On a gorgeous winter day, nothing in Japan could be more pure and healthy than skiing at the resorts of Nekoma and Alts Bandai at the foot of 1,819-meter Mount Bandai on the western side of the Fukushima prefecture north of Tokyo.
Mount Bandai hosts several resorts, including the Alts family, which is split into two resorts: Bandai on the south face of the mountain, and Nekoma on the north.
Easy access to/from Tokyo via Bus, taxi and Bullet train. Also to/from Haneda and Narita Airports.
How to get there
Once you arrive in Japan, there are many ways to reach the resorts either by direct shuttle coach or train/coach.
Only 250km from Narita & Haneda Airports- the closest mountain resort from Narita Airport.
Shuttle Coach Service
NARITA Airport depart 7:30pm at each terminal every Friday to Monday.
NARITA Airport arrive 4:30PM at each terminal every Friday to Monday.
Sample Itinerary (staying at Urabandai Grandeco Tokyu Hotel)
5:00am Arrive Haneda Airport ex Sydney
8:30am Shuttle Bus Departs from Haneda International Airport
9:00am Shuttle Bus Departs from the Yaesu South exit of Tokyo Station
13:10pm Shuttle Bus Arrives at Listel Inawashiro (If staying at Bandaisan Onsen Hotel please take a free shuttle)
13:40pm or 13:50pm Hotel Check -In
Day 2 & Day 3
Enjoy snow park | Lift Ticket (1 Day Free Ride)
14:30pm Shuttle Bus Departs from Ura-Bandai
15:10pm Shuttle Bus Departs from Listel Inaashiro
19:20pm Shuttle Bus Arrives at Nihon-bashi exit of Tokyo Station
19:50pm Shuttle Bus Arrives at Haneda International Airport
22:00pm Depart to Sydney
Day 4 Optional Tour Plan
Day Trip to Aizuwakamatsu to view Lake Inawashiro, Aizu Buke Yashiki – Samurai Residence, Tsuruga-jo Castle & Local Supermarket.
2017/18 3 Nights Ski Package | Twin Share | Christmas Season (16th Dec – 25th Jan’18) | From $815 per person
January weekday campaign (8th, 9th, 10th 14th, 15th 16th 17th 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th 28th 29th Jan’18) | From $765 per person
Best Powder Season (4th, 5th, 6th ,7th 12th, 13th 14th 18th 19th, 20th 21st Feb’18) | From $920 per person
March weekday campaign (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th 11th , 12th Mar’18) | From $765 per person