Cycling in Niseko

During the summer months, Niseko becomes the perfect location for cyclists. Challenging uphill climbs offer rewarding views, whilst casual riders will enjoy riding along beautiful pathways through the woodlands and roads.

Stunning Views

With it’s long open roads, winding through impressive natural scenery and low traffic, Niseko is a cyclists dream and is becoming more and more popular each year. Well maintained roads offer aggressive hill climbs into the mountains and across low, flat circuits, the smooth roads of Niseko offer a glimpse into the beauty of the region.


Niseko is host to several annual cycling events including Hokkaido’s largest road race, the Niseko Classic, which attracts cyclists from Japan and around the world each year. There is also a yearly Hill Climb event, which is Hokkaido’s most popular hill climb race and offers stunning views of Mount Yotei.