Lake Mashu, Kussharo & Akan Scenic Excursions by Bus from Kushiro, Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu tours & activities, fun things to do in Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu | VELTRA

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Lake Mashu, Kussharo & Akan Scenic Excursions by Bus from Kushiro

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Discover Lake Mashu, with the most transparent water and maybe spot rare cranes around the beautiful sights of Lake Kussharo. See the iconic marimo moss balls at Lake Akan while exploring eastern Hokkaido on a comfortable bus.

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Get convenient transfers between Lake Kussharo, Lake Akan and Lake Mashu to see the seasonal views of the iconic lakes around the Kushiro marshlands.
Price
Drop-off at Lake Akan Hot Springs (Jan 10 to Mar 22, 2020)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 43.98
USD 43.98
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 28.36
USD 28.36
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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 12 & over)
USD 43.98
USD 43.98
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 28.36
USD 28.36
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Infants (0-5) are free, but will not have a seat. 1 adult must be with 1 infant.
One day outing around Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo, and Lake Akan.
Duration: 9 hours 30 min

For those who wish to get dropped off at Lake Akan Hot Springs please book this plan.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:30-08:38 Pick-up From Designated Location
  • 09:30 Tsurumidai Observatory (20 min)
    たんちょう During the colder months of November to March, you may be able to spot a crane. It is also a feeding area where nearly 200 birds will be around.
  • 11:05 Lake Kussharo (Sand Spring) (20 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 A caldera lake or crater lake in Akan National Park is Lake Kussharo that is said to freeze over during the winter. Spot some unique wildlife along with the tiny island in the middle of the lake.
  • 11:35 Mt. Io (30 min)
    See the steam rising from the volcanic mountain. Mt. Ioh translates to Mountain of Sulfur and like its name, it was formally a mining ground for sulfur.
  • 12:25 Mashu Onsen Rest Stop (Lunch) (55 min)
    Make way to Mashu Onsen hot springs where you take lunch to prepare for the rest of the afternoon!
  • 13:35 Lake Mashu the 1st Observatory (30 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 Another iconic crater lake in the Lake Akan national park is Lake Mashu. See the beautiful lake covered in snow and ice during the winter season.
  • 15:15 Lake Akan Hot Springs (60 min)
    Enjoy some free time at Lake Akan Hot Springs. Take your time to explore the vast nature of Hokkaido or even take a quick dip in the hot springs.
  • 16:15 Drop-off at Lake Akan Hot Springs - Lake Akan Bus Center
Package detail / Schedule
Drop-off at Kushiro Airport (Jan 10 to Mar 22, 2020)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 53.34
USD 53.34
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 33.03
USD 33.03
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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 12 & over)
USD 53.34
USD 53.34
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 33.03
USD 33.03
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Infants (0-5) are free, but will not have a seat. 1 adult must be with 1 infant.
One day outing around Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo, and Lake Akan.
Duration: 9 hours 30 min

For those who wish to get dropped off at Kushiro airport please book this plan.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:30-08:38 Pick-up From Designated Location
  • 09:30 Tsurumidai Observatory (20 min)
    たんちょう During the colder months of November to March, you may be able to spot a crane. It is also a feeding area where nearly 200 birds will be around.
  • 11:05 Lake Kussharo (Sand Spring) (20 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 A caldera lake or crater lake in Akan National Park is Lake Kussharo that is said to freeze over during the winter. Spot some unique wildlife along with the tiny island in the middle of the lake.
  • 11:35 Mt. Io (30 min)
    See the steam rising from the volcanic mountain. Mt. Ioh translates to Mountain of Sulfur and like its name, it was formally a mining ground for sulfur.
  • 12:25 Mashu Onsen Rest Stop (Lunch) (55 min)
    Make way to Mashu Onsen hot springs where you take lunch to prepare for the rest of the afternoon!
  • 13:35 Lake Mashu the 1st Observatory (30 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 Another iconic crater lake in the Lake Akan national park is Lake Mashu. See the beautiful lake covered in snow and ice during the winter season.
  • 15:15 Lake Akan Hot Springs (60 min)
    Enjoy some free time at Lake Akan Hot Springs. Take your time to explore the vast nature of Hokkaido or even take a quick dip in the hot springs.
  • 17:15 Drop-off at Kushiro Airport
Package detail / Schedule
Drop-off at Kushiro (Jan 10 to Mar 22, 2020)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 56.15
USD 56.15
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 34.44
USD 34.44
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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 12 & over)
USD 56.15
USD 56.15
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 34.44
USD 34.44
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Infants (0-5) are free, but will not have a seat. 1 adult must be with 1 infant.
One day outing around Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo, and Lake Akan.
Duration: 9 hours 30 min

For those who wish to get dropped off at Kushiro station, Fisherman's Wharf Moo, or Kushiro Prince Hotel please book this plan.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:30-08:38 Pick-up From Designated Location
  • 09:30 Tsurumidai Observatory (20 min)
    たんちょう During the colder months of November to March, you may be able to spot a crane. It is also a feeding area where nearly 200 birds will be around.
  • 11:05 Lake Kussharo (Sand Spring) (20 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 A caldera lake or crater lake in Akan National Park is Lake Kussharo that is said to freeze over during the winter. Spot some unique wildlife along with the tiny island in the middle of the lake.
  • 11:35 Mt. Io (30 min)
    See the steam rising from the volcanic mountain. Mt. Ioh translates to Mountain of Sulfur and like its name, it was formally a mining ground for sulfur.
  • 12:25 Mashu Onsen Rest Stop (Lunch) (55 min)
    Make way to Mashu Onsen hot springs where you can take lunch on your own at your own expense.
  • 13:35 Lake Mashu the 1st Observatory (30 min)
    定期観光 摩周湖 Another iconic crater lake in the Lake Akan national park is Lake Mashu. See the beautiful lake covered in snow and ice during the winter season.
  • 15:15 Lake Akan Hot Springs (60 min)
    Enjoy some free time at Lake Akan Hot Springs. Take your time to explore the vast nature of Hokkaido or even take a quick dip in the hot springs.
  • 17:15 Drop-off at Kushiro Airport
  • 17:55-18:00 Drop-off at Designated Location
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • For infants ages 0-5, one (1) infant may join for free per adult. For two (2) or more infants, the additional infant will need a child fare.
    • Seats are not prepared for infants ages 0-5.
    • Adult fare is for middle school students and above.
      Child fare is for elementary school students and younger.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Winter activities and hot spring entry are not included. Please pay for them on your own.
    • If boarding the bus at Kushiro Station Terminal: Show your voucher at the counter and then get a bus ticket.

      Boarding at locations other than Kushiro Station Terminal:
      Show your voucher to bus driver or conductor and then get a bus ticket.
    • Suitcases can be stored on the bus.
    • This activity is entirely held in Japanese.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 43.98
From USD 43.98

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(4.43/5.00) 4.43 / 5
(63 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8 - 9.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Chew Hun Keat
The tour was conducted in a very professional manner and the itinerary was well planned. Enough time was given for each sightseeing. The only shortcoming was that the tour was conducted only in Japane...more
Great job! We think it is one of the best tours around.
by: Vivian
Exchanged the voucher for bus ticket at the bus terminal counter. First staff want to charge me, when I explained to her that I've already paid by my card to Veltra, she asked another staff. (maybe a ...more
USD 43.98 ~
USD 43.98 ~
4.43 / 5
Lake Mashu, Kussharo & Akan Scenic Excursions by Bus from Kushiro
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