・Explore Hokkaido’s signature spots in winter and spend a cheerful day with different activities. Considerately late departure and less morning rush to start a laid-back day trip.
・Go for Japan's one of most popular zoos Asahiyama Zoo, home to various animals! "Penguin's Parade" is the symbolic gesture in winter. It has drawn many visitors for the admirable scene of strolling penguins!
・The can't-miss alluring Blue Pond (Aoi Ike) in Biei of Hokkaido! The pond light up only in winter just creates a dreamlike mysterious wonderland!
・Another illumination sightseeing spot will be Shirohige Falls. There will be time for stop-by and taking photos.
・During February and March, visit to local dessert souvenir shop and Japanese sake museum will be included.
・Hotel pick-up from three locations are available, and drop-off locations are also selectable. English speaking tour guide will accompany this tour.
Enjoy Hokkaido's top sightseeing Asahiyama Zoo, Biei's Blue Pond, Shirahige Falls, and Furano's Ningle Terrace in one day.
Of course, please feel free to contact us for arrangements and travel within Hokkaido.
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Discover the best of the seaside city of Otaru in a day on this action-packed tour. Eliminate the worry of getting lost by having private transfers included. You’ll travel between dispersed sites in a comfortable vehicle including the Yoichi Distillery, Sakaimachi shopping street, Otaru canal, and Tengu Mountain. It’ll be the ultimate hassle-free day as all activities are included, as well as a tasty seafood lunch.
・View Hokkaido's unspoiled nature in winter! This one-day tour presents Hokkaido's two most iconic lakes Lake Toya and Lake Shikotsu for their solemn appearances in cold season.
・Take hassle free bus to travel between these two lakes which are also the center of Shikotsu-Toya National Park and enjoy the awesome lake view!
・ Around Lake Toyo Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano Geopark is a UNESCO recognized geopark, and Mt. Usu can be overviewed from the window on a ropeway ride. Detailed guidance board is available along the promenade in the geopark, providing hands-down information of mystery grandeur earth.
・Lake Shikotsu Hyoto Ice Festival is open during Jan 24 to Feb 15 for visit!
・Lunch is served at Toyako Manseikaku followed by free walk along the lake.
・There are also optional activities including hot spring at Manseikaku Hotel and visit to Showa Shinzan Bear Farm. Guests can choose to participate and pay cash for admission at the spot.
Don’t let limited time in Sapporo stop you visiting the enchanting harbor town of Otaru, famed for its winding canals and preserved herring mansions. On this private full-day tour, you’ll visit landmarks such as the Music Box Museum, the Otaru Museum, and the Kitaichi Glassworks Company, all the while learning about Otaru’s rich industrial heritage. Plus, you’ll visit a sake brewery to enjoy samples of Japan’s national beverage. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Discover Hokkaido’s stunning lakeside scenery by going on a comprehensive day tour to Lake Shikotsu, Toya, and Mt. Usu. Save time organizing transport by having round-trip transfers from a central meeting point included. Travel with ease between dispersed sites and enjoy the spectacular views along the way. Highlights include Silo View Point, Lake Toya, Lake Hill Farm, a ropeway trip up Mt. Usu, and a delicious lunch at Mt. Usu Village.
Enjoy magical winter Hokkaido at Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival. Every year, Lake Shikotsu creates the most stunning local festival using sprayed water from the lake itself. There is fun for all the family, including ice sculptures, ice buildings, outdoor displays, and evening illuminations. If you make the trip on the weekends, then there are also fireworks to enjoy.
Asahiyama Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in Japan, with special enclosures that allow visitors to get close to seals, polar bears, and chimpanzees. The red panda's suspension bridge and underwater penguin tunnel are big hits with kids. Furano and Biei are famous for their fields of flowers, which seem to stretch out forever. All kinds of flowers bloom in Furano but the purple fields of lavender are a must-see in summer.
• 07:20 Pickup (Sapporo TV Tower)
• 08:50 Snagawa resting place
• 10:30 Asahiyama Zoo
• 13:10 Kamifurano Herb Hill (lunch)
• 14:40 Blue Lake
• 15:15 White Beard Falls
• 16:20 Shin Furano Prince Hotel & Ninguru Terrace
• 18:30 Iwamizawa Rest Area
• 19:30 Sapporo Station North
• 19:35 Dropoff (Sapporo TV Tower)
• *Asahiyama Zoo is closed: 2018.11.04 ~ 10, 2018.12.30 ~ 2019.01.01
• This schedule is for reference only and is subject to change.
・Sail on the ice crusher "Garinkogo II" on the Sea of Okhotsk, which is the North-est sea in Japan.
・Visit the only marine park for raising seals in Japan. (Extra admission fee 200 Yen) and enjoy the world under the ice sea by sightseeing at the observation tower. (Extra admission fee 800 Yen)
・Take you to Marukaichi Suisan and Dezuka Suisan for shopping seafood products. Mayonnaise crab meatball will be given as a gift.
※Please select the pick up hotel from the options.
・Direct and hassle-free transportation to Asahiyama Zoo, Biei and Furano area en route back to Sapporo.
・This trip includes the iconic spots of Hokkaido and cannot be missed for first-time visitors, Hokkaido idyllic landscape seekers, and outdoor excursion lovers.
・This course is operated with a multilingual audio guidance system (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean).
・Grasp Hokkaido's seasonal beauty on the undulating flowery slope and feel jovial breathing the fresh air on this vast land.
・Various flowers such as rosa rugosa (aka Japanese roses), peony or lavender can be viewed in different seasons, making it your wonderful excursion with glamorous colors under the azure sky!
・Lunch menu consists of Furano Wine House famous “Petite Fondue + Hamburger Steak + Rice + Coffee or Tea.
Taste the best of Sapporo regional specialties by going on this combination of a market tour, a cooking class, and lunch. As you explore Nijo Ichiba market with a guide, you’ll discover more about local produce. A private tour means you can learn to cook at your own pace, and you’ll have direct access to your guide for questions. It’ll be the ultimate hassle-free day as all ingredients, lunch, and alcoholic beverages are included.
Spend a full day sightseeing in Sapporo and Otaru without having to worry about finding your own transportation. Your English-speaking guide will take you to the must-see attractions in these towns, including several food and drink-related stops. As this is a private tour, it’s entirely flexible and customizable, to suit your interests.
On this private day tour of Sapporo, Muslim travelers can feel confident knowing that their specific needs are being taken into consideration. Your private guide will take you to family-friendly places, attractions with dedicated prayer rooms, and dining spots that meet Muslim dietary requirements. See the highlights of Sapporo while observing your faith.
・Day trip to sense the past glory and romance in today’s Otaru of Hokkaido! Departure from Sapporo or Otaru is OK!
・In this tour, you will see Otaru’s signature historical buildings and beautiful scenery with sufficient time allocated for each stop.
・Various activities includes visit to Glass Studio, Otaru Music Box Museum& sweets store for shopping, riding Mt.Tenguyama Ropeway for panoramic view of Otaru Harbor.
・There will be wine and Japanese sake tasting in this tour. Great chance to immerse in the aroma while sipping wine and some of best Japanese sake made in Hokkaido!
・Lunch buffet in Western and Chinese style with dessert will be served. There is also audio tour guide in three languages of English, Chinese and Korean.
Savor some of Hokkaido’s traditional food culture and take a ride on an ‘icebreaker’ cruise ship during this 14-hour winter-themed excursion from Sapporo. Sample delicacies like ‘kitadora’ (bean-jam pancakes), ‘kamaboko’ (fishcakes), and shop for souvenirs, the continue to Montbesu Port, where you’ll enjoy a two-hour cruise to admire the seemingly endless floating ice of these frigid northern waters.
Try your hand at ice fishing, one of Hokkaido’s most popular activities, as you fish for smelt during this 4- or 4.5-hour excursion on the ice-covered Barato River. Drop a lure through the thick ice hoping to pull in a catch that you’ll then cook as a tasty snack using Japanese tempura batter. This seasonal ice-fishing excursion includes entrance fees, lunch (for morning tour only) a guide and fishing instructor, all necessary equipment and optional rental of winter gear if requested.
Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs yearly between January and March. The date is subject to change.
・Make a refreshing cool experience on the awe-inspiring Sea of Okhotsk and watch the huge chunks of drift ice only in this season! Ticket of the Ice Crusher Cruise "Garinkogo II" is included.
・Ice Crusher "Garinkogo II" is specially designed for sightseeing. With a total weight of 150 tons, it can accommodate maximum 195 people. Air-conditioning, heating, vending machines etc. are equipped on board, providing a comfortable sail experience for passengers.
・Sounkyo Ice Waterfall Festival is a snow event held in Sounkyo Onsen in east of Asahikawa city, and has a history of over 30 years. The purified ice sculptures are in different shapes, even with amusing creative character to be found! Warm outfit is strongly recommended for this outdoor activity.
・Late morning departure is scheduled, to allow time for watching illumination at Sounkyo Ice Waterfall Festival.
・Shop for seafood products at local stores. Bento box lunch is provided.
Swap the crowds and hassle of group tours for a personalized experience, which you can customize to your preferences and needs. This private tour takes you to some of Hokkaido's most spectacular attractions in Lake Toya and Noboribetsu, which you can explore at your own pace.
Swap Sapporo for an action-packed day trip sailing on the Sea of Okhotsk. Save time planning transport by having round-trip transfers from Sapporo included. You’ll enjoy an ice crushing boat trip on “Garinkogo II”, which takes you out on the Sea of Okhotsk. Learn about the natural wonders of the frozen sea, and then head to Monbetsu Ocean Park, and Okhotsk Ice Sea Observation Tower.
“Kotan” means “Village” and these two mysterious villages will only appear in the winter of Hokkaido.
One appears on Lake Shikaribetsu, the highest lake in Hokkaido. There are a lot of ice buildings in the Kotan, such as an ice bar, ice concert hall, ice chapel, and lots to see. Though it sounds crazy, the most famous attraction there is the Ice Hot Spring on the frozen lake! (Please take your own towel for the hot spring.)
We also love the ice village surrounded by forest in Tomamu. There you can find an ice café, ice bar, ice slide, and there is also an ice skating rink! Indoor activities such as ice glass workshops are also provided.
*For people who would like to ski in Tomamu only, we could offer you transportation. All the details could be negotiable.
Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Sapporo accompanied by a nationally/state licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Sapporo while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this dynamic, ancient city.
Sapporo City, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, may be more famous for its winter activities, but your private guide will tell you that it is a destination that can be enjoyed year-round.
Our tours feature a morning pickup at your hotel in Sapporo, then a visit to any number of possible sites. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour, half-day tour that's best for you!
Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
Explore the winter wonderland & freedom of snowshoeing with a short introduction.
After driving 50 minutes from central Sapporo, we'll go snowshoeing at the remarkable Toyohira river trail, where you can see beautiful winter river in the forest and wildlife spotting is nearly guaranteed.
No worry for the beginners. The experienced guide gives you instructions.
There are varieties of lunch options in Jozankei,
and you can experience traditional Japanese hot spring after activities.
When it comes to Hokkaido trip, who doesn't want to visit Asahiyama Zoo, the blue pond, and Shirahige falls? Plus, for a limited time in winter only there will be a light up event in the blue pond & Shirahige falls which makes them even prettier! Feel the magnificent beauty of Hokkaido signature only with us.
Enjoy magical winter Hokkaido at Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival. Every year, Lake Shikotsu creates the most stunning local festival using sprayed water from the lake itself. There is fun for all the family, including ice sculptures, ice buildings and outdoor displays, ice slides, a small ice ring, and a number of stalls and festivities.