The Japow Experience

Embark on a 7-day JaPow experience, expertly led by our team of local guides who remove the guesswork from your trip and ensure you enjoy the best snow each day. This package includes accommodation, rental equipment, transfers, lift passes and guidance from our team of local professionals, guaranteeing you the ultimate JaPow mountain adventure.

For experienced riders looking to take the guesswork out of your trip, our local guides have got you covered!

Recommended
Value Package
3/5

Package Inclusions:

7 nights x Always Niseko
(see room types)
Daily Breakfast Included
3 days x Professional Guiding in Niseko
2 days x Other Resorts
3 days x All Mountain Lift Pass
2 days x Passes at Other Resort
6 days x Premium Rentals
Avalanche Safety Gear
Airport Transfer by bus

From ¥662,000

*Prices based on 2 pax

Standard Package
4/5

Package Inclusions:

7 nights x Chatrium Niseko
(see room types)
Daily Breakfast Included*
3 days x Professional Guiding in Niseko
2 days x Other Resorts
3 days x All Mountain Lift Pass
2 days x Passes at Other Resort
6 days x Premium Rentals
Avalanche Safety Gear
Private Airport Transfer

From ¥941,000

*Prices based on 2 pax

Premium Package
5/5

Package Inclusions:

7 nights x Setsu Niseko
(see room types)
Daily Breakfast & Onsen Included
3 days x Professional Guiding in Niseko
2 days x Other Resorts
3 days x All Mountain Lift Pass
2 days x Passes at Other Resort
6 days x Premium Rentals
Avalanche Safety Gear
Private Airport Transfer

From ¥1,321,000

*Prices based on 2 pax

Send us an enquiry for a quote or custom packages

Optional Add-Ons

Get the most out of your Niseko Trip by choosing from these optional extras
photography videography
Photography & Videography
trips outwear rental
Outerwear Hire
explorer upgrade
Explorer Upgrade
guiding rides trip
Additional guiding
setsu niseko accommodation
additional nights
extra pax
Extra Pax

Useful Information

The Japow Experience Operating Dates
Dec 16 – March 31

*Note powder experiences in March, are subject to more seasonal snow conditions. We usually switch our focus to spring based touring experiences.

Skill Level
It is recommended that you are a intermediate level rider and up. We can cater the powder experience to your level, however if you are not a strong intermediate rider, your guide will be limited in where we can take you & will instead focus on building your powder skills in less challenging terrain
Ages
This experience can be booked for all ages 7 and up; however we are unable to take kids under 13 years old into backcountry terrain. So if your group includes kids in this age group we will modify your tour to be resort accessed powder only.
  • Lift Passes: 3 day ‘All Mountain’ lift passes for 2 people at Niseko United Resort + 2 full day lift passes at a Day Trip Resort if needed
  • Accommodation: 7 nights accommodation including daily breakfast for two people
  • Transfers: Private return airport transfers for 2 people (Note: value packages include group transport)
  • Guide: 5 full days of professional guiding including a private vehicle for 2 days to visit surrounding resorts
  • Rental: 6 Days of premium rental equipment, avalanche safety equipment for 4 days when needed. Backcountry touring gear if needed on 2 days
  • Multi Resort – Explore the four resorts of Niseko United & 2 days at either Moiwa, Kiroro or Rusustu Resort
  • Meals: Lunch, (excluding the 5 day kids program) dinner, snacks, apres is not included
  • Others: Onsen tickets & any additional entertainment
  • Lift Ticket: If you decide to ride on the 6th day you can purchase your own pass or we can arrange one for you in advance
  • Guide: On the 6th day; it is a self tour day. However if you want a guide for this day we can upgrade your day.
  • Flights: Return international & domestic flights
  • Travel Insurance: Not included
  • Daily Transfers to the Resort: *Daily transfers to the resort will be provided by your accommodation

Day 1            

It’s go time! When you land at Sapporo New Chitose Airport your private transfer will be waiting to take you on the final 2 hr 30 mins journey to Niseko. Take some time to get settled into your hotel before Rhythm picks you back up. We’ll then head to our Base store for your gear fitting so you’re ready to hit the mountain the next morning. If you’re lucky it might be happy hour at our cafe, the perfect time to grab your first Classic of the trip.

Day 2

First day on the hill…we’ll ease you into it with our Niseko United Resort Tour; your guide will meet you at your hotel or on snow, and don’t stress they’ll have your lift tickets ready to go. Today, your guide will take you to all the best pow spots in Niseko United, in the process you’ll have some time to get your ski legs back and as our guides are all fully-qualified instructors they will be able to offer you some powder riding tips if needed. In the afternoon, we will swing by Rhythm Base to get you sorted with avi gear so you’re all set to head out of Niseko’s famous gate system the next day. For those feeling particularly eager we recommend a night ride session to experience powder riding under the lights.

Day 3

Let’s head out the gates…today we will make a beeline for wherever the conditions are best on the day. The typical areas that we aim to explore via the gate system are either the Backbowl or Osawa bowl of Annupuri, or depending on the snow we might head for the North Face & Hanazono facing East Ridge.

Day 4

Rinse and repeat. We’ll be heading back out the gates today, and we usually switch it up from the day before and make our way out into the BC through different gates, meaning you get the chance to experience as much of the Niseko United backcountry as possible!

Day 5

Adventure day! Time to jump in the car as we head off to either Rusustu, Kiroro or Moiwa Resort. Your guide will make a call on where it is going to be best, depending on the conditions on the day, your style and of course your preference. 

Are your legs feeling particularly strong? This day can also be switched out for a backcountry touring day if you feel like earning your turns and want to get deep into the Niseko BC.

Day 6

Rinse and repeat. You’ll have your choice of resort or another BC touring day. It’s also important to finish off the tour in traditional Hokkaido style with a visit to a local onsen at the end of the day. Your muscles will thank you!

Day 7

This one is totally up to you. You’ll be free to independently explore all of your new favourite spots you discovered during your time with your Rhythm guide. Or you could just take the day off and relax.

Day 8

And before you know it, it’s time to head home. When you checkout of your hotel you can leave your rental gear there and we will arrange the pick-up for you, zero hassle. Take some time to enjoy your last breakfast and enjoy the final views of beautiful Mt Yotei before you’re picked up in your private transfer to head back to Sapporo New Chitose Airport.

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