Natural Beauty of Hokkaido: Shiretoko Peninsula Cruise, Kushiro Shitsugen & Furano

Highlights

91.4% satisfaction rate from customers last year! Places running out fast! 1. Shiretoko Peninsula, a World Heritage Site: Look forward to the breathtaking scenery from a boat and walking among the lakes from an elevated wooden boardwalk. 2. Experience the famous landscapes of Furano and Biei that provides the essence of what Hokkaido is all about. 3. View the stunning Kushiro Shitsugen wetlands from Toroko Ressha trolley train. [Additional Information] Premium Hotel Plan: Course No.30617 *Additional JPY7,000 *Stay at the upgraded hotel on Day 2: Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel (5 stars) - Please be aware that reservations are dependent on room availability. Shiretoko Night Safari (Day 2) / JPY2,000 - For those interested, please let us know after dinner. - Observe nocturnal wild animals from the bus and, on a clear night, get off the bus and view the stars. - A guide will accompany the trip however they only speak Japanese. There will be no translating of the content. - Activity won't run in stormy weather or if there is a lack of interest. - Unavailable on August 11 & 12 departures as guests go on the Shiretoko Perseid Meteor Shower exclusive boat cruise. - There is no guarantee that you will encounter wild animals. August 11 & 12 Departures only! - Our special plan! Shiretoko Perseid Meteor Shower exclusive boat cruise (after dinner on Day 1) - August 11 & 12 are the peak nights to see the Perseid meteor showers and with this year aligning with the new moon, chances are more favorable than your average year! Look forward to an industry first Shiretoko sightseeing night cruise! - There is no guarantee that you will see the meteor shower or stars. Furthermore, the activity won't run in stormy weather or rough sea conditions. *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”: plane seat, domestic flight facility usage fee and bus seat (meals/bedding not included) [Attention] *The train ride on Day 3 has no seat reservation arrangements, so you may not be able to sit down. Furthermore, the section ridden may change from the one stated in the itinerary. *The elevated wooden boardwalk at Shiretoko First Lake may be partially or wholly closed due to bad weather or sightings of bears in the area. *Depending on the scheduled flights, the order of hotels, sightseeing spots, contents of meals may change or the itinerary will be conducted in reverse order. *You may have to take a connecting flight from New Chitose Airport. *There is no guarantee that you will get to see wild animals. *The scheduled sightseeing boat may be suspended if there is inclement weather. *For any walking activity, bad weather or safety concerns may force us to change the course or cancel it altogether. *Meal contents are subject to change based on product availability. Seafood especially is dependent on the catch and stock availability of the day. *Adjustments and/or omissions could be made to the itinerary due to bad weather, unforeseen circumstances etc. Please also be aware that in the unlikely event that flights and other transportation are significantly delayed/suspended, any additional expenses outside the scope of the itinerary (accommodation, meals, transportation etc.) will have to be paid by the customers. *Flowers may not be in peak condition on the tour day. *This tour is operated with a mixture of Japanese and foreign guests. *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. *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. *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 7:00~9:00】 -- New Chitose Airport or Asahikawa Airport -【New Chitose: 130 mins・Asahikawa: 45 mins】- Farm Tomita, Furano (The famous flower field in Furano/40 mins) -【30 mins】- Blue Pond, Biei (Mysterious cobalt blue pond/20 mins) -【20 mins】- Shikisai-no-oka, Biei(Hill covered in seasonal flowers offering stunning natural scenery/20 mins) -【45 mins】- Asahiyama Zoo (a must-visit zoo if you are in the area/90 mins) -【120 mins】- Onneyu Hotel Shiki Heian-no-Yakata or Oehonke (Overnight) *Popular accommodation where the water is said to have skin-beautifying properties.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Onneyu Hot Spring Resort -【90 mins】- Marchen Hill (Continuous rolling hill scenery typical of Hokkaido/15 mins) -【25 mins】- Abashiri Prison Museum (Visit the prison said to be the hardest in all of Japan to break out from / 50 mins) -【20 mins】- Abashiri (Kaisen Donya for lunch! Seafood rice bowl featuring 12 kinds of seafood including sea urchin, botan shrimp, scallops, salmon roe, surf clam etc. plus shopping/50 mins) -【65 mins】- Oshinkoshin Falls (Famous waterfall of Shiretoko/20 mins) -【10 mins】- Shiretoko (Wonderful scenery on the Shiretoko Peninsula Cruise. With luck, you may be able to see bears! /70 mins) -【25 mins】- Shiretoko First Lake (Explore the lake situated in a World Heritage Site/50 mins. *Walking distance: approx. 1.6km round trip.) -【25 mins】- Utoro Roadside Station, Shirietoku (Shop for Shiretoko products/20 mins) -【5 mins】- Shiretoko Utoro Onsen (Overnight) Open kitchen seafood buffet dinner featuring crab. Night safari afterwards for those who expressed an interest [JPY2000]

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Shiretoko Utoro Onsen -【30 mins】- Shiretoko Pass (Reach the summit of the Shiretoko crossroad to view Kunashiri Island/15 mins) -- Shiretoko crossroad (Pass through) -【80 mins】- Kaiyodai Observatory (Fantastic 360 degree views that give yu a sense of the roundness of Earth. Hot topic among travelers right now! /20 mins) -【55 mins】- Lake Mashu (Clearest waters in Japan!/20 mins) -【60 mins】- Toro Station -Dash through the Kushiro Shitsugen wetlands!! Board the Norokko-go train - Kushiro Station -【30 mins】- Hokuto Viewpoint, Kushiro Shitsugen wetlands (15 mins) -【Kushiro: 20 mins Obihiro: 2hrs】- Kushiro Airport or Tokachi-Obihiro Airport -- Haneda Airport【Arrive 20:30~21:55】



location Haneda Airport

Detail

Departure place

Haneda Airport

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Hokkaido

Language
  • 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

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