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Visit Madarao

Come and ski Japan with us! Not only does Madarao Kogen Ski Resort offer some of the best powder skiing in Japan, it is relatively undiscovered. Less people, more powder!

It is the perfect base for your next adventure - boasting wonderful resort and backcountry conditions, 60% tree runs (the most in Japan!) and an average annual snowfall of more than 40 feet, this little-known Nagano gem is within easy striking distance from Tokyo. A shinkansen from Tokyo or Ueno station will bring you to Iiyama station in 1 hour and 40 minutes, and from there it is a short 25 minute shuttle ride to your new home in the snow - Raicho Lodge.

Stay with us, at Raicho Lodge

Raicho Lodge is the ideal base for your next Japan skiing adventure. we provide a complimentary breakfast and free wifi for all of our guests, and featuring a luxurious in-house restaurant and full bar.

The lodge is just 250 metres from the ski lifts at Madarao Kogen Ski Resort and under an hour by car to nearby Myoko Kogen and Nozawa Onsen resorts.

Come discover Madarao! We are excited to welcome you to stay at Raicho Lodge. 

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