Hozugawa Boat Ride
This resort offers a range of courses with gentle terrain for children or beginners, as well as medium and above trails for more advanced skiers. There is also a snow park and a half pipe for those interested in skiing/snowboarding tricks. With amazing powder, Nozawa Hot Spring Snow Resort attracts many skiers and snowboards from all across Japan and the world. Enjoy traditional folk crafts, shopping, and hot springs -- the perfect way to relax and soak after a day on the mountain. There are also several historic public bathhouses that offer a very traditional Japanese atmosphere.
By public transportation
From Nagano Station, take the JR Riyama line to Togari Nozawa Onsen Station (approximately 1 hour), then take the Yunohana-Go bus to Nozawa Onsen (15 minutes). There is also an express bus directly from Nagano Station to Nozawa Onsen (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes).
Address: 9780-4 Toyosato, Nozawa Onsen, Shimotakai County, Nagano Prefecture
Airport: Matsumoto Airport