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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 with exquisite Victorian street lamps. After a relaxing stroll, enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet before you 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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Tenguyama Ropeway Closure:
Due to annual inspections, the ropeway will be closed from April 1- April 18 and Nov 5-Nov 20.
Price
Depart from Sapporo (Apr 1 - 18, Nov 5 - Nov 20)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 47.17
USD 47.17
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.84
USD 30.84
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 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 47.17
USD 47.17
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.84
USD 30.84
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
Due to annual inspections, the ropeway will be closed from April 1- April 18 and Nov 5-Nov 20.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 9.5 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
  •  

  • 09:00 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 activity in this beautifully converted building of the former central branch of the Hokkaido Bank.
  • 10:35 Otaru Canal Bus Terminal (60 min)
    stsg_air_o_1 Spend free time by exploring the various stores and sights around the retro streets and buildings of Otaru Canal. You can also join the Otaru Sweets Mini-Tour optionally.
  • 11:50 Grand Park Otaru (85 min)
    Savor a Western and Chinese buffet at a world-class hotel while overlooking the breathtaking Ishikari Bay.

    Please note that lunch may be postponed to 13:00 if delays occur 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 doing for hundreds of years. Enjoy the pleasant scenery of this brewery and taste some delicious sake.
  • 14:00 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum and Kitakaro (105 min)
    北一硝子 須田製版写真データ Marvel at the pleasant sight of the thousands unique Otaru glassware and listen to the tinkling tones of the music boxes. Make sure to stop by at Kitakaro to try some of their famous baumkuchen cake.
  • 16:10 The Glass Studio In Otaru (25 min)
    stsg_l_8 See how decorative glass products are made in this studio. Find a special gift or souvenir from the city of glass.
  • 16:50-18:10 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Depart from Otaru (Apr 1 - Apr 18, Nov 5 - Nov 20)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 47.17
USD 47.17
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.84
USD 30.84
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 47.17
USD 47.17
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.84
USD 30.84
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
Due to annual inspections, the ropeway will be closed from April 1- April 18 and Nov 5-Nov 20.
  • Duration: 7 - 8.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:50 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 activity in this beautifully converted building of the former central branch of the Hokkaido Bank.
  • 10:35 Otaru Canal Bus Terminal (60 min)
    stsg_air_o_1 Spend free time by exploring the various stores and sights around the retro streets and buildings of Otaru Canal. You can also join the Otaru Sweets Mini-Tour optionally.
  • 11:50 Grand Park Otaru (85 min)
    Savor a Western and Chinese buffet at a world-class hotel while overlooking the breathtaking Ishikari Bay.

    Please note that lunch may be postponed to 13:00 if delays occur 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 doing for hundreds of years. Enjoy the pleasant scenery of this brewery and taste some delicious sake.
  • 14:00 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum and Kitakaro (105 min)
    北一硝子イメージ Marvel at the pleasant sight of the thousands unique Otaru glassware and listen to the tinkling tones of the music boxes. Make sure to stop by Kitakaro to try some of their famous baumkuchen cake.
  • 16:10 Glass Studio in Otaru (25 min)
    stsg_l_8 See how decorative glass products are made in this studio. Find a special gift or souvenir from the city of glass.
  • 16:50-18:10 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Audio guides are available in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, or English. There will be a tour conductor on board but will not be guiding.
    • Group photo option is available upon arrival at Otaru Canal Terminal (JPY 1,000 per photo)
    • In the case lunch time gets delayed due to traffic or other cases, the tour itinerary will be as follows:

      10:35-11:30 Otaru Canal Tour
      11:40-13:00 Kitaichi Glass & Kitakaro 13:15-14:40 Grand Park Otaru
      14:50-15:20Tanaka Brewery
      15:50-16:10Glass Studio Otaru
      16:25: Otaru Station Bus Terminal
    • At the brewery, you will go on a tour first and then sample the sake.
    • At Kitaichi Glass Studio, you will be dropped off at the Kitaichi Glass Sangokan Stop. Please return 5 minutes prior to your departure time.
    • At Otaru Music Box Museum, if you purchase over JPY 3,000 and show your ticket stub, you will receive an original cellphone strap.
    • Please show your bus ticket stub at Kitakaro and receive 2 “Hamanasu no Koi” cookies.
    • 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.)
    • The Tenguayama Ropeway is scheduled for closure due to maintenance between April 1-18 and November 5-20. Even if the ropeway is in operation on those dates, you will not be able able to board it.
    • The Glass Studio in Otaru is closed every Tuesdays but the shop is open for business. Show your ticket stub to receive 10% off.
    • Due to traffic and weather issues, please give yourself enough time for your following plans.
    • If there are natural disasters, there may be times the tour will not be operating. In such cases, please inquire regarding operational status.
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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.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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(4.50/5.00) 4.50 / 5
(4 reviews)
Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 7 - 9.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Susy Rodrigues
I recommend this to anyone visiting Sapporo and wanting to get to know Otaru.
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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