One of Japan’s oldest ski areas and made up of three separate resorts – Myoko Akakura, Myoko Suginohara and Ikenotaira Onsen – and is renowned for some of the best vertical and longest runs Japan has to offer. The linked resorts are centred about Akakura village, where most of the accommodation is situated. Myoko Kogen is also well known for its rich history, culture and traditional Japanese onsens.
4.5hrs from Narita Airport
2,454m above sea level
13m annual snow fall
Terrain: ○ 42%,
□ 41%, ◇ 17%
Park & Pipe
December – April
Top 6 reasons to choose Myoko Kogen
- No prohibition against off-piste skiing
- Child care and Kids ski schools services
- Traditional Japanese town
- Wide range of restaurant options
- Cultural experience
- Fewer westerners
Myoko Kogen Accommodation
Myoko is a rustic, traditional Japanese town comprising of small and large Japanese style hotels, pensions, lodges, and traditional Japanese ryokans which offer an authentic and cultural experience.
Getting to Myoko Kogen
Lift passes include all four ski areas with access to Akakura Kanko Resort, Akakura Onsen Ski Resort, Ikenotaira Onsen Ski Resort and Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort.
Myoko Kogen does allow off-piste skiing/ riding in some areas and is truly amazing.
Excellent and reputable international snowsports school to cater for all level of skier/ boarder. Services include photography tours, guiding and multi-resort programs.
Good options for rental with a large selection and sizes of modern, quality ski/ board equipment for all levels and styles of snow riding. They also have experienced English speaking staff and provide personalised service. You can even rent a snow bike!
Dining & Nightlife
Most hotels have a range of restaurants and dining options and if you are looking for a great cultural experience and a short walk through the village you will find a variety of international or local dining bars within walking distance of accommodations.