Ginsendai in Daisetsuzan & Kurodake Ropeway, 2 Picturesque Autumn Forests


Hokkaido is the very first place in Japan where the autumn colors entirely tint the forests and mountains. A day trip to two popular autumn leaves viewing sites whose access by private cars are restricted! A nice and easy 1 day tour with full enjoyment of viewing autumn leaves. 1. Ginsendai Green conifers and vermilion and yellow broadleaf trees are blended in the mountain with a view that's just like an exquisite brocade. 2. Mt. Kurodake in Daisetsuzan Take a ropeway from the foot of the mountain to the 5th station. Have you ever viewed the autumn leaves spread beneath your eyes from above? Enjoy looking at the tinted face of the mountain. [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant (3 - 5)" - A bus seat only. (No meals) *Other departure dates are available. (Please be aware that Meeting time and Bus type may be different.) >>>22861 (Departures: Sept. 14, 16, 19, 24, 26, 30 Oct. 2) >>>22862 (Departures: Sept. 17, 22, 25 Oct. 3) >>>22863 (Departures: Sept. 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30 *Lavatory and makeup table are equipped on the bus) *The best viewing season of the autumn leaves Ginsendai: early - mid-Sept. Mt. Kurodake: mid-Sept. - early Oct. *Recommendations ・Comfortable walking shoes.  *Sandals and high heel shoes are not permitted. ・Rain coat (umbrellas are not permitted.) ・Winter clothes (sweaters, wind breaker, etc.) ・Backpack (Hands-free is always convenient.) *Items included – 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). [Attention] *This course was planned with the reference of the autumn leaves viewing season of the previous years. However, the best viewing season differs depending on weather conditions. When autumn leaves are not in a good condition, the time at the viewing place may be shortened. When the viewing place is closed due to snowfall, this place will be skipped. *Kurodake Ropeway may be suspended due to strong wind or bad weather. In that case, the tour goes to Daisetsuzan Photograph Museum, Sounkyo (admission fee required) instead. Admission fee to the museum will be paid from the ropeway fare (special group price) which is included in the tour fee, and the rest of the ropeway fare will be refunded. *Ginsendai is a sightseeing place, located on the mountain trail of Mt. Akadake. From the bus parking lot to Ginsendai, you need to walk up an unpaved sloped trail for about 20 minutes and return on the same trail back to the parking. Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change due to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. (Sightseeing at Ginsendai and Mt. Kurodake may be switched, depending on the departure day.) *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *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: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo station, North Exit, Kane-no-Hiroba (Meet 7:20) -- Ginsendai (Leading autumn leaves viewing spot in Daisetsuzan/approx. 60 mins) - View scenic views of Sounkyo gorge from the bus. Daisetsuzan Sounkyo Kurodake Ropeway station - View autumn leaves from the ropeway- 5th station, Mt. Kurodake (Autumn leaves viewing / Total 120 mins, including ropeway journey time) -- Kurodake Ropeway station -- Sapporo (Schedule 19:00~20:00)

location Sapporo


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:20 AM



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  • Chinese

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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