Nivia Chalet is located just 200 metres (2 minutes’ walk) from the Sakka lifts of Happo One Resort in Hakuba’s quaint Upper Wadano area. The Gondola and Kokusai lifts are just 5 minutes on the Hakuba Valley shuttle, just a minutes’ walk from Niva Chalet. Upper Wadano is without a doubt one of Hakuba’s most popular locations. With excellent easy walking distance access to the spectacular slopes of Happo One, here you will also find a nice selection of restaurants, bars, rental stores and other amenities, including the wonderful Azekura onsen, which is available to rent privately. Upper Wadano sits at the base of Happo One, the largest of Hakuba’s 9 ski areas.
This location offers unparalleled access to the Happo One ski lifts at the Sakka base area, which is ideal for beginners and experts alike. With wide and gentle beginner slopes, a kids snow park and easy access to the Evergreen International Ski School, Upper Wadano is an ideal location for families. For more advanced skiers, the Sakka lift base area offers quick and easy access to Happo One’s upper slopes via the high speed Sakka quad lift. Other resorts in the Hakuba Valley can be accessed easily via the free shuttle buses which stop in various locations throughout Upper Wadano.
ADDRESS: 4838-2 Hokujo, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazami-gun, Nagano 399-9301, Japan
LIFT ACCESS: Walk to Hakuba Happo One Ski Lifts: 200m / 2 mins to Sakka slopes | Walk to Shuttle: 100m / 1 min