Manza Onsen (Tsumagoi Village, Gunma)

Manza Onsen
(群馬県 嬬恋村)
Planned season: Saturday 12th December 2020 until Sunday 28th March 2021
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Manza Onsen is located deep in the mountains in the western region of Gunma Prefecture. The onsen hot springs close-by are very popular throughout the year. Geographically, Manza Onsen is close to the southern part of Shiga Kogen and also the Kusatsu Onsen resort, but it is not actually connected to those resort areas and in winter the road connecting them is also closed. This means that Manza Onsen can only be reached from the south using the Manza Highway toll road during the ski season.

Gunma Prefecture is located in the north west area of Kanto region on the main island of Honshu and shares borders with Niigata Prefecture to the north and Nagano Prefecture to the west. There are over 20 ski and snowboard resorts in Gunma Prefecture and they are mainly concentrated in the northern regions of Minakami and Katashina and the western region of the Prefecture.

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The Mountain

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Manza Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 80cm 50cm 1st 120cm 100cm 1st 160cm 150cm
2nd - - 2nd 90cm 50cm 2nd 120cm 100cm 2nd 150cm 150cm
3rd - - 3rd 100cm 50cm 3rd 120cm 100cm 3rd 150cm 150cm
4th - - 4th 100cm 50cm 4th 120cm 100cm 4th 150cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 100cm 50cm 5th 130cm 100cm 5th 150cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 100cm 50cm 6th 130cm 100cm 6th 150cm 140cm
7th - 30cm 7th 100cm 50cm 7th 130cm 120cm 7th 150cm 140cm
8th - 30cm 8th 100cm 50cm 8th 130cm 120cm 8th 150cm 140cm
9th - 30cm 9th 110cm 50cm 9th 140cm 150cm 9th 150cm 140cm
10th - 30cm 10th 110cm 50cm 10th 140cm 160cm 10th 150cm 130cm
11th - 30cm 11th 120cm 50cm 11th 140cm 170cm 11th 150cm 110cm
12th 30cm 30cm 12th 120cm 50cm 12th 140cm 170cm 12th 140cm 110cm
13th 30cm 30cm 13th 120cm 50cm 13th 140cm 170cm 13th 140cm 110cm
14th 40cm 30cm 14th 120cm 50cm 14th 140cm 170cm 14th 140cm 110cm
15th 40cm 30cm 15th 120cm 50cm 15th 140cm 160cm 15th 140cm 110cm
16th 50cm 30cm 16th 120cm 50cm 16th 140cm 160cm 16th 140cm 110cm
17th 50cm 30cm 17th 120cm 50cm 17th 150cm 150cm 17th 140cm 120cm
18th 50cm 30cm 18th 120cm 50cm 18th 160cm 150cm 18th 140cm 120cm
19th 60cm 30cm 19th 120cm 50cm 19th 160cm 150cm 19th 140cm 120cm
20th 60cm 30cm 20th 120cm 50cm 20th 160cm 150cm 20th 140cm 120cm
21st 60cm 30cm 21st 120cm 50cm 21st 160cm 150cm 21st 140cm 120cm
22nd 60cm 30cm 22nd 120cm 60cm 22nd 160cm 150cm 22nd 120cm 120cm
23rd 60cm 30cm 23rd 120cm 60cm 23rd 160cm 150cm 23rd 120cm 120cm
24th 60cm 35cm 24th 120cm 60cm 24th 160cm 150cm 24th 120cm 130cm
25th 60cm 35cm 25th 120cm 60cm 25th 160cm 150cm 25th 120cm 130cm
26th 70cm 35cm 26th 120cm 60cm 26th 160cm 150cm 26th 120cm 130cm
27th 70cm 35cm 27th 120cm 60cm 27th 160cm 150cm 27th 120cm 120cm
28th 70cm 50cm 28th 120cm 70cm 28th 160cm 150cm 28th 120cm 100cm
29th 70cm 50cm 29th 120cm 80cm 29th - 150cm 29th - 120cm
30th 70cm 50cm 30th 120cm 80cm 30th 30th - 120cm
31st 80cm 50cm 31st 120cm 80cm 31st 31st - 120cm

Previous Statistics

Manza Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Manza Onsen. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Manza Snow Field' area near base features a kids sledding course, a tubing course and area for beginners to practice. Entry is 1,200 yen for children of elementary school age and over, and 500 yen for infants and accompanying adults. Open on weekends and holidays between 26th December 2020 and 28th March 2021; 9:00am until 4:00pm. 
Park Information
Park information

Manza Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Manza Onsen is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and until 5:00pm on Saturdays and holidays.

Night skiing is from 5:30pm until 8:00pm on the following dates:

- 9th January 2021
- 10th January 2021
- 6th February 2021
- 13th February 2021
- 20th February 2021

Manza Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior & Senior High School age
55 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-5pm) 4,700 yen 4,700 yen 4,200 yen
2 Days (8:30am-5pm) 8,200 yen 8,200 yen 7,200 yen
4 Hours 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 3,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-8pm) 1,900 yen 1,900 yen 1,900 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

Children up to elementary school age can ride the lifts for free.

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

The 1 Day and 2 Day tickets do not include nighta.

Most lift tickets are slightly more expensive over the New Year period.

Getting to Manza Onsen

By public transport
52.5km from Karuizawa Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
22.3km from Manza Kazawaguchi Station on the Agatsuma line
33.8km from Naganohara Kusatsuguchi Station on the Agatsuma line
Transport Information
Manzo Onsen is just over 22km from Manza Kazawaguchi Station on the Agatsuma line and about 52.5km from Karuizawa Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line.

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A bus service is available from Manza Kazawaguchi Station on the Agatsuma line and the journey takes about 45-50 minutes. A taxi takes about 35 minutes.
By Car
57.2km from the Ueda Sugadaira IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
62.9km from the Usui Karuizawa IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
76.4km from the Shibukawa Ikaho IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 144 (22.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 466
Manza Onsen is located in the western region of Gunma Prefecture.

The Kanetsu Expressway runs to the east and the Joshinetsu Expressway to the south and so Manza Onsen can be reached from both.

The resort is located at the northern point of the Manza Highway toll road (charges apply)

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About 80 minutes from Usui Karuizawa IC
About 70 minutes from Ueda Sugadaira IC
About 110 minutes from Shibukawa Ikaho IC
There is parking for about 400 vehicles close to the base of Manza Onsen. Parking is free every day of the season.

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