Hodaigi is the biggest ski resort in Minakami and with a maximum elevation of 1400 m altitude is well known for its consistency and quality snow.
With a good variety of terrain ranging from mellow to steeps, will provide an amazing experience for all level skiers and snowboarders. If you are staring out in skiing or snowboarding then this is one of the best resorts to learn at.
*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.
Minimum age: 4 years old
Capacity per instructor: 1 - 8 participants
Pricing per instructor
2 hours - 24,000 JPY
3 hours - 30,000 JPY
4 hours - 38.000 JPY
6 hours - 50,000 JPY
(Extension per hour/instructor 10,000 JPY)
Lift tickets and rental are not included in the price.
4 hrs or more lesson include shuttle service to and from the resort
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.
The Kanetsu Expressway (toll road) runs through Minakami. The journey from Nerima IC in northern Tokyo to Minakami IC will take approximately 2 hours without traffic. Hodaigi Ski Resort is located 19km away from Minakami IC.
Address: 3839-1 Fujiwara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun Gunma, Japan
*Shuttle service is available on weekends from JR Jomo-Kogen station and JR Minakami station. See time table here.