【Departure guaranteed】2 Nights at Hot Spring Hotel. Sapporo Snow Festival & Icebreaker Ship "Garinko" on Drift Ice & 3 Varieties of Crabs, 3 Days

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Garinko (image)

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Sapporo Snow Festival (image)©HBC

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Dinner of 3 varieties of crabs on Day2 (image)

Highlights

*Tour Highlights* ■Sapporo Snow Festival :Enjoy fantastic world of snow at the festival for 180 minutes. ■Sounkyo gorge:Enjoy Sounkyo Ice Fall Festival at night. No worries, you are staying at Sounkyo. ■Monbetsu Port :Enjoy watching drift ice close at hand from the powerful icebreaker ship cruise! ■Wakkanai:Cape Soya, the northernmost point of Japan!There is a monument. 【※】Departures on February 3rd and 4th. The tour on February 3rd and 4th operates in reverse order to adjust the schedule of the Sapporo Snow Festival. Not only the schedule of the festival but also some other unavoidable circumstances such as the flight schedule and others occurs, tour also operates in reverse order or switches the visiting places. [Items included in "Infant price"] Aviation seat, Passenger facility charge, Bus seat (No meal and bedding) [Notes] *Drift ice is the natural phenomenon, and this is not guaranteed to observe, depending on the weather condition. Icebreaker ship cruise might be cancelled due to the conditions of the drift ice or weather. Due to the above reasons, any cancellation or change of the reserved tour will incur cancellation fee on the regulated date which is the same practice of the normal tour rules to follow. When there is no drift ice on the cruise, cruise will be the Okhotsk Sea sightseeing cruise. The refund of the fare difference will be made. (Reference of drift ice in 2017) First observed on Jan. 26th, First reached to the coast on Feb. 2nd, End on Apr. 11th. *Tour might operate in reverse order, depending on the schedule of the flight or the reservation of the hotel. ※Flight might be changed or delayed due to the bad weather or unavoidable circumstances which cause the drastic change in the tour schedule. In accordance with this circumstances, additional accommodation, meals and other transportation fees might be necessary which are the expenses of the customers. *【Average temperature of February】●Sapporo⇒-2.0℃  ●Monbetsu⇒-4.0℃  ●Wakkanai⇒-3.0℃ Winter clothing is necessary. Please prepare heavy coat, sweaters, cloves and other necessary items. *Snowmobile experience might be cancelled when the weather is bad or no snow due to the warm temperature. ※Scheduled event might be changed or cancelled due to the bad weather or unavoidable circumstances occur. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended. *According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed. *This tour is attended by a tour guide and a tour conductor. The tour guide gives sightseeing information in Japanese only. *The tour conductor, who can communicate either English or Chinese, gives language support to the tour members but does not translate the Japanese sightseeing information into English nor into Chinese. *Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. *The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places. *Any change of the passengers (name) needs additional arrangement with airlines. This arrangement may not be accepted due to the congestion of flights, etc. Please also note change fee is required when change is successfully made. *Please note that the flight transfer might be necessary. *Seats for your group members in the plane or shinkansen may be separated due to the arrangement. *Meal contents, especially seafood, are subject to change owing to availability on the day. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control. *If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail. *The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot. *(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.) Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement. Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Midnight snack: 0
  • Haneda Airport【Departure 7:00~9:30 / ※Departure at 10:50 on Feb. 3rd & 4th.】 New Chitose Airport Sapporo (Sapporo Snow Festival visit / approx. 180 min) Sounkyo Onsen (Overnight) ※Sounkyo Ice Fall Festival visit after dinner on your own.

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Midnight snack: 0
  • Sounkyo Onsen Monbetsu Port (Icebreaker Ship "Garinko" cruise / approx. 60 min) Cape Ryuhyo (Viewing drift ice on Okhotsk Sea / approx. 15 min) Lake Kuccharo (Place of swans to migrate / approx. 15 min) Wakkanai Onsen (Overnight) ※Dinner: Half hairy crab, 2 legs of snow crab, 2 legs of king crab, Botan shrimps and others.

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Midnight snack: 0
  • Wakkanai Onsen Cape Soya (The monument of the northernmost point of Japan / approx. 20 min) Wakkanai・Soya Fureai Park Snow Land (Snowmobile experience / approx. 30 min)・Wakkanai Sub-port Market (String pull game / approx. 20 min) Wakkanai Airport Haneda Airport【Arrival 15:20 / ※Arrival at 18:30~21:00 for departures on Feb. 3rd & 4th.】



location Haneda Airport

Detail

Departure place

Haneda Airport

Destination

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

2 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

2 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition

Cancellation fees will be charged ad following

From -1 to the departure date

100% of the fare

From 0 to the departure date

50% of the fare

From 1 to the departure date

40% of the fare

From 7 to the departure date

30% of the fare

From 20 to the departure date

20% of the fare