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Price p/p From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person) for 9 day trip for 2024-25 season.
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 3,002

9 Days

Location: Japan | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
Price p/p From price based on twin/triple-share based on group of 5 (per person) for 9 day trip for 2024-25 season.
Base/invoice currency is in JPY inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 3,002
This CUSTOMISABLE guided backcountry tour starts in NISEKO & then heads to CENTRAL HOKKAIDO in pursuit of some of the deepest & driest snow on the planet. The tour finishes with a day chasing powder around Sapporo (TEINE & KOKUSAI).
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Custom Booking Period: Dec 15 - Mar 15, 2025
Min Days: From 5
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Hokkaido Fix Tour

The Hokkaido Fix Tour is an epic road trip to Hokkaido's best ski resorts and backcountry zones. The tour will include lift-accessed backcountry and backcountry ski touring or splitboarding. Conditions will dictate this, assuming that you have a hefty appetite for powder.

The Hokkaido Fix tour is a fully customisable tour for PRIVATE GROUPS. 

The itinerary is based on a few days chasing the best powder in the Niseko area before heading to Central Hokkaido. Weather permitting you'll spend some time in the alpine of the Daisetsuzan range at places like Asahidake and Tokachidake. Or if it's dumping and alpine visibility is limited the group may settle for some of Hokkaido's best top to bottom skiing at places like Furano, Kamui and Tomamu. The trip will wrap up in Sapporo with steep, powder skiing at places like Teine, Kokusai or Kiroro.

The itinerary is just a sample to provide a concept and price, but there are a lot of different ways to ski Hokkaido and this trip can be longer or shorter, visit more/less areas, take a different route etc. Just let RSGs know about your group, skiing interests, how much time you have and they'll put together a custom itinerary that fits your requirements.

The package includes all accommodation with daily breakfats, lift passes, guiding and the in-bound transfer from Chitose Airport to your Niseko accommodation and private transport in a comfy 4wd van to other ski areas on guided days and to Sapporo.

There are limited guides available for these tours so you will need to be quick to lock down a tour & date.

If you have any questions or want to check availability, you can make a booking request.

Ability & Equipment

To get the most out of this tour, RSGs recommend you be a MINIMUM advanced skier/boarder with powder skiing/riding experience.

Avalanche safety kit and ski touring or splitboarding equipment are required for all multi-day trips. Equipment rentals are available - please let us know if you have any questions. 

Visit incredible destinations...

...soak in natural hot springs...

...ski & ride mind blowing POW


This itinerary is is totally customisable. You can choose to undertake it as is, or add/remove the number of guided days and add/remove the overall number of days.

This itinerary starts at Chitose Airport (CTS) and ends in Sapporo city.

Day 1

Arrive at Chitose Airport and transfer to Niseko to your accommodation where you will spend the next 3 nights.

Day 2 - 4

For the next 3 days you have 3 guided ski days in the Niseko region. Options include Niseko, Rusutsu, Moiwa and Kiroro and/or some backcountry touring.

At the end of day 4 you will transfer up to Central Hokkaido to the fabulous city of Asahikawa where you will spend the next 3 nights.

Day 5 - 7

Early morning you will depart from Asahikawa and ski one of the fabulous resorts or backcountry areas nearby which could include Furano, Kamui Links, Asahidake & Tokachidake.

At the end of day 7 you will be transferred to Sapporo City where you will spend the next 2 nights. Sapporo is a vibrant city with literally thousands of restaurants and bars; every little alley way is another adventure.

Day 8

Today your guide will pick the best option based on weather and snow and ski either Sapporo Teine of Kokusai.

And this is your last night in Sapporo to turn up the party volume and reminisce about the incredible trip you have just had, and to start planning your next powder assault.

Day 9

After breakfast you will transfer to Chitose airport (this transfer is not included in the package) and head home or onwards filled with a lifetime of memories (and pics!).

Vibrant Sapporo

...the food is incredible..

...hanging in Asahikawa


Because this is a custom package, the accommodation will be chosen based on your group size

The advertised package is based on lodge-style accommodation in Niseko. Lodge-style accommodation in Niseko usually has single western-style beds (sometimes bunks) however in most cases bathrooms are shared. As this is a custom package you have the option to upgrade to a hotel, apartment or a private house for an additional cost.

In Sapporo, there are some very good 3-star hotels that RSGs use however there is also an upgrade option to a 4-star like the Mercure or the Cross Hotel (subject to availability). The hotels based on the advertised package price have single western beds (twin or triple-share) and all rooms have private en suite.

In each case, breakfast will be provided each morning (most likely buffet-style with a reasonable selection of western food).

A typical lodge room...

.a typical 3-star hotel room...

...Breakfast is often buffet-style

2024-25 Rates & Inclusions


From Price:
  • ¥469,000 (based on group of 5 with 1 guide) for 9 day package
  • Price is per person, based on double or triple occupancy
  • Price includes 10% consumption tax
  • Payments are in Japanese Yen
  • Please make a booking request for a quote for different size group requirements or trips of different duration
  • 8 nights twin/triple share standard accommodation
  • 7 guided ski days
  • 7 days lift tickets
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Private door to door transfers on all guided ski days
  • Avalanche safety kit and backcountry touring gear. Rental available at 20% discount
  • Departure airport transfer not included but can be arranged
  • Single room upgrades
  • Substitute a guided day for cat skiing
  • Private airport transfers
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Rising Sun Guides Terms & Conditions

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm all reservations.
  • 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 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.
  • At the time of booking, you will receive a message with your invoice allowing you to complete payment by international bank transfer or with your credit card through Paypal. Paypal is the preferred method on payments under 100,000Yen. There is a 4% service fee associated with all paypal transactions, however on payments up to 100,000 Yen Rising Sun Guides will accept this fee. For larger payments, the 4% service charge will be added to your invoice. Alternatively, bank transfer is the preferred method on large transactions as the associated flat rate fees are lower. All bank transfer details are available on your electronic invoice. If you choose to complete a bank transfer, please ignore the paypal service charge listed on your invoice and only transfer the amount owing on the balance line of your invoice before the paypal service fee. Note: You do not need a Paypal account to use this online system. Simply follow the instructions and links provided with your electronic invoice.
  • All customers signing up for a guided tour are required to read and sign a release of liability waiver before departing. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the tour without refund.
  • All participants under the age of 19 must also have a parent or legal guardian sign their release of liability.
  • RSG 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 refund. All guests booking our backcountry or lift assisted day trips are covered by the RSG Powder Guarantee.
  • All participants entering the backcountry (anywhere outside of the ski area boundary) on a guided tour must be at least 13 years of age.
  • We ask guests to be honest with themselves about their skill level. If you have booked and paid for a trip with RSG but it is clear that your skills are insufficient for the trip you have booked, we will cancel the remainder of the day and refund 50% of your booking fee.
  • It is your responsibility to care for any rental equipment supplied by Rising Sun. Guests will be charged for repair or replacement of any lost or damaged items.