Araragi Kogen is located in Achi village in the south-western region of Nagano Prefecture. For the 16-17 season, Araragi Kogen will be operating one lift and there will be no nighta operations. The ski hills in this region are within easy reach of the Aichi, Gifu and Shizuoka areas.
Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Araragi Kogen.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
'Snow Land' is a safe area for children to play in the snow. It features a moving snowbelt, a sledging area, a gentle ski practice slope and an air dome. Entry is 500 yen and sledge rental is 500 yen. People with a one-day or half-day lift ticket can enter for free. Children under 12 years can enter for free on special 'Kids Days'.
There is a park area with a number of items including some kickers.
Araragi Kogen Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:15am until 4:15pm
Normally open from 8:45am until 4:15pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Araragi Kogen is open from 8:45am until 4:15pm on weekdays and from 8:15am until 4:15pm on weekends and holidays.
Nighta is from 5:30pm until 8:45pm on some specific days (mostly weekends and holidays).
Araragi Kogen Lift Ticket Charges
Elementary & Junior High School age
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays)
1 Day (weekdays)
Half Day (weekend & holidays)
Half Day (weekdays)
PM & Nighta
1 Lift Coupon
5 Lift Coupons
11 Lift Coupons
The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 12:00pm.
The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until 4:15pm.
Ladies Day is weekday (excluding national holidays and over New Year). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,000 yen.
Seniors Day is weekday (excluding national holidays and over New Year). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,000 yen.
A Season Ticket that is valid at the following nine ski resorts is available and costs 63,000 yen is purchased in December:
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