Prince Snow Resorts Karuizawa

One hour from Tokyo by the bullet train (Shinkansen). Our ski resort has a large number of fine days, and can be enjoyed by everyone, young and old.


Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort opens from 2nd November, 2019 (Saturday) to 5th April 2020 (Sunday).


Children of 6 years to 12 years of age get complimentary lift tickets.
Guests can also purchase the lift tickets of discounted rates.

Hotel Guests:
* Staying at The Prince Villa Karuizawa can enjoy ski free of charge for lift ticket .

*For safety, children under six must please always be accompanied by a guardian when riding the lift.

[Rental Ski Prior Reservation]

[Ski School]

  • RITMO Snow Academy (former Okabe Tetsuya Ski School)
    private lessons in English; advance booking highly recommended
    E-mail: info@neve.jp
    Tel: +81-(0)267-41-1750
    Reception: West – next to the ski rental area in the locker room; East – next to the ski rental area
    Please contact directly by email for reservations and other inquiries.
  • Karuizawa Ski School (private lessons in English available on certain days; advance booking required)
    Tel: +81-(0)267-42-1850
    Reception: Grand Resort Karuizawa Ski Center East – next to East High-speed lift; West – next to ski rental area
  • Panda Le Mans Kids School 
    Panda Le Mans lessons are now available in Karuizawa for children ages 3 – 9 who are getting on skis for the very first time. Panda Le Mans uses unique equipment and teaching methods to make learning to ski or snowboard fun and easy. Lessons are available in English and Chinese.
    For bookings, http://www.pandaruman.com/karuizawa/booking/ 
    Tel: +81-(0)267-41-0036