Hiking in the Daisetsuzan National Park.
Skiing in Furano or Niseko on world class powder.
Seeing the Snow Festival in Sapporo in February.
Watching the Red-Crested Crane mating rituals in Kushiro.
Keeping an eye out for bears in Shiretoko.
- Akan-ko National Park (Lake Akan)
- Utoro (Shiretoko)
- Shiretoko National Park
- Utoro (Shiretoko)
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Day 1 Tokyo
After passing through customs and luggage collection, you're met by an airport guide who will give you your trip documents and direct you to the shared shuttle service which takes you to your hotel. After checking in, spend the rest of the day at leisure, resting and relaxing after your flight. If you do feel like starting exploring, you may wish to walk around the Imperial Gardens.
Day 2 Tokyo
Have a day to acclimatise and sightsee in Tokyo before your rural adventure begins. You might like to visit the Imperial Palace gardens in the heart of the capital, or explore the Edo-period area of Asakusa to see the impressive Sensoji temple.
Day 3 Akan-ko National Park (Lake Akan)
This morning transfer to the airport for the domestic flight to Kushiro where a rental car will be waiting for you. From Kushiro drive through the wetlands, stopping in at the Crane Centre, to the Akan National Park.
Day 4 Akan-ko National Park (Lake Akan)
Day 5 Utoro (Shiretoko)
Day 6 Utoro (Shiretoko)
Day 7 Sounkyo
Day 8 Asahidake
Day 9 Asahidake
Day 10 Asahidake
Day 11 Sapporo
Day 12 Sapporo
Day 13 Tokyo
Day 14 Return home
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