DecemberKagura Ski School Information
Located just two hours from Tokyo in the foothills of majestic Naeba Mountain, Kagura Ski Resort offers a long ski season and a bounty of fresh snow extending over one of the largest ski areas in Japan.
The focus of our lessons at Kagura Ski School is to help our students master parallel turns and become natural, intuitive skiers on all types of terrain. We will help you “discover the flow of skiing” as we guide you safely and confidently down the slopes.
Ski lessons available in English (reservations are recommended, as the number of English-
speaking instructors is limited)
|Payment（Prices include sales tax）
※The following prices are per instructor
|Private lesson (1 student)||¥10,000||¥17,000||¥23,000||¥29,000|
|Semi-private lesson (2 students)||¥11,000||¥16,000||¥24,000||¥30,000|
|Private group lesson (3~6 students)||–||¥25,000||–||¥36,000|
*Guide to ability levels
Never skied before (Level 1)
Able to do a snow-plow (wedge) slide and stop on a gentle slope (Level 2)
Able to do a series of turns on a gentle slope (Level 3)
Lesson fees are due the day of your lesson and payable at the Ski School check-in desk.
If you prefer to pay in advance via bank transfer, please notify us when making your reservation. Sorry, but we do not accept credit cards for payment.
Piste Guide Day cruising
If you have concerns regarding your first visit here, do not worry!
In this program, one of our professional ski instructors will give you a private lesson based on your ski ability.But either way, an enchanting winter scenery with splendid view awaits you!
Let’s have fun with us in one of the many ski resorts in Japan!
Ski level; Up to intermediate. able to link turn
Participants number is limited: 6person
Rates Includes Tax
Not included lift tickets, food, drinks,
|Kagura area (2hour)||¥25,000|
|Tashiro & Kagura area (5hour)||¥36,000|
add \5,000 for each additional person
Hours of operation: AM 8:30~10:30 PM 12:10~13:30
※Ski lessons (time) AM 10:00~12:00 PM 13:30~15:30
•Ski School lessons may be cancelled or rescheduled due to natural disaster, snow conditions, or other unavoidable circumstances.
•We cannot be held liable for any losses sustained as a result of theft, injury, illness, natural disaster, or the actions of customers, intentional or otherwise.
•Accidents and/or injuries sustained during lesson hours will be covered by the Ski School’s insurance policy, but as the amount of coverage is limited, we highly recommend obtaining your own insurance.
8 ~ 20 days before lesson day ‒ 30% charge
2 ~ 7 days before lesson day ‒ 40% charge
1 day before lesson day ‒ 50% charge
Day of lesson ‒ 100% charge
Ski Area Information
742 Mitsumata, Yuzawa-machi, Minami Uonuma-gun, Niigata 949-6211
TEL: +81 (0)25-788-9221
Getting here by car
Drive time from Tokyo to Kagura Ski Resort is approximately 2hrs 20min (167km from Nerima IC on the Kanetsu Expressway [toward Niigata]).
Exit at Yuzawa IC and take Kokudo Route 17 to the Mitsumata Station parking area (about 8km).
Parking capacity is 1200 vehicles, and parking is free except as noted below.
Parking fee is ¥500 per vehicle on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays December 3 ~ May 28, and all days December 29 ~ January 3.
*Current information on ski areas, road conditions, and snow conditions is available at the “Kamizato Information Center” at the Kamizato service area.
Getting here by train
Take the Joetsu Shinkansen from Tokyo station to Echigo Yuzawa Station (travel time is approximately 70min).
Take the shuttle bus from the West Exit of Echigo Yuzawa Station to Kagura Ski Area (10km trip takes approximately 20 min).
Kagura Ski Resort Mitsumata Station ⇒
Exit the Mitsumata Gondola at Sancho Station (50m)⇒
Kagura Ski School is located inside the Mitsumata Ski Center
English translation by TML Translations