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Address: Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301 , Nagano Prefecture
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Hakuba home of the white horse

Hakuba is the most magical village in the winter. The local Japanese people are extremely polite and fun to party with. The powder is so soft best you will ever find. Night skiing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
ERYNZ M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hakuba is the most magical village in the winter. The local Japanese people are extremely polite and fun to party with. The powder is so soft best you will ever find. Night skiing is so much fun, I use d the Company Evergreen for my snow boarding lessons, they were amazing, very patient and helpful! I'd recommend the burger joint... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good facilities and a beautiful place to visit for boarding or skiing. One negative... the place is quite spread out, there are busses around, but can be quite a pain for the amount of people around.

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Marburg, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Hakuba mid February to snowboard. It was a 1.5 hour Shinkansen train ride (to Nagano from Tokyo) plus a 1.5 hour bus ride from Nagano. Very easy to get to. The snow was plentiful, the area was so picturesque! It had lots of ski/snowboard shops and souvenirs. There are different activities going on throughout the year so keep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially we planned to visit Monkey Park, but due to heavy snowfall it was closed and the information centre in Nagano suggested Hakuba as a daytrip for us. We were not that excited in the beginning since none of us ski or snowboard, but thought it is still worth to visit the old winter Olympic site. The bus ride up... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Learning to snow board at Hakuba was a joy, but this time the snow only stopped for 2 days out of a 8 days. I recommend Hakuba lots of snow and lots of resorts to ski. If you are going to book a trip I recommend using Japan Powder used them twice. The first time I used their hotel and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing holiday staying in the Wadano area of Hakuba at the awesome Gakuto Villas. Hakuba is a quaint, picturesque & pretty village with a range of accommodation options to choose from. There are lots of wonderful restaurants (good idea to book ahead) & the night shuttle bus makes getting home very easy. All level of skiers are catered... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is our 4th ski holiday in Hakuba in the last 5 years. There is an extensive number and variety of slopes to cater from beginners to expert skiers and snowboarders. There is also a large variety of Japanese and non Japanese high quality restaurants. Access from Tokyo airport is easy. Definitely recommend the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Hakuba has beautiful mountains, especially with good kind people. In summer is a fantastic place for trekking, cycling, biking rafting etc. In winter is a wonderful place for skiing. There are many international restaurants and great hotel, like Shakespeare Hotel! Such a lovely little village full with love and fun!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Hakuba offers a great space for many activities. My trip was purely based on snow sports and Hakuba offered. Great lifts and powder. There's plenty of options for food everywhere you go and you're guaranteed to make friends along the way. Many Australians made it like home but you'll find authentic cultural experiences if you ask around. There's plenty of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent valley, provided you're happy to travel around as far as Cortina you have enough to keep you busy for the week. If you are just looking for a long weekend I would recommend 47 & Goryu for 2 days and a day in Happo One.

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