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Destination guide: Niseko, Japan

Niseko located in Abuta District, Hokkaido, Japan. For the native people of Japan, Niseko is a mountain range as well as a municipal area. For overseas the name offers a vast area for ski and also includes Hokkaido’s Mount Yōtei, this is also known as “Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido”, as well as Annupuri ranges.

Primarily the constant storm cycles that come out of the neighboring Siberia, is the reason behind the snow powder received by the mountains on Hokkaido island and due to this, they are globally known for receiving lightest yet consistent powder on Earth.Niseko is the distinguished attraction over here, which is a combination of four interconnected resorts that encircle 4,291-foot high Mount Niseko Annupuri, which one can ski through one lift ticket.

This place receives quite heavy snowfall of 590 inches every year. The best part is that it receives fresh powder on Niseko Annupuri and the plentiful snowfall received by town makes the off-piste terrain ready for light skiing.

The population of the town is 4,685, and it is easy to go through four distinct base areas, and the town is exhilarates vibes that encourages surfing and also have ample of hot springs, (onsen in Japanese)  to overcome your ski lag. Another greatest attraction here is night skiing, as the town offers vast stadium that has gleaming lights that brighten 2,560 feet vertical skiing area. There is a Deep-powder in the nighttime forest which is well lit, and this is the main attraction of Niseko.

Those who are looking for a reasonable place to stay can opt for Powder Lodge, which is friendly to your wallet. Wherein, if you do not have any budget constraints can opt for The Vale Niseko, as the place offers the best locations in the town.

As there is no love sincerer than the love of food, and this place offers a great places for food lovers. On one hand you have Seico Mart that offers quite reasonable food and on the other you get A-Bu-Cha, which is quite good traditional Japanese. Miso salmon is one of the most mouth watering dishes of the place.

The place also has bars and party lounges such as aka the “Fridge Door” bar, Gyu+Bar,  spins vinyl and serves single malts for party freaks. Now after you are tired skiing and partying you can also board a 2.5-hour train that leads you to the largest city on Hokkaido, called Sapporo.

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