[Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus] Sounkyo Onsen Resort → Abashiri


A sightseeing bus that travels around the tourist spots with efficiency.
Daily operation. Single participation is welcome!
“Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus” is the right choice for those who want to enjoy the scenery and sightseeing without driving a car or do not want to drive for long distances!
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This sightseeing bus is shared with other passengers and other tour participants. The bus ticket is for one way, not for a round-trip. After getting off the bus, please enjoy sightseeing by yourself.
*When booking the tour, please choose bus stops from the list below and write the name of the bus stop (or name of the hotel). If you do not write this, we cannot confirm your reservation. In this case, we will contact you later. When we cannot reach you, your reservation will be declined.

★Detailed bus schedule from/to hotels

*Please​​ note​​ that the above​​ time​​ table​​ is​​ only​​ for​​ reference,​​ so​​ it​​ may​​ not​​ be​​ applicable​​ for​​ your​​ actual​​ plan.​​ Your​​ confirmed​​ schedule​​ will​​ be​​ stated​​ on​​ the​​ confirmation​​ E-mail.

"*Icebreaker ship “Aurora” This course does not include the boarding fare for Aurora. If you are interested in the cruise, please make a reservation on your own. During the tour period, the following cruises are available. 【H8510】14:40 Arrival at Roadside Rest Area Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri Cruise departure: 15:00 (Jan. 20th – 31st) Cruise departure: 15:30 (Feb. 1st – Feb. 28th) *Cruise time: approx. 1 hour (differs, depending on the drift ice) *If there is no drift ice, the cruise will be a sightseeing cruise to Cape Notoro. *For the Sunset Cruise, if the number of the passengers has not reached the minimum required to run or the likelihood of seeing drift ice is low on the day, the cruise may be cancelled. *Since this is a regular route bus, it may be running earlier or later than listed on the timetable due to traffic." [Items included in "Infant price"]
Bus seat only

*No tour guide is provided. No language support is available. Your choice of language on the reservation form is the communication language for the confirmation e-mail, and not for the guiding on the tour.
*To book this bus tour, staying at a hotel /ryokan within the eastern or northern Hokkaido area is necessary. When boarding the bus, please show the bus staff your hotel /ryokan coupon, confirmation e-mail or printed confirmation letter.
*Please note that the tour is guided in Japanese.
*Bus stops at several points and this might cause delay. *Maps of the bus stop will be attached to the final confirmation letter within 48 hours after the reservation is made.
*Bus departs on scheduled time. Please be punctual and come to the departure point well before the departure time.
*Please come to a bus stop at least 10 minutes before the departure time.
*Lunch is not included in the tour fee. Please buy lunch on your own.
*Admission fee to sightseeing spot & cruise / ropeway fare are not included in the tour fee.
*Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended.
*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 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
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotels in Sounkyo Onsen Hot Spring Resort (Departure 7:40~7:55) -- Waterfalls of Ginga & Ryusei -- Michi-no-Eki Onneyu Onsen -- Hotels in Onneyu Onsen Hot Spring Resort -- JR Kitami Station, South Exit -- Memanbetsu Airport -- Michi-no-Eki Meruhen-no-Oka Memambetsu (Lunch by yourself) -- Hill of Marchen -- Hotels at Lakeside of Lake Abashiri (Departure 12:50-13:00) -- ① Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum (Admission fee JPY 750, separate cost / *Choose either ① or ②.) -- ②Abashiri Prison Museum (Admission fee JPY 1,080, separate cost / *Choose either ① or ②.) -- Memanbetsu Airport -- Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum -- Abashiri Prison Museum -- JR Abashiri Station -- Michi-no-Eki Ryuhyo-kaido Abashiri / Icebreaker Ship Aurora (Scheduled arrival 14:40)


Departure place

Designated place (Hokkaido)

Meeting Time



  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

1 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