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Have fun in the snow! Check out Japan's top tours and activities and make your winter stay one for the books!
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  1. Take part in Sapporo's annual Snow Festival, and marvel at spectacular illuminations in Hokkaido. Visit some of the most scenic sites in Hakodate, Otaru, and Sapporo, and get access to Noboribetsu's hot spring baths at your accommodation.
    English Available

    From USD895.12

    Daily
    3 day (morning)
  2. See the canals of snowy Otaru, sample sake and local wine, then if you like, enjoy a ride up Mt. Tengu on this one day tour from Sapporo. Guidance is available in English, Chinese and Korean.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD49.37

    Daily
    (morning)
  3. See the winter beauty of Mt. Moiwa and Mt. Okura on this evening tour with convenient Sapporo departure. Ride on a snowmobile sled and enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner along with amazing views.
    Meal Provided

    USD45.72

    Daily
    (evening)
  4. Say hello to the cute animals of Asahiyama Zoo before heading to see the astonishing Blue Pond in Biei lit up and covered in a white blanket of snow. See the waters of Shirahige Falls against the snowy cliffs during the limited time light-up event.

    From USD48.46

    Daily
    12 - 14 hour(s) (morning)
  5. See whales as large as 15 meters play in the sea around the Zamami Islands on this popular whale watching tour. Watch as they breach and tail slap the water! From December 22 to April 7 only.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD41.14

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. See the striking cobalt blue of Lake Shikotsu for a taste of Hokkaido's wintry natural scenery. Relax in a steaming outdoor hot spring at Marukoma surrounded by snow. Drop-offs available at New Chitose Airport.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD45.72

    Daily
    (morning)
  7. Spend your day around Mt. Fuji on this winter tour! Enjoy the snow while sledding down the snowy hills of Grinpa Park. Delight your taste buds with a yakiniku buffet lunch and be stunned by the dazzling lights of Sagamiko Illumillion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD90.52

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

    USD59.43

    Weekday
    (morning)
  9. Go ice fishing in Sapporo and enjoy crispy tempura made from the freshly caught catch! No experience or equipment necessary, everything is provided for a fun day trip.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD65.83

    Daily
    4.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Walk into a winter wonderland at the Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival. Watch as the whole area turns into a magical snowy world of colorful lights and catch the stunning firework displays on the weekends.

    USD37.49

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  11. Marvel at the dazzling holiday lights of Ashikaga Flower Park. Ranked as one of the most beautiful winter illumination spots in Japan, Ashikaga Flower Park offers a variety of seasonal and eye-catching themes that are perfectly Instagrammable.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD73.15

    Sun, Tue, Fri
    8 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. See the Otaru Canal covered in snow. Sample tasty sweets and local wine, then stroll through Shiroi Koibito Park all lit up on this full-day tour from Sapporo. Ideal for couples and families.
    Special

    USD38.40

    Daily
    (morning)
  13. Spend time experiencing some smelt fishing on the icy lake of Abashiri. After savoring your freshly caught fish, select from either bird watching or snow shoeing for a fun winter day.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD68.57

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Catch sight of Lake Shikotsu in its winter majesty as you celebrate the Ice Festival. Have fun in the snow at North Snowland as you ride a snow tube, buggy, sleds and more. Drop-off at New Chitose Airport is also available.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD68.57

    Daily
    (morning)
  15. Make your way across the frozen lake right from Sapporo. Follow your guide to the best spot to experience traditional fishing methods for fresh pond smelt!
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    USD68.57

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD107.89

    Daily
    13 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Spend a day in rural Kyoto as you stroll along the bamboo grove of Arashiyama and the thatched roof village of Miyama. Make your very own snow lantern and experience a dreamy winter scenery after sundown.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD64.00

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Experience Japan's winter like no other at the Mineyama Kogen Resort White Peak. Slide down the snowy slopes or tumble along on a sled! Spend a relaxing evening at the hotel before heading out to Himeji city to explore the castle or temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD265.15

    Daily
    (morning)
  19. Get reservations to a high-end full-course lunch filled with mouthwatering crab served grilled, boiled, sashimi, and more. Taste the best of winter in Kyoto before taking a relaxing dip in a hot spring for a comforting trip in Japan.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD118.86

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Go on a day trip from Sapporo to the popular Asahiyama Zoo to see cute animals enjoying winter in Hokkaido. Continue to Abashiri on an icebreaker cruise ship that sails into the Sea of Okhotsk . End the tour with a lovely sunset view.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD117.03

    Daily
    14 - 15 hour(s) (morning)

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