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    MYOKO BACKCOUNTRY TOURING
    9 Nights | 8 Days Guided Skiing / Riding
    From price based on a twin share room (price displayed is per person).
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    From price based on a twin share room (price displayed is per person).
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    USD 2,661
    5% discount off advertised price if you book before July 15 2017
    Ability: Advanced to Expert
    The MYOKO KOGEN area receives some of the highest snow falls in Japan. This tour takes in the deep backcountry terrain of Myoko.
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    Inclusions
    • 9 nights twin-share accommodation & daily breakfast
    • 8 days guided skiing/boarding & lift passes
    • All mountain transfers
    • Backcountry insurance & use of pack (beacon + shovel + probe)
    • Lead and tail guide (guaranteed Japanese speaking guide)
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    Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry, Sidecountry
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    Jan 18 - Jan 27, 2018
    10
    USD 2,661
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    Jan 29 - Feb 07, 2018
    10
    USD 2,661
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    Feb 09 - Feb 18, 2018
    10
    USD 2,661
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    Feb 20 - Mar 01, 2018
    10
    USD 2,661
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    Mar 03 - Mar 12, 2018
    10
    USD 2,661
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    Mar 14 - Mar 23, 2018
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    USD 2,661
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    Myoko Complete Backcountry Tour

    The Myoko Kogen area (which also potentially includes nearby resorts like Madarao/Tangram & Togakushi) is renowned for its abundant snow falls and fabulous tree skiing. The area around Myoko provides diverse terrain with big steep lines and remote untouched tree skiing zones. No crowds and almost too much snow makes Myoko a paradise for backcountry powder hounds.

    The Myoko Complete Backcountry Tour includes a tail guide and a guarantee of a Japanese speaking guide. This will assist in getting away from the ski fields and into the remote backcountry areas of countryside Japan.

    All guides are professionally trained and qualified and are in the field everyday and know the conditions and terrain inside out.

    The guides also have an extensive network in the local community enabling them to access local knowledge and information from the surrounding snow community.

    Ability & FitnessThese tour is aimed at skiers and riders who are advanced to expert. In addition, these tours involve a lot of up-hill hiking on skis, split board or snow shoes so you will need to have a very good level of fitness.

    Equipment RequiredYou will have avalanche safety gear supplied as part of the package, however you will also need touring gear which could be skis with touring bindings & skins, a split board with skins and/or snow shoes.

    These tours can also be customised to your dates and group (subject to availability). Enquire here for a custom quote>>

    Advanced bookings are essential as these tours book out well ahead of time.

    Accommodation

    Myoko Lodging
    Mon Repos Lodge is located in a ski-in ski-out position at Akakura Kanko Resort at Myoko Kogen., and only a short walk to the Akakura Onsen village with its many restaurants.

    The lodge has a wonderful cosy mountain lodge vibe. It is family-run and there are 3 generations of Japanese hospitality that really make the lodge special.

    The lodge has a communal area with a fireplace and bar.

    Monrepos Lodge has western twin rooms, some with a private bathroom, whilst others utilise shared bathrooms.

    Daily breakfast is provided as part of the package and other meals can be arranged with reservation the night before. Dinners are delicious and incorporate locally sourced ingredients including delicious seafood from the nearby coast. Every meal is unique and comes with several small dishes.

    The lodge has a computer for guest use and wifi is available. There are laundry facilities on-site.


    Ski-in ski-out

    One type of twin room...

    ...nice communal area.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 (arrival day):
    Transfer to Myoko to where your guide will be waiting to greet you. From there your guide will give you an introduction to the local area, make sure you have everything you need, and deliver you to your hotel for some relaxation before your dream ski trip begins!

    Day 2 to 9 (Ski/ride Myoko area):
    Your first morning will start with an in-depth avalanche safety briefing and training.

    The Goodguides professional mountain guides will decide the best place to ski each day within the vicinity of Myoko, based on snow quality and snow stability rating for each day. Safety is the number one priority.

    Each day the goal is to ski deep powder in remote locations.

    Day 10 (Departure):
    Transfer back to Tokyo or onto your next adventure.

     

    Rates Notes
    • Price is per person, based on double or triple occupancy
    • Single travelers can request a single room upgrade (subject to availability)
    • Payments are in Japanese Yen
    Inclusions
    • NZMGA or equivalent qualified professional mountain guide (1:5 ratio)
    • Tail guide
    • Japanese speaking lead guide or tail guide
    • 8 guided ski days of ski touring/lift accessed backcountry
    • 8 days lift tickets
    • 9 nights twin share accommodation
    • Daily breakfasts
    • Back-country safety equipment - beacon, shovel, probe and backpack
    • Arrival transfer
    • All private transfers on guided ski days
    • Backcountry insurance
    • Local knowledge and interaction with real local people!

    Not Included
    • Travel insurance
    • Flights - book flights here
    • Lunch, dinner, snack, drinks (other than any shown in the itinerary/inclusions)
    • Single room upgrades available upon request
    • Airport transfer from Myoko at end of the tour
    • Touring gear which is required. 

    Optional Add-Ons
    • Single room upgrade - Enquire for prices
    • Backcountry touring gear rentals - Enquire for price
    Inclusions
    • 9 nights twin-share accommodation & daily breakfast
    • 8 days guided skiing/boarding & lift passes
    • All mountain transfers
    • Backcountry insurance & use of pack (beacon + shovel + probe)
    • Lead and tail guide (guaranteed Japanese speaking guide)
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    Good Guides Terms and conditions

    Deposit & Balance
    50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. Full payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the tour. If the tour is booked within 60 days of departure, full payment is required to confirm.

    Cancellation Policy
    Cancellation within 60 days but 30 days prior to the tour will incur a tariff in the amount of 50% of the full tour cost. Cancellations within 30 days will incur a tariff in the amount of 100% of the full tour cost. Goodguides reserves the right to cancel any tour at any time (typically due to inclement weather, unsafe backcountry travel conditions or guide injury / sickness). In the event of cancellation, the customer will be offered the opportunity to either reschedule or receive a full refund.