Family Ski Bliss

5 Nights/6 Days of Snow Fun for Families

Hokkaido Winter Itinerary

Stay in Yoichi, a beautiful coastal town in Hokkaido and gain access to world-famous ski resorts, fresh seafood, locally grown produce and much more.

Here is a sample itinerary for an unforgettable winter holiday.


  • Skiing at family-friendly international resort
  • Pick the day to suit weather conditions and family’s skill level
  • Endless snow play in the private backyard
  • Local food experience
Day 1Arrive at Yoichi, a snowy wonderland

Yoichi is 80 minutes drive from New Chitose Airport, the gateway to the whole of Hokkaido.

Rent a car at the airport and take a motorway direct to Yoichi.

▶︎How to get here

Check-in at holiday rental house and relax or engage in thrilling sledding adventures, friendly snowball fights, and snow sculpture-making in the backyard. Light the candles in the snow in the evening.

Day 2

Ski at Kiroro - the beginner-friendly international resort

Enjoy world-class powder snow and stunning mountain views.

Lessons are available in English (advanced booking is required).

Day 3Ski at Asarigawa onsen ski resort - affordable and cosy resort in Otaru
Day 4Snow-shoeing in the nearby forest

Take a break from Skiing and try a serene snowshoe walk in the nearby forest, for a calming winter wonderland experience. Breathe in pure cold air, meet the fox, and enjoy a hot chocolate in the thermos.

*Snowshoe gear is free to use at our holiday homes

For dinner, check the local fish market and cook traditional Nabe (Hot pot) at home. Parents can enjoy a bottle of local wine as an accompaniment.

Day 5Day trip to Niseko for Onsen

Take a scenic drive to the high-quality hot springs (Onsen) of Niseko.

Enjoy fresh ice cream and cheese, and lunch at one of the local restaurants.

Day 6Check-out and Sightseeing in Otaru

Visit Otaru, a charming tourist spot with lit-up canals and heritage buildings.

Admire the glasswork and music box museum.

After this, go on to your next destination!

You have the flexibility to adjust the schedules based on weather conditions, which is one of the significant benefits of staying in one location for an extended period!


Enquire Now

Yoichi Holiday is an outdoor expert with local insight. We are ready to help in English and ensure a seamless experience:

  • Provide affordable rental houses, each accommodating up to 7 guests
  • Assistance in itinerary planning/ car rental
  • Assistance in arranging long-term ski and snowboard rentals/guided tours

Send your interests, preferences, and trip details (e.g., duration, group size, activities), and we'll help craft a personalized Hokkaido experience just for you. Customized guided tours are also an option for those seeking full assistance.