Mt. Myoko Shuttle service ends for 2104-2015 season
The free shuttle bus serving the main areas of Myoko ends service from March 1, along with the main season for international travel. Please talk with your hotel about inter-resort travel; the bus will be back to serve visitors next season!
2014/2015 Myoko Area Guide available
Full information for the winter season: shuttle and night shuttle bus schedules and stops; and information on all the area ski resorts. Pick up your copy right here in PDF format.
Myoko Dining Guide 2014-2015
Get to know Myoko's best places to eat and drink, with our new Myoko Dining Guide 2014-2015. Information on the types of food and restaurant locations, as well as a QR code link for how to get there (just shoot with your mobile device, and let your map app show you the best way to get there).
Joetsu-Myoko Area Guide 2014-2015
Get to know the greater area from Myoko to Joetsu, the neighboring city to the north on the Sea of Japan coast, with a new guide released by the Joetsu Tourism organization. The linked file is a pdf version of a slim folder also available locally in print format. More things to do on your trip to Japan!
ATM hours at Akakura Post Office
When you need some cash in Akakura....

These are the hours for the Akakura Post Office, and the ATM inside which accepts many (but not all) international credit cards, through to March 31, 2015:

  • Weekdays: 9 am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday, national holidays: 9 am to 5 pm

    Post Office
  • Weekdays: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday, Sunday, national holidays: closed
Location: 585-85 Akakura (close to the Akakura Bus Stop)
Tel: 0255-87-2400 (Japanese language only)


Myoko Big-4 One-Day Lift Pass
The easy way to ski at any of Myoko's biggest resorts

With one coupon in hand, you can ski at any of the four biggest resorts in the Myoko area—Akakura Kanko, Akakura Onsen, Ikenotaira Onsen and Suginohara.


Price: Adults ¥4,600; seniors and children ¥4,100.


To reserve: Please contact stay@myoko.tv
Tel: +81 (0)255-86-2186


Myoko Super Big-4 Lift Pass
A special price for long-staying guests!

A discount-price lift pass for four of the biggest Myoko-area ski resorts, ideal for persons staying from 8 to 21 days in Myoko. The period of use begins from the first day of your stay in Myoko.


Price: ¥38,000/person (adult, junior or senior, child)


Up to 21 consecutive days


Ski areas where Pass can be used:
Akakura Onsen, Akakura Kanko Resort (Akakan), Ikenotaira Onsen, Suginohara


To complete the application:
Please send the following to stay@myoko.tv, at least one month before the period of use:
  • Completed application form (available in Excel format here).
  • Passport-size color photo data
  • Full name of all persons requesting pass
  • Period of use
  • Hotel in Myoko

    Payment must be made prior to your departure by bank transfer. For details, see the application form.
    The Super Big-4 Pass(es) will be handed over at the Front Desk of the guest’s hotel.


  • Sales of the Super Big-4 Pass is available only to guests staying at hotels listed in the Accommodations section of the Myoko Tourist Office’s English website. Guests staying at other hotels may not purchase the Pass.
  • Refunds for the Super Big-4 Pass will only be made up until December 1, 2014; no refunds will be made for any cancellation made after this date.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellation of Super Big-4 Passes reserved after December 1, 2014.

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    Get area-specific weather for area resorts, courtesy of snowjapan.com

    Myoko Weather

    · Akakura (Akakura Onsen Resort and Akakura Kanko Resort)

    · Myoko Suginohara Resort

    · Ikenotaira Onsen Ski Resort

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