Lake Shikotsu, Lake Toya and Mt. Usu Tour from Sapporo with Audio Guide, Sapporo Area tours & activities, fun things to do in Sapporo Area | VELTRA

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Lake Shikotsu, Lake Toya and Mt. Usu Tour from Sapporo with Audio Guide Quick Confirmation

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Visit two of the most famous lakes in Hokkaido, Lake Shikotsu and Lake Toya, and get in touch with the wild nature of this northern island. Get great views from Mt. Usu and enjoy lunch by the lake.

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Special Gifts and Discounts! (until 2020/04/04)

Show your bus ticket stub to receive:
- 10% discount for food, drinks, and souvenirs at Restaurant memere
- Discounts on wagyu croquette and soft serve ice cream at Mt. Usu ropeway.

Available for all participants.
Discounts at Restaurant memere are not accepted on Wednesdays.

Spend a full day exploring the scenic vistas of northern Japan’s most famous lakes, with audio guides in English, Chinese, or Korean. First up is Lake Shikotsu, well known for the crystal clear clarity, you can enjoy an optional cruise over the shining waters here.
Next up is Lake Toya, a caldera lake formed by a large volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Its water is rich in minerals. This bountiful nature makes it home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Gaze at the glass-like surface of the lake as you enjoy lunch at Toyako Manseikaku. Mt. Usu, the first designated UNESCO Global Geopark in Japan, is on the way, and once at the summit, you can get amazing views in the fresh air. Snap photos of the other mountains and the open ranges.
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Price
Tours Departing: Nov 21-Dec 25, 2019 / Jan 8-23, 2020 / Mar 16-April 4, 2020
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 67.93
USD 67.93
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 47.46
USD 47.46
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 67.93
USD 67.93
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 47.46
USD 47.46
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Duration: 10 hours 25 minutes
  • Duration: 10 - 11 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese audio guide / Chinese audio guide / Ropeway fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 08:35 Departure from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:20 Lake Shikotsu (30 min)
    Lake Shikotsu small boat dock Stroll to explore the area around Lake Shikotsu.

    The cruise on lake shikotsu is currently unavailable.
  • 11:35 Mushroom Kingdom Rest Stop in Otaki (25 min)
  • 12:45 Toyako Manseikaku (85 min)
    Dine lakeside at Toyako Manseikaku Savor a delicious savory chicken stew with delicious sides to warm up. Take your time to explore around the lake and for an additional fare, you may take a relaxing dip in the bath.
  • Lunch Menu
    4b12b8c4c0c5921a382d18a353487588 -Chicken stew
    -Salmon and kelp egg roll with komatsuna in sesame sauce
    -Roll cabbage with 2 vegetables
    -Chicken stew
    -Sauteed onion and corn savory egg custard
    -Fried scallops
    -Grilled shishamo fish
    -Shishito peppers and vegetables
    -Potato salad
    -Rice
    -Clam miso soup
    -2 slices of cake
  • Optional Bathing Time
    Bathing fee: Adults (Ages 12+): JPY 500, Children (Ages 6-11) JPY 250, Infants (Ages 0-5): Free

    There is a resting space for participants. Towels are not included.
    Face towel + Bath towel rental JPY 300.
  • 14:20 Mt. Usu Ropeway and Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch (90 min)
    Taking picture from the summit of Mt. Usu Close to the volcano's summit, the observation decks offer gorgeous views of Lake Toya, neighboring Mt. Showa Shinzan, the Pacific Ocean, and Mt. Usu's largest crater. Discounts are offered for the Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch as well.
  • 16:15 Sairo Observation Deck (15 min)
    shutterstock_700193263 2 Enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the picturesque Lake Toya, the Nakajima Isles, Mt. Showa Shinzan, Mt. Usu, and much more!
  • 17:30 Nakayama Pass (15 min)
    Another scenic photo opportunity of the surrounding Hokkaido mountains including Ezo Fuji or the "Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido".
  • 18:10-19:00 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Tours Departing: Feb 16-29, 2020 / March 6-15, 2020
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 67.00
USD 67.00
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 47.00
USD 47.00
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 67.00
USD 67.00
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 47.00
USD 47.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Duration: 9 hours 55 minutes
  • Duration: 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese audio guide / Chinese audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:20 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 08:35 Departure from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:20 Lake Shikotsu (30 min)
    螻ア邱夲シ亥・・・ Take a stroll around the scenic Lake Shikotsu. Give yourself a self-guided tour as you explore the many shops around the lake.

    Four the tour departing on Feb 16, 2020 you can take part in the Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival! On this day the tour will stay for 50 minutes.
  • 11:35 Mushroom Kingdom Rest Stop in Otaki (25 min)
  • 12:45 Toyako Manseikaku (85 min)
    shutterstock_414518587 cropped Savor a delicious savory chicken stew with delicious sides to warm up. Take your time to explore around the lake and for an additional fare, you may take a relaxing dip in the bath.

    On February 16, 2020, the tour will arrive at approximately 13:05.
  • Lunch Menu
    -Salmon and kelp egg roll with komatsuna in sesame sauce
    -Rolled cabbage with 2 vegetables
    -Chicken stew
    -Sauteed onion and corn savory egg custard
    -Fried scallops
    -Grilled shishamo fish
    -Shishito peppers and vegetables
    -Potato salad
    -Rice
    -Clam miso soup
    -2 slices of cake
  • Optional Bathing Time
    Bathing fee: Adults (Ages 12+): JPY 500, Children (Ages 6-11) JPY 250, Infants (Ages 0-5): Free

    There is a resting space for participants. Towels are not included.

    Face towel + Bath towel rental JPY 300.
  • 14:20 Mt. Usu Ropeway and Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch (60 min)
    Close to the volcano's summit, the observation decks offer gorgeous views of Lake Toya, neighboring Mt. Showa Shinzan, the Pacific Ocean, and Mt. Usu's largest crater. Discounts are offered for the Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch as well.
  • 15:45 Sairo Observation Deck (15 min)
    shutterstock_700193263 2 Enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the picturesque Lake Toya, the Nakajima Isles, Mt. Showa Shinzan, Mt. Usu, and much more!

  • 17:00 Nakayama Pass (15 min)
    Another scenic photo opportunity of the surrounding Hokkaido mountains including Ezo Fuji or the "Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido".

    On Feb 16, 2020, you will be arriving around 17:15
  • 17:40-18:30 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • If you wish to book a seat for an infant under the age of 6, please select 'Child 6-11'.
      Each infant under the age of 6 must be accompanied by one adult.
    • Please exchange your VELTRA voucher for a bus ticket at least 15-minutes prior at the bus terminal check-in spot.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The duration of sightseeing may be changed due to traffic and the number of passengers.
    • Arrival times may be earlier than scheduled due to holiday breaks or facility rules.
    • Depending on traffic or bad weather, the return bus to Sapporo Station may be delayed. Please allow enough time to make connecting transfers.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to bad weather or road closures. Please contact the tour operator to reconfirm the operation in the event of inclement weather.
    • Large pieces of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the trunk of the bus. Please ask the staff prior to boarding.
      Please make sure not to leave valuables in the stored luggage and bring it with you on the bus.
    • Lunch will be a Chicken Soup Hot Pot Set: Salmon baked with egg, Japanese mustard spinach tossed with sesame, rolled cabbage and two kinds of vegetables.
      Chicken hot pot contains nappa cabbage, chrysanthemum leaves, enoki and shimeji mushrooms.
      Sautéed onions and corn egg custard, scallops fried in bread crumbs, shishamo smelt fried with seaweed, shishito peppers, potato salad, white rice, clam miso soup, two kinds of cake.
      Menu is subject to change.
    • Vegetarian lunch can be accommodated only with advance reservations. Changes on the day of your tour cannot be made.
    • In the case the ropeway does not operate due to strong winds and bad weather, you will receive a souvenir.
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Can I store my luggage on the bus?
  • Yes, suitcases may be stored in the trunk of the bus. However, please do not leave valuables and personal items on the bus and have it with you at all times. Please understand that the operating company nor VELTRA will be responsible for lost or broken items.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100 yen.
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(4.33/5.00) 4.33 / 5
(113 reviews)

Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9.5 - 11 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Riaan and Jewel
Our goal was to see lake Shikotsu and lake Toya and we were pleasantly surprised by an experience that included so much more. We enjoyed a smooth ride and a wonderful hostess, gorgeous views all the w...more
We had an excellent time during this tour. The views overlooking Lake Shukotsu, Lake Toya and at at the top of Mount Usu was exceptional and breathtaking. We were mesmerised by the beautiful views all...more
by: W.F. Leong
Lake Toya and Lake Shikotsu are two beautiful lakes that should not be missed. So is Mt Usu when visiting Hokkaido. We had a nice Japanese lunch served in a beautiful resort hotel overlooking Lake Toy...more
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USD 67.00 ~
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Lake Shikotsu, Lake Toya and Mt. Usu Tour from Sapporo with Audio Guide
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