Snowshoe Tour - Explore a majestic winter wonderland in Biei.

Mid of December – Mid March

Winter is the most beautiful season of the year.
Let’s go and see the most breathtaking view in Biei.

During the green season in Biei, you can see colorful patchwork hills which attract many tourists from around the world.
However, when is the best season to see Biei's beautiful scenery?
Fresh air, clear blue sky, and a winter wonderland of snow…
This tour is the best way to explore the stunning landscapes of Biei.
Take your time and enjoy every step through the fresh snow. Enjoy the beauty all around you.
(This is one of our special guided experiences made in collaboration with farmers in Biei. Please kindly note that you normally cannot enter the fields without permission.)

Enjoy every step through the fresh snow..

Let’s make a snow angel in fresh snow.

Frozen branches are natural decorations...

Accepting Status
Adult /Child fee (Age 7 and above) ¥5,000
※Private tours can be arranged for an additional 10,000yen per couple
Mid of December – Mid March
Approximately 2~2.5 hours
◆09:30 / 10:30  Meeting at Shiki-no-Jouhoukan
◆09:45-11:15 / 13:45 - 15:15  Snowshoeing
◆11:30 / 15:30 Back to Shiki-no-Jouhoukan

*The tour might be canceled due to bad weather.
*Please come to Shiki-no-Jouhoukan by car. The guide will lead you to the starting point. If you do not have a driver’s license or if you don’t plan on using a rental car, please let us know at the time of booking.
Conditions to participate
- Minimum number of participants (1 Adult or 1 Child accompanied by an adult.)
- Children aged 7 and up can participate. Children must have a parent or guardian present.
- Please supply us with the information below at the time of booking.
*Names as per passport and date of birth of all participants (for insurance purposes).
*A phone number that we can use to reach you before and on the day of the tour.
*Your shoe size in centimeters if you would like to borrow overshoe covers.
Things to bring/prepare
- Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing (ski / snowboard wear)
- Gloves, hats and scarves
- Warm, waterproof boots, preferably snow boots
※We can provide you with overshoe covers if you do not have snow boots.
- Sunglasses or snow goggles if necessary.
What's Included?
- Guide fee
- Farm Experience fee
- Snow shoes and overshoes fee
- Insurance
- Tax
Shiki-no-Jouhoukan (1-2 minutes on foot from the Biei Tourist Information Center / JR Biei Station) Google Maps
Transportation Service
No pick-up and drop-off service.
If you do not have a driver’s license or if you do not plan on using a rental car, please let us know at the time of booking.
Please pay on site in cash (Japanese yen only) or pay by credit card.
Terms and Conditions
- The tour may be cancelled due to bad weather conditions (e.g. snowstorm).
- Please let us know your telephone number in advance. We will call you if cancellation looks likely.
- The tour can be customized to match your fitness.
- If you do not have ski wear, please let us know. We can lend you rental wear (additional 500yen per person).

We operate a cancellation fee for cancellations at the request of the client.
Please be aware of the below cancellation fees upon applying to join the program.
Day before: 50%
On the Day: 100%
After tour start time / no show: 100%