Directly connected to the station! 1-Day Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort Ski Tour via Shinkansen (Round-trip from Tokyo)
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Kanto (Nearby Areas of Tokyo) Train Package
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- Overview :
1. Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort's convenient location is a hassle-free 90-minute Shinkansen ride from Tokyo and directly connected to the Shinkansen station.
2. This bargain package plan includes a round trip Shinkansen from Tokyo, a lift ticket, rental wear, a faceguard, and a locker ticket!
3. The ski site can be reached by gondola directly from the train station without stepping one foot outside!
Day before tour departure Train tickets, ski lift exchange voucher, rental wear voucher will be sent to your designated accommodation or Tokyo City i at least one day before departure.
About Ticket Pick-up:
Tickets and the final itinerary may be picked up at either (1) a hotel designated for ticket and itinerary delivery, or (2) Tokyo City i. The designated Shinkansen may not be changed at the pick-up location.
If the address for the tickets and final itinerary to be sent to changes after booking, please inform us at least 8 days prior to the tour departure date.
Pick-up is possible starting from 7 days before the tour departure date until the day prior to departure. Also, regarding bookings made less than 7 days prior to the tour departure date, pick-up will be possible starting from 2 days after the booking is made until the day prior to departure. Pick-up may be made only on or after the designated pick-up date. Tickets cannot be issued or changed at Tokyo City i.
(1) If Hotel designated for ticket and itinerary delivery is selected:
Tickets will be sent by the day prior to tour departure. When booking, please enter the hotel's official name, address (all including postal code, prefecture, city, area number, etc.), and the name used for the hotel booking. Please be aware that service will not be possible if there are any errors in the information provided.
Please note that service to private residences or private lodgings (minpaku) is not available. Thank you for your understanding.
*Service to certain locations other than hotels, such as a business or embassy, is available. (Must be located in Japan.) Just as in the case for a hotel, please provide the address (all including postal code, prefecture, city, area number, etc.), and the name of the person to be sent to, along with contact information.
(2) If Tokyo City i is selected:
Please go to Tokyo City i and pick up the tickets on your own by the day prior to tour departure. Pick-up at Tokyo City i is possible starting from 3 days before the tour departure date until the day prior to departure.
*However, pick-up is not available on the day of booking and the day after booking (business days only).
Tokyo City i (Tourist Information Center)
Address: B1F KITTE JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Open Hours: 8:00 - 20:00
Closed Days: June 23, 2019 (tentative). Facility may be closed without notice due to sudden changes. For more details, please check the website.
*Pick-up is not available at Tokyo City i outside of open hours.
*We will not be held responsible if the customer is late for the Shinkansen as a result of not being able to conduct pick-up during open hours.
*Tickets cannot be issued or changed at Tokyo City i.
Before departure, participants are encouraged to check the following website for information about snow conditions: http://www.galaresort.jp/winter/english/
06:30-09:25 90(min) Depart from Tokyo Station Please make your own way from Tokyo Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen to Gala Yuzawa Station. This tour uses reserved seats (ordinary car).
(1) Please check your ticket and the final itinerary for the train number and departure time. Changes may not be made to the scheduled Shinkansen.
(2) The Shinkansen schedule may vary due to timetable revisions, etc.
(3) No refunds will be issued even if the Shinkansen tickets are not used. In such cases, please use public transportation to the destination on your own. Customers will carry their own baggage.
(4) If you must cancel your tour after receiving the Shinkansen tickets, please send the tickets back to the planning company (see Remarks 1).
08:00-10:55 Arrive at Gala Yuzawa Station After arriving, please sign-in at the check-in counter in the station. There you will be given the 1-day ski lift ticket, locker ticket, and ticket for rental wear.
Gala Yuzawa Enjoy the snow at the ski resort -- which is directly connected to the station -- to your heart's content.
Take the gondola lift up to the ski resort. (Round trip fare of JPY 1,300 to be shouldered by customers)
Please pay for equipment rental, the facility planned snow country experience plan, and other individual costs on-site.
*Only clothing is included in the tour booking price.
(3-item set including Ski / Boots / Pole: JPY 5,000 per person, per day)
*Sledding / Fun in the snow
(Sled, long boots, and gloves set rental charge: JPY 1,300 per person)
*Snow Country Style Experience Plan
('Kasa' traditional snow country attire experience charge / 1 drink included: JPY 1,000 per person)
(JPY 300 per person, per run)
*Costs may change based on facility circumstances. On the day of the tour, please check availability and prices on site, and pay the fees directly.
In the event that the Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort is closed due to inclement weather, customers will be diverted to another ski resort in the Echigo Yuzawa area. (When wind speeds are 20m/s or higher, the gondola travelling between Gala Yuzawa Station and the ski trail stops service and customers will be diverted to another ski resort in the area. If this happens, the 1-day ski lift ticket will remain valid.)
Even if skiing, etc. is difficult due to a lack of snowfall, if the ski site is partly operational, it will be deemed able to provide effective service, and the tour will not be canceled (snowmakers may be used in such cases). In such cases, cancellations will still be subject to a cancellation fee.
Lift/gondola operations may be altered or suspended due to weather or other conditions. Lift ticket refunds will not be issued under these circumstances.
15:00-18:30 90(min) Depart from Gala Yuzawa Station Depart for Tokyo on the Joetsu Shinkansen. This tour uses reserved seats (ordinary car).
16:30-20:00 Arrive at Tokyo Station Plan ends upon arrival.