[Eastern Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus] Utoro & Tokachigawa Onsen, 3 Day Plan / Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel & Kangetsuen


1. Stay overnight at 2 hot spring resorts, Utoro and Tokachigawa! Unwind yourself in the hot spring baths. 2. Enjoy a special winter experience by boarding the "Aurora" icebreaker ship. Feel the vessel vibrate as it crunches through the drift ice! 3. Enjoy local signature food "Okhotsk Abashiri Zangi-don"! *Abashiri Zangi-don: a rice bowl topped with fried natural Okhotsk Salmon. >>>Click here for details about the Eastern Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus [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" - bus seat (no meals or bedding) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [IMPORTANT] *A tour conductor accompany the tour for Day 1 only, and there is no foreign language support during the tour (your choice of language on the reservation form is the communication language for the confirmation e-mail only, and not for the tour itself.) Please let us know where you will get off the tour bus from the choices below: ① Otaru station ② Sapporo station ③ New Chitose Airport [Tour's Key Points] *This tour consists of joining our company's one day tour from Sapporo station to Abashiri Port on Day 1 (Course No.22898) followed by riding the "Eastern Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus" for Days 2 and 3. *Icebreaker Ship "Aurora" cruise goes ahead regardless of the drift ice condition. Once the cruise departs, no refund can be made even if you cannot see the drift ice. When the cruise is cancelled, the cruise fare will be refunded on Day 1. *Lunch and admission fees to the sightseeing facilities are covered by customers. (Except Aurora cruise fare.) *A tour conductor does not accompany the tour on Day 2 onwards but a Japanese speaking guide does. In case of emergencies, please use the tablet device for translation assistance. *Sightseeing information on Day 2 and onwards will be in Japanese only. *On the day(s) you will be using the bus, please make your way directly to the meeting point or hotel reception. A member of staff will be taking registration of passengers so please provide your name. The bus will leave strictly on time so please give yourself enough time. *Please be ready to board on the bus 10 minutes before the departure time at all the bus stops. As this is a sightseeing bus on a schedule, it will not wait for you if you are late. If you happen to have missed the bus, please make your own way to your intended destination paying for your own travel expenses. *There is a possibility that the bus arrives later than the scheduled time because the bus goes by way of other places first. *This bus will be shared with passengers from other tour groups and the general public. Although you are free to sit where you like, when the bus is crowded, seats may be allocated for you and you may have to sit with someone you don't know. *Children aged 2 and under and don't require a seat can participate for free. However, if a seat for them is required, please apply under the child category. *Although the bus will do its best to stick to the schedule, should the bus be forced to change course due to road or weather conditions, time spent at sightseeing spots may have to be shortened or even left out of the itinerary. There will be no refund on these grounds. *If you cancel on the day, the tour fee and bus fare will not be refunded. *If any of the sightseeing locations are closed on the day, an alternative place will be visited. [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 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: 1
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo station, North exit (7:50 Meet) -- Sunagawa Highway Oasis -- Roadside Rest Area "Maruseppu" (Shopping) -- Okhotsk Bazar (Abashiri Zangi-don lunch) -- Icebreaker Ship "Aurora", Abashiri Port (1-hour cruise/Depart 16:40) -- **Transfer to Eastern Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus** -- Utoro Onsen (Overnight. Scheduled arrival 18:40) Travel from Sapporo station to Abashiri port will be our tour bus. [Course No.22898]

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Utoro Onsen (8:00 Depart) -- Road to Heaven / Drive through -- Kiyosato Information Exchange Facility Kiyoru (Rest: 15 mins) -- Lake Mashu First Observatory (Visit: 30 mins) -- Lake Akan (Lunch on your own, 80 mins) -- Akan International Crane Center (JPY470/person, separate cost) -- Tokachigawa Onsen (Overnight. Scheduled arrival 18:00)

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Tokachigawa Onsen (8:40 Depart) -- Ryugetsu Sweetpia Garden (Shopping) -- White Birch Street / Drive through -- Roadside Rest Area "Shikaoi" (Rest: 20 mins) -- Nissho Pass (Lunch on your own, 50 mins) -- New Chitose Airport (14:15 Schedule) -- Sapporo station, North exit (15:25 Schedule) -- Otaru station (16:35 Schedule)

location Sapporo


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:50 AM



  • 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