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Hokkaido EDITOR'S PICKS
Mesmerizing Winterscapes
Hop on an icebreaker cruise on the Sea of Okhotsk in Abashiri and eat scrumptious fresh seafood, watch the adorable march of the penguins at Asahiyama Zoo and get even more fairytale feels at light-up snow and ice festivals in Sapporo and Otaru. Get your outfits and camera ready for the spectacular backdrop of Hokkaido's wintry grand views.
6Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Go on a winter adventure out into the Sea of Okhotsk in Abashiri. See the stunning views of the frozen ocean as you drill your way through on an icebreaker boat. After your icy boat ride, savor a delicious seafood lunch!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD92.21

    29%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    14.5 - 15.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD111.03

    Daily
    13 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. 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.

    USD38.58

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  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 USD49.87

    Daily
    12 - 14 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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 USD921.20

    Daily
    3 day (morning)
  6. In winter Otaru comes alive with sparkling lights. Spend a romantic evening strolling among the magical illuminations and snow statues along the retro canals. Finish with a ride up Mt. Tengu!
    Special

    USD47.99

    Daily
    (afternoon)