Zao Onsen Snow Monsters

Zao Onsen Snow Monsters

Ski & Board amongst the Snow Monsters at the massive Zao Onsen Ski Resort! Free lessons, Onsens, ski-in ski-out lodge, party and more!
Zao Onsen Snow Monsters - Japan

Zao Onsen Snow Monsters


Zao Onsen is a huge ski resort featuring 4 gondolas, 41 lifts and a super long 10km course stretching from one side of the mountain to the other! There is a large variety of courses perfect for beginners, intermediates and experts. The location of the resort means that Zao receives massive snowfalls each year. The consistently great pow and the sheer size and number of courses of the resort make it a must visit.

The snow monsters themselves are a stunning natural spectacle and its an amazing feeling skiing/boarding through their towering icy glare. Zao Onsen is one of our most popular trips of the season and always books out well in advance so get in quick if youre keen to join.

The Plan

Meet in Shinjuku. All aboard the TSC Bus! Watch movies, chat with old and new friends, and get excited! Stop to stretch and grab dinner along the way.
1:00am approx.:
Arrive in Zao Onsen and check into the Hotel. Have a late night onsen and/or sleep.
7:30 ~ 8:00:
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
8:00 ~ 17:00:
Head out onto the slopes! Get out there early and Ski / Snowboard all day - bring your camera and get some snow monster photos!
17:00 ~ 18:00:
Soak in the hotel or nearby onsens. Relax with a cold drink
18:00 ~ 19:00:
Dinner in the hotel restaurant.
19:30 ~ late:
Group party! DJs. dancing - good times!
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
8:30 ~ 15:00:
Check out. Skiing / Snowboarding at Zao Onsen followed by a soak in the onsen
15:00 ~ 21:00:
Board the bus for the trip back to Tokyo. Arrive back in Shinjuku with some great photos and memories - Remember to swap contact details with the people you met!!