Niseko is surrounded by mountains and abounds with a variety of walks to suit all tastes and abilities. It features a wealth of trails for hikers to enjoy.
Be sure to ask our staff for the Niseko Walking Map to enjoy the free walking trails around Niseko.
Most of the mountains around Niseko and throughout Japan have set courses and maps. Information is readily available at our office and the local Niseko tourist information sources. Some of the courses are short, lasting about an hour while others can be broken into several days.
Season: June to October
A must for hiking enthusiasts the climb up the majestic Mount Youtei takes from 4-5 hours to the reach the peak for fit people. It has several trails heads culminating in a trail around the caldera at the top. The unforgettable views from the peak shouldn’t be missed.
Smaller than it's big sister, Mt. Yotei, Mt. Annupuri offers many easier climbing options. Multiple starting points, including the option of riding the Grand Hirafu Gondola or Annupuri Gondola half way leaving a smaller hike to shoulder.
If you are interested to come to Niseko for a Winter Ski Holiday, please see our Niseko Accommodation Page to reserve your luxury accommodation.
You can also choose to reserve your Niseko accommodation and winter activities at the same time.