Welcome to Your Ultimate Japan Ski Adventure! 

The Silky Powder Tours are unforgettable fully hosted & guided
powder ski and snowboard trips
in the snowiest place in the World:
Hokkaido, Japan!

A perfect combination of
bottomless super-dry powder,
incredible food and fascinating Japanese culture
enjoyed in a fun, safe & friendly environment!

These adventures in snowy Japow are perfect for
intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders
looking for an unforgettable deep powder experience.

We take the stress out of organising your own Japan snow holiday;
simply book your flight to Sapporo and we will take care of the rest!

 

Silky Powder Adventure Tours, Sapporo Ski Tours, Asahidake

Our fully hosted Silky Powder Tours include hotel accommodation, guided off-piste / back-country ski days in several resorts, all ground transportation including airport and resort transfers, onsen & cultural side trips and much more.  Our passionate team will look after you from start to finish to ensure you have the most incredible experience in the Japanese powder!
*** NEW FOR 2019-2010 ***
Stay in our brand new Ski Lodge: The Skilas Kiroro! Ideally located near Kiroro Resort in a tranquil setting beside the Yoichi river, our lodge features 4 twin/double bedrooms each with en-suite private bathroom, a spacious communal area with kitchen and living room, as well as onsen bath.  This is ideal for individuals or groups who want the convenience of having a ski resort at their doorstep whilst enjoying comfortable and sociable accommodation (you will still be able to ski in areas other than Kiroro during your stay).  Please visit The Skilas Kiroro page for more details.
The 2019-2020 Silky Powder Trip Dates are out now!   Please see the information below for details, dates and pricing of our 2019-2020 Silky Powder Tours:

10 day tour (Silky Powder Safaris)

SILKY POWDER SAFARI
Location: Sapporo & Kiroro, Hokkaido, Japan
Tour Duration: 9 nights / 7 ski days
Price: from ¥234,800 per person

Tour Type:
  • Fully Guided & Hosted
  • Multi-resort (Best daily snow conditions)
  • Lift-Assisted Side-Country (Off-Piste)
  • Ski & Snowboard

  • Ability: Intermediate* | Advanced**
    Powder Experience: None * | Some experience required **
    * Intermediates Group: No powder experience required; Confident on most pistes in good conditions; Start on groomers and progress to powder
    ** Advanced Group: Confident on all groomers (pistes) and good off-piste skills; Some powder experience required; Fully off-piste, fast-paced trip
    Fully Guided and Hosted Tour
  • Return Airport Transfers from/to New Chitose (Sapporo) Airport
  • 9 nights in 3-star Central Sapporo* hotel with daily breakfast
  • 7 fully guided ski days, including return transportation & full-day guided tour
  • 7 daily ski passes in resorts such as: Rusutsu, Kiroro, Teine, Sapporo Kokusai, Furano...
  • Skilas Japan Welcome Dinner
  • Evening trips to onsen (hot springs)
  • Local Taxes

  • * Also available on some dates: 7 nights in Skilas Japan's Kiroro Ski Lodge and 2 nights in Sapporo. Please enquire for more details.

    Does not include:
  • Flights
  • Ski and equipment rental
  • Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver/shovel/probe)
  • Lunches and dinners (other than stated)


  • 27 Dec – 05 Jan | ¥259,800* per person

    03 Jan – 12 Jan | ¥249,800* per person

    10 Jan – 19 Jan | ¥249,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: FULLY BOOKED

    17 Jan – 26 Jan | ¥259,800* per person

    24 Jan – 02 Feb | ¥269,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: FULLY BOOKED

    31 Jan – 09 Feb | ¥289,800* per person (Sapporo Snow Festival Special!)
    This Special Trip includes a visit of the Sapporo Snow Festival

    09 Feb – 18 Feb | ¥269,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: FULLY BOOKED

    16 Feb – 25 Feb | ¥249,800* per person

    23 Feb – 03 Mar | ¥249,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: LIMITED AVAILABILITY

    01 Mar – 10 Mar | ¥239,800* per person

    * Prices based on two guests sharing one twin/double room in 3-star hotel

    Optional Extras Available
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Hotel Upgrade (4-star / 5-star)
  • Additional ski days
  • Tour extensions
  • Your Ultimate Japan Ski Adventure!
    Stay in vibrant Sapporo* - the Powder Capital of the World - and/or our Kiroro Ski Lodge to discover Japan's amazing powder snow.
    Day 1: Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport (Sapporo's International Airport) you will be driven to your Central Sapporo hotel. Evening free to rest and recover, or start exploring this fascinating city.
    Day 2: First Ski day! Pick-up from your hotel in the morning and taken to the nearby snowy mountains (we will pick the best resort based on snow conditions - we want you to experience the deepest powder around!) Your experienced guide will help you find the freshest, deepest tracks for some memorable runs. For Intermediates / Powder improvers, you will start on the groomers (pistes) where your instructor will help you with your technique. Return to Sapporo for Skilas' famous Welcome Dinner: a huge feast of tasty fresh local specialities (seafood, sushi, noodles, tempura etc.) washed down with unlimited drinks. Explore Sapporo's bustling nightlife or early night to prepare for the next powder day!
    Days 3-8: A further six incredible days of deep powder skiing awaits you! We will take you to the best ski resorts around Sapporo (3 or 4 different resorts depending on conditions and group preferences) to enjoy the super-deep, silky smooth products on offer in this magical land. Your guide will help you get the most out of the mountains by showing you all the best lines and taking you to his favourite secret powder stashes. For improvers, you will be introduced to powder skiing and venture further into the side-country if/when you feel ready. This fully hosted trip also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the Japanese hot springs (onsen) and other cultural side tours
    Day 9: The last day in Sapporo provides you with several options: Rest your hard-working powder legs and relax in the city, spend an extra final ski day in the powder, or do some sightseeing or shopping.
    Day 10: Transfer back to New Chitose International Airport - go home with unforgettable memories!

    14 day tour (Silky Powder Adventures)

    SILKY POWDER ADVENTURES
    Location: Sapporo & Kiroro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Tour Duration: 13 nights / 10 ski days
    Price: from ¥294,800 per person

    Tour Type:
  • Fully Guided & Hosted
  • Multi-resort (Best daily snow conditions)
  • Lift-Assisted Side-Country (Off-Piste)
  • Ski & Snowboard

  • Ability: Intermediate* | Advanced**
    Powder Experience: None * | Some experience required **
    * Intermediates Group: No powder experience required; Confident on most pistes in good conditions; Start on groomers and progress to powder
    ** Advanced Group: Confident on all groomers (pistes) and good off-piste skills; Some powder experience required; Fully off-piste trip
    Fully Guided and Hosted Tour
  • Return Airport Transfers from/to New Chitose (Sapporo) Airport
  • 6 nights in 3-star Central Sapporo hotel with daily breakfast
  • 7 nights in Skilas Japan's Kiroro Ski Lodge (or continue hotel stay in Sapporo)
  • 10 fully guided ski days, including return transportation & full-day guided tour
  • 10 daily ski passes in resorts such as: Rusutsu, Kiroro, Teine, Sapporo Kokusai, Furano...
  • Skilas Japan Welcome Dinner
  • Evening trips to onsen (hot springs)
  • Local Taxes

  • Does not include:
  • Flights
  • Ski and equipment rental
  • Lunches and dinners (other than stated)


  • 22 Dec – 04 Jan | ¥309,800* per person (incl. 4-days in Central Hokkaido)
    This Special Trip includes 4 nights in Asahikawa (ski in Central Hokkaido resorts such as Asahidake, Furano & Kamui), and 9 nights in Sapporo (ski in resorts such as Rusutsu, Kiroro, Teine and Kokusai)

    05 Jan – 18 Jan | ¥299,800* per person

    19 Jan – 01 Feb | ¥309,800* per person

    26 Jan – 08 Feb | ¥319,800* per person [includes Sapporo Snow Festival Tour]

    09 Feb – 22 Feb | ¥309,800* per person

    Kiroro Ski Lodge: LIMITED AVAILABILITY

    22 Feb – 06 Mar | ¥299,800* per person

    * Price based on two guests sharing one twin/double room in 3-star hotel

    Optional Extras Available
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Hotel Upgrade (4-star / 5-star)
  • Additional ski days
  • Tour extensions
  • Your Ultimate Japan Ski Adventure!
    Stay in vibrant Sapporo - the Powder Capital of the World - and our Kiroro Ski Lodge to discover Japan's amazing powder snow.
    Day 1: Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport (Sapporo's International Airport) you will be driven to your Central Sapporo hotel. Evening free to rest and recover, or start exploring this fascinating city.
    Day 2: First Ski day! Pick-up from your hotel in the morning and taken to the nearby snowy mountains (we will pick the best resort based on snow conditions - we want you to experience the deepest powder around!) Your experienced guide will help you find the freshest, deepest tracks for some memorable runs. Intermediates will start on the groomers (pistes) to improve ski skills before venturing into the powder later in the trip. Return to Sapporo for Skilas' famous Welcome Dinner: a huge feast of tasty fresh local specialities (seafood, sushi, noodles, tempura etc.) washed down with unlimited drinks. Explore Sapporo's bustling nightlife or early night to prepare for the next powder day!
    Days 3-7: A further four incredible days of deep powder skiing awaits you! We will take you to the best ski resorts around Sapporo (3 or 4 different resorts depending on conditions and group preferences) to enjoy the super-deep, silky smooth products on offer in this magical land. Your guide will help you get the most out of the mountains by showing you all the best lines and taking you to his favourite secret powder stashes. This fully hosted trip also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the Japanese hot springs (onsen) and other cultural side tours. Also includes a well deserved rest day which allows you to explore Sapporo City.
    Days 8-13: You will transfer to Skilas's Kiroro Ski Lodge for a stay in the heart of Hokkaido's snowy mountains**. A 10-minute drive from the famous Kiroro Ski Resort and with other local resorts easily accessible, the lodge is a perfect place to get away from it all and focus on what you have come to Japan for: POWDER! The next 5 ski days will bring you plenty more deep snow adventures - which you can share in front of the fire at the end of of every exhilarating powder day with your ski buddies. Discover more resorts and hidden stashes, experience the thrill of night skiing, enjoy the local delicacies of nearby Otaru... This will be your ultimate Japan ski adventure!
    Day 14: Transfer back to New Chitose International Airport - go home with unforgettable memories! ** Alternatively stay in Sapporo for the whole duration


    You can’t take more than 1 week off work?  Don’t worry!  Check out our Silky Powder Week trips, a Sunday-Sunday powder frenzy which packs in as much skiing as possible!

    8 day tour (Silky Powder Week)

    SILKY POWDER WEEK
    Location: Sapporo or Kiroro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Tour Duration: 7 nights / 6 ski days
    Price: from ¥214,800 per person

    Tour Type:
  • Fully Guided & Hosted
  • Multi-resort (Best daily snow conditions)
  • Lift-Assisted Side-Country (Off-Piste)
  • Ski & Snowboard

  • Ability: Intermediate* | Advanced**
    Powder Experience: None * | Some experience required **
    * Intermediates Group: No powder experience required; Confident on most pistes in good conditions; Start on groomers and progress to powder
    ** Advanced Group: Confident on all groomers (pistes) and good off-piste skills; Some powder experience required; Fully off-piste, fast-paced trip
    Fully Guided and Hosted Tour
  • Return Airport Transfers from/to New Chitose (Sapporo) Airport
  • 7 nights in 3-star Central Sapporo hotel OR Skilas Japan's Kiroro Ski Lodge with daily breakfast
  • 6 fully guided ski days, including return transportation & full-day guided tour
  • 6 daily ski passes in resorts such as: Rusutsu, Kiroro, Teine, Sapporo Kokusai, Furano...
  • Skilas Japan Welcome Dinner
  • Evening trips to onsen (hot springs)
  • Local Taxes

  • Does not include:
  • Flights
  • Ski and equipment rental
  • Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver/shovel/probe)
  • Lunches and dinners (other than stated)



  • 29 Dec – 05 Jan | ¥219,800* per person

    05 Jan – 12 Jan | ¥219,800* per person

    12 Jan – 19 Jan | ¥219,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: FULLY BOOKED

    19 Jan – 26 Jan | ¥229,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: Groups of 4+: ¥5,000 off per person!

    26 Jan – 02 Feb | ¥239,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: LAST ROOM!

    02 Feb – 09 Feb | ¥239,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: LIMITED AVAILABILITY

    09 Feb – 16 Feb | ¥259,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: FULLY BOOKED

    16 Feb – 23 Feb | ¥229,800* per person
    Kiroro Ski Lodge: LIMITED AVAILABILITY

    23 Feb – 01 Mar | ¥219,800* per person

    * Prices based on two guests sharing one twin/double room in 3-star hotel

    Optional Extras Available
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Hotel Upgrade (4-star / 5-star)
  • Additional ski days
  • Tour extensions

  • Day 1: Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport (Sapporo's International Airport) you will be driven to your Central Sapporo hotel or our Kiroro Ski Lodge. Evening free to rest and recover, or start exploring this amazing winter wonderland.
    Day 2: First Ski day! Pick-up from your hotel in the morning and taken to the nearby snowy mountains (we will pick the best resort based on snow conditions - we want you to experience the deepest powder around!) Your experienced guide will help you find the freshest, deepest tracks for some memorable runs. For Intermediates / Powder improvers, you will start on the groomers (pistes) where your instructor will help you with your technique. Return to Sapporo for Skilas' famous Welcome Dinner: a huge feast of tasty fresh local specialities (seafood, sushi, noodles, tempura etc.) washed down with unlimited drinks. Explore Sapporo's bustling nightlife or early night to prepare for the next powder day!
    Days 3-7: A further six incredible days of deep powder skiing awaits you! We will take you to the best ski resorts around Sapporo (3 or 4 different resorts depending on conditions and group preferences) to enjoy the super-deep, silky smooth products on offer in this magical land. Your guide will help you get the most out of the mountains by showing you all the best lines and taking you to his favourite secret powder stashes. For improvers, you will be introduced to powder skiing and venture further into the side-country if/when you feel ready. This fully hosted trip also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the Japanese hot springs (onsen) and other cultural side tours
    Day 8: Transfer back to New Chitose International Airport - go home with unforgettable memories!

    Book Your Silky Powder Adventure Tour!

    Silky Powder Adventure Frequently Asked Questions


    For details of our other tours (beginners, specials, custom-made requests) please check our Japan Ski Tours page

    Silky Powder Discovery (Beginners)   Custom-Made Tours   Sapporo Ski Days


    Do you have other dates in mind?
    We also have 2019-2020 “Arrive any day” Special Offers

    2019-2020 Specials


    Silky Powder Adventure Trip Overview

    Susukino, Sapporo's Entertainment District
    Susukino, Sapporo’s Entertainment District
    Sapporo Teine ski and snowboard trips. Powder snow and views of Sapporo and the Sea of Japan
    Sapporo Teine – incredible powder skiing on Sapporo’s doorstep

    Day 1: Upon arrival at New Chitose Airport (Sapporo’s International Airport) you will be driven to your hotel in the heart of Sapporo. You can then take a gentle stroll around the city to stretch your legs after the long journey. This first day will allow you to rest and recover, as well to start exploring this fascinating city. (See our FAQ section for “Why stay in Sapporo and not in a ski resort?)”

    Day 2: You will be so stoked by the sheer amount of snow that you will not want to rest for long! You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and taken to the nearby snowy mountains (we will pick the best resort based on snow conditions – we want you to experience the deepest powder around! See Details of Sapporo ski resorts section for a list of the resorts to be visited) Your experienced guide will help you find the freshest, deepest tracks for some memorable shredding. Depending on your ski/snowboard level and your needs, your mountain guide will show you around the resort slopes, help you through your first deep powder snow experience, take you to the best untracked side-country routes for you to get maximum enjoyment out of the incredible snow and terrain, or simply be a fun freeride partner to share all the good times in the snow together. See the SPA Frequently Asked Questions section for more information on skiing ability, guiding etc.
    After an ecstatic day on the hill you will be driven back to Sapporo, before enjoying Skilas’ famous Welcome Dinner: a huge feast of tasty fresh local specialities (seafood, sushi, noodles, tempura etc.) washed down with unlimited drinks. That night could be a good time to explore Sapporo’s bustling nightlife – but not too late as there is plenty more powder to enjoy the next day!

    Sapporo Kokusai
    Sapporo Kokusai
    Incredible scenery on our Japan powder ski tours
    A rare & beautiful Hokkaido winter sunset

    Days 3-12: A further nine incredible days of deep powder skiing awaits you! We will take you to the best ski resorts around Sapporo (4 or 5 different resorts depending on conditions and group preferences) to enjoy the super-deep, silky smooth products on offer in this magical land. Your guide will help you get the most out of the mountains by showing you all the best lines and taking you to his favourite secret powder stashes. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy the Japanese hot springs (onsen) if you want to try this traditional Japanese pastime! In between all this action you also get a well deserved rest day which allows you to explore Sapporo City.

    Rusutsu Ski Resort Hot Springs. After night skiing, relax in the Japanese onsen
    Hot springs overlooking the night skiing
    Join Skilas in Furano Ski Resort, Hokkaido. Discover the best powder skiing in the World in Japan
    Another day in powadise!

    Day 13: The last day in Sapporo provides you with several options:

    1) Rest your hard-working powder legs and relax in the city;

    2) Keep powering through with another ski day in the powder – we do warn you in advance that it gets highly addictive! (additional charge to be paid locally);

    3) Do some sightseeing or shopping (additional charge to be paid locally).

    Day 14: Unfortunately your time in Japan is coming to an end… After a final night back in Sapporo, you will be transferred back to New Chitose Airport for your flight home – taking some incredible memories, photos and videos away with you.

    Rusutsu Supernatural!
    Rusutsu Supernatural!
    Impressive jumps in Rusutsu Ski Resort Side Country Park. Ski deep powder in Hokkaido, and you can challenge yourself to jump these natural features
    The Rusutsu Side Country Park

    Beautiful view of Mount Yotei volcano from the top of Hirafu, Niseko. Hokkaido has many ski resorts with the deepest powder in the World - amazing ski and snowboard trips
    Niseko Grand Hirafu

    Please visit the Silky Powder Adventure Frequently Asked Questions Section for more information.

    See what our clients think about the Silky Powder Adventure in our Testimonials Section.

    Book Your Silky Powder Adventure!


    For details of all our other tours (beginners, specials, custom-made requests) please check our Japan Ski Tours page

    Silky Powder Discovery (Beginners)   Custom-Made Tours   Sapporo Ski Day


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