Dynamic Hokkaido: 5-Day Scenic Highlights / Upgrade Plan

Highlights

☆Upgrade Plan☆ (Acceptable from 2 people) ・Hotel upgrade on Day 1 at Tokachigawa Onsen: Kangetsuen【A rank】with buffet style dinner. ・Room upgrade on Day 2 at Oehonke hotel in Onneyu Onsen: Rooms in the luxury Hienkaku section. ・Room upgrade on Day 3 at Hotel Kitafukuro: Japanese-Western rooms, luxurious evening meal served! ・Hotel upgrade on Day 4 at Akan Onsen: Forest of Akan Tsuruga Resort HANAYUUKA【B rank】, Lakeside Western rooms or Japanese-Western rooms. *This upgrade plan shares the same bus as the basic plan (Course No. 30610). *basic plan ① The popular course is back this year again! Let's explore the natural beauties of Eastern Hokkaido! ② This tour includes round trip flights for your convenience. Fly in and out of airports in Eastern Hokkaido. ③ All accommodation are hot spring hotels! Leave your daily life behind and immerse yourself in the Great Nature of Eastern Hokkaido! This tour is suitable for those who have already visited major sightseeing spots such as Sapporo, Hakodate, Asahiyama Zoo etc. and want to get to know this region better. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [Additional information] *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). *Items included in "Infant price" - Airplane and bus seats, domestic flight facility usage charge. Meals and bedding are not provided. *Flowering information ・Furano (poppies): mid-Jun. ~ mid-Jul. ・Furano (lavender): late Jun. ~ early Aug. → Full bloom: Jul. 20~ early Aug. ・Biei (mid-Jun. ~ early Aug.)    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------         [Attention] Itinerary and Contents *The course may be done in reverse due to circumstances involving accommodation, sightseeing spots and/or the order of accommodation is changed. Please be assured that this will be not lead to omissions or shortening of visits to each location. *When Shiretoko Pass on Day 3 is closed due to snowfall, the tour goes to "Shiretoko World Heritage Centre・Roadside Rest Area Utoro Shirietoku" instead (*Shiretoko Pass is usually open from late April.) *With regards to the Shiretoko First Lake stroll activity, the promenade may be partly or wholly closed in case of bad weather, appearance of bears etc. *You may not be able to encounter wild animals, due to weather or other conditions. *The Shiretoko sightseeing boat will be cancelled if there is stormy weather around/rough sea conditions. *Flower blooming time varies slightly according to weather. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *Meals are subject to change owing to availability of ingredients on the day (especially seafood) *A Japanese-speaking tour guide is accompanied. A tour conductor speaks English or Chinese, however the translation of the sightseeing information will not be provided. Accommodation *If you booked a room for 3 people, a twin room with an extra bed or two rooms may be provided. Joining the tour and Flights *Depending on the departure day, some flights will need to transfer at New Chitose Airport. *Meeting time on the tour departure day is 50 minutes before the flight departure time. Any costs for accommodation around the airport the night before the tour or for transportation to the airport are covered by customers. (Detailed information about meeting place and time will be revealed at least 7 days prior to the tour departure day.) *The schedule of the tour may have to be changed due to delays or change of the departure/arrival airport caused by bad weather, etc. Under such circumstances, any extra accommodation, meals and transportation fee may be incurred, and these costs will be covered by customers. *Seat allocations for airplanes or Shinkansen trains: Due to seating arrangements, even if you booked the tour as a group or a pair, you may have to sit separately. *To change customers (name change), a confirmation from the airline is necessary. When the flight is fully booked, a name change is not possible. When a name change is possible, a handling fee will be charged. Other *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.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Haneda Airport [Depart 11:30~13:30] -- Tokachi Obihiro Airport -- Banei Horse Ranch Tokachi (See "Banba" horses/approx. 30 mins) *Banba horses are bred for pulling extremely heavy loads, so their physical build is even greater than thoroughbreds and were used for farming. -- Shichiku Garden (approx. 30 mins) -- Rokkatei Main Store (approx. 20 mins) -- Tokachigawa Onsen (Overnight)   *Experience a moor hot spring here, a heritage of Hokkaido and one of the world's few places where you can do so. The water is heated by ancient vegetation buried deep underground which then resurfaces as a hot spring spewing out organic plant matter.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokachigawa Onsen -- Tokachigaoka Observatory (View the Tokachi Plain/approx. 15 mins) -- Furano (Seasonal flowers in bloom/approx. 40 mins *Flowering season: Jul.~ Aug.) -- Shikisai no Oka in Biei (View green hills/approx. 40 mins) -- Blue Pond in Shirogane (A cobalt blue pond/approx. 20 mins) -- Asahiyama Zoo (The northernmost zoo in Japan/approx. 90 mins) -- Onneyu Onsen (Overnight)   *Enjoy Hokkaido gourmet dinner with scallops, BBQ, etc. Rooms in the luxury Hienkaku section.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Onneyu Onsen -- Kitahama station (May: Shibazakura at Higashimokoto Shibazakura Park, June-August: Various flowers at Koshimizu Gensei-kaen (Primeval Flower Garden), September: common glasswort (Salicornia europaea) at Lake Notoro, October: You will see salmon at the Pereke River, where salmon swim upstream to spawn.) -- Road to Heaven (Visit/approx. 5 mins) -- Oshin & Koshin Waterfalls (A famous waterfall in Shiretoko/approx. 15 mins) -- Utoro Port (See a World Heritage Site from the sea./approx. 90 mins) -- Shiretoko Ichiko Lake (Walking on elevated wooden path/approx. 50 mins *Total walking distance: approx. 1.6 Km) -- Shiretoko Pass (approx. 15 mins *When the pass is closed due to snowfall, the tour goes to Shiretoko World Heritage Center・Roadside Rest Area Utoro Shirietoku or a nearby sightseeing place instead.) -- Kawayu Onsen (Overnight)   *Stay at a hotel inside Akan Mashu National Park. Strongly acidic (pH 1.8) hot spring water to leave your skin warm and pleasant. *Japanese-Western rooms, luxurious evening meal served!

Day 4
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Kawayu Onsen -- Lake Mashu (Known as "foggy Lake Mashu"/approx. 15 mins) -- Notsuke Peninsula (Free time at the remote place "Todowara"/approx. 90 mins *Total walking distance: approx. 3 Km) -- Lake Furen (Ramsar registered lake/approx. 20 mins) -- 900 Sogen Grassland (View green grass fields/approx. 15 mins) -- Akanko Onsen (Overnight) Lakeside Western rooms or Japanese-Western rooms.

Day 5
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Akanko Onsen -- Hokuto Observatory, Kushiro Marshland (View Kushiro Marshland from the observatory/approx. 20 mins) -- Kushiro city (Shopping for seafood/approx. 30 mins) -- Tanchozuru Natural Park (approx. 30 mins) -- Kushiro Airport -- Haneda Airport [Arrive 15:20~16:55]



location Haneda Airport

Detail

Departure place

Haneda Airport

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Hokkaido

Language
  • 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

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)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition