Fabulous Family Friendly Snow Day Tours from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka

Family Friendly Snow Day Tours from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka

Many tourists want to visit Japan in winter but not necessarily for a full on skiing holiday – but while they are there they are keen to get a taste for skiing in Japan.  You may be surprised to realised that there are a great range of family friendly snow play and skiing day tours on offer from Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

Below we have put together a quick overview of the options which can be easily booked through Klook, who are a reputable online travel agency.  You may also like to check out our detailed review of Klook as we have personally used them for many travel bookings over the past couple of years.

Note that this post is sponsored by Klook.

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Ski Resort near Tokyo

Visitors to Japan may not realise that from Tokyo there are some great day tour options to visit the snow nearby at Mt Fuji and Gunma prefecture, and either ski or just play in the snow. 

Here are the best skiing and snow play day tour deals from Tokyo on offer through Klook.

Recommended Option for Families to go Skiing from Tokyo:  Snow Town Yeti Ski

Snow Town Yeti is the first ski resort which opens in October each year and is open through to March/early April each year.  It is located on the southern side of Mt Fuji.  It is a great option for beginner and intermediate skiiers and snowboarders, and there is also a snow playground available.

Through Klook you can purchase a day tour package to visit Snow Town Yeti which includes return express bus transfers from Tokyo, ski lift passes and ski or snowboard hire.  This is a great option for families as children from 3 years old ages can try out skiing!  Make sure you wear warm clothing suitable for the snow.

There are three package options available as follows:

  • Package A – Introductory Skiing which includes return transfers from Tokyo, one day ski lift ticket and cable car pass, ski rental, ski clothing rental and a 1.5 hour skiing lesson in either English or Chinese (in my opinion essential for beginner skiiers as in my own experience learning to ski is that it is not instinctive).
  • Package B – Eco Skiing which includes return transfers from Tokyo, one day ski lift ticket and cable car pass, ski rental and ski clothing rental.
  • Package C – Casual Skiing which includes return transfers from Tokyo, one day ski lift ticket and cable car pass and ski rental.

Click here to book your Snow Town Yeti Skiing and Snow Boarding Day Tour Through Klook

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Recommended Option for Families to Play in the Snow from Tokyo:  Tambara Ski Park, Harada Farm, and Gunma Day Trip from Tokyo

Klook has a great day tour option from Tokyo to Gunma Prefecture to the north which includes snow play, all you can eat crab lunch, mountain sightseeing and strawberry picking. 

You get to play in the snow for one hour at Tambara Ski Park and then enjoy an all you can eat crab lunch.  You then travel to Harada Farm where you can shop for lovely fresh fruits and vegetables, before having a strawberry picking experience.  Language options include English and Chinese.

This activity is a great options for families as all ages are included!

Click here to book your Tambara Ski Park, Harada Farm, and Gunma Day Trip from Tokyo through Klook

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Family Friendly Snow Day Tours from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka
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Ski Resort near Osaka and Kyoto

Visitors to Japan may not realise that from Osaka and Kyoto there are some great day tour options to visit the snow nearby.  Top spots for skiing and snow play include Biwako Valley Ski Resort and Hakodateyama Ski Resort on Lake Biwa to the north west of Kyoto and Rokko Snow Park near Kobe. 

Here are the best skiing and snow play day tour deals from Osaka and Kyoto on offer through Klook.

Recommended Option for Families to go Skiing from Osaka or Kyoto:  Biwako Valley and Hakodateyama Ski Resort Day Tour

Klook has a great day tour option from either Osaka or Kyoto to the Biwako Valley and Hakodateyama Ski Resorts on the western side of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan.  Biwako Valley Ski Resort has 8 different ski trails, as well as longer skiing routes.  Hakodateyama Ski Resort has superb snow and a great Kids World.

There are four package options available s detailed below.  You can separately rent both ski equipment and ski clothing after you arrive, make sure you have sufficient cash to pay for your rentals.  Rental prices are listed on the Klook page after you click through.

  • Biwako Valley one day Ski Lift Pass and Resort Ticket. This package includes return transfers from either Osaka or Kyoto, return cable car ticket, ski resort ticket and ski lift one day pass.  
  • Biwako Valley one day Ski Lift Pass and Resort Ticket and 1000 Yen Food voucher. This package includes return transfers from either Osaka or Kyoto, return cable car ticket, ski resort ticket, ski lift one day pass and a 1000 Yen food voucher.  
  • Hakodateyama one day Ski Lift Pass and Resort Ticket. This package includes return transfers from either Osaka or Kyoto, return cable car ticket, ski resort ticket and ski lift one day pass.  
  • Hakodateyama one day Ski Lift Pass and Resort Ticket and 1000 Yen Food voucher. This package includes return transfers from either Osaka or Kyoto, return cable car ticket, ski resort ticket, ski lift one day pass and a 1000 Yen food voucher.

Click here to book your Biwako Valley and Hakodateyama Ski Resort Day Tour from either Osaka or Kyoto through Klook

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Recommended Option for Families to Play in the Snow from Osaka or Kyoto:  Rokko Snow Park & Arima Onsen Day Tour

Klook has a great day tour option from Osaka to Rokko Snow Park and Arima Onsen which is located in the mountains behind Kobe.  This tour includes a visit in the morning to Rokko Snow Park where you can either ski or snowboard on beginner level runs, or just play in the snow.  Note that all of the snow is artificially generated. You can rent both ski gear and ski clothing onsite at Rokko Snow Park for a separate fee.

 You will also visit Arima Onsen in the afternoon, one of the most famous onsens in Japan which has been in operation for over 1000 years.  You also have the option for free time in the afternoon.  Both onsen options are tattoo friendly for all tattoos.  Note that there are separate male and female sections, and you are not allowed to wear clothing inside the onsen.  Children are permitted inside the onsen.

There are two package options available as follows:

  • One Day Ski Tour. This package includes return transfers from Osaka, Rokko Snow Park ticket and food voucher.  You can separately rent both ski equipment and ski clothing after you arrive, make sure you have sufficient cash to pay for your rentals.  Rental prices are listed on the Klook page after you click through.
  • One Day Ski Tour with Onsen Fee. This package includes return transfers from Osaka, Rokko Snow Park ticket, food voucher and Arima Onsen experience fee.   You can separately rent both ski equipment and ski clothing after you arrive, make sure you have sufficient cash to pay for your rentals.  Rental prices are listed on the Klook page after you click through.

Click here to book your Rokko Snow Park & Arima Onsen Day Tour from Osaka through Klook

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Join the Japan Travel Planning Facebook Group

You are also welcome to join our Japan Travel Planning Facebook Group – it is a great resource to enable you to be inspired and to ask questions about your upcoming trip to Japan!

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Disclaimer:  This article contains affiliate links.  If you book after clicking on one of these links then we may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.

 
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