GALA YUZAWA

SNOW RESORT

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort is famous for being the only ski resort in Japan with its own Shinkansen (Bullet Train) station. Making it possible to wake up in Tokyo, jump on the train, and be on the snow before 9am!

With a large amount of beginner/intermediate terrain and a good selection of more technical areas, the resort is perfectly suited to students of all ability levels.

For Enquiries:

EMAIL: snowsports@canyons.jp  PHONE: 08090832179 (9am-4pm)

PRIVATE LESSON

*Note: Your lesson request will be checked by a member of our team and payment invoice sent via email if the lesson is available. We require full payment to confirm your instructor and requested lesson time slot. Our office hours are between 0830-1700, if you make a request after 1700 you will be contacted the following day.

Available: Every day; for all ability levels (Levels 1 - 6)

Start times: Vary depending on lesson length 09:45, 10:30, 13:00 or 13:30

Minimum age: 4 years old

Capacity per instructor: 1 - 6 participants

Pricing per instructor

  • 2 hours - 22,000 JPY

  • 3 hours - 30,000 JPY

  • 4 hours - 38.000 JPY*

  • 5 hours - 44,000 JPY*

Notes:

  • * 4 & 5 Hour Lessons are plus a 1-hour lunch break

  • Lift tickets and rental are not included in the price and are to be prepared before the lesson start time

  • INSURANCE: The price of the lesson does not include accident insurance. Please obtain travel insurance to cover snowsports and all participants. We recommend ALL lesson participants have travel insurance. You can purchase Japan travel specific insurance here.

FIRST-TIMER GROUP LESSON

*Note: Your lesson request will be checked by a member of our team and payment invoice sent via email if the lesson is available. We require full payment to confirm your instructor and requested lesson time slot. Our office hours are between 0830-1700, if you make a request after 1700 you will be contacted the following day.

Available: Saturday & Sunday; First-Timers only (Level 1)

Start times: 13:00

Minimum age: 10 years old

Capacity per instructor: 2 - 10 participants

Pricing per person:

  • 2 hours - 8000 JPY

Notes:

  • Lift tickets and rental are not included in the price and are to be prepared before the lesson start time

  • This lesson is for first-timers as a basic introduction to skiing/snowboarding. If you have joined a lesson before we do not recommend the group lesson, please see private lesson options

  • INSURANCE: The price of the lesson does not include accident insurance. Please obtain travel insurance to cover snowsports and all participants. We recommend ALL lesson participants have travel insurance. You can purchase Japan travel specific insurance here

Access Information

The most convenient way to travel to GALA is by Bullet Train. Regular services operate from Central Tokyo to *GALA Yuzawa Station, taking less than 90 minutes.

If you are travelling by car, exit the highway at the Yuzawa I.C. (Kan-Etsu Exit 16), it is then only 3km to the free GALA parking area.

Address: 1039-2 Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma District, Niigata 949-6101

*If you arrive at Echigo-Yuzawa Station, there is a free shuttle bus service that runs throughout the day, to get you to GALA Snow Resort

Visit GALA Snow Resort Official page

Need more Information?

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Please feel free to contact us with any other questions you may have and we will be happy to help at snowsports@canyons.jp

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