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4 Day Scenic Hokkaido Nature Tour to Shiretoko, Tokachi and Furano from Sapporo Instant Confirmation

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Lake Mashu on a sunny summer day

Experience the beauty of Hokkaido from the late summer flowers in Furano to the early autumn leaves at Sounkyo during the special 4 day English-guided tour from Sapporo. Great for first time visitors!

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Visit Hokkaido's best seasonal sights and experience the vast forests, gardens, lakes, and other beautiful scenery of Japan's northern island.
The areas of Hokkaido visited on this tour are difficult to access via public transportation. You can visit them worry-free accompanied by an English-speaking tour conductor on this tour!
Enjoy delicious Hokkaido food at the hotels, many of which include relaxing hot springs, during this convenient all inclusive tour.
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Starting time: 07:40 (Art Hotels Sapporo) - 08:00 (JR Tower Hotel Nikko) (Show details)
  • DAY1  
  • 07:30 Check-in at Designated Hotels in Sapporo
  • 07:40 Bus Departs
    The bus will depart as scheduled. If you happen to miss the bus, you will have to make your way to the destination on your own. Transportation expenses in such cases will not be issued.
  • 09:00 Iwamizawa Service Area (15 min)
  • 11:00 Furano Marche
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 11:45 Shikisai no Oka (30 min)
    A1784901_06 Stroll through the colorful flower garden which carpets a huge area in brilliant stripes! Stroll through the garden, and make sure to remember you camera.
  • 12:30 Farm Restaurant Chiyoda (55 min)
    A1784901_06 Enjoy lunch on your own here. The delicious Biei wagyu beef is a recommended dish you can only enjoy here!
    There's also an animal ranch in the area where you can play with friendly horses, cows, sheep and more!
  • 13:55 Asahikawa Airport (10 min)
    Additional participants will join here.
  • Select Either the Asahiyama Zoo or Ueno Farm
    You may choose one or the other.
  • 14:30 Option 1. Asahiyama Zoo (100 min)
    A1784901_06 Have fun at the popular Asahiyama Zoo where you can interact with many animals and see their natural behavior. The seals, penguins, polar bears and adorable red pandas are some of the most popular inhabitants.
  • 14:50 Option 2. Ueno Farm (100 min)
    Relax in a peaceful British-style garden in Hokkaido. Have some afternoon tea with a light snack in the NAYA cafe, or take a leisurely stroll through the flowers.
  • 17:40 Hotel Taisetsu
    A1784901_06 A hotel in Sounkyo Onsen which is also located inside Daisetsuzan National Park. Relax in the hot springs while surrounded by Hokkaido's splendid natural scenery. A Japanese-style room and buffet dinner will be served.
  • DAY2  
  • 07:50 Depart From Hotel Taisetsu
    Start the day with breakfast and meet your group at the lobby by 7:40.
  • 08:10 Ginga and Ryusei Waterfalls (20 min)
    A1784901_06 Enjoy both of these waterfalls in the same spectacular view at Sounkyo. This pair of waterfalls is collectively referred to as Meotodaki, or "husband and wife waterfalls", and can be viewed simultaneously.
  • 09:30 Onneyu Roadside Station (30 min)
    A1784901_06 Spot the famous cuckoo clock, the largest in the world! If the timing is right, you will be able to spot the fairies come out of the tower along with a large pigeon with 2 meter long wings.
  • 11:20 Memanbetsu Airport (10 min)
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 11:40 Marchen Hill (10 min)
    See the endless fields of potatoes, beans, wheat and other farm produce that color the fields with a lovely patchwork of green in the summer and golden yellow in the autumn.
  • 12:10 Abashiri Station
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 12:15 Abashiri Roadside Station (45 min)
    Enjoy lunch on your own in the many shops that sell great local products!
  • 14:20 Oshinkoshin Waterfall (20 min)
    Also known as the Twin Beauties Waterfall, admire the beauty of the surrounding scenery of the Sea of Okhotsk and Shiretoko mountain range from the observatory.
  • 15:40 Shiretoko Goko Lakes (50 min)
    Witness the five lakes among the lush forests of Shiretoko. Explore the untouched natural paradise by the foot of the mountain range.
  • 16:50 Shiretoko Prince Hotel Kazanamiki
    Spend a night in the hot spring resort in Utoro hot springs. You will either be in a Japanese or Western style room. For dinner, you will be savoring a delicious seafood buffet and desserts.
  • DAY3  
  • 09:50 Depart from Shiretoko Prince Hotel Kazanamiki
    Start the day with breakfast and meet your group at the lobby by 9:40
  • 10:45 Road to Heaven (drive-by)
    Go on a road trip through route 334 and 244, where the road is so straight, it appears to reach the sky!
  • 12:00 Kawayu Onsen Station
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 12:20 Lake Mashu Observatory (60 min)
    A1784901_06 Take lunch on your own around the lake where you can see the beautiful Mount Kamui and an old European castle.
  • 13:35 Mashu Station
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 14:35 Lake Akan (30 min)
    A1784901_06 Stroll through the national park and the primeval forest surrounding the scenic lake.
  • 15:35 Lake Onneto (15 min)
    A freshwater lake located in Akan National Park. With a coastline of 2.5 km, this lake is located at the western foot of Mount Me-akan.
  • 16:50 Ashoro Galaxy Hall 21 Roadside Station (15 min)
    Make a pit stop to shop for some great local products of Hokkaido to take home as a souvenir or a gift!
  • 18:15 Tokachigawa Onsen Daiichi Hotel
    Rest up in a Japanese style room and enjoy a scrumptious buffet.
  • DAY4  
  • 07:45 Depart from Tokachigawa Onsen Daiichi Hotel
    Start the day with breakfast and meet your group at the lobby by 7:35.
  • 08:15 Obihiro Station
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 08:45 Shichiku Garden (40 min)
    A1784901_06 Walk through the garden with over 2,500 types of plant life, a beautiful relaxing spot that is popular with visitors to Obihiro.
  • 10:25 Tokachi Millennium Forest (55 min)
    A1784901_06 Have fun in a kitchen garden and taste some local products while playing with goats and cute farm animals.
  • 12:05 Shintoku Station
    Additional participants will join here.
  • 12:25 Karikachi Pass (drive by)
  • Select Either Furano Marche or New Furano Prince Hotel for Lunch
    You may choose one or the other.
  • 13:35 Option 1. Furano Marche (110 min)
    A1784901_06 Take your lunch on your own at the local farmer's market, sweets cafe or food court. Great for shopping for local ingredients and souvenirs.
  • 14:00 Option 2. New Furano Prince Hotel (60 min)
    Take your lunch in the hotel and shop around for souvenirs in the hotel.
  • 17:25 Drop-off at New Chitose Airport
  • 18:45-19:05 Drop-off at Designated Sapporo Hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • An English-speaking tour conductor accompanies this tour. There is no tour guide.
    • Please note that the bus used for transportation may be shared with Japanese customers. Depending on the number of participants, the size of the bus may change.
    • The bus arrival time at the end of the tour may be delayed by traffic, weather or other factors, so please leave enough time for transfer to other modes of transportation. (60 minutes for domestic flights, 120 minutes for international flights.)
    • Smoking is not permitted on the bus. Please use the smoking areas when disembarking the bus at sightseeing spots and rest areas.
    • Please set your cell phone to silent mode and refrain from talking on the phone while on the bus.
    • Please fill out a customer survey after boarding the bus.
    • Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
    • Maximum of three guests will be in one room.
    • Please be on time. If you are not at the meeting location at the designated time, please make your way to the destination on your own. Any additional expenses used to catch up will not be covered in any manner.
    • On Day 1, please select either Asahiyama Zoo or Ueno Farm. You cannot visit both locations.
      Please note that the Ueno farm garden is open until Oct 16. From Oct 17-30, it will be a snow museum.
    • On Day 4, please select either Furano Marche or New Furano Prince Hotel. You cannot visit both locations.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 3.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 24 business days to 18:00 local time, 11 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 11 business days to 18:00 local time, 5 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 5 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 24 business days to 18:00 local time, 11 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 11 business days to 18:00 local time, 5 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 5 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4 day
Availability Daily
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