Eastern Hokkaido Autumn Leaves: Lake Akan, Fukuhara Sanso, Lake Mashu & Bihoro Pass


1. Appreciate the autumn colors surrounding Lake Akan on a 'Yakata Bune' pleasure boat. Rent a charming boat and look forward to being among the vibrant leaves. Takiguchi is one of the most beautiful spots on Lake Akan almost depicting a miniature autumn foliage garden. 2. Accommodation is the New Akan Hotel. Enjoy the rooftop 'Sky Garden Spa' and the open-air hot spring baths. Dinner is a buffet featuring 80 Western, Japanese and seasonal dishes. 3. Admire even more autumnal landscapes at Fukuhara Sanso, the Bihoro Pass observatory with views of Lake Kussharo and more! [Additional Information] *Tour inclusions: Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. *Items not included: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *Items included in “Infant Price”: bus seat only (no meals or bedding) *Day 1 Lunch Options / Tokachitei in Nissho Pass A. Pork rice bowl and soba noodles set B. Gyu-toro rice bowl and soba noodles set. *Ground raw beef topped on rice. Goes really well with wasabi and soy sauce. C. Tokachikko Aina Gozen (Makunouchi-style Bento) -All cost JPY1,300. - For those interested, please write your option in the remarks box at the time of booking or fill in the inquiry form at least three business days before the tour departure. - Please pay the tour conductor in cash on the day. - For those who did not apply before the tour, please have lunch at the same facility (50 mins) but please be aware that it might take a while for your food to arrive at busy times. [Attention] *Please be aware that seats are not prepared inside the pleasure boat, only a tatami room. The pleasure boats may be suspended during bad weather. *This course is planned according to the best period for autumn leaves in previous years but this does not guarantee that this year will be the same and could be slightly later or earlier. If conditions are not at their best, we may decide to shorten our visits to the affected places. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *Depending on the road conditions on the day, the order of the itinerary may change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign guests. *Please be aware that some ingredients, especially seafood, may change depending on the catch and stock availability. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo North Exit (Meet 8:50) -- Shimizu (See the Tokachi Plains from an observation deck) -- Fukuhara Sanso (Wander around the famous autumn foliage viewing spot/60 mins) -- Roadside Station Ashoro Ginga Hall 21 (Quick stop/20mins) -- Lake Onneto (Visit Goshikinuma, or 'five-colored marshes'/15 mins) -- Lake Akan Onsen (Overnight. Schedule 17:00) *Enjoy the rooftop 'Sky Garden Spa' and the open-air hot spring baths. Dinner is a buffet featuring 80 Western, Japanese and seasonal dishes.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Lake Akan Onsen (Depart 8:20. *Early departure of 7:50 on Oct. 13) -- Sanbashi - (See the autumn colors of Laka Akan aboard a Yakata Bune pleasure boat plus the marimo algae balls on Churui Island. Bingo competition will also be held on the boat/2 hour ride)- Sanbashi -- Lake Mashu (A mysterious lake/30 mins) -- Bihoro Pass (See Lake Kussharo from an observation deck plus lunch by yourself/50 mins) -- Sapporo North Exit (Schedule 19:00~19:30)

location Sapporo


Departure place


Meeting Time

08:50 AM



  • English

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

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