Full Day Otaru and Mt. Tengu Ropeway Tour (with Multilingual Audio Guide)

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The former port city of Otaru offers a splendid experience for visitors to Hokkaido. Walk among the thriving community of artists, canals and museums, a perfect day trip from Sapporo.

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Enjoy Otaru with English, Chinese, and Korean audio guidance! Ishikari Bay offers a fantastic backdrop as you make your way to the Otaru Bine winery, housed in a former bank. Walk along the Otaru Canal, lined by exquisite Victorian street lamps. After a relaxing stroll enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet. After lunch, stop by the pretty Kitaichi Glass Museum and the Otaru Music Box Museum.

Guests on the Ropeway Course can ride the Tenguyama Ropeway to the top of Mt. Tengu. Drink in the panoramic views of Otaru and Ishikari Gulf stretching below you!
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Price
Standard Course
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 47.92
USD 47.92
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 31.33
USD 31.33
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 47.92
USD 47.92
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 31.33
USD 31.33
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
This our operates between Apr 1 – Apr 14, 2017
Nov 6 – Nov 20, 2017
Duration: 8 hours 45 min
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 08:35-09:15 Pick-up at Hotels or Check in at Sapporo Station
  • 10:05 Otaru Station Bus Terminal Pick-up
  • 10:15 Otaru Bine Wine Shop (15 min)
    stsg_crooz_2 Enjoy a delicious wine tasting in this beautifully converted building, which used to be the central branch of the Hokkaido Bank.
  • 10:35 Otaru Canal Bus Terminal (60 min)
    stsg_air_o_1 Free time to explore the various stores and sights around Otaru Canal. Option available: Otaru Sweets Mini-Tour
  • 11:50 Grand Park Otaru (85 min)
    Enjoy a Western and Chinese buffet at a world class hotel, overlooking the breathtaking Ishikari Bay.

    Please note that lunch may be postponed to 13:00 should there be delays during the tour.
  • 13:25 Tanaka Shuzo Brewery Kikko Gura (30 min)
    stsg_l_8 Founded in 1899, this historical brewery continues to brew sake in a stone warehouse as it has been done for hundreds of years. Enjoy the pleasant scenery and taste the delicious sake too!
  • 14:00 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum and Kitakaro (85 min)
    北一硝子 須田製版写真データ Enjoy the pleasant sight of thousands of unique Otaru glassware and listen to the tinkling tones of the music boxes. Make sure to stop by Kitakaro to try some off their famous baumkuchen.
  • 16:10 The Glass Studio In Otaru (20 min)
    See how decorative glass products are made in the studio. Find a special gift or souvenir from the city of glass.
  • 16:50-18:10 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Ropeway Course
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 55.29
USD 55.29
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 35.94
USD 35.94
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 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 55.29
USD 55.29
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 35.94
USD 35.94
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Tour operates between April 15 - November 5
Duration: 9 hours 5 minutes
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Fare for the Tenguyama Ropeway / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:35-09:15 Pick-up at Hotels or Check in at Sapporo Station
  • 10:05 Otaru Station Bus Terminal Pick-up
  • 10:15 Otaru Bine Wine Shop (15 min)
    stsg_crooz_2 Enjoy a delicious wine tasting in this beautifully converted building, which used to be the central branch of the Hokkaido Bank.
  • 10:35 Otaru Canal Bus Terminal (60 min)
    stsg_air_o_1 Free time to explore the various stores and sights around Otaru Canal. Option available: Otaru Sweets Mini-Tour
  • 11:50 Grand Park Otaru (85 min)
    Enjoy a Western and Chinese buffet at a world class hotel, overlooking the breathtaking Ishikari Bay.

    Please note that lunch may be postponed to 13:00 should there be delays during the tour.
  • 13:25 Tanaka Shuzo Brewery Kikko Gura (30 min)
    stsg_l_8 Founded in 1899, this historical brewery continues to brew sake in a stone warehouse as it has been done for hundreds of years. Enjoy the pleasant scenery and taste the delicious sake too!
  • 14:00 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum and Kitakaro (90 min)
    北一硝子イメージ Enjoy the pleasant sight of thousands of unique Otaru glassware and listen to the tinkling tones of the music boxes. Make sure to stop by Kitakaro to try some off their famous baumkuchen.
  • 15:55 Mt. Tengu Ropeway and Glass Studio in Otaru (60 min)
    20140926071913_1922083155_3375_0 Get views of Otaru, Ishikari Bay and on sunny days the Shokanbetsu Mountain Range and Shakotan Peninsula.
  • 17:10-18:30 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Please arrive at the 2F bus terminal window at least 15 minutes before the tour departure time, to exchange your voucher for the bus ticket.
    • For children under the age of 6 who require seats, please book as 'Child 6-11'.
    • Those boarding from Otaru Station Bus Terminal, boarding will be from stop number 6.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Show your bus ticket stub at Kitakaro and recieve a set of “Hamanasu no Koi” cookies.
    • You can choose to end your tour at Mt. Tengu and take a shuttle bus to the Otaru Bus Station free of charge by showing your bus ticket stub. The shuttle bus will ONLY go to the Otaru Bus Station.
    • The Glass Workshop will be closed every Tuesday. You will receive 10% discount at the Glass Studio in Otaru by showing your bus ticket stub.
    • The duration of sightseeing may be changed due to traffic and the number of passengers.
    • Due to holidays or closures the tour may be cut short.
    • Depending on traffic or bad weather, the return bus may be delayed. Please allow enough time to make connecting transfers.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to natural disasters and road closures due to marathon race, etc. Please contact us and check the situation with the tour in the event of abnormal weather.
    • Group photo option available upon arrival at Otaru Canal Terminal (JPY 1,000 per photo)
    • Discount vouchers for Kitano-Ryoba shop at Otaru Canal Branch, Otaru 5 Go Branch and Otaru Canal Branch Annex will be distributed. (10% discount for art crafts and meals; 5% discount for snacks)
      A 5% discount coupon can be used for sweets (excludes drinks, alcohol, shipping, thermal packages or products with shipping deals.)
    • In the case the Tenguyama Ropeway is not operating, you will receive a souvenir instead.
    • In the case lunch gets delayed due to traffic or other cases, the tour itinerary will be as follows:
      Lunch 13:15 - 14:40 -> Tanaka Brewery 14:50 - 15:20 -> Otaru Tenguyama 15:50 - 16:50.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 55.29
USD 55.29

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: W.F. Leong
The itinerary is great. The tour guide was pleasant and helpful. The English audio commentary was informative and interesting. Places visited were up to our expectations. The lunch provided was splend...more
by: JENNIFER LOW
Good trip to Otaru. The guide is excellent. The lunch included in this trip was good.
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