As Japan allows individual visitors to enter the country and reinstates visa waivers from October 11, it's time to start planning for your next snowy ski vacation

Japan is arguably one of Singaporeans’ top vacation spots; now that the country has finally announced that it will be removing a significant portion of its Covid-19 border controls to allow individual visitors to enter the country from October 11—it is high time we start making plans for our next holiday. 

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If you are familiar with Japan’s seasons, you will know that winter is, quite literally, approaching. The snow season is set to hit some of the most popular mountains from December to February with temperatures dropping to as low as negative four degrees.

One of Japan’s well-loved destinations during the colder months is Hakuba, a village in Japan that has abundant snowfall yearly. As you can imagine, people from all over the world love to ski here. 

So should you be planning a ski trip soon, here are some of the best ski resorts in Hakuba to bookmark. 

1. Hakuba Happo-One Snow Resort