Epic Hokkaido Skiing

Hokkaido is known for its great skiing season. A typical month in January gets at least 24 days of snow. This sets our group up for an epic run of skiing in February. Seven total days of skiing in Hokkaido. 4 days at the Niseko Resort and 3 days at the Rusutsu Resort.

We will stay close to the resorts and have access to the slopes, great food and drink, and the wonderful Japanese hospitality.

Distillery Visits

On our days off when not skiing, we will have the opportunity to visit two of the best Japanese whisky distilleries.

Before our journey up to Hokkaido, we will have a couple of nights in Tokyo to get adjusted to the time and also visit Chichibu. Once in Hokkaido, on our off non-ski day, we will go and visit the famous Yoichi Distillery.

Whisky Bars & Excursions

Japan is known for its great whisky bars. We will make sure to visit some of these while in Tokyo and then search for some great ones in Hokkaido as well.

Other possible excursions will include the local hot springs, some dining treats and cultural visits around our skiing resorts.


Wednesday, February 5 – Depart for Tokyo
Thursday, February 6 – Arrive Tokyo in afternoon for 2 nights, evening meet-up meal and whisky bar excursion
Friday, February 7 – Day trip to Chichibu Distillery in Chichibu, whisky bar in Chichibu
Saturday, February 8 – Fly to Hokkaido for 9 nights
Sunday, February 9 – Full day of skiing at Niseko Ski Resort
Monday, February 10 – Full day of skiing at Niseko Ski Resort
Tuesday, February 11 – Full day of skiing at Niseko Ski Resort
Wednesday, February 12 – Full day of skiing at Niseko Ski Resort
Thursday, February 13 – Day Trip to Nikka Yoichi Distillery
Friday, February 14 – Full day of skiing at Rusutsu Ski Resort

Saturday, February 15 – Full day of skiing at Rusutsu Ski Resort
Sunday, February 16 – Full day of skiing at Rusutsu Ski Resort

Monday, February 17 – Return to Tokyo to connect with flight back to USA



  • Chichibu Distillery
  • Nikka Yoichi

Ski Resorts

  • Niseko Ski Resort
  • Rusutsu Ski Resort

Whisky Bars

  • Mash Tun
  • Te Arigh
  • Bar Brora
  • Bow Bar


  • Evening Whisky Bar Adventures
  • Special Tastings
  • Historical and Cultural Visits
  • Food excursions
  • Hot springs
  • Many other treats
  • 11-night stay in select hotels throughout Japan
  • Transportation within Japan via train and vehicle
  • Distillery Tours and Tastings
  • Lift Tickets at Ski Resorts
  • Historical & Cultural sights
  • Japanese Whisky Expert Guide
  • Breakfast each day
  • All taxes
Not Included
  • Transportation to or from Tokyo before/after tour
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks during included meals, unless noted
  • Tips to driver
  • Travel Insurance
  • Add-On Flight to Sapporo (approximate cost $200)

We select the best hotels for the group throughout Japan with walking access to restaurants and all local attractions.

$3295.00 per person (double occupancy), Single Supplement $1000

A deposit of $695.00 is due to secure a place on the trip. Reservations are taken on a first-come / first-serve basis.

Single Supplement is available if a single does not want to share a room.  The single supplement cost is an additional $1000.

Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the tour.

Please contact us for a Reservation Form.

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