Niseko is a popular ski town on Hokkaido, Japan, renown for some of the world’s best and lightest powder snow. One of the ESCAPE travelers was there enjoying the combo of onsen and snowboarding.
As well as having some of the world's finest powder snow, Niseko offers beautiful streets that resemble places overseas, great dining experiences, hot springs, and a very friendly atmosphere. It's a world-class, very popular resort that attracts endless crowds of enchanted repeat visitors.
Here is the essential packing list for a snow sport trip:
Packed these in the ESCAPE carry-on:
Boarding pass/flight details
Long Sleeve Base Layers
Thermal Leggings (if needed)
Odour Resistant T-shirts
Sunglasses / Goggles
Wear these on the plane:
Lightweight Fleece (if needed)
Pack these in your check-in bag:
Snowboard / Ski Set
Waterproof Suede Snow Boots
Accommodation Recommendation in Niseko
Seshū Chalet is a ski-in, ski-out masterpiece with traditional Japanese elements, while also featuring the authentic materials of timber, stone, and concrete.
Pushing the limits on glass and timber, Seshū is designed to invite Niseko’s nature views inside. 5 en-suited bedrooms including a traditional Japanese tatami room, media room, and expansive open living/dining/kitchen give an abundance of space to spread out and enjoy the holiday. And for full relaxation, the 16 person jacuzzi looking into the private garden is the perfect place to finish the day.
You have been most hospitable Japan, SAYONARA until next time.