A fully hosted ski & snowboard travel adventure designed for all ability levels – come as strangers and leave as friends!
Conquer the mountains alongside like-minded individuals, forming new friendships that will last a lifetime.
With our expert hosts tracking daily weather conditions, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as we decide on the best locations for the day with optimal conditions.
Whether you’re travelling solo or with a group, you’ll arrive as strangers and depart as lifelong friends bonded by a shared love for adventure, skiing, and snowboarding.
Unfamiliar with Niseko’s varied terrain? Our team will introduce each ski resort to you, advise suitable runs for your skill level, and show you our favourite secret spots every morning. You do not have to figure out the best runs and the best spots to send it, practice or cruise on! What’s more, we get solo travellers and people of all skill levels on the trip. We will be splitting the group up according to skill level to ensure that you will be able to find people at your skill level to shred and push your boundaries with our hosts giving tips and tricks, daily!
With 11 seasons in Niseko under our belt, we’re proud to show you around our home ground – by an all-Singaporean crew and some of the best riders from our little red dot! Let us show you the way Niseko should be experienced by a local, on and off the slopes!
Perfect all round resort with something to offer for everyone of all skill levels. Not afraid of heights? Even try out the infamous Pizza Box chair lift with us to the peak of Hirafu to challenge yourself! Follow the team to the ever popular Boyoso for the best Buta-Don lunch break in Niseko (no cap).
New runs and brand new lifts with lots of fun tree runs, freestyle park and side hits, let us bring you to our favourite spots, including G5 backcountry gate for glorious pow runs! Grab a cup of coffee with us at Sprout as we caffeine-up for an adrenaline-filled day ahead.
Our favourite resort for everyone to progress and find nice powder bowls, gentle terrain for beginners and practicing carving. G7, G2 and G1 gates are some of the best in Niseko, all located in the serene area of Annupuri.
A hidden gem to hide away from the crowds of Hirafu. With powder, less crowds and amazing tree runs for all levels. Moiwa is a great location for demo-ing made in Niseko's Gentemstick powder boards. Need an intro? Gentemstick boards are available for daily rental at $50 a day, directly from the showroom!
Away from the hustle & bustle of Niseko, located a 40 minutes drive away. A wide open resort with lots of runs to explore, and even more hidden tree runs to seek out fresh powder with a freestyle park and did someone say riding through an abandoned amusement park? Not forgetting the team's favorite Omu Rice at Steamboat Cafe for that mid-day refuel!
Experience The Ride Side difference with a team of dedicated travel hosts showing you around on and off the slopes. Leave the driving, planning, logistics and tough parts to us in our home ground – you don’t have to figure anything out. Trusted and loved by thousands of travellers since 2015! Come experience the convenience, stoke and expertise we offer on the slopes!
You’ll ride, eat, drink, and hang out with these newfound companions through the week, forging friendships that will last a lifetime alongside these like-minded travellers. After all, everyone here shares a common goal: to create unforgettable memories on the mountain.
Get to experience another world class Hokkaido ski resort with long and wide slopes that never fails to impress. Comprising of 2 mountains, amazing tree runs, a freestyle park and secret spots, this is the highlight of our trips!
Beat the queues with dinner reservations planned at our favourite dining spots in the village that will not break your wallet. Our team of hosts will be showing you some of our favorite coffee & food spots in Niseko away from the usual fare! Soak up in Niseko's onsens at some of our favorite spots away from the crowds!
Explore together as a group with people at your ability level! From first-timers, beginners, intermediates to advanced riders seeking fresh powder - you'll have new friends to ride together!
The Ride Side's signature cook-in night happens every week to keep you warm and toasty in the house, while enjoying food prepared by fellow travellers and your team of hosts!
PRICES ARE NETT
Slots are on a first come first serve basis with a valid booking – no reservations allowed!
Option to book your gear rentals and/or additional lessons will be sent in August 2023 to those with a valid booking with The Ride Side. What’s more, rentals are available inhouse with fitting by our team of hosts! Feel free to get in touch with us if you require any advice with these reservations.
8D7N Sat-Sat itineraries are the best way to experience skiing and snowboarding! For each week, you can choose between the regular Niseko experience or the Niseko Beginner Camp, or stay for more than a week – it’s up to you!
16 - 23 Dec 2023
23 - 30 Dec 2023
30 Dec - 6 Jan 2024
6 Jan - 13 Jan 2024
13 Jan - 20 Jan 2024
20 Jan - 27 Jan 2024
27 Jan - 3 Feb 2024
3 - 10 Feb 2024
10 - 17 Feb 2024
17 - 24 Feb 2024
24 Feb - 2 Mar 2024
2 - 9 Mar 2024
9 - 16 Mar 2024
16 - 23 Mar 2024
Arrive at New Chitose Airport, gather at the designated meeting point in the airport and we’ll head to Niseko ski resort as a group in our private airport bus. Check in, meet the crew for the week and get cosy as we brief you on Niseko’s ski areas and attractions. You may also wish to head to the grocery stores in the ski village to stock up for the week!
Airport Shuttle Pick-up schedule*:
3PM (CTS – Niseko)
8AM (Sapporo Station – Niseko)
*Shuttle timings subjected to change based on available flight schedules.
Shuttle Duration: Approx 3hrs
To arrive at New Chitose Airport by 2PM
You may also choose to fly in a day earlier on Friday to spend 1 night at the CTS airport onsen/ Sapporo City – then take the shuttle with your group on Sat at 3PM
The lodge in Niseko will only be available for check in/out on a Sat-Sat basis.
We have designed 2 programmes in Niseko to cater to all skill levels, from an absolute first timer all the way to advanced riders.
Regardless of your experience, we guarantee you will have a blast with these 2 programmes, specially designed for your skill level. Both programmes are suitable for individuals, friends and families.
Choose from booking a single spot for solo travellers, a private room for couples or an entire 4 pax bedroom for friends and families.
The 2 programmes will be run concurrently with each other, with all participants of both programmes in the same accommodation apartment. This allows you to join us as a group of family or friends with different skill levels, while still joining in a programme most suited to your skill level.
You will be together each day and only split up during the daily programme lessons and guiding.
The ultimate all-inclusive snowboard learning camp—learn to snowboard in 1 week with fellow newcomers!
The all-you-need introduction to snowboarding — learn to snowboard in 1 week with fellow newcomers! Recommended Ability: First timers & Beginners