Hakuba Snowmobiling | Guided Tours | Late December to March

Snowmobiling

By Hakuba Lion Adventure
Private Tours
Group Tours
Tandem Rides

Information

Speed through the foothills of the Japanese Alps on a guided snowmobile tour with Lion Adventure. The tour is held at the base of Hakuba 47 and the course runs along beautiful rivers and mountain forests.

The tours run from late December through late March and are dependent on proper snow conditions.
Times: 9:45 - 10:45 | 11:00 - 12:00 | 13:00 -14:00 | 14:15 - 15:15 | 15:15 - 16:15


Key Details

Transportation: Free accommodation pick up approximately 30 minutes before the tour start for those staying in Happo, Echoland, or Wadano. If outside these areas, please arrange transportation to Lion Cafe in Happo Village.

Requirements:

  • Relatively healthy/able-bodied people aged 6 years and up
  • Children 6 to 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 12 years and younger cannot ride by themselves, they must ride tandem with an adult
  • Children under the age of 6 years cannot attend the tour for insurance reasons. Babysitting services are also not available

Clothing: Full snow gear is required including snow jacket, snow pants, snow boots, snow gloves and snow goggles. Waterproof boots can be warn instead of snow boots. Large-lens sunglasses are a suitable alternative to snow goggles provided it is not snowing/raining the day of the tour.

Please also ensure that keys/mobile phones/wallets etc. are well secured in your pockets or put them in inside pockets.

Other:

  • Tours may be cancelled if there are any conditions that will affect the safe operation of the tour – including: bad snow conditions (lack of snow), blizzard or heavy snow, heavy fog, heavy rain etc.
  • Tours will still operate during bad winter seasons if there is still the minimum requirement of snow available.
  • Please keep in mind that we cannot control the weather conditions! If the snow conditions are not ideal, it may affect the course conditions (the course may be bumpy/icy/patchy etc.). We will only cancel the tours when the conditions become dangerous. Please do not expect pretty white, fluffy and pristine snow for every tour. We will still try to provide a safe and enjoyable tour despite the conditions.
  • The tour fee includes: snowmobile lesson fee + 2 guides, snowmobile rental and helmet rental.
  • Does not include drinks/snacks for the bus trip or souvenir shopping purchases.
  • You may bring along cameras/GoPros, but please do so at your own risk. We do not offer compensation for lost or damaged items.
  • Snow wear rental is available for an additional fee. Please let us know what you need at time of reservation or contact us for prices and sizing.
  • Reservations can be made up to 1 hour before the scheduled tour time. Reservations made less than an hour before the tour start time cannot be accepted and you will be asked to attend the next available tour.

  • Single Adult Ride

    13 years old and over is considered an adult

    ¥12,000
  • Tandem Adult Ride

    13 years old and over is considered an adult

    ¥18,000
  • Tandem Kid + Adult Ride

    Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are eligible for this rate

    ¥14,000

Address

399-9301 Nagano, Kitaazumi District, Hakuba, Hokujo, 4761-2 JAPAN

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