School Ski Trips to Shiga Kogen, Japan
There’s a good reason why Japan should top your skiing bucket list next year. Boasting over 600 resorts throughout its rugged landscape – 70% of Japan is mountainous – winds from Siberia blow south westerly dropping a generous amount of fluffy power during the winter months.
Compact resorts with operating efficiency that typifies Japanese industry, boast mountains up to 3,000 metres, with a family focus on the landscape of the surrounding towns
Where to stay in Japan?
Shiga Palace Hotel is conveniently located near local amenities, offering single, twin, triple and quad options. It is surrounded by forests, and offers great views of the mountains, meaning that Shiga Kogen is a great destination for your ski trips.
What to do in Japan?
There is plenty to do apres-ski to make your school ski trip to Japan a memorable and culturally vibrant occasion for your students.
- Taiko drum lessons
- Night skiing
- Snow Monkey excursion
- Hot tub (Onsen) relaxation
- Tokyo Disneyland
Ski resort facts
Highest point (m) 2305
Beginner pistes (Blue) (%) 30
Intermediate pistes (Red) (%) 40
Expert pistes (Black) (%) 30
Snow Cannons (%) N/A
When to visit?
For school ski trips, we recommend visiting Japan for your group trip between the months of January and March, making it the perfect location for February and Easter half terms.
When it comes to Japan it’s most certainly no stranger to most of us here at MSG Tours. Check out a range of our blogs below for our personal recommendations.
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