This school/university ski trip takes students to some of Asia’s best ski slopes located in beautiful Hakuba. Home to the 1998 Winter Olympics, students can slalom down the paths of Olympians and master the sport through daily lessons. Here’s our ski tour at a glance:
- Days 1-4 in Hakuba: ski classes, drumming show, night snow shoeing, quiz party, reflection session, awards ceremony
- Day 5 in Tokyo: Meiji temple, Harajuku, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Like what you see? Discover the wonders of Hakuba, Tokyo and Nagano’s snow monkeys in our detailed itinerary below! But remember, all our school trips are fully customisable.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teachers.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Konichiwa, Nagano!
Step off the plane and hop on a private coach to Hakuba, about 5 hours from Tokyo. Check into the hotel, collect your ski clothing and get measured up for your boots and skis.
Tomorrow’s going to be the first of many active days, so eat a hearty dinner. Then, listen to a safety briefing so that you’re fully prepared for your time in the mountains.
Days 2-4: Hit the Slopes
Where better to learn how to ski than at the former site of the 1998 Winter Olympics? You’ll have a ski classes every day from 10:30 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 15:30. There’ll be 1 instructor to every 8 students, so you’ll get plenty of valuable time with the expert! Lunch will be on the slopes too.
When you’re not skiing, there’s a whole host of other activities you can get up to:
Day 2: drumming show
Day 3: night snow shoeing
Day 4: quiz party, reflection session, awards ceremonyRead More
Day 5: Tokyo
Fancy seeing the snow monkeys at Kambayashi onsen instead? Let us know!
Start bright and early. Transfer back to Tokyo and get exploring.
Head to Harajuku, where tradition rubs shoulders with modernity. Walk through the forest until you reach the Meiji Shrine, dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shokun, who, in the early 20th century, began Japan’s transformation from a feudal to a modern society. Then move on to the Harujuku shopping district to see maids, punks, goths, and fashionistas – anything goes in Harajuku!
Gaze out at the skyline of Tokyo from high up in the Metropolitan Government Building.
Day 6: Home Time
Transfer to Narita/Haneda airport. It might be home time, but it’s not over. Your memories from this incredible trip will follow you home!
Through comprehending safety regulations, increase confidence on the slopes.
Students at a complete beginner level for snowboarding or skiing should be able to make basic turns and more by the end of the ski trip.
Appreciate Japan’s incredible nature and animals.
Understand the religious, cultural and social ways that Tokyo is unique.
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