Asahiyama Zoo with Blue Pond, Furano and Biei Tour From Sapporo, Furano/ Biei/ Asahikawa tours & activities, fun things to do in Furano/ Biei/ Asahikawa | VELTRA

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Asahiyama Zoo with Blue Pond, Furano and Biei Tour From Sapporo
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Say hello to the cute animals of Asahiyama Zoo before heading to see the astonishing Blue Pond in Biei. Enjoy the views of the colorful flower patches and relax at the soothing scent of the purple lavenders at Farm Tomita.

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Save up to 17% (until 2019/12/20)

Take a comfortable bus ride out of Sapporo to the famous Asahiyama Zoo, Japan's northernmost zoo. See the cute penguins, polar bears and other cold climate animals enjoying the cool summer days of Hokkaido.

Make way to Furano and Biei to capture the stunning sights of flower gardens, lush greens and the famous Blue Pond in a day!
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Price
Winter Hokkaido Bus Tour (Nov 11 - Feb 29 Departures)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 53.96
USD 53.96
Child (Age 3-15)
USD 46.39
USD 46.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 4.73
USD 4.73
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
from USD 53.96
from USD 53.96
Child (Age 3-15)
from USD 46.39
from USD 46.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 4.73
USD 4.73

Save up to 17% (until 2019/12/20)

Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 46.39
USD 46.39
USD 55.85 17%off
USD 55.85 17%off
Child (Age 3-15)
USD 37.87
USD 37.87
USD 48.28 22%off
USD 48.28 22%off
Participation period: 2019/12/01 - 2019/12/20 (Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat)
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    The penguins of Asahiyama Zoo march on the snow.
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    Shirahige Falls looks like Narnia in winter.
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  • Duration: 12 - 13 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 09:20 Check-in at Designated Hotels
  • 09:30 Depart
  • Sunagawa Rest Stop
  • Asahiyama Zoo (Approx 3 hours)
    c057-030 Interact with the animals of Asahiyama Zoo through the installed windows that give different spectacular views! Walk with the cute penguins and see the variety of animals enjoying the cool breeze of Hokkaido.
  • The Sun Kuroudo (January to February) (20 minutes)
    Choose from the variety of local delicacies offered at this souvenir shop. Bring home some stable cookies, sweet bean bun or Dorayaki which are the specialty sweets of this store.
  • Blue Pond (30 minutes)
    aoiike_light Marvel at the mystical sight of the blue pond in the winter. Capture the wonderful view of the waters shimmering into frozen pond with the contrasting sight of the snow.
  • Shirahige Waterfalls (20 minutes)
    Hokkaido_Biei_Shirahige_Falls_Winter_night_illumination_lights_up_shutterstock_590265536 Watch the icy falls stream down which resembles a white beard. Appreciate the beauty of winter by overlooking at this natural granduer from above.
  • Sapporo Station (Drop-off Point)
  • Odori Park (Drop-off Point)
  • Susukino (Drop-off Point)
  • 21:30-22:00 Tour Ends at Nakajima Park (Drop-off Point)
Package detail / Schedule
Winter Hokkaido Bus Tour (Mar 1 - Mar 31 Departures)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 55.85
USD 55.85
Child (Age 3-15)
USD 48.28
USD 48.28
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 4.73
USD 4.73
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 55.85
USD 55.85
Child (Age 3-15)
USD 48.28
USD 48.28
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 4.73
USD 4.73
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  • Duration: 12.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking assistant
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:50 Check-in at Designated Hotels
  • 10:00 Depart
  • Sunagawa Rest Stop
  • Asahiyama Zoo (2.5 hours)
    c057-030 Interact with the animals of Asahiyama Zoo through the installed windows that have up-close views! Walk with the cute penguins and see the variety of animals enjoying the cool breeze of Hokkaido.
  • Otokoyama Sake Brewery (20 mins)
    Gain an insight into the Japanese sake production at this 350-year old sake brewery that dates back from Edo era (1603 – 1868). Take a sip among the samples while shopping for a bottle that you can bring home as a souvenir.
  • The Sun Kurodo (20 mins)
    Choose from the variety of local delicacies offered at this souvenir shop. Bring home some stable cookies, sweet bean bun or dorayaki which are the specialty sweets of this store.
  • Blue Pond (30 mins)
    Hokkaido_Biei_Blue_Pond_Frozen_shutterstock Marvel at the mystical sight of the blue pond in the winter. Capture the wonderful view of the waters shimmering into pond with the contrasting sight of the snow.
  • Shirahige Waterfalls (20 mins)
    Hokkaido_Biei_Shirahige_Falls_Winter_night_illumination_lights_up_shutterstock_590265536 Watch the icy falls stream down which resembles a white beard. Appreciate the beauty of winter by overlooking at this natural granduer from above.
  • Sapporo Station (Drop-off Point)
  • Odori Park (Drop-off Point)
  • Susukino (Drop-off Point)
  • 22:30-23:00 Tour Ends at Nakajima Park (Drop-off Point)
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • As it will get cold during the tour, please wear clothes appropriate for the winter weather (hat, gloves, earmuffs, slip-resistant shoes).
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • If you are travelling from Sapporo, please refrain from taking part on this tour on the last day of your trip. Delays on the bus are expected and drop-off time cannot be guaranteed.
    • In case highways are blocked, the bus will take local roads and service areas may just be short rest stops.
    • The sightseeing time may vary due to traffic conditions. Please understand that participants may not be able to join in some events.
    • Please understand that there may be delays due to traffic conditions.
    • Lunch can be taken during your stay at Asahiyama Zoo. Please note that lunch is not included in the tour fare.
    • Pick-up and drop-off points cannot be customized, but you may leave the tour at non-drop-off points.
      Please note that a refund for the tour will not be issued for the remainder of the tour that is not unattended. If you wish to leave the tour at a certain point, please make sure to inform the tour conductor on the day.
    • Seats on the bus cannot be designated in advance. Please understand that you may be seated away from your group.
    • For tours departing between March 1-31, you will be stopping by Sun Kurodo for shopping.
    • Please understand that due to the pile of snow, the penguin march cannot be watched as it will only be held once in the morning.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 11 business days to 17:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • - Any changes made between 17:00 local time, 11 business days to 17:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
    - Any changes made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    - Any changes made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    - Any changes made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 46.39
From USD 46.39

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(4.31/5.00) 4.31 / 5
(204 reviews)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 12 - 13.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

The zoo was super fun, and I liked the option of getting my own lunch. Our tour guide was really informative and kind, and even ordered a taxi for us when we wanted to get off prematurely at furano. B...more
The tour organizer were very punctual, eager to help respond to any enquiries. You may use Google Translate to help ease any translation process with them too. The timing and schedule is arranged with...more
Blue Pond
by: PARAS
Awesome trip. Must go.. All three places were really good.
USD 46.39 ~
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4.31 / 5
Asahiyama Zoo with Blue Pond, Furano and Biei Tour From Sapporo
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