Find the best special seasonal tours in Japan, and experience the best scenery, festivals and events. With delicate cherry blossoms in spring, festivals and fireworks in summer, stunning fall foliage and world-class skiing or snowboarding in winter, visitors are spoiled for choice! Choose from quick half-day tours to multiple day packages, to suit your travel needs.
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  1. Snowshoe through ice covered trees in the Orofure Forest, where snow and wind combine to make Juhyo, the ice monster trees, large and beautiful natural works of art.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USDFree

    100%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Take a cruise through the ice floes of the Sea of Okhotsk with reserved seats and round trip bus transfers from Sapporo. For lunch you can choose from a variety of wonderful seafood delicacies.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD98.59

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. Enjoy the winter experience in Hokkaido of smelt fishing. After learning how to catch your fish, warm up and soak your cares away in the waters of a relaxing hot spring.
    Meal Provided

    USD56.98

    Weekday
    (morning)
  4. The best powder snow in Japan! Play with the powdery snow and enjoy winter! Snowshoeing is beginner-friendly and you can walk easily on the snow.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD72.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, night)
  5. Explore the winter beauty of Hokkaido with a visit to Lake Shikotsu, the second deepest lake in Japan, and the never freezing Lake Toya, before seeing the young Showa Shinzan mountain.

    USD67.84

    Daily
    (morning)
  6. Try walking on the ice covered Lake Shikotsu while playing with snow and ice. Discover a whole new side to the area both above and below the ice.

    USD54.27

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Get up a little earlier than usual and enjoy snowshoeing around the quiet forest as you search for the foot prints of animals and listen to the songs of wild birds.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD27.13

    Daily
    (morning)
  8. Drive out from Sapporo to slide around a field of snow on a speedy banana boat and other thrill rides! After your adventure, enjoy an optional cheese fondue or mutton lunch in a snow hut.

    From USD5.43

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Set out on beginner-friendly snowshoe tours through some of the best powder snow in Japan. Make the most of the winter by playing in the snow and enjoying nature.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD72.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, night)
  10. Walk into a winter wonderland at the Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival. Watch as the whole area turns into a magical winter world of colorful lights and catch the firework displays on the weekends.

    USD36.18

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  11. See Japan's iconic bird, the red-crowned crane, in various parts of the Hokkaido landscape on this bus tour. Visit the crane park take in the view at both Kushiro Onsen and Hosooka Observatories.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD36.18

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Practice your ski techniques on a field of powder snow with an experienced English-speaking instructor. Improve your skills in a short period of time in a small group of participants.
    English Available

    From USD162.81

    Daily
    2 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Enjoy a guided snowshoe trek to the forests and the frozen lakes of Shiretoko. Enter the snow covered fields to spot some wildlife or see a scenery you can only see during the winter.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USDFree

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    OFF
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    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. Join an experienced guide on the iced over Barato River as you drill a hole and go fishing. Enjoy fresh smelt tempura and a hearty lunch buffet on a fun excursion from Sapporo.
    Meal Provided

    From USD63.31

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Discover the natural beauty of winter as you trek through a white wonderland of snow and ice. See the glittering lake and the beautiful forest in a quiet atmosphere.

    USD27.13

    Daily
    (morning)
  16. Set off around the pristine forests near Lake Akan and keep your eyes open for signs of the deer and other animals that make their home in the region.

    USD31.66

    Daily
    (morning)
  17. Trace the Akan River, that flows from the lake to the ocean, and discover hidden natural hot springs that bubble up and enjoy walking through snowy forest.

    USD49.75

    Daily
    (morning)
  18. See natural ice sculptures that grow larger and larger during the cold winter as you snowshoe to the Nanajo Waterfall. Relax in the quiet winter scenery and snowy fields.

    USD45.22

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Climb up the mountain on foot with your guide and find untouched snow and perfect lines waiting for you in the quiet forest. Enjoy a free style trip and Hokkaido's powder snow.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD117.58

    Daily
    7 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Take your riding to the next level with a private ski or snowboard lesson. With a full six hour lesson and one hour lunch break, you get to ride the slopes all day.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD470.33

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning)