Shiretoko Goko Five Lakes Wildlife Trekking Tour with an English-Speaking Guide, Shiretoko/ Abashiri tours & activities, fun things to do in Shiretoko/ Abashiri | VELTRA

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Shiretoko Goko Five Lakes Wildlife Trekking Tour with an English-Speaking Guide

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Hike your way into the natural splendor of Shiretoko! Observe the diverse wildlife of this untouched natural World Heritage Site. See native animals in their natural habitat while gazing at the wonderful view of the lakes.

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VELTRA says:
Join a 3-kilometer trekking tour at the majestic national park of Shiretoko and see wild animals, plants and wonderful views. Perfect for the active nature-lover!
Price
Vegetation Season Plan (April 25-May 9, August 1-October 31, 2019)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 49.84
USD 49.84
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 29.90
USD 29.90
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 15.95
USD 15.95
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 49.84
USD 49.84
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 71.20
USD 71.20
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 29.90
USD 29.90
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 15.95
USD 15.95
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Shiretoko Goko Five Lakes lecture fee (ages 7 & up) / Free binocular and rain boots rental (15 cm-28 cm only)
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Starting time: 08:10 - 15:30 (Show details)
  • 07:55 Meet at Shiretoko Goko Field House
  • Introduction & Lecture (10 min.)
    Gain insight into the history and facts about the nature park as you start the tour with an introduction. Discover the wonders of Shiretoko after you receive important safety reminders.

    The lecture fee is included in the adult/child fare but infants ages 0-6 will need to pay JPY 100 on site.
  • 1-Hour Trek or 2-Hour Trek
    1 Trek through the 3-4 km path where you can observe the beautiful flora and fauna with the stunning mountain and lake view at the park.

    1. Entrance → 2nd lake → 1st lake (1 hour)
    2. Entrance → 5th lake → 4th lake → 3rd lake → 2nd lake → 1st lake (2 hours)
  • Tour Ends at Shiretoko Goko Field House
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Participants in this tour must be physically fit enough to trek a trail that is approximately 3-4 km long.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Long pants
    • Hat
    • Rain gear
    • Insect repellent
    • Bags (rucksack or other bags that will allow you to keep your hands free)
    • Drinks (water, tea and other non-sugary drinks are recommended)
    • Comfortable walking shoes (ex. trekking shoes)
Additional Note(s)
    • Participants wearing skirts, heels and sandals will not be allowed to join in this tour. Please wear appropriate clothes and shoes suited for trekking.
    • If the trekking route is closed and you are unable to reach the Five Lakes, refunds of JPY 2,500 for adults or JPY 1,250 for children will be issued. You will be guided to the elevated wooden path instead.
    • Refunds will not be issued if you are able to reach lakes 1-3 or lakes 4-5. The remainder of the course will be changed to the elevated wooden path.
    • Pick-up from hotels within Utoro area is not available on the following dates: July 13-15, August 10-18.
    • Shiretoko Five Lakes Visitor Rules:
      1. Feeding the animals in the wild are prohibited.
      2. Please do not litter.
      3. Cooking and eating is not allowed.
      4. Smoking is prohibited.
      5. Walk on the designated pathways only and preserve the marshland and vegetation.
      6. Bringing of pets and plants is prohibited.
    • Lecture fee is included in the tour fare for adults and children, however, infants ages 0-6 will require JPY 100 on site.
    • Please be on time. If you run late and miss the safety lecture, you will not be permitted to join the tour midway.
    • If the tour encounters or is contacted about the appearance of bears, this tour will be subject to shortening or cancellation.
    • Free binocular rental is available, but will not be available on rainy weather. Free rain boots rental is available (for shoe size 15cm - 28cm) on rainy days.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 49.84
USD 49.84

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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Daily
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Shiretoko Goko Five Lakes Wildlife Trekking Tour with an English-Speaking Guide