Why is Niseko is great choice for your leave ?

Niseko and Hokkaido in general is simply one the world’s premier adventure destinations.

Whilst Niseko is well known for its winter season as attracting the world’s most consistent and lightest powder snow, we feel that its best kept secret is what Niseko can offer the summer visitor.

Niseko Military Leave was established to provide packaged holiday options in Niseko for members of the United States armed forces and their immediate families. If are a civilian contractor but actively engaged with a base In Japan you also may be eligible.

But first we have to talk about the snow.

Niseko gets around 12m of snowfall per year with most of it falling as light dry powder with lots of air trapped inside. This means for advanced riders you get to float over the pow and for beginners you will also appreciate falling on a much forgiving surface.

Niseko United is made up by 4 individuals resorts that climb the sides of the impressive Mount Annupuri and meet at the summit.

This means that you can always find a side of the mountain that is most favorable to the wind, light and snowfall that has occurred. In short a trip to Niseko means you have a very high change of experiencing amazing Japanese powder.

With over 48km of ski runs there is always something to discover even for us locals that have been riding here for years.

A summer Paradise

Niseko is blessed with amazing hiking trails, exotic onsens and some of freshest and tastiest food you can get your hands on.

It is our belief that Niseko is destined to become the ” Queenstown New Zealand ” of Asia and we are seeing large growth in adventure tourism.

Some of the highlights include summer whitewater rafting that is suitable for the whole family, walking part of of Annupuri range, food tours, trips to lake Toya and the amazing Shakaton.

Niseko is also considered a very low risk are for Covid-19 and we have very little trouble with crime or any crazy nightlight.

In short visiting Niseko should be on your absolute to do list whilst you are based in Japan or even visiting from other bases.

Please take the time to review our current package deals but if you would like to build your own or undertake a group booking please get in touch with our team.

Where is Niseko ?

Niseko is small ski village in Hokkaido Northern Japan located about 2 hours drive from the New Chitose ( Sapporro) international airport.

The small ski village of Hirafu services the ski industry and provides true a true ski in ski out experience and really comes alive during the winter whilst the larger Kutchan town is the main shopping and local supply town.

Downhill mountain biking Mount Annupuri ( courtesy of Rhythm )

Adventure activities in Niseko

Niseko has loads of adventure actitives to choose from.

Be it white water rafting, indoor rock climbing, canyoning, fly fishing, world class golf, down hill moutain biking, abseil and high ropes outdoor park, alpine hiking and summiting of snow topped extinct volcanos you will find it all waiting for you here in Niseko.

Our package tours allow you find the best adventure and we bundle it will discount accommodation and airport transfers only available to members of the US military.