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The Niseko Experience

Our japan powder experience in the heart of Niseko

The Niseko Experience

Designed for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels

We bring you from sunny Singapore to snowy Niseko. The Niseko Experience is a fully hosted ski & snowboard travel experience designed for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. From beginners to experts, you will get to meet people of your ability level to conquer the mountains together. You’ll be spoilt for choice with a fully planned itinerary that extends beyond Grand Hirafu.

Our hosts know Niseko inside out

With seasons under our belt, our hosts know Niseko inside out & we want to share a side of it that you would never otherwise see in other ski & snowboarding trips – from untouched powder runs to the best bars & hidden onsens, we’ve got you covered. What’s more, skip the queues with our curated dining options at some of the most sought-after restaurants in Niseko.

We decide, you enjoy the ride

Our team of hosts will monitor the weather each day to decide on the destination with the best conditions so all you have to do is kick back, relax and enjoy the ride.

Whether travelling solo or with a group of friends, you will come as strangers and leave as friends bound together by a shared love for adventure, skiing & snowboarding

Trip Info
Trip Dates
Select 1 of 12 weeks (14 Dec - 12 Mar 2020)
Duration
8 Days 7 Nights, Sat- Sat
Recommended Ability
For all levels (First timer, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
Resorts
Moiwa, Rusutsu, Annupuri, Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village
Niseko Experience Video

Niseko Highlights

Why Niseko is the powder heaven of Japan

Why Niseko?

Niseko has been Japan’s most popular ski resort for years with the reputation of being one of the ‘snowiest places on Earth’. The perfect combination of consistent snow quality, incredible ski terrain, world class amenities and endless mouth-watering gastronomical options make this incredible ski resort a ‘must do’ if you are thinking of experiencing ski & snowboarding trips with Japan’s finest powder snow.

Experience the 4 resorts of Niseko + Rusutsu

In just one week, you will experience all of Niseko as well as Rusutsu, another world class ski resort in Hokkaido. From beginner groomed runs to intermediate off-piste terrain and advanced secret backcountry lines, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Pricing Overview

Currency in SGD

  • Shared Room (Futon)
  • A comfortable futon bed in a shared room of 2-6 pax
  • Standard Week
    1320 /pax
  • Peak Week
    1450 /pax
  • Shared Room (Bed)
  • A comfortable bed in a shared room with 4 people
  • Standard Week
    1490 /pax
  • Peak Week
    1640 /pax
  • Private Tatami Room
  • A private tatami room, sleeps 2 pax. Option to add a futon to fit 3*.
  • Standard Week
    1630 /pax
  • Peak Week
    1790 /pax
  • Private King Bedroom
  • A luxurious king bedroom that sleeps 2. Option to add extra futon to sleep 3.
  • Standard Week
    1890 /pax
  • Peak Week
    2080 /pax

Dates & Availability 

Book fast and secure your slot

All trip types are 8D7N experiences which begin & end on Saturdays

LEGEND:  STANDARD WEEK | PEAK WEEK | POWDER WEEK
Week 1 – (14-21 Dec) : SOLD OUT
Week 2 – (21-28 Dec) Peak : 7 slots left
Week 3 – (28 Dec – 4 Jan) Peak : 2 slots left
Week 4 – (4-11 Jan) : 1 slot left
Week 5 – (11 – 18 Jan) : SOLD OUT
Week 6 – (18 – 25 Jan) : 12 slots left
Week 7 – (25 Jan – 1 feb) : 1 slot left
Week 8 – (1-8 Feb) : SOLD OUT
Week 9 – (8-15 Feb) Powder Week : 13 slots left
Week 10 – (15 feb – 22 Feb) : SOLD OUT
Week 11 – (22-29 Feb) : SOLD OUT
Week 12 – (29 Feb – 7 Mar) : 14 slots left

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE NISEKO PACKAGE

All you need to know to join our Niseko trips

Package Highlights

Fully hosted trip

Our passionate team of hosts will be with you throughout the trip, on and off the slopes.

Daily transport to ski resorts & restaurants

Get chauffeured to and from ski slopes, restaurants, onsens and other attractions in Niseko daily.

Curated dining experience

Skip the queues of Niseko's most sought after local restaurants as we introduce a great cuisine each night. Get your tastebuds ready.

Mountain introduction & orientation

Unfamiliar with Niseko's terrain? Our team introduce each ski resort to you, advise suitable runs and show you our favourite secret spots

What’s Included

Fully hosted experience
8D7N Accommodation
Arrival & departure pick up
Daily transport to slopes
Daily transport to meals
24hrs assistance
Curated dining experience
Mountain Orientation
Supermarket runs
Secret spots with TRS crew
In-house gear fitting
Group of like-minded travellers
Not included

Exclusions

Flights

Food and personal expenses

Optional Add-ons* (Price Estimate)

Airport transfers - 2 way ($100)

Lift passes ($350/6days)

Ski & SB lessons (From $120)

Gear rental ($250/6days)

*Option to book these add-on’s will be available after booking your trip.

The Niseko Accommodation

A private winter mansion all to ourselves

ITINERARY

A Niseko experience designed specially for you – here’s what to expect

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive at Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport, hop on the airport shuttle and make your way to The Ride Side’s winter lodge. Check-in, meet the crew for the week and get cosy as we brief you on Niseko’s ski resorts and attractions. For those who arrive early, you will get the chance to hit the slopes on day 1.

DAY 2 – 7: The fun begins

Lessons will begin on Day 2. Each morning, our team of will check weather conditions and decide on the perfect ski resort for the day. Ski resorts include Annupuri, Niseko Village, Hirafu, Hanazono, Moiwa, Rusutsu and Kiroro. The riding ability of each guest will also be assessed & we will advise you on the best runs to take on for the most fun in each resort. Now for the foodies! Optional lunch meeting points will be set daily for those who wish to check out the best lunch spots in each resort village while the hardcore riders are free to shred through lunch. Dinner is the real deal: skip the queues with our curated dining options at some of Niseko’s best & inexpensive eateries. Think Izakayas, Shabu Shabu, Ramen, Yakitori, Sashimi, Sukiyaki, Sake and much more.<br />

Day 8: Departure

Before you know it, Saturday would have come again and it’s time to say goodbye. Enjoy your final day in Japan’s never-ending snow as you bid farewell to friends new & old and you make your way to your next destination.

Detailed itinerary & a Guest Welcome Pack will be sent once we receive your deposit payment.

Guest Reviews

Become a host

We are looking to expand our all-star team of travel hosts for the upcoming 19/20 ski season in Niseko, Myoko and LAAX. If you are interested to experience a very unique lifestyle on the mountains and be a part of our fam, this might be the opportunity for you. Qualities required are a strong passion for the sport, confidence in driving, a desire to serve and mad social skills.

But HOLD UP – if you’re looking for an extended ski holiday, you should turn back now. This is a full-on work-holiday experience that will challenge you. As with all good things, this won’t be easy, but you will get the experience of a lifetime with friendships to last.

Think you are cut out to be a mountain person with us? Fill in the form below & we will get in touch with you. Round 1 of applications close on 31 July 2019.

 

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So you wanna be a host?

Host requirements for the 2019/20 season:

  • Commitment duration of 1-3 months (between Dec - end Mar 2020)
  • Minimum ski/snowboard ability: Confident on black runs
  • You are currently based in Singapore
  • Valid driver's license and confident in driving

Think you are cut out to be a mountain person with us? Fill in the form below & we will get in touch with you. Round 1 of applications close on 31 July 2019.

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