A popular destination in Asia region during Winter Ski Season
Both affordable and beautiful -- Shiga Kogen, Nagano is the ideal spot for all skiers and snowboarders who wants to experience Japan at an affordable and yet not compromise on scenic. With beginner slopes all the way till advance double black diamond, it attracts skiers and snowboarders all over the world coming to this gorgeous winter wonderland.
Less touristy and commercialized than the likes of Niseko at Hokkaido, this location require a bit more effort to get around.
Tip: Knowing a bit of Japanese language helps.
Need a day off and rest between your skiing? Soak your tired aching bodies in some natural hot springs/ onsens, or see the monkeys do it. In the nearing areas is the world renoun Snow Monkeys Hot Spring hideout. Be amuse by their sheer bliss as they soak and preen themselves in the warm spring waters.
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Photo Gallery from Shiga Kogen Ski and Onsen Trip
Girls Japan Skiing Trip