Winter Hokkaido: Noboribetsu Onsen, Otaru & Icebreaker Ship Experience [Hokkaido recovery promotion]

Highlights

Hokkaido Fukkouwari Tour The Japanese government has subsidized JPY9,000 for this tour. This tour is being sold at a discounted price to support the Fukkouwari (post-earthquake discounts) campaign. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Enjoy a comfortable tour visiting popular sightseeing spots and viewing stunning winter scenery! 2. Days 1 & 2 explore Central Hokkaido visiting Noboribetsu, Lake Toya, Otaru etc. Also relax in the famous hot spring waters at Noboribetsu Onsen. 3. Day 3 heads to Eastern Hokkaido and the Sea of Okhotsk. Board the icebreaker ship Garinko II and admire the drift ice scenery which you can only get in Hokkaido during the winter! Please write in the 'Additional Information' section of the booking form: 1. A boarding point from the choices below: ・Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu -------------Depart 9:00 ・Sapporo Tokyu REI Hotel ---------------Depart 9:10 ・Sapporo View Hotel Odori Park -------- Depart 9:20 ・Century Royal Hotel -------------------- Depart 9:30 ・New Chitose Airport -------------------- Depart 11:00 2. An attraction from the choices below for each location: [Noboribetsu, Day 1] Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe OR Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura OR Noboribetsu Bear Park *When Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura is closed for maintenance checks, please choose from the other two remaining options. (until 4 March~7 March) *Please pay for entrance fees by yourself. [Otaru, Day 2] Mt. Tengu OR Kitaichi Glass *If you want to ride the Otaru Tenguyama ropeway, please pay the fare yourself. 3. A mobile phone number that works in Japan, if you have one. Otherwise, please include the name of your hotel, check-in date and the name the booking is under. *Since this is an independent plan, a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents such as the final itinerary sheet and coupons so that customers can deal with the admin on their own during the trip. [Additional Information] *All necessary documents will be sent to you in an attached e-mail at least one week before the tour departure date. Please either print out a hard copy and bring with you or display them on a mobile device. *Tour inclusions: Bus fares for Days 1-3; Accommodation (3 nights/Dinner x1 & Breakfast x3); Garinko II boarding fare; lunch on Day 3 (Makunouchi bento) 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 and Child price: same as above *Baby (0~2) price: JPY5,000 (Noboribetsu Manseikaku facility usage fees and Day 3 bus fare included. However, lunch is not included.) Although the screen will show JPY0, once the booking is officially confirmed, we will add JPY5,000 when processing the payment by credit card. *If you require bus seats for Days 1 & 2 for your baby aged between 0 and 2 years old, then please apply under "Infant". All the tour inclusions will then be the same as Adult. [Attention] 【Fukkouwari Campaign】 *The subsidy allocated for the trip cannot be refunded. Furthermore, the subsidy cannot be used for application fees or cancellation fees. ・The subsidy will be lost at the same time when the booking is cancelled. ・If the customer cancels once a travel agreement is established, the standard cancellation fee will apply based on the discounted price. ・This right to receiving subsidies cannot be transferred or sold to someone else. *A bus guide is on board for Days 1 & 2 but only speaks Japanese. Please use the multilingual audio guide. *A tour conductor is on board for Day 3 but only speaks Japanese. A bus guide and multilingual audio guides are not available. *The meeting place in central Sapporo for Day 1 are the hotels listed in the itinerary. If you are staying at a different hotel, then please make your own way to one of the hotels listed. About the sightseeing bus tours: - Operating Company: Hokkaido Access Network Co., Ltd. - Please be at the front of your hotel (meeting point) at least 10 minutes before departure (for the Century Royal Hotel, please be at the entrance lobby on the first floor). When it is time, a member of staff will make the call out for everyone to gather. If you are getting on from New Chitose Airport, please allow 45 minutes or more for the connection time from the scheduled arrival time of the plane to the scheduled departure of the bus. Please come to the 'Hokkaido Resort Liner' domestic tour desk on the first floor of the Domestic Terminal at least 15 minutes beforehand. The bus will leave as scheduled. You cannot join the tour if you are late and miss the bus. A refund is also not available so please make sure you are on time. - This sightseeing bus will be shared with customers from other courses (including Japanese) and those who booked with other tour companies. Depending on numbers, the bus could be a small/medium/large sized vehicle, a taxi or a jumbo taxi. - Bus seats are non-reserved and non-smoking. Depending on numbers, you may be designated a seat and you may have to sit next to someone you do not know. - Please put your phone into silent mode and refrain from speaking on it. Other: - The Nikka Whiskey Yoichi Distillery is closed between 25 December and 7 January. During this period, the tour will visit somewhere else and adjust the times accordingly. *This tour is conducted and organized by Kinki Nippon Tourist Hokkaido Co., Ltd. *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.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu (Depart 9:00) Sapporo Tokyu REI Hotel (Depart 9:10) Sapporo View Hotel Odori Park (Depart 9:20) Century Royal Hotel (Depart 9:30) New Chitose Airport (Depart 11:00) Northern Horse Park [Visit plus lunch by yourself /95 mins] Optional activity at Noboribetsu (Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe OR Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura OR Noboribetsu Bear Park / 100 mins) Pick-up/drop-off service included *Please pay for entrance fees by yourself. Noboribetsu Onsen (Overnight. Arrive 16:30)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel (8:30 Departure) (Lake Toya) Silo Observatory [Visit/approx. 30 mins] Fukidashi Park in Kyogoku town [Visit/approx. 25 mins] Kinoko Okoku in Niki town ('Mushroom Kingdom') [Lunch by yourself/approx. 45 mins] Nikka Whiskey Yoichi Distillery [Visit/approx. 50 mins] Optional activity at Otaru (Mt. Tengu OR Kitaichi Glass/70 mins) Pick-up/drop-off service included. Please pay the Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway fee yourself (Sapporo city hotels) Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu (Overnight. Arrive 17:40)

Day 3
  • Breakfast: 1 (Breakfast Box)
  • Lunch: 1 (Lunch Box)
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel (Depart 7:00) *Please pick up a Breakfast bento box at the front desk by yourself and eat it on the bus. Sunagawa SA [Rest/15 mins] Takinoue Roadside Station [Rest/15 mins] Monbetsu (Board the Garinko II Icebreaker ship/60 mins) Okhotsk tower and Tokkari Center (Visit/60 mins) *Entrance fee to be paid by yourself Marukaichi Suisan (Visit/20 mins) Dezuka Suisan (Visit/20 mins) *Crab mayo ball included (1 piece per person) (Stop for rest twice/15 mins at each stop) Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu (Overnight. Arrive 20:00)

Day 4
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Hotel Free time/Please pay for any expenses yourself) Tour ends.



Detail

Departure place

Designated place (Hokkaido)

Meeting Time

-

Destination

Hokkaido

Language
  • 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