Niigata: GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort


Spend a day at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort in Niigata for a fun-filled day of skiing, snowboarding and other snow-related activities! ・GALA has excellent transport access being the only ski resort with its own Shinkansen station! The ticket counter for the resort is immediately in front of you as you exit the barriers at GALA Yuzawa station. Round-trip Shinkansen journey means you cut down on traveling time and have more time to enjoy the resort. ・A lift ticket for the day is included for both adults and children! ・Children will be able to choose their rental set from the following options at the resort: A. 3 piece ski set with skiwear B. 2 piece snowboard set with skiwear C. Sledding set with skiwear *Please head straight for the ticket counter as you exit the station's barriers to hand over your ticket vouchers. GALA Yuzawa's official site -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please write in the "Additional Information" section of the reservation form *We will deliver the necessary documents one day before the trip to either your hotel or Narita/Haneda Airport. Please provide the place where you would like the documents sent to and when you want to receive them. If you wish to collect at the hotel, please also write the the name of the person who booked the hotel. What's included Round-trip Shinkansen (Tokyo⇔GALA Yuzawa station or Echigo-Yuzawa station), 1 Day lift/gondola ticket, rental set for children and taxes. *None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. What's not included Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) What's included in Infant Price (3-5 y/o) No tour inclusions. If you need a Shinkansen seat for your infant, then please apply under Child category. *Since this is an independent plan, a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents so that customers can deal with the admin. on their own during the trip. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Attention] Know before you go *The time spent at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort may be shortened if your arrival is delayed by the weather, transport issues etc. A refund is not available based on these reasons. *Rental sets are not included for adults on this tour and you will need to visit the rental shop once you arrive at the resort. However, we can arrange this for you if you let us know in advance when you are booking this tour (see below.) *Coin lockers are available on site. Please have coins with you. *Depending on the day, the Shinkansen may not arrive/depart from GALA Yuzawa station but rather Echigo-Yuzawa station. There is no refund available for this change. Rental option for adults (let us know at the time of booking) ・3 piece ski set /2 piece snowboard set: JPY4,000 (normally JPY5,000) ・Skiwear*: JPY2,400 (normally JPY3,000) *Skiwear does not include accessories like gloves, hats, goggles etc. Either bring your own or buy/rent on the day. Other *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • JR Tokyo station (Depart 7:28~10:16) Joetsu Shinkansen GALA Yuzawa station (Arrive 8:58-11:43) GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort *Free time at the resort. 1 Day lift/gondola ticket included GALA Yuzawa station (Depart 15:54-17:50) Joetsu Shinkansen JR Tokyo station (Depart 17:28-19:24)


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Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

1 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

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