Thinking of a February getaway? Here are five reasons why you should visit Niseko.

#1 It's Peak Powder Season

It goes without saying, Niseko is famous for its incredible snow. Powdery, soft, light and lots of it. On top of the already massive amounts of snow that has fallen in Niseko, February (along with January) are traditionally peak powder months in Niseko.

#2 See Hokkaido's Famous Snow Festivals

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During your Niseko stay in February you'll be able to catch some of Japan's annual best and biggest winter festivals. The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival, Otaru Snow Light Path and Niseko's Yukitopia Snow Festival are just some of the magical events you can experience!

Read more about the festivals.

#3 Chinese New Year Celebrations


Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Niseko in February with a dazzling display of fireworks in Niseko-Hirafu on 11th of February The beautiful show will launch from around the base of the Ace (Center Four) Lift.

For more information and time updates, visit Niseko Grand Hirafu website.

#4 Night Skiing Still On


Enjoy the last whole month of night skiing for the Winter 2017/18 season in the month of February. You'll get more time on the mountain with those extra hours to access the slopes.

Night skiing season closes 18th March, 2018. 

#5 There's Great Savings!

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It's not too late to book your February getaway to Niseko's winter wonderland and experience all of these and more. Plus, there's great savings on accommodation.

Book your stay now and get ready to pack your bags.

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Sofie Lahtinen

Posted on 24 January, 2018 by Sofie Lahtinen in Winter.