Located in Gunma prefecture, the heart of Japan, Minakami is right at the source of Tone River. The rich nature of the region has blessed Minakami with snow, hot springs, rivers for whitewater rafting, as well as delicious food. All this fun is just an hour away from Tokyo by train. Refresh your mind and body in Minakami, a true Urban Oasis.
With 9 different resorts to choose from Minakami has something for everyone.
The Tanigawa mountain range ensures a great and consistent yearly snowfall, producing perfect conditions for riders of all levels. Great English services, easy access and English lessons make it the perfect place to bring the whole family.
With a snowpack peaking at 5M deep, you can be sure to find fantastic on piste and backcoutnry runs all over Minakami's resorts.
Monthly average snowpack depth
Childrens facilities: English ski lessons: Child care: Backcountry: Station pickup:
All resorts have rental facilities
When you live a busy life in the city, it's easy to forget to take a break. Minakami boasts 18 hot springs, making it one of the few hot springs destinations in the Kanto area. Hot springs fans from around the country come to relax in the open-air baths while they enjoy the beautiful view of nature.
WiFi service: English homepage: Station
shuttle: Private reservable onsen:
Price range Time to ski resort: Shuttle to ski resort:
The fun doesn't have to stop when you leave the ski slopes.
A variety of activites are available for the whole family including tours, crafts, sightseeing, onsens and fantastic traditional food.See all