Karuizawa is one of Japan's leading highland resorts, located at an altitude of approximately 900-1,000 m in Nagano Prefecture. It is a popular year-round tourist destination because it is only about one to one and a half hours by bullet train from central Tokyo and offers a variety of ways to enjoy shopping, dining, spectacular scenery, historic architecture and nature walks. In addition, it is also one of the most popular summer retreat spot.
Travel to Karuizawa
After purchasing tickets for the Bullet Train from the JR EAST Ticket Office at Tokyo Station, Chee and Chaa San head to Karuizawa. Watch Chee and Chaa San have some thrilling time in the snow, guided by experts, in this famous skiing destination.
Shinkansen (Bullet Train): https://www.japan.travel/en/plan/getting-around/shinkansen/
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort
Chee and Chaa San head to Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort, for some fun in the snow. Here, guided by an expert, Chee San spent some thrilling time skiing down the white slope.
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort: https://www.princehotels.com/en/ski/karuizawa/
Chee and Chaa San, head to the Snowman Park, a separated area in the resort. Join Chee San, as she indulges herself in different thrilling activities like sleighing, tubing and even making few snowballs.
Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza
In the evening Chee and Chaa San head to the Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza to spend some time. It’s a high-end shopping plaza, which one can visit after a day of skiing and then catch the train back to Tokyo.
Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza: https://www.karuizawa-psp.jp/en