Welcome to GALA Yuzawa! - GALA Yuzawa is everyone's dream destination. It has a wide variety of slopes and facilities for kids, and there are so many ways you can enjoy the slopes. It will make you feel spoilt for choice as to what you might want to do next.

Where is GALA Yuzawa?
GALA Yuzawa is in the town of Echigo Yuzawa in Niigata Prefecture. Located about 200kms to the north of Tokyo, the area is famous for its impressive snowfall, and with skiing from 1,181m down to 358m, GALA Yuzawa resort is the perfect place to enjoy the excellent snow conditions.

Access to GALA is so easy! Just 75 minutes from Tokyo Station!
GALA Yuzawa has its own bullet train station right at the base of the resort. Step off the train, pick up your pass and gear and you're ready to go! It couldn't be easier. You can wake up in Tokyo and be on the slopes by 8 am!

Access from Narita / Haneda
All you need to do is take the Narita Express to Tokyo station. This will whisk you there in only 53 minutes, or 30 minutes by the Tokyo Monorail from Haneda Station. At Tokyo station, follow signs for the Joetsu Shinkansen [Platforms 20-23] and take the train named Max-Tanigawa or Tanigawa.
Tokyo station to GALA Yuzawa station is very convenient and stress-free. [The fastest Joetsu shinkansen will get you there in just 75 mins.]
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At GALA Yuzawa, It's still so easy.
Do you need a Ski Pass?
Get your ski pass from the information counter as you come out of the station turnstiles. You can also exchange your shinkansen pack for a pass here.
NB: To just play in the snow all you need is a return ticket for the Gondola.
  Do you need Rental?
Rental gear available from the Rental Counter on the same floor as the info Counter.
Fashionable ski wear and the latest ski and snow board models are available.
  How about a Lesson?
Make the most of your time at GALA by taking a lesson with our English speaking professional instructors at Canyons Snow Sports School! [Reservations required]

The Ski & Board School is located in the building “Cowabunga” at the bottom station of the Gondola.

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