2019 Sapporo Snow Festival, Hakodate & Otaru / Noboribetsu Onsen Plan


1. Round-trip by Hokkaido Shinkansen! Departure and return times fully committed to. 2. Stay in top quality accommodation at Noboribetsu Onsen. 3. Look forward to the famous Sapporo Snow Festival! The accommodation is within walking distance of Sapporo Station making access to the festival very easy which you can enjoy during the day and evening. 4. Five meals are included. Experience the best of what Hokkaido has to offer including nigiri sushi in Otaru (sea urchin, salmon roe, fatty tuna etc.) and warm crab hotpot. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [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 (meals and bedding not included.) [Attention] *If the order of accommodation and/or sightseeing spots is changed, the itinerary may be completed in reverse. However, please be assured that none of the sights will be omitted or the visits shortened. *Hotels in and around central Sapporo are expected to be very busy during the festival season and there is a chance that you will be split up into different rooms - 2 person bookings: 2 single rooms may be used. 3 person bookings: 2 or more rooms may be used. *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 mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. *For outdoor activities, please wear warm clothing as it will get very cold. *A Japanese-speaking guide is included. Although the tour conductor can speak English or Chinese, they are not an interpreter for the guide. *When allocating plane or Shinkansen seats, even if you booked as a group, you may be separated. Even customers who booked for two may not be seated next to each other or sat on the same row. *Please be aware that some ingredients 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.) *Meeting time on the tour departure day is 30-40 minutes before the flight departure time. *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
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  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokyo Station [Depart 8:20] -[Hokkaido Shinkansen Hayabusa] - Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Station -[Limited Express Super Hokuto] - Sapporo Station -- Century Royal Hotel or similar standard hotel* (Overnight) The accommodation is within walking distance of Sapporo Station. From there, it is easy to visit the various sites of the festival like Susukino as you please. Look forward to marvelling at the lit-up snow statues and ice sculptures that illuminate the Hokkaido nightscape. *The hotel on Day 1 is one of the following: Century Royal Hotel Sapporo, ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Sapporo, New Otani Inn Sapporo, Royton Sapporo, Hotel Monterey Sapporo, Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo, Hotel Gracery Sapporo, Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo, Hotel MyStays Sapporo Aspen or Cross Hotel Sapporo.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo (Enjoy the snow festival until the late 10:30 departure) -- Otaru (Sushi lunch/Explore the canal streets) -- Lake Shikotsu (Visit Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival to see illuminated ice sculptures.) -- Noboribetsu Onsen (Overnight) Blissful stay at a high quality accommodation. Look forward to Noboribetsu Onsen's selection of seven different baths each with unique properties.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Noboribetsu Onsen [Departure 10:00] -- Onuma Quasi National Park (Warm crab hotpot lunch.) -- Hakodate Bay Area (Shopping in the harbor area.) -- Hakodate Motomachi (View western-style churches and other historic buildings in this neighborhood.) -- Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Station - [Hokkaido Shinkansen Hayabusa] Tokyo Station [Arrive 21:23]

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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

20 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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