 day flexi JR East pass Echigo Yuzawa to Naeba – free shuttle bus, 30mins MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: End of March Night Skiing: Yes, 8pm Max Elevation (m): 1,994 Vertical Rise (m): 348 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 20% / 40% / 40% Longest Course (m): 2,000 No.

of Courses/Runs: 9 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 5 Max Gradient: 32 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Tokyo to Karuizawa by bullet train – $222 per adult, 5 day flexi JR East pass, 60mins Karuizawa to Manza by free shuttle bus, 100mins MANZA PRINCE HOTEL Manza Prince Hotel sits amongst the beautiful backdrop of Joshinetsu National Park and offers a ski in/ski out location for the discerning powder hound, meaning less time transporting your gear and more time using it on the mountain.

4 NIGHTS FROM $398 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug Twin share (WD 04-11 Jan, 14 Jan-08 Feb, 11 Feb-31 Mar) Prices include daily breakfast + 3 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs NAEBA PRINCE HOTEL Naeba Prince Hotel is a western style property that has ski in/ski out access. The property is also very family friendly, with various sizes of rooms that can accommodate anyone from couples to groups. 4 NIGHTS FROM $414 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Stay 4 Pay 3 – Book by 31 Aug Twin share, building 4, 6 (24 Feb-31 Mar) Prices include daily breakfast + 3 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs 7 NIGHTS FROM $801 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Stay 7 Pay 6 - Book by 31 Aug Twin share, building 4, 6 (24 Feb-31 Mar) Prices include daily breakfast + 6 day lift pass Child Discount: Applies up to 12yrs

14 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Shiga Kogen HOTEL GRAND PHEONIX OKUSHIGA LOCATION: OKUSHIGA Located right at the slopes of Okushiga Kogen, only a minute walk to the lifts this European style luxury chalet is an ideal option for all snow lovers! 7 NIGHTS FROM $2,111 PER PERSON Twin share (15-22 Dec, 04 Jan-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under SHIGA PALACE HOTEL LOCATION: YAMANOUCHI Located only a few steps away from Shiga Kogen’s highest slopes this is a western style hotel with Japanese hospitality.

The atmosphere of the hotel is wholesome, family friendly and relaxing.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,269 PER PERSON Twin share (15-26 Dec, 05 Jan-08 Feb, 11 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast SPECIAL INCLUDES 1 day FREE lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under PRINCE WEST WING LOCATION: YAKEBITAI-YAMA The Shiga Kogen Prince Hotel West is the value option of the Prince Hotel properties at Shiga Kogen. The accommodation is clean and comfortable and offer guests some great common areas where groups of friends or families can easily socialise and enjoy some après. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug 7 NIGHTS FROM $665 PER PERSON Twin share Price Includes: Stay 7 Pay 6 + daily breakfast + 3 day Shiga Kogen lift pass + 3 days Yakebitaiyama lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under PRINCE EAST WING LOCATION: YAKEBITAI-YAMA Housing almost 100 premium rooms, the East Wing rooms are quite exquisite, partly for the decor and furnishing, but in particularly due to their excellent view of the slopes!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,013 PER PERSON Twin share Price Includes: Stay 7 Pay 6 + daily breakfast + 3 day Shiga Kogen lift pass + 3 days Yakebitaiyama lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under OKUSHIGA KOGEN HOTEL LOCATION: OKUSHIGA Located in the Okushiga Kogen ski area, all 74 rooms - standard, superior, deluxe, suite room options are ski in/ ski out with Yakebitai Mountain views. Many activities including an international ski school, snow cat tour, snow shoeing and kids park are available.

7 NIGHTS FROM $1,427 PER PERSON Twin share (06-31 Jan, 11 Feb-31 Mar) Includes 6 day lift pass & daily breakfast Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under PRINCE SOUTH WING LOCATION: YAKEBITAI-YAMA Prince Hotel South is an excellent option for guests who want a moderate level of accommodation that is clean and comfortable, but want to be right in the thick of the action.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 31 Aug 7 NIGHTS FROM $601 PER PERSON Twin share Price Includes: Stay 7 Pay 6 + daily breakfast + 3 day Shiga Kogen lift pass + 3 days Yakebitaiyama lift pass Child Discount Applies 12yrs and under Shiga Kogen is a Mecca for skiing and winter sports enthusiasts. Located just a short distance from Tokyo, Shiga Kogen is easily the largest ski area in Japan, and offers an amazing 21 interlinked ski resorts all covered by one ski pass. The accommodation villages, scattered throughout the central ski areas, offer a wide variety of resort and lodge options, with a coach shuttle operating all day through the region (free with all ski passes).

The great selection of bars and restaurants in the area offer Australians a traditional Japanese eating experience, with delicious hot food and sake a great bonus in a still largely undiscovered destination for international skiers.

MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: Early May Night Skiing: Yes, until 9pm Max Elevation (m): 2,305 Vertical Rise (m): 1,071 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 40% / 35% / 25% Longest Course (m): 6,000 No. of Courses/Runs: 100 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 72 Max Gradient: 39 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Shiga Kogen – $163 per adult one way, coach, 5hrs Narita/Haneda Airport, Tokyo to Nagano - $222 per adult – 5 day flexi JR East pass, 1.5 hrs Nagano to Shiga Kogen – Local bus, 1hr

15 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency.

For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Shizukuishi Honshu – Appi APPI HILLS SHIRAKABA NO MORI (VILLA 3) Located only a 5 minute walk from the ski field and popular for its functional design and spacious western and Japanese combination rooms. Ideal for families or groups. 7 NIGHTS FROM $857 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 30 Nov Twin share (08-21 Dec) SPECIAL INCLUDES stay 7 Pay 6 + FREE use of indoor pool Prices includes daily breakfast & 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 18yrs HOTEL APPI GRAND TOWER Hotel Appi Grand Tower offer spacious rooms with comfortable beds.

An added benefit of having larger rooms is the addition of a seating area with a lounge, a nice place to relax in between activities. 7 NIGHTS FROM $1,074 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 30 Nov Semi suite (08-21 Dec) SPECIAL INCLUDES stay 7 Pay 6 + FREE use of indoor pool Prices includes daily breakfast & 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 18yrs HOTEL APPI GRAND MAIN WING High quality accommodation and convenient location, right on the slopes. The property is located right next to the kid’s snow park and offers a wide range of facilities and services, ideal for your next ski trip.

7 NIGHTS FROM $857 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Book by 30 Nov Twin share (08-21 Dec) SPECIAL INCLUDES stay 7 Pay 6 + FREE use of indoor pool Prices includes daily breakfast & 6 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 18yrs MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Mid December Season End: End of March Night Skiing: Yes, until 8pm Max Elevation (m): 1,328 Vertical Rise (m): 828 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 30% / 40% / 30% Longest Course (m): 5,500 No. of Courses/Runs: 21 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 18 Max Gradient: 34 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Tokyo – approx $36 per adult, train, 20mins – 1hr Tokyo to Morioka/Shizukuishi – $249, 5 day flexi JR East pass Morioka to Appi Kogen – by bus or train, 1hr SHIZUKUISHI PRINCE HOTEL 5 NIGHTS FROM $443 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD BOOK #1 by 31 Jul 5 NIGHTS FROM $611 PER PERSON EARLY BIRD BOOK #2 by 30 Sep Twin share (14-21 Dec, 06-11 Jan, 14 Jan-08 Feb, 11 Feb-29 Mar) Includes daily breakfast & 4 day lift pass Child Discount Applies up to 12yrs Shizukuishi Prince ski resort offers an exciting and unique skiing experience for everyone.

A true Japanese ski resort tucked away in Iwate prefecture, the resort is perfectly positioned as ski in/ski out with 6 lifts, including a ropeway and gondola and accommodates all levels. Other than the ski fields, another highlight of the resort is Takakura Onsen – a hot spring that has been recognised as an onsen heritage site.

MOUNTAIN FACTS Start Season: Late December Season End: Mid March Night Skiing: Yes, (Fri, Sat & before Public Holidays) until 8pm Max Elevation (m): 1,128 Vertical Rise (m): 702 Difficulty (beg/int/adv): 20% / 40% / 40% Longest Course (m): 4,500 No. of Courses/Runs: 11 No. of Lifts & Gondolas: 6 Max Gradient: 33 degrees TRANSPORT INFORMATION Narita/Haneda Airport to Tokyo – approx $36 per adult, train, 20mins – 1hr Tokyo to Morioka/Shizukuishi – $255, 5 day flexi JR East pass Shizukuishi Station – Hotel courtesy bus service, bus, 20mins The highlands of Appi Kogen sit right next to Towada-Hachimantai National Park in northeast Honshu.

Powder snow blankets each of Appi’s mountains, with an 828 metre vertical rise from base to peak. Appi’s 21 trails are accessed with ease and comfort. Appi Kogen offers fantastic variety, with everything from bunny slopes, a 5.5 km cruiser, to steep and deep runs for adrenaline seekers. Appi Kogen has recently received top marks from a number of major ski magazines and continues to be a popular choice for skier and snowboarder alike.

16 For more information please visit www.japanski.com.au For bookings please contact JTB or an accredited travel agency. For all other dates, nightly rates, room types, daily lift pass rates, alternative transfer options, please contact JTB. Honshu – Aizu LISTEL INAWASHIRO WING TOWER A large lively winter ski resort located near Bandai Mountain and Lake Inawashiro. Free schedule ski shuttles provided between resorts. 5 NIGHTS FROM $564 PER PERSON Twin share (10-28 Dec, WD 06 Jan-31 Mar) Includes daily dinner & breakfast + 4 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies under 18yrs ACTIVE RESORT URABANDAI At the foot of Hoshino Nekoma ski resort, offering Japanese and western-style rooms and indoor/outdoor hot springs.

Also only 15 minutes by shuttle to/from Grandeco & Nekoma ski resorts.

5 NIGHTS FROM $564 PER PERSON Twin share (10-28 Dec, WD 06 Jan-31 Mar) Includes daily dinner & breakfast + 4 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies under 18yrs URABANDAI GRANDECO TOKYU HOTEL A 10 minute walk from Grandeco Snow Resort, the hotel offers 2 restaurants and a variety of indoor and outdoor bath facilities. All rooms boast a balcony with mountain views. 5 NIGHTS FROM $576 PER PERSON Twin share (02-21 Dec, WD 01-31 Mar) Includes daily dinner & breakfast + 4 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies under 18yrs HOSHINO RESORT BANDAISAN ONSEN HOTEL An upscale property located right near two ski resorts which guarantee great quality of powder snow – Alts Snow Park & Resort and Nekoma Snow Park Resort.

After skiing activities are also available such as hot spring experience or paying a visit to the Samurai city Aizu Wakamatsu.

5 NIGHTS FROM $402 PER PERSON Twin share (10-28 Dec, WD 06 Jan-31 Mar) Includes daily dinner & breakfast + 4 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies under 18yrs Located just 80 minutes north of Tokyo on the Shinkansen bullet train, The Aizu ski resorts are a powder paradise for skiers and snowboarders alike. The region boasts an impressively long ski season with high-quality snow and a variety of terrain featuring many different ski resorts. The region has remained a well-kept secret enjoyed mostly by local Japanese visitors, which means you don’t have to contend with crowds on the slopes.

The quality of snowfall provides the ultimate ski experience with world-class runs and crazy amounts of untracked powder for beginner’s right through to experts.

URABANDAI LAKE RESORT Located in the Aizu region, this lovely hotel has both western & Japanese style rooms with public bath and open air bath onsite. Provides free shuttle services to ski resorts in the vicinity. 5 NIGHTS FROM $576 PER PERSON Twin share (10-28 Dec, WD 06 Jan-31 Mar) Includes daily dinner & breakfast + 4 day ski lift pass Child Discount Applies under 18yrs