Winter Hokkaido: Blue Pond, Shirahige Falls Light-up & Asahiyama Zoo


A very popular winter tour! All departures guaranteed so accepting lots of bookings now! 1. The very popular Blue Pond & Shirahige Falls Light-up event in Biei Enjoy the mysterious and fantastic scenery that you'll want plenty of photos of! The event runs for a limited period only, so grab this opportunity now! 2. Spend 1.5 hrs at Asahiyama Zoo Look forward to seeing a wide variety of animals at this famous zoo. 3. Look forward to shopping at The Sun Kurodo flagship store. Shop for Asahikawa confectionery and baked goods including the original 'kuranama'. [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 (3-5): bus seat (no meals or bedding) *Children aged between 12 and 15 will receive a JPY720 discount from the Adult price. If applicable, please enter this information at the time of booking so we can apply the discount. If you forget to do this during booking, there is a chance that the difference will not be returned to you later so please be careful. [For departures after January 19th] Since this course will finish at Sapporo around 21:30, an optional box meal can be arranged for an additional cost. *Bento box Asahikawa Inaka Nigiri with tea Price: JPY950​ Contents: 2 rice balls (one black rice and one soybean), fish cake with onion, grilled herb chicken, egg omelet, simmered vegetables, etc. ※If you are interested, please let us know by writing in the “Additional Information” of the booking form, or contact us through the inquiry form at least 3 business days prior to the tour departure day.​ ※The bento box will be served on the bus so that you can eat it while heading for the final destination. There will be no stops to buy food on the route. If you do not order this bento box, please prepare something on your own. ※Please pay cash to a tour staff on the day. For departures before January 19th, the optional box meal is not available. Please either bring dinner to the tour or buy it en route. [For those joining the March 2nd tour] While the tour planned to stop at Roadside Rest Area Biei Shirogane Biruke for shopping, due to the start of the light-up event being moved to 18:00 from March, the bus arrives after the facility has closed (17:00). Rather than shopping, it will be a quick bathroom break instead. [Attention] *It will be quite dark in certain areas of the light-up event site so please bring a flashlight. *Please wear warm clothing for outdoor activities (jumper, hat, gloves, earmuffs etc.) and slip-resistant shoes. *Lunch and dinner are not included on this tour. Please buy food at the service areas when we stop or shops during the tour. *The light-up event at the Blue Pond may be cancelled due to the weather. *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: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo North Exit Kane no Hiroba (Meet 10:00) -- Sunagawa Highway Oasis (Free time for lunch including a restaurant where you can try local Sorachi delicacies /60 mins) -- Asahiyama Zoo (Visit/90 mins) -- The Sun Kurodo flagship store (Shopping/20 mins) -- Biei Shirogane Birke Roadside Station (Shopping/20 mins) -- Shirahige Falls (Visit light-up event/10 mins) -- Blue Pond (Visit another light-up event/40 mins) -- Sapporo North Exit (Schedule 21:30)

location Sapporo


Departure place


Meeting Time

10:00 AM



  • English

  • 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

1 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)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition