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Winter Day Trip to Otaru from Sapporo (Multilingual Audio Guide)

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See the canals of snowy Otaru, sample sake and local wine, then if you like, enjoy a ride up Mt. Tengu on this one day tour from Sapporo. Guidance is available in English, Chinese and Korean.

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With different pick-up locations, guidance in 4 different languages and lunch included, this day tour to Sapporo couldn't be more convenient. See the lovely Otaru Canal, graced with snow and Victorian street lamps. Sample local wine, award-winning sake and even some of Otaru's famous sweets. Stroll through the beautiful Meiji-era buildings of the Bine Winery and Kitaichi Glass, and ride the ropeway up Mt. Tengu for great views over the snow-covered city and Ishikari Bay.
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Please note that the Glass Studio in Otaru is closed from Dec 29, 2018 to Jan 2, 2019. The Glass Studio is closed regularly on Tuesdays, but the shop will be opened.

Otaru Bine Winery will be closed on January 1 and 2, 2019. You will be spending more time at the Otaru Canal Terminal for 1 hour 15 minutes instead.
Price
Departures from Sapporo Bus Terminal (Dec 1-Mar 24)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 58.20
USD 58.20
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 37.55
USD 37.55
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 58.20
USD 58.20
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 37.55
USD 37.55
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Total duration: 9 hours 15 minutes.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Mt. Tengu Ropeway fee / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:00 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal 2F ESTA Building
  • 09:15 Depart from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:15 Arrive at Otaru Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:25 Former Bank of Hokkaido and Bine Winery (15 min)
    bain_800 This winery features local Otaru wines, and is located inside a former Meiji era bank. Warm up with a glass of mulled wine and nibble on snacks while exploring.
  • 10:45 Otaru Canal Terminal (55 min)
    The canal offers a pleasant walk with many artists displaying their original works of art.
  • 12:00 Grand Park Otaru and Wing Bay Otaru (80 min)
    Lunch will be a selection of western and Chinese dishes at the buffet for 70-minutes. After your meal, take a stroll around the Wing Bay Otaru on your own.
  • 13:30 Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikko Warehouse (30 min)
    bac847427c6f31977c4dbbc4007736a1 Tour around the sake brewery famous for the Daiginjo sake and see how sake is made from the rice. Sample a few of the freshly made sake on the spot
  • 14:05 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum, Kitakaro (Free Time) (90 min)
    Kitaichi Glass: housed in a Meiji era storehouse, this in a major center of glass production. Make sure to check out the romantic tearoom!

    Otaru Music Box Museum: Listen to antique music boxes!

    Kitakaro: Otaru's most famous sweets shop!
  • 16:00 Mt. Tengu Ropeway (Round Trip)
    tengu_800 Climb to the top of Mt Tengu on a rope way and see the beautiful view of the illuminated city from above. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the city covered in the winter snow.
    Drop-off is available. In the case the ropeway is not operating, you will receive a souvenir instead.
  • The Glass Studio in Otaru (Free Time)
    A glass studio that is famous for their glass blowing techniques. Take this opportunity to pick up a special gift or a souvenir of Otaru.
  • 17:15 Otaru Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 17:50 Nishimachi Kita 20 Chome at Miyanosawa Subway Station (drop-off point)
  • 18:05 Kita 1 Jounishi 12 Chome (drop-off point)
  • 18:15 Sapporo Grand Hotel Kita 1 Nishi 4 (drop-off point)
  • 18:25 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off point)
  • 18:30 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 18:40 Drop-off at Sapporo Park Hotel
Package detail / Schedule
Departures from Otaru Bus Terminal (Dec 1-Mar 24)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 58.20
USD 58.20
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 37.55
USD 37.55
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 58.20
USD 58.20
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 37.55
USD 37.55
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Total duration: 7 hours.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Mt. Tengu Ropeway fee / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 10:00 Check-in at Otaru Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:15 Depart from Otaru Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:25 Former Bank of Hokkaido and Bine Winery (15 min)
    bain_800 This winery features local Otaru wines, and is located inside a former Meiji era bank. Warm up with a glass of mulled wine and nibble on snacks while exploring.
  • 10:45 Otaru Canal Terminal (55 min)
    The canal offers a pleasant walk with many artists displaying their original works of art.
  • 12:00 Grand Park Otaru and Wing Bay Otaru (80 min)
    Lunch will be a selection of western and Chinese dishes at the buffet for 70-minutes. After your meal, take a stroll around the Wing Bay Otaru on your own.
  • 13:30 Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikko Warehouse (30 min)
    bac847427c6f31977c4dbbc4007736a1 Tour around the sake brewery famous for the Daiginjo sake and see how sake is made from the rice. Sample a few of the freshly made sake on the spot
  • 14:05 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum, Kitakaro (Free Time) (90 min)
    Kitaichi Glass: housed in a Meiji era storehouse, this in a major center of glass production. Make sure to check out the romantic tearoom!

    Otaru Music Box Museum: Listen to antique music boxes!

    Kitakaro: Otaru's most famous sweets shop!
  • 16:00 Mt. Tengu Ropeway (Round Trip)
    tengu_800 Climb to the top of Mt Tengu on a rope way and see the beautiful view of the illuminated city from above. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the city covered in the winter snow.
    Drop-off is available. In the case the ropeway is not operating, you will receive a souvenir instead.
  • The Glass Studio in Otaru (Free Time)
    A glass studio that is famous for their glass blowing techniques. Take this opportunity to pick up a special gift or a souvenir of Otaru.
  • 17:15 Otaru Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 17:50 Nishimachi Kita 20 Chome at Miyanosawa Subway Station (drop-off point)
  • 18:05 Kita 1 Jounishi 12 Chome (drop-off point)
  • 18:15 Sapporo Grand Hotel Kita 1 Nishi 4 (drop-off point)
  • 18:25 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off point)
  • 18:30 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 18:40 Drop-off at Sapporo Park Hotel
Package detail / Schedule
Departures from Sapporo Bus Terminal (Nov 21-30, Mar 25-31)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 50.69
USD 50.69
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.86
USD 32.86
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 50.69
USD 50.69
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.86
USD 32.86
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Total duration: 8 hours 55 minutes.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:00 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal 2F ESTA Building
  • 09:15 Depart from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:15 Arrive at Otaru Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:25 Former Bank of Hokkaido and Bine Winery (15 min)
    bain_800 This winery features local Otaru wines, and is located inside a former Meiji era bank. Warm up with a glass of mulled wine and nibble on snacks while exploring.
  • 10:45 Otaru Canal Terminal (55 min)
    The canal offers a pleasant walk with many artists displaying their original works of art.
  • 12:00 Grand Park Otaru and Wing Bay Otaru (80 min)
    Lunch will be a selection of western and Chinese dishes at the buffet for 70-minutes. After your meal, take a stroll around the Wing Bay Otaru on your own.
  • 13:30 Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikko Warehouse (30 min)
    bac847427c6f31977c4dbbc4007736a1 Tour around the sake brewery famous for the Daiginjo sake and see how sake is made from the rice. Sample a few of the freshly made sake on the spot
  • 14:05 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum, Kitakaro (Free Time) (105 min)
    Kitaichi Glass: housed in a Meiji era storehouse, this in a major center of glass production. Make sure to check out the romantic tearoom!

    Otaru Music Box Museum: Listen to antique music boxes!

    Kitakaro: Otaru's most famous sweets shop!
  • 16:15 The Glass Studio in Otaru (Free Time) (20 min)
    A glass studio that is famous for their glass blowing techniques. Take this opportunity to pick up a special gift or a souvenir of Otaru.
  • 16:55 Otaru Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 17:30 Nishimachi Kita 20 Chome at Miyanosawa Subway Station (drop-off point)
  • 17:45 Kita 1 Jounishi 12 Chome (drop-off point)
  • 17:55 Sapporo Grand Hotel Kita 1 Nishi 4 (drop-off point)
  • 18:05 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off point)
  • 18:10 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 18:20 Drop-off at Sapporo Park Hotel
Package detail / Schedule
Departures from Otaru Bus Terminal (Nov 21-30, Mar 25-31)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 50.69
USD 50.69
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.86
USD 32.86
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 50.69
USD 50.69
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.86
USD 32.86
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
Total duration: 6 hours 40 minutes.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 10:00 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal 2F ESTA Building
  • 10:15 Depart from Otaru Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:25 Former Bank of Hokkaido and Bine Winery (15 min)
    bain_800 This winery features local Otaru wines, and is located inside a former Meiji era bank. Warm up with a glass of mulled wine and nibble on snacks while exploring.
  • 10:45 Otaru Canal Terminal (55 min)
    The canal offers a pleasant walk with many artists displaying their original works of art.
  • 12:00 Grand Park Otaru and Wing Bay Otaru (80 min)
    Lunch will be a selection of western and Chinese dishes at the buffet for 70-minutes. After your meal, take a stroll around the Wing Bay Otaru on your own.
  • 13:30 Tanaka Sake Brewery Kikko Warehouse (30 min)
    bac847427c6f31977c4dbbc4007736a1 Tour around the sake brewery famous for the Daiginjo sake and see how sake is made from the rice. Sample a few of the freshly made sake on the spot
  • 14:05 Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum, Kitakaro (Free Time) (105 min)
    Kitaichi Glass: housed in a Meiji era storehouse, this in a major center of glass production. Make sure to check out the romantic tearoom!

    Otaru Music Box Museum: Listen to antique music boxes!

    Kitakaro: Otaru's most famous sweets shop!
  • 16:15 The Glass Studio in Otaru (Free Time) (20 min)
    A glass studio that is famous for their glass blowing techniques. Take this opportunity to pick up a special gift or a souvenir of Otaru.
  • 16:55 Otaru Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 17:30 Nishimachi Kita 20 Chome at Miyanosawa Subway Station (drop-off point)
  • 17:45 Kita 1 Jounishi 12 Chome (drop-off point)
  • 17:55 Sapporo Grand Hotel Kita 1 Nishi 4 (drop-off point)
  • 18:05 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off point)
  • 18:10 Sapporo Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 18:20 Drop-off at Sapporo Park Hotel
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Please arrive at the check in counter with your printed VELTRA voucher at least 15 minutes before the tour departure time.
    • For children under the age of 6 who require a seat, please book as 'Child 6-11'.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • This tour has audio guides in English, Chinese and Korean. The guide will only be speaking in Japanese.
    • Otaru Canal and Bine Winery:

      -At Otaru Canal a group photo is available for purchase for an additional JPY 1,000. Although, in bad weather this may not be available.

      -On January 1-2, the Bine Winery will be closed, so the time at Otaru Canal will be extended from 10:25-11:40.
    • Grand Park Otaru:

      Lunch will be a 70 minute buffet with western and Chinese cuisine.
    • Tanaka Sake Brewery: The sake tasting will occur after the brewery tour.
    • Kitaichi Glass: The bus will drop guests off in front of Kitaichi Glass Sangokan. Guests will be picked up at the same spot. Please be there 5 minutes before the bus is set to depart.
    • Kitakaro: Show your bus ticket at Kitakaro to get two free Hanamasu no Koi cookies. The shop will be closed on Jan. 1st.
    • Guests will receive a 10% discount coupon for meals, seafood, produce and crafts, and 5% snack discount coupons for Kita no Ryoba (Otaru Canal Branch) and (Otaru 5 Branch). Excludes drinks, alcohol, shipping, and isothermal packaging.
    • Otaru Glass Studio: The studio will be closed from Dec. 29th to Jan. 2nd, and is also closed on Tuesdays.
      Show your ticket to get 10% off on all products.
    • 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 bus going back to Sapporo Station may be delayed. Please allow enough time to make connecting transfers.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to natural disasters, road closures, marathon races, etc. Please contact us and check the situation with the tour in the event of abnormal weather.
    • You can leave the tour at the Mt. Tengu Ropeway. Show your ticket to use the Mt.Tengu-Otaru Station shuttle bus for free. If the Mt. Tengu Ropeway is closed due to weather or other reasons, you will receive a souvenir instead. At the restaurant on the summit of Mt. Tengu you can get 10% off soft drinks.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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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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Language English, Japanese, Chinese
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Meal Lunch buffet

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It was a great set of experiences selected, though some seemed a bit rushed and for which it would be very nice to have some more time (as the winery). Lunch was particularly amazing!!! Amazing view, ...more
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