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MYOKO BC ADVENTURE
9 Nights | 8 Days Guided Skiing / Riding
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From price based on a twin share room for fixed date group tour (price displayed is per person).
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,835
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
The MYOKO KOGEN area receives some of the highest snow falls in Japan. On this Myoko tour you can head deep into the backcountry or just score the powder in the sidecountry (lift accessed) terrain of Myoko and surrounding ski areas.
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Inclusions
  • 9 nights twin-share accommodation & daily breakfast
  • 8 days guided skiing/boarding & lift passes (6:2 guests/guide ratio)
  • All mountain transfers & Narita airport transfers
  • Backcountry insurance & use of pack (beacon + shovel + probe)
  • NZMGA or equivalent qualified guides with local knowledge & contacts & more
Add-ons
  • Single room upgrade - Enquire for prices
  • Backcountry touring gear rentals - Enquire for price
  • Upgrade to deluxe accommodation
  • 1 day of cat skiing
Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry, Sidecountry
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Jan 29 - Feb 07, 2019
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Myoko Deep Tour

The Myoko Kogen area is renowned for its abundant snow falls and fabulous tree skiing. The Myoko Deep Tour from GoodGuides gives you the option of either lift-accessed sidecountry or going deeper into the backcountry via ski touring/split boarding/snoeshowing.

This backcountry tour incorporates many of the ski areas around Myoko. You will potentially ski at any of the resorts within the vicinity of Myoko including Akakura, Ikenotaira, Seki Onsen, Suginohara, Madarao, Tangram, Togakushi, Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen and more.

Goodguides have over 10 years experience of skiing in central Japan giving them an intimate knowledge of the local mountains, weather patterns and local culture. Owner and operator Jerry Williams has fluency in the Japanese language and his love of Japanese culture will ensure you get well rounded trip with the absolute best in both skiing and culture.

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 strong intermediate (off-piste) to expert. Depending on the option you choose, the tour involves 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. Side country and ski touring groups will be split accordingly.

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. Goodguides has a range of back country rental at great rates.

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.


It snows a lot in Myoko!

Akakura village (Myoko Kogen)...

..powder skiing...

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.

The rooms have western beds and some rooms have private bathrooms, 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

Monrepos Lodge

...nice communal area.

You also have the option to upgrade to a deluxe ryokan.

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):
The Goodguides professional mountain guides will decide the best place to ski each day. Your first morning will start with an in-depth avalanche safety briefing and training. This will give you the confidence to use your equipment with the aim of giving you more skills and knowledge to take away with you at the end of the trip.

From here you will potentially ski at any of the resorts within the vicinity of Myoko including Akakura, Ikenotaira, Seki Onsen, Suginohara, Madarao, Tangram, Togakushi, Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen and more.

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

Rates, Inclusions & Add-Ons

2018-19 Rates
JPY 315,000
  • Base/invoice currency is Japanese Yen - convert to your currency here
  • Price is per person, based on twin occupancy for the group tour for standard accommodation
  • Single travelers can request a single room upgrade (subject to availability)
Inclusions
  • 9 nights twin-share accommodation & daily breakfast
  • 8 days guided skiing/boarding & lift passes (6:2 guests/guide ratio)
  • All mountain transfers & Narita airport transfers
  • Backcountry insurance & use of pack (beacon + shovel + probe)
  • NZMGA or equivalent qualified guides with local knowledge & contacts & more
  • Backcountry Insurance
Optional Extras
  • Single room upgrade - Enquire for prices
  • Backcountry touring gear rentals - Enquire for price
  • Upgrade to deluxe accommodation
  • 1 day of cat skiing
Not Included

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.