Hakodate, Otaru & Sapporo by Hokkaido Shinkansen Gran Class (new first class) for return journey 


1. Hokkaido Shinkansen Gran Class (new first class), offers just 18 seats in a car. - Snacks are available at any time. (Japanese food only) - 9 varieties of soft drinks and alcohol beverages including beer, Sake and wine are available. 2. Overnight at our A-rank hotels for 2 nights. For the 1st night, a guest room is equipped with an open-air bath. 3. Visit three cities: Hakodate, Otaru, Sapporo for a nice escape from the heat. 4. Meals are specially selected. Lunch on Day 2: Sea urchin rice bowl, a specialty dish of Hokkaido. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Shakotan over lunch. (*May: Fresh seafood rice bowl. September: Steamed sea urchin rice bowl) Lunch on Day 3: French style, prepared with the fresh local ingredients at The Windsor Hotel TOYA Resort & Spa. (*June 30th, August 1st & September 8th: Japanese lunch) [Additional information] *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seat only (No meal and bedding.) *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] *Shinkansen journey [*Outbound is Green Car (first class) & Return is using Gran Class (new first class)]: Due to the seat arrangements, even if you reserve the tour as a group or pair, you may not be allocated seats close to each other. In the Gran Class, each row has 3 seats. *A room for 3 people or more: Twin room with extra bed(s) or sofa bed(s), or 2 separate rooms may be provided. *A clear night view may not be possible due to weather conditions on the tour day. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. It may be the case that the tour operates in reverse order. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothing and shoes for walking. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *Some part(s) of the meal is subject to change, due to the availability of the ingredients. *Japanese-speaking sightseeing guide is provided. The tour conductor speaks English or Chinese, but the tour conductor does not translate the guiding. *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: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo station【9:36 Departure】 -【Green Car, Shinkansen "Hayabusa"】- Shin Hakodate Hokuto station -- Motomachi (Stroll around the area famous for its churches resulting in a more European atmosphere.) -- Yunokawa Onsen (Overnight)  *A guest room with an open-air bath is guaranteed! Enjoy a relaxing time at the hotel, facing the beautiful sea. Visiting Mt. Hakodate for the night view after dinner is possible if you are interested.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Yunokawa Onsen -- Shakotan (A coastal benchland which faces the deep blue ocean, called Shakotan blue/ Sea urchin rice bowl lunch. May: Fresh seafood rice bowl・September: Steamed sea urchin rice bowl.) -- Otaru (Stroll around the romantic canal town.) -- Hotel Shika-no-Yu Hanamomiji (Overnight)  *Hotel is surrounded by lush nature in the valley, and boasts quality natural springs. Enjoy foot bathing and stroll around the hot spring town. Dinner is a Japanese style, prepared with local ingredients.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Jozankei Onsen -- Sapporo (Stroll around Odori Park) -- Lake Toya (French style lunch *June 30th, August 1st & September 8th: Japanese lunch) -- Shin Hakodate Hokuto station -【Gran Class, Shinkansen "Hayabusa"】- Tokyo station【20:32 Arrival】

location Tokyo


Departure place


Meeting Time

09:00 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

14 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