Chasing the Sun: Enjoying NozawaOnsen’s Summer Weather and Outdoor Activities

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Sunshine in NozawaOnsen

NozawaOnsen is a traditional Japanese village that sits at the center of a skiing area in the mountainous Nagano Province. The village appears to have been established around a network of mountain streams, given that each of its streets is fringed with steaming water.

Due to its 10,000-foot-tall peaks and one of the greatest average snowfalls in the world, with up to 125 feet annually, the NozawaOnsen region is renowned as a top-notch ski destination. Numerous instances of extreme cold, light breezes, and approximately 2511.27 hours of sunshine per year define the weather of NozawaOnsen.

If you enjoy chasing the sun, July, August, and September are when you'll most likely find the weather in NozawaOnsen that suits you. Average temperatures during this period range between 20 and 29 degrees Celsius. May is the sunniest month, with an average of 198 hours of sunshine.

Experience cool summer weather during your Nozawa holidays

Despite being more well known for its winter season, NozawaOnsen has been enhancing its amenities to become a year-round holiday spot for both local and foreign tourists.

For skiers looking for the sun, the region's dry and warm summer months of June, July, and August have a lot to offer. At NozawaOnsen, there is always something for you to do, whether it's outdoors or indoors.

 Chasing the Sun: Enjoying NozawaOnsen’s Summer Weather and Outdoor Activities

NozawaOnsen’s summer outdoor activities

It's time to jump in and take off the winter coat as soon as the icy water warms up! That is usually the motivation behind the NozawaOnsen summer activities. If you find the winter months to be difficult, you can look forward to the pleasant summers in NozawaOnsen, which are perfect for engaging in exciting outdoor pursuits like canoeing, rafting, mountain biking, trail jogging, and stand-up paddle boarding, among others. Let's investigate these activities to learn more about what they include.

  1. Canoeing

In NozawaOnsen, canoeing is a thrilling outdoor activity that entails using a single-bladed paddle to move a canoe. It is a low-impact exercise that can increase someone's strength, flexibility, and cardio fitness. It can be practiced as a sport, a pastime activity during your Nozawa holidays, or as a hobby.

While staying at NozawaOnsens, you can work with Nozawa Sessions to learn how to go about canoeing if you've never done it before. Nozawa Sessions is a small group of enthusiastic snowsports instructors committed to providing outstanding, specifically designed sessions to assist you in conquering the entire mountain at NozawaOnsen.

  1. Rafting

Rafting is a leisurely outdoor sport that involves navigating a body of water on an inflatable raft. The Chikuma River, which flows deep down the valley bottom under NozawaOnsen, is typically used for this outdoor recreation. The river has a lot of water rushing through it, allowing for some incredible rafting rapids. This makes for some amazing rafting when combined with some very mild parts of NozawaOnsen.

  1. Mountain biking

The outdoor sport of mountain biking involves riding a bicycle on various off-road trails. To traverse across difficult terrain, this activity demands extraordinary endurance, speed, balance, and technical expertise.

Numerous Nozawa accommodations have been steadily elevating the region to the status of a must-stop for serious mountain bikers wishing to enhance their summer vacation in Japan. Mountain bikers from all over Japan and the rest of the world are welcome at the old onsen hamlet.

The ability to fully immerse riders in nature on well-marked, well-maintained routes is one of NozawaOnsen's mountain bike paths' key attractions. By preserving natural experiences and using little course markings to guide riders as they descend the NozawaOnsenmountains, facilities like Accommodation Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort greatly contribute to the expansion of mountain biking.

  1. Trail jogging

Any run that is conducted outdoors in the natural environment on an unpaved path is referred to as a "trail run." This activity is typically breathtaking in NozawaOnsen, where the town has already prepared the trail and provided a map so that participants can assess their degree of fitness.

In NozawaOnsen, trail running is enjoyable since it frequently passes by waterfalls, streams with wooden bridges, dense forests, wide fields, and other kinds of unusual natural ecosystems.

The run offers runners the chance to occasionally observe wildlife. Due to the interconnectedness of the trails, it is feasible to find accommodations where you can access the running trails right from your hotel room.

  1. Stand-up paddle boarding

In the outdoor water sport of stand-up paddleboarding, the participant stands up on a sizable board and paddles through the water. If you want to go stand-up paddle boarding in NozawaOnsen, it is simple to arrange for you to do so on the Chikuma River or on one of the area's beautiful lakes.

Need help identifying a summer outdoor activity in NozawaOnsen?

Get support from organizations like Staynozawa to make your summertime visit to NozawaOnsen simpler and more exciting. You can reach them by phone at +81 (0) 269 853121 or via email.

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About Nozawa Onsen Often referred to as the quintessential Japanese ski town, Nozawa Onsen is located in northern Nagano Prefecture about an hour drive or train...
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