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Located in Happo One, the Largest Resort in Hakuba With Easy Access to Ski Field

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– Hakuba is one of the most popular ski destinations in Japan.

– It is located in Japan’s Northern Alps, about 260km (160 miles) northwest of Tokyo, and is easily accessible from the capital city.

– Most importantly, Hakuba provides an abundance of powder snow, averaging over 10 metres (32 feet) of snow each year!

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Easy Access to Ski Field

– Wadano Forest Apartments is approximately 400m from the Sakka ski slope in Happo One.

– Intermediate skiers and snowboarders can access the ski slope by crossing the road and skiing down to the Sakka Quad Lift.

– It is also possible to ski back to the hotel by exiting the northern end of the Sakka ski field and skiing through the trees.

– A free shuttle service to and from the ski field is provided.

– Wadano Forest Apartments is also only 100m from the Hakuba resort shuttle bus.

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Happo One

– Hakuba comprises 10 separate ski resorts offering over 200 ski runs.

– The largest and most popular resort is Happo One, the host of the slalom and downhill events at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

– Happo One also has the greatest variety of restaurants and nightlife options.


By Train (~3 hours)

  • Take Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Nagano Station (buy a JR pass for best value)

  • From Nagano Station, take Alpico bus from the East exit to Hakuba (schedule here)

By Direct Bus (~5 hours)

By Taxi (~3-4 hours)

  • Book taxi here from wherever you would like to be picked up to Hakuba-mura

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