Call 01474 814 411

Email [email protected]

Opening Times
Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Saturday 09:00 – 17:00
Sunday Closed

Shiga Kogen

Shiga Kogen Travel Guide

Shiga Kogen is located in the Joshinetsu National Park in the Nagano Prefecture, a short train ride from Tokyo. The town of Yamanouchi sits at the base of the mountain with a winding road leading up to the ski areas. One of the biggest and most popular skiing destinations in Japan, Shiga Kogen is a behemoth made up of 19 interlinked ski resorts in the Japanese Alps. One pass gives skiers access to all resorts and the free shuttle transport between them. Shiga Kogen hosted a number of events in the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics and the facilities are good. There is an impressive variety of terrain and great snow quality.While most of Shiga Kogen's visitors are Japanese, international visitors are beginning to discover the attractions of this ski destination, which is good for families and usually has pleasantly uncrowded slopes. There is a variety of accommodation on offer and enough bars and restaurants - both Japanese and international - to make aprés ski drinks fun and sociable.

Travel Guide powered by Word Travels, copyright © 2023 Globe Media Ltd. By its very nature information in this travel guide is subject to change at short notice and travellers are urged to verify information on which they're relying with the relevant authorities. Neither Globe Media Ltd nor Travel Vogue can accept any responsibility for any loss or inconvenience to any person as a result of information contained above.