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Niseko Zen Tours

Your gateway to unforgettable snow adventures.
Specializing in deep powder guided tours, we cater to adventurers of all levels seeking to explore the pristine backcountry of Hokkaido and hidden powder stashes.
Due to the everchanging conditions in Niseko, plans may need to adjust based on the weather.

We prioritize flexibility in our planning to ensure the best possible experience for you.
 

Join us for exhilarating descents and breathtaking scenery, crafting memories that will last a lifetime.


See full tour details below and send a booking request with your desired dates. Our team will promptly work out the details and confirm your reservation.
 

 

If you have any questions or to arrange specific trip details directly please feel free to send us an email at: contact@nisekozen.com   
 

Omakase Powder Tour

Spend a day on the snow with a photographer, making memories for a lifetime.

Introducing our "Guided Photography Experience" for up to 6 guests. Enjoy a personalized backcountry day with a professional photographer and a guide, capturing your day's highlights in stunning snowy landscapes.
 

7hours day
1 guide, 1 photographer
Up to 6 people
+Beautiful photos
JPY250,000

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 


 

Resort Tour

Enjoy easy access guiding to the local stashes.

A full-day of inbound guiding. As the weather can be unpredictable this is the best way to enjoy and explore the resort's off-piste skiing/snowboarding, and have a Niseko tour without having to hike anywhere.

Delve into untouched slopes and discover hidden powder stashes.
 

Perfect for enthusiasts seeking exhilarating experience within the safety of designated ski resort boundaries.

7hours day with 1hour break
Start : 8:30
End : 15:30
1guide
Up to 4 people
JPY120,000

Meal and lift pass & rental equipment expenses not included.


Equipment List 

Lift Access Backcountry

Enjoy easy access guiding to the local stashes.

Experience daily  powder skiing and snowboarding at the resort (Niseko/Rusutsu/Kiroro) with the best snow and weather conditions, explore the famous Niseko gates or any other resort side country alongside our knowledgeable powder guides. 
 

Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation or meet you directly at the lifts to make certain you start your day with fresh tracks.
 

For multi-day bookings, we adapt our plan dynamically to ensure you're always on the slopes with the best powder conditions. Just be here, and leave the planning to us for an unforgettable powder experience.

7hours day with 1hour break
Start : 8:30
End : 15:30
1guide
Up to 4 people
JPY120,000

Meal and lift pass & rental equipment expenses not included.

 

Equipment List 

Backcountry Powder Tour

Earn every turn on what could be the best run of your life.

Escape the crowds of ski resorts and explore the stunning mountains surrounding the Niseko area with our backcountry guided hikes.

Our expert guides tailor each excursion to maximize your time in Niseko, ensuring you experience the finest powder conditions available.
You will need backcountry essentials..

Whether you're a beginner seeking new experiences or an competent backcountry enthusiast craving advanced level terrain, our powder guides cater to all skill levels.
Simply inform us of your ability level, and we'll ensure an unforgettable adventure tailored just for you.

7hours day
1 guide
Up to 4 people

JPY120,000

8+ size groups require 2 lead guides for possible groups split ups to maximize efficiency and safety.

 

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.
 

Equipment List 

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Multi day Central Hokkaido

Check out Hokkaido's biggest mountains.

Our exclusive "Central Hokkaido Adventure" package, offering a unique blend of lift-accessed and backcountry skiing and snowboarding across prime locations such as Furano, Asahidake, Kurodake, and other local ski fields like Kamui, Pippu, and Tomamu.
The snow is colder, drier and usually a lot less tracked than Niseko, you can usually find powder right through until April.

Experience the best of both worlds with guided excursions that cater to all skill levels, ensuring unforgettable moments in Hokkaido's Playground of the Gods.

 

3 days minimum

Up to 10hours day
1guide
Up to 4 people
JPY150,000 per day

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 

Powder tour with Onsen

Spend the day like a local , deep powder in the morning and hot spring chill time afterward

Introducing our “Ski/Snowboard + Onsen Day Experience." Hike and ride until lunchtime, then unwind with a relaxing onsen session before being chauffeured back to your accommodation.

Enjoy the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation in Hokkaido's stunning winter scenery.

7hours day
1 guide
Up to 4 people
JPY120,000

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 

*There are no monkeys in Hokkaido

Family Powder Tour

Introducing our "Family-Friendly Guided Ski/Snowboard Adventure," designed for fun both on and off the snow. With 2 experienced guides dedicated to your group, enjoy off-piste exploration across various ski resorts in the area.

Perfect for families seeking a memorable skiing experience amidst Hokkaido's picturesque landscapes.

Up to 7hours day
2 guide
Up to 6 people
JPY210,000

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 
 

Photographer

Hire a professional photographer to capture the highlights of your winter adventure on and off the snow.
Return home with beautiful photographs to show your friends and family or post on your socials.

 

 7hours day

Up to 4 people
1Photographer
JPY100,000

Meal and lift pass & rental equipment expenses not included.

Backcountry Clinic

Getting introduced to Backcountry, learn in a friendly environment.

Gain knowledge of backcountry principles, including risk assessment and hazard awareness, under the supervision of a professional guide.
This tour is meticulously designed for learning in accessible and secure terrain, ensuring a safe and educational experience.

7hours day
1guide
Up to 4 people
JPY120,000

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 

 

Tail guide

for groups of 5 to 7 people

Planning a hike with a large group of friends? A tail guide ensures a fantastic day in the backcountry, minimizing risks and ensuring everyone returns with unforgettable memories of powder-filled adventures.
 

for groups of 5 to 7 people

JPY60,000

Meal and rental equipment expenses not included.

Equipment List 

 

Lift Access Day Essentials: 

  • Powder Skis or Snowboard. 

  • Ski Poles with powder baskets: For snowboarders, collapsible poles will be required.

  • Ski/snowboard wear:

  • Down Jacke

  • Spare thermals (If you are a sweater a dry layer to change in is essential.)

  • Facemask/Balaclava - We recommend that you wear or carry a facemask and neck warmer.

  • Gloves - Please choose warm and well fitting gloves for skiing

  • Hiking gloves/Glove liners

  • Goggles - Bring goggles with high light and low light lenses if possible. 

  • Sunglasses: For the hike.

  • Avalanche safety equipment and minimum 20L backpack: beacon, shovel, probe -  Rentals are ¥5,000 per day. 

  • Snacks: We generally stop on the way but it is always good to have some snacks ready to go for the missions. 

Backcountry Day Essentials: 

  • Touring Skis, Splitboard or Climbing snowshoes - Skis with touring bindings and skins, or a split board with skins , with a regular snowboard you can also use snowshoes. If you don't have your own these you will need to rent some at least a day before the tour)

  • Ski Poles with powder baskets: For snowboarders, collapsible poles will be required.

  • Ski/snowboard wear: Wind and waterproof hard shell is ideal. 

  • Down Jacke

  • Spare thermals (If you are a sweater a dry layer to change in is essential.)

  • Facemask/Balaclava - We recommend that you wear or carry a facemask and neck warmer.

  • Gloves - Please choose warm and well fitting gloves for skiing

  • Hiking gloves/Glove liners

  • Goggles - Bring goggles with high light and low light lenses if possible. 

  • Sunglasses: For the hike.

  • Avalanche safety equipment and minimum 20L backpack: beacon, shovel, probe -  Rentals are ¥5,000 per day. 

  • Snacks: We generally stop on the way but it is always good to have some snacks ready to go for the missions. 

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